Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

  • Voting for the first time, I'm confident, not nervous: Rathore 17-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Shooter turned politician Rajyavardhan Rathore is contesting elections from Jaipur Rural on a BJP ticket. ...
  • Open Mike: Is the entry of sportsmen into elections a healthy sign? 14-04-2014 07:58 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded Olympian Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore from Jaipur (Rural) Lok Sabha constituency. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Jaipur (Rural), Rajasthan as part of 'Open Mike' series. She interviews Rathore and finds out the views of...
  • Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore leads thousands in 'Run for Unity' 15-12-2013 04:59 PM

    Thousands of people led by Olympian Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Sunday participated in the 'Run for Unity' marathon held in Jaipur, organised on the 63rd death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. People including hundreds of children dressed in their jogging suits ran on a 2-km stretch from Amar Jawan Jyoti...
  • Modi to inaugurate Olympian's 'Run for Unity' on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's death anniversary 11-12-2013 09:54 AM

    Ace shooter and Olympian Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will lead a marathon - 'Run for Unity' - in Jaipur on December 15, the death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The marathon will be inaugurated by BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Vadodara. The marathon, which would...
  • Rathore's son bags bronze, Manavjeet leads rich medal haul 09-10-2013 06:59 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic silver-medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's teenaged son Manavaditya clinched a bronze as Indian shooters dished out an impressive performance by winning seven medals, including two gold, at the ongoing third Asian Shotgun Championship in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event saw veteran trap shooter Manavjeet Singh Sandhu equalling the Asian...
  • Entered 'hated profession' to serve sports: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore 11-09-2013 08:53 AM

    New Delhi: India's first individual Olympic silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says he has entered politics to change the perception about the "hated profession" by doing his bit for the nation. "Politics is the most hated profession but I still chose it. I had the opportunity to carry on...
  • Olympic hero Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore joins BJP, takes VRS from Army 10-09-2013 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: Ace shooter and former Olympic Silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday joined the BJP after taking voluntary retirement from the Indian Army. The 43-year-old Colonel entered politics, contending that "I must not back out when the nation is faced with a different kind of threat". He said...
  • NRAI barred from attending IOA meeting 25-08-2013 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) was barred from attending the General Body Meeting of the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) here on Sunday. The NRAI is fighting a legal battle in Delhi High Court which ruled the sporting body's elections held April 6 as null and...
  • Rathore's son wins silver in junior trap event in Finland 28-06-2013 07:09 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's teenager son Manavaditya Rathore won a silver medal in the Trap Event at the 5th Junior International Shotgun Competition being held at Orimatiila, Finland. Rathore Junior scored 110 out of possible 125 to clinch the second position in the event. Later, he...
  • Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore a drug cheat or victim of vendetta? 15-05-2013 11:56 PM

    The 2004 Olympics silver medalist failed a drug test a month before the Athens Games which was withheld from not just the public but the IOC too. ...
  • Dope shadow over Rajyavardhan Rathore's Olympic medal 15-05-2013 09:09 PM

    New Delhi: India's sporting icon, 2004 Athens Olympics silver medalist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has a dark secret, a secret that has been hidden for nine years. It is a secret that will shake the very foundations of Indian sport. Rathore, whose medal is universally accepted as the turning point in...
  • Rajyavardhan Singh takes on NRAI over electoral procedure 06-03-2013 09:04 AM

    Olympics silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has come out to speak against the electoral procedure of National Rifle Association of India. ...
  • Rathore wins gold at Asian shotgun meet 27-11-2011 07:09 PM

    New Delhi: Former Olympic silver medallist, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore clinched the individual double trap gold medal and then equalled the world record in the team event at the Asian Shotgun Championship in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. The world record though will not be recognised as it was shot in an...
  • Rajyavardhan aims medal in Beijing Olympics 25-12-2007 07:08 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's former World Cup-winning captain Imran Khan has said this year's tournament is the most open he has seen. Imran, who skippered Pakistan to victory in 1992, said the opening matches in the February 19-April 2 tournament being held in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh had highlighted the fact...
  • Rathore to carry Military Games torch 27-12-2006 11:49 PM

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  • Rathore not excited about Asiad 30-11-2006 11:32 PM

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