Jitu Rai

Showing of 1 - 20 from 148 results
Jitu Rai - Total results - 148
India hockey captain Rani Rampal 'humbled and honoured' after being conferred Padma Shri
Sports

India hockey captain Rani Rampal 'humbled and honoured' after being conferred Padma Shri

Apart from Rampal, the celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom will be conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award, while world champion shuttler PV Sindhu will get the third highest award Padma Bhushan.

Mary Kom to be conferred with Padma Vibhushan, PV Sindhu named for Padma Bhushan; Zaheer Khan, Rani Rampal to get Padma Shri
Sports

Mary Kom to be conferred with Padma Vibhushan, PV Sindhu named for Padma Bhushan; Zaheer Khan, Rani Rampal to get Padma Shri

Celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom will be conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award, while world champion shuttler PV Sindhu will get the Padma Bhushan

National Shooting Championship: Vijayveer Sidhu claims gold in men's 25m standard pistol event
Sports

National Shooting Championship: Vijayveer Sidhu claims gold in men's 25m standard pistol event

Vijayveer shot 580 to win the top prize and he was followed by Gurpreet Singh (578) and Udhayveer Sidhu (574).

ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Indian coach Pavel Smirnov struggles to comprehend Jitu Rai's dip in form
Sports

ISSF New Delhi Shooting World Cup 2019: Indian coach Pavel Smirnov struggles to comprehend Jitu Rai's dip in form

Smirnov, who coached Vijay Kumar to a silver medal in 25m rapid fire pistol event at the 2012 London Olympics, is surprised at Rai's decline as he considers the Army man as one with the clearest of minds

Jaspal Rana claims 'tweaks' in selection policy kept Asian Games gold medallist Saurabh Chaudhary out of national team
Sports

Jaspal Rana claims 'tweaks' in selection policy kept Asian Games gold medallist Saurabh Chaudhary out of national team

Jaspal Rana has claimed that a tweak in selection policy kept 16-year-old Asian Games gold-medallist Saurabh Chaudhary out of the national team for a year.

Asian Games 2018: Rahi Sarnobat becomes first-ever Indian female shooter to clinch gold at Asiads
Sports

Asian Games 2018: Rahi Sarnobat becomes first-ever Indian female shooter to clinch gold at Asiads

Rahi held her nerve in the shootout to pip Thailand's Naphaswan Yangpaiboon in a heart-stopping contest after both were tied at 34 points.

Asian Games 2018: Young shooters Anish Bhanwala, Manu Bhaker and Elavenil Valarivan face tough challenge in Indonesia
Sports

Asian Games 2018: Young shooters Anish Bhanwala, Manu Bhaker and Elavenil Valarivan face tough challenge in Indonesia

Anish Bhanwala and Manu Bhaker, who are 15 and 16 respectively, stormed into the limelight with a gold in the 25m rapid fire pistol and 10m air pistol respectively at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Asian Games 2018: Lawyer-cum-shooter Abhishek Verma ready for first brush with international shooting
Sports

Asian Games 2018: Lawyer-cum-shooter Abhishek Verma ready for first brush with international shooting

Abhishek Verma said, "I have been preparing for the Games for a while and having done the hard work, I can say I am pretty optimistic even though it is my first outing."

Asian Games 2018: Leave teenage shooting sensations Manu Bhaker and Anish Bhanwala alone, says Jaspal Rana
Sports

Asian Games 2018: Leave teenage shooting sensations Manu Bhaker and Anish Bhanwala alone, says Jaspal Rana

Jaspal Rana said "too much" is being expected from Manu Bhaker and Anish Bhanwala and they can do without the "unwanted" attention ahead of the Asian Games.

Shooter Jitu Rai among seven athletes dropped from Target Olympic Podium Scheme
Sports

Shooter Jitu Rai among seven athletes dropped from Target Olympic Podium Scheme

Top Indian marksman Jitu Rai was on Wednesday dropped from the Target Olympic Podium Scheme, along with three other shooters, on grounds of recent lack of form.

Asian Games 2018: Shooter Heena Sidhu lashes out at NRAI after missing berth in pet events;  Jitu Rai, Gagan Narang ignored
Sports

Asian Games 2018: Shooter Heena Sidhu lashes out at NRAI after missing berth in pet events; Jitu Rai, Gagan Narang ignored

Former World No 1 air pistol shooter Heena Sidhu has come out all guns blazing against the selection policy of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) after she failed to make the cut for the 25m individual and 10m mixed air pistol event.

Asian Games 2018: Gagan Narang, Jitu Rai, Mehuli Ghosh fail to make it to India's shooting squad
Sports

Asian Games 2018: Gagan Narang, Jitu Rai, Mehuli Ghosh fail to make it to India's shooting squad

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.

ISSF World Cup: Om Prakash Mitharval finishes seventh in 10m Air Pistol as Indian shooters disappoint on day 3
Sports

ISSF World Cup: Om Prakash Mitharval finishes seventh in 10m Air Pistol as Indian shooters disappoint on day 3

Om shot 582 out of 600 to make it to the final in sixth place but only three scores in the 10s in his first 10 final shots out of a maximum 24, put paid to his medal hopes

ISSF World Cup: Manu Bhaker, Heena Sidhu, Jitu Rai to spearhead India's challenge in Munich event
Sports

ISSF World Cup: Manu Bhaker, Heena Sidhu, Jitu Rai to spearhead India's challenge in Munich event

Commonwealth Games gold medallists Manu Bhaker, Heena Sidhu and Jitu Rai will spearhead India's challenge at the ISSF World Cup — the final competitive outing for rifle and pistol shooters before the Asian Games and World Championships — starting in Munich on Wednesday.

Tracing Shahzar Rizvi's rise from an obscure Meerut village to being the top-ranked shooter in the world
Sports

Tracing Shahzar Rizvi's rise from an obscure Meerut village to being the top-ranked shooter in the world

When Shahzar burst onto the international scene, he had no burden of expectations but the tag of World No 1 will have its own pressures. Hopefully, the nerveless youngster can shrug it off and continue to shine in the crucial tournaments ahead.

Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi becomes World No 1 in men's 10m air pistol according to latest ISSF rankings
Sports

Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi becomes World No 1 in men's 10m air pistol according to latest ISSF rankings

World record holder Shahzar Rizvi has risen to the top of the world rankings in men's 10m air pistol in the latest International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) charts.

Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi clinches top spot in latest ISSF 10m air pistol rankings, Jitu Rai placed sixth
Sports

Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi clinches top spot in latest ISSF 10m air pistol rankings, Jitu Rai placed sixth

Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi grabbed the number one spot in ISSF world rankings, riding on his silver medal-winning performance in the just-concluded World Cup in Changwon, Korea.

ISSF World Cup: Shahzar Rizvi provides lone silver lining in Korea as busy season looms ahead for Indian shooters
Sports

ISSF World Cup: Shahzar Rizvi provides lone silver lining in Korea as busy season looms ahead for Indian shooters

Shahzar Rizvi won a gold medal in the World Cup in Mexico earlier this year and his silver medal in South Korea is expected to see him take the top spot in the world rankings in the coming weeks, dethroning Tomoyoki Matsuda of Japan.

ISSF World Cup: Shahzar Rizvi clinches India's first medal in 10m air pistol event
Sports

ISSF World Cup: Shahzar Rizvi clinches India's first medal in 10m air pistol event

Rizvi, who had won the gold medal in his first appearance in the ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico in March, fell short by just 0.2 points this time. He bagged the silver medal in the intriguing contest, scoring 239.8.

ISSF World Cup: Rahi Sarnobat narrowly misses out on a podium spot in women's 25m pistol event
Sports

ISSF World Cup: Rahi Sarnobat narrowly misses out on a podium spot in women's 25m pistol event

Rahi Sarnobat narrowly missed out on a podium spot after she finished fourth in the women's 25m pistol event at the ISSF World Cup Stage 2 in Changwon on Monday.