Gagan, Samaresh, Anjali in line for gold in Shooting Nationals
Gagan, Samaresh, Anjali in line for gold in Shooting Nationals

Olympic medallist Gagan Narang and veterans Samaresh Jung and Anjali Bhagwat lined themselves up for gold medals in their respective events at the 58th National Shooting Championships here today.

Abhinav Bindra wins bronze in Shooting Nationals, gold for Hariom Singh
Abhinav Bindra wins bronze in Shooting Nationals, gold for Hariom Singh

India's sole individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra today bagged the 50-metre rifle prone bronze medal, but the gold went to Hariom Singh in the 58th National Shooting Championships here on Wednesday.

Chain Singh bags 50m 3-position rifle bronze; India miss out in team event
Chain Singh bags 50m 3-position rifle bronze; India miss out in team event

Chain Singh won a bronze medal in 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men's Finals, even as India narrowly missed out on a third-place finish in men's team event of the Asian Games here on Friday.

Incheon Asian Games: Day 8 - As it happened...
Incheon Asian Games: Day 8 - As it happened...

Welcome to our live blog for all the action of Day 8 at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.

Asian Games: Indian women bag bronze in double trap shooting
Asian Games: Indian women bag bronze in double trap shooting

The Indian shooting team comprising Shagun Chowdhary, Shreyasi Singh and Varsha Varman bagged a bronze in women's double trap event but Gurpreet Singh narrowly missed out on a medal in his event at the 17th Asian Games here Thursday.

Asiad 2014: India aiming to make mark with big medal haul in Incheon
Asiad 2014: India aiming to make mark with big medal haul in Incheon

Bolstered by a better-than-expected performance in the Commonwealth Games, Indian athletes would now look to assert themselves against the sporting might of continental powerhouses such as China and Japan in the 17th Asian Games commencing here on Thursday.

Shooting World Championships: Gagan Narang misses Olympic quota by a place
Shooting World Championships: Gagan Narang misses Olympic quota by a place

Gagan Narang missed out on an Olympic quota by just one place as he finished sixth in the finals of 50-metre rifle prone while Prakash Nanjappa and Jitu Rai narrowly missed out on finals of men's 10-metre air pistol in the 51st Shooting World Championships here on Thursday.

Task cut out as Indian shooters begin World Championships campaign
Task cut out as Indian shooters begin World Championships campaign

They may have been hitting the bulls eyes often in recent years but Indian shooters will still have their task cut out when they take to the range for the 51st World Championships starting here on Monday, eyeing as many Olympic quotas as possible.

Telangana Government bonanza for Commonwealth Games medallists

There was a bonanza for several sportspersons here Friday with the Telangana Government presenting cash awards to players like Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Gagan Narang for bringing laurels to the country and the state in events such as Commonwealth Games.

Telangana government rewards CWG medallists, other sportspersons

There was a bonanza for several sportspersons here today with the Telangana Government presenting cash awards to players like Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Gagan Narang for bringing laurels to the country and the state in events such as Commonwealth Games.

Indian shooters biggest beneficiary of government grants

With shooters bringing laurels at major international meets, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has emerged as the biggest beneficiary of government grants in the last three years.

Time to switch gear for World Championships and Asiad: Gagan Narang

Ace shooter Gagan Narang, who recently bagged a silver and a bronze in 50-metre rifle prone and 50-metre rifle 3 position, respectively, at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, said it was time to switch gears as World Championships and Asian Games come calling next month.

Sachin Tendulkar attends SAI felicitation function amidst controversy

Even as a controversy raged in the Rajya Sabha over his low attendance, batting great Sachin Tendulkar today attended a function at Vigyan Bhawan here to give away awards to the medal winners of the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

CWG 2014: Haryana govt raises cash award for medal winners

The Haryana government today increased the cash award for the medal winners of Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, besides appointing shooter Anisa Sayyed for the post of Assistant Director in the Sports Department of the State.

Telangana govt plans `sports city` around Hyderabad

The Telangana government plans to develop a `sports city` around the state capital which would host top level tournaments and help in training sports persons, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said here on Wednesday.

Vijay Kumar fails to make it to rapid fire team for Asian Games

Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar has missed out on a berth in his pet event - rapid fire pistol - for the upcoming Asian Games but he is still part of the strong 43-members squad, which will be spearheaded by shooting ace Abhinav Bindra.

Sporting honours: Haryana leaves Punjab far behind

Punjab may be acting like the big brother to Haryana, but when it comes to honouring and rewarding sportspersons from the state who earn international laurels, it seems to be lagging far behind.

Golden count goes down but Indian shooters dominate at 2014 Commonwealth Games

The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games with the surprising exception of Olympic silver-medallist Vijay Kumar and the seasoned Heena Sidhu.

Golden count goes down but Indian shooters dominate Commonwealth Games

The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games with the surprising exception of Olympic silver-medallist Vijay Kumar and the seasoned Heena Sidhu.

CWG 2014, Day 6: Sushil Kumar-led wrestling team dominates in India`s best show

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday.