National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award
This is the first time in the history of awards that five athletes have been recommended for the Khel Ratna, with the final decision resting on sports minister Kiren Rijiju
Shooters such as World Cup medallist Sanjeev Rajput, Manu Bhaker and Anish Bhanwala have been training at the facility for the last few days alongside shotgun marksmen like Sheeraz Sheikh and Mairaj Ahmad Khan.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Manu Bhaker turns to driving tractors, painting and horse-riding to beat lockdown blues
Asked about the possible challenges athletes might face when the situation normalises and sporting activities resume, Bhaker said it should not be much of a problem for her.
National Rifle Association of India nominates Anjum Moudgil for Khel Ratna, Jaspal Rana for Dronacharya Award
The 26-year-old Moudgil, who started shooting in 2008, is among the first two Indians to have secured quota places in the sport for the Tokyo Olympics.
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: India's pistol ace Manu Bhaker hopeful of Games happening next year and hitting peak form there
Bhaker recently got an electronic target system installed at her makeshift shooting range in Haryana's Goria village home at the expense of an archaic manual machine that was prone to frequent breakdowns
'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
Manu Bhaker, Meghana Sajjanar finish in top-three of respective categories of International Online Shooting Championship
Teen sensation Bhaker, who has already secured a quota place for the Tokyo Olympics alongside Divyansh, was third with a score of 572.
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
'I hope all of you will also donate and help the country during this time,' 18-year-old Bhaker said.
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
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian shooter Manu Bhaker says time not ideal for sport but prepared for Olympics
The coronavirus pandemic has cast serious doubts over the upcoming Olympic Games but Indian shooter Manu Bhaker, a medal prospect at the quadrennial extravaganza, is currently not thinking about things that are beyond her control.
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.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Abhinav Bindra believes young Indian shooters' ages could work to their advantage at Games
Abhinav Bindra talks about pressure of shooting at the Olympics, how India's young shooters could actually be at an advantage and more.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shooter Manu Bhaker says she's focussing on technique, mental strength in build-up to Games
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manu Bhaker on Wednesday said she is focussing on her technique and improving mental strength to put up a good show at the upcoming World Cup and Tokyo Olympics.
Teen star Manu Bhaker wins 25m pistol gold in junior and senior category at National Shooting Trials
Manu, a Commonwealth Games champion, topped qualifications in both categories shooting 584
Olympics-bound shooter Manu Bhaker's father questions selection criteria after daughter ignored for Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award
Bhaker has won a plethora of medals in top international competitions since starting out as a 16-year-old in the ISSF World Cup in Mexico in 2018, in which she became the youngest Indian to win a gold at the World Cup
Indian sports in 2019: Shooters impress, Amit Panghal packs a punch, PV Sindhu creates history and other highlights
Amit Panghal was the lord of the boxing ring as he picked up three gold and a silver medal internationally. The silver was the biggest medal of the 23-year-old's career as it came in the world championships, where India had never won more than a bronze
National Shooting Championships: Manu Bhaker, Anish Bhanwala sweep gold medals in senior and junior categories
The 17-year-old Bhaker, representing Haryana, clinched four gold medals (individual and team events in senior and junior) on Tuesday to add to her two won earlier in the competition and also equalled the qualification national record en-route a facile victory.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manu Bhaker, Rahi Sarnobat continue fine run of form at National Championships in build-up to Games
Manu also won the junior women's 25m pistol gold while Aishwary Tomar, who had won the junior air rifle earlier in the championships, won the junior men's 3P with a 455 in the final