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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Abhinav Bindra Wins Gold On Birthday Eve

Indian Shooter Abhinav Bindra won the Gold medal at the Asian Airgun Championship on Sunday. The Beijing Olympic Gold medalist will be celebrating his 33rd birthday on September 28, 2015 and the medal is expected to make the occasion even more special. Abhinav Bindra Back in Form Bindra, who competed in the 10m Air Rifle

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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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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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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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ISSF World Cup: Tough Luck For Jitu Rai, Chain Singh

The season’s second ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup in Fort Benning, USA came to an end with Jitu Rai and Chain Singh both narrowly missing a final berth because of 10th place finishes in their respective events. It was tough luck for the Commonwealth and Asian Games gold medallist Jitu Rai as he fell out of

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Gagan Narang Wins World Cup Bronze And Olympic Quota

The smiles returned to the Indian shooting contingent on Friday as London Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang won a bronze medal in Men’s 50m Rifle Prone event at the season’s second ISSF World Cup, in Fort Benning, USA. The medal also helped India bag a third Rio Olympic quota in shooting. Earlier, rifle shooter Apurvi Chandela

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ISSF World Cup: Apurvi Chandela Finishes 14th

The Indian shooting contingent failed to secure a place in the final for a second consecutive day at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup held at Fort Benning, USA. Apurvi Chandela, who shone at the season’s first World Cup with a bronze medal and a Rio Olympic quota place, was the best-placed Indian as she managed

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