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Anil Kapoor to play reel daddy to real son Harshvardhan in Abhinav Bindra biopic

Anil Kapoor to play reel daddy to real son Harshvardhan in Abhinav Bindra biopic

Veteran actor Anil Kapoor is all set to play reel daddy to his real son Harshvardhan in Abhinav Bindra biopic. And it was confirmed by his son in a sweet way.

Sep 20, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra may appear in his own biopic

Abhinav Bindra may appear in his own biopic

Director Kannan Iyer, who is helming Abhinav Bindra biopic, hints that the Olympic gold medallist might appear in the upcoming film on his life.

Sep 18, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Biopic on Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra confirmed

Biopic on Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra confirmed

While Harshvardhan Kapoor will be playing Abhinav’s role, his father Anil Kpoor will essay the character of AS Bindra, the shooter’s father.

Sep 16, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Harshvardhan Kapoor roped in for Olympic medallist Abhinav Bindra's biopic

Harshvardhan Kapoor roped in for Olympic medallist Abhinav Bindra's biopic

Abhinav made India proud in 2008 by winning gold in the 10 m Air Rifle event at the Beijing Olympic Games. With the marvellous achievement, he also became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games.

Sep 06, 2017, 10:47 AM IST
Sports Ministry to form 13-member committee to help India succeed at global events

Sports Ministry to form 13-member committee to help India succeed at global events

It has been learnt that the ECS will be formed in a week's time. The Sports Secretary will send names for approval to Sports Minister Vijay Goel.

Sep 01, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Sydney Games gave me belief to win an Olympic gold: Abhinav Bindra

Sydney Games gave me belief to win an Olympic gold: Abhinav Bindra

Bindra was only 17 while competing in Sydney. Eight years later, at the Beijing Olympics, the air rifle shooter became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal.

Aug 21, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
Independence Day special: India’s best sporting moments in last 70 years

Independence Day special: India’s best sporting moments in last 70 years

While India have a long way to go before they can be classified as a sporting giant, there have been some beautiful moments to be proud of. Here is our pick of some of the finest.

Aug 15, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
Olympic Task Force recommends steps to improve sports in India

Olympic Task Force recommends steps to improve sports in India

The task force urged sports authorities to visit the countryside and make all out attempts to spot talent in various primary schools and nurture them.

Aug 12, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra remembers his journey on ninth anniversary of his Olympic gold

Abhinav Bindra remembers his journey on ninth anniversary of his Olympic gold

In the 2008 Olympics, India won three medals and stood 50th in the rankings of countries. Since then, there has been no improvement in those rankings as India stood 55th in 2012 and 67th in 2016.

Aug 11, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra writes to Sports Minister, gives suggestion to create helpline for all athletes

Abhinav Bindra writes to Sports Minister, gives suggestion to create helpline for all athletes

The letter, posted by him on his official Twitter page, came two days after his another Twitter post where he had highlighted the "Unacceptable" treatment by the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), towards para-swimmer Kanchanmala Pande.

Jul 15, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra takes up para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande's case; demands report from Sports Minister Vijay Goel, SAI

Abhinav Bindra takes up para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande's case; demands report from Sports Minister Vijay Goel, SAI

As per reports, Pande was forced to borrow money from fellow swimmers after the money sanctioned for her did not reach her. Pande, who is completely blind, however, made the country proud by winning a silver medal in the S11 category. She thus qualified for the World Championship.

Jul 13, 2017, 23:54 PM IST
Indian para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande forced to beg in Berlin after failing to receive money sanctioned by government: Report

Indian para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande forced to beg in Berlin after failing to receive money sanctioned by government: Report

Kanchamala, who became the only female swimmer from India to qualify for the World Para Swimming Championships this year, had a horrific time in Berlin after running out of money.

Jul 12, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
PV Sindhu bags 'Sportsperson of the Year' award

PV Sindhu bags 'Sportsperson of the Year' award

Sindhu’s coach P Gopichand received the Coach of the Year award while Milkha Singh was given the Living Legend of the Year award.

Jul 07, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Anil Kumble steps down: Abhinav Bindra's cryptic tweet has a brilliant message for Virat Kohli & Co

Anil Kumble steps down: Abhinav Bindra's cryptic tweet has a brilliant message for Virat Kohli & Co

In a shocking move, veteran Indian cricketer Anil Kumble on Tuesday announced his decision to step down as the head coach of the team.

Jun 21, 2017, 09:23 AM IST
Indian shooters detained at Delhi's IGI airport for over 12 hours; Abhinav Bindra slams officials, national federation

Indian shooters detained at Delhi's IGI airport for over 12 hours; Abhinav Bindra slams officials, national federation

As a result of the delay, several shooters missed their connecting flights to different cities.

May 10, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
Abhinav Bindra lashes out at NRAI after shooters stranded at airport

Abhinav Bindra lashes out at NRAI after shooters stranded at airport

Bindra said that the official team manager left the athletes "to fend for themselves".

May 09, 2017, 21:03 PM IST
Shooting legend Rajmond Debevec hits out at ISSF, Abinav Bindra

Shooting legend Rajmond Debevec hits out at ISSF, Abinav Bindra

According to the International Olympic Association's Agenda 2020, all international sports federations are to make changes to their sport to promote gender equality by the Tokyo Games.

Feb 28, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Gagan Narang not in favor of mixed-gender events in shooting at Olympics

Gagan Narang not in favor of mixed-gender events in shooting at Olympics

Abhinav Bindra recommended mixed-gender team events for the Olympic Games

Feb 08, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra, Pullela Gopichand in Government's 8-member Olympics task force

Abhinav Bindra, Pullela Gopichand in Government's 8-member Olympics task force

Bindra, Gopichand and former Indian hockey captain Viren Rasquinha were the only three former sportspersons named in the task force.

Jan 30, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Sports museum in Kolkata to have Sachin Tendulkar, PV Sindhu's memorabilia

Sports museum in Kolkata to have Sachin Tendulkar, PV Sindhu's memorabilia

Besides his prized gloves, the Indian cricket maestro has also donated his bat, sweater, jerseys among other things for the museum which will be formally opened on January 29.

Jan 25, 2017, 21:33 PM IST