Target in sight, emerging star Saurabh is just getting started
Saurabh Chaudhary, ESPN India's emerging sportsperson awardee for 2018, has shown remarkable poise in his breakout year and beyond. The challenge now is to replicate his performances.
Saurabh Chaudhary-Manu Bhaker win 10m air pistol mixed team gold at Asian C'ship
India's Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker won gold in the 10m air pistol mixed team event at the 12th Asian Airgun Championship in Taipei.
Sindhu, Neeraj win top honours at ESPN India Awards
The ESPN.in Awards recognise the best individual and team performances in Indian sport on a calendar-year basis, chosen by a jury that includes some of the biggest names in the fraternity.
Ice-cool Saurabh Chaudhary helps Manu Bhaker end World Cup on a high
Saurabh Chaudhary soaked in the pressure and had Manu Bhaker's back even when the latter seemed to fluff her concentration, to clinch a mixed team gold at the Shooting World Cup.
Saurabh Chaudhary-Manu Bhaker win 10m air pistol mixed team gold
India's Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker won gold in the 10m air pistol mixed team event on the final day of the shooting World Cup in New Delhi on Wednesday.
'Emotional' Manu Bhaker struggling to handle setbacks
Bhaker, who had burst into tears after finishing fifth in the 25m pistol, did not fare much better in the 10m air pistol, scoring a total of 572, the third lowest of her international career.
The shooter's guide to training without guns or ammunition
If you're from a country where you aren't even allowed to touch a rifle, how do you train for an event? Jonathan Selvaraj tries to find all the answers.
Saurabh Chaudhary blanks distractions to shoot for glory
Saurabh Chaudhary was in a league of his own as he ignored the distractions of a vociferous home crowd to shoot his way to a World Cup gold, and a world record, writes Jonathan Selvaraj
Saurabh wins gold at maiden World Cup, seals Tokyo 2020 berth
Saurabh Chaudhary won the men's 10m air pistol gold with a world record score of 245.0 in his maiden senior World Cup, sealing a quota place for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Apurvi Chandela comes close to perfection en route to World Cup gold
Apurvi Chandela hit a world record scored of 252.9 as she blew away the competition for her first World Cup gold.
Apurvi Chandela wins 10m air rifle gold at Delhi World Cup
With this win, Chandela becomes only the second Indian after Anjali Bhagwat to win gold in the women's 10m air rifle event at a World Cup.
The shooting veterans guiding India's next gen talents to glory
Jonathan Selvaraj explores how India's talented new generation of shooters are being primed to be champions by veterans of a previous.
Delhi WC: IOC 'suspends discussions' with India as future hosts, revokes two Olympic quotas
The International Olympic Committee has decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup in New Delhi.
No Oly quotas for Delhi WC, says ISSF prez; NRAI chief says 'maybe'
The contradictory statements coming from the ISSF and NRAI chiefs at the World Cup opening ceremony have caused more confusion among shooters competing in New Delhi.
Why Pakistan shooters missing Delhi World Cup could hurt India
Two Pakistani shooters, who were supposed to participate in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol event, did not get Indian visa in light of the heightened tension between the two countries following last week's terrorist attack in Kashmir.
Saurabh Chaudhary wins 10m gold at Youth Olympics
Saurabh Chaudhary claimed the gold medal in the 10m air pistol event at the Youth Olympic Games, capping off the Indian shooting team's best-ever outing in the mega event on a rousing note.
Manu Bhaker makes Youth Olympics history with shooting gold
Manu Bhaker produced a spectacular performance to claim India's first ever gold medal in shooting at the Youth Olympic Games.
Ankur Mittal wins double trap gold at shooting World Championships
Ankur Mittal became the first Indian to win the double trap gold at the shooting World Championships after scoring 140 in Changwon, South Korea on Saturday.
Fan trumps idol as Om Prakash soars, Jitu stumbles
When Om Prakash Mitharval began competitive shooting three years ago, Jitu Rai was the reigning pistol king. Three years later, it's Jitu looking up at the podium.
Om Prakash Mitharval wins 50m pistol gold at shooting World Championships
Om Prakash Mitharval won India's third gold at the ongoing shooting World Championships in Changwon, South Korea after shooting a score of 564 in the 50m pistol event on Tuesday.
Paint by numbers: Guns and brushes land Anjum Olympic berth
An avid painter, 24-year-old Anjum Moudgil clinched a spot in the 2020 Olympics after winning a silver medal in the 10m air rifle event at the World Championships.
Shooting World C'ships: Moudgil wins silver, earns Olympic quota with Chandela
Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela became the first Indian shooters to win a quota for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
En route to stepping up, prodigy Bhaker learns to fall
Sixteen-year-old shooter Manu Bhaker tasted the first significant loss of her young career, drawing a blank in Indonesia. But there are plenty of positives to take away.
Baby's day out: PUB-G addict Vihan turns Asian Games medallist
Affectionately referred to by his team-mates as the baby of the group, 15-year-old Shardul Vihaan did not let his obsession for video games ruin his preparations for the men's double trap event.
Woman of steel: Sarnobat hits gold in second shot at career
Four years ago, a freak accident threatened to crush Rahi Sarnobat's dreams. She fought her way through excruciating pain and a frustrating rehabilitation to make shooting history at the Asian Games.