NRAI chief says 'blame me' after Indian shooters' dismal show IMAGE: India's Jitu Rai during the Men's 50m Pistol qualifying round during the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI . National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) President Raninder Singh took upon himself the blame for the shooters' dismal outing at the Rio Olympics, saying it was a mistake on his part to allow the athletes to train with personal coaches. Raninder admitted in making a ‘tactical blunder’, which ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Champion shooter Abhinav Bindra will be India’s flag-bearer at the Rio Olympics' opening ceremony on August 5. The 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medallist will be making his fifth Olympic appearance this year. Alongside star boxer Vijender Singh, tennis legend Leander Paes and decorated grappler Sushil Kumar, Bindra's name was under consideration prior to the 2012 London Games too but the Indian Olympic Association gave the honour to the double Olympic medallist wrestler. The 33-year-old is ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
In a book titled 'My Olympic Journey', Karmakar recalls how he felt after reaching the final of the Men's 50m Rifle Prone before finishing a painful fourth. "In London, my friend Vijay Kumar was on the podium. He had shot a sensational final ...Jagran Post, 2 months ago
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