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'Timely decision was taken': Abhinav Bindra on Tokyo Olympics postponement

Abhinav Bindra, in an exclusive interview with WION’s Sports Editor Digvijay Singh Deo, opened up on the postponed Games, how Japan is going to overcome the setback and the cost of pushing the quadrennial event back by a year.

Apr 06, 2020, 14:53 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra gave confidence to many shooters like me: Abhishek Verma

"Abhinav Bindra's gold medal in shooting completely transformed the shooting landscape in our country. It gave that confidence to many aspiring shooters like me that I too can perform well in the sport and get a medal for my country"

Feb 06, 2020, 17:29 PM IST

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh nominates athletes for sports institute

The Punjab Institute of Sports is the principal policy formulating a body of sports in the state.

Aug 17, 2019, 21:25 PM IST

She was people's leader: Condolences from sports fraternity continue to pour in for Sushma Swaraj

Leaving a strong legacy behind, the BJP stalwart breathed her last at the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital on Tuesday.

Aug 07, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Abhinav Bindra an excellent mentor for next-gen athletes: Anil Kapoor

It was reported that Anil and his son Harshvardhan Kapoor will be starring in Bindra's biopic. 

Aug 05, 2019, 15:02 PM IST

Training in India was always Plan B for me: Abhinav Bindra

Shooter Bindra created history when he claimed the gold medal in the 10m air rifle event of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Apr 06, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

Politicos, sportspersons congratulate Apurvi Chandela after gold medal in ISSF World Cup 2019

Chandela made the country proud at the Dr Karni Shooting Range in New Delhi, shattering the world record by shooting a total of  252.9 points. 

Feb 23, 2019, 19:47 PM IST

Keep your skin care routine simple: Harshvardhan Kapoor

Bollywood actor Harshvardhan Kapoor on Tuesday said that he prefers to keep his skincare routine simple but regular.

Sep 19, 2018, 06:27 AM IST

Ahead of Akshay Kumar starrer Gold release, sports legends across the nation share their 'Feeling of Gold'

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar whose patriotic flick Gold is all set to hit the theatres on Independence day has brought together the biggest sports legends in the nation to share their feeling of Gold.

Aug 12, 2018, 19:22 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra biopic aims to inspire youngsters to take up shooting as sport

Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games - he achieved the feat at the quadrennial event held in Beijing in 2008.


Apr 23, 2018, 07:43 AM IST

Dropping shooting from 2022 CWG huge setback for India: Abhinav Bindra

Durban was to originally host the 2022 CWG but it later expressed its inability to host the Games due to financial problems.

Apr 20, 2018, 12:43 PM IST

Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra calls for improvement in India's athlete support system

The Beijing Olympics 10m air rifle gold medallist was speaking at the launch of ELMS (Excellence in Learning and Mastering of Sports and Physical Literacy) Foundation, of which he will be one of the leading lights, along with Pullela Gopichand.

Dec 19, 2017, 22:07 PM IST

Must not host Olympics unless we can win 40 gold medals: Abhinav Bindra

indra also spoke about his battle with epilepsy ahead of the Rio Olympics after he was diagnosed with the serious neurological-medical condition in 2014.

Nov 26, 2017, 21:07 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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