Ronjan Sodhi

  • Ronjan Sodhi leads India's field in Shotgun World Cup 08-04-2014 07:47 PM

    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...
  • Shooters Ronjan Sodhi, Manavjit Sandhu launch Indian Shotgun Open 25-02-2014 09:15 PM

    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 25-02-2014 06:54 PM

    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...
  • Ronjan Sodhi wins the first national title in shooting 26-12-2013 08:16 PM

    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 12-12-2013 06:11 PM

    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...
  • Ronjan Sodhi conferred Khel Ratna; Arjuna awards for 14 others 31-08-2013 07:00 PM

    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? 22-08-2013 11:35 PM

    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 22-08-2013 09:47 PM

    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...
  • Sports Ministry confirms Ronjan Sodhi is 2013 Khel Ratna awardee 22-08-2013 08:24 PM

    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, the ministry...
  • Sports Ministry remains firm, no Khel Ratna for Poonia 22-08-2013 02:19 PM

    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...
  • Khel Ratna controversy: No breakthrough in Krishna Poonia issue 21-08-2013 11:08 PM

    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...
  • Political interference, lobbying delays Khel Ratna Award 21-08-2013 10:43 AM

    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 21-08-2013 10:01 AM

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 20-08-2013 11:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Opposition wants PM to answer over missing coal allocation files 20-08-2013 09:01 PM

    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 20-08-2013 07:44 PM

    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...
  • Wrestler Sushil throws his weight behind Poonia 14-08-2013 08:25 PM

    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...
  • Battle over Khel Ratna worsens 14-08-2013 08:14 PM

    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 13-08-2013 08:18 PM

    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...
  • Ronjan Sodhi to receive Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 13-08-2013 02:23 PM

    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...
  • Olympic quota not enough for Sodhi 20-06-2007 11:47 PM

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