Archery

  • Indian archers win two gold, one silver in Asian Grand Prix 14-03-2014 01:12 PM

    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...
  • Archer Deepika Kumari, Jharkhand's 'state icon' for Lok Sabha polls 13-03-2014 06:49 PM

    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...
  • Tata Steel honours archer Deepika Kumari as best sportsperson of the year 03-03-2014 08:45 PM

    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...
  • India bag silver, bronze medals in Indoor Archery World Cup 09-12-2013 08:29 PM

    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 02-11-2013 11:15 PM

    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...
  • Indians win three more medal, including a gold, in Asian Archery 01-11-2013 08:24 PM

    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...
  • India win compound archery gold in Asian Championship 31-10-2013 10:55 PM

    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...
  • India lodges protest with China over archers' stapled visa 12-10-2013 10:39 PM

    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...
  • India-China visa row erupts ahead of PM's visit to Beijing 11-10-2013 07:29 PM

    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...
  • Arunachal archers detainment: Govt to take up issue of stapled visa with China 11-10-2013 06:40 PM

    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...
  • Indian archers held for stapled Chinese visas 11-10-2013 11:04 AM

    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 10-10-2013 11:23 PM

    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 05-10-2013 10:28 PM

    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...
  • Indian archers' disappointing show continues at World Championships 04-10-2013 06:48 PM

    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...
  • Deepika crashes out, Indian campaign ends in individual events 03-10-2013 06:31 PM

    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...
  • Archery: Deepika Kumari in Round of 32, India eye bronze at Belek 02-10-2013 08:26 PM

    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...
  • Indian men's recurve team qualifies 2nd in World Archery 01-10-2013 08:17 PM

    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...
  • Deepika Kumari qualifies 10th for elimination round in recurve event 30-09-2013 10:07 PM

    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...
  • Changes in my shooting technique paid off: Deepika Kumari 24-09-2013 04:54 PM

    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...
  • World Cup Final gold eludes Deepika again, settles for silver 22-09-2013 10:26 PM

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-08-2013 11:55 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Archers won World Cup with old equipment, praise coach 27-08-2013 09:59 PM

    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...
  • World champion Deepika breaks down under media pressure 27-08-2013 08:55 PM

    India's top women archer Deepika Kumari was in tears after being harassed by reporters for interviews on Monday. ...
  • Triumphant Indian women archers return home 27-08-2013 02:44 PM

    New Delhi: The triumphant Indian women's recurve team, which clinched the World Cup Stage IV crown in Poland, returned home in the wee hours on Tuesday to a lukewarm response. The archery team, comprising Bombayla Devi, Deepika Kumari and Rimil Buriuly, were later felicitated at the resident of President of...
  • Media pressure for interview leaves ace archer Deepika in tears 27-08-2013 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: India's top women archer Deepika Kumari was in tears after being harassed by reporters for interviews on Monday. Deepika Kumari, the captain of women's recurve team, begged for privacy, saying she was too tired even as several reporters demanded that she give them an exclusive interview. The team...
  • Archery World Cup: India women upset Korea to win recurve team gold 25-08-2013 04:15 PM

    Wroclaw, (Poland): The Indian trio of Bombayala Devi, Deepika Kumari and Rimil Buriuly won back-to-back World Cup titles beating the formidable South Korea in the women's recurve team final here on Sunday. India got the better of Koreans Yun Ok-Hee, Ki Bo Bae, and Joo Hyun Jung 219-215 for their...
  • Deepika Kumari leads recurve team into Archery World Cup final 23-08-2013 11:10 PM

    Kolkata: Indian women recurve archery team of Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Rimil Buriuly on Friday advanced to the final of World Cup Stage 4 in Wroclaw, Poland to keep themselves in contention for a second successive gold after Medellin meet. According to information received here, the trio, who...
  • Deepika, Priyank make quarter-final exits in Archery World Cup 22-08-2013 09:20 PM

    Kolkata: India's hope for a medal in the individual section went up in smoke as Deepika Kumari and Priyank made quarter-final exits in the Archery World Cup Stage 4 at Wroclaw, Poland on Thursday. According to information received here, rookie Priyank had a dream run before being overpowered by Korean...
  • Deepika Kumari makes it to the round of 32 in Archery World Cup 21-08-2013 10:10 PM

    Kolkata: Deepika Kumari got back into rhythm and kept India's medal hopes alive advancing into the round of 32 in the recurve individual section at the Archery World Cup Stage 4 in Wroclaw, Poland on Wednesday. According to information received here, Deepika was the sole survivor in the women's individual...
  • Indian archers misfire in World Cup 20-08-2013 06:14 PM

    Kolkata: India had a disappointing start to the Archery World Cup Stage IV at Wroclaw (Poland) with the country's best medal hope Deepika Kumari slipping to 19th as the women's recurve team finished sixth and men's squad earning the fifth place in the qualification rounds on Tuesday. According to information...