Shivam Shukla wins gold, silver for Akhil Sheoran in ISSF Junior Cup
Shivam Shukla wins gold, silver for Akhil Sheoran in ISSF Junior Cup

Shivam Shukla on Tuesday won his third gold medal while Akhil Sheoran added a silver as India's tally rose to an impressive 13 at the ongoing 2nd ISSF Junior Cup shooting tournament in Suhl, Germany.

India shooters win three more medals in ISSF Junior Cup
India shooters win three more medals in ISSF Junior Cup

Shivam Shukla and Sumedh Kumar on Monday helped the Indian junior shooting squad bolster its medal tally to nine in the ongoing 2nd ISSF Junior Cup in Suhl, Germany.

Golden start for India at the ISSF Junior Cup in Germany
Golden start for India at the ISSF Junior Cup in Germany

 Junior Indian shooters started their campaign on a high by bagging six medals, including two gold, on the first day of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior Cup in Suhl, Germany.

Punjab relaxes norms for shooters to procure weapons
Punjab relaxes norms for shooters to procure weapons

To promote the sport of shooting in the state, the Punjab government on Sunday announced that it had relaxed norms for shooters to make it easy for them to get weapons for shooting events.

Gurpreet Singh gets quota place for Rio Olympics
Gurpreet Singh gets quota place for Rio Olympics

Gurpreet Singh secured India a fifth quota place in shooting for the Rio Olympics by finishing fourth in the Men's 10m Air Pistol final at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shooting World Cup in Munich on Sunday.

Shooter Gurpreet Singh finishes fourth, misses Olympic quota
Shooter Gurpreet Singh finishes fourth, misses Olympic quota

 Armyman Gurpreet Singh on Saturday missed sealing India's fifth 2016 Rio Olympics quota place by the narrowest of margins when he finished fourth in the Men's 25-metre Rapid Fire Pistol event at the World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) here.

Abhinav Bindra qualifies for Rio Games 2016 through Olympic quota
Abhinav Bindra qualifies for Rio Games 2016 through Olympic quota

Beijing Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra on Thursday qualified for the Rio Olympics 2016 through one of the Olympic quotas.

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.

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.

Gagan Narang, Abhinav Bindra fail to qualify for 10m Air Rifle final at World Cup
Gagan Narang, Abhinav Bindra fail to qualify for 10m Air Rifle final at World Cup

Olympic medallists Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang failed to qualify for the final round of men’s 10m Air Rifle event while Jitu Rai progressed to the qualification round in 50m Pistol on the opening day of the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup at Fort Benning, United States on Thursday.

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.

Abhinav Bindra awards air rifles to five junior shooters
Abhinav Bindra awards air rifles to five junior shooters

In a unique gesture, India's only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra on Saturday awarded high quality German made Walther Rifles to five young talented Indian shooters.

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".

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.

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.

Jitu Rai wins bronze at ISSF World Cup in Korea
Jitu Rai wins bronze at ISSF World Cup in Korea

 Celebrated Indian shooter Jitu Rai shot his way to a bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air pistol event at the ongoing ISSF Shooting World Cup here on Sunday.

NRAI sets tough road to Rio Olympics for shooters
NRAI sets tough road to Rio Olympics for shooters

Indian shooters aiming for glory at next year's Rio Olympics will be required to take part in seven selection trials, following which the average final scores and merit points will be taken into consideration to select the team for the multi-sport extravaganza.