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Dramatic final shot gives China’s Guo shooting gold


July 29th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Guo Wenjun took a second-consecutive Olympic gold medal with a last-ditch bullseye in the women's 10 metre air pistol Sunday.Guo pounced on an ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Sunday


July 29th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes on day three of the London Olympic Games here Sunday.Archery: women's team eliminations: India vs Denmark.Badminton: ... Read more...

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Schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympics Sunday


July 29th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes on day three of the London Olympic Games here Sunday.Archery: women's team eliminations: India vs Denmark.Badminton: ... Read more...

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Korea’s Jin fires his way to pistol gold


July 28th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean shooter Jongoh Jin held off a late charge from Italy's Luca Tesconi to win the Olympic gold in the men's 10 meter air ... Read more...

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Eight Iraqi athletes to go to London


July 15th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 15 (IANS) A 38 member team, including eight athletes, will represent Iraq at the 2012 London Olympic Games, chef de mission Samir Sadiq al-Musawi said."We have eight athletes, ... Read more...

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CRPF recovers air pistol at Amarnath Yatra base camp


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Security forces Monday recovered an air pistol at Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, which was reportedly thrown inside a toilet ... Read more...

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No place for Rathore; Joydeep, Heena selected for London Olympics


February 19th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) There was no place for 2004 Athens Games silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in the 11-member shooting squad for the 2012 London Olympics that ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Heena misses Olympic berth by fraction of a point


January 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's young pistol shooter Heena Sidhu's 2012 London dreams came crashing down by a fraction of a point in the 10-metre air pistol event Monday ... Read more...

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Omkar wins bronze, silver for men and women’s team


October 20th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's Omkar Singh won the bronze while the men's and the women's teams bagged silvers in the 10 metre air pistol event at the 4th ... Read more...

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Shooter Rahi Sarnobat books London Olympics berth


May 19th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat booked a berth for the 2012 London Olympics by winning a bronze in the 25m air pistol event at the ISSF ... Read more...

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Annu Raj shoots silver at World Cup, books Olympics berth


May 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Pistol shooter Annu Raj Singh won the silver 10 metres air pistol event at the World Cup at Fort Benning, US, and became the fifth ... Read more...

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Iraq moves to ban toy guns to protect kids


January 1st, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 1 (IANS) The Iraqi health ministry has urged the government to ban the sale of toy guns in the country as "they make it easier for a child to make ... Read more...

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Iraq moves to ban toy weapons over fears of making children violent at early age


January 1st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Jan 1 (ANI): Iraq Ministry of Public Health has reportedly has urged the government to ban all toy weapons over fears that in a country where guns and military gear are ... Read more...

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James Bond gun auction sets world record


November 26th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A pistol held by veteran star Sean Connery in a poster for "From Russia With Love" has sold for a whopping $415,875 at an auction here, setting a ... Read more...

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Dhumal congratulates shooter Vijay Kumar


November 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday congratulated shooter Vijay Kumar for winning two medals at the ongoing Asian Games in Guangzhou, China."The outstanding performance of Vijay ... Read more...

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Asian Games shooting: Bronze for Vijay, Narang misses medal by a whisker (Second Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Vijay Kumar clinched a bronze in the men's 25 metres centre fire pistol competition while ace shooter Gagan Narang missed the bronze by 0.5 points in the ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Advani wins gold, shooters add to the tally (Roundup)


November 14th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) Pankaj Advani fought back from a perilous position to pocket India's first gold medal after the shooters brought in a silver and a bronze on the second ... Read more...

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Asian Games: India wins first gold, in fifth position


November 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Nov 14 (ANI): Defending Asian Games billiards champion Pankaj Advani made it a Super Sunday for India here by winning the first gold of the Asian Games 2010 for his ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Advani wins gold, shooters silver and bronze (Evening Lead)


November 14th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) World champion cueist Pankaj Advani gave India its first gold medal of the 16th Asian Games while shooters added a silver and bronze on the second day ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Shooters add to India’s medals tally, Pankaj in sight of gold (Afternoon Lead)


November 14th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) Shooters added a silver and a bronze to India's medals tally while world champion cueist Pankaj Advani kept alive hopes of defending his gold medal as he made ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Shooters add silver, bronze to India’s medals tally (Lead)


November 14th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) India's women shooters won the team silver in the 10 metres air pistol event while in the men's event Vijay Kumar bagged the individual bronze at the Asian ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indian girls win silver in 10 m air pistol


November 14th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian women shooters won the team silver, missing gold by a point in the 10 metres air pistol event at the Asian Games here Sunday.The trio of Heena ... Read more...

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Asian Games shooting: Vijay wins bronze in 10m air pistol(Lead)


November 14th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) India's Vijay Kumar won bronze in the men's 10 metres air pistol event at the Asian Games while the team finished fourth here Sunday.Vijay scored 680.4 points (579+101.4) ... Read more...

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PE Teacher Shot By School Boy For Making Him Play Rugby


November 6th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Youth Court in Brecon, South Wales heard the case of a 13-year-old school boy who shot his PE teacher because he did not want to ... Read more...

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PE Teacher Shot By Boy On Account Of Rugby


November 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mr. Jones, the 39 year old Rugby teacher was visited by a teenage boy who had a Beretta air pistol concealed in his clothing. ... Read more...

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Welsh schoolboy, 13, shoots PE teacher in the face over hate of rugby


November 6th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 06 (ANI): A Welsh schoolboy of 13-years shot his PE teacher in the face all because he did not want to play rugby.The youth court in Brecon, south Wales, heard ... Read more...

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CWG results, Day 10


October 14th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS)The following are the results on the tenth day of the competitions at the Commonwealth Games here Wednesday. Shooting: Karni Singh Shooting Range25m standard pistol men Gold-Gai Bin (Sin); ... Read more...

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Indian shooter’s medals missing


October 13th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Pistol shooter Heena Sidhu's bag, containing the gold and silver medals won by her during the Commonwealth Games, went missing Wednesday when she placed her bag in ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: India surpass Melbourne medal tally, gold count falls (Roundup)


October 13th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) After a medal winning streak, disappointment was in store for India on the final day of the shooting competition Wednesday as the hosts failed to ... Read more...

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I lost my focus, says Heena Sidhu


October 13th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Pistol shooter Heena Sidhu Wednesday said she was too exhausted before the final of the 10 metre air pistol and missed the gold by 0.3 points on ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Heena gets silver, Jung bronze, Gagan fails to qualify


October 13th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The last day of the shooting competition at the Commonwealth Games here was a disappointment for India as pistol shooters Heena Sindhu missed the gold by 0.3 ... Read more...

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Indian boxers to fight for gold on Day 10 of CWG


October 13th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): With 29 gold medals at stake on the tenth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, Indian boxers Suranjoy Singh, Manoj Kumar and Paramjeet Samota will fight for ... Read more...

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This gold-digger balances shooting with dental surgery


October 12th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Having picked up the gun only five years ago, Patiala girl Heena Sidhu has made some rapid strides to win the gold for India ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: India bag a gold and two silver (Second Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian shooters maintained their domination at the Karni Singh Shooting Range by winning a gold medal and two silver, but Gagan Narang and his compatriot ... Read more...

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CWG: India take 31st gold, tally highest in Games (Afternoon Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Shooters Heena Sidhu and Annu Raj Singh won a gold in the 10-metre air pistol pairs event at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday, taking India's gold tally ... Read more...

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