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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.

'Coaching needs overhaul, Jaspal Rana was negative factor': NRAI chief

July 28, 2021 7:48 am

India, who were expected to do well in shooting, are staring at the prospect of two straight Olympics without medals with 25m and 50m events still to go, putting the federation under pressure. Raninder later issued a clarification, saying the ‘post mortem can wait till after the Olympics’.

NRAI trying to add two more coaches to Tokyo-bound shooting contingent

July 12, 2021 3:27 pm

The federation is working with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in this regard and there are chances that the number of support staff could go up.

NRAI goes by medal probability, not fairness, in finalising Tokyo team

April 10, 2021 7:35 am

The 16-member squad that will compete in 10 different events is touted as one of the strongest shooting teams India has ever fielded. Yet, there were a few surprises when the team was announced last Sunday.

NRAI wants COVID-19 vaccines for technical staff before shooting World Cup

February 16, 2021 8:34 pm

The shooting body has requested that the first dose be administered on February 18 and 19, which will give them enough time to receive the second jab before the World Cup, which starts on March 18.

Riyaaz Amlani: Covid has become the world’s chief technology officer

August 20, 2020 5:30 pm

The restaurateur on how the pandemic hastened the digitisation of Indian restaurants and what the government can do to aid the recovery of a beleaguered industry

NRAI to firm up plans to resume training and competition after MHA order

May 18, 2020 4:57 pm

NRAI president Raninder Singh welcomed the move, weeks after he saw the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi, originally scheduled to be held in March, cancelled due to the unprecedented global health crisis.

NRAI tells shooters to train in country, considers pullout from Olympic test event

February 26, 2020 7:59 pm

India's national shooting federation on Wednesday said it will not allow its shooters to travel abroad for training due to the novel coronavirus threat.

Shooters, parents will have to sign NRAI’s code of conduct

November 23, 2019 7:52 am

Indian shooters, who drew a blank at Rio 2016, have had a remarkable year in rifle and pistol events, and – on current form – will enter the Tokyo Olympics as the country's best bet to win multiple medals.

With gold each, three young guns put India on top at World Cup Final

November 22, 2019 7:04 am

Divyansh Singh Panwar and Manu Bhaker, Elavenil Valarivan scripted history for India and took the country to the top of the overall medals tally Thursday, surpassing hosts China.