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.
"Current form won’t be an overriding consideration and I don’t see it being a huge factor in team selection. Don’t expect any major surprises or any extraordinary changes,” NRAI chief Raninder Singh said.
ISSF World Cup: Deprived of competition, Indian shooters renew quest for excellence in New Delhi event
On the first competition day, India will see participation from Divyansh Singh Panwar, Arjun Babuta and Deepak Kumar in the men's 10m air rifle qualification.
Last month, the NRAI had announced a 57-member Indian team for the year's first combined ISSF World Cup for rifle, pistol and shotgun shooters, including the 15 quota holders for the Tokyo Olympics.
According to the rules, half the districts should be affiliated to the state federation for it to be recognised. NRAI said it is practically not possible in few places due to prevailing local law and order situations.
The shooters were prohibited from competing at the nationals after they took part in online tournaments last year without the approval of NRAI.
All 15 Olympic quota winners will be a part of the camp which will take place at a total cost of Rs 1.43 crore, according to a statement issued by SAI.
Coronavirus Outbreak: NRAI chief Raninder Singh says association will 'firm up' plans to resume training, competition
NRAI on Monday said it will firm up plans to resume outdoor training of shooters after the home ministry permitted reopening of sports complexes during the fourth phase of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Coronavirus pandemic: National Rifle Association of India postpones Olympic selection committee meeting, coaching camps
In view of the COVID-19 outbreak, the National Rifle Association of India decided to postpone its Olympic selection committee meeting
ISSF New Delhi World Cup: Organising body postpones event amid growing concerns over coronavirus outbreak
The ISSF shooting World Cup, scheduled to start from 15 March in the national capital has been postponed amid growing concerns over the outbreak of coronavirus.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI cancels plan to set up pre-Games base in South Korea amid coronavirus outbreak
NRAI on Thursday announced a 25-member team for an Olympic test event in April at the Asaka Shooting Range but Singh said the federation was monitoring situations.
2022 Commonwealth Games: India, Australia could get boost in overall medals tally from shooting, archery championships in Chandigarh
NRAI president Raninder Singh said the decision to add the shooting and archery medals to the games medal standings was groundbreaking
2022 Commonwealth Games: IOA's proposal to host additional shooting, archery events endorsed by British House of Lords
Last month, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had withdrawn its threat to boycott the Birmingham Commonwealth Games over shooting's omission and instead decided to submit a formal proposal to host a shooting championship
On the back of its sparkling show through 2019, India finished the year as the top shooting nation in the world, leapfrogging Olympic heavyweights China and the USA.
Commonwealth Games 2022: IOA's offer to host archery and shooting could be 'game-changer,' says NRAI president Raninder Singh
Indian shooting federation has offered to host a Commonwealth shooting championship in 2022 and the IOA also wants to organise a similar competition for archery, which will not feature in Birmingham either.
NRAI expresses commitment to host Commonwealth Shooting Championships in 2022 ahead of Birmingham CWG
The National Rifle Association of India has expressed its commitment to host a separate Commonwealth Shooting Championships in 2022 and endorsed the Indian Olympic Association's idea of adding medals won in that event to the Birmingham Games tally.
India's chances of hosting Commonwealth Shooting Championship around 2022 CWG brighten after CGF asks for 'formal' proposal
Chances of India hosting a Commonwealth Shooting Championship in 2022, an idea mooted to compensate for the sport's exclusion from the Birmingham Games, brightened after the Commonwealth Games Federation asked IOA to submit a "formal" proposal for its consideration.
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.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: India pistol coach Jaspal Rana says rules proposed for shooters by NRAI could hamper preparation for Games
The highly-successful national coach, Rana didn't seem to be in agreement with the NRAI's plans to have shooters train in India only
Punjab governor Vijayender Pal Singh Badnore, NRAI president Raninder Singh to take part in men’s Shotgun Nationals
Punjab governor Vijayender Pal Singh Badnore and National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh were among the 281 competitors who completed their pre-event training before the men's trap event in the Shotgun Nationals