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Year in Review 2021: It was Rio 2016 all over again at Tokyo Olympics but Indian shooters shine elsewhere
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Year in Review 2021: It was Rio 2016 all over again at Tokyo Olympics but Indian shooters shine elsewhere

The Indian shooters failed miserably when it mattered the most and on a stage where they were primed for success, making 2021 one of their worst years in recent memory.

Seven-member Indian contingent to compete in inaugural ISSF President's Cup
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Seven-member Indian contingent to compete in inaugural ISSF President's Cup

The top 12 athletes in individual rifle and pistol events according to the 2021 world ranking post the Games, have been invited to participate in the event where individual winners will be awarded the Golden Target, the Best Athlete of the Year title.

.315 bore casings found at Lakhimpur Kheri site: All you need to know about this cartridge
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.315 bore casings found at Lakhimpur Kheri site: All you need to know about this cartridge

The all-India availability of the .315 cartridge and its relative inexpensiveness – a little over Rs 100 each - means it is the go-to round for illegal weapons, mainly country-made guns

Raninder Singh re-elected as president of NRAI for fourth term
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Raninder Singh re-elected as president of NRAI for fourth term

The NRAI decided to go ahead with the polls despite the impediments it faced after the petition filed by challenger Shyam Singh Yadav in the Delhi High Court, followed by the sports ministry's directive to initiate elections afresh.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI to assess performance of its executives in three-part review after shooting flop show
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI to assess performance of its executives in three-part review after shooting flop show

The three-part review is already underway, an insider in the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) told PTI on the condition of anonymity.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Efforts still on for pistol coach Pavel Smirnov as Indian shooters leave Zagreb for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Efforts still on for pistol coach Pavel Smirnov as Indian shooters leave Zagreb for Games

The Olympic-bound team left Zagreb after completing an 80-long competition-cum-training stint in the Balkan nation.

Commonwealth Games 2022 archery, shooting championships called off over COVID-19 concerns
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Commonwealth Games 2022 archery, shooting championships called off over COVID-19 concerns

The decision was taken by the Commonwealth Games India Executive Board with the support of the Commonwealth Games Federation

NRAI recommend Anjum Moudgil, Ankur Mittal for Khel Ratna
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NRAI recommend Anjum Moudgil, Ankur Mittal for Khel Ratna

Mittal won his double trap world title in 2018 and got the Arjuna award the same year. Moudgil is a world championship silver-medallist, also from the 2018 edition and she was awarded the Arjuna in 2019.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Strict gun laws of Japan could trigger problems for shooters during Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Strict gun laws of Japan could trigger problems for shooters during Games

Some of the world's toughest gun-control laws are posing unusual problems at the Tokyo Olympics, from the coach who can't touch a firearm to strict limits on ammunition.

Shooter Manu Bhaker receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in build-up to Tokyo Olympics 2020
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Shooter Manu Bhaker receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in build-up to Tokyo Olympics 2020

The 19-year-old pistol ace was administered the Covishield vaccine at the Community Health Centre (CHC) in Dhakla village.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI requests government to vaccinate Olympic-bound shooters at the earliest
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI requests government to vaccinate Olympic-bound shooters at the earliest

The NRAI stepped up its call for vaccination after three of its Olympic-bound shooters contracted the highly contagious virus recently, forcing the federation to cancel the national camp for the rifle team that was to start in the national capital from Tuesday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Elavenil Valarivan included in Indian shooting team; Chinki Yadav named as reserve
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Elavenil Valarivan included in Indian shooting team; Chinki Yadav named as reserve

It was also decided to name Manu Bhaker in both the women's 25m pistol alongside the experienced Rahi Sarnobat and in her pet 10m air pistol event with Yashaswini Singh Deswal.

ISSF World Cup: India's performance 'not a marker' for Olympics but have talent, says NRAI president Raninder Singh
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ISSF World Cup: India's performance 'not a marker' for Olympics but have talent, says NRAI president Raninder Singh

India have so far secured an unprecedented 15 Olympic quota places and is also leading the standings in the World Cup with 23 medals, including 11 gold.

ISSF World Cup: Indian shooter tests negative for COVID-19 a day after returning positive
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ISSF World Cup: Indian shooter tests negative for COVID-19 a day after returning positive

After being released as a precautionary measure, the shooter is likely to be back in the team.

ISSF World Cup: Skeet shooter Ganemat Sekhon 'was very nervous' in build-up to bronze medal-winning performance
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ISSF World Cup: Skeet shooter Ganemat Sekhon 'was very nervous' in build-up to bronze medal-winning performance

The 20-year-old from Chandigarh created history when she bagged a bronze on the third competition day of the tournament on Sunday.

ISSF World Cup: Two more Indian shooters test positive for COVID-19 as cases rise to six
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ISSF World Cup: Two more Indian shooters test positive for COVID-19 as cases rise to six

These two, whose test reports came late on Saturday night, are in addition to the two Indian athletes who have returned positive for the virus at the start of the second competition day of the tournament.

SAI asks NRAI to submit report on shooters breaching bio-bubble during ISSF World Cup
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SAI asks NRAI to submit report on shooters breaching bio-bubble during ISSF World Cup

The ongoing tournament, scheduled at the Dr Karni Singh Range from 19 to 29 March, was rocked after three shooters, including two from the Indian contingent, tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the day.

ISSF World Cup: Three more shooters test positive for COVID-19, isolated in team hotel
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ISSF World Cup: Three more shooters test positive for COVID-19, isolated in team hotel

The shooters are currently self-isolating in their team hotel. Those who were sharing the rooms with the three shooters have also been isolated after undergoing COVID tests.

ISSF New Delhi World Cup a test event before Tokyo Olympics, says shooter Sanjeev Rajput
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ISSF New Delhi World Cup a test event before Tokyo Olympics, says shooter Sanjeev Rajput

Barring those in shotgun, Indian shooters' last international appearance was the season-ending ISSF World Cup Finals in Putian, China, from where they returned with an impressive medal haul