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How Sheraz Sheikh used real estate to support shooting career

Brick by brick, shooter-cum-real estate consultant Sheeraz Sheikh is building his life after financial constraints once made him a college dropout and a man...
Gagan Narang

Being mentally fit is very important during lockdown: Gagan Narang

Having achieved success in a sport which, in his words, is 98 percent mental, Olympic bronze-medallist shooter Gagan Narang on Friday emphasised on the...
Abhinav Bindra (Source: IANS)

Economies of sport will be affected the most by this pandemic: Abhinav Bindra

The entrepreneur in Abhinav Bindra reckons the economies of sport will have taken a beating by the time the novel coronavirus ceases to spread...
Anjum Moudgil

Best time to learn something new, says shooter Anjum Moudgil amid COVID-19 lockdown

“I can certainly retain my touch!”, India’s ace rifle shooter Anjum Moudgil is hoping to see the world win the battle against COVID-19 pandemic....
Manu Bhaker & Saurabh Chaudhury (Image - ISSF)

How Indian shooting has been revamped after Rio Olympics debacle

This piece is an excerpt from the newly-launched book 'Dreams of a Billion: India and the Olympic Games' authored by Boria Majumdar...

The Evolution of Indian Shooting – The Decade Gone By (Part 2)

Part 1 of this article looked at the evolution of Indian Shooting in the past decade up till 2016. We now look...
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The Evolution of Indian Shooting – The Decade Gone By (Part 1)

The decade gone by has seen a lot of ups and downs in Indian shooting.  It started with Abhinav...

Despite having started late, I have become my own inspiration | By Abhishek Verma

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. People often ask me what inspires me or who inspires...

With record number of entries at Nationals, it’s win-win for shooting in India

The 63rd National Shooting Championship for rifle and pistol is being held at the Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy in Goregaon, Bhopal, from...
Jitu Rai

EXCLUSIVE: “I don’t know what went wrong in Rio, but I will come back...

“I really can’t say what went wrong in the 2016 Rio Olympics,” says Jitu Rai, who walked into the Games three years...

To live with a disability is a victory in itself: Para-shooter Avani Lekhara

“The car accident in February 2012 completely disrupted my movements and made me wheelchair-bound. It left me powerless.” For every gilt-edged success...
Manu Bhaker Gold

EXCLUSIVE: Winning gold at World Cup Final is a boost ahead of Olympics —...

After having scripted history in China, clinching a gold medal at the 2019 ISSF World Cup Final with an amazing score of...
Elavenil Valarivan Divyansh Singh Panwar

Shooting World Cup Finals 2019 Roundup: India finishes with 8 medals

Finishing their campaign on a high note, Indian shooters bagged a total of eight medals, including five gold, two silver, and one...
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Three Indian shooters seals year-end No. 1 rankings

Three Indians end the year as No. 1 shooters after the season-ending ISSF World Cup Final concludes in Putian, China on Friday. The top-ranked...
Ayushi Podder

EXCLUSIVE: Young gun Ayushi Podder is India’s next big prospect in shooting

With her eyes firmly set on the target, teenager Ayushi Podder is unleashing her firepower way up through the rankings in the...
Chinki Yadav

EXCLUSIVE: Winning the Olympic berth is Chinki Yadav’s gift to her electrician father

Shooter Chinki Yadav believes her life is changing. In spite of having failed to earn a medal at the recently concluded 14th...
Mehuli Ghosh

Medal or not, here I come | By Mehuli Ghosh

All that matters is how I perform, how high my score is. I know what I am capable of. I have accepted it. This is how I find motivation.
Asian Shooting Chamionship

2019 Asian Shooting Championships: An overview of India’s Performance

Indian shooters were in supreme form as they bagged a total of 71 medals (45 in junior & youth, 26 in senior).

Race to Tokyo 2020: How did India fare at World Championships in pre-Olympic year?

Just about 10 months remain for the 2020 Olympics in Japan and qualification spots have been the main talking point in the...

A look into the numbers of India’s historic medal haul in Shooting World Cups...

The Numbers Game - Figures amassed by Indian shooters at ISSF World Cups that will astound you.