Shardul Vihan travelled 240 km every day to train for shooting

Double trap silver medallist Shardul Vihan travelled 240 km every day, from Meerut to Delhi and back to train for shooting. 15-year old Shardul Vihan won a silver medal in the Double Trap event in shooting on Day 5 of…

India’s results at Asian Games 2018: Day 2

TheSportsRush brings you all of India’s results at Asian Games 2018 on Day 2 of the continental tournament. India made an unimpressive start to the Day 2 of Asian Games 2018. In the Artistic Gymnastics event, India men’s team finished…

New Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has asked SAI officials to change their mentality

The Indian sporting fraternity rejoiced as Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, the Olympic silver medallist was appointed as the Sports Minister a few days back. For long now the general public view had been that sportspersons need to assume the roles of…

Indian Junior Shooters come back home with 11 medals

India’s shooting future seems to be in safe hands, as the junior shooting team returned home with 11 medals from the 27th meeting of ‘Shooting Hopes’, a world renowned international competition in the junior circuit. The event was held in…

Abhinav Bindra expresses disappointment over Indian Shooters being detained at the Airport

Every now and then we come across incidents where sportspersons from our country aren’t treated with the respect that they deserve. Incidents of ignorance, of misbehaviour and mistreatment surface every now and then, something that aches the sport fan through…

Heena Sidhu withdraws from Asian Championship, says she won’t wear a Hijab

Former World Number 1 Shooting champion Heena Sidhu decided to pull out of the Asian Airgun Shooting Championship. The championship will be hosted in Tehran, Iran in the coming December. The official dress code in Iran is hijab and all…

India Dominates at ISSF Junior World Cup

Indian junior shooters dominance on the world forums continue with them putting up an impressive show at ISSF Junior World Cup at Gabala in Azerbaijan. At the third day of the event Rushiraj Barot clinched the gold medal in the…

Abhinav Bindra to chair NRAI review Committee

The mission to decode India’s poor performance at Rio 2016 continues. After the Government set up a task force to look into various matters, related to Olympic sports, it is the turn of the National rifle association of India (NRAI).…

Indian Shooting at Olympics: All you need to know

In 2008, India won her first individual gold in the Olympics. The sport that earned the honour was shooting. Four years previously, India had also won her first individual silver, also in shooting. This was followed by another silver and…

India at the Olympics- A comprehensive Guide to India’s medal winners at the Olympics

Early History(India at the Olympics) India first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900, with a lone athlete, Norman Pritchard, winning two silver medals in athletics. Pritchard was born in Kolkata (then Calcutta), to British parents. He was the first Indian-born athlete to participate…