Ronjan Sodhi

  • No Sodhi in 30-member CWG squad, Bindra to spearhead May 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Owing to his run of poor form, Asian Games gold medallist Ronjan Sodhi has failed to break into the 30-member Indian squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, which will see top shooters such as Abhinav Bindra and Vijay Kumar gunning for podium finishes. The National Rifle Association of India's...
  • CWG in mind, Sandhu and Sodhi to attend camp May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Eyeing selection in the Indian shotgun team for the Commonwealth Games, Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Ronjan Sodhi will look to give final touches to their preparation at a coaching camp here ahead of the ISSF World Cup in Almaty, after which the team for CWG will be picked. Sandhu,...
  • Ronjan Sodhi leads India's field in Shotgun World Cup April 8, 2014

    Champion double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi will spearhead the Indian challenge in the upcoming ISSF Shotgun World Cup beginning in Tucson, USA from Wednesday. The opening day is meant for official training with the competition starting from second day onwards. Besides Sodhi, Mohammad Asab and Ankur Mittal will be the other two...
  • Shooters Ronjan Sodhi, Manavjit Sandhu launch Indian Shotgun Open February 25, 2014

    With an aim to broad-base shooting in the country, Sodhi and Sandhu are organising the first-ever Indian Shotgun Open. ...
  • Ronjan Sodhi, Manavjit Sandhu launch Indian Shotgun Open February 25, 2014

    New Delhi: With an aim to broad-base shooting in the country, Ronjan Sodhi and Manavjit Sandhu are organising the first-ever Indian Shotgun Open, which will allow enthusiasts to compete on an even keel with the reigning stars of the sport, starting Wednesday. The tournament seeks to encourage youngsters to compete with...
  • Ronjan Sodhi wins the first national title in shooting December 26, 2013

    Sodhi, who has pretty much dominated the international calendar in double trap over the years, has had a pretty disappointing 2013. ...
  • Shooters hope to compete under Indian flag at CWG next year December 12, 2013

    Gurgaon: Top shooters Ronjan Sodhi and Gagan Narang on Thursday expressed happiness over India's possible return to Olympic fold if the IOA holds elections without involvement of charge-framed persons and hoped they would be able to compete under the Indian flag in Commonwealth Games next year. "It is a welcome relief...
  • Ronjan Sodhi conferred Khel Ratna; Arjuna awards for 14 others August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Robbed of some sheen due to selection controversies this year, the National Sports Awards were presented Saturday to the country's top athletes and coaches with shooter Ronjan Sodhi getting the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- the country's highest sporting honour -- while cricketer Virat Kohli was among the...
  • Has the Khel Ratna row tarnished the image of Indian sports? August 22, 2013

    The Sports Ministry has officially confirmed double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi as the recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, putting an end to the row over country's highest sporting award. ...
  • It's offical now: No Khel Ratna for Krishna Poonia August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Putting an end to all speculations, the Sports Ministry on Thursday confirmed that it will stick to the original list of winners for the Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards thereby dashing discus thrower Krishna Poonia's hopes of getting country's highest sporting honour. The Ministry also confirmed that in a...
  • Sports Ministry confirms Ronjan Sodhi is 2013 Khel Ratna awardee August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Rejecting discuss thrower Krishna Poonia claims for a joint award, the Indian Sports Ministry on Thursday confirmed shooter Ronjan Sodhi as the 2013 Khel Ratna awardee. The recommendation made by the selection panel headed by the former World billiards champion Michael Ferreira comprising eminent sportsperson. However,...
  • Sports Ministry remains firm, no Khel Ratna for Poonia August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Sports Minister Jitendra Singh found time from his multifarious responsibilities to clear the national sports awards file on Thursday morning and an official announcement in this regard was expected later in the day. Importantly, and contrary to speculation, there are no changes in the list finalised by the...
  • Khel Ratna controversy: No breakthrough in Krishna Poonia issue August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Her case may be getting weaker with each passing day but a consensus is still awaited on discus thrower Krishna Poonia's plea to be reconsidered for the country's highest sporting honour, the Khel Ratna award, as the file is still with sports minister Jitendra Singh. Though it is certain...
  • Political interference, lobbying delays Khel Ratna Award August 21, 2013

    A panel headed by Michael Ferreira had chosen shooter Ronjan Sodhi for the award but discus-thrower Krishan Poonia has revolted against it. ...
  • Intense lobbying by Poonia delays national sports awards August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Intense lobbying for getting female discus thrower Krishna Poonia the Khel Ratna, the highest sports award, delayed the scheduled announcement of the national sports awards here on Tuesday. The ministry was supposed to make the list final on Tuesday, but Poonia, who is upset at not getting the Khel...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 20, 2013

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  • News 360: Opposition wants PM to answer over missing coal allocation files August 20, 2013

    The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been adjourned till Thursday after uproar over missing coalgate files. BJP members demanded a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the missing files related to the allocation of coal blocks. ...
  • I have never lobbied for the Khel Ratna Award: Ronjan Sodhi August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Hitting out after the controversy that engulfed his nomination for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, shooter Ronjan Sodhi on Tuesday said he was anguished by the intense lobbying that had gone on for the award after his name was nominated. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Sodhi insisted...
  • Wrestler Sushil throws his weight behind Poonia August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Two-time Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar on Wednesday threw his weight behind ace woman discus thrower Krishna Poonia, who cried foul after double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi was chosen for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Sushil came up with the suggestion that Poonia and Sodhi be jointly conferred...
  • Battle over Khel Ratna worsens August 14, 2013

    A day after Indian double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi was selected for the Khel Ratna, discus thrower Krishna Poonia and London Paralympics silver medallist Girisha have alleged that the selection criteria for the award was manipulated. ...
  • Questions raised over process of Sodhi's recommendation August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The recommendation of shooter Ronjan Sodhi for the prestigious Khel Ratna Award on Tuesday sparked off a controversy with some members of the selection panel raising questions about the process of his selection. It is learnt that Sodhi's name was not there when the majority of members decided to...
  • Ronjan Sodhi to receive Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Double Trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi has been chosen for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest honour for a sportsperson. He is the seventh Indian shooter to receive the award. Sodhi, 35, won two silver medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and a gold medal at...
  • Rathore, Sodhi to lead Indian challenge in Shotgun World Cups February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Athens Olympics silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Ronjan Sodhi will spearhead Indian challenge at the ISSF Shotgun World Cups in Mexico and United Arab Emirates in March and April. The ISSF Shotgun World Cups will be held at the Mexican resort city of Acapulco from March 15-24...
  • Slovenia silver means a lot to me: Ronjan Sodhi October 12, 2012

    Double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi talks about how important his silver is he won at the World Cup Final last month in Slovenia. ...
  • Olympics: Never shot so badly, says Sodhi August 2, 2012

    London: A shell-shocked Ronjan Sodhi was all at sea while trying to find out a reason as to why he could not even make it to the finals of the men's double trap event at the London Olympics. Sodhi was touted as one of India's biggest medal hopes but it turned...
  • Olympics: Double trap shooter Ronjan bows out August 2, 2012

    London: India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, crashed out of the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th in the qualification at the Royal Artillery Barracks here on Thursday. Sodhi shot 48, 44 and 42 in the first three rounds to finish with a score of...
  • Olympics, Day 6: Saina in SF, Paes-Sania in QF August 3, 2012

    London: Shuttler Saina Nehwal and tennis duo of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza kept India's medal hopes alive on day six of the London Olympics 2012. Badminton ace Saina stormed into the semi-finals of the women's singles badminton competition, while Paes-Sania booked a place in the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles...
  • Go for Glory: Ronjan Sodhi will be India's big hope on Day 6 August 2, 2012

    CNN-IBN's experts analyse India's performances of Day 5 and discuss the prospects lie ahead on Day 6. ...
  • Time for Sodhi to deliver in double trap August 1, 2012

    London: Gagan Narang's bronze has given him the "extra lift" he needed and Ronjan Sodhi, one of India's biggest medal hopes in the Olympic Games, will now look to not just emulate but better his colleague's achievement when he takes to the range for the double trap event on Thursday. "It...