Pressure can make recovery in crucial matches difficult: Gagan Narang | Tokyo Olympics News

Pressure can make recovery in crucial matches difficult: Gagan Narang | Tokyo Olympics News

Mental pressure has many ways to trouble shooters, especially at a stage as big as the Olympics, feels London bronze medallist Gagan Narang. Indian rifle shooters, who didn’t look in their elements, failed to make the finals of their respective events. Narang, who mentors Elavenil Valarivan, said the shooter is yet to find out the … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian debacle shocks shooting fraternity, NRAI boss talks of ‘overhaul’ | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian debacle shocks shooting fraternity, NRAI boss talks of 'overhaul' | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: The Indian shooting federation on Tuesday promised an “overhaul” of the coaching staff after the 15-strong contingent’s Olympic campaign moved from one disaster to another here, the sport trending for all the wrong reasons, including intra-squad factionalism. As the country’s shooters continued to belie expectations with their horror show here, reliving the Rio 2016 … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Indian shooters crash out in 10m air rifle mixed team qualifications | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Indian shooters crash out in 10m air rifle mixed team qualifications | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: The two Indian pairs participating in the 10m air rifle mixed team event crashed out in the first qualifications stage, missing out on yet another final after an outing that left a lot to be desired in the Tokyo Olympics here on Tuesday. The duo of Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Singh Panwar finished 12th … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Apurvi Chandela, Elavenil Valarivan fail to qualify for 10m air rifle final | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Apurvi Chandela, Elavenil Valarivan fail to qualify for 10m air rifle final | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Indian shooters were off to a poor start at the Tokyo Olympics as first-timer Elavanil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandela failed to qualify for the finals of the women’s 10m air rifle event here on Saturday. Making her Olympic debut, Elavanil finished 16th after shooting 626.5 over six series of 10 shots each, while the … Read more

India’s 10m air rifle teams get just 20 minutes of training in Tokyo after ‘time slot issue’ | Tokyo Olympics News

India's 10m air rifle teams get just 20 minutes of training in Tokyo after 'time slot issue' | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Barely two days before the Tokyo Olympics open, India’s 10m air rifle shooters had to make do with just 20 minutes of training at the Asaka Shooting Range due to an issue arising out of distribution of time slots. While the other Indian shooters trained for more than two hours, the rifle teams, … Read more

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