ABHINAV BINDRA

  • Heena Sidhu hails Abhinav Bindra's elevation in ISSF November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: India's ace pistol shooter and bronze medal winner at the Incheon Asian Games Heena Sidhu on Tuesday said Abhinav Bindra's recent elevation to the ISSF athlete's committee would be an effective grievance redressal. Hailing the move, Heena said: "It's only because of his achievements that he's the chairman of the...
  • Abhinav Bindra elected chairman of ISSF Athletes Committee October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The country's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra, has been elected chairman of International Shooting Sport Federation's (ISSF) Athletes Committee, becoming the first Indian to receive the honour. The ISSF, which is the world body representing the sport of shooting, confirmed this on Thursday in a letter, a...
  • Will decide on Olympics qualification next year: Abhinav Bindra October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Olympic gold medallist and Asian Games double-bronze medal winning shooter Abhinav Bindra on Monday said that he is not thinking too far ahead and will decide next year about his future course of action for the 2016 Rio Olympics qualifiers. "I will think about it next year. At this...
  • Abhinav Bindra to train junior shooters October 5, 2014

    Bangalore: Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra will be training elite young shooters at a two-day workshop, starting on Monday, hosted by the Sports Authority of India (SAI). This unique workshop is hosted by GoSports Foundation, a non-profit venture primarily focused on the development of India's best and most promising junior Olympic and...
  • Asian Games: Abhinav Bindra signs off with bronze double September 23, 2014

    Indian shooting ace Abhinav Bindra bid adieu to Asian Games by clinching the individual bronze medal in men's 10-m air rifle event. ...
  • Asiad Day 4 Analysis: Historic moment in squash but no gold September 23, 2014

    The fourth day's highlight for India at the XVII Asian Games has got to be the epic battle between world number 16 Saurav Ghosal and Abdullah Al Muzayen from Kuwait, ranked 48, in squash final. The British Junior Open under-19 champion in 2004, Ghosal took the first two sets 12-10...
  • I will re-assess my level before taking a call on World Cup participation: Abhinav Bindra September 23, 2014

    Incheon: After capping off his remarkable career as a full-time marksman by winning two bronze at the Asian Games here on Tuesday, India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra said he will only be a "hobby shooter" from now on. Having broken the Asiad jinx with a bronze in the...
  • Asian Games: Abhinav Bindra ends on a high with a bronze September 23, 2014

    Bindra claimed his first Asian Games individual medal by winning the bronze in the men's 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. ...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 4: Historic silver for Ghosal, Bindra signs off with double bronze September 23, 2014

    It was heartbreak for Saurav Ghosal on day four of the 2014 Asian Games, but he had already done enough to create history - bagging India's first ever Asiad silver medal in squash. And ace Indian shooter Abinav Bindra, making his last appearance at the Asian Games, won two bronze...
  • Asian Games 2014: Abhinav Bindra ends Asian Games career with a bronze September 23, 2014

    Incheon: Abhinav Bindra won his first Asian Games individual medal, a bronze in the 10 metre air rifle event of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range on Tuesday. The 2008 Olympic champion Bindra recorded a final score of 187.1 to take the third position as China finished...
  • Asian Games 2014: Abhinav Bindra guides India to 10m air rifle team bronze September 23, 2014

    Incheon: Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra fired India to the men's team bronze in the 10m air rifle event while booking his berth in the eightman finals with the fifthbest score in the qualifications on Day 4 of the Asian Games on Tuesday. The Indian team was comprised of Bindra,...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 4 September 23, 2014

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India won just two bronze medals on the second day, but were assured of at least a silver by squash star Saurav Ghosal and two more bronze in Wushu. On day four, shooters are expected to once again rule India's medals...
  • Asian Games 2014: Abhinav Bindra, Jitu Rai head India's challenge in shooting September 19, 2014

    Incheon: They were mostly off the mark in the recent World Championships but Indian shooters will nonetheless be expected to deliver a bagful of medals when the event kickstarts at the Asian Games on Saturday. Shooters from 34 countries are in fray at the Ongnyeon International Range till September 30, competing...
  • Nothing surprises me anymore, says disappointed Abhinav Bindra September 18, 2014

    Incheon: India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra has expressed anguish and disappointment over the seeming apathy of the country's sports administrators, saying he has "got used" to such things. He wanted to check into the Asiad Games Village early but could not make it till Wednesday evening, two days...
  • Asian Games 2014: Things to know about India September 18, 2014

    Incheon: The cricketcrazy country of India has been improving in Olympic sports due to more exposure in international competition. Though it still has only one individual Olympic gold medal winner shooter Abhinav Bindra India can boast several leading contenders when it comes to the Asian Games. Here are things...
  • Asian Games 2014: India target 7075 medals September 13, 2014

    Sports officials aren't letting a string of administrative controversies or the withdrawal of some leading athletes dampen their expectations at the Asian Games. "We've selected only those who have a chance to win medals," Jiji Thomson, the Director General of the Sports Authority of India (SAI), said. "It will be realistic...
  • Abhinav Bindra draws blank on tough opening day at World Championships September 8, 2014

    Granada: Ace marksman Abhinav Bindra belied expectations after failing to qualify for the finals of men's 10 air rifle event in the 51st ISSF World Championships, his hopes of earning an Olympic quota in this tournament going up in smoke on Monday. The 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medallist missed the cut...
  • Abhinav Bindra looks for momentum as he seeks Asiad glory September 8, 2014

    His impressive record notwithstanding, the uncertainties of modern sport leave Abhinav Bindra no guarantee of a first Asian Games gold in Incheon this month. What can be assured is that the bespectacled 31yearold will emerge from the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range having treated the twin imposters of triumph and disaster just...
  • Task cut out as Indian shooters begin campaign in worlds September 7, 2014

    Granada: They may have been hitting the bulls eyes often in recent years but Indian shooters will still have their task cut out when they take to the range for the 51st World Championships starting here on Monday, eyeing as many Olympic quotas as possible. A total of 64 quota places...
  • CNNIBN's Digvijay Singh Deo takes the ice bucket challenge August 21, 2014

    The CNNIBN's sports editor went on to nominate ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, boxer Mary Kom and the India men's hockey team to take the ALS challenge. ...
  • CWG 2014: Gold count goes down but Indian shooters continue to shine August 4, 2014

    Glasgow: The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games with the surprising exception of Olympic silvermedallist Vijay Kumar and the seasoned Heena Sidhu. India were hit hard at...
  • Abhinav Bindra returns home after CWG glory July 28, 2014

    Abhinav Bindra made his swansong appearance at the Commonwealth Games a memorable one as the star Indian shooter won the battle of nerves in a gripping competition to bag the 10m Air Rifle gold medal, which has eluded him in the previous four attempts ...
  • President Mukherjee congratulates CWG medal winners July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday congratulated the Indian medal winners at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Mukherjee congratulated ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, 16yearold air pistol shooter Malaika Goel and weightlifter Santoshi Matsa for winning a gold medal in the men's 10 metre air rifle event, silver medal...
  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra clinches gold in 10m air rifle July 25, 2014

    India's shooting ace Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal on the second day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. ...
  • CWG 2014: Bindra bids adieu with gold, Malaika gets silver on Day 2 July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: It was a memorable swansong at the Commonwealth Games for Abhinav Bindra as the ace marksman bagged the 10m Air Rifle gold medal in a gripping finale with young schoolgirl Malaika Goel turning out to be surprise package winning silver in the 10m air pistol event. After a cracking opening...
  • Dravid, Bindra, Gopichand to select Olympics medal hopes July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: With an aim to increase India's medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" and an elite athletes identification committee, which will include sporting greats Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others. The scheme will be promoted...
  • Glasgow Games to be Abhinav Bindra's last CWG appearance July 24, 2014

    Glasgow: India's lone individual gold medallist in Olympics, Abhinav Bindra on said the ongoing Commonwealth Games here will be his last appearance at the multisport extravaganza. "Tom I will compete in my 5th CWG. This will be my last appearance at the games Hope to have some fun. Cont," Bindra tweeted...