newsshooting9 days ago

Told everyone we’ll come back with four medals from youth Olympics, says NRAI president

A jubilant NRAI president, Raninder Singh, lavished praise on the young shooters who returned with four medals from the ongoing Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary, Shahu Mane, and Mehuli Gosh bagged medals for the Indian shooting contingent at the Games.
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newsshooting6 months ago

Exclusion of shooting from CWG 2022 is a huge setback for India, says Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra has opined that dropping shooting from 2022 Commonwealth Games will be a huge setback for India, especially for the country's young shooters. Birmingham, which is set to host CWG 2022, has earlier expressed its inability to host shooting events due to logistics problem.
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newsshooting7 months ago

Abhinav Bindra believes India's performance at Mexico is start of new era in Indian shooting

Abhinav Bindra was all praise for the Indian shooting team that is currently participating in the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico for their impressive display. The Indian team has already racked up a total of 9 medals in the ongoing tournament to lead the medal tally so far.
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newsshootinga year ago

Against hosting Olympics in India right now, says Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra has rejected the idea of India hosting the Olympics stating that unless the country can realistically win 40 gold medals, a bid should not be made. He has also quashed the notion that the lack of money was the biggest problem in India, explaining that it's the lack of quality coaches.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Bindra-led review committee questions NRAI role in Rio flop show

Abhinav Bindra-led National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) review committee has come down heavily on the running of the sport in a damning 36-page report on the Rio Olympics flop show that was equally scathing on the shooters, coaches and the national federation.
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newsshooting2 years ago

A legend rides into the sunset – Olympian Abhinav Bindra retires

India's only individual Olympic Gold medalist Abhinav Bindra yesterday announced his retirement ending a glorious era in Indian shooting. Despite losing out on a medal by a whisker at Rio, Bindra said it gave him “a great closure”, and decided to “hand over the baton to the younger generation”.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Abhinav Bindra to head NRAI review committee on Rio Olympics shooting performance

India’s first and only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra has been named the chairman of a five-member review committee to probe Indian shooters' performance at Rio. Other committee members include former tennis player Manisha Malhotra, NRAI Secretary Rajiv Bhatia and two journalists.
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newsshooting2 years ago

If anyone is to take the blame, it's me, says NRAI chief after flop show at Rio

National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) President Raninder Singh on Saturday took the responsibility for the shooters’ poor performance in the Rio Olympics. The 49-year-old also added that it was a “tactical blunder” to allow the athletes to train with their personal coaches for the Olympics.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Abhinav Bindra's search for excellence & his demons, as told by his father

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newsshooting2 years ago

Rio 2016 | Equipment failure may have played a part in Abhinav Bindra’s final heartbreak

After missing out on a medal in the men’s 10m air rifle yesterday, 2008 Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra revealed that he had overcome an equipment failure to reach the final. The sight of his gun broke before the qualification round and he was forced to use an alternate one.
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