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  • Hope Asiad show will raise compound archery's profile: Abhishek Verma October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The 17th Asian Games has been a "special" one for India's compound archery team, including young Abhishek Verma, and the Delhi archer feels the four medal haul will at last give the "less talked about" compound archers their due recognition in the country. The more fancied recurve archers has...
  • Asian Games: Iraqi archers ignore dangers in pursuit of gold September 29, 2014

    Incheon: Speeding cars tear past just metres away, kicking up dust and sand and noise, while the sun beats down remorselessly on the archers standing by the side of the road. Iraqi archery team captain Mohammed Ali Fayyadh describes the training 'facilities' back home then takes a long, wistful look at...
  • Asian Games: India's women recurve archers lose bronze playoff September 28, 2014

    Incheon: India's recurve archers will return empty-handed from the 17th Asian Games after the women's team lost to Japan in the bronze medal playoff by a solitary point here on Sunday. The trio of Deepika Kumari, L Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi went down to Japan in a shoot-off after both...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 8: Most profitable day for India September 27, 2014

    India, on the eighth day of competition at the Incheon Asian Games, leapfrogged to the 11th position in medals tally with a rich haul of 11 medals - 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 6 Bronze. In archery, India made history by winning the first ever gold medal in compound men's event...
  • Asian Games 2014: Archery, squash deliver gold; India win 11 medals on Day 8 September 27, 2014

    The men's squash and archery teams secured historic gold medals as India enjoyed their most productive day in the Asian Games 2014 so far with an impressive collection of 11 medals to jump to the 11th position in the overall standings. Indian archers started day eight of Asian Games with...
  • In pics:Asian Games 2014, Day 8 September 27, 2014

    India's Alankamony Anaka in action against Malaysia's Arnold Delia Odette during the squash team event match.Chain Singh bagged a bronze for the Indian side in men's 50m rifle 3 positions.India's Deepika Pallikal in action during the squash team event match against Malaysia's Nicol David.
  • Asian Games 2014: Abhishek Verma claims silver in men's compound archery September 27, 2014

    Incheon: In what turned out to be a fruitful day for the Indian archers in the 17th Asian Games, Abhishek Verma settled for a silver after going down to Esmaeil Ebadi of Iran in the compound men's individual gold medal match on Saturday. Verma was beaten by his Iranian opponent by...
  • Asian Games 2014: India win historic gold in compound men's team archery September 27, 2014

    Incheon: Indian archers started day eight of Asian Games with a bang by clinching a historic gold by beating favourites Korea 227-224 in the compound men's team archery on Saturday. The trio of Rajat Chauhan, Sandeep Kumar and Abhishek Verma were consistent right from the start as they shot nines and...
  • Asian Games Archery: Indian compound women's team wins bronze September 27, 2014

    Incheon: India's compound women's team on Saturday pocketed the bronze medal after beating Iran 224-217 in the archery competition of the Asian Games here. Indian team comprising Trisha Deb, Purvasha Shende and Surekha Jyothi, shot 224, while Sakineh Ghasempour, Maryam Ranjbarsari and Shabnam Sarlak of Iran could manage a total of...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men's archery recurve team eliminated September 26, 2014

    Incheon: Indian men's archery recurve team was ousted from the 17th Asian Games following their 1/8 elimination round loss to Hong Kong at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field here on Friday. The Indian men's team of Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai and Jayanta Talukdar lost 3-5 (53-54, 54-42, 51-51, 52-53). The Indian...
  • Asian Games Archery: Jayanta Talukdar, Deepika Kumari ousted from individual recurve events September 26, 2014

    Incheon: India's Jayanta Talukdar and Deepika Kumari were knocked out of the recurve individual men's and women's elimination round archery events of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field here on Friday. Talukdar, who had blanked Witthaya Thamwong of Thailand 6-0 in the 1/16 eliminations, was thrashed 1-7...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 7 September 26, 2014

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Indian rowers provided the spark with a couple of bronze medals, while the women shooters added another bronze as India maintained their 15th position in the overall standings with a tally of 15 medals in the 17th Asian Games. Armyman Swaran...
  • Asian Games 2014: Trisha, Abhishek in semi-finals of compound archery September 25, 2014

    Incheon: Indian archers Abhishek Verma and Trisha Deb qualified for the semi-finals of the individual compound event in the 17th Asian Games on Thursday. Verma beat South Korean Yonghee Choi 147-142 in the quarter-finals, while Trisha comprehensively defeated Iranian Shabnam Sarlak 142-131. Verma will next face Malaysian Muhammad Zaki Bin Mahazan while...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men archers in compound final September 25, 2014

    Incheon: The Indian men's compound archery team put on spirited show to beat Iran 231-227 in the semi-finals to enter the final of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field here on Thursday. India will face hosts South Korea in the title clash. The Indian trio of Abhishek...
  • Asian Games 2014: India beat Qatar in Men's Compound Archery elimination September 25, 2014

    Incheon: The Indian team defeated Qatar 233-218 in the compound men's team round of 16 elimination round to move into the quarter-finals of the 17th Asian Games here on Thursday. The Indians will take on Malaysia in the quarter-finals later. In the match, India had 17 10's and 10 X's (number of...
  • Asian Games: Deepika Kumari finishes 8th, qualifies for elimination round September 24, 2014

    Incheon: Deepika Kumari, India's best bet in women's archery showed good form to come up as the eighth best in the ranking round of the women's individual recurve event at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field on Wednesday. The 20-year-old Ranchi-born archer, a double gold medal winner at the 2010 Commonwealth Games...
  • Asian Games 2014: Complete list of Indian athletes September 10, 2014

    Ending days of suspense over the Asian Games contingent, the government cleared a 679member squad that will represent India in the 17th edition of the event to be held in Incheon, South Korea, from 19 September to 4 October. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Youth Affairs...
  • India draw a blank at Archery World Cup Final September 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Lone Indian hope Rajat Chauhan lost to Pierre Julien Deloche of France by one point (145146) to make a quarterfinal exit in the Archery World Cup Final in Lausanne on Saturday. According to information received here, Chauhan, who was the first Indian compound archer to have qualified for the showpiece...
  • Indian archers hungry for success at the Asian Games September 5, 2014

    Archery was dropped from the list of events at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, leaving the archers disappointed. ...
  • Competition at Asian Games tough, says archer Deepika Kumari August 28, 2014

    Top Indian archer Deepika Kumari said the competition won't be easy at the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea, from Sep 19 to Oct 4. "We are well prepared. We are leaving for South Korea today so that we get acclimatised to the weather conditions there. None...
  • Indian archers targetting four medals in Asian Games August 16, 2014

    Kolkata: With compound section set to make its debut at the Incheon Asian Games next month, India would be targetting at least four medals to better their Guangzhou haul. According to India coach Dharmendra Tiwary, country's archers including threetime World Cup Final siver medalist Deepika Kumari are peaking at the right...
  • Indian Women recurve Archery team ranked No 3 in FITA August 14, 2014

    Kolkata: Buoyed by their gold medal win in the Archery World Cup Stage IV, Indian women's recurve team has climbed four places to be at number three position in FITA world rankings. Delhi Commonwealth Games gold medallist and former world No 1, Deepika Kumari, who bagged two bronze and a gold...
  • Ranchi girl Deepika Kumari helps women archers win gold at World Cup August 10, 2014

    There was mixed news for the Indian archery contingent at the World Cup stage 4 with the women's recurve team clinching gold while the men's recurve team settled for silver in Wroclaw (Poland) on Sunday. India beat Mexico 60 without surrendering a single set point to bag the recurve women's gold...
  • Indian women archers win gold, men silver at World Cup August 10, 2014

    There was mixed news for the Indian archery contingent at the World Cup stage 4 with the women's recurve team clinching gold while the men's recurve team settled for silver on Sunday. India beat Mexico 60 without surrendering a single set point to bag the recurve women's gold medal. Delhi 2010 Commonwealth...
  • India open tally with silver in Archery World Cup August 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Puvasha Shende opened their account by clinching the silver medal at the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland. The third seed Indian duo lost to the World No. 1 US pair of Braden Gellenthien and Crystal Gauvin 151155 in an...
  • India eyeing three gold in Archery World Cup August 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian men's and women's recurve teams have stormed into the finals in the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland. According to information received, the top seed Indian trio of Tarundeep Rai, Jayanta Talukdar and Atanu Das got the better of China 54, while the second seeded women's team...
  • Deepika to fight for bronze in Archery World Cup August 8, 2014

    Kolkata: Deepika Kumari will battle for a bronze in the individual recurve section after she lost in the semifinal of the Archery World Cup Stage IV being held in Wroclaw, Poland. According to information received here, Deepika lost to Jing Xu of China 65 in the semifinals yesterday and she will...
  • Deepika Kumari eyes Archery World Cup final berth August 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Having pocketed the recurve women's top seed at the Archery World Cup laststage, ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari is now eyeing a lastgasp berth into the World Cup Final where she has three silver medals. "I will not be sad if I don't go to Lausanne. Well, maybe a little...