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Tennis queen Sania Mirza tops list of Best Dressed Sportspersons

Tennis queen Sania Mirza tops list of Best Dressed Sportspersons

Saina Nehwal and Deepika Pallikal came second and third respectively.

Financial aid for Heena ​Sidhu increased to Rs 1 crore

Financial aid for Heena ​Sidhu increased to Rs 1 crore

Heena secured an Olympic quota for the country in January.

Shooter Heena Sidhu misses out on final berth

Shooter Heena Sidhu misses out on final berth

Heena finished 12th out of 104 shooters in the eventual standings but will be pleased at having shot a high score ahead of the all-important Olympics.

12th South Asian Games: Boxers, shooters, judokas' golden sweep keeps India on top

12th South Asian Games: Boxers, shooters, judokas' golden sweep keeps India on top

Indian contingent continued to be perched at the top with 299 medals (181 gold, 88 silver and 30 bronze).

Heena Sidhu: Ministry officials think that it’s very easy to win an Olympic medal

Heena Sidhu: Ministry officials think that it’s very easy to win an Olympic medal

Abhinav Bindra once said that the government should have implemented TOPS in a better way. 

Heena Sidhu claims Rio Olympics berth in 10m air pistol shooting

Heena Sidhu claims Rio Olympics berth in 10m air pistol shooting

Despite starting off with an average score of 9.8, Sidhu managed to stay ahead in 20-shots final round.

Heena Sidhu wins gold in 13th Asian Shooting Championship

Heena Sidhu wins gold in 13th Asian Shooting Championship

Heena shot an excellent 198.2 in the finals.

8th Asian Air Gun Championship: Heena Sidhu shoots gold, India cap off on a high

8th Asian Air Gun Championship: Heena Sidhu shoots gold, India cap off on a high

Former world number one Heena Sidhu lived upto the billing as she clinched the gold medal in women's 10m air pistol to cap off India's campaign at the 8th Asian Air Gun Championship on a winning note here today.

Indian shooters eye more Olympic quotas in Gabala

Indian shooters eye more Olympic quotas in Gabala

 India's rifle, pistol as well as shotgun shooters will have another opportunity to add to the country's five Olympic quota places as they gear up to compete at the ISSF World Championships in Gabala, Azerbaijan, where 34 berths for the Rio Games will be up for grabs.

Suresh Raina ​leaves Rhiti Sports, signs for IOS sports management group

Suresh Raina ​leaves Rhiti Sports, signs for IOS sports management group

 Indian cricketer Suresh Raina on Tuesday signed a three-year deal with IOS Sports & Entertainment sports management group.

NSDF spent Rs 6.1 cr on 31 athletes between April to June

NSDF spent Rs 6.1 cr on 31 athletes between April to June

The National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) has released assistance to the tune of Rs 6.1 crore in last two months for the training of 31 top athletes as well as eight sporting institutions for conduct and participation in tournaments held at home and abroad.

Punjab relaxes norms for shooters to procure weapons

Punjab relaxes norms for shooters to procure weapons

To promote the sport of shooting in the state, the Punjab government on Sunday announced that it had relaxed norms for shooters to make it easy for them to get weapons for shooting events.

Majority of athletes selected under TOP accepted offer: Govt

Majority of athletes selected under TOP accepted offer: Govt

Majority of the athletes who have been selected for funding by Sports Ministry under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme for top-class training as part of preparation for 2016 Rio Olympics have consented to the government's offer.

Top Indian shooters barred from boarding aircraft at Bangkok

Top Indian shooters barred from boarding aircraft at Bangkok

In a strange incident, ace Indian shooters Heena Sidhu and Anjali Bhagwat were barred from boarding the Jet Airways flight from Bangkok to Mumbai for carrying weapons with "incomplete documents".

Heena Sidhu, Ronak Pandit offer hands-on expertise to Punjab shooters

Heena Sidhu, Ronak Pandit offer hands-on expertise to Punjab shooters

India's ace international shooter couple Heena Sidhu and Ronak Pandit on Tuesday offered their expertise for the budding shooters of home state Punjab if the players were provided good shooting range facility in the region.

Heena Sidhu hails Abhinav Bindra's elevation in ISSF

Heena Sidhu hails Abhinav Bindra's elevation in ISSF

 India's ace pistol shooter and bronze medal winner at the Incheon Asian Games Heena Sidhu on Tuesday said Abhinav Bindra's recent elevation to the ISSF athlete's committee would be an effective grievance redressal.

Asian Games 2014: Historic squash show by India, shooters add another bronze

Asian Games 2014: Historic squash show by India, shooters add another bronze

Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal scripted history on the squash court, while shooters also continued to deliver medals as India bagged two more bronze to boost their tally to six on the third day of the 17th Asian Games here.

Indian women win 25m team pistol bronze at Asiad 2014

Indian women win 25m team pistol bronze at Asiad 2014

Shooters continued to deliver medals for India at the 17th Asian Games with the trio of Heena Sidhu, Rahi Sarnobat and Anisa Sayyed cliching a bronze in the women's 25m pistol event here today.

India's schedule on Day 1 of 2014 Asian Games

India's schedule on Day 1 of 2014 Asian Games

Schedule for Indian athletes on Day 1 of competition at the Incheon Asian Games. Indian athletes will compete in as many as 13 sports. And medals are expected to come from weightlifting and shooting.