Free Press Journal
  • Junior shooters add silver, bronze medals to India’s tally

    Changwon (South Korea) : India’s junior shooters scaled another high by delivering the country’s first set of skeet medals at the ISSF World Championships — a men’s team silver and an individual bronze by Gurnihal Singh Garcha here Tuesday.

  • Bindra, Bhagwat vent ire after shooters detained at IGI

    New Delhi: The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) drew flak from veteran shooters Abhinav Bindra and Anjali Bhagwat after a dozen members of the Indian shooting squad were detained at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport for more than 13 hours as the customs department did not clear their weapons.

  • ‘An emotional day for me’

    Haryana : Abhinav Bindra, India’s lone individual Olympic gold medallist, on Sunday officially announced his retirement from shooting, saying ‘it is time to move on and hand over the baton to the younger generation.’ “It is an emotional day for me,” he said.

  • Rio debacle Bindra to head review committee

    New Delhi : India’s first and only individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra was on Thursday named Chairman of a five-member review committee to probe the shooters’ Rio Games debacle but has recused himself from questioning them as he was himself a part of the team. The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) said the mandate of the committee is to “examine and identify in a cold and ruthless manner” the causes behind

  • ‘let my country down’

    Rio de Janeiro : “I let my country down. There was wind but I don’t want to make any excuses,” a dejected Jitu Rai told reporters after finishing 12th at the 50m Pistol Men’s event in the qualification round at the Olympic Shooting centre here.

  • National shooter found murdered

    Chandigarh :  Sippy Sidhu, a national level shooter, was murdered and his bullet-riddled body was found in a park, leaving the shooting fraternity shocked.

  • Sports Authority of India

    SAI releases Rs 4.30 cr for upgradation of Karni Singh Range

    New Delhi: Sports Authority of India (SAI) has released Rs 4.30 crore for upgradation of the rifle and shotgun facility at the Karni Singh Shooting Range, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) President Raninder Singh said here today. “SAI has released Rs 3.8 crore for upgradation of 10m, 25m and 50m range, and SWISCO will oversee the work. An additional Rs 50 lakh has been released for renovation work of the shotgun facility at