London: Touted as serious medal contenders, a bunch of shy and unassuming archers will seek to give India's Olympic campaign the perfect start when the event gets underway here on Thursday at the hallowed turf of Lord's, the spiritual home of cricket.
If the archers needed a spark of inspiration, they simply have to turn to the historic venue which has witnessed cricketing heroics for many a generation. Now the Indians will be keen to make an impact with bow and arrows.
Going by current form and rankings, the Indians would fancy their chances of clinching a few medals, including the coveted gold medal.
Unlike most other disciplines which begin only after the Opening Ceremony, archery starts tomorrow. Women's football had already got off the blocks yesterday....more
02:54 PM, Jul 26, 2012
Kolkata: The Indian men's recurve team of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Rahul Banerjee settled for a silver after going down to their opponents from Great Britain in the Archery World Cup Stage II in Antalya. According to information received, the Indian trio lost the final with a margin of 211-222. The Indian threesome had 53 in the first end as against 58 by the trio of Laurence Godfrey, Simon...
09:53 PM, May 06, 2012