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Happy Valentine's Day 2022: Five 'Most Eligible' Indian Sports Stars

Happy Valentine's Day 2022: Five 'Most Eligible' Indian Sports Stars

This Valentine's Day, here's a look at five Indian sports stars who are still single, featuring Neeraj Chopra, PV Sindhu, Smriti Mandhana, etc.

14 February 2022
Yearender 2021: Indian Shooters Flattered To Deceive, Fired Blanks At Tokyo 2020

Yearender 2021: Indian Shooters Flattered To Deceive, Fired Blanks At Tokyo 2020

The outstanding results achieved by Indian shooters everywhere else, at other times in 2021, were applauded but they were never supposed to mitigate the...

24 December 2021

Konica Layak, Trainee At Joydeep Karmakar Shooting Academy, Commits Suicide In Howrah Hostel

Konica Layak is the fourth shooter to die of suicide in as many months. Namanveer Singh Brar, Hunardeep Singh Sohal and Khushseerat Kaur Sandhu are the three...

Shooter Konica Layak Suicide: Olympic Champion Abhinav Bindra Offers Help To NRAI

Shooter Konica Layak Suicide: Olympic Champion Abhinav Bindra Offers Help To NRAI

Abhinav Bindra, 2008 shooting Olympic gold medallist, has written to NRAI president Raninder Singh offering help to the athletes, coaches and other members in...

17 December 2021

ISSF President’s Cup: Indian Shooters Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker Enter Pistol Final

Both the Olympians shot identical scores of 583 in qualification, but Rahi took fourth place ahead of Manu's fifth on higher inner 10s.

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06 November 2021
ISSF President's Cup: Manu Bhaker, Javad Foroughi Win Air Pistol Mixed Team Gold

ISSF President's Cup: Manu Bhaker, Javad Foroughi Win Air Pistol Mixed Team Gold

India's Manu Bhaker and Javad Foroughi of Iran were placed third in the qualification with a combined score of 582/600 to qualify for the first semi-final.


11 October 2021
Junior Shooting Worlds: India Finish On Top With 43 Medals

Junior Shooting Worlds: India Finish On Top With 43 Medals

India concluded the meet with 16 silver and 10 bronze medals, in addition to the 17 gold medals.


09 October 2021
Dominant India End ISSF Junior World Championship With Whooping 30 Medals

Dominant India End ISSF Junior World Championship With Whooping 30 Medals

India won three yellow metals on the final day of the competition in Lima, Peru to cap off with 13 gold, 11 silver and six bronze. Manu Bhaker alone won four...


08 October 2021
Rhythm Sangwan, Vijayveer Sidhu Bag India’s 10th ISSF Junior World Championship Gold

Rhythm Sangwan, Vijayveer Sidhu Bag India’s 10th ISSF Junior World Championship Gold

India also won a bronze in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team event while in the women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions, the country bagged silver.


07 October 2021
ISSF Junior World Championship: Manu Bhaker Shoots Fourth Gold In Lima, India Lead Medal Tally

ISSF Junior World Championship: Manu Bhaker Shoots Fourth Gold In Lima, India Lead Medal Tally

The Indian women’s troika of Bhaker, Naamya Kapoor and Rhythm Sangwan topped the podium beating USA 16-4 in the 25m Pistol team event final.


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05 October 2021
Aishwary Tomar Smashes Shooting World Record, Wins Gold In Junior World Championships

Aishwary Tomar Smashes Shooting World Record, Wins Gold In Junior World Championships

India's 14-year-old shooter Naamya Kapoor fired her way to the gold medal ahead of compatriot Manu Bhaker in the women's 25m pistol event.


03 October 2021
Manu Bhaker Shoots Third Gold At ISSF Junior World Championship, Indians Make Merry

Manu Bhaker Shoots Third Gold At ISSF Junior World Championship, Indians Make Merry

Indian shooters pocketed four gold medals at the ISSF Junior World Championship on Saturday with Bhaker leading the lot. India, with 14 medals, top the table.


02 October 2021
India Women Shoot Team Skeet Gold At ISSF Junior World Championship In Lima

India Women Shoot Team Skeet Gold At ISSF Junior World Championship In Lima

The women's trio of Areeba Khan, Raiza Dhillon and Ganemat Sekhon defeated Italy in the gold medal match. In the men’s section, India prevailed over Turkey...


23 September 2021
Puppy Love! Abhinav Bindra Gifts Neeraj Chopra 'Tokyo', Inspires Athletics Golden Boy For 'Paris'

Puppy Love! Abhinav Bindra Gifts Neeraj Chopra 'Tokyo', Inspires Athletics Golden Boy For 'Paris'

Beijing 2008 gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra presented Tokyo Olympics javelin champion, Neeraj Chopra, a golden retriever named 'Tokyo'.


18 September 2021
Raninder Singh, Son Of Capt. Amarinder Singh, Re-elected NRAI President For Fourth Time

Raninder Singh, Son Of Capt. Amarinder Singh, Re-elected NRAI President For Fourth Time

Raninder, son of incumbent Punjab chief minister and Congress leader Capt. Amarinder Singh, became the president of the NRAI for the first time in 2010.


13 September 2021
Indian Shooter Namanveer Brar Found Dead In Mohali

Indian Shooter Namanveer Brar Found Dead In Mohali

He had bagged a bronze medal in double-trap shooting event in the world university games in South Korea.


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07 September 2021
From 19 Athletes in Rio 2016 To 19 Medals In Tokyo 2020 – The Telling Graph Of India’s Paralympians

From 19 Athletes in Rio 2016 To 19 Medals In Tokyo 2020 – The Telling Graph Of India’s Paralympians

The medal count could have reached close to 30 had nine of our athletes not missed the podium by a whisker


03 September 2021
Always Want To Give My Hundred Percent, Not Satisfied Easily: Avani Lekhara

Always Want To Give My Hundred Percent, Not Satisfied Easily: Avani Lekhara

Avani Lekhara on Friday became the first Indian woman to win two Paralympic medals by claiming the 50m Rifle 3 Position SH1 bronze to add to an unprecedented...


30 August 2021
Avani Lekhara, India's Golden Girl At Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympics

Avani Lekhara, India's Golden Girl At Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympics

Nineteen-year-old Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games on August 30. Avani bagged gold in the R2 (women's...


30 August 2021
Avani Lekhara's Tokyo Paralympics Gold Brings Hope In Grim Times, Says Proud Grandfather

Avani Lekhara's Tokyo Paralympics Gold Brings Hope In Grim Times, Says Proud Grandfather

Avani Lekhara has been wheelchair-bound since a road accident in 2012. However, her disability could not stop her from chasing her dream.


30 August 2021
Avani Lekhara Fact Sheet: Tokyo Paralympic Gold Medallist Is Not An Ordinary Talent

Avani Lekhara Fact Sheet: Tokyo Paralympic Gold Medallist Is Not An Ordinary Talent

All you need to know about Avani Lekhara: Paralysed waist down, studies seemed to be the only option but life had other ideas in store for her


30 August 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Avani Lekhara Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold

Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Avani Lekhara Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold

The 19-year-old finished with a world record-equalling total of 249.6, which is also a new Paralympic record


30 August 2021
Avani Lekhara Makes History At Tokyo Paralympics: India Celebrates Golden Girl's Record-breaking Feat

Avani Lekhara Makes History At Tokyo Paralympics: India Celebrates Golden Girl's Record-breaking Feat

Lekhara is the first Indian woman to win an individual gold medal in the Paralympics or Olympics


30 August 2021
Avani Lekhara First Indian Woman To Shoot Paralympics Gold, Equals Record At Tokyo 2020

Avani Lekhara First Indian Woman To Shoot Paralympics Gold, Equals Record At Tokyo 2020

Avani Lekhara clinches India's first gold in Tokyo Paralympics by winning the women's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 event


20 August 2021
Broken Arrow: Story Behind India’s Dismal Show In Shooting, Archery In Tokyo

Broken Arrow: Story Behind India’s Dismal Show In Shooting, Archery In Tokyo

Behind the Olympic failure of our shooters and archers lies fractious, money-grubbing coaches, complicit federations, huge pressure on athletes and faulty...


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