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Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19(Getty Images)

Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Accorded a warm welcome by the Croatian shooting fraternity, including world number three rifle shooter Peter Gorsa, the Indian team will take part as a guest invitee in the European Championship from May 20 to June 6 at Osijek.
Gurjoat Singh Khangura(Instagram)
Gurjoat Singh Khangura(Instagram)

Gurjoat placed 12th after shooting 74 in Lonato World Cup

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2021 10:53 PM IST
Recently included as reserve member of the Indian Olympic squad, Gurjoat looked in form in the first three rounds of the qualification.
Divyansh Panwar in action at the ISSF World Cup. (NRAI/Twitter)
Divyansh Panwar in action at the ISSF World Cup. (NRAI/Twitter)

How growing shooter Panwar tackled the vertical challenge

By Avishek Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2021 08:48 AM IST
  • The 18-year-old world No. 2 air-rifle shooter has gained a couple of inches in the last six months and will need a new attire to support his 6ft frame before he heads to the Tokyo Olympics.
Indian shooters have topped the medal tally. at ISSF World Cup
Indian shooters have topped the medal tally. at ISSF World Cup

Indian team selection for Olympics on Apr 3, NRAI to keep two reserves per event

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 06:31 PM IST
Indian shooters have secured an unprecedented 15 Olympic quota places for the country but, as per the federation's selection policy, the final team will be picked taking into the account the scores in all tournaments and trials leading up to the Games.
Indian shooters during the ISSF Shooting World Cup 2021(Twitter (ISSF))
Indian shooters during the ISSF Shooting World Cup 2021(Twitter (ISSF))

India end best-ever World Cup campaign with 2 more gold

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2021 06:02 PM IST
Dominating the event from start to end, hosts India topped the chart with an incredible tally of 30 medals
Shreyasi Singh, Rajeshwari Kumari and Manisha Keer.(Twitter)
Shreyasi Singh, Rajeshwari Kumari and Manisha Keer.(Twitter)

ISSF Shooting WC: Indian women claim team gold medal in trap

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 01:59 PM IST
In the gold medal match, the team fielded by the host nation did not break a sweat as it romped to a crushing win over Kazakhstan's Sarsenkul Rysbekova, Aizhan Dosmagambetova and Mariya Dmitriyenko.
Vijayveer, Tejaswani win gold(Twitter)
Vijayveer, Tejaswani win gold(Twitter)

Vijayveer, Tejaswani win gold in 25m rapid fire pistol mixed event

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2021 03:04 PM IST
In an all-Indian gold medal match, they comfortably beat the combo of Gurpreet Singh and Ashok Abhidnya Patil 9-1 at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.
National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

WC performance not a marker for Olympics but we have talent: NRAI president

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 03:07 PM IST
Raninder, who is the president of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), has played a part in the Indian shooters' meteoric rise in recent years.
Vijayveer Sindhu(Twitter)
Vijayveer Sindhu(Twitter)

ISSF World Cup: India's Vijayveer Sindhu settles for silver in 25m rapid fire

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2021 01:56 PM IST
In the shoot-off, after having shot brilliantly to score four out of five hits in the eighth and final series, Vijayveer managed just one.
Representative photo(Getty Images)
Representative photo(Getty Images)

Croatian federation thanks India for taking care of Covid positive shooter

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 01:46 PM IST
Gorsa was one of the two foreign shooters who tested positive for the highly contagious virus on the eve of the combined world cup, dashing his hopes of competing in the tournament.
Aishwary Pratap Tomar(Twitter)
Aishwary Pratap Tomar(Twitter)

Aishwary Pratap Tomar offers India hope in rifle 3 positions

By Avishek Roy
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 07:19 AM IST
  • 20-year-old Tomar has made a rapid transition from being one of the most talented juniors [he held a junior world record (459.3) set in 2019] to winning his first senior international World Cup medal.
Istvan Peni (in pic) alleged that Sidi was not following the equipment rules. (Getty Images)
Istvan Peni (in pic) alleged that Sidi was not following the equipment rules. (Getty Images)

Teammates fight, pull out of shooting World Cup final

By Avishek Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 07:38 PM IST
  • Two of the world's top rifle shooters, world No. 1 Istvan Peni and 2010 world champion Peter Sidi, refused to line up together for Hungary team’s rifle 3 positions final against India at the ISSF World Cup.
Representative Image(Getty Images)
Representative Image(Getty Images)

ISSF World Cup: India's 50m rifle 3 positions men's final postponed

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2021 03:41 PM IST
The Indian team shot 43 in the gold medal showdown to finish behind the Polish team, which scored 47 to grab the top prize.
Anjum Moudgil(Twitter)
Anjum Moudgil(Twitter)

ISSF WC: India win silver in women's 50m rifle 3 positions event

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 03:34 PM IST
The Indian women's 50m rifle 3 positions team comprising of Anjum Moudgil, Gaayathri Nithyandam, and Shreya Saksenaon won silver in the ISSF Shooting World Cup.
Chinki Yadav in action during the 25m air-pistol women’s final at the ISSF World Cup.(Sanjeev Verma/HT)
Chinki Yadav in action during the 25m air-pistol women’s final at the ISSF World Cup.(Sanjeev Verma/HT)

India win historic ninth gold in best ever world cup performance

By Avishek Roy
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 08:09 AM IST
Hosts sweep 25m air pistol women’s event; 20-year-old Tomar bags maiden gold in 50m rifle 3 positions.
Aishwary Tomar with ISSF World Cup gold medal(Twitter/NRAI)
Aishwary Tomar with ISSF World Cup gold medal(Twitter/NRAI)

Gold will definitely boost my confidence before Olympics: Aishwary

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2021 02:34 PM IST
The 20-year-old on Wednesday claimed the gold medal in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event, consolidating the host nation's top standing in the ISSF World Cup here, a day after tackling "very difficult and windy" conditions in the qualifications.
Chinky Yadav (c) won gold while Rahi Sarnobat (l) and the fancied Manu Bhaker (r) won silver and bronze respectively in the women's 25m pistol event of the ISSF shooting World Cup(Twitter)
Chinky Yadav (c) won gold while Rahi Sarnobat (l) and the fancied Manu Bhaker (r) won silver and bronze respectively in the women's 25m pistol event of the ISSF shooting World Cup(Twitter)

ISSF World Cup: Chinky Yadav wins women's 25m pistol gold, Rahi & Manu on podium

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2021 02:13 PM IST
The 23-year-old Yadav prevailed over Sarnobat, 30, 4-3 in a shoot-off after their scores were tied at 32, taking India's gold tally to nine in the event.
Ganemat Sekhon (file photo) and Angad Vir Singh Bajwa of the India's skeet mixed team. (Twitter)
Ganemat Sekhon (file photo) and Angad Vir Singh Bajwa of the India's skeet mixed team. (Twitter)

ISSF WC: India win gold in skeet mixed team event, medal tally goes to 15

ANI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2021 04:27 PM IST
India's skeet mixed team comprising of Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Ganemat Sekhon on Tuesday won a gold medal in the ongoing ISSF Shooting World Cup in New Delhi.
India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)
India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)

A golden run in mixed team shooting raises Olympic hopes

By Avishek Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 07:37 AM IST
  • Valarivan is the world’s No.1 in women’s 10m air rifle, while Panwar slipped from the top position to No 2 in the world during the course of the ongoing ISSF World Cup.
India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)
India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)

ISSF World Cup: Divyansh, Elavenil claim 10m mixed air rifle gold for India

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 12:14 PM IST
The India duo shot a combined total of 16 in the gold medal match to finish ahead of Hungarian world number one Istvan Peni and Eszter Denes who managed 10.
5 shooters test Covid positive at World Cup: Representational image(HT)
5 shooters test Covid positive at World Cup: Representational image(HT)

Bio-bubble tightened as 5 shooters test Covid positive at World Cup

By Avishek Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 11:27 PM IST
Organisers are also worried over incidents of shooters participating in the prestigious event going out of the sanitised areas with the competition still to run for another week
Ganemat Sekhon(Twitter)
Ganemat Sekhon(Twitter)

'I was very nervous at start of final': Ganemat Sekhon after bagging medal

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 09:44 PM IST
The 20-year-old from Chandigarh created history when she bagged a bronze on the third competition day of the tournament here on Sunday.
File photo of ISSF World Cup(File)
File photo of ISSF World Cup(File)

ISSF Shooting World Cup: Rising Covid cases raise concerns

UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 06:43 PM IST
Six participants have tested positive, including two of India’s rapid fire pistol shooters in this prestigious event
Indian men's team settled for silver. (Twitter)
Indian men's team settled for silver. (Twitter)

ISSF World Cup: India bag silver in men's team air rifle event, women finish 4th

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 02:03 PM IST
  • The Indian trio shot a total of 14 in the gold medal round.
Saurabh Chaudhary shot a total of 243.7 in the 10m air pistol event to win the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup.(Twitter)
Saurabh Chaudhary shot a total of 243.7 in the 10m air pistol event to win the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup.(Twitter)

Two more Indian shooters test positive for COVID-19 at ISSF World Cup: Report

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 09:39 AM IST
These two, whose test reports came late on Saturday night, are in addition to the two Indian athletes who have returned positive for the virus at the start of the second competition day of the tournament.
Saurabh Chaudhary of India and Abhishek Verma(REUTERS)
Saurabh Chaudhary of India and Abhishek Verma(REUTERS)

Saurabh wins silver, Abhishek bags bronze in 10m Air pistol event

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 07:58 PM IST
  • The fancied world number four Chaudhary was humbled in the final shot by Iran's Javed Foroughi, currently ranked 107th in the ISSF rankings.Foroughi, who had only 14 seconds on the clock to fire his final shot, scored a winning 10.5 after the 18-year-old Chaudhary managed 9.8 in his last attempt of the gold medal round.
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)

ISSF WC: Yashaswini wins first gold for India, Manu Bhaker clinches silver

PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 06:49 PM IST
Yashaswini Deswal bagged the first gold medal for India in the Women's 10M Air Pistol final of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun on Saturday here at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting range (DKSSR).
Divyansh Panwar shot 228.1 (Twitter)
Divyansh Panwar shot 228.1 (Twitter)

ISSF World Cup: Divyansh Panwar wins bronze in 10m Air Rifle

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2021 02:30 PM IST
  • The 18-year-old Divyansh shot 228.1 to finish third on the podium at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.
At the Karni Singh shooting range in New Delhi, a prestigious national tournament is flooded by young shooters trying to make their mark, firing alongside the likes of Olympic medallist Gagan Narang. These young shooters have been thrown into the deep end, with spectacular results. In three ISSF (Pistol/Rifle) World Cups this year, Indian shooters have topped the medal tally. Eight quota places for 2020 Olympics have been confirmed so far. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
At the Karni Singh shooting range in New Delhi, a prestigious national tournament is flooded by young shooters trying to make their mark, firing alongside the likes of Olympic medallist Gagan Narang. These young shooters have been thrown into the deep end, with spectacular results. In three ISSF (Pistol/Rifle) World Cups this year, Indian shooters have topped the medal tally. Eight quota places for 2020 Olympics have been confirmed so far. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

ISSF World Cup: Three shooters test positive for COVID-19

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 11:45 AM IST
The shooters are currently self-isolating in their team hotel. Those who were sharing the rooms with the three shooters have also been isolated after undergoing COVID tests.
File photo of shooters lining up(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
File photo of shooters lining up(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

Top international shooter tests positive ahead of World Cup

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 11:32 AM IST
The shooter in question was first tested at the airport and then again on Thursday. He is asymptomatic and the shooter has never visited the range, an NRAI official said.
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