Has High Hopes About Anirban Lahiri, Says Tiger Woods

Golfing legend Tiger Woods has claimed that he is optimistic about Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri. Woods said that Lahiri has the potential to win a medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics now that the game is back in the Olympics fold for the first time since 1904. “Anirban, I am sure will be a part

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ISSF World Cup, Munich: Apurvi Chandela Shoots Silver

Apurvi Chandela walked away from the ISSF Rifle and Pistol world cup championships in Munich with a bounce in her step. The Commonwealth Games Gold medalist finished second in the women’s 10 metres Air Rifles event on Saturday, finishing with a total score of 206.9. Apurvi Chandela: Eyes on Rio 22-years-old Chandela finished behind Elaheh

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Success At Asian Boxing Championships – Path To Rio

Shortages of international exposure and lack of proper facilities are some of the common problems faced by Indian boxers in recent times. However, there will be no excuses at the Asian Boxing Championships, which offers 66 quotas for the Doha World Championships for the taking. Indians put up a fantastic performance in the previous Asian

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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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Sports Stats Weekly #5: Indian Hockey (Men)

Indian hockey has been in the news in the recent past owing to a spate of controversies. The team had a long rough patch in the hockey world, now dominated by Australia and European teams. But, the men in blue would like to change that trend. The Indian hockey followers will know that the Men’s

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Mangal Singh Champia Still In The Hunt For Rio

Indian men’s recurve archer Mangal Singh Champia kept alive his hopes of qualifying for Rio Olympics as he reached the last-32 stage in the individual competition at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on Wednesday. Among the Indian women recurve archers, Laxmirani Majhi was the star of the show as she came through two

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Deepika Kumari Helps India Book Rio Spot

It turned out to be a memorable day for the Indian women’s recurve team at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on Tuesday. Led by Deepika Kumari, the Indian squad not only secured the coveted quota at the 2016 Rio Olympics, but also progressed to the final of the prestigious world meet. Hopes, however,

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India’s Olympic Qualifiers: Wrestling

India have already begun their journey at the Olympic qualifiers with representations in athletics, men’s hockey and shooting. In this series of write-ups, Sports Rediscovered will bring to you one sport each week and its players’ path for the Rio Olympics 2016. Indian wrestlers have a good chance in the Olympic Qualifiers for the Rio

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