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Men’s World Boxing Championships: Akash Sangwan, Rohit Mor give India winning start
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Men’s World Boxing Championships: Akash Sangwan, Rohit Mor give India winning start

Akash Sangwan (67kg) stormed into the second round with a comprehensive 5-0 triumph over Turkey's Furkan Adem.

World Boxing Championships: Indian contingent comprising of Shiva Thapa, Deepak Kumar leave for Belgrade
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World Boxing Championships: Indian contingent comprising of Shiva Thapa, Deepak Kumar leave for Belgrade

The boxers are accompanied by a rejigged support staff led by High Performance Director Santiago Nieva and newly-appointed head coach Narender Rana with former Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh among the assistant coaches.

National Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Sanjeet, Deepak Kumar win gold, book spots for Worlds
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National Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Sanjeet, Deepak Kumar win gold, book spots for Worlds

All the gold medal winners of the National Championships will represent India at the World Championships scheduled in Belgrade, Serbia from 24 October to 6 November.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Avani Lekhara fails to qualify for final in 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 event
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Avani Lekhara fails to qualify for final in 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 event

Lekhara was not at her usual best as she she finished a disappointing 27th with a score of 629.7, crashing out in the third round.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker last hope for India's faltering shooting campaign in 25m pistol
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker last hope for India's faltering shooting campaign in 25m pistol

Bhaker will get one last chance to leave her mark at the Games on Thursday after she endured a major weapon malfunction leading to a heartbreaking exit from the women's 10 air pistol event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepak Kumar, Divyansh Singh Panwar fail to qualify for men's 10m air rifle final
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepak Kumar, Divyansh Singh Panwar fail to qualify for men's 10m air rifle final

It was always going to be a tough task for both the Indian shooters after they started off with 102.9 (Deepak) and 102.7 (Divyansh) at the Akasa Range.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC approves replacement for COVID-infected athlete in mixed team shooting events
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC approves replacement for COVID-infected athlete in mixed team shooting events

The newly introduced mixed team events in shooting has bolstered an already strong Indian team's chances of medals at the Games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shooters Saurabh Chaudhary, Rahi Sarnobat receive second dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Croatia
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shooters Saurabh Chaudhary, Rahi Sarnobat receive second dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Croatia

Besides the duo, Deepak Kumar and pistol coach Ronak Pandit were also inoculated on the same day.

ISSF World Cup: Indian men's trio lose bronze medal match in 10m air rifle team event
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ISSF World Cup: Indian men's trio lose bronze medal match in 10m air rifle team event

Tomar, Kumar and Panwar lost 14-16 to the Serbian team of Milenko Sebic, Milutin Stefanovic and Lazar Kovacevic in the third-place match.

ISSF World Cup: Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar finishes seventh in men's 10m air rifle
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ISSF World Cup: Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar finishes seventh in men's 10m air rifle

The 20-year-old Aishwary, who finished with a score of 628 in the qualification round, shot a total of 143.9 before being eliminated from the final of the men's 10m air rifle event.

Elavenil Valarivan, Saurabh Chaudhary put up strong show in European Shooting Championships
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Elavenil Valarivan, Saurabh Chaudhary put up strong show in European Shooting Championships

Shooting in the MQS (Minimum Qualification Score) section, the sensational Chaudhary shot more than Oleh Omelchuk the tournament proper's topper in the men's 10m air pistol event.

India's Olympic-bound shooters to feature only in Minimum Qualification Score category at European Championship
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India's Olympic-bound shooters to feature only in Minimum Qualification Score category at European Championship

So podium finishes in the tournament are out of question for the Indian shooters but they will not mind that as it will at least give them another competitive platform to test themselves ahead of this summer's all-important Tokyo Olympics.

ISSF World Cup: Aishwary Pratap Singh, Deepak Kumar and Pankaj Kumar win India silver in men's team air rifle event
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ISSF World Cup: Aishwary Pratap Singh, Deepak Kumar and Pankaj Kumar win India silver in men's team air rifle event

Lucas Kozeniesky, William Shaner and Timothy Sherry of the United States won the gold medal.

ISSF World Cup: Divyansh Singh Panwar, Arjun Babuta qualify for men's 10m air rifle final
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ISSF World Cup: Divyansh Singh Panwar, Arjun Babuta qualify for men's 10m air rifle final

In the 60-shot qualification, the 18-year-old Panwar finished sixth with a total of 629.1, while 2016 ISSF junior world cup bronze-medallist Babuta grabbed third place after firing 631.8 at the Karni Singh Shooting Range.

'Boxing se kya milega' — Deepak Kumar on his journey from working in newspaper vending agency to beating world champion
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'Boxing se kya milega' — Deepak Kumar on his journey from working in newspaper vending agency to beating world champion

A Naib Subedar in the Indian Army, Deepak recalled the time he brought up his interest in boxing with his home guard father and home-maker mother.

Strandja Memorial: Deepak Kumar's incredible run ends with flyweight silver medal, Naveen Boora earns bronze
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Strandja Memorial: Deepak Kumar's incredible run ends with flyweight silver medal, Naveen Boora earns bronze

Deepak, an Asian silver-winner, was up against Bulgaria's Daniel Asenov, a two-time European championships gold-medallist. The bout ended in a split verdict in favour of the local favourite.

Strandja Memorial: Deepak Kumar stuns Olympic and world champion Shakhobiddin Zoirov to storm into finals
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Strandja Memorial: Deepak Kumar stuns Olympic and world champion Shakhobiddin Zoirov to storm into finals

Deepak clinched one of the most memorable wins of his career with a 4-1 win over more fancied Zoirov, who had claimed the 2019 world championship title beating India's Amit Panghal.

Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament: India's Deepak Kumar beats Bulgaria's Darislav Vasilev to enter semi-finals
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Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament: India's Deepak Kumar beats Bulgaria's Darislav Vasilev to enter semi-finals

Deepak defeated Bulgaria's Darislav Vasilev 5-0 to make the last-four stage and assure India of a second medal at the event.

Strandja Memorial: Deepak Kumar into quarters with dominant win over Olzhas Bainiyazov; Shashi Chopra, Sakshi lose
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Strandja Memorial: Deepak Kumar into quarters with dominant win over Olzhas Bainiyazov; Shashi Chopra, Sakshi lose

Deepak, also a 2019 India Open gold-medallist, defeated Kazakhstan's Olzhas Bainiyazov 5-0 in his opening bout to make the last-eight stage.

Indian contingent tops tally at first Asian Online Shooting Championship
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Indian contingent tops tally at first Asian Online Shooting Championship

The squad won four out of the eight gold medals on offer, besides two silver and five bronze medals, for a total of 11 podium finishes.