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Shooting: ISSF increases Asia's Olympic quota places from 38 to 48

  • India were represented by a record 15 shooters at the Tokyo Olympics but the country returned empty-handed after a disastrous outing in the Japanese capital. 
Image used for representational purpose (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
Image used for representational purpose (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 14, 2021 04:03 PM IST
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No General Assembly, ISSF to hold video meetings

The meet was scheduled to be held at the ISSF headquarters here from November 21. The decision was taken by the executive committee of the sport’s global body.
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Representational image.(File)
Published on Jul 19, 2020 08:25 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

ISSF seeks cut-off extension as Delhi shooting WC gets postponed

The NRAI in its proposal to the International Shooting Sport Federation also suggested that the World Cup now be held in two separate events -- the rifle and pistol competitions from May 5-12 and the shotgun events from June 2 to 9.
Indian shooters take part in a practice session ahead of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Rifle and Pistol World Cup at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Indian shooters take part in a practice session ahead of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Rifle and Pistol World Cup at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 04:57 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Coronavirus impact: No ranking points in New Delhi Shooting World Cup, says ISSF

The ISSF said there will no ranking points in the tournament scheduled to be held from March 15 to 26 as the organisers are not in a position to guarantee participation of all athletes owing to the extraordinary situation.
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Representational image.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 04, 2020 07:24 PM IST
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CGF may okay India plan to hold CWG shooting

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has agreed to consider a joint proposal by India and world shooting body, ISSF, to stage the competition in India and add the medals to the Games tally.
Elavenil Valarivan (C), Bronz medalist Manini Kaushik (R) and silver medalist Mehuli Ghosh (L) pose.(PTI)
Elavenil Valarivan (C), Bronz medalist Manini Kaushik (R) and silver medalist Mehuli Ghosh (L) pose.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 25, 2019 11:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

India may host Commonwealth shooting event in 2022

The CGF said that the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) will be working with the IOA in compiling the proposal.
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Representative image(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 25, 2019 07:05 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

No proposal to host Commonwealth Shooting C’ships in India during 2022 CWG: CGF

The CGF said there was no formal proposal made to the ISSF to conduct a Commonwealth Shooting Championships when its chief Louise Martin and CEO David Grevemberg met the top brass of the world body on Friday in Munich.
CGF chief Louise Martin.(Getty)
CGF chief Louise Martin.(Getty)
Updated on Dec 09, 2019 05:38 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Mehuli Ghosh shoots 10m air rifle gold in SAG as India sweeps all medals

Mehuli’s effort will, however, not be considered as a world record, as the South Asian Games’ results are not recognised by the international body (ISSF) for the purpose of records.
A file photo of Mehuli Ghosh.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Mehuli Ghosh.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 03, 2019 05:37 PM IST
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Kathmandu | ByPress Trust of India

India pushes for inclusion of shooting in Commonwealth Games

In a letter on Tuesday, Rijiju asked Morgan, secretary of state for sport, to intervene and bring back a sport that has been part of the Commonwealth Games since 1974.
File image of Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
File image of Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 06:12 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAFP

ISSF World Cup to take place in New Delhi from March 15-26 next year

The capital will be hosting next year’s International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Combined World Cup from March 15-26.
File photo of ISSF World Cup.(File Photo/PTI)
File photo of ISSF World Cup.(File Photo/PTI)
Updated on Jul 15, 2019 08:56 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPTI

Shooting all set for an image makeover

The new dress code is expected to come into effect after the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. No longer will shooters, especially shotgun (trap, skeet and double trap) be able to come to the ranges in track pants, jeans, or multi-coloured jackets, visors and shoes.
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Published on Jun 21, 2019 11:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAjai Masand

Apurvi, Anjum make another ISSF final, miss medal

World record holder Apurvi, in fact, topped the qualification charts with 630.9 after 60 shots, while Anjum, her teammate from Punjab, qualified fourth out of 107 shooters, with a score of 629.4.
File Photo of Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela after winning a gold medal in the final of women's 10m Air Rifle during the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol.(PTI)
File Photo of Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela after winning a gold medal in the final of women's 10m Air Rifle during the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol.(PTI)
Published on Apr 23, 2019 07:30 PM IST
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Beijing | ByPress Trust of India

India faces sanctions after Pakistanis fail to get World Cup visas

New Delhi has accused Islamabad of supporting the perpetrators of last week’s attack that left at least 40 paramilitaries dead. Pakistan has denied any involvement.
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Image for representational purposes(PTI)
Published on Feb 20, 2019 07:19 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAFP

Abhinav Bindra conferred with shooting’s highest honour by ISSF

“Extremely humbled to receive the @ISSF_Shooting’s highest honour the Blue Cross at the General Assembly in Munich today,” Bindra wrote on his Twitter handle.
File picture of Abhinav Bindra(Getty Images)
File picture of Abhinav Bindra(Getty Images)
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 09:15 PM IST
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Asian Games 2018: Jaspal Rana hits out at Abhinav Bindra for ‘wrong decisions’ as ISSF chairman

Jaspal Rana feels they could have won many more had Abhinav Bindra, “done his bit” when he was the International Shooting Sport Federation’s (ISSF) Athletes’ Committee chairman.
Former Indian shooter and coach Jaspal Rana.(PTI)
Former Indian shooter and coach Jaspal Rana.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 26, 2018 11:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Palembang | ByAjai Masand

Heena Sidhu wins shooting gold, P Shri Nivetha settles for bronze in Hannover

Heena Sidhu fought off tough competition from Mathilde Lamolle to win the gold medal in women’s 10m air pistol at the International Shooting Competitions of Hannover
Heena Sidhu won the gold medal in women’s 10m air pistol at the International Shooting Competitions of Hannover on Monday.(PTI)
Heena Sidhu won the gold medal in women’s 10m air pistol at the International Shooting Competitions of Hannover on Monday.(PTI)
Updated on May 14, 2018 04:17 PM IST
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ISSF shooting World Cup: Shahzar Rizvi wins silver in 10m air pistol

Shahzar Rizvi fell short by just 0.2 points in the 10m air pistol final round at the ISSF shooting World Cup in Changwon, South Korea, bagging silver with a score of 239.8. Arlem Chernousov of Russia won gold.
Shahzar Rizvi qualified for the final of the 10m air pistol event at the ISSF shooting World Cup in Changwon, South Korea, as the sixth best shooter with a score of 582.(Twitter)
Shahzar Rizvi qualified for the final of the 10m air pistol event at the ISSF shooting World Cup in Changwon, South Korea, as the sixth best shooter with a score of 582.(Twitter)
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 05:53 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Changwon (South Korea) | ByPress Trust of India

Manu Bhaker, Anmol Jain win air pistol mixed gold in ISSF junior World Cup

The pair of Manu Bhaker and Anmol Jain won India’s seventh gold medal at the ISSF junior World Cup when they clinched the air pistol mixed gold on Tuesday.
Manu Bhaker and Anmol Jain won the air pistol mixed gold at the ISSF junior World Cup on Tuesday.(Twitter)
Manu Bhaker and Anmol Jain won the air pistol mixed gold at the ISSF junior World Cup on Tuesday.(Twitter)
Updated on Mar 27, 2018 12:04 PM IST
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