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Apurvi Chandela wins year's second women's 10m Air Rifle World Cup gold

The shooter from Jaipur shot a score of 251 in the final to outshine Wang Luyao of China, who shot 250.8, to settle for the silver medal. Another Chinese shooter, Xu Hong, finished third with a score of 229.4 in the final.

May 26, 2019, 19:23 PM IST

Mairaj Ahmad Khan misses men's skeet final at Shotgun World Cup

Vincent Hancock, twice Olympic and four-time world champion from USA, won gold in the event.

May 11, 2019, 18:23 PM IST

Mexico Shotgun World Cup: Indian shooters to fight for eight Olympic quota places

There are two quota places each on offer in women's Trap, men's Trap, women's Skeet and men's Skeet disciplines. 

Mar 17, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Manu Bhaker, Heena Sidhu fail to make 10m Air Pistol final

Manu posted a score of 573 to make a 14th-place finish, while Heena finished at the lowly 25th spot after posting 571 points in the tournament. 

Feb 26, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Indian shooters fail to make 10m air rifle final

The three Indians in the fray, Divyansh Singh Panwar, Ravi Kumar and Deepak Kumar finished 12th, 14th and 34th, respectively in 10m air rifle event.

Feb 25, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

ISSF World Cup 2019: Saurabh Chaudhary strikes gold in 10m Air Pistol event

The 16-year-old, who was competing with eight other shooters in the final of the event, posted a world record score of 245 to take the top honors. 

 

Feb 24, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

It's been tough: Apurvi Chandela after clinching gold medal in ISSF World Cup 2019

Chandela made the country proud at the Dr Karni Shooting Range in New Delhi, shattering a world record by shooting a total of  252.9 points. 

Feb 23, 2019, 18:39 PM IST

ISSF World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela shoots gold in 10m Air Rifle event

With the win, Chandela has picked her third individual medal at a World Cup stage.

Feb 23, 2019, 15:15 PM IST

Raninder Singh becomes first Indian to be elected ISSF vice-president

Former trap shooter Raninder SIngh, 51, also heads the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI).

Dec 01, 2018, 11:42 AM IST

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

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

New Delhi shooting World Cup to offer 16 Olympic quotas

A total of 360 quotas will be distributed in the 15 Olympic shooting events. The tournament in New Delhi, which will be held at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Ranges, will offer two quotas each in both individual men and women's sections for 10 air rifle, 10m air pistol, rifle 3 position and rapid fire pistol. 

Mar 20, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

Tendulkar hails India's shooting contingent for record showing in Mexico ISSF event

India's shooting team that that topped the medals tally in Guadalajara, Mexico has drawn big praise from none other other than Sachin Tendulkar. 

Mar 13, 2018, 16:07 PM IST

World No.1 shooters likely to get direct 2020 Tokyo Olympic entry

As per the proposed rule, quota place allocation will start from the 2018 ISSF World Championship to be held in Changwon, Korea from August 31 to September 14.

Nov 08, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

ISSF Junior World Championship: India's Yashaswini Singh Deswal bags gold in 10m air pistol

Her effort helped India consolidate their position at second place in the medal tally with two Gold, one Silver and one Bronze medal.

Jun 26, 2017, 09:19 AM IST

ISSF 2017: India finish fifth with five medals at shooting World Cup

India`s Sheeraz Sheikh ended at the sixth position in the men`s Skeet event on the final day of the tournament.

Mar 03, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

Shooting legend Rajmond Debevec hits out at ISSF, Abinav Bindra

According to the International Olympic Association's Agenda 2020, all international sports federations are to make changes to their sport to promote gender equality by the Tokyo Games.

Feb 28, 2017, 18:59 PM IST

Shooter Jitu Rai wins ISSF Pistol Champions Trophy in 10m Air Pistol

The Champions Trophy matches were held at the end of the World Cup Final, competitions for which ended on Sunday at the TSN Shooting Range in Bologna, Italy.

Oct 10, 2016, 18:55 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Indian shooters finish second in the overall medals tally

India finished with a total of nine gold, five silver and 10 bronze medals as the year's second and final Junior World Cup concluded here today.

Sep 22, 2016, 20:28 PM IST

New Delhi confirmed as the venue for 2017 ISSF Shooting World Cup

This is in addition to the ISSF World Cup series scheduled to be held in the capital in February.

Jun 30, 2016, 19:19 PM IST