Shooting has a storied history in India of individual enterprise and collective agony — the heartbreak of the missed medals and the elusive wait (10 years right now) will continue into Paris. But for a sport that's received much love from loyal Indian obsessives who sit making sense of its utterly cumbersome scoring, the pining after a lowly competition like the Commonwealth Games, gets infinitely boggling. Why would a sport seek out a platform where the field is thin and the inflated medal count neither funnels the competitive zest nor fulfills the parameters of excellence. Birmingham dropped shooting because the logistics of a range are too unwieldy, and Victorian hosts in 2026 have kept shooting out of the programme in the initial list, as the Games look for innovation and youth engagement. (Youth being the fans, not the shooters themselves necessarily). Community engagement is another stated goal of the CWG, and shooting which carries a gun-taboo in these edgy times, is not exactly a community outreach model in sport beyond the air weaponry. Any objective analysis of broadcasters' feedback from the previous Olympics or multi-sport Games will leave the best TV producers boggled about what exactly can be done with… Read full this story
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