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Shooting - Sports

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

Dec 24, 2021 Abhishek Hore

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

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

Dec 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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 others. Layak left a suicide note too.

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 the ecosystem to prevent any further loss of lives.

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

Nov 08, 2021 PTI

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

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


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


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 gold.

08 October, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

05 October, 2021

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


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


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 to win bronze.

23 September, 2021

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

Koushik Paul

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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


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

07 September, 2021

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

Koushik Paul

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

30 August, 2021

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

Tabeenah Anjum

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


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

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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