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National Rifle Association of India hopes to resume camp in mid-August, to review situation on 15 July
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National Rifle Association of India hopes to resume camp in mid-August, to review situation on 15 July

National Rifle Association of India has recently released a list of 34 shooters who will be training separately for the quadrennial sporting extravaganza, scheduled to be held next summer after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the Games back by a year.

Vijender Singh, Sanjeev Rajput, Srihari Nataraj, other stars plead for caution as discussion rages on whether competitions can resume
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Vijender Singh, Sanjeev Rajput, Srihari Nataraj, other stars plead for caution as discussion rages on whether competitions can resume

Some sports stars across disciplines wanted the waiting period to continue before resuming competitions, while others spoke about the loss it would cause to fitness and readiness.

National Rifle Association of India nominates Anjum Moudgil for Khel Ratna, Jaspal Rana for Dronacharya Award
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National Rifle Association of India nominates Anjum Moudgil for Khel Ratna, Jaspal Rana for Dronacharya Award

The 26-year-old Moudgil, who started shooting in 2008, is among the first two Indians to have secured quota places in the sport for the Tokyo Olympics.

India's pistol shooter Abhishek Verma says maintaining form, focus till postponed Olympics is going to be challenging
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India's pistol shooter Abhishek Verma says maintaining form, focus till postponed Olympics is going to be challenging

India's pistol shooter Abhishek Verma said, 'I like to practice 365 days a year but right now I am able to do only dry practice.'

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pullela Gopichand praises SAI initiative of providing online workshops for athletes during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Pullela Gopichand praises SAI initiative of providing online workshops for athletes during lockdown

The SAI sessions on opening day was attended by athletes and para-athletes from all sport, including Olympic probables shooters Divyash Panwar, Apurvi Chandela, Abhishek Verma, Anish Bhanwala, boxers Lovlina Borgohain and Nikhat Zarin

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian shooters to be provided shooting range simulators to practice at home during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian shooters to be provided shooting range simulators to practice at home during lockdown

As with everything else, the COVID-19 crisis has left the shooters with no option but to stop their outdoor practice and stay at home

Abhishek Verma credits Abhinav Bindra for inspiring young shooters with 2008 gold medal at Beijing Olympics
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Abhishek Verma credits Abhinav Bindra for inspiring young shooters with 2008 gold medal at Beijing Olympics

In 2008, Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games in Beijing

Ace shooter Saurabh Chaudhary stamps class in National Championships with gold in men's 10m air pistol
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Ace shooter Saurabh Chaudhary stamps class in National Championships with gold in men's 10m air pistol

Ace shooter Saurabh Chaudhary stamped his class to win the men's 10m air pistol gold at the 63rd National Shooting Championships in Bhopal on Saturday.

National Shooting Championships: Anjum Moudgil maintains good form to claim third straight title in 50m rifle 3P event
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National Shooting Championships: Anjum Moudgil maintains good form to claim third straight title in 50m rifle 3P event

India's top rifle and pistol shooters continued to maintain their good form at the 63rd National Championship with Anjum Moudgil winning the women's 50m rifle 3 positions title for a third year in a row on Wednesday.

AAI suspension, factionalism overshadows stellar 2019 show by Indian archers in build-up to Tokyo Olympics
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AAI suspension, factionalism overshadows stellar 2019 show by Indian archers in build-up to Tokyo Olympics

Suspension, internal mudslinging and factionalism overshadowed some stellar performances by Indian archers as the sport went from bad to worse with just a few months left for Tokyo Olympics in an eventful 2019.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manu Bhaker, Sanjeev Rajput back NRAI's move to stop Japan-bound shooters from signing commercial deals
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manu Bhaker, Sanjeev Rajput back NRAI's move to stop Japan-bound shooters from signing commercial deals

The seasoned Tejaswini Sawant also backed the NRAI, despite the knowledge that implementing such ideas may mean financial losses to some extent.

Asian Archery Championships: Abhishek Verma-Jyothi Surekha Vennam bag compound mixed pair gold; India finish with seven medals
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Asian Archery Championships: Abhishek Verma-Jyothi Surekha Vennam bag compound mixed pair gold; India finish with seven medals

Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam claimed the top honours in compound mixed pair event to fetch India's lone gold at the 21st Asian Archery Championships, which ended with the country picking up seven medals in all.

Asian Archery Championships: Atanu Das leads charge as Indian archers pick up three bronze medals, ensure at least as many silvers
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Asian Archery Championships: Atanu Das leads charge as Indian archers pick up three bronze medals, ensure at least as many silvers

Das, who had also won a bronze in the recurve mixed team competition with Deepika Kumari on Monday, later completed a hat-trick of bronze medals by finishing on the podium in the men's recurve team event as well

Asian Archery Championships 2019: India's Atanu Das, competing as neutral athlete, wins bronze medal in men's recurve
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Asian Archery Championships 2019: India's Atanu Das, competing as neutral athlete, wins bronze medal in men's recurve

Indian archer Atanu Das clinched a bronze in the men's recurve individual event of the Asian Championships

ISSF World Cup Finals: India's Manu Bhaker, Elavenil Valarivan, Divyansh Singh Panwar claim gold medals on historic day
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ISSF World Cup Finals: India's Manu Bhaker, Elavenil Valarivan, Divyansh Singh Panwar claim gold medals on historic day

India's Manu Bhaker fired her way to the gold medal with a junior world record in the women's 10m air pistol event of the World Cup Finals on Thursday.

Abhishek Verma interview: The engineer-cum-lawyer who went from hobby shooting to winning gold medals
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Abhishek Verma interview: The engineer-cum-lawyer who went from hobby shooting to winning gold medals

Abhishek Verma was studying law when he took up shooting as a hobby but it soon became his profession as he went onto win bronze medal at Asian Games and two World Cup gold medals.

Asian Shooting Championship 2019: India announce 41-member squad for Doha event; 38 Olympic quotas up for grabs
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Asian Shooting Championship 2019: India announce 41-member squad for Doha event; 38 Olympic quotas up for grabs

A 41-member strong Indian shooting squad will look to secure the maximum possible Olympic quotas in the 14th Asian Championship, which begins in Doha on 3 November.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Abhishek Verma says shooters need 'mental confidence and stability of different level' to win medals
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Abhishek Verma says shooters need 'mental confidence and stability of different level' to win medals

Abhishek Verma, who had secured an Olympic quota place by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal at the Beijing World Cup in April this year, won his second yellow metal in the same event at the Rio World Cup last week.

Indian shooters hopeful of sport's inclusion at Birmingham CWG in 2022 after Sports Ministry intervention
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Indian shooters hopeful of sport's inclusion at Birmingham CWG in 2022 after Sports Ministry intervention

Highlighting India's concerns over the exclusion of Shooting from CWG 2022, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has recently written a letter to UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

ISSF Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary pair wins mixed team gold in 10m air pistol as India end campaign on historic high
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ISSF Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary pair wins mixed team gold in 10m air pistol as India end campaign on historic high

India have collected a whopping 22 medals in the four ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup stages this year, including an awe-inspiring 16 gold medals. Their highest tally before this was eight last year.