Archery

  • Deepika, Tarundeep make it to the India archery squad for Asian Games July 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three-time 'World Cup Final' silver medallist Deepika Kumari on Sunday shook off her erratic form to make it to the Indian squad for the upcoming Archery World Cup and Asian Games. On the basis of a rigorous two-phase selection trial which concluded at the SAAP Stadium in Gachibowli here, Asian...
  • India bag silver, bronze at Antalya Archery World Cup June 14, 2014

    Kolkata: Rajat Chauhan bagged a silver in the compound individual section after going down to Korean Yong Choi at the Archery World Cup Stage III in Antalya, Greece, on Saturday. According to information received here, Chauhan began poorly and trailed by five points as he tried to recover from a jittery...
  • After World Cup high, Indian archers go off the mark June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Poor form of former World No.1 archer Deepika Kumari and "needless" selection changes have contributed to the dramatic drop in the performance of India's famed women's recurve team, which failed to qualify for the year's opening World Cup months after winning the competition twice in a row. A lowly...
  • Indian archers bag two medals in World Cup May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian recurve archers bagged two medals -- a silver and a bronze -- in the second World Cup held at Medellin, Columbia on Monday. While India's recurve 'B' team comprising Atanu Das, Thupuvoyi and Sanjay Boro lost to Korea in the shoot-off to return with a silver medal, the...
  • India set up gold medal clash with Korea in World Cup Archery May 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian men's recurve team has set up a gold medal clash with world champions Korea thereby assuring themselves a medal in the ongoing Archery World Cup Stage 2 at Medellin, United States. According to information received here, a new look Indian recurve team of Sanjay Boro, Atanu Das and Thupuvoyi...
  • Archers hit new low, return empty-handed from Shanghai WC April 26, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam lost in the bronze medal play-off to cap a rare forgettable outing at the Archery World Cup Stage I in Shanghai on Saturday. According to the information received here, Verma and Jyothi succumbed to Pierre Julien Eloche and Sophie...
  • Archers' flop show at Shanghai World Cup continues April 25, 2014

    Kolkata: Continuing their flop show, Indian archers on Friday exited from the team events of both recurve and compound sections of the Archery World Cup Stage I in Shanghai. The Indians will return empty-handed from the season-opener if the compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Jyoti Surekha Vennam lose the...
  • Indian archers misfire in Shanghai World Cup April 24, 2014

    Kolkata: Indians crashed out of the individual rounds of both recurve and compound sections to cut a sorry figure in the ongoing Archery World Cup Stage I in Shanghai on Thursday. According to information received here, Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Trisha Deb had the best finishes among the Indians making...
  • Indian archers win two gold, one silver in Asian Grand Prix March 14, 2014

    Bangkok: Indian archers won two gold and one silver in team events in the ongoing 1st Asian Grand Prix Archery Championships in Bangkok on Thursday. Compound women team of Gagandeep Kaur, V Jyothi Surekha and P Lily Chanu defeated Iran in the final team event and took the first gold for...
  • Archer Deepika Kumari, Jharkhand's 'state icon' for Lok Sabha polls March 13, 2014

    Ace archer Deepika Kumari would be the 'state icon' for Jharkhand for coming Lok Sabha elections. "Deepika Kumari will be the state icon. A video footage and advertisements in print media carrying her message for the forthcoming elections will be initiated in the media," Chief Electoral Officer P K Jajoria said...
  • Tata Steel honours archer Deepika Kumari as best sportsperson of the year March 3, 2014

    Ace women archer Deepika Kumari has been adjudged the 'Best sportsperson of the year' by Tata Steel on occasion of the 175th birth anniversary of company founder JN Tata on Monday. The country's top ranked archer was selected on the basis of her outstanding performance at the international arena. The 19-year-old Deepika,...
  • India bag silver, bronze medals in Indoor Archery World Cup December 9, 2013

    Kolkata: India bagged a silver and a bronze medal in the men's recurve section at the Indoor Archery World Cup in Singapore on Monday. According to information received here, Asian Games silver medalist Tarundeep Rai stunned Olympic silver medalist Brady Ellison en route to a silver medal, while Atanu Das...
  • India finish second in Asia Archery Championship November 2, 2013

    Kolkata: India clinched one gold and one bronze in the recurve section to finish second behind Korea with six medals in the Asian Archery Championship that concluded in Chinese Taipei on Saturday. According to information received here, the mixed pair of Jayanta Talukdar and Deepika Kumari defeated world champions Korea 146-141...
  • Indians win three more medal, including a gold, in Asian Archery November 1, 2013

    Kolkata: Continuing their fine show, the Indian compound archers clinched one gold, one silver and one bronze to climb to the second position of the medal tally in the Asian Archery Championship being held in Chinese Taipei Friday. According to information received here, the Indian mixed team duo of Abhishek Verma...
  • India win compound archery gold in Asian Championship October 31, 2013

    Kolkata: Indian compound team stunned heavyweights Korea in the final to clinch the gold medal at the 18th Asian Archery Championship in Chinese Taipei Thursday. The Indian trio of Abhishek Verma, Ratan Singh Khuraijam and Sandeep Kumar won a hard-fought contest against the Korean trio of Lihong Min, Yong Hee Choi...
  • India lodges protest with China over archers' stapled visa October 12, 2013

    New Delhi: India on Saturday lodged a strong protest with China over the matter of stapled visas issued to two archers from northeastern state Arunachal Pradesh who, as a result, were unable to travel to China to take part in a championship. A diplomat from Chinese Embassy here was summoned to...
  • India-China visa row erupts ahead of PM's visit to Beijing October 11, 2013

    Indian politicians complained on Friday after a Chinese airline blocked two Indian archers from a disputed border state from travelling to China, raising territorial tension just days before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits Beijing. Despite fast-growing economic ties and cooperation on global issues, the nuclear-armed neighbours have long disagreed about large...
  • Arunachal archers detainment: Govt to take up issue of stapled visa with China October 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after two Indian archers from Arunachal Pradesh were stopped form boarding a flight to China, the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said they will take the matter with Chinese authorities. Admitting that such issues have been taken up with China in the past, the ministry warned...
  • Indian archers held for stapled Chinese visas October 11, 2013

    Archery association to take up the issue with the government after Sorang Yumi and Maselo Mihu were held up at Delhi airport for stapled visas issued by the Chinese Embassy. ...
  • Arunachal archers detained at airport for stapled Chinese visa October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The contentious issue of China issuing stapled visas to residents of Arunachal Pradesh surfaced once again, when two young women archers from the border state heading to Wuxi for Youth World Archery Championship, were prevented from boarding a China Southern Airlines flight at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International...
  • India ends World Archery Championships without any medal October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian archery team ended their campaign in the World Championships empty-handed without any medal after the compound mixed team lost to United States in the bronze medal play-off at Belek, Turkey saturday. The Indian pair of Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Abhishek Verma lost 151:156 to the American duo...
  • Indian archers' disappointing show continues at World Championships October 4, 2013

    New Delhi: India's disappointing performance in the World Archery Championships continued with both the men's and women's compound teams losing in the pre-quarterfinals at Belek, Turkey Friday. The men's compound trio of Rajat Chauhan, Sandeep Kumar and Abhishek Verma, who were seeded 13th, were no match to their fourth seeded opponents...
  • Deepika crashes out, Indian campaign ends in individual events October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari crashed out of the World Championships as India's campaign in both recurve and compound individual events ended on Thursday on a disappointing note at Belek in Turkey. None of the Indian archers, except Rajat Chauhan in men's compound event, could go beyond the Round...
  • Archery: Deepika Kumari in Round of 32, India eye bronze at Belek October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari won her first two recurve individual elimination round contests to advance to the Round of 32 while the compound mixed team eyes for bronze after losing in the semi-finals in the World Championships at Belek in Turkey on Wednesday. The compound mixed team of...
  • Indian men's recurve team qualifies 2nd in World Archery October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian men's recurve team qualified an impressive second for the elimination round after Jayanta Talukdar and Tarundeep Rai finished 15th and 16th in the individual qualification round on the second day of the World Archery Championships at Belek in Turkey Tuesday. Talukdar and Rai shot 1331 and 1330 respectively...
  • Deepika Kumari qualifies 10th for elimination round in recurve event September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari qualified 10th for the main elimination round of the women's individual recurve event in the World Archery Championships at Belek in Turkey Monday. Deepika shot a total of 1345 points from 144 arrows in the qualifying event which was topped by Bo Bae Ki...
  • Changes in my shooting technique paid off: Deepika Kumari September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: On a high after her silver medal-winning effort in the prestigious World Cup final in Paris, ace archer Deepika Kumari says "few changes in her shooting technique" have been paying rich dividends in recent times. Barely a month before last Sunday's triumph, the Indian trio of Deepika, Bombayala Devi...
  • World Cup Final gold eludes Deepika again, settles for silver September 22, 2013

    Kolkata: A gold medal in the prestigious World Cup final eluded Deepika Kumari once again as she settled for her third successive silver after being pipped by Korean Olympic champion Ok-Hee Yun, in Paris Sunday. According to information received here, the 19-year-old started wonderfully with three perfect 10s and led 3-1...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 27, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Archers won World Cup with old equipment, praise coach August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: It is creditable for the Indian recurve trio of Bombayala Devi, Deepika Kumari and Rimil Buriuly to have shot their second straight Archery World Cup title with equipment they used at the London Olympics. What tilted the scales in their favour in Poland was the presence of Korean...