Rio 2016: High Expectations From Senior Athletes

As we move closer towards Rio 2016, the expectations from Indian athletes keep growing. Be it the athletes, fans, coaches or former players, the confidence is very high in the Indian camp. We at Sports Rediscovered chatted with ace shooter Anjali Bhagwat and Arjuna Awardee swimmer Rehan Poncha. Both these sportspersons gave us insights on

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India Far Superior At South Asian Games

With only the last day remaining at the South Asian Games, the Indian contingent has proven to be far more superior than any of its participating neighbours. The team has won a total of 276 medals that is 107 more than second placed Sri Lanka. India’s gold tally is at a whopping 160, while Sri

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Indian Dominance Uncontested At South Asian Games

For the sixth consecutive day at the South Asian Games India continued its gold rush with another 15 gold medals on the day and 53 in total. At the end of the day, India succeeded in lifting the lead to more than 100 gold medals over second placed Sri Lanka, who only managed to add

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India Extends Lead At South Asian Games

India’s position on top of the leader-board at the ongoing South Asian Games has become more solid. The team bagged a whopping 70 medals on the fifth day dominating over its regional competitors. This takes India’s medal tally at the games to 194, finishing the day six short of 200. However, India’s nearest competitors Sri

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Heena Sidhu Secures Olympics Spot

Indian shooter Heena Sidhu has secured her place for the 2016 Rio Olympics after winning gold in the Asian Olympic Shooting qualifier. Heena, who competes in the 10m air pistol event, had a score of 387 in qualification and then produced a great performance of 199.4 in the finals to secure a gold medal in

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Apurvi Chandela Breaks World Record At Swedish Cup

Young Indian Shooter Apurvi Chandela has already made her way into the Olympics earlier. And now she enters the record books with an impressive performance scoring 211.2 at the Swedish Cup GP to win the gold medal. The silver and bronze went to Swedish shooters Astrid Steffensen (207.6) and Stine Nielsen (185.0). This impressive result

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Asian Shooting Championship Recap: India Finish Third

The Indian Shooting team finished third in the 2015 Asian Shooting Championship held in Kuwait. The Indian shooters won a total of 15 gold medals, 10 silvers and 10 bronze medals to have a total of 35 medals. China finished second with 16 gold, 12 Silvers and 9 bronze medals and South Korea came first

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Asian Shooting Championship: Gold Galore For India

Heena Sidhu gave the nation a reason to be happy as she won the Gold medal in the 10m air pistol event in Asian Shooting Champion. Heena had a dominating performance in the finals with a score of 198.2 to defeat Gundegma Otreyad of Mongolia. Otreyad had a score of 198 and took home the

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ISSF World Cup Shooting: Asab Shines, Manavjit Falters

The ISSF World Cup shooting held in Nicosia, Cyprus proved to be eventful for India, as Mohammed Asab came home with the bronze medal. Asab, who competed in the double trap men’s event, won the bronze after defeating Time Kneale of Great Britain in the bronze medal playoff. Asab had a perfect score of 30 in

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ISSF World Cup: Mohammed Asab Wins Bronze

Indian shooter Mohammed Asab won bronze medal in the double trap men’s event of ISSF Shooting World Cup being held in Nicosia, Cyprus. Asab defeated Tim Kneale of Great Britain in the bronze medal playoff with a perfect score of 30 from the available 30. Kneale could only manage to score 27 in the match.

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