Tag: Shooting

One killed, four injured in Washington state school shooting

San Francisco: One student was killed and four others injured on Wednesday in a shooting at a high school near Spokane in the US state of Washington. The shooting took place shortly after 10:00 a.m. local time at Freeman High School in Rockford, Spokane County, in Eastern Washington state, Xinhua news agency reported. More than […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Bindra biopic aims to inspire youngsters to take up shooting as sport

Mumbai: In a country where cricket is a religion, makers of the proposed Bollywood biopic on former world and Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra hope the film will encourage youngsters to consider shooting seriously as a sport. Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games — he achieved the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Saurabh Chaudhary
ISSF World Cup: Saurabh Chaudhary Settles For Bronze At 10m Air Pistol

India's Saurabh Chaudhary settled for bronze in the men's 10 meters air pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup at Osijek in Croatia on Thursday.

  • Friday, 25 June 2021
Two killed during street shooting in Chicago

Chicago: Two people were killed and another critically injured in a shooting on a street near downtown Chicago, local media reported, citing police. According to preliminary information from Chicago police, the shooting happened around 9:53 a.m. local time in the 3400 block of West Ohio Street on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. Two people were […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
At least 2 killed, 4 injured in shooting at North Carolina university

Washington: At least two people were killed and at least four others wounded in a shooting on the campus of University of North Carolina (UNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, police said. The incident happened when an unidentified man, armed with a pistol, shot a total of six people on the campus, Fox News quoted UNCC police […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
CWG shooting snub big blow for sport in India: Moudgil

New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Friday announced that shooting will not be a part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The decision came as a big blow to India as the country had won 16 medals from shooting at Gold Coast 2018 and seven out of the 26 Gold medals came from the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
IOA to take final decision on 2022 CWG boycott next month

New Delhi: The Executive Council of the Indian Olympic Association will meet next month to take a final decision on its boycott call of 2022 Commonwealth Games, its Secretary General Rajeev Mehta said on Saturday. The IOA had proposed to boycott the 2022 Birmingham CWG in protest against the dropping of shooting from its roster […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
No Space For Shooting In 2022 CWG Despite India's Boycott Threat

London: Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief Louise Martin has insisted that shooting will not be a part of the 2022 edition to be held in Birmingham despite threat from India to boycott the Games. Speaking to Britain’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, Martin said that shooting has never been a “compulsory sport” in Commonwealth Games. “A sport […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Harbhajan, Bindra among five sportspersons appointed of PIS' governing council members

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has approved the names of five eminent sportspersons, including cricketer Harbhajan Singh, as members of the state’s sports institute’s governing council. All sportspersons, to be part of the Punjab Institute of Sports’ (PIS) governing council are from different disciplines of sports, an official spokesperson said on Saturday. Other sportspersons, […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Shooting: India's Elavenil wins her maiden World Cup gold medal

Rio de Janiero: Young Elavenil Valarivan won her maiden gold medal in the women’s 10m Air Rifle event even as fancied teammates Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela finished out of medal bracket at the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol Stage. In her debut year at the senior level, Elavenil shot 251.7 in the finals to help […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Tejaswini Bags India's 12th Olympic Quota In Shooting

Doha: The seasoned Tejaswini Sawant secured India’s 12th Olympic quota in shooting by qualifying for the final of the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions event at the 14th Asian Championships here on Saturday. The 39-year-old Sawant earned the Tokyo quota by finishing fifth in the qualifications with a score of 1171. Out of the eight […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Saurabh Chaudhary Shoots Silver At 14th Asian Championship

Doha: Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary on Monday clinched the silver medal in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the ongoing 14th Asian Championship. Chaudhary, 17, shot 244.5 in the final to finish second on the podium behind North Korea’s Kim Song Guk, who won the coveted gold with a world record 246.5 at the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
No Chance Of Bringing Back Shooting To 2022 Games: CGF Official

New Delhi: Shooting will not be added to the roster of the 2022 Birmingham Games despite Indian Olympic Association’s boycott threat, a Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) official said on Thursday, ahead of a crucial meeting between the two sports bodies. CGF chief Louise Martin and CEO David Gevemberg will meet IOA chief Narinder Batra and […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
India To Host Commonwealth Shooting, Archery Championships, Medals To Be Counted For Birmingham CWG

London: India will host the Commonwealth shooting and archery championships in January 2022 and the medals from the two events will be counted for “ranking of competing nations” at the Birmingham Games, the CGF said on Monday. However, the medals will be added to the final tally one week after the conclusion of the Games. […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Gunman Killed After Shooting Outside NY Cathedral Christmas Concert

New York: A gunman was killed by police after he opened fire near a crowd of people who gathered for a Christmas concert outside a famous cathedral in New York City. The incident took place on Sunday outside the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at the corner of West 112th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021