Anmol Gurung

Damage limited 25m rapid fire quota places withdrawn

The IOC have withdrawn Olympic quota status of 25m rapid fire pistol event at the ISSF World Cup which kicks off here on Saturday.

23 Feb 2019

MJ music, smiles dominate evening at ISSF World Cup

The build-up had been ominous with off the field issues threatening to tarnish the upcoming ISSF World Cup without a single pellet being fired.

23 Feb 2019

Olympic movement

Five twenty-five days. That’s the amount of time left for the shooting events to begin at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

17 Feb 2019

Samaresh Jung psychology: Competition necessary for improvement

Samaresh Jung had earned the nickname of ‘Goldfinger’ thanks to his exploits at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, where he was adjudged the best athlete.

14 Feb 2019

Recalibrated Tejaswini rekindles Olympic dream

Tejaswini is one of the few seniors in a sport that has seen youngsters dominate the scene in India.

12 Feb 2019

Target Olympics 2020: Youth to the fore in shooting

Competing in this doesn’t fetch medals, but keeps shooters in with a chance of being eligible for the Olympics.

08 Feb 2019

Coaches satisfied with resurgent Saina’s net gains

Not long ago, Saina Nehwal missing out on matches due to niggles had become a recurring theme.

28 Jan 2019

Decades of experience but Sanjeev Rajput starts from zero with every shot

 At a time when young guns have been dominating the shooting circuit in India, seasoned Sanjeev Rajput is a rare exception.

23 Jan 2019

Youngest coach Mohammed Ali Qamar focussed on teamwork in second innings

His career might have come to an abrupt end due to injuries, but his love for boxing remains intact.

21 Jan 2019

Boxer Sonia Lather banks on national gold for international glory after 2018 blues

The 2016 World Championships silver medallist, who has been plying her trade since 2008, knows that is in the past and is hopeful of a better 2019

14 Jan 2019

Bullet proof of mental strength in Dhanush’s battle vs hearing loss

Shooter Dhanush Srikant has been caught between the devil and the deep sea for a few years now.

13 Jan 2019

Chennai boxer S Kalaivani one step away from glory at Women’s National Championship

No athlete needs motivation to do well at the national championships, but if ever S Kalaivani needs some, she only needs to look towards her father.

06 Jan 2019

New Year resolution: Bidhuri hoping to exorcise ghosts of 2018

Bidhuri had made his luck count to become the fourth Indian after Vijender Singh, Vikas Krishan and Shiva Thapa to win a medal in the marquee tournament.

29 Dec 2018

Kuttappa, a friend in need for boxers, relishing fresh test

Named head coach of the men’s boxing team recently, he is currently overseeing a camp in Patiala.

25 Dec 2018

Striking balance between life and glove in chase of greatness

Before they could reel out their first punches at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, Indian boxers were under intense scrutiny.

01 Dec 2018