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Manu Bhaker


Manu Bhaker's gun malfunction: Why gun manufacturer Morini and coach Ronak Pandit are arguing

July 29, 2021 7:41 am

Manu Bhaker's gun malfunction during the 10m air pistol qualification event at the Tokyo Olympics has triggered a debate, and gun manufacturer Morini and Indian shooting coach Ronak Pandit are the latest to wade in.

Indian shooters off target, association chief takes aim at coaches, infighting

July 28, 2021 7:48 am

On a day when the shooters were reasonably confident of winning at least one medal but ended with none, National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh took aim at the coaching staff and pointed to why India missed the target by such a wide margin.

Tokyo Olympics: What happened when Manu Bhaker's gun malfunctioned?

July 29, 2021 9:26 am

After taking 16 shots in the women’s 10m air pistol qualification event at the Asaka Shooting Range, Manu Bhaker's gun started to malfunction. It was not the start to her maiden Olympic campaign that the teenager had hoped for.

Technical snag costs Manu Bhaker final spot in Olympics, Heena says don't judge on numbers only

July 25, 2021 10:54 am

Owing to the technical snag during the second series, Manu lost more than five minutes, enough to disturb one's rhythm in the precision sport, after making an impressive start in her maiden Olympic appearance.

Manu Bhaker says working towards Olympic glory for past five years

July 09, 2021 5:37 pm

Manu Bhaker is currently training in Croatia along with other members of the Olympic-bound Indian team.

Manu Bhaker to switch off from social media till end of Olympics

June 29, 2021 7:49 pm

Manu Bhaker on Tuesday decided to switch off from social media till the end of Tokyo Olympics to focus on her preparation and performance in the Games, starting July 23.

Saurabh Chaudhary bags bronze after slow start for India at ISSF World Cup

June 24, 2021 10:36 pm

Saurabh Chaudhary scored 220 in the final after qualifying with a score of 581. Compatriot Abhishek Verma finished fifth in the same event with a score of 179.3 after also shooting 581 in the qualifying.

Ahead of Olympics it cannot get better than this, says Manu Bhaker on Croatia tour

June 08, 2021 7:27 pm

Manu Bhaker feels preparations "cannot get better" than the ongoing training-cum-competition tour of Croatia as she works on her consistency ahead of the Tokyo Games.

Olympic-bound shooter Manu Bhaker receives first dose of COVID vaccine

April 28, 2021 7:50 am

Manu Bhaker received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a government hospital in Jhajjar, Haryana, three months before the Tokyo Olympics where she will enter as one of India's brightest medal hopes.

Air India denies bribe, misbehaviour charges by shooter Manu Bhaker

February 22, 2021 11:53 pm

The Commonwealth Games and Youth Olympics gold medallist had alleged on Twitter that despite all valid documents and permits.