Gagan, Samaresh, Anjali in line for gold in Shooting Nationals
Gagan, Samaresh, Anjali in line for gold in Shooting Nationals

Olympic medallist Gagan Narang and veterans Samaresh Jung and Anjali Bhagwat lined themselves up for gold medals in their respective events at the 58th National Shooting Championships here today.

Abhinav Bindra defends air rifle national title, Vijay Kumar too wins
Abhinav Bindra defends air rifle national title, Vijay Kumar too wins

Olympic medallists Abhinav Bindra and Vijay Kumar clinched a gold medal each in 10-metre air rifle and 25-metre standard pistol events respectively at the 58th National Shooting Championship here today.

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.

Jitu Rai claims 10 m pistol gold with new mark
Jitu Rai claims 10 m pistol gold with new mark

Incheon Asian Games gold medallist Jitu Rai broke his own record to claim the 10m pistol title for men in the 58th National Shooting Championship at the Balewadi shooting range here today.

UP govt gives Rs 1 crore cash award to Jitu Rai
UP govt gives Rs 1 crore cash award to Jitu Rai

Ace shooter Jitu Rai was today handed a cash award of Rs one crore by Uttar Pradesh government for winning a gold medal in the Incheon Asian Games. Jitu was felicitated by UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at a function here.

Chain Singh bags 50m 3-position rifle bronze; India miss out in team event
Chain Singh bags 50m 3-position rifle bronze; India miss out in team event

Chain Singh won a bronze medal in 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men's Finals, even as India narrowly missed out on a third-place finish in men's team event of the Asian Games here on Friday.

Indian men end pistol shooting with silver in 25m centre fire
Indian men end pistol shooting with silver in 25m centre fire

Indian men ended their campaign in the pistol events on a winning note by shooting down a silver medal in the 25m centre fire event even as the women's team exited from the 50m three-position competition without success at the Asian Games, here on Friday.

Abhinav Bindra re-elected as member of ISSF athlete commission
Abhinav Bindra re-elected as member of ISSF athlete commission

 India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra, has been re-elected as member of the seven-men Athlete Commission of the International Shooting Sport Federation, the global body governing the sport.

Sensational Yang Haoran shows his class in 10m Air Rifle event
Sensational Yang Haoran shows his class in 10m Air Rifle event

Teenager Yang Haoran led China`s sweep of the men`s 10m air rifle event at the Asian Games on Tuesday as India`s Abhinav Bindra ended his full-time shooting career with two bronze medals.

Asian Games: China shoot to world record after DQ drama
Asian Games: China shoot to world record after DQ drama

China`s women set a world record in the Asian Games` 10m air rifle team event Monday after one of their shooters was disqualified but then reinstated following a heated appeal.

Asian Games: Korean schoolboy outguns Olympic champion
Asian Games: Korean schoolboy outguns Olympic champion

Shy teenager Kim Cheong-Yong beat the Olympic and world champion to individual gold as South Korea swept the men`s 10 metre air pistol titles at the Asian Games Sunday.

UP CM announces cash reward for ace shooter Jitu Rai
UP CM announces cash reward for ace shooter Jitu Rai

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has congratulated and announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for the Lucknow-based ace shooter Jitu Rai for winning a gold in the 50m pistol event at the 17th Asian Games on Saturday.

Jitu Rai wins India`s first gold at Incheon
Jitu Rai wins India`s first gold at Incheon

Pistol shooter Jitu Rai extended his brilliant form this year by winning the men`s 50m air pistol title on Saturday, handing India a dramatic first gold at the Asian Games.

Asian Games: Jitu Rai, Abhinav Bindra head India's shooting challenge
Asian Games: Jitu Rai, Abhinav Bindra head India's shooting challenge

They were mostly off the mark in the recent World Championships but Indian shooters will nonetheless be expected to deliver a bagful of medals when the event kickstarts in the Asian Games here on Saturday.

Asian Games: Indian teen shooter aims high
Asian Games: Indian teen shooter aims high

A 16-year-old policeman`s daughter from northern India hopes to continue shocking the sport of shooting as she targets an Asian Games medal and then takes aim at the Olympics.

Harpreet Singh keeps India's hopes alive in 25 M Rapid Fire Pistol
Harpreet Singh keeps India's hopes alive in 25 M Rapid Fire Pistol

Commonwealth Games Silver Medalist Harpreet Singh shot a 290 to lead the trio of Indian men's shooters into day 2 of the 25M Rapid Fire Pistol event in the 11th position, at the 51st ISSF World Championship being held in Granada, Spain.

Shooting World Championships: Gagan Narang misses Olympic quota by a place
Shooting World Championships: Gagan Narang misses Olympic quota by a place

Gagan Narang missed out on an Olympic quota by just one place as he finished sixth in the finals of 50-metre rifle prone while Prakash Nanjappa and Jitu Rai narrowly missed out on finals of men's 10-metre air pistol in the 51st Shooting World Championships here on Thursday.

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.

Abhinav Bindra draws blank in tough opening day for Indian shooters
Abhinav Bindra draws blank in tough opening day for Indian shooters

Ace marksman Abhinav Bindra belied expectations after failing to qualify for the finals of men's 10 air rifle event in the 51st ISSF World Championships, his hopes of earning an Olympic quota in this tournament going up in smoke here today.