Veteran skeet shooter Mairaj Ahmad Khan ready for busy April under new coach

While the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) is in the process of appointing coaches and is exploring all the applications, Mairaj has already identified one for himself.

24 Mar 2022

All England Open: Lakshya falls short in final hurdle

Dane Axelsen proves to be a cut above but Lakshya has a lot to look forward to after positive returns in recent outings.

21 Mar 2022

Sen-sational; Contest between Lakshya Sen and Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia

20-year-old exhibits his famed resilience again to best defending champion, within touching distance of becoming first Indian to win All England since 2001  

20 Mar 2022

Boxers Lovlina Borgohain, Nikhat set for Worlds affair

The Assam pugilist (70kg) was fighting in a competitive environment for the first time since returning home after her bronze medal effort during the Tokyo Olympics last year.

11 Mar 2022

World Cup: Pistol shooters shine as India top table

The youngsters were too strong for their rivals (Chawisa Paduka and Ram Khamaeng of  Thailand) in the gold medal match.

08 Mar 2022

Santiago Nieva back in India, set to guide both men and women boxers

Having formerly focused chiefly on the men's elite team, his role is likely to be different this time. He'll be looking to ensure that the entire ecosystem of boxing in the country functions smoothly

05 Mar 2022

ISSF World Cup: Saurabh keeps up gold standard, Esha settles for silver

Tuesday was another day Saurabh made headlines with his pistol. Displaying his giant appetite yet again, he clinched the men’s 10m air pistol gold at the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Cairo.

02 Mar 2022

Sarjubala Devi eager to carve a path for India women boxers 

While she can boast about being a youth world champ and a silver medal winner at the senior Worlds, her career - that burnt bright in patches - so far has been subdued.

25 Feb 2022

NRAI announces shotgun teams for Cyprus and Peru WCs, camp likely from February 26

Prithviraj Tondaiman, veteran Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Shreyashi Singh are some of the top shooters who'll be representing India in the first event in Nicosia.

18 Feb 2022

Pooja Rani, Deepak Bhoria among eight boxers set to miss Strandja event in Bulgaria

The prestigious meet in Sofia (Bulgaria) -- the oldest amateur boxing competition in Europe -- is scheduled to be held from February 19 to 28

17 Feb 2022

Strandja Memorial Tournament: Indian boxers set for Bulgaria challenge

As mentioned earlier, the COVID-19 situation has made life difficult for the campers with some of them contracting the virus and being forced into isolation.

03 Feb 2022

Shooters set for Cairo WC with future in mind; Deepali, Samaresh among coaches 

A NRAI official confirmed to this daily that the selected bunch will be guided by coaches like Deepali Deshpande, Manoj Kumar, Samaresh Jung and Ronak Pandit, to name a few.

28 Jan 2022

Santiago Nieva set to continue, discussions on to get High Performance Directors at all levels

It is understood that Nieva was preferred to continue given the fact that he is well-versed with the boxing culture in the country, having been here since the summer of 2017.

18 Jan 2022

Shuttler Maisnam Meiraba Luwang's quest for big service

Maisnam Meiraba Luwang was in a pensive mood, making mental calculations, trying to assess where he had missed out after a gruelling encounter that lasted almost an hour.

25 Dec 2021

Topper Aakarshi's focus on building strength for net gain

Buoyed after winning BAI series senior meet in Chennai, shuttler determined to replicate performance at the international level in the future.

23 Dec 2021