Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gagan Narang, Sushil Kumar meet parliamentary standing committee on preparedness
The parliamentary standing committee for the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), headed by Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, is monitoring the medal preparedness of athletes heading to the Tokyo Olympics next summer.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang says 'mental fitness' important during during lockdown
The London Games bronze medal winner spoke on a range of issues while participating in a discussion titled 'Fitness! A Way of life' along with Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
Shooting facilities can be opened up sooner than others as it is a non-contact sport, says Gagan Narang
Narang reiterated that he is only speaking about resumption of training and not hosting or competing in tournaments.
'Online international shooting championship awakened competitive spirit', says event organiser Shimon Sharif
Former India shooter Shimon Sharif successfully organised the second edition of the virtual tournament last Saturday and he is optimistic of this becoming a regular affair during the lockdown
Sports Ministry forms expert committee featuring Pullela Gopichand, Gagan Narang and others to review National Sports Code
The draft sports code proposes suggests barring of ministers, members of Parliament and Legislative Assemblies and government servants from holding office in the IOA and NSFs, tenure restrictions and age cap of 70 years.
Elavenil Valarivan says intense competition has helped in Indian shooting's rise, credits Gagan Narang for her success
Elavenil Valarivan claimed her maiden gold in the senior circuit in the recent ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, becoming one of the many youngsters in recent years to have grabbed attention with her skills and res
ISSF Shooting World Cup: Champion Elavenil Valarivan believes gold medal win will be 'great confidence booster' going forward
Elavenil finished on top in the women's 10m air rifle competition, pipping fancied compatriots Apurvi Chandela and Anjum Moudgil, in the ISSF Rifle-Pistol Stage 4 World Cup
"There should be a Dronacharya award at grass root level as well. There should be a system which recognises the coaches at all levels. There should be a grass root level coach, an intermediate level coach, an excellence coach. Incentives should be given at all levels," said Narang
For Gagan Narang, the Khel Protsahan award marks a seamless, even poetic transition from a player to player-mentor. If the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2010 attested his status as one of country’s leading sportspersons, the latest honour is a recognition of his endeavour to set up structures and processes.
ISSF Junior Shooting World Cup: Elavenil Valarivan's golden feat shows she is ready for hard grind of senior circuit
Elavenil Valarivan left the shooting range having made a statement of intent that she was ready for the hard grind of senior competition.
Gagan Narang says non inclusion of shooting in 2022 CWG not a setback; confident of sport growing on its own like cricket
Gagan Narang, a bronze medallist at the 2012 London Olympics, cited the example of cricket and squash to corroborate his point
ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Hope Mehuli Ghosh learns from my 29-year shooting career, says Joydeep Karmakar
Living with one of Indian shooting's most painful stories, Joydeep Karmakar is certain that his protege, Mehuli Ghosh can win an Olympic medal.
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.
ISSF World Championships: Junior shooters Divyansh Singh Panwar and Shreya Agarwal win bronze; seniors draw blank
Divyansh Singh Panwar and Shreya Agarwal netted a bronze in the 10m air rifle mixed team junior event but India's senior shooters drew a blank on day four of the ISSF World Championships.
The tournament that is being staged in Changwon, is the first of the competitions which will offer Olympic quota spots to the top four finishers in each of the individual events.
Rahi Sarnobat's performance bore remarkable similarity to Indian shooting’s journey in the past few years – apparently cruising, facing pressure of its own making and then finding beautiful balance.
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.
The seasoned Gagan Narang, Jitu Rai and young Mehuli Ghosh failed to make the Indian shooting squad for the upcoming Asian Games, even as a few unheralded faces were picked for the quadrennial extravaganza, starting 18 August in Indonesia.
KSS Memorial Shooting Championship: Chain Singh pips Gagan Narang to win gold in three-position rifle event
In Individual category of the three-position rifle event saw Chain Singh shoot for gold with a score of 452.6 while Narang representing Air India missed out on the top position by a margin of 2.4 points (450.2)
London Olympics bronze medalist Gagan Narang failed to make an impression as Madhya Pradesh's Anil Kumar claimed the gold.