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Shooters Heena Sidhu, Ankur Mittal recommended for Khel Ratna

Sidhu also won a gold medal in the 10m air pistol mixed team event of the 2017 World Cup in New Delhi and silver in the 2009 and 2014 editions of the marquee event.

Apr 29, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: India's Abhishek Verma shoots gold, secures Olympic quota

The 29-year-old, who was appearing only in his second ISSF World Cup, shot a total score of 242.7 in the finals of the men's 10m Air Pistol event to take the top honours. 

Apr 27, 2019, 12:05 PM IST

Apurvi Chandela, Anjum Moudgil make another ISSF final, miss medal

World record holder Apurvi, in fact, topped the qualification charts with 630.9 after 60 shots.

Apr 23, 2019, 19:48 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Shooter Kynan Chenai emerges as top Indian in men's trap event

The 28-year-old, who compete at the Rio Olympics, missed one bird to shoot a score of 49 out of 50.

Apr 08, 2019, 22:09 PM IST

Suspect in shooting of female US sailor killed at Virginia base

The man shot the woman several times in a parking lot at Naval Air Station Oceana at around 6:45 am on Friday.

Apr 06, 2019, 06:23 AM IST

India finishes with 16 gold medals at Asian Airgun Championship

On the last day of the competition, Yash Vardhan and Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals each.

Apr 01, 2019, 17:05 PM IST

When Goa CM Manohar Parrikar extended financial help to shooter Tejaswini Sawant

Sawant's only regret now is that she could not thank the chief minister enough for his generosity which made a big contribution in her life and shooting career.

Mar 18, 2019, 17:27 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

'Shooting' becomes a favorite sport of Baghpat daughters

'Shooting' becomes a favorite sport of Baghpat daughters. Watch this video to know more.

Mar 13, 2019, 15:20 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

Indian Olympic Association chief backs Manu Bhakar; slams Haryana sports minister

Batra has slammed the manner in which the government had failed to fulfil it's commitments on a regular basis. He further backed Bhaker's decision to take to social media in order to tackle the situation.

Jan 05, 2019, 19:48 PM IST

Haryana sports minister hits back at Manu Bhakar for reminding him of promised Rs 2 crore reward

Vij's comments came after Bhaker took to her Twitter handle on Friday and reminded the Haryana sports minister of promised cash prize of Rs 2 crore, which he made after her Youth Olympic gold medal.

Jan 05, 2019, 12:54 PM IST

1 killed, another injured after being shot at in Noida sector 46

At least one person was killed after being shot at in Uttar Pradesh's Noida Sector 46 on Thursday.

Dec 06, 2018, 21:15 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

Two, including gunman, killed in shooting spree at Chicago hospital

A police officer was among those wounded.

Nov 20, 2018, 06:03 AM IST

Shooter Saurabh Chaudhary makes India, his parents proud with Asian Airgun gold

Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary on Thursday won a gold medal in 10m air pistol junior men’s event of the Asian Airgun championship in Kuwait.

Nov 09, 2018, 14:15 PM IST