Shooting

  • Teenager Malaika Goel, police inspector Lajja Gauswami, and engineer Ayonika Paul: meet the medal-winning Indian shooters from Commonwealth Games 2014 Yesterday

    The medals tally for India at the Commonwealth Games has been constantly rolling with shooters and wrestlers clinching medals in plenty. With ten Gold medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Indian sportspersons are shining bright at the event. The biggest surprise this year at the games was 16-year-old Malaika...
  • CWG 2014: Lajja Gauswami bags bronze to end India's shooting campaign Yesterday

    Glasgow: Lajja Gauswami bagged a bronze in women's 50m rifle 3 positions as India ended their spectacular shooting campaign on a high at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Gauswami shot 436.1 to end with a bronze in windy conditions behind Singapore's Jasmine Ser (449.1) and Scotland's Jen McIntosh (446.6) on the...
  • CWG 2014: Sanjeev Rajput clinches sliver, Narang gets bronze in shooting Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian shooters Sanjeev Rajput and Gagan Narang claimed the silver and bronze, respectively, in the men's 50-metre rifle 3 positions at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday. With 452.9 points, England's Daniel Rivers clinched the gold, his second medal in the 2014 Games while Rajput and Narang finished with scores of...
  • CWG 2014: Shooter Ayonika Paul eyes World Championships after Glasgow glory Yesterday

    Indian shooter Ayonika Paul won silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle event in Glasgow. ...
  • CWG 2014: Manavjit Singh Sandhu wins bronze in trap event Yesterday

    Glasgow: Manavjit Singh Sandhu bagged a bronze medal in the men's trap event to take India's medal tally in shooting to 13 in the Commonwealth Games here on Tuesday. Manavjit finished third in the semi-finals after hitting 13 of the maximum 15 targets. He then beat renowned shooter Michael Diamond of...
  • CWG 2014: India's Harpreet Singh shoots silver in men's 25m rapid fire pistol Yesterday

    Glasgow: Shooter Harpreet Singh survived two rounds of nerve-wrecking shoot-off and brushed aside a penalty point docked on him to claim silver in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol event of the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. 33-year-old Harpreet from Haryana saved India from disaster by bagging the silver after Olympic silver...
  • CWG 2014: Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar fails to enter men's 25m rapid fire pistol finals Yesterday

    Glasgow: In a major set back, India's Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar failed to qualify for the men's 25-metre rapid fire pistol finals but Harpreet Singh made up for the disappointment by entering the summit clash at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Out of the six who qualified from Stage 2,...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters' domination continues with Jitu Rai's gold 2 days ago

    Ace Indian shooter Ronjan Sodhi reflects on Jitu Rai's gold in 50m air pistol event, which took India to the No. 4 spot on the CWG medals tally. ...
  • CWG 2014: Shooters Meena Kumari, Lajja Gauswami fail to win medals 2 days ago

    Glasgow: A lot was expected from Indian shooters Meena Kumari and Lajja Gauswami but they failed to earn a medal from the women's 50-metre rifle prone finals at the Commonwealth Games on Monday. On a day when all three Indian medals came from shooting, Meena and Lajja could only manage to...
  • CWG 2014: Gagan Narang wins silver in men's 50m rifle prone 2 days 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 days 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: Jitu Rai's gold extends the domination of shooters 2 days ago

    Glasgow: 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai kept his reputation intact by clinching the gold medal while the seasoned Gagan Narang and Gurpal Singh claimed a silver each as shooters continued their heroics to add three more medals to India's kitty on the fifth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai breaks Games record to enter 50m men's pistol finals 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 5 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 4 days ago

    (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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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...