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.

Rathore jr wins gold at Asian Shotgun Championships

 Manavaditya Rathore, son of Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore, today clinched the gold medal in junior men's trap at the 4th Asian Shotgun Championships here on Tuesday.

Abhinav Bindra elected chairman of ISSF Athletes Committee
Abhinav Bindra elected chairman of ISSF Athletes Committee

The country's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra, has been elected chairman of International Shooting Sport Federation's (ISSF) Athletes Committee, becoming the first Indian to receive the honour.

Indian shooting has gone beyond iconic names: NRAI chief
Indian shooting has gone beyond iconic names: NRAI chief

Awarded the rare 'Diploma of Honour' by the International Shooting Sport Federation, NRAI president Raninder Singh says shooting in India has gone beyond iconic names, giving him hopes of achieving a top-five finish in the discipline at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

National shooting championship inaugurated in Ahmedabad
National shooting championship inaugurated in Ahmedabad

The 24th edition of All India G V Mavalankar shooting championship was on Sunday inaugurated at the Rifle Club in Khanpur area here.

Shooting World Championship: Manavjit misses out on final berth; Anisa, Rahi disappoint
Shooting World Championship: Manavjit misses out on final berth; Anisa, Rahi disappoint

Indian shooters failed to impress on the third day of competitions in the 51st Shooting World Championship as trap ace Manavjit Singh Sandhu missed out on a final berth by a whisker while Rahi Sarnabot and Anisa Sayyed disappointed in women's 25-m pistol here today.

Jitu Rai qualifies for Rio Olympics after winning silver at World Shooting Championships
Jitu Rai qualifies for Rio Olympics after winning silver at World Shooting Championships

Lucknow boy Jitu Rai on Tuesday became the first Indian shooter to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics after bagging a quota place with an impressive silver medal-finish at the 51st Shooting World Championships, here.

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.

Indian shooters biggest beneficiary of government grants

With shooters bringing laurels at major international meets, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has emerged as the biggest beneficiary of government grants in the last three years.

Vijay Kumar fails to make it to rapid fire team for Asian Games

Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar has missed out on a berth in his pet event - rapid fire pistol - for the upcoming Asian Games but he is still part of the strong 43-members squad, which will be spearheaded by shooting ace Abhinav Bindra.

NRAI replaces Annuraj Singh with Pushpanjali Rana for World Championships

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) on Tuesday made a change to the Indian shooting squad for the upcoming World Championships, bringing in pistol shooter Pushpanjali Rana in place of Annuraj Singh.

NRAI orders inquiry into coach`s detention at IGI airport

The National Rifle Association of India on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the incident involving detention of a coach-cum-manager attached with an Indian junior team for allegedly trying to smuggle in prohibited ammunition at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.

In-form Jitu Rai becomes world`s No.1 pistol shooter

After winning three medals in the ISSF World Cups in Munich and Slovenia recently, in-form Indian shooter Jitu Rai today achieved the world`s number one ranking in air pistol event.

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.

No Sodhi in 30-member CWG squad, Bindra to spearhead

Owing to his run of poor form, Asian Games gold medallist Ronjan Sodhi has failed to break into the 30-member Indian squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, which will see top shooters such as Abhinav Bindra and Vijay Kumar gunning for podium finishes.

Shooting coaches agree to sign contracts with SAI

The protesting shooting coaches today agreed to sign the contracts, which was mandatory for them to get salaries on monthly basis, after their meeting with the NRAI and SAI officials here.

Sign contract, get salary on monthly basis: SAI to coaches

Putting the blame on unhappy shooting coaches, the SAI today said they were being paid on pro-rata basis since they have not signed the contract with them which was mandatory for getting salary on monthly basis.

HC allows Olympic medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore`s plea

Allowing the plea of 2004 Olympics silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday ordered the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) to hold elections within eight weeks for four members from the category of life members in Wide Life Association.

Junior shooter suspended for misbehaving with woman in Italy

A junior shooter has been suspended by the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) for misbehaving with a woman in the hotel staff during a training camp in Italy recently.

Stringent action in sexual harassment case: Sports Ministry

Taking serious note of the sexual harassment complaint that a woman shooter has filed against two of her own team members, the Sports Ministry has promised "stringent action" against the accused.