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.

Olympian shooter alleges vandalism at range, files FIR

Olympian shooter Joydeep Karmakar on Saturday lodged an FIR alleging vandalism at his training range in the North Calcutta Rifle Club.

Rakesh, Mampi & Anirudh win golds in National shooting c`ship

Rakesh Manpat clinched the 50 meter Rifle Prone Gold, Mampi Das won the Gold in 10m Air Rifle event, while Anirudh Singh claimed the Gold of Trap Shooting on a day when big names came tumbling down at the 57th National shooting championship here Friday.

Mampi Das wins gold in 10m Air Rifle, Joydeep wins silver

Mampi Das of West Bengal today won gold to become the national champion in the women`s 10m air rifle

Pre-national shooting championship from Wednesday

A 10-day all India 23rd G V Mavalankar (Pre-National) shooting championship will begin at the Chandmari shooting range on the outskirts of Asansol town in West Bengal from Wednesday.

Holding on to the ranking a bigger challenge: Joydeep

His giant leap to World No 4 might be a pleasant surprise for shooter Joydeep Karmakar but to hold on to the ranking would be a "bigger challenge".

Karmakar to get special promotion for Olympic performance

Indian shooter Joydeep Karmakar will be accorded a special promotion by South Eastern Railway (SER) for his splendid performance in the London Olympic Games where he missed the bronze by a whisker after finishing fourth in the final of 50m Rifle Prone event.

Karmakar happy about Arjuna nomination

Bengal shooter Joydeep Karmakar, who missed an Olympic bronze narrowly in London, is extremely proud after his name was nominated for the Arjuna award.

Hope I can give a better gift to the country next time, says Joydeep Karmakar

Very few wrote about shooter Joydeep Karmakar`s medal chances in the run up to his event at the Olympic Games here Friday. So it came as a real surprise to many when the marksman went tantalisingly close to a podium finish before settling for the fourth place in the men`s 50 metres rifle prone.

Olympics shooting: Joydeep Karmakar misses bronze; finishes 4th

India’s Joydeep Karmakar is all set to starts proceedings in the Men`s 50m Rifle Prone final.

Joydeep Karmakar: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Bengal shooter Joydeep Karmakar’s dream of competing at Olympics for the country was finally fulfilled when he qualified for the London Games for the first time in 50m rifle prone category.

Bengal shooter wants Ganguly to cheer him in London Olympics

Joydeep Karmakar hopes that former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly comes to London to cheer him and his fellow shooters during the mega-event.

Heena, Joydeep still waiting for Govt funds

Rising talents Heena Sidhu and Joydeep Karmakar have qualified for the London Olympics but are still waiting for the government funds, meant to be used for the two shooters` preparations for the sporting extravaganza, in July.

State incentive for Olympic-bound Karmakar

London Olympics-bound Bengal shooter Joydeep Karmakar got a boost from the West Bengal Sports Council

Rathore misses out; Heena, Karmakar in Indian shooting squad

Rathore`s name did not go beyond the discussion stage in the selection meeting, Heena and Karmakar were rewarded for their consistency.

Shooting: Karmakar, Omkar win silver in ISSF World Cup

India`s Joydeep Karmakar missed world record by just one point in 50m Rifle Prone men`s event qualification round before settling for silver in the ISSF World Cup.

Shooting: Karmakar, Omkar win silver in ISSF World Cup

India`s Joydeep Karmakar missed world record by just one point in 50m Rifle Prone men`s event qualification round before settling for silver in the ISSF World Cup.