The year in quotes - Junk food, big b***s, and a 'kamzor' who won gold
ESPN brings you the most explosive quotes of 2016 from the world of Indian sport as told to our writers.
Top 10 stories of 2016: No. 8 - Bindra bows out after medal miss
Abhinav Bindra, India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, walked away from the world of shooting after finishing fourth in the 10m air rifle final at the Rio Olympics.
Few changes in sight despite shooting review panel report
A month since the Abhinav Bindra-led review panel submitted its recommendations seeking a systematic overhaul following the Indian shooters' underwhelming show in Rio, little has changed.
Shooters 'deeply saddened' by plan to scrap 50m pistol
The proposal to scrap the 50m men's pistol event from the Olympic Games has upset and angered Indian shooters.
Heena Sidhu pulls out of Iran event over headscarf rule
Says her decision is her own and her concern is over being forced to follow norms.
Mairaj finishes fourth at shooting World Cup
India's Mairaj Ahmad Khan narrowly missed out on a medal at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final in Rome on Thursday as he finished fourth after a shoot-off against Egypt's Azmy Mehelba in the skeet
Jitu Rai wins ISSF Pistol Champions Trophy
India's Jitu Rai won the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Champions Trophy, after beating Serbia's Damir Mikec 29.6 to 28.3 in the final of the 10m Air Pistol event.
Jitu sixth in 10m air pistol at World Cup
Jitu Rai shot 117.2 and was third to be eliminated in the eight-shooter final in Italy.
Bologna World Cup: Jitu Rai wins 50m silver
Putting his Rio Games disappointment behind him, India's Jitu Rai won silver in the 50m pistol event at the ISSF World Cup Final in Bologna, Italy on Thursday.
Review panel faults NRAI, seeks major changes
Committee looking into Rio performance blames NRAI for hiring incompetent coaches, not holding national camps and not having a system in place to monitor the physical readiness of shooters.
Indian shooters finish second in Junior WC
India ended their campaign at the International Shooting Sport Federation Junior World Cup with a total of 24 medals to grab the second place in the overall standings.
Indian shooters win five medals in Jr World Cup
India won five medals, including three golds, to take their medals tally to 23 on day four of the ISSF Junior World Cup in Azerbaijan on Wednesday.
Rushiraj wins 25m rapid fire gold at ISSF Jr World Cup
Rushiraj Barot won gold in the junior men's 25m rapid fire pistol event on day three of the ISSF Junior World Cup on Tuesday.
Indian shooters win six medals at Jr World Cup
The Indian junior shooting squad continued its medal-winning spree at the ongoing ISSF Junior World Cup in Azerbaijan, winning one gold, two silver and three bronze medals on Monday.
Ind shooters win three golds in Junior World Cup
Indian shooter won seven medals, including three gold, on the opening day of the ISSF Junior World Cup for pistol, rifle and shotgun in Gabala on Sunday.
Naresh Sharma finishes 40th in 50m rifle prone
India's Naresh Kumar Sharma finished 40th in the qualification round of the mixed 50m rifle prone-SH1 event at the Rio Paralympic Games.
Bindra on board but NRAI's Rio inquiry may miss target
Shooting federation and India's greatest shooter differ in their priorities and will need to agree on a common vision if they are to work together.
Bindra: It's important to see the big picture, not what went wrong
In an exclusive interview with ESPN, Bindra disagreed with some of the shooting federation's key observations while giving his inputs on what needs to be done in the long term.
Abhinav Bindra wants junior programme on clean-up menu
The National Rifle Association of India committee will meet in a couple of days to review shooters' below-par performance at the Rio Olympics.
Shooting federation clean-up aims for centralised system
EXCLUSIVE: Personal coaches, private organisations, serial Olympians are all under scrutiny as NRAI investigates Rio failure
Bindra asked to lead shooting inquiry after Rio fiasco
EXCLUSIVE: The National Rifle Association of India has decided to set up an independent inquiry to examine the reasons for the shooting contingent's failure to win a medal at the Rio Olympics.
Chain, Narang fall short of final spot
Chain Singh finished 23rd and Gagan Narang came 33rd in the qualification round of the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event in Rio on Sunday.
Dispirited Narang left to pick up the pieces
At 33, Gagan Narang is no stranger to combating gut-wrenching disappointments. He does stoic easily at most times but one senses that on this day, his spirit is broken.
Shooters Mairaj and Gurpreet still in the hunt
At the end of Day 1 qualifying round, Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Gurpreet Singh are in contention to advance in the men's skeet and 25m rapid fire pistol events respectively.
Gagan, Chain fail to make finals
Both Narang and Chain will next compete in the 50m rifle 3 position event on Sunday.