Abhinav Bindra: News

Shooting World Championship: Decoding the profile of Rudrankksh Patil

18-year-old Rudrannksh Patil on Friday became the first Indian world champion in the 10m air rifle since Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra in 2006.

06 Jul 2022

Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand and Abhinav Bindra-backed start-up launches new smart ring

Pullela Gopichand and Abhinav Bindra-backed wellness wearable start-up Dhyana has unveiled the second iteration of its smart ring.

23 Sep 2021

Neeraj Chopra

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra meets Abhinav Bindra

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday met the country's first-ever individual gold medalist from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Abhinav Bindra, and his family.

19 Aug 2021


Three-year Olympic cycle will be tricky: Abhinav Bindra

India's first individual Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra on Thursday said the road to the 2024 Paris Games will be difficult and "tricky" given the shorter three-year cycle.

07 Feb 2021


Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor-starrer Abhinav Bindra biopic shelved?

Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor-starrer biopic based on the life of ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, which was announced in 2017, has now been shelved, reports say.

22 Jun 2020


Former India shooter Pournima Zanane passes away at 42

Former India shooter Pournima Zanane has passed away at the age of 42.

31 Jul 2019


Here's what Abhinav Bindra said about boycotting Commonwealth Games

Speculations are ripe that India are likely to boycott the 2022 edition of Commonwealth Games.

14 Nov 2018

Deepika Padukone

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

Director Anand Kumar, best known for Sanjay Dutt-Vivek Oberoi starrer 'Zila Ghaziabad', is working on ex-football captain of India, Bhaichung Bhutia's biopic.

20 Aug 2018

Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor

Two-movie-old Harshvardhan won't 'compromise on reality in cinema'

Two-film-old Harshvardhan Kapoor says he believes in ensuring his work mirrors "authenticity" and it's something that he'll never compromise on.

11 Aug 2018


Abhinav Bindra's video is a must watch for every athlete

In a bid to inspire the youth to aim for gold in the upcoming Asian Games and 2020 Olympics, India's only individual Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra has released a video to commemorate the 10th anniversary of his historic gold-winning performance.

24 Mar 2018


Sindhu to be India's flag-bearer in CWG opening ceremony

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu will be the country's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of 21st Commonwealth Games, to be held at Gold Coast.

No shooting at 2022 Commonwealth Games

In a major blow to India's medal hopes, Commonwealth Games Federation has decided not to reinstate the shooting event for the 2022 edition of the tournament.

27 Nov 2017


India not ready to host Olympics yet says Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra, known for his sharp insights on sports development and management, said that India is not yet ready to host the Olympics as we do not have the right set up for it.

18 Mar 2017

Arjuna Award

Abhinav Bindra opens up about his neurological medical condition

Olympic shooter Abhinav Bindra opened up about a serious neurological-medical condition he suffered from in 2014.

31 Jan 2017


Bindra, Gopichand named in India's Olympic task force

Nation's only Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra and former Olympian and badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand have been named in the Sports Ministry's eight member task force to prepare a detailed action plan for the next three Olympic Games.

15 Aug 2016


Sports achievements in the past decade

In the past decade, India's big sporting moments include the 2007 WT20 victory, 2008 Beijing Olympics where Abhinav Bindra clinched the only ever individual Gold for India, in shooting, and the ICC World Cup in 2011.

09 Aug 2016

Rupinder Pal Singh

Abhinav Bindra misses bronze; Gagan Narang out

Playing his last Olympics, Abhinav Bindra was extremely close to winning the first medal for India but missed by 0.1 point.

08 Aug 2016

Padma Bhushan

Bindra placed 4th, misses on medal

Abhinav Bindra lost out on clinching a medal and was placed fourth in the final of 10m air rifle shooting event.