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10 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Controversymarred Arjuna awards bestowed by President

The most prestigious trophy for sporting excellence - Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - remained in the closet.

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23 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

'I can protect my family if I need to'

But just the shape of it was enough to set my muscles trembling the grip that must feel familiar in the hands of a hundred gangsters; the barrel which could be somebody's last living sight; the trigger that could send consequences ricocheting through a community.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Mail

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Mid-Day Mumbai

16-year-old shooting sensation Malaika going for Asiad gold

New Delhi : Sixteen-year-old shooting sensation Malaika Goel says the unexpected silver at the Commonwealth Games last month has given her the much-needed confidence to aim for a gold at the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, Korea.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Heena Sidhu

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Korea Herald

Gun-toting mission

South Korean shooter Kim Jang-mi was one of the country's surprising gold medalists at the 2012 London Olympics, where she won the women's 25-meter pistol event.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Chen Ying, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Ying Chen

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Bartow student named top shooter in the nation

Fifteen-year old Sam Payne is the most recent standout in a long line of Bartow County 4-Hers who have garnered attention for their achievements.

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Southland Times

Games focus shooter's future aims

Queenstown sharp shooter Jenna MacKenzie has the Rio Olympics in her sights after a "mind blowing" experience at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Rob Waddell, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Stawell Times-News

Shooting clubs in region can share in fund

SHOOTING clubs could soon access a share of funds to expand or upgrade their facilities, purchase equipment or host events and tournaments.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam Vella, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Russell Mark, Summer Olympics

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Straits Times

Youth Olympics: Singapore's Teh Xiu Yi wins silver in mixed team shooting event

Singapore shooter Teh Xiu Yi has won the Republic's second medal at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games , teaming up with Egypt's Ahmed Mohamed to take silver in the mixed team 10m air pistol event on Thursday.

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Cooma-Monaro Express

Gun Club embrace clear skies

Last month Cooma Gun Club hosted their monthly shoot in snow, wind and rainy conditions, described by shooters as the worst possible shooting weather as fingers froze, feeling the trigger became a fine art.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Star Online

Wen Yan to see dentist ahead of Asiad

Choo Wen Yan is hoping to steal the show from his more illustrious rivals in the 10m air pistol and 50m free pistol events in Incheon.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Hasli Izwan Amir Hasan, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Washington Times

Teen trap shooter keeps focus on Olympic dream

Alexander Sacopulos just started trap shooting in snowy February, but in August, the 13-year-old can proudly call himself a winner of a national trap shooting competition.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Straits Times

Youth Olympic Games: Martina bags silver and wins S'pore's first YOG medal in Nanjing

The 14-year-old Singapore Sports School student took the silver in the girls' 10m air rifle event at the Fangshan Shooting Hall on Tuesday morning.

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The Telegraph

When it rains, excuses pour

Just why the government couldn't felicitate Bihar's Commonwealth silver medallist Shreyasi Singh is now being explained by the rain god's decision to open up the skies.

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The Star Online

Eddy's hitting the right targets in young shooting career

National shooter Eddy Chew celebrates with the Malaysian team after bagging the 50m free pistol gold medal at the Myanmar SEA Games last year.

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People's Daily Online

Ukraine's Korostylov surpasses shooting Finals World Record at Nanjing Youth Olympics

Pavlo Korostylov of Ukraine surpassed the men's 10m air pistol finals world record at the 2nd Youth Olympic Games here Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Xuan Vinh Hoang, Summer Olympic

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Star Online

Rifleman Mohd Ezuan survives cull for Asiad

KUALA LUMPUR: National rifle shooter Mohd Ezuan Nasir Khan was jumping for joy but it was heartbreak for some when the shooting team for the Asian Games was announced on Sunday.

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Rediff.com

10 years on... Ace marksman Rathore on Olympics glory and life after

'At a certain point in life your individual success doesn't give you the required satisfaction.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Straits Times

Youth Olympics: Teh Xiu Yi 7th in 10m air pistol final; swimmer Samantha Yeo in semis

Singapore's shooter Teh Xiu Yi finished seventh at the Youth Olympic Games women's 10m air pistol final on Sunday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hernando Today

Between the Lines

Not only is there a variety of events being held in September and October, they're geographically spread out around the state.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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