Ace shooter Saif Bin Futtais will kick off the UAE medal hunt at the Olympic Games on Sunday, when he competes in the skeet competition at the Asaka Shooting Range.
China’s Yang Qian won the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday after prevailing in a battle of nerves with Russian Anastasiia Galashina in the women’s 10-metre rifle final.
The Emirati, who scored 70 points (24, 23, 23) in the first three rounds on Sunday, secured 47 points (23, 23) in the final two rounds to end the competition with 117 points.
According to Fox News, paramedics and Miami-Dade fire rescue responded to the scene, transporting four of the victims to hospitals, with one in critical condition.
To attract players and strengthen ranks, Sharjah Women’s Sports Club organized a two-day shooting tournament for ages 12–16 in cooperation with Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah.
The Sharjah Women's Sports Club players took part in a friendly competition held at Al Dhaid Club from June 23-25 in which six shooters, including Salha Al Ali, Yasmine Tehlak, Shawk Al Ali, Shamsa Al Dhaheri, Jawaher Al Mazmi, and Afra Omar, participated.
The Women's Open Shooting Championship consisted of air rifle competition for a distance of 10 meters, where the official training was held on the first day. The next day witnessed strong performances from the participants as they competed individually.
The Commonwealth Games Federation on Sunday pledged to hold talks with India after its Olympic body threatened a boycott of the 2022 event in Birmingham over the exclusion of shooting.
Jabr Mohammed Ghanim Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, graced the opening ceremony as the first Al Forsan Ramadan Championship off to flying start.
"Filming this beautiful song in Kashmir has been a surreal experience, especially after so many months in lockdown. The beauty of the place has just enhanced the song. I've had a really good time collaborating with the team from Mumbai and the local crew from Srinagar who were all wonderful to work with," said Shriya.