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
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.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Saurabh Chaudhary not bothered by Games being postponed, says shooting coach Amit Sheoran
Chaudhary will have entered adulthood by the time the next Olympics are held but Sheoran has no doubt that he will carry with him his Zen master-like composure into his next phase of life
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters Saurabh Chaudhary, Aishwary Pratap top respective categories in Games' team selection trials
Chaudhary, who has booked an Olympic quota place, shot a total of 588 to finish ahead of another Tokyo Games quota place holder Abhishek Varma (585) and Annuraj Singh (579) in the 10m air rifle men and women combined qualification.
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.
Ace shooter Saurabh Chaudhary stamps class in National Championships with gold in men's 10m air pistol
Ace shooter Saurabh Chaudhary stamped his class to win the men's 10m air pistol gold at the 63rd National Shooting Championships in Bhopal on Saturday.
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
ISSF World Cup Finals: India clinch President's Trophies for 10m air pistol, air rifle mixed team to finish campaign on high
India finished their engagements at the ISSF World Cup Finals on a high, with their shooters featuring in teams that won the President's Trophies for both the 10m air pistol and air rifle mixed team competitions
ISSF World Cup Finals: India's Manu Bhaker, Elavenil Valarivan, Divyansh Singh Panwar claim gold medals on historic day
India's Manu Bhaker fired her way to the gold medal with a junior world record in the women's 10m air pistol event of the World Cup Finals on Thursday.
Asian Shooting Championship: Saurabh Chaudhary wins silver medal in men's 10m air pistol as India's medal rush continues
17-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary shot 244.5 to finish second on the podium behind North Korea's Kim Song Guk, who won the top prize with a world record 246.5. Iran's Foroughi Javed bagged the bronze with a score of 221.8 at the Lusail Shooting Complex
The sanction is for the period between October to December this year, and will be paid to each athlete as a sum of Rs 10000 a month.
Abhishek Verma interview: The engineer-cum-lawyer who went from hobby shooting to winning gold medals
Abhishek Verma was studying law when he took up shooting as a hobby but it soon became his profession as he went onto win bronze medal at Asian Games and two World Cup gold medals.
Ace Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela believes maturity and experience will hold her in good stead at next year's Olympics and she will work on her technique and mental strength to return with a medal from Tokyo.
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: Saurabh Chaudhary betters his world record to win men's 10m air pistol event
Saurabh Chaudhary scored 246.8 in 10m air pistol event, beating his own finals world record score of 246.3 by a huge 0.5 margin.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Abhishek Verma says shooters need 'mental confidence and stability of different level' to win medals
Abhishek Verma, who had secured an Olympic quota place by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal at the Beijing World Cup in April this year, won his second yellow metal in the same event at the Rio World Cup last week.
Manu Bhaker feels being disconnected with shooting partner Saurabh Chaudhary is the reason behind their success as pair
Manu will be among the 14 Indian shooters, who will represent the country at the year-ending World Cup Finals, scheduled to be held in Putian, China between 17 and 23 November.
Anjum Moudgil, Manu Bhaker among record 14 Indian shooters to compete in ISSF World Cup Finals in November
In the prestigious tournament held annually, some of the year's best shooters compete in each of the eight rifle/pistol Olympic events.
ISSF Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary pair wins mixed team gold in 10m air pistol as India end campaign on historic high
India have collected a whopping 22 medals in the four ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup stages this year, including an awe-inspiring 16 gold medals. Their highest tally before this was eight last year.