Asian Air Gun Championships: Preview

The Indian shooters, with the exception of Chain Singh, have come in the line of fire in the last month, with disappointing performances in the ISSF Shooting World Cup. They just might find an opportunity to seek redemption in the Asian Air Gun Championships, scheduled to commence from the 27th of September. The championships will take

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Arjuna Award Nominations 2015

A public recognition of outstanding endeavours on the Indian sporting map – this is why the Arjuna Awards are so important. This year, 17 sportspersons from athletics to hockey to cricket have been nominated for the prestigious award. Sports Rediscovered takes a look at the recommendations, and why they make deserving candidates. 1. Sandeep Kumar (Archery)

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Narrow Miss For Manavjit Singh Sandhu And Kynan Chenai

Indian shooters Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai suffered narrow misses to bow out of the Men’s Trap competition on the final day of ISSF World Cup at Gabala, Azerbaijan on Saturday. Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Kynan Chenai shoot 75 straight Former World No. 1 Manavjit Singh Sandhu and 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games gold medallist Kynan

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Chain Singh Seals Olympic Quota

Chain Singh finished 8th in the 50m Rifle 3 competition at the ongoing ISSF World Cup. The performance did help ensure India’s seventh spot in the Olympic shooting events. Chain Singh scored 1174 out of 1200 in the qualifiers finishing seventh. He fired a score of 395 kneeling, 396 proning and 383 standing out of

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ISSF Shooting: Indian Shooters Fail To Reach The Final

The Indian shooters failed to reach the final rounds of 50m rifle 3 position and 10m air pistol event at the ISSF Shooting World Cup held in Gabala. The 50m rifle 3 position saw some good presence by the Indians. However, none of the girls could manage a solid finish. Lajja Gauswami was the highest

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ISSF World Cup: Gurpreet Singh Finishes In 5th Place

Gurpreet Singh was the best Indian performer on Day 5 of the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan as he finished fifth in Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol competition. The pistol marksman, who has already clinched a Rio Olympic quota earlier, shot brilliantly to top the qualifying rounds. Unfortunately, he could not sustain that level

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Prakash Nanjappa Secures Rio Olympic Quota

Day 4 of the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan turned out to be a delightful day for the Indian shooting contingent as pistol marksman Prakash Nanjappa secured India’s sixth Rio Olympic quota place in this sport. The 39-year-old finished eighth in the final of the Men’s 50m Pistol event which, in turn, gave him

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ISSF World Cup: Gagan Narang Finishes 5th

Veteran rifle shooter Gagan Narang rediscovered his form to make his first international final in his pet 10m Air Rifle event since winning the London Olympics bronze at the season’s last ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan on Monday. Narang was the best Indian performer of the day, finishing fifth in the competition. Gagan Narang

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ISSF World Cup: Mairaj Ahmad Khan Finishes 61st

The last ISSF World Cup of the season got under way at Gabala, Azerbaijan with 34 Rio Olympic quotas up for grabs at this combined rifle/pistol and shotgun event. Indian representation was in the men’s skeet competition, whose qualification rounds went on for two days. At the end of the final qualifications, Mairaj Ahmad Khan

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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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