Shooting

20 hurt in shooting at New Jersey arts festival

20 hurt in shooting at New Jersey arts festival

The New Jersey shooting occurs amid a debate about US gun laws that were given fresh impetus by the massacre in February of 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida

Jun 18, 2018, 00:56 AM IST
Will take training in Italy before Asian Games: Shooter Ankur Mittal

Will take training in Italy before Asian Games: Shooter Ankur Mittal

India`s top-ranked double trap shooter Ankur Mittal said he will take training in Italy for ten days before Asian Games commences.

Jun 06, 2018, 16:09 PM IST
Anjum Moudgil finishes disappointing 6th in Munich Shooting WC

Anjum Moudgil finishes disappointing 6th in Munich Shooting WC

India's Anjum Moudgil reached her second International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup stage final of the year, only to finish a disappointing sixth in the women's Rifle 3 Positions event at Munich on Sunday.

May 27, 2018, 20:26 PM IST
Om Prakash Mitharval 7th in Munich Shooting World Cup

Om Prakash Mitharval 7th in Munich Shooting World Cup

Indian shooter Om Prakash Mitharval could not produce his best after reaching the finals as he finished seventh in the Men's 10m Air Pistol of the fourth ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol stage in Munich on Friday.

May 25, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
Apurvi Chandela finishes fourth in Munich Shooting World Cup

Apurvi Chandela finishes fourth in Munich Shooting World Cup

Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela had a gold medal in her grasp before a slip up in the 19th shot pushed her outside the medal bracket at the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol stage in Munich.

May 25, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
Heena Sidhu bags shooting gold, P Shri Nivetha bronze in Hannover

Heena Sidhu bags shooting gold, P Shri Nivetha bronze in Hannover

Indian shooter Heena Sidhu clinched the gold medal, while compatriot P Shri Nivetha settled for bronze in the women's 10m air pistol at the International Shooting Competitions of Hannover (ISCH) ahead of next week's ISSF Munich World Cup.

May 14, 2018, 16:03 PM IST
I have to work on my consistency, says shooter Heena Sidhu

I have to work on my consistency, says shooter Heena Sidhu

Boosted by her gold and silver medal-winning performances at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, pistol ace Heena Sidhu is confident of doing well in the upcoming ISSF World Cup in Munich but said she needs to work on her consistency.

May 07, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Gagan Narang-Pooja Ghatkar win silver medal in Czech Republic shooting meet

Gagan Narang-Pooja Ghatkar win silver medal in Czech Republic shooting meet

Olympic medallist Gagan Narang made a fine comeback to the 10m air rifle event as he combined with young Pooja Ghatkar to win the mixed team silver medal in the Grand Prix of Liberation international shooting competition in Pilsen, Czech Republic on Sunday.

May 06, 2018, 22:54 PM IST
Shahzar Rizvi becomes World No.1 in 10m air pistol rankings

Shahzar Rizvi becomes World No.1 in 10m air pistol rankings

Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi on Tuesday grabbed the number one spot in ISSF world rankings, riding on his silver medal-winning performance in the just-concluded World Cup in Changwon, Korea. 

May 01, 2018, 11:55 AM IST
ISSF World Cup: Sheeraz Sheikh best-placed Indian in men's skeet

ISSF World Cup: Sheeraz Sheikh best-placed Indian in men's skeet

Sheeraz Sheikh shot 49 out of 50 and was the best-placed Indian shooter at 11th position with three more qualification rounds to go in the men's skeet event of the ISSF World Cup on Saturday.

Apr 28, 2018, 18:00 PM IST
Tejaswini Sawant misses final by a point in ISSF World Cup

Tejaswini Sawant misses final by a point in ISSF World Cup

Seasoned Indian shooter Tejaswini Sawant missed out on qualifying for the women's 50m rifle 3 positions final by a point as China and Russia continued their dominance in the ISSF World Cup here on Friday.

Apr 27, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
Manu Bhaker, Om Prakash Mitharwal finish 4th in 10m mixed team air pistol event at ISSF World Cup

Manu Bhaker, Om Prakash Mitharwal finish 4th in 10m mixed team air pistol event at ISSF World Cup

This was India's fourth fourth-place finish in the World Cup stage 2. The pair had earlier shot a qualification world record in the event, shooting a combined 778 to claim the record by a point from the German couple Christian and Sandra Reitz, who won silver after qualifying in fifth place.

Apr 26, 2018, 14:09 PM IST
Disappointing fourth day for Indian shooters at ISSF World Cup

Disappointing fourth day for Indian shooters at ISSF World Cup

Indian shooters, including Heena Sidhu, Manu Bhaker and Anish Bhanwala, could not make the finals of their respective events on the fourth day of the ISSF World Cup here.

Apr 25, 2018, 20:14 PM IST
Shahzar Rizvi's silver opens India's account at ISSF World Cup in Korea

Shahzar Rizvi's silver opens India's account at ISSF World Cup in Korea

Shahzar Rizvi clinched India's first medal at the ongoing ISSF World Cup, winning a silver in the 10m air pistol event. Rizvi, who had won the gold medal in his first appearance in the ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico in March, fell short by just 0.2 points this time. He bagged the silver medal in the intriguing contest, scoring 239.8. 

Apr 24, 2018, 11:38 AM IST
Ravi Kumar, Arjun Babuta miss out on medal at ISSF World Cup

Ravi Kumar, Arjun Babuta miss out on medal at ISSF World Cup

 Indian shooters Ravi Kumar and Arjun Babuta missed out on a medal on Sunday after raising hopes on the first day of the ISSF World Cup Stage 2

Apr 22, 2018, 18:14 PM IST
Dropping shooting from 2022 CWG huge setback for India: Abhinav Bindra

Dropping shooting from 2022 CWG huge setback for India: Abhinav Bindra

Durban was to originally host the 2022 CWG but it later expressed its inability to host the Games due to financial problems.

Apr 20, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
CWG 2018 gold medallist Manu Bhaker trashes reports of being 'insulted'

CWG 2018 gold medallist Manu Bhaker trashes reports of being 'insulted'

“Why do journalists go to any extent to create a sensational news? This, I believe, they do when they can’t get a story. Such type of wrong propaganda should be stopped,” said the miffed shooter.

Apr 18, 2018, 10:49 AM IST
CWG medal a huge boost for me, says shooter Mehuli Ghosh

CWG medal a huge boost for me, says shooter Mehuli Ghosh

Teenage shooting sensation Mehuli Ghosh reckons that her silver medal at the just-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) is a huge boost as it will help her at future competitions.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:51 PM IST
India should boycott 2022 CWG, says NRAI chief Raninder Singh

India should boycott 2022 CWG, says NRAI chief Raninder Singh

 National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh on Tuesday said the country must boycott the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham if shooting is not reinstated.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:25 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Sanjeev Rajput shoots Gold in men's 50m Rifle 3

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Sanjeev Rajput shoots Gold in men's 50m Rifle 3

India's Sanjeev Rajput clinched the gold medal in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast on Saturday.

Apr 14, 2018, 11:29 AM IST

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