Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
ISSF World Championships in Gabala will be a chance for shooters Heena Sidhu, Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Vijay Kumar, Ayonika Paul, Chain Singh, Ankur Mittal and Mohd Asab to add to country's five Rio Olympic quotas.
Press Trust of India | Sunday September 21, 2014
Earlier in the day, in the individual men's trap shooting event, Mansher Singh, Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai flopped with all of them finishing outside the top ten.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 10, 2014
While world champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu missed out on a final berth, Rahi Sarnabot and Anisa Sayyed disappointed in women's 25-m pistol event.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 15, 2014
Trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu, the World Cup gold winner, said an early quota place and a good outing at Asiad will "boost his confidence" ahead of the "real test" in Rio two years from now.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Manavjit Singh Sandhu defeated Australia's Michael Diamond in shoot-off to win Men's Trap Bronze.
SomakAdhikari | Wednesday July 30, 2014
Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show with Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat bagging three gold medals in their respective categories. In shooting, Harpreet Singh, Manavjit Singh Sandhu bagged silver while Sanjeev Rajput and Gagan Narang won bronze medals. Catch all the highlights here.
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 1, 2014
Indian trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu was earlier ranked 16th in the world in the men's trap category. The 37-year-old has 1228 rating points and is behind leader Russian Alexey Alipov (1437) and Italian Giovanni Pellielo (1298).
Thursday April 17, 2014
Manavjit produced some excellent shooting to clinch the men's trap gold medal ahead of a two-time Olympic champion and another equally proven marksman Michael Diamond at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Tucson, USA.
Press Trust of India | Saturday April 12, 2014
India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu clinched the men's trap gold ahead of two-time Olympic champion Michael Diamond at the Shotgun World Cup in the US.
NDTVSports | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Ronjan Sodhi and Manavjit Singh Sandhu, are the brains behind the first Indian Shotgun Open. It is a first-of-its-kind shooting league, that lets inexperienced shooters compete with the experienced ones.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 25, 2014
The Indian Shotgun Open, like the Indian Premier League in cricket, seeks to encourage young shooters to compete with the top guns while giving them a chance to win big prizes with the help of a unique Handicap System.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 17, 2013
The tournament, however, started on a sour note for the Indian women trap shooters as none of them cleared the qualifying hurdle. Shreyasi Singh was the best-placed Indian at 25th position after she shot 64 over three rounds.
Agence-France Presse | Sunday December 23, 2012
Olympian Manavjit Singh Sandhu on Saturday clinched the trap gold medal while unheralded Chain Singh of Army bagged the yellow metal in 10-metre air rifle event ahead of Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra, at the 56th National Shooting Championship.
NDTV Correspondent | Monday August 6, 2012
It was a disappointing day for the Indian shooters. While Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput failed to qualify for the 50m Rifle 3 Positions finals, Manavjit Singh Sandhu was out of contention for the Men's Trap finals.
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 5, 2012
Indian shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu today fared dismally and finished 25th out of 34 competitors on day one of the qualification round of the men's trap event at the Olympic Games here and has extremely slim chances of making it to the finals on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Friday July 27, 2012
High on confidence, Indian shooters will begin their Olympic campaign at the Royal Artillery Barracks on Saturday amid expectation that the marksmen would be able to deliver the goods and fetch a few medals.
Press Trust of India | Friday July 20, 2012
Seasoned trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu does not agree with the view that a marksman competes with himself and says for him, keeping track of his rivals is as important as his performance.
NDTVSports | Tuesday July 17, 2012
This would be the third Olympics after qualifying for the Athens and Beijing extravaganza, for India's top trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu. In the 2008 Olympics, Manavjit Singh Sandhu finished a disappointing 12th.
Press Trust of India | Saturday February 5, 2011
The Punjab government today honoured its sportspersons who have won medals at Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and other international events with the aim to motivate them for the 2012 London Olympics.
Sports News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 19, 2010
Gold continued to elude Indian shooters as the trio of Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Mansher Singh and Zoravar Singh Sandhu settled for the bronze medal in the men's team trap event of the Asian Games on Friday.
Commonwealth Games | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 10, 2010
India produced yet another eye-catching all-round display to scoop up a sackful of medals and surge past England to the second spot in the medals rostrum at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.
Commonwealth Games | Press Trust of India | Friday October 8, 2010
Indian shooters had a field day at Karni Singh Range on Friday with the duo of Gagan Narang and Imran Hasan Khan winning gold medal in pairs 50-metre rifle 3 positions before Vijay Kumar swelled the hosts' tally by bagging the yellow metal in singles 25-metre rapid fire pistol in the Commonwealth Games on Friday.
Sports News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 16, 2010
Bowing to pressure, the organisers of the ISSF World Cup in Dorset (UK) on Sunday apologised to the Indian shooters who were harassed by their transport staff.
Sports News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 16, 2010
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manavjit Singh Sandhu on Sunday feared that the harassment of the Indian shooters in the ISSF World Cup in Dorset (UK) will affect their performance in the prestigious event.