Archery

  • Asian Games 2014: Complete list of Indian athletes September 10, 2014

    Ending days of suspense over the Asian Games contingent, the government cleared a 679-member 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 (145-146) to make a quarter-final 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 three-time 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 11, 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 6-0 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 6-0 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 151-155 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 5-4, 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 6-5 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 last-stage, ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari is now eyeing a last-gasp 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...
  • Deepika Kumari tops women's qualifying round of Archery World Cup August 6, 2014

    Deepika Kumari was back in her elements as the former world No 1 archer topped the qualification round along with the men's team in the recurve section of the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland on Wednesday. According to information received, the Ranchi youngster, who has slipped to 19th...
  • 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...