Air Rifle
Sports  /  Published 28.01.22

Story of sacrifice in young gun’s ascent

Bengal’s 18-year-old 10 metre air rifle shooter Srinjoy Datta has broken into the India squad for the ISSF World Cup to be held in Cairo from February 26 to March 8. He came third behind Divyans...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 31.07.21

Women shooters fail to qualify

  Indian shooters Anjum Moudgil and Tejaswini Sawant failed to make the finals of the women's 50m rifle 3 positions event, settling for the 15th and 33rd position respectively, at the Olympi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.06.21

Sonu Sood, others help rifle shooter

Dhanbad based award winning woman rifle shooter Konika Layak has procured a German made 10 meter rifle with financial support of the local community and actor Sonu Sood. Konika, 26, daughter of a sma...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Sports  /  Published 17.08.20

Dhoni: always bang on target

Enquiring about importing a rifle, he once sent a mail at around 2am, got it delivered at his Ranchi home, went to the range and did what he does in anything he tries his hand at. Mahendra Singh Dhon...
By Abhishek Hore in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 08.06.20

Ankur’s chair of joy to aim for his dreams

The lockdown has been depressing for most, but for 10 metre air rifle para-shooter Ankur Das, there has been something to cheer.On May 17, a day before he turned 16, Ankur got his customised wheelchai...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.20

Rifle contest with eye on bullseye

New Town Business Club hosted an inter-club air rifle shooting tournament this season and beat the odds to win it too.The contest was the first of its kind at the venue and saw four other clubs taking...
By A staff reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.19

New Town girl with eye on bullseye

Namrata de was 12 when she first picked up a gun. “I don’t like outdoor games. I like being calm and composed. Shooting is about calmness,” the 14-year-old from New Town said. That made her pick...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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