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Vijay, Yogeshwar awarded Khel Ratna; Yuvraj gets Arjuna (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt besides presenting a record 25 Arjuna ... Read more...

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Vijay, Yogeshwar honoured with Khel Ratna; 25 get Arjuna


August 29th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt were conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pranab Mukherjee while a record 25 ... Read more...

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Two get Khel Ratna, 25 Arjuna Award


August 19th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The sports ministry Sunday named Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and 25 others for the ... Read more...

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Himachal gives Rs.one crore, plot to shooter Vijay


August 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar was Wednesday honoured by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal for winning an Olympic silver medal.At the state-level Independence Day function ... Read more...

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Shooter Vijay deserves topmost award: Dhumal


August 8th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 8 (IANS) Olympic silver medalist pistol shooter Vijay Kumar deserved the country's topmost award for a sportsperson, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Wednesday.In a missive ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha congratulates Olympics medal winners


August 8th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday congratulated the Indian sportspersons who have won medals at the London Olympics.Speaker Meira Kumar said the house congratulates the medal ... Read more...

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Indian Army welcomes home silver medalist Vijay Kumar


August 8th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter Vijay Kumar returned home from London Wednesday to a rousing welcome by the Indian Army, which was out in full ... Read more...

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Mary Kom in semis, Vijender suffers heartbreaking loss (Overall India Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) MC Mary Kom ensured India's best medal haul at the Olympics by reaching the women's boxing semifinal at the London Games while Beijing bronze medallist Vijender ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Intro Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India recorded their highest medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth metal for the country ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India came up with their best medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth medal for ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Curtains over India’s successful campaign (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's successful shooting campaign at the Olympics came to an end Monday with rifle shooters Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput and trap exponent Manavjit Singh Sandhu ... Read more...

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Stuck to my plan: Vijay Kumar


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian pistol shooter Vijay Kumar said that sticking to his game plan helped him to win the silver medal despite the pressure on him at the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Vijay Kumar gives India second medal from the ranges (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army marksman Vijay Kumar gave India its second medal of the London Olympics, winning the silver in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol event after ... Read more...

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Russian hand in shooter Vijay’s Olympics success


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) India's Olympic silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar should thank his Russian coach Pavel Smirnov for his success at the 2012 London Games.The Russian's appointment was a ... Read more...

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Olympics: Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver; India gets second medal (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army marksman Vijay Kumar gave India the second medal from the Royal Artillery Barracks winning the silver in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol event ... Read more...

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India’s London-bound shooters rue delay in government funding


March 31st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) With just 88 days left for the 2012 London Olympics, Indian shooters Joydeep Karmakar and Heena Sidhu, who have qualified for the Games, Saturday ... Read more...

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Selectors didn’t have faith in Rathore: NRAI president


March 13th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh Tuesday justified the decision to exclude Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore from the squad for the London ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Vijay Kumar wins gold in standard pistol


January 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's pistol shooter Vijay Kumar won the gold medal in the standard pistol event in the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha Friday, but there was ... 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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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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Mother-to-be wins two Asiad shooting golds


November 14th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) "My baby and I brought home the gold medals together," said South Korean shooter Gim Yunmi after winning double gold medals at the Asian Games here Sunday. "The ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Narang battles fatigue to carry Indian flag (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) India's ace rifle shooter Gagan Narang Friday battled fatigue to accpet the honour of carrying the national flag and became the fifth marksman to do so at ... Read more...

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Gagan Narang becomes fifth shooter to carry Indian flag


November 12th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) India's ace rifle shooter Gagan Narang Friday became the fifth marksman to carry the national flag at the opening ceremony of a mega event like the Asian ... Read more...

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Meet Su, who signalled China’s emergence in international sports


November 12th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Thirty-six years ago, pistol shooter Su Zhibo signalled China's emergence as a world power on the international stage by winning the country's maiden Asian Gold medal in Tehran ... Read more...

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Jamaican triple-jump athlete gets David Dixon award


October 14th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Jamaican gold medallist triple jumper Trecia Smith won the David Dixon Award for the best athlete at the 19th Commonwealth Games here Thursday.Smith is the third athlete ... 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: Spotlight on ‘Goldfinger’ Samaresh Jung


October 11th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The spotlight will be on pistol shooter Samaresh Jung at the Karni Singh Shooting Range here Tuesday. The man who earned the nickname 'Goldfinger' at ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Australian commits rare mistake in dramatic shoot-off


October 10th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Pistol shooter Michaelangelo Giustiniano, Australia's oldest athlete at the Commonwealth Games, committed a rare mistake at the Karni Singh Shooting Range that cost him a medal in ... Read more...

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CWG: 34 medal-winning India holds on second position on Day-4


October 7th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.7 (ANI): India on Thursday maintained its second position standing in the XIXth Commonwealth Games with 34 medals. The current leaders are Australia with 70 medals. England is in ... Read more...

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Abhinav Bindra takes athletes’ oath at CWG opening ceremony


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Shooter Abhinav Bindra, India's only individual Olympic champion, took the athletes' oath on behalf of the 6,700 participants from 71 countries and territories at the opening ... Read more...

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Bindra becomes fourth shooter to carry Indian flag


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's only individual Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra Sunday became the fourth shooter to carry the national flag in a mega event.Bindra, who won the gold in ... Read more...

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Indian shooters aim to cross Melbourne medal tally


September 12th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
(Attn Editors: This is the fifth of the previews discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games Oct 3-14. The piece is on shooting.) By Abhishek RoyNew Delhi, ... Read more...

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Top shooters may miss Commonwealth Games squad, says national coach


August 25th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Some of the top shooters may miss the Commonwealth Games as the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) is not going to take past records and ... Read more...

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