FIVE-TIME World Champion MC Mary Kom and former Asian Championship silver medalist Sonia Lather kept India’s flag flying high in the Asian Boxing Championships in Vietnam, cruising into the finals on Tuesday.
INDIA ENDED the Commonwealth Shooting Championships with a rich haul of 20-medals as Satyendra Singh and Sanjeev Rajput won Gold and Silver respectively in the Men’s 50M Rifle 3 Positions event on the concluding day of competitions in Brisbane, Australia.
FIVE-TIME World Champion Mangte Mary Kom and Shiksha scored clean victories to ease into the quarterfinals of the Asian Women’s Boxing Championships in Vietnam on Thursday.
ACE INDIAN SHOOTERS Gagan Narang made a stunning comeback to secure the silver medal in the 50m rifle prone in the Commonwealth Shooting Championship in Gold Coast, Australia on Thursday morning.
SPORTS FOR ALL (SFA), India's Premier Institutional Sporting System for the grassroots level of sports, has established a fund totalling Rs. 10 lakh to reward the sporting feats of the 10 best performing schools in its 3rd edition of the multi-disciplinary Mumbai Sporting Championship which will be held in Dec 2017.
HEENA SIDHU won her second international Shooting Gold in two weeks, when she won the 10M Air Pistol Women’s event at the ongoing Commonwealth Shooting Championship in Brisbane, Australia.
India finished seventh overall, with one Gold, one Silver and one Bronze medal won through Jitu Rai/Heena Sidhu (Gold-Mixed Team 10M Air Pistol), Sangram Dahiya (Silver- Men’s Double Trap) and Amanpreet Singh (Bronze-Men’s 50M Pistol).
INDIA’s Sangram Dahiya won Silver in Double Trap and Amanpreet Singh won Bronze in the Men’s 50M Pistol to make it India’s best ever medal haul at the annual season ending Shooting sport showpiece. Apurvi Chandela and Md. Asab had earlier got India a medal each in the 2015 edition.
RAILWAY SPORTS Promotion Board’s top stars, Manoj Kumar and Mandeep Jangra, had an easy day in the ring as they comfortably won their respective matches in the day two of the Second Elite Men’s National Boxing Championship here on Thursday.
HOSTS INDIA were given a golden start to their campaign at the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun, New Delhi 2017
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