Elavenil Valarivan, Hriday Hazarika top respective categories in 10m air rifle national selection trials
Gujarat's Elavenil shot 628.3 after the 60-shot qualification round to enter the final in fourth place. Rajasthan's Nisha Kanwar top-scored with 631.8 as she led a strong eight-woman field into the finals.
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.
Shooter Sanjeev Rajput happy to return to outdoor training after lockdown, hoping to make up for lost time
Rajput was left to do simulation shooting for weeks after the COVID-19 pandemic led to a nationwide lockdown, including immediate suspension of all sporting activities, in March.
National Rifle Association of India hopes to resume camp in mid-August, to review situation on 15 July
National Rifle Association of India has recently released a list of 34 shooters who will be training separately for the quadrennial sporting extravaganza, scheduled to be held next summer after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the Games back by a year.
Vijender Singh, Sanjeev Rajput, Srihari Nataraj, other stars plead for caution as discussion rages on whether competitions can resume
Some sports stars across disciplines wanted the waiting period to continue before resuming competitions, while others spoke about the loss it would cause to fitness and readiness.
Sanjeev Rajput, Shahzar Rizvi win respective events at second International Online Shooting Championship
Rajput shot 252.6 in the 24-shot final, which was introduced for Saturday's championship after the success of the inaugural event, to finish on top in the 10m air rifle event
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
Armed with the experience of staying afloat in the face of adversities, battle-hardened Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput promptly pressed the "reset button" after learning about the postponement of the Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOA, NSFs and SAI must stay on top of their game to help athletes after postponement of Games
It is crucial that the Indian Olympic Association, the National Sports Federations and the Sports Authority of India are at hand to counsel the athletes in the wake of the decision to defer the Tokyo Games until next year.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Coronavirus affecting preparations, but Indian athletes hopeful of Games being on time
The novel coronavirus outbreak has affected their Olympic preparations but India's top athletes like PV Sindhu and Bajrang Punia say they are optimistic about the quadrennial event going ahead as scheduled despite the current health crisis.
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: 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
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manu Bhaker, Sanjeev Rajput back NRAI's move to stop Japan-bound shooters from signing commercial deals
The seasoned Tejaswini Sawant also backed the NRAI, despite the knowledge that implementing such ideas may mean financial losses to some extent.
ISSF World Cup Finals: Sanjeev Rajput misses out on qualification spot by a point, closes at ninth spot; Akhil Sheoran finishes 13th
The seasoned Rajput, who has already secured an Olympic quota, shot 1153 to claim the ninth spot in a low-scoring qualification round
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'
Asian Shooting Championship 2019: India announce 41-member squad for Doha event; 38 Olympic quotas up for grabs
A 41-member strong Indian shooting squad will look to secure the maximum possible Olympic quotas in the 14th Asian Championship, which begins in Doha on 3 November.
National Shooting Trials: Anjum Moudgil clinches 50m rifle prone title; Annu Raj Singh wins 25m pistol gold
Anjum, who finished just outside the podium spots in the women's 10m air rifle T7 trials on Wednesday, shot 619.4 in prone on Thursday to edge out former world champion Tejaswini Sawant, who shot 618.9, to second place.
National shooting trials: World Cup medallist Sanjeev Rajput enters finals in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions
The seasoned Haryana shooter will go into Tuesday's finals high on confidence as the second-placed Parul Kumar of the Indian Air Force was way behind with 1164.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters to gun for gold in first two days of event as ISSF releases shooting schedule
Striving to leave a mark in the Olympics, India could straightaway win medals in the next edition of the world's biggest sporting event, with its highly fancied shooters scheduled to compete on the first and second competition day in 2020.
ISSF World Cup 2019: India's Sanjeev Rajput says change in technique helped him win silver in 50m rifle 3 positions event
Rajput overcame a nervy start where one of his shots was wrongly recorded as zero due to scoring equipment malfunction, to win the silver medal for India