'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 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.
The number of Olympic quotas, which now stands at a record 15, is not only a reflection of the country's rapid rise in the sport over the last one year but also sets up the Indian shooters nicely for a record haul in Tokyo Olympics.
National Shooting Championship: Himachal's Zeena Khitta stuns favourites Mehuli Ghosh, Apurvi Chandela to win women's 10m Air Rifle event
Zeena was fourth in qualifying, but shot a world-class 252.2 in the final to top a quality eight-woman field. Mehuli finished with 250.5 while Apurvi logged 227.6 to be placed third
'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!’”
South Asian Games 2019: Swimmers, wrestlers shine on Day 6 as India wins 49 medals to pull ahead in overall tally
With a whopping 49 medals, including 29 gold, won by the Indians on Saturday, India has left hosts Nepal far behind in the second spot
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
India national shooting coach Jaspal Rana says players are fit and 'raring to go' with biggest-ever contingent for World Cup finals
Speaking before the tournament, India national coach Jaspal Rana sounded confident, saying, 'All members of the squad are fit and raring to go'
ISSF Shooting World Cup: Elavenil Valarivan wins her first senior women’s 10m air rifle gold; Anjum Moudgil finishes fifth
Promising youngster Elavenil Valarivan won the Women’s 10m Air Rifle competition, her first senior world cup gold in her debut senior year.
ISSF Junior World Cup: Elavenil Valarivan wins 10m air rifle gold; India clinch team gold with junior world record
While Elavenil Valarivan clinched gold, India's Mehuli Ghosh won silver in women's 10m air rifle competition of the Junior World Cup.
In athletics middle-distance runner Jinson Johnson, discuss thrower Seema Punia and triple jumper Arpinder Singh were the beneficiaries.
Asian Airgun Championships: Shreya Agrawal, Yash Vardhan bag three golds apiece as India finishes with 25 medals
India finished with 16 gold, five silver and four bronze. On the last day of the competition, Yash Vardhan and Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals each.
Asian Airgun Championship: Ravi Kumar-Elavenil Valarivan clinch 10m air rifle mixed team event; India 1-2 in junior event
Ravi Kumar and Elavenil Valarivan won a silver in the senior 10m air rifle mixed team event while India made it a 1-2 in the corresponding junior event.
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.
One of the architects of India’s shooting revolution, the 44-year-old Suma Shirur is now helping in building a new generation as the High Performance Coach for the junior rifle team
Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Aged 10, Abhinav Shaw is youngest winner after claiming 10m air rifle mixed gold with Mehuli Ghosh
The 10-year-old from Asansol has been named after Abhinav Bindra, who won India's first individual gold at the Olympics
Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Delhi, Haryana close on heels of Maharashtra as battle for supremacy gathers momentum
Delhi's judokas and swimmers and Haryana's wrestlers chased Maharashtra hard in the medals race as the battle for overall supremacy gathered momentum in the Khelo India Youth Games on Saturday
National Shooting Championship: Anjum Moudgil wins women's 10m air rifle event; Mehuli Ghosh scoops four golds
Anjum Moudgil of Punjab continued her brilliant run of form by winning the women's 10m air rifle competition while Bengal's Mehuli Ghosh, the other star of the day, claimed four gold medals at the 62nd National Shooting Championship in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday.
Young shooting sensation Manu Bhaker became the second Indian after judoka Tababi Devi to win two medals at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) after winning a silver while the men's hockey team moved to the semi-finals with a 4-2 win over Poland
Youth Olympic Games 2018: Saurabh Chaudhary dominates field to clinch 10m air pistol gold; Archana Kamath loses in semis
Saurabh Chaudhary dominated the final, shooting 244.2 to finish on top of the podium ahead of South Korea's Sung Yunho and Switzerland's Solari Jason.