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2 hrs ago | The Advocate

England on way to the top

THE last swimming event of the Commonwealth Games could sum up what is going to happen for the next five days in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cate Campbell, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Daniel Tranter, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Emily Seebohm, Swimming, Michael Diamond

6 hrs ago | The Age

Australian shooters on target after being read riot act

Australia's elite sports shooters were sat down last month and given an ultimatum: win a bag of medals at the Commonwealth Games or prepare to watch your funding go out the window.

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

10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Dan Rivers and David Luckman celebrate gold medals as England's shooting success continues

'Liverpool are one of the greatest clubs in the world... I'm excited to be part of their great history': A 10m Origi signs up at Anfield Broad takes three wickets as Ali and Anderson chip in with two to help England finish on top against India Barkley banks A 65,000-a-week deal to stay at Everton for next four years and snub interest from Man City ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Gagan Narang, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Sanjeev Rajput, Summer Olympic

15 hrs ago | Evening News

Norfolk-born shooter Aaron Heading claims Commonwealth Games silver medal

Norfolk-born marksman Aaron Heading during qualification for the Trap Men at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie, during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam Vella, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times of India

Sushil-led wrestlers dominate in India's best show

GLASGOW: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kumar, Summer Olympic, Sushil Kumar, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Weightlifting, Summer Olympics, Sanjeev Rajput, Gagan Narang

Scotsman.com

Commonwealth Games: Singapore take shooting gold

Scotland's best chance of winning a shooting gold at the Commonwealth Games came down to the very last shot of the very last event of the tournament at Barry Buddon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Hammond, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

The Madison Press

Bead Deamons shooting for success3:53 pm

Members of Madison County Fish & Game Association's Bead Deamons Youth Trapshooting Team are front row from left: Cole Henry, Mason Howard, Xavier Nelson and Addison Curry; second row: Bradley Wilson, Gunner Hall, Josh Yokum and Kent Writesel; third row: Walker Preston and Alex Beard.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Bradley Wilson, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

The Age

Five magic moments in Aussie shooting

An impressive performance to top the Games medal tally in shooting with six gold and two bronze wasn't the first time Australia has fired at a major event in the sport.

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

Outlook

Harpreet Bags Silver in Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol

Shooter Harpreet Singh survived two rounds of nerve-wrecking shoot-off and brushed aside a penalty point docked on him to claim silver in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol event of the Commonswealth Games here today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Vijay Kumar, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, David J Chapman

The Telegraph

Shooting star lights up sky

The Imam of the Nakhoda Mosque, Mohammed Shafique Qasmi, announced the sighting of the moon on Monday and said Id-ul-Fitr would be celebrated on Tuesday The town, around 12km west of Jamui, is basking in the glory of the silver medal in double trap the 22-year-old markswoman bagged on Sunday.

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Sunday Herald

Relieved McIntosh takes bronze

A PROUD shooting tradition was upheld yesterday at Barry Buddon when Jennifer McIntosh took bronze in the 50-metres smallbore prone.

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Related Topix: Jennifer Mcintosh, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Jonathan Hammond

Hindustan Times

Beating all odds Gurpal shoots silver

Punjab's Gurpal Singh had all the odds ranged against him. He belonged to a farmer family with little land holding.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Outlook

Jitu Rai Shoots 50m Pistol Gold, Gurpal Singh Bags Silver

Indian shooters continued their dominance at the Barry Buddon Shooting Range with 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh bagging a gold and silver respectively in the men's 50m pistol event here today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Daniel Repacholi

Canada.com

India wins 4th shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games, leads all countries in the event

India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol event Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gagan Narang, Warren Potent, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Daniel Repacholi, Olympic Athletics

The Age

Warren Potent and Laetisha Scanlan win gold on the shooting range

Not long after winning a long-awaited first Commonwealth Games gold medal, a jubilant Warren Potent was on the phone to his wife Lee back in Sydney.

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Newsday

Scot McIntosh seals shooting bronze

Dates: 23 July - 3 August Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, BBC Radio 5 live, Red Button, Connected TVs, online, tablets and mobiles Scotland's Jen McIntosh has claimed a bronze medal in the 50m rifle prone at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre.

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The Indian Express

Beware of CWG shooting trap

For all their success internationally, the consistently encouraging buzz that follows them on the circuit, and the gold glut at the Commonwealth Games this last week, the cold fact - as cold as the chill that swamped Glasgow's Barry Buddon ranges in a thunderstorm this weekend - is that, no Indian woman shooter has ever won an Olympic medal.

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Related Topix: Charlotte Kerwood, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Rahi Sarnobat

Sydney Morning Herald

Aussie Scanlan wins trap shooting gold

Scanlan, 24, came from behind in the gold medal match and hit 13 of 15 targets to beat Cypriot Georgia Konstantinidou, who hit 12, at the Games' shooting venue at Carnoustie on Monday.

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Rediff.com

CWG Photos: Heroes welcome for goldfinger Bindra

The cynosure of the day certainly was the 31-year-old Bindra, who finally won an individual gold at the quadrennial extravaganza which had eluded him on four previous attempts.

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Eastern Daily Press

Norfolk shooter Mick Gault equals Commonwealth Games medal record

England's Michael Gault with his Bronze Medal following the final of the 10m Air Pistol Men at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie, during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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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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