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newssportsa year ago

I decided that Abhinav would be a shooter on the day he was born, says Rupesh Shaw

Abhinav Shaw, who became the youngest gold medallist at the Khelo India Youth Games in 2019, wouldn't have known that his career path was chosen on the day he was born. Shaw's father Rupesh Kumar Shaw named Abhinav after India's first individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra.
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newssportsa year ago

Magnus Carlsen-Viswanathan Anand on Sourav Ganguly’s wishlist to ring Eden bell

Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand would probably ring the customary Eden bell on one of the days during the historic Day-Night Test between India and Bangladesh in Kolkata from November 22-26. According to CAB sources, Anand has already accepted the invitation and BCCI await Carlsen’s response.
SportsCafe Desk
newssportsa year ago

BCCI plans to felicitate Indian Olympians during Day-Night Test

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has plans to felicitate India's legendary Olympians Abhinav Bindra, MC Mary Kom and PV Sindhu on the sidelines of the second Test against Bangladesh. This Test, at the Eden Gardens from November 22-26, will be India’s first-ever Day-Night Test match.
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newssports2 years ago

Abhinav Bindra appointed as member of Athletes’ Commission of IOC

Former Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra has been appointed as a member of the prestigious Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee. He has become only the second Indian sportsperson, after the Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, to be appointed to the IOC’s Athletes’ Commission.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports2 years ago

Today in tweets ft. Abhinav Bindra's message for India and Virat Kohli's praise

Had a rough and tiring day? Cheer up, because Sportscafe brings you your evening cocktail which includes tweets by your favourite sports stars so that you don't have scroll through Twitter. So, sit back, relax and get updated on what your favourite sports celebrities have been upto today.
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newssports3 years ago

There has to be lot more corporate support in sports outside of cricket, says Abhinav Bindra

Stating the obvious financial prosperity observed by cricket in India, Abhinav Bindra believes that the corporate houses should go beyond and support Olympic sports as well. He mentioned his ideas when he was in Delhi to talk about his career and efforts he has invested to reach his ambitions.
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newssports3 years ago

Abhinav Bindra wishes to empower the next generation of talents

Abhinav Bindra has expressed his willingness to work with the new talents who can represent India in the future at the big platforms. He has also opined that the country needs improvement in the professional support system of the athletes in order to introduce a long list of top performers.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports3 years ago

Anil Kumble receives “Coach of the Year” at SWAB annual awards

Former India coach, Anil Kumble, has been presented with the “Coach of the Year” award at the Annual Sports Writers’ Association of Bangalore (SWAB) awards. While Sunil Chhetri bagged the male sportsman of the year, golfer Aditi Ashok won the same award in the female category.
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newssports4 years ago

Bindra, Gopichand, Rasquinha to lead Olympic task force

Abhinav Bindra has been included in the committee given the responsibility of preparing the blueprint for the country's success at the next three Olympics, the sports ministry announced today. Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and Ex-Hockey captain Viren Rasquinha were also named in the task force.
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newssports4 years ago

Abhinav Bindra supports sports ministry’s decision to suspend IOA

Olympic Gold medalist Abhinav Bindra has supported the Sports Ministry's decision to suspend the Indian Olympic Association for their move to confer lifetime presidency to two tainted administrators. He remarked that the Olympic movement in India can no longer hide behind autonomy.
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