Free Press Journal
  • Will not compromise on reality in cinema: Harshvardhan Kapoor

    Two-film old Harshvardhan Kapoor says he believes in ensuring his work mirrors “authenticity” and it is something that he will never compromise on. The actor, who will next be seen playing the role of Abhinav Bindra, says the biopic on the Olympic gold medallist will be an “honest” portrayal of the subject .

  • Abhinav Bindra questions Target Olympic Podium selection process 

    New Delhi : Questioning the frequent addition and dropping of many seasoned athletes from the Sports Ministry’s Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme, Beijing Olympics gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra also called for accountability from the athletes with consistent performances.

  • Abhinav Bindra appointed member of IOC’s Athletes’ Commission

    New Delhi: India’s champion shooter Abhinav Bindra has been appointed member of the prestigious Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the rare honour adding another feather to his illustrious cap.

  • Harshvardhan Kapoor will have to do a lot of prep for the Abhinav Bindra biopic and here are the details!

    Harshvardhan Kapoor is currently busy with the promotions of Bhavesh Joshi Superhero, with the film only a week away from its release. And the actor has already started thinking about his next, the biopic on Abhinav Bindra. The makers, who were busy scripting the film until now, are now on the verge of locking it, according to recent reports. And Harshvardhan is equally excited about kick starting the venture.

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

    New Delhi: Dropping shooting from 2022 Commonwealth Games will be a huge setback for India, especially for its young shooters, said the country’s only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra. “No doubt, it will be a huge setback for the country and our shooters. It will hit hard on the up and coming shooters,” Bindra said at the sidelines of a felicitation ceremony of India’s Olympic medallists by the visiting International Olympic

  • Bindra asks Rathore to relieve him from Natl Observer’s post

    New Delhi : Abhinav Bindra has requested Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to relieve him from posts of National Observer (Shooting) and chairman of TOP Committee to avoid any potential conflict of interest as he is also involved in private projects.

  • Abhinav Bindra may appear in his own biopic

    Mumbai: Director Kannan Iyer, who is helming Abhinav Bindra biopic, hints that the Olympic gold medallist  might appear in the upcoming film on his life.

  • Harshvardhan Kapoor to star in Abhinav Bindra’s biopic

    New Delhi: Harshvardhan Kapoor, who debuted in Bollywood with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s ‘Mirzya,’ has signed his third movie. Harshvardhan, who is currently busy shooting for Vikramaditya Motwane’s ‘Bhavesh Joshi,’ took to Instagram to make the announcement himself.

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    PM Modi’s Olympic Task force recommends replacing SAI bureaucrats with professionals

    New Delhi: The Olympic Task Force, formed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year as an outcome of India’s unsuccessful Olympic campaign in Rio de Janeiro, has recommended major reformation of the Sports Authority of India (SAI), and suggested that the qualified professionals should swap places with bureaucrats and the authority must be given complete financial autonomy.

  • ‘Stuck to a coach I hated for 20 years’

    New Delhi : He didn’t take any names but the reference to Indian cricket’s latest drama was hard to miss as India’s lone individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra revealed how he stuck to a coach he hated, for 20 years.

  • Bindra lashes out at NRAI after shooters stranded at airport

    New Delhi : Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra on Tuesday lashed out at the National Rifles Association of India (NRAI) for not coming to the aid of shooters, who were stranded at the IGI airport after their ammunition was denied clearance for several hours.

  • Bindra, Bhagwat vent ire after shooters detained at IGI

    New Delhi: The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) drew flak from veteran shooters Abhinav Bindra and Anjali Bhagwat after a dozen members of the Indian shooting squad were detained at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport for more than 13 hours as the customs department did not clear their weapons.

  • I suffered from neurological-medical condition in 2014: Bindra

    Mumbai : India’s lone individual Olympic gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra on Friday disclosed that in 2014 he suffered from a serious neurological-medical condition, the after effects of which left his hands in complete tremors.

  • ‘An emotional day for me’

    Haryana : Abhinav Bindra, India’s lone individual Olympic gold medallist, on Sunday officially announced his retirement from shooting, saying ‘it is time to move on and hand over the baton to the younger generation.’ “It is an emotional day for me,” he said.

  • Rio debacle Bindra to head review committee

    New Delhi : India’s first and only individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra was on Thursday named Chairman of a five-member review committee to probe the shooters’ Rio Games debacle but has recused himself from questioning them as he was himself a part of the team. The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) said the mandate of the committee is to “examine and identify in a cold and ruthless manner” the causes behind

  • Sindhu gold attempt set to divert attention from dope shame

    Rio de Janeiro: P V Sindhu will strive her very best to become the first-ever woman Olympic champion from India across all sporting disciplines when she takes on world no 1. Carolina Marin in the gold medal contest in women’s singles badminton here today.