International Online Shooting Championship organiser Shimon Sharif attempting to launch online league
The online shooting league will be the first-ever online league for an Olympic sport, according to organiser Shimon Sharif, a former India shooter.
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.
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 pandemic: Indian shooters compete in Tokyo Olympics 2020 trials after skipping World Cup due to COVID-19
India had in February pulled out of the Nicosia Shotgun World Cup and later the 15-26 March ISSF World Cup in Delhi was postponed to May — all due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
ISSF World Cup: South Korea's national shooting federation writes to NRAI about participation over coronavirus fears
In a letter to National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) President Raninder Singh, Korea Shooting Federation Secretary-General Yongjae Lee has said that shooters are keen to participate in the event from 15 to 26 March
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic-bound Indian shooters undergo training-cum-conditioning camp in Bellary
India's Olympic-bound shooters recently underwent a training-cum-conditioning camp that had nothing to do with rifles and pistols, aiming instead at helping them better manage the rigours of elite sport.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepak Kumar says he has '99.99 percent chance' of making it to Indian shooting contingent
Kumar, who secured an Olympic quota in the 10m air rifle event at the Asian Championships last year, said he is hopeful of retaining his place in the squad that will be announced in a few months' time.
'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!’”
The Indian shooting team returned to the country on Thursday after claiming nine medals, including five golds, at the recently-concluded ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.
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
Anjum Moudgil, Manu Bhaker among record 14 Indian shooters to compete in ISSF World Cup Finals in November
In the prestigious tournament held annually, some of the year's best shooters compete in each of the eight rifle/pistol Olympic events.
ISSF Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary pair wins mixed team gold in 10m air pistol as India end campaign on historic high
India have collected a whopping 22 medals in the four ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup stages this year, including an awe-inspiring 16 gold medals. Their highest tally before this was eight last year.
ISSF World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela-Deepak Kumar pair clinches mixed team air rifle gold at Rio de Janeiro
Apurvi Chandela partnered Deepak Kumar to win India their fourth gold medal on the concluding day of the ISSF World Cup on Monday.
Needing to finish above any one of two competitors to secure India's ninth Tokyo Olympic quota place, Deepak Kumar could not make the cut after making the finals.
ISSF World Cup 2019: Abhishek Verma wins gold, Saurabh Chaudhary bronze in 10m Air Pistol; Sanjeev Rajput secures Olympic quota in 50m rifle 3 positions
India have already exhausted the maximum Olympic quotas available per country in this event, with both Abhishek Verma and Saurabh Chaudhary securing the quotas in the previous qualifying events.
Sardar Sajjan Singh Memorial Masters Shooting: Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar clinches gold in Men's Rifle 3 Positions
Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar clinched a yellow metal in Men's Rifle 3 Positions (3P) at XII Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Memorial Masters shooting competition
The dates were finalised after the ISSF's approval Monday. The Combined World Cup involves events in rifle, pistol and shotgun.
Manu Bhaker feels the Olympic quota is only a "reassurance" that she remains what she was when she burst onto the scene. For the young pistol ace, maintaining scores on the road to Tokyo is the "tougher part".
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ISSF Shooting World Cup: India sweep both mixed team titles to bag five gold medals and top overall tally
India gold medallists included Apurvi Chandela (10m Air Rifle Women), Rahi Sarnobat (25m Pistol Women) and Saurabh Chaudhary (10m Air Pistol Men), besides the Mixed Team titles won on the last day