Manu Bharker

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India Should Boycott Common Weath Games 22: Manu Bhaker

Indian athlete Manu Bhaker said, India should boycott Commonwealth Games 2022. On May 24, the ace pistol player expressed disappointment over the exclusion of shooting  and said, "If we want shooting to be included then I think the Indian team should boycott the tournament and this will make a bold statement." Recently, Manu Bhaker won three gold, two silver medals at ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl.

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 04:09 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Boycott, Common Wealth Games, Indian athlete, Manu Bhaker, Shooting

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ISSF World Cup: Indian Men's, Women's Team Clinch Gold

Both men's and women's team from India, on March 21, clinched gold in the 10m air pistol competitions at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup, Delhi. The women's squad involving Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Manu Bhaker and Shri Nivetha outplayed Poland's team with 16 shots. Relatedly, the men's trio comprised of Youth Olympics and Asian Games champion Saurabh Chaudhary, Abhishek Verma and Shahzar Rizvi secured a 17 against… read-more

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 05:29 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: ISSF World Cup, 10m air pistol, India, gold, Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary, Abhishekh Verma, Shahzar Rizvi

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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ISSF World Cup: Shooter Yashaswini, Bhaker Clinch Gold, Silver Medals

Indian shooter Yashaswini Singh Deswal and Manu Bhaker bagged gold and silver medals respectively on March 20 in the women's 10m air pistol category at the ISSF World Cup. Shooting with a scoreline of 238.8, Deswal stood out from the crowd while Bhaker shot 236.7 to comfortably clinch silver. Meanwhile, Shri Nivetha started well-settled fourth with a score of 193.5. Reportedly, India has won three medals in the tournament.

Sat, 20 Mar 2021 - 09:03 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Shooting, 10 m Air pistol, ISSF, India, ISSF World Cup, Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Manu Bhaker

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Koneru Humpy wins  second BBC Indian Sports Woman Of The Year award

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Chess Player Koneru Humpy Wins BBC Indian Sportswoman Of Year Award

Indian chess prodigy in rapid format, Koneru Humpy won the second edition of the BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award on March 8. The nominees included wrestler Vinesh Phogat, sprinter Dutee Chand, shooter Manu Bhaker and Indian hockey team skipper Rani Rampal. Winning the award, Humpy said, "I hope, the game will draw people's attention." Athlete Anju Bobby George and Manu Bhaker won the Lifetime Achievement Award and Emerging Player of… read-more

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 12:20 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Chess, Koneru Humpy, Sportswoman, BBC, Manu Bhaker, Anju Bobby George

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Sportswomen nominated for BBC awards

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BBC Nominates Rani Rampal, Koneru Humpy For 'Sportswoman of Year' Award

BBC has nominated Indian hockey skipper Rani Rampal, chess-ace Koneru Humpy and shooter Manu Bhaker for 'Indian Sportswoman of the Year' award. Besides, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and sprinter Dutee Chand are also in the run. The winner will be decided via public voting open till February 24 and will be announced on International Women's Day on March 8. BBC also announced to host ‘Sports Hackathon’ to add over 300 Wikipedia entries of 50 Indian… read-more

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 12:00 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: BBC, Hockey, Rani Rampal, Koneru Humpy, Manu Bhaker, Vinesh Phogat, Dutee Chand

Courtesy: The Indian Express