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Facebook deletes International Shooting Sport Federation's page, global body calls for help from fraternity
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Facebook deletes International Shooting Sport Federation's page, global body calls for help from fraternity

Besides Twitter and Instagram, shooters from across the world rely on the ISSF Facebook page for updates from the sport's governing body. The page was created on January 14, 2010.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC's approval of ISSF's updated qualification system could see India seal another shooting quota
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC's approval of ISSF's updated qualification system could see India seal another shooting quota

Indian shooters were primed for success at the Tokyo Games before the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic led to a one-year postponement

Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Rudrankksh Patil claim top spots at third International Online Shooting Championship
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Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Rudrankksh Patil claim top spots at third International Online Shooting Championship

Rudrankksh from Maharashtra won the 10m air rifle event with a world record score of 252.9 but it will not be registered by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) as it was not a recognised event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Saurabh Chaudhary not bothered by Games being postponed, says shooting coach Amit Sheoran
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Saurabh Chaudhary not bothered by Games being postponed, says shooting coach Amit Sheoran

Chaudhary will have entered adulthood by the time the next Olympics are held but Sheoran has no doubt that he will carry with him his Zen master-like composure into his next phase of life

'Online international shooting championship awakened competitive spirit', says event organiser Shimon Sharif
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'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

Coronavirus Outbreak: Manu Bhaker, Divyansh Singh Panwar among elite shooters to participate in online tournament on 15 April
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Manu Bhaker, Divyansh Singh Panwar among elite shooters to participate in online tournament on 15 April

From India, the event has attracted big names such as Manu Bhaker, Sanjeev Rajput and Divyansh Singh Panwar, whose Tokyo Olympics dreams have been put on hold for a year after the Games' postponement last month due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: ISSF cancels Shooting World Cup in Delhi because of COVID-19 pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: ISSF cancels Shooting World Cup in Delhi because of COVID-19 pandemic

It was decided to hold the tournament in two parts – Rifle and Pistol competitions from 5- 12 May, while Shotgun competitions from 2-9 June.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Shooter Anjum Moudgil finds solace in painting during COVID-19 lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Shooter Anjum Moudgil finds solace in painting during COVID-19 lockdown

Moudgil was the first Indian shooter to win an Olympic quota by virtue of her silver medal at the Changwon World Championships in September 2018. Since then, her steady scores have kept her in the fray for her Tokyo tryst.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian shooters to be provided shooting range simulators to practice at home during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian shooters to be provided shooting range simulators to practice at home during lockdown

As with everything else, the COVID-19 crisis has left the shooters with no option but to stop their outdoor practice and stay at home

Indian sports, athletes feel impact of coronavirus in Olympic year; shooting world cup postponed, Sports Authority of India on alert
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Indian sports, athletes feel impact of coronavirus in Olympic year; shooting world cup postponed, Sports Authority of India on alert

India's top athletes such as PV Sindhu and Bajrang Punia spoke about the adverse impact that the coronavirus crisis has had on their Olympic preparations

ISSF New Delhi World Cup: Organising body postpones event amid growing concerns over coronavirus outbreak
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ISSF New Delhi World Cup: Organising body postpones event amid growing concerns over coronavirus outbreak

The ISSF shooting World Cup, scheduled to start from 15 March in the national capital has been postponed amid growing concerns over the outbreak of coronavirus.

ISSF New Delhi World Cup: No ranking points in competition, says ISSF after many countries pull out due to coronavirus threat
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ISSF New Delhi World Cup: No ranking points in competition, says ISSF after many countries pull out due to coronavirus threat

The ISSF said there will no ranking points in the tournament scheduled to be held from 15 to 26 March as the organisers are not in a position to guarantee participation of all athletes owing to the extraordinary situation.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: ISSF allows athletes with quota to skip Test Event, Shooting World Cup
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: ISSF allows athletes with quota to skip Test Event, Shooting World Cup

Considering the present situation, the ISSF issued a statement on Sunday and said shooters who have already secured Olympic quotas could skip the events

NRAI chief Raninder Singh hails CGF's decision on Birmingham 2022 shooting, archery events as 'path breaking'
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NRAI chief Raninder Singh hails CGF's decision on Birmingham 2022 shooting, archery events as 'path breaking'

NRAI President Raninder Singh on Monday described the Commonwealth Games Federation's decision to add the medals won in the shooting and archery championships in India to the tally of 2022 Birmingham Games as "pathbreaking" but also admitted that the proposal was "against the grain".

Khelo India Youth Games 2020 will help me prepare for upcoming events, says Junior World Cup gold medallist Hriday Hazarika
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Khelo India Youth Games 2020 will help me prepare for upcoming events, says Junior World Cup gold medallist Hriday Hazarika

ISSF Junior World Cup gold medallist Hriday Hazarika on Thursday said the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will help him prepare for the upcoming international tournaments in 2020.

NRAI expresses commitment to host Commonwealth Shooting Championships in 2022 ahead of Birmingham CWG
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NRAI expresses commitment to host Commonwealth Shooting Championships in 2022 ahead of Birmingham CWG

The National Rifle Association of India has expressed its commitment to host a separate Commonwealth Shooting Championships in 2022 and endorsed the Indian Olympic Association's idea of adding medals won in that event to the Birmingham Games tally.

'We all are very good friends': Mehuli Ghosh talks about camaraderie and competition between India's top women 10m air rifle shooters
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'We all are very good friends': Mehuli Ghosh talks about camaraderie and competition between India's top women 10m air rifle shooters

Mehuli Ghosh says, "Whenever Elavenil or I ask for shooting advice from Anjum or Apurvi, they always tell us ‘you guys are doing so well. Why are you asking us for advice. We should be the ones asking for your advice!’”

CGF says no plans yet on hosting Commonwealth Shooting Championships in India around 2022 Birmingham Games
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CGF says no plans yet on hosting Commonwealth Shooting Championships in India around 2022 Birmingham Games

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Monday said there is no plan to have a Commonwealth Championship of shooting in India during the 2022 Birmingham Games to make up for the sport's axing from the multi-sport showpiece.

South Asian Games 2019: Mehuli Ghosh wins gold in 10m air rifle with world record score of 253.3, effort to not be recognised by ISSF
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South Asian Games 2019: Mehuli Ghosh wins gold in 10m air rifle with world record score of 253.3, effort to not be recognised by ISSF

Shriyanka Sadangi took the silver with a score of 250.8, while Shreya Agrawal (227.2) clinched the bronze in a 1-2-3 podium finish by the Indians

ISSF World Cup Finals: India's Manu Bhaker, Elavenil Valarivan, Divyansh Singh Panwar claim gold medals on historic day
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ISSF World Cup Finals: India's Manu Bhaker, Elavenil Valarivan, Divyansh Singh Panwar claim gold medals on historic day

India's Manu Bhaker fired her way to the gold medal with a junior world record in the women's 10m air pistol event of the World Cup Finals on Thursday.