Rio 2016: High Expectations From Senior Athletes

As we move closer towards Rio 2016, the expectations from Indian athletes keep growing. Be it the athletes, fans, coaches or former players, the confidence is very high in the Indian camp. We at Sports Rediscovered chatted with ace shooter Anjali Bhagwat and Arjuna Awardee swimmer Rehan Poncha. Both these sportspersons gave us insights on

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ISSF World Cup Shooting: Asab Shines, Manavjit Falters

The ISSF World Cup shooting held in Nicosia, Cyprus proved to be eventful for India, as Mohammed Asab came home with the bronze medal. Asab, who competed in the double trap men’s event, won the bronze after defeating Time Kneale of Great Britain in the bronze medal playoff. Asab had a perfect score of 30 in

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ISSF Shotgun Championships: Sandhu Misses Rio Quota

The shooting range in Lonato, Italy has proved barren as far as the Indian contingent is concerned. While Manavjit Singh Sandhu was forced to continue his quest for the Olympic quota, young Manavaditya Singh missed out on a ticket to the finals of the junior Trap event by one point. Sports Rediscovered takes a look

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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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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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World Cup Shotgun: Manavjit Singh Sandhu Placed 24th

Former world champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu registered a score of 120 to finish 24th at the Men’s Trap event on the concluding day of the season’s third World Cup Shotgun in Larnaca, Cyprus, on Sunday. In a field of 148 shooters, Manavjit was tied with 9 others on the same score and missed the knock-out

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World Cup Shotgun: Shreyasi Singh Placed 14th

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Shreyasi Singh was the best-placed Indian at the Women’s Trap event at the World Cup Shotgun Championships in Larnaca, Cyprus on Saturday. Singh posted a score of 69 out of a possible 75 to finish 14th among 76 shooters. The other Indians in contention – Shagun Chowdhary and Seema Tomar finished

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Indian Sports Stars That Were Ranked World #1: Part Two

Indian sports has produced some stupendous performances over the years and many have climbed up the echelon to be ranked #1 in their respective sports. On the wake of badminton ace Saina Nehwal regaining the top spot of the BWF rankings and Sania Mirza achieving the top ranking in doubles, Sports Rediscovered brings you some

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Shooting World Cup: Zoravar Singh Sandhu Placed 18th

The second leg of the ISSF World Shooting Championship kicked off yesterday at Al Ain, UAE with the women’s trap events. India had a dismal performance in the first leg of the tournament held at Acapulco, Mexico, with Manavjit Singh Sandhu’s bronze being the only bright spot.However, as a new chapter starts off, the Indian

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Manavjit Singh Sandhu Wins Bronze At World Cup Shotgun

Former world champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu won India’s first medal at the 2015 World Cup Shotgun held in Acapulco, Mexico. The veteran shooter had 12 hits in the shootoff to claim the bronze medal in men’s trap in the season’s first World Cup on Tuesday. Sadly, Manavjit Singh Sandhu missed the Olympic qualification quota by

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