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.

Some Arjuna Awards are given pre-maturely: Heena Sidhu
Some Arjuna Awards are given pre-maturely: Heena Sidhu

 Arjuna Awards and controversy go hand in hand but top Indian shooter Heena Sidhu feels some athletes are bestowed with the prestigious honour before their time. "I think every year there will be a controversy over awards and some or the other deserving athlete will miss out. Having said that, some of the decsions taken are pre-mature. I am sure there is a more efficient system to pick the athletes," Heena, who was conferred the Arjuna Award along with 13 other athletes at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here today, told PTI.

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.

Commonwealth Games: Abhinav Bindra wins gold, India`s medal tally reaches 10 on Day 2

India`s only individual Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra made the country once again proud as he bagged maiden singles gold medal in Men`s 10m Air Rifle event on Day 2 of Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Malaika Goel wins silver medal in shooting

Unheralded 16-year-old Malaika Goel gave India their first shooting medal with a silver in the women`s 10m Air Pistol event while favourite Heena Sidhu fell by the wayside at the 20th Commonwealth Games here today.

India watch at 2014 Commonwealth Games on Friday

After a great start on Day 1 of the 20th Commonwealth Games, the Indian contingent will be looking to add more medals to their tally as the events enters Day 2.

Heena Sidhu, Malaika Goel qualify for women``s 10m air pistol finals

Ace Indian shooter Heena Sidhu qualified for the 10-metre air pistol finals of the 2014 Commonwealth Games by raking in the maximum points in qualification at the Barry Buddon Shooting centre here Friday.

2014 Commonwealth Games: Bindra, Heena look to start with bang in shooting

Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and world number one in women`s 10-metre air pistol, Heena Sidhu, are expected to set the tone for the strong Indian shooting team, which begins its campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday.

Heena Sidhu in anti-hunting PETA campaign

Ace India shooter Heena Sidhu has teamed up with PETA India for a brand-new ad campaign that shows her holding her pistol and taking a self-portrait with her phone below the words "Shoot Selfies, Not Animals: Say No to Hunting".

Herbalife India signs ace shooter Heena Sidhu

Herbalife, a global nutrition company, today announced its association with ace Indian pistol shooter and world number 1 Heena Sidhu as its `Fresh Face` of the company in India.

Athletes tend to lose focus ahead of Olympics, says Heena Sidhu

The best phase of Heena Sidhu`s career may have "begun" but the recently-crowned world number one shooter says athletes tend to lose focus ahead of Olympic Games due to problems that are not necessarily related to sports.

Heena wins silver in Fort Benning, breaks new ground

World number two air pistol shooter Heena Sidhu continued her impressive form as she clinched a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, USA, the feat taking her closer to the numero uno spot in her event.

Shooter Heena Sidhu gets OGQ`s support

Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) today announced its support for India`s first-ever World Cup gold medallist in pistol shooting, Heena Sidhu, till the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

SAI sanctions two crore to four shooters for CWG, Asian Games

In what came as a major boost to India`s medal prospects in shooting, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has sanctioned more than Rs two crore for specialised training to four elite marksmen with an eye on Commonwealth Games and Asian Games later this year.

Sidhu 3rd, Anisa leads 25 meter Pistol in National C`ship

World cup gold medallist Heena Sidhu was in third position in the precision round of 25 meter women pistol event, which was topped by Commonwealth Games gold medallist Anisa Sayyed at the 57th National Shooting Championship on Monday.

Heena Sidhu felicitated by Punjab government

Pistol shooter Heena Sidhu, who recently won gold in the ISSF World Cup finals in Munich, Germany was today felicitated by the Punjab government here.

Want to attain peak form in World Championships: Heena

She has a penchant for shooting high scores in a crisis situation and history-creating pistol shooter Heena Sidhu, who has just won a gold medal in the World Cup finals in Munich, is now bracing up for next year`s World Championships where she wants to attain "peak" form.

India’s Heena Sidhu strikes gold in World Cup Final

Young pistol shooter Heena Sidhu outshined reigning world champion Zorana Arunovic to win gold medal at the ISSF World Cup Final in Munich on Sunday.