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Asian Airgun Championship: Ravi Kumar-Elavenil Valarivan clinch 10m air rifle mixed team event; India 1-2 in junior event
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Asian Airgun Championship: Ravi Kumar-Elavenil Valarivan clinch 10m air rifle mixed team event; India 1-2 in junior event

Ravi Kumar and Elavenil Valarivan won a silver in the senior 10m air rifle mixed team event while India made it a 1-2 in the corresponding junior event.

ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela dedicates her gold medal to Pulwama martyrs and their families
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ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela dedicates her gold medal to Pulwama martyrs and their families

After winning gold in the 10m air rifle event, Apurvi Chandela said, "I would like to dedicate this medal to the soldiers who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident in Pulwama and their families. This is for them."

ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela invokes inner Zen to ensure record-breaking start
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ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela invokes inner Zen to ensure record-breaking start

Both Chandela and Zhao's last shot was a 10.5, but the 1.1-point gap that she had opened up with Zhao with a crucial 10.8 in her penultimate attempt ensured her a golden start and a world record.

ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela breaks world record to claim women's 10m air rifle gold
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ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela breaks world record to claim women's 10m air rifle gold

Apurvi Chandela, who had secured a Tokyo Olympic quota in the last World Championships, was fourth in the qualifications with 629.3

Daily Bulletin: 58 die after drinking spurious liquor in Assam; CoA to consult Centre over Pakistan match; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: 58 die after drinking spurious liquor in Assam; CoA to consult Centre over Pakistan match; day's top stories

Today's top stories: 58 people, most working at a tea estate, have died after consuming spurious liquor; the Committee of Administrators has decided to consult the Centre over the Indian team's match with Pakistan at the World Cup; questions over PM Modi's whereabouts during the Pulwama attack divide Congress and BJP, and more.

ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Elavenil Valarivan hopes to retain last year's form, undaunted by Olympic quota talk
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ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Elavenil Valarivan hopes to retain last year's form, undaunted by Olympic quota talk

2018 was a breakout year for Valarivan and though she didn't exactly set the stage on fire like her peers, she did enough to make people sit up and take note.

Down memory lane: How Suma Shirur and her peers paved the way for India's shooting revolution
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Down memory lane: How Suma Shirur and her peers paved the way for India's shooting revolution

One of the architects of India’s shooting revolution, the 44-year-old Suma Shirur is now helping in building a new generation as the High Performance Coach for the junior rifle team

ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Painter, reader, thinker, shooter — Anjum Moudgil ready for brush with glory
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ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Painter, reader, thinker, shooter — Anjum Moudgil ready for brush with glory

As a painter who also has a Masters degree in sports psychology, Anjum's cerebral, immersive persona is par for the course. It comes as little surprise then that she sniffs art in the process of shooting.

National Shooting Championship: Anjum Moudgil wins women's 10m air rifle event; Mehuli Ghosh scoops four golds
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National Shooting Championship: Anjum Moudgil wins women's 10m air rifle event; Mehuli Ghosh scoops four golds

Anjum Moudgil of Punjab continued her brilliant run of form by winning the women's 10m air rifle competition while Bengal's Mehuli Ghosh, the other star of the day, claimed four gold medals at the 62nd National Shooting Championship in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday.

ISSF World Championships: Vijayveer Sidhu grabs gold medals in junior individual and men's team 25m pistol
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ISSF World Championships: Vijayveer Sidhu grabs gold medals in junior individual and men's team 25m pistol

Vijayveer Sidhu, 16, shot a gold in the 25m standard pistol event for junior men after combining with Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu and Adarsh Singh to claim the team gold .

Maria Sharapova admirer and part-time painter, Anjum Moudgil eyes Olympic medal after ISSF World Championship success
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Maria Sharapova admirer and part-time painter, Anjum Moudgil eyes Olympic medal after ISSF World Championship success

Indian shooters drew a blank in the last Olympics in Rio but the early quota places bagged by Anjum and Apurvi have raised medal hopes for Tokyo.

ISSF World Championships: Saurabh Chaudhary smashes junior record to clinch 10m air pistol gold; Arjun Singh Cheema wins bronze
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ISSF World Championships: Saurabh Chaudhary smashes junior record to clinch 10m air pistol gold; Arjun Singh Cheema wins bronze

Asian Games gold-medallist Saurabh Chaudhary shattered the world record to claim the junior 10m air pistol gold at the ISSF World Championships on Thursday but senior shooters failed to impress yet again.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 34: Alastair Cook quitting, Anjum Moudgil's silver medal and more on our daily sports podcast
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 34: Alastair Cook quitting, Anjum Moudgil's silver medal and more on our daily sports podcast

Alastair Cook's retirement, Anjum Moudgil's World Championships silver medal, Lionel Messi's exclusion from FIFA Player of the Year Award — we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.

ISSF World Championship: Anjum Moudgil, Apurvi Chandela secure quotas for Tokyo Olympics 2020 in women's 10m air rifle event
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ISSF World Championship: Anjum Moudgil, Apurvi Chandela secure quotas for Tokyo Olympics 2020 in women's 10m air rifle event

Anjum Moudgil finished second on the podium behind Korean Hana Im (251.1) and ahead of bronze-medallist Eunhea Jung (228.0), who is also from Korea.

Asian Games 2018: Indian shooters forced to ration ammunition with World Championships scheduled right after Asiad
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Asian Games 2018: Indian shooters forced to ration ammunition with World Championships scheduled right after Asiad

Back-to-back scheduling of Asian Games and World Championships has forced the Indian shooting contingent to be frugal with the use of live ammunition.

Asian Games 2018, Day 1: ‘Nerveless’ Bajrang Punia wins gold; Shooters Apurvi Chandela, Ravi Kumar clinch bronze
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Asian Games 2018, Day 1: ‘Nerveless’ Bajrang Punia wins gold; Shooters Apurvi Chandela, Ravi Kumar clinch bronze

The hearts were in the mouth but 65kg class freestyle wrestler Bajrang Punia held his nerve and achieved closure winning India its first gold in the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta

Asian Games' opening day proves bittersweet for India as Bajrang Punia wins gold while Sushil Kumar crashes out in first round
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Asian Games' opening day proves bittersweet for India as Bajrang Punia wins gold while Sushil Kumar crashes out in first round

The first day of the Asian Games 2018 saw the Indians win a couple of medals via Bajrang Punia and the pairing of Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar, but saw medal favourite Sushil Kumar crash out after losing in the first round.

Asian Games 2018: Big test for young guns as India pin shooting hopes on Manu Bhaker, Anish Bhanwala
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Asian Games 2018: Big test for young guns as India pin shooting hopes on Manu Bhaker, Anish Bhanwala

Shooting has become a widely followed sport in India, thanks to the rich haul of medals and hopefully the youngsters will be able to live up to the pressure of delivering at Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018: Shooter Heena Sidhu lashes out at NRAI after missing berth in pet events;  Jitu Rai, Gagan Narang ignored
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Asian Games 2018: Shooter Heena Sidhu lashes out at NRAI after missing berth in pet events; Jitu Rai, Gagan Narang ignored

Former World No 1 air pistol shooter Heena Sidhu has come out all guns blazing against the selection policy of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) after she failed to make the cut for the 25m individual and 10m mixed air pistol event.