Free Press Journal
  • TOPS: Shooter Jitu Rai among seven dropped

    New Delhi : Top Indian marksman Jitu Rai was on Wednesday dropped from the Target Olympic Podium Scheme, along with three other shooters, on grounds of recent lack of form. Three track and field athletes were also dropped on the basis of recent below-par performances. The decisions were taken after a meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell here.

  • Shreyasi extends India’s domination

    Jitu Rai misses out, but bronze each for Om and Ankur. Om settled for the bronze medal in the men’s 50m pistol event with 201.1, but the fancied Jitu Rai finished a disappointing 8th with 105.0

  • Sizzling Jitu shoots gold, young Mehuli claims silver

    Gold Coast : Jitu Rai underlined his status as one of India’s premier shooters by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal before Mehuli Ghosh settled for the women’s 10m air rifle silver by forcing a shoot-off with a perfect final shot of 10.9 in the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

  • Rizvi reigns, wins gold at ISSF World Cup; bronze for Jitu, Mehuli

    New Delhi: Unheralded Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi clinched the gold medal with a world record score in a memorable maiden ISSF World Cup appearance, while Jitu Rai and Mehuli Ghosh bagged a bronze each in Guadalajara, Mexico.

  • Jitu, Apurvi, Mehuli in fray on day-1 of ISSF World Cup   

    New Delhi : Six Indian shooters, including Jitu Rai, Apurvi Chandela and Mehuli Ghosh, will be in fray on the first competition day of the season’s first ISSF World Cup in the Mexican city of Guadalajara on Saturday.

  • Jitu shoots 50m pistol gold with record score

    Thiruvananthapuram : Ace Indian marksman Jitu Rai on Friday won the men’s 50m pistol national title with a new national record score of 233 at the 61st National Shooting Championship here.

  • Sidhu clinches gold, Deepak gets bronze

    Brisbane : Heena Sidhu claimed the 10m air pistol gold, while Deepak Kumar fetched a silver in the 10m air rifle event to give India a fine start at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships.

  • Jitu, Heena strike gold in air pistol mixed team event

    New Delhi : Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu combined to give India their first gold medal of the ISSF World Cup Final here, clinching the top honours in the 10m air pistol mixed team event on the opening day of competitions.

  • ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai wins gold, Amanpreet Singh settles for silver

    New Delhi: Jitu Rai clinched the gold medal with yet another stirring comeback while compatriot Amanpreet Singh bagged the silver in men’s 50m pistol event as India secured its first yellow metal in the ongoing ISSF World Cup, here today.

  • ISSF World Cup: Jitu clinches bronze in 10-Metre Air Pistol

    New Delhi : Ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai on Tuesday staged a remarkable comeback to clinch the bronze medal in the 10m air pistol event for India’s third podium finish in the ongoing ISSF World Cup here.

  • Fireworks from Indian guns in ISSF World Cup

    New Delhi : Fireworks followed two days of lull with Ankur Mittal clinching the silver medal in a marathon double trap final after the duo of Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu claimed the top prize in 10m air pistol mixed event at the ISSF World Cup, here on Monday.

  • New faces picked in Indian shooting World Cup squad

    New Delhi: A host of fresh faces will take to the range alongside renowned Indian shooters such as Jitu Rai, Gagan Narang and Heena Sidhu when the year’s first ISSF World Cup begins in the capital on February 24.

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    Jitu Rai shoots silver at World Cup

    Italy : Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai shrugged off the disappointment of a poor Olympic campaign by clinching a silver medal in the 50m pistol event of the ISSF World Cup Final on Thursday.

  • Jitu Rai bags silver at shooting World Cup

    Bologna (Italy): India’s ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai on Thursday clinched the silver medal in the mens 50 metre pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup final here.