Abhinav Bindra

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Former India shooter Pournima Zanane passes away at 42

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.

Rahul Dravid advises athletes to use this lockdown break wisely

18 May 2020

Rahul Dravid advises athletes to use this lockdown break wisely

Batting legend Rahul Dravid believes the nationwide lockdown has given a breathing space to athletes.

Here's what Abhinav Bindra said about boycotting Commonwealth Games

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.

Kashmir: Dhoni to be on patrol duties from July 31

25 Jul 2019

Kashmir: Dhoni to be on patrol duties from July 31

Former Team India skipper and (Honorary) Lieutenant colonel in the Territorial Army unit of the Parachute Regiment, MS Dhoni is set to serve in the Kashmir Valley as part of Victor Force, starting from July 31.

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

14 Nov 2018

'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.

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

20 Aug 2018

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.

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

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.

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

04 Aug 2018

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

Sania Mirza is a familiar name across Indian households for her tennis performances, and now we're going to get a film on her life.

Biopics should be made on real heroes, not reel-heroes: Akshay

29 Jul 2018

Biopics should be made on real heroes, not reel-heroes: Akshay

Bollywood is witnessing a rising trend of adapting real-life stories for biopics but Akshay Kumar says he would never make a movie on himself.

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

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

24 Feb 2018

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.

Spin ace Kuldeep Yadav's Instagram account hacked

21 Feb 2018

Spin ace Kuldeep Yadav's Instagram account hacked

One of the superstars for India in the ODI series against Proteas, Kuldeep Yadav has seen his stock rise with his record-breaking performances in South Africa.

TOPS program targeted at Olympics flawed, says high-profile committee

27 Dec 2017

TOPS program targeted at Olympics flawed, says high-profile committee

Unhappy with the implementation of TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) program, the high-profile committee had written to the Sports Ministry asking for a status report.

Birmingham to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

21 Dec 2017

Birmingham to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

The English city of Birmingham will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

India not ready to host Olympics yet says Abhinav Bindra

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.

Why do we have a National Sports Day?

29 Aug 2017

Why do we have a National Sports Day?

National Sports Day is celebrated in honour of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birthday on 29th August every year.

India's Olympic Task Force makes strong recommendations

19 Aug 2017

India's Olympic Task Force makes strong recommendations

The Olympic Task Force, a body formed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016, submitted its final report which includes some strong recommendations to uplift India's performance in the upcoming Olympic events.

Abhinav Bindra opens up about his neurological medical condition

18 Mar 2017

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.

Bindra, Gopichand named in India's Olympic task force

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.

Girls make India proud at 2016 Rio Olympics

31 Dec 2016

Girls make India proud at 2016 Rio Olympics

India sent its largest ever contingent of 117 athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics held in August 2016.

Government announces Rs.90 lakh cash prize for Paralympic medalists

30 Sep 2016

Government announces Rs.90 lakh cash prize for Paralympic medalists

Indian Government has announced a total cash prize of Rs.90 lakh for the four medal winners of the 2016 Paralympics.

Paralympic Medalists will be awarded Khel Ratna: Indian Sports Minister

19 Sep 2016

Paralympic Medalists will be awarded Khel Ratna: Indian Sports Minister

Treating Paralympians as equals with Olympians, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel stated that next year onwards, paralympic medalists will be bestowed with the Khel Ratna.

Sports Minister non-committal on awarding Khel Ratna to Paralympic medalists

15 Sep 2016

Sports Minister non-committal on awarding Khel Ratna to Paralympic medalists

On Wednesday, Sports Minister Vijay Goel refused to commit if Rio Paralympics medalists would be conferred with the highest sporting honour in the country, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Sports achievements in the past decade

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.

Abhinav Bindra misses bronze; Gagan Narang out

09 Aug 2016

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.

Bindra placed 4th, misses on medal

08 Aug 2016

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.