World Shotgun Championship: Mairaj Khan Books Rio Berth

Mairaj Khan Ahmad walked away from the Trap Concaverde shooting range in Lonato with a spring in his step. The veteran shooter brought glory to the Indian camp, becoming the lone member to bag an Olympic quota in skeet shooting at the ISSF World Shotgun Championship. Sports Rediscovered takes a look at the Indian performances

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World Cup Shotgun: Arti Singh Comes 20th

The ISSF World Cup shotgun in Acapulco, Mexico saw another dry day for the Indian contingent, as no Indian shooter managed to make it to the finals of the Skeet women’s competition. Arti Singh: The Lone Bright Spot Arti Singh Rao, daughter of retired marksman Rao Inderjit Singh, was the best placed of the lot

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World Shooting Recap: Indian Shooters Come Up Short

Indian shooters continued to fare disappointingly at the ongoing 51st ISSF World Shooting Championships as they returned empty-handed in the rapid-fire pistol shooting and double trap shooting categories on Sunday. Following Jitu Rai’s earning of an Olympic quota, Indian shooters couldn’t add to it as Vijay Kumar, Harpreet Singh and Gurpreet Singh failed to make

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World Shooting Day 4 Recap: Anjali Bhagwat’s Remarkable Comeback

Olympian Anjali Bhagwat’s performance is remarkable as she is making a comeback after a very long time and the fact that her scores are close to her fellow Indian indicate that she can still shoot well and is not here on past reputation. There was a time when Anjali was on a lonely path breaking journey as India’s only women shooter , but today she has a lot of company and she can be justly proud for showing the way to this new generation of Indian shooting



Jitu Rai Wins Silver, Qualifies for Olympics

India’s ace pistol shooter, continued his remarkable year by winning a Silver at the 51st ISSF World Shooting Championships, held at Granada. To add to his joy, this performance also helped Jitu qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics. With this performance Jitu Rai became the first Indian shooter to punch his tickets for the Rio

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