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Abhinav Bindra


Empower youth and face ground realities amid pandemic: Abhinav Bindra

September 18, 2020 5:33 pm

Abhinav Bindra is lending his voice and a helping hand through the 'India Run As One' initiative, which seeks to raise funds for the millions of Indians whose lives have been ravaged by the pandemic.

Olympic gold my life's biggest thrill but it lasted two seconds: Abhinav Bindra

August 31, 2020 6:02 pm

Abhinav Bindra remains India's only individual gold medallist at the Olympics and he came tantalisingly close to adding another podium finish at the 2016 Rio Games, only to miss out by a point.

Don't want to degrade my colleagues but even in Parliament there is no knowledge (of sports): Rijiju

July 11, 2020 4:05 pm

Rijijiu was amazed that his colleagues felt that people like Jyoti Kumari, Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda and Rameshwar Gurjar -- who became social media sensation -- were Olympic prospects.

In vogue: Distance learning arises as a short-term solution amidst pandemic

June 16, 2020 3:26 pm

Although remote coaching might be the mantra right now, athletes realise that it cannot be a long-term solution. The travel restrictions will compound their problems too.

Post-Covid-19 world could be blessing in disguise for Indian sports: Abhinav Bindra

April 21, 2020 2:40 pm

Speaking about how he sees Indian sport after the pandemic subsides, Bindra said, "The post-COVID world could be a blessing in disguise for India. There may not be so much foreign exposure and this may allow India to build proper sporting infrastructure.

Abhinav Bindra's right turn on road to redemption — 2006 World Championship

April 01, 2020 6:05 pm

As the world is at standstill, The Indian Express looks back at sporting memories — starting with how a World Championship gold in 2006 put Abhinav Bindra on track for Olympic glory two years later.

Rs 70 lakh claim case: Abhinav Bindra says had sold off car involved in road accident

December 05, 2019 4:47 pm

The incident happened last year on March 10 when Mangat Singh, of Khizargarh village, and his son, Gursewak Singh, were returning from Banur to their village on a motorcycle. Both died in the accident.

Not his business to interfere in boxing: Mary Kom slams Abhinav Bindra

October 21, 2019 8:55 am

Two days after Beijing Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra backed Nikhat Zareen for a trial bout against Mary Kom for next year's Tokyo qualifiers, the six-time world champion slammed the shooter stating that it is not his "business to interfere."

Celebrate the spirited show of Sumit Nagal but don't lose perspective, says Abhinav Bindra

August 27, 2019 4:09 pm

Abhinav Bindra said that the perspective must not be lost as there is a lot of work to be done before producing a champion from the country.

Of Abhinav Bindra's 100 pushups and his favourite moment

August 11, 2019 6:27 pm

India's first and only individual Olympic gold medallist till date, Bindra spoke following the completion of the 17th HCL International Bridge Championship on Saturday.


Sports stars, other than MS Dhoni, who have held positions in Indian armed forces

April 03, 2018 3:15 pm

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel of Indian Army accepted the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award in his army uniform.