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Pathankot terror attack: Former India shooter Fateh Singh martyred

Pathankot terror attack: Former India shooter Fateh Singh martyred

He won two medals -- gold and silver -- for India at the 1st Commonwealth Shooting Championship in New Delhi in 1995.

National Shooting Championship loses sheen as Abhinav Bindra pulls out

National Shooting Championship loses sheen as Abhinav Bindra pulls out

NRAI has made the National Championship the most important event in the calendar by keeping the scores achieved in the competition as the foundation for national selection.

India to host 2017 World Cup, NRAI aims for World C'ships

India to host 2017 World Cup, NRAI aims for World C'ships

India will be hosting the combined shotgun/rifle/pistol World Cup in 2017 and based on the event's success, the NRAI will contemplate bidding for the 2018 prestigious World Championship, in which 70 Tokyo Olympic quota places will be up for grabs.

Talk less and let the shooters focus: India's pistol coach

Talk less and let the shooters focus: India's pistol coach

 A firm believer of the saying 'silence is golden', India's pistol coach Smirnov Pavel doesn't mind a gag order being issued on the country's top shooters in his quest to help them prepare for the Rio Olympics in the best possible manner.

National level shooter Sippy Sidhu murdered

Sippy Sidhu, a national level shooter, was murdered and his bullet-riddled body was found in a park here, leaving the shooting fraternity shocked.

Sexual harassment charges: NRAI rejects report on Stanislav Lapidus

Sexual harassment charges: NRAI rejects report on Stanislav Lapidus

Raninder Singh, president of National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), on Thursday rejected the report of athletes’ commission to terminate rifle coach Stanislav Lapidus' contract.

Chief pistol coach set to face the heat for conflict of interest: Report

Chief pistol coach set to face the heat for conflict of interest: Report

'Conflict of interest' is a term which has troubled Indian cricketers and its administrators a lot in the recent past. But this time around, chief national pistol coach, Mohinder Lal is under the scanner for the same.

NRAI go easy on selection policy to ensure maximum Olympic quotas

NRAI go easy on selection policy to ensure maximum Olympic quotas

With less than a year to go for the Rio Olympics, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has deviated from its "rigorous" selection policy to ensure maximum quota places for the quadrennial extravaganza.

I never called Anjali Bhagwat or anybody a liar: NRAI President

National Rifle Association of India president Raninder Singh on Thursday rubbished reports that he called shooter Anjali Bhagwat a liar following her complaint against rifle coach Stanislav Lapidus, who was accused of seeking sexual favours from junior shooters.

Chain Singh clinches India's 7th Olympic quota place

Rifle shooter Chain Singh on Friday became the seventh Indian marksman to clinch an Olympic quota place after he finished eighth in the 50m Rifle 3 Position event of the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan.

We're expecting 4 Olympic quotas in Gabala World Cup: Raninder Singh

 NRAI President Raninder Singh said that he was hopeful of the Indian shooters winning "at least four Rio Olympic quota places" for the country in this year's first combined Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun ISSF World Cup starting in Gabala, Azerbaijan.

NRAI set to refer Lapidus case to Athletes Commission

 The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) on Thursday decided to refer the case involving top foreign coach Stanislav Lapidus, accused of seeking sexual favours from junior shooters, to its Athletes Commission that also includes complainants Anjali Bhagwat and Suma Shirur.

India's junior shooters return with nine medals

India's junior shooters return with nine medals

A 24-member strong Indian junior shooting squad returned with a rich haul of two gold, five silver and two bronze medals from the prestigious 25th Meeting of the Shooting Hopes competition in Plzen, Czech Republic.

Government approves NRAI's proposal for coaches

Government approves NRAI's proposal for coaches

The government has approved the National Rifle Association of India's (NRAI) proposal to hire five specialised coaches for the junior teams, providing a fillip to the country's upcoming shooters.

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.

Jitu Rai recommended for Arjuna Awards by NRAI

Jitu Rai recommended for Arjuna Awards by NRAI

Champion pistol shooter Jitu Rai, Rahi Sarnobat and P N Prakash have been recommended by the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) for the prestigious Arjuna Awards this year.

NRAI amends selection policy for rifle, pistol shooters

NRAI amends selection policy for rifle, pistol shooters

Faced with criticism from top marksmen, the National Rifle Association of India on Friday amended its selection policy for rifle and pistol shooters for next year's Rio Olympic Games under which their scores from major international competitions starting from this year's first World Cup will be taken into consideration.

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".

Want to be at the top of my game ahead of Rio Olympics: Apurvi Chandela

Young Apurvi Chandela wants to be at the "top of her game" as she aims for a maiden Olympic appearance at next year's Rio Games by fulfilling the stringent selection criteria that the NRAI has set for the Indian shooters.

Prakash Nanjappa crowned Champion of Champions at shooting nationals

Prakash Nanjappa crowned Champion of Champions at shooting nationals

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Prakash Nanjappa emerged victorious to be crowned the Champion of Champions at the ongoing 58th National Shooting Championships here on Thursday.