Indian Sports Honours annual ceremony to be held in Mumbai on Friday; top performers in 17 sports to be felicitated
The winners of 11 categories were decided by ISH Jury members comprising of Pullela Gopichand, Abhinav Bindra, Sardar Singh, Mahesh Bhupathi, PT Usha and Anjali Bhagwat
Ace shooter Anjali Bhagwat believes that the country has a bright future in shooting because of the new bunch of shooters who are performing consistently well.
Former shooter Anjali Bhagwat backs young Manu Bhaker to come good, advises not to get bogged down by failures
Manu is currently competing in the ISSF World Championships in Changwon, South Korea, where despite shooting a creditable 574 in qualifying, she couldn’t make the cut for the finals of her pet 10m air pistol event.
Heena clinched the women's air pistol at the Commonwealth Shooting championships in Brisbane to add to her three gold medals in the mixed air pistol, including the World Cup Final last week.
World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa was the only boxer recommended for this year's Arjuna award by the selection committee headed by Justice S K Agarwal.
But there is another unprecedented number that shows just how the long way that Olympics sports have come in India with as many as nine private sector companies signing up as sponsors for the Indian contingent
While praising the Indian men hockey team's progress under the guidance of coach Roelant Oltmans, former international Viren Rasquinha did not hold out a realistic chance for the country to climb the medals podium at the upcoming Rio Olympics.
Going by her personal experience, former Commonwealth Games rifle shooting champion Anjali Bhagwat expects very windy conditions on the outdoor shooting range during the Rio Olympic Games in August.
The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) today decided to refer the case involving top foreign coach Stanislav Lapidus, accused of seeking sexual favours from junior shooters, to its Athletes Commission that also includes complainants Anjali Bhagwat and Suma Shirur.
They were mostly off the mark in the recent World Championships but Indian shooters will nonetheless be expected to deliver a bagful of medals when the event kickstarts in the Asian Games.