The National Rifles Association of India has postponed the compulsory training camp for its Olympic core group planned here from Saturday after taking into the account the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Thursday, a shooting coach at the camp’s venue – Dr. Karni Singh Range – tested positive for COVID-19, but this will not force a closure of the facility. Delhi has so far registered more than 100,000 cases of COVID-19.

“The camp stands postponed at the moment. We are trying to work out a few things and by next week we hope to have a clearer picture,” National Rifles Association of India (NRAI) secretary Rajiv Bhatia told PTI.

A handful of shooters, part of the core group, have been training at the facility since it was reopened for use on 8 July and they are likely to continue with their daily practice by adhering to the health and safety protocols. But the latest development has come as a…

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