I want to reach peak form and maintain it: Gagan Narang
I want to reach peak form and maintain it: Gagan Narang

Injuries and recoveries have marked Gagan Narang's life over the last three years and the shooting ace, having just secured a quota for the Rio Olympics, says he is striving to reach peak form and maintain the momentum going into the multisport extravaganza.

Gagan Narang is powerhouse of Indian shooting: NRAI
Gagan Narang is powerhouse of Indian shooting: NRAI

 Gagan Narang has been dubbed the "powerhouse" of Indian shooting by the Nation Rifle Association of India (NRAI), a day after he earned the country its third Rio Olympics quota place in the sport with a bronze medal at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, USA.

Gagan Narang wins World Cup bronze, secures quota for Rio Olympics
Gagan Narang wins World Cup bronze, secures quota for Rio Olympics

 Gagan Narang on Friday won the bronze medal in the 50m Rifle Prone Event of the ISSF World Cup at Fort Benning in USA, earning himself a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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".

Gagan Narang, Sanjeev Rajput survive elimination rounds at World Cup
Gagan Narang, Sanjeev Rajput survive elimination rounds at World Cup

Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang, Sanjeev Rajput and Chain Singh survived their respective elimination rounds to enter the qualification round for the finals of men's 50m rifle 3 position event at the ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) here today.

Shooter Apurvi Chandela bags 2016 Rio Olympics quota with World Cup bronze
Shooter Apurvi Chandela bags 2016 Rio Olympics quota with World Cup bronze

Changwon, Korea: Commonwealth Games gold medal winning Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela on Saturday earned a quota place for next year's Olympic Games after winning the 10-metre air rifle bronze in the ongoing ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) here.

Jitu Rai says he feels 'shameful' about asking for promotion
Jitu Rai says he feels 'shameful' about asking for promotion

 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai, who is employed with the Indian army, says he feels "shameful" about asking for promotion in his rank after winning gold in Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Working on my loopholes, medals not on mind right now: Lajja Gauswami

Her plan to make a camouflaged entry into her native state Gujarat was put to rest when a crowd flocked in hordes to greet Lajja Gauswami at the airport and the Commonwealth Games medallist, in hindsight, is only "happy" about the "positive" developments around shooting.

In-form shooter Jitu Rai eyes podium finish in Commonwealth Games

Transiting from anonymous to well-known, shooter Jitu Rai is "very hopeful" of a podium finish in the upcoming Commonwealth Games, the confidence emanating from the historic back-to-back medals, including a gold, he had shot in the ISSF World Cup recently.

Ayonika bags bronze at ISSF World Cup

India`s Aynonika Paul clinched her maiden international medal as a senior shooter by settling for a bronze in the 10m air rifle event of the ISSF World Cup in Maribor, Slovenia.

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.

Lajja Gauswami to lead Guj in Surendra Singh memorial tourney

Gujarat shooter Lajja Gauswami, who recently won silver medal at ISSF World Cup in Spain, will lead a 19-member state team to participate in the 13th Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship.

Heena Sidhu finishes eighth in Munich

Olympian Heena Sidhu produced a creditable performance but that was not good enough to help the Indian win a medal in the Women`s 10-meter Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup.

Indian shooting coach denied US visa to accompany team

India`s pistol shooters competing in the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, USA will be without the services of coach Sayed Wajid Ali as he has been denied visa to travel for the May 4-13 tournament.

Rs 1 crore award for shooter Rahi Sarnobat

The Maharashtra government on Thursday announced cash award of Rs 1 crore to markswoman Rahi Sarnobat, who became the first pistol shooter from India to win a gold medal in the ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) World Cup, held in South Korea.

Rajput misses out on qualification in Changwon

Shooter Sanjeev Rajput narrowly missed out on qualification for the finals of the men`s 50-metre rifle 3 position event after finishing 10th at the ISSF World Cup.

No medal for Vijay in ISSF World Cup

London Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar could not live up to the billing as he failed to qualify for the finals of the 25-metre rapid fire pistol event at the ISSF World Cup.

Shooter Prakash wins bronze in World Cup

India`s Prakash Nanjappa won the bronze medal in the Men`s 10 metre Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup on Saturday.

Rahi Sarnobat clinches gold in ISSF World Cup

Rahi Sarnobat scripted history on Friday by becoming the first Indian pistol shooter to clinch a gold medal in the ISSF World Cup when she pipped local hope Kyeongae Kim 8-6 in the final of the 25m sports pistol event in Changwon, Korea.

India's Ronjan Sodhi wins a silver at ISSF World Cup finals

Leaving behind the London Olympics disappointment, India`s ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi on Monday won a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Slovania.