Elavenil Valarivan, Hriday Hazarika top respective categories in 10m air rifle national selection trials
Gujarat's Elavenil shot 628.3 after the 60-shot qualification round to enter the final in fourth place. Rajasthan's Nisha Kanwar top-scored with 631.8 as she led a strong eight-woman field into the finals.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Apurvi Chandela looks to put Rio debacle behind ahead of title defence at Gold Coast
Apurvi Chandela will enter the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, as the reigning champion with the aim of becoming the first Indian shooter to defend her title at the games.
ISSF Shooting World Cup: Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Ayonika Paul among Olympians left out for the tournament
Indian shooting is set to enter the post-Abhinav Bindra era with the axe falling on seasoned campaigners such as Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Ayonika Paul, who were pipped by fresh faces, for the year's first ISSF World Cup to be held in the capital from 24 February.
Perfectionist Abhinav Bindra walked into the sunset after a glorious career but, in an unfortunate coincidence, dark clouds hovered over a house in disorder after the Indian shooting team returned with only luggage to boast for following a barren Olympic campaign.
Unsparing on the under-performing shooters, coaches and the national federation, the Abhinav Bindra-led NRAI review committee chastised the Rio Olympics flop show while recommending a systematic overhaul.
Maharashtra government has decided to approach the corporate sector to get financial assistance for the players preparing for Olympics 2020.
The opening day of Rio Olympics 2016 brought mixed fortunes for India. Here are all the hits and missed from Day one.
India's biggest medal hope Jitu Rai got a wake-up call when he finished eighth in the finals as the much-fancied shooters drew a blank in the pistol events at the Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro.
India would be eyeing a medal on the opening day of competitions itself when the redoubtable Jitu Rai takes aim at the shooting range even as the much-hyped men's hockey team begins its quest to rediscover a golden past in the 31st Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday
Indian shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ayonika Paul were way off the mark in the 10m Air Rifle Women's Qualification, finishing way behind the leaders to bow out of the competition in the Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday.
Rio Olympics 2016, Day 1 schedule: Team India athletes to star in air rifle, hockey, tennis and more!
From women's air rifle to weightlifting, Team India is in a slew of events at the Olympics today! We give you the schedule of today's Indian sporting action
India's chance of claiming a double-digit medal tally at the Rio Olympics will largely depend on the 12-member shooting contingent.
Road to Rio: World-record holder Apurvi Chandela is India's big shooting medal hope at 2016 Olympics
Apurvi Chandela, the world record holder in 10m air rifle will hope to emulate her idol Abhinav Bindra and win an Olympic gold in Rio
Ayonika Paul will be making her Olympic debut at Rio 2016, but the young shooter knows both the pressure and thrill of representing India at a global event.
Olympian Joydeep Karmakar on Thursday expressed hope of Indian shooters bettering their medals tally at the upcoming Olympics, saying that at least six of them have a good chance of making the final of their respective events.
Abhinav Bindra will lead the 25-member Indian shooting team in the third leg of the ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol), to be held in Munich from 19 to 26 May.
The Olympic-bound Indian shooters will be keen to get a feel of the ranges in the Brazilian city, hosting the upcoming summer Games, when they start their campaign in the ISSF World Cup commencing in Rio de Janerio in Friday.
India secured their 11th Olympic quota from shooting on Friday when Ayonika Paul bagged the silver in women's 10m air rifle but compatriot Pooja Ghatkar narrowly missed out on a berth at the quadrennial extravaganza in a high-scoring final at the Asia Olympic Qualifying Competition.
Former world number one Heena Sidhu lived upto the billing as she clinched the gold medal in women's 10m air pistol to cap off India's campaign