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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Apurvi Chandela Breaks World Record At Swedish Cup

Young Indian Shooter Apurvi Chandela has already made her way into the Olympics earlier. And now she enters the record books with an impressive performance scoring 211.2 at the Swedish Cup GP to win the gold medal. The silver and bronze went to Swedish shooters Astrid Steffensen (207.6) and Stine Nielsen (185.0). This impressive result

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Asian Airgun Championships Recap – India Shining

Indian shooters enjoyed a great time at the Asian Airgun Championships earlier this week at the national capital. The Indian team bagged a total of 17 medals, including six gold to finish as table-toppers at the continental championships. India finish top at the Asian Airgun Championships Winning 17 medals in the competition, hosts India sit

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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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2016 Rio Olympics: Indians On Board

The Rio Olympics is still some months away but the qualification rounds and quotas are all in place with not many tournaments remaining for the players to win their grand chance at the Olympics. The battle has already heated-up, and is set to become more intense in the coming months as athletes fight it out

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Omkar Singh Finds Rhythm At Selection Trials

The gold medallist at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, Omkar Singh continued his good form in the 50m free pistol event. He shot an impressive 571 at the third Olympic selection trials held at Tughlakabad. The Olympic quotas in the event had been won by Jitu Rai at the World Championships last year and Prakash Nanjappa

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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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Indian Junior Shooters Make Nation Proud At Finland

The 7th International Junior Shotgun Cup held in Orimattila, Finland saw Indian junior shooters reap rich rewards, with a tidy haul of medals. Anantjeet Singh Naruka: Pick of the Indian junior shooters Anantjeet Singh Naruka won the gold medal in skeet shooting, pipping country hope Lari Pesonen 12-11. Naruka’s route to the podium was arduous

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Jitu Rai Wins Indian Sports Person of the Year Award

Shooter Jitu Rai, who won seven international medals last year, was felicitated as the Indian Sports person of the Year at an awards ceremony this Thursday. Legendary sprinter, Milkha Singh, popularly known as the ‘Flying Sikh’ was honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. Unprecedented Success for Jitu Rai These awards for shooter Jitu Rai and

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National Shooting Trials: Gagan Narang Wins Gold

The Shooting Range in Vattiyoor Kaav, Thiruvananthapuram has been witness to a lot of rifling action in the last few months. First there was the National Games, and now the National Shooting Trials. Sports Rediscovered brings to you a short report on the eve of National Shooting Trials finale. 10m Rifles: In the 10m Rifle

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