ISSF Shotgun Championships: Sandhu Misses Rio Quota

The shooting range in Lonato, Italy has proved barren as far as the Indian contingent is concerned. While Manavjit Singh Sandhu was forced to continue his quest for the Olympic quota, young Manavaditya Singh missed out on a ticket to the finals of the junior Trap event by one point. Sports Rediscovered takes a look

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Olympic Qualification Scenario For Indian Shooters

With a year left for the 2016 Rio Olympics, it is a good time to have an analysis of Indian Olympic hopes from shooting – the sport that has one of the best chances for medals for the Indian contingent. The Indian shooters, so far, have earned 5 quota places in this sport and have

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World Cup Shotgun: Shreyasi Singh Placed 14th

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Shreyasi Singh was the best-placed Indian at the Women’s Trap event at the World Cup Shotgun Championships in Larnaca, Cyprus on Saturday. Singh posted a score of 69 out of a possible 75 to finish 14th among 76 shooters. The other Indians in contention – Shagun Chowdhary and Seema Tomar finished

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World Cup Shotgun: Arti Singh Finishes 28th

After Apurvi Chandela and Jitu Rai’s medal-winning efforts at the Changwon Rifle/Pistol World Cup, it is time to shift our focus to the World Cup Shotgun being held in Larnaca, Cyprus. This is the third World Cup Shotgun event this year and the Indian trap shooters will be keen to grab some Olympic quota places

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World Shooting Championship: 31st Position For Arti Singh

Indian shooters came up with an average performance in the World Shooting Championships on the fourth day of the tournament at Al Ain, UAE. The women’s skeet event held today saw just two Indians in the qualifications round, neither of whom put up a noteworthy performance. Arti Singh : Average Performance Arti Singh Rao, who

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Shooting World Cup: Zoravar Singh Sandhu Placed 18th

The second leg of the ISSF World Shooting Championship kicked off yesterday at Al Ain, UAE with the women’s trap events. India had a dismal performance in the first leg of the tournament held at Acapulco, Mexico, with Manavjit Singh Sandhu’s bronze being the only bright spot.However, as a new chapter starts off, the Indian

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ISSF World Cup Shotgun: Indians Disappoint in Skeet

The Indian camp had another disappointing outing in the final event of the ISSF World Cup Shotgun championship in Acapulco, Mexico. World Cup Shotgun Championships – Skeet Results No Indian shooter managed a podium finish, with Mairaj Ahmad Khan producing the best results of the day by finishing in the 26th position. Khan scored a total

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World Cup Shotgun: Arti Singh Comes 20th

The ISSF World Cup shotgun in Acapulco, Mexico saw another dry day for the Indian contingent, as no Indian shooter managed to make it to the finals of the Skeet women’s competition. Arti Singh: The Lone Bright Spot Arti Singh Rao, daughter of retired marksman Rao Inderjit Singh, was the best placed of the lot

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World Cup Shotgun: Ankur Mittal Placed 12th

After Manavjit Singh Sandhu’s bronze winning performance in the men’s trap competition, it was a mixed bag of results from the Indian camp at the World Cup Shotgun being held in Acapulco, Mexico. In the double trap men’s event, the Indian shooters failed to qualify for the knockout stages, with Ankur Mittal coming in 12th. The

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