After Tokyo blank, Indian shooting needs to build a bridge to Paris Olympics | More sports News

After Tokyo blank, Indian shooting needs to build a bridge to Paris Olympics | More sports News

NEW DELHI: One by one, the stars of India’s famed shooting contingent fell by the wayside at the Tokyo Olympics. The anticipated crescendo after a medal rush at the World Cups since Rio 2016 never arrived. It appeared India had pushed back the Chinese dominance in pistol and rifle in five years since the Games … Read more

Ronak Pandit: Manu Bhaker not ready to compete, she has technical issues that need to be resolved | More sports News

Ronak Pandit: Manu Bhaker not ready to compete, she has technical issues that need to be resolved | More sports News

NEW DELHI: After learning some hard lessons during her Olympic debut in Tokyo, pistol shooter Manu Bhaker has decided to go back to the junior circuit for the first time since 2018. She will return to competition mode later this month, travelling to Peru for the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima. However, Ronak Pandit, … Read more

Morini’s ‘unconditional apology’ to NRAI for Manu Bhaker’s pistol malfunction comments | Tokyo Olympics News

Morini's 'unconditional apology' to NRAI for Manu Bhaker's pistol malfunction comments | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Swiss gun manufacturer Morini has tendered an “unconditional apology” to National Rifle Association of India for questioning the Indian shooting team’s approach after Manu Bhaker suffered a weapon malfunction during her 10m air pistol women’s qualifications at the Olympics. The cocking lever of Bhaker’s pistol broke after the 16th shot in the qualifications … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shooting oneself in the foot | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shooting oneself in the foot | Tokyo Olympics News

When India’s biggest hopes for a medal at Tokyo – Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary – failed to enter the 10m air pistol mixed final on Tuesday, social media went into a tizzy, calling the Tokyo Games a repeat of the 2016 Rio Olympics. The meltdown in Tokyo is somewhat similar to Rio, however, unlike … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary spotlights shooting hopes | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary spotlights shooting hopes | Tokyo Olympics News

Men’s 10m air pistol and women’s 10m air rifle shooters take early aim at medalsShooters in the women’s 10m air rifle and men’s 10m air pistol events will take aim at medals early on Saturday morning. The women’s 10m air rifle event at the Tokyo Games will not have any medallist from the Rio Games. … Read more

Manu Bhaker and I have put in place a plan, says coach Ronak Pandit ahead of Tokyo Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News

Manu Bhaker and I have put in place a plan, says coach Ronak Pandit ahead of Tokyo Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: In less than than three months of training at the range, coach Ronak Pandit and Manu Bhaker have “put in place a plan”, giving impetus to the pistol prodigy’s hopes of a podium finish in Olympics. Pandit has been guiding Bhaker since her split with Jaspal Rana, one of India’s best pistol shooters … Read more