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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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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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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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: Gurpreet Singh Placed 21st

Gurpreet Singh was the best performing Indian on Day 4 of the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup in Fort Benning, USA as he finished 21st in Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event. The qualifications of Women’s 10m Air Pistol was also held on Saturday in which Shweta Singh was the best placed Indian at 22nd. Gurpreet

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Indian Sports Stars Who were Ranked World #1 – Part 1

After Saina’s feat a week ago, here’s a peek at some of the Indian sports stars that have reached No.1 ranking in their respective sports.



ISSF Shooting World Cup: Another Forgettable Day For Indian Shooters

Another forgettable day unfolded for the Indian shooters at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Changwon on 13th April 2015 as all the Indian shooters were knocked out in the qualification rounds itself. ISSF Shooting World Cup: 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women Lajja Gauswami, Anjali Bhagwat and Susan Elizabeth Koshy were the representatives for India

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National Games Day 7: Aaron on Fire

The Aquatics Complex in Thiruvananthapuram has proved to be goldmine of records. On the final day of swimming in the 2015 National Games, three more records were shattered, bringing the total number of records broken to 37. Aaron D’Souza added another gold to his name as he bettered Asian Games bronze medallist Virdhawal Khade’s record

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Indian Shooting in 2014: Jitu Rai – The Shooting Star

With the National Games kicking of the shooting events on February 1, Sports Rediscovered takes a look at the previous season for the Indian shooters. In 2014, Jitu Rai was a star performer with a record 7 international shooting medals in a single calendar year. What makes it even more remarkable is that this was

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