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Asian Games 2018: Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput wins Silver in 50m Rifle event

With this medal, the total tally for India has gone up to eight. The Indian contingent has won three Gold, three Silver and two Bronze so far in the Asian games that began on August 18.

Aug 21, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Shooter Lakshay wins silver medal in men's trap shooting

Lakshay lost to Taiwan's Kunpi Yang who scored 48 points.

Aug 20, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

CWG: Shooter Saniya Sheikh in women's skeet final; Maheshwari Chauhan ousted

Maheshwari Chauhan faced disappointment having finished at the eighth spot after shooting a total of 68.

Apr 08, 2018, 10:14 AM IST

Heena Sidhu slams those who don't stand up for the National Anthem

Recently, an FIR was lodged against two students from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday after they allegedly did not stand up for the national anthem.

Nov 25, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

Ace shooter Heena Sidhu slams chief pistol coach Pavel Smirnov

Heena works with her coach and husband Raunak Pandit.

Jun 15, 2017, 20:06 PM IST

My dream for an Olympic medal is very much alive, says Jitu Rai

Rai had been tipped for a medal at Rio and was one of India's biggest prospects in the precision sport, but the script unfolded in a manner that shocked the shooting fraternity.

Feb 12, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

National level shooter alleges 'coach' spiked her soft drink, raped her on birthday

The woman said that they involved in a relationship, and the accused promised to marry her.

Dec 04, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

After Rio Olympics heartbreak, Jitu Rai shoots silver at World Cup in Italy

The Khel Ratna awardee shot a score of 188.8 to finish behind China's Wei Pang at Bologna.

Oct 06, 2016, 21:40 PM IST

2016 Rio setback for India: Olympics shooter down in Lausanne

The Army shooter – who will represent India in 50m rifle prone and 50m rifle 3 position events at the Rio Games.

Jul 23, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra to retire after 2016 Rio Olympics

Bindra, who was chosen as the flagbearer of the Indian contingent for the Rio Games' opening ceremony on August 5, called it an "ultimate" honour.

Jun 10, 2016, 20:00 PM IST

Heena Sidhu claims Rio Olympics berth in 10m air pistol shooting

Despite starting off with an average score of 9.8, Sidhu managed to stay ahead in 20-shots final round.

Jan 27, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra: Government should not be involved in business of sports, it's not their job

Bindra raised another issue by pointing out that government funding arrives too late.​

Jan 24, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Para shooter Rajeev Malik's rifle goes missing during travel

Para shooter Rajeev Malik lost both his rifles during travel for IPC Shooting World Cup.

Nov 12, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra quits Target Olympic Podium

Abhinav Bindra resigned from the TOP scheme to focus on his training and preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Oct 29, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

Shooter Manavjit Sandhu says he's under pressure ahead of World Cup Final

Indian trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu has admitted that he is under immense pressure ahead of Nicosia ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final.

Oct 14, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

Scintillating Abhinav Bindra ​livens up Asian Air Gun Championship, shoots gold medal in 10-metre air rifle event

Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal in men's 10-metre air rifle event in the ongoing 8th Asian Air Gun Championship in New Delhi on Sunday.

Sep 27, 2015, 18:21 PM IST

Chain Singh becomes seventh Indian shooter to book 2016 Rio quota place

Chain Singh on Friday became the seventh Indian shooter to book a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympics. He finished seventh in qualification of the 50m Rifle 3 Position event at the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azarbezan.

Aug 14, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra calls for more corporate support for Olympic sports

Beijing Games gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra on Tuesday urged corporate houses to play a bigger role in the progress of Olympics sports in India and said the disciplines should be "supported as a part of CSR activities".

Jul 15, 2015, 10:21 AM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

Shooter Apurvi Chandela bags 2016 Rio Olympics quota with World Cup bronze

Changwon, Korea: Commonwealth Games gold medal winning Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela on Saturday earned a quota place for next year's Olympic Games after winning the 10-metre air rifle bronze in the ongoing ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) here.

Apr 11, 2015, 12:42 PM IST