Shooting

  • CWG 2014: Gagan Narang wins silver in men's 50m rifle prone 20 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shooters continued to bring home more medals as Gagan Narang won the country's third medal Monday clinching the men's 50-metre rifle prone silver at the Commonwealth Games. Earlier in the day, Indians Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh won gold and silver, respectively, in the men's 50-metre pistol finals at...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m pistol 2 hours 3 minutes ago

    Shooters Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh clinched the men's 50-metre pistol gold and silver respectively to take India to No. 4 in the medals tally. ...
  • CWG 2014: India's Jitu Rai shoots 50m pistol gold, Gurpal Singh bags silver 32 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Shooters Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh opened India's medal count on Monday by clinching the men's 50-metre pistol gold and silver respectively in the finals of the Commonwealth Games at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre. Ace shooter Gagan Narang also won the men's 50-metre rifle prone silver to take India's...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai breaks Games record to enter 50m men's pistol finals 5 hours 23 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shooter Jitu Rai broke the Commonwealth Games record to march into the 50-metre men's pistol finals while compatriot Gurpal Singh also qualified, finishing sixth, at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre on Monday. Rai, 27, amassed 562 points and finished top of the standings, a sizeable 15 points ahead of...
  • Abhinav Bindra returns home after CWG glory 9 hours 23 minutes ago

    Abhinav Bindra made his swansong appearance at the Commonwealth Games a memorable one as the star Indian shooter won the battle of nerves in a gripping competition to bag the 10m Air Rifle gold medal, which has eluded him in the previous four attempts ...
  • CWG 2014: Gold for Sathish Sivalingam, Ravi Katulu bags silver in weightlifting 17 hours 28 minutes ago

    Glasgow: It was double delight for India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's weightlifting as Sathish Sivalingam won the gold and Ravi Katulu the silver in the 77kg Group A at the Clyde Auditorium here on Sunday. Sathish lifted a total of 328 kg to set a Games Record while Ravi...
  • CWG 2014: Mohammed Asab wins bronze in men's double trap 21 hours 26 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Mohammed Asab bagged a bronze after missing out of the gold medal contest in a tense shoot-off to give India their second medal from shooting in the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. The 26-year-old Asab, who topped the qualification round, and Englishmen Steven Scott and Matthew French were tied at 27...
  • CWG 2014: Shreyasi wins silver in women's double trap Yesterday

    Galsgow: Indian shooter Shreyasi Singh clinched the silver medal in women's double trap event at the 20th Commonwealth Games here, swelling the shooting team's overall tally to an impressive seven medals. The 22-year-old Delhi girl shot 76 in the finals to ensure the second-best podium finish at the Barry Buddon Shooting...
  • CWG 2014: Apurvi Chandela wins gold in shooting Yesterday

    Apurvi Chandela gave a stunning exhibition of skill and concentration to clinch a gold medal while Ayonika Paul and Prakash Nanjappa claimed a silver. ...
  • CWG 2014: Pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins gold, Anisa Sayeed silver Yesterday

    Glasgow: Rahi Sarnobat won gold and Anisa Sayyed silver to take India's medal haul from shooting Saturday to five after clinching the top two spots in the women's 25-metre pistol event of the Commonwealth Games at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre. Rahi and Anisa ensured that another gold and silver were...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters shine on Day 3, win five medals Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian shooters continued to fire up the ranges as Apurvi Chandela and Rahi Sarnobat clinched individual golds while compatriots Ayonika Paul, Prakash Nanjappa and Anisa Sayyed got silvers on day three of competitions at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday. With judoka Rajwinder Kaur bringing the only bronze of the day,...
  • CWG 2014: India's Prakash Nanjappa wins men's 10m air pistol silver 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Prakash Nanjappa brought home India's third medal in shooting at the 2014 Commonwealth Games when he clinched the men's 10-metre air pistol silver at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre on Saturday. Australia's Daniel Repacholi won the gold with 199.5 points from Nanjappa, at 198.2, while England's Michael Gault took the...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 3 Yesterday

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates) Glasgow: Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat won the gold and Anisa Sayyed took silver in the women's 25 metre pistol event at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre. Apurvi Chandela gave a stunning exhibition of skill and concentration to clinch a gold medal...
  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra clinches gold in 10m air rifle 2 days ago

    India's shooting ace Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal on the second day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. ...
  • CWG 2014: Bindra bids adieu with gold, Malaika gets silver on Day 2 2 days ago

    Glasgow: It was a memorable swansong at the Commonwealth Games for Abhinav Bindra as the ace marksman bagged the 10m Air Rifle gold medal in a gripping finale with young schoolgirl Malaika Goel turning out to be surprise package winning silver in the 10m air pistol event. After a cracking opening...
  • CWG 2014: 16-year-old Malaika Goel wins India silver in 10m air pistol 3 days ago

    Glasgow: Shooter Malaika Goel won India its fourth silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, finishing second behind Singapore's Shun Xie Teo in the women's 10-metre air pistol at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here Friday. With a total of 197.1 points, the 16-year-old gave India its first medal from shooting...
  • As it happened: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 2 2 days ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates Glasgow: India's golden boy Abhinav Bindra finished off his Commonwealth Games journey with his maiden singles gold medal while his compatriot Ravi Kumar unfortunately missed out on a bronze medal in a shoot-off in the final of the men's 10m...
  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra, Heena Sidhu look to start with a bang in shooting 3 days ago

    Glasgow: Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and world number one in women's 10-metre air pistol, Heena Sidhu, are expected to set the tone for the strong Indian shooting team, which begins its campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The other Indian shooters in action on the second day of...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Full India schedule 4 days ago

    Badminton Participants (men): P. Kashyap, K Srikanth, RMV Gurusaidutt, Akshay Dewalkar, Pranaav Jerry Chopra Participants (women): PV Sindhu, PC Thulasi, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa Mixed Teams Group Play from 13.30 onwards Hockey 20.30: India vs Canada - women Judo 17.30: Men's 60 kg - Round of 16 onwards - Navjot Chana in action 18.30: Men's 66 kg -...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Analysing India's medal prospects 4 days ago

    The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games 2014 will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours with superstar sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica and middle- and long-distance king Mo Farah of England expected to set the Hampden Park Stadium...
  • CWG 2014: Malaysians appeal to have missing jacket shooter included 5 days ago

    Malaysia's government has launched an appeal to Commonwealth Games organisers to have rifle shooter Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim reinstated in the competition after she was withdrawn because her jacket was lost en route to Scotland. Ayuni, who won the Commonwealth Games gold medal with Nur Suryani Taibi in the 10...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: India riding on Olympic glory to conquer Glasgow 5 days ago

    Glasgow: India will be expecting a lion's share of medals from shooters, boxers, wrestlers and shuttlers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games starting here on Wednesday but it would be difficult to match the record medal haul of 101 in the last edition at home. The 2010 Commonwealth Games was marred with...
  • Misplaced jacket forces gold medallist shooter out of CWG 6 days ago

    London: Malaysia suffered a huge blow as their Commonwealth Games shooting gold medallist Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim was not allowed to compete in Glasgow Games as her jacket was lost en route to Scotland. Ayuni, who won the gold medal with Nur Suryani Taibi in the 10m air rifle doubles...
  • Vijay Kumar named India's flag-bearer at CWG 6 days ago

    Glasgow: India's Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter, Vijay Kumar will be the flag-bearer for the country during the opening ceremony of 2014 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to take place on Wednesday. "Vijay Kumar has been named as the flag bearer for Indian contigent at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games," Chef-de-Mission...
  • US: Ukraine does not have the capability to shoot down MH17 July 19, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, US says that the surface to air missile which brought the Malyasian airliner down couldn't have been Ukrainian as the country does not have such capability. Washington also says that Ukraine doesn't have the capability to shoot down a plane like this. ...
  • South African athlete Pistorius in night club altercation July 15, 2014

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a night club over the weekend, local media reported on Tuesday, days after his lawyers wrapped up their defence in his murder trial. The Star newspaper said Pistorius had an altercation with businessman Jared Mortimer at...