RAHUL BANERJEE

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

    Hyderabad: Threetime '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 twophase selection trial which concluded at the SAAP Stadium in Gachibowli here, Asian...
  • Archers to vie for top honours at National Ranking Archery Tournament April 3, 2013

    Jamshedpur: Some of India's top archers, including Rahul Banerjee and Deepika Kumari, will vie for top honours at the twoday 2nd National Ranking Archery Tournament, beginning here from Friday. The top 16 men in recurve and compound and eight women each in both the sections were selected based on their...
  • India collect 8 medals at Asian Archery Grand Prix March 15, 2013

    Bangkok: The Indian archery team collected a haul of eight medals, including two gold, two silver and four bronze, in the first Asian Grand Prix Archery Championship here on Thursday. Ch. Jignas won the title in compound men individual category defeating China's He Ying in a nerve wrecking match with...
  • Silver for Rahul Banerjee at Asian Archery GP March 14, 2013

    Bangkok: Indian archers Rahul Banerjee won the silver medal while Atanu Das bagged bronze in the Recurve men's individual event at the Asian Grand Prix on Thursday after the men's Compound team's gold-winning effort on Tuesday. Banerjee - ranked 11th - recorded a score of 651, which was 13 short of...
  • Ministry zeroes in on Korean coach for troubled archers January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Left in a limbo after the Sports Ministry's decision to derecognise Archery Association of India last month, the country's top archers Thursday got a shot in the arm after the government decided to appoint Korean coach Lim Chae Woong for the recurve team. "We have worked out on future...
  • Olympic review: Indian archers way off the mark August 10, 2012

    Leading into the 2012 London Olympics, the confident tone of India's archery contingent was unmistakable. The team's head coach, former Commonwealth Games gold medalist Limba Ram, was postulating on India's chances and the archers themselves were brimming with selfassurance. This was, after all, the first time since Athens 2004 that...
  • We have no excuses to offer, says Limba Ram August 5, 2012

    London: Struggling to explain the muchhyped archers' flopshow at the Olympic Games, teams coaches Limba Ram and Ravi Shankar on Sunday said they have no excuses to offer for the belowpar performance. "There are no excuses," Limba Ram said at the Games village before the team's departure to India. "We trained...
  • Olympics: Indian archers disappoint at Lord's August 2, 2012

    London: Indian archers, spearheaded by world number one Deepika Kumari who was touted as a strong medal prospect, produced a super flop show at the London Olympics and drew a blank in both team and individual competitions. The hype around the archery event was immense ever since it was announced that...
  • India men's archery team knocked out of Olympics July 28, 2012

    London: The Indian men's archery team was knocked out of the Olympic Games after losing to Japan in a tense prequarterfinal shootoff at the Lord's Cricket Ground on Saturday. The trio of Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai, who had qualified bottom of the heap at 12th in the rankings...
  • Indian men archers set their sights on medals July 28, 2012

    London: Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Rahul Banerjee will look to put Fridays disappointment behind when they feature in the men's team archery on Saturday. The quarterfinals, the semifinals, the bronzemedal tie and the final will be played on Saturday morning at Lords. It will start at 1330 Indian Standard Time. Rai...
  • Indian archers look forward to a perfect start July 26, 2012

    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...
  • Our archers are hungry for success: Limba Ram July 25, 2012

    Kolkata: Hit by flu on arrival, the Indian archers have got used to the unpredictable weather in London and are now eagerly awaiting the start of the Olympics in which they aim to win their firstever medal, national coach Limba Ram said. A threetime Olympian himself, the 40yearold is travelling to...
  • Rahul Banerjee eyes a medal for sister Dola July 24, 2012

    Kolkata: Indian archer Rahul Banerjee says his success graph would not have gone upward without motherly support of his elder sister Dola and he is motivated to win a medal at Olympics as it remained her unfulfilled dream. Having grown up watching Dola at the Baranagar Archery Club here, the 25yearold...
  • Indian archers aim high ahead of Olympics July 23, 2012

    London: For most young boys growing up in cricketcrazy India, walking out on the hallowed turf at Lord's is the stuff dreams are made of. Archer Tarundeep Rai is no different. Rai is part of the Indian men's archery triumvirate with Jayanta Talukdar and Rahul Banerjee competing at the London Olympics...
  • Best chance to win Olympic archery medal: AAI June 22, 2012

    Kolkata: With India set to compete in all four archery events of next month's London Olympics after the men's team made the cut, the country has the best chance to win a medal and script history, Archery Association secretary general Paresh Nath Mukherjee said on Friday. The Indian trio of Tarundeep...
  • Indian men's archery team secures Olympic berth June 22, 2012

    Kolkata: Indian men's archery team comprising Tarundeep Rai, Jayanta Talukdar and Rahul Banerjee secured Olympic berth beating Australians in the qualifiers at Ogden, USA, on Friday. According to information received here, India thrashed Australia by a handsome 221209 margin in the semifinals to ensure a place in the next month's Olympics. In...
  • Indian archers win silver in World Cup May 6, 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 211222....
  • India win Archery World Cup, Talukdar individual gold May 10, 2009

    Kolkata: Jayanta Talukdar clinched the men's individual recurve gold and helped India win the team event in the Archery World Cup Stage 2 at Porec, Croatia, on Saturday. Talukdar upset Athens Olympic gold medallist Marco Galiazzo of Italy 110108 in the final to clinch his second gold. Earlier, the trio of Talukdar,...
  • Indian archers win gold medal in World Cup May 31, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian archers on Friday created history by winning the gold medal in the men's recurve team event in the World Cup in Antalya, Turkey. The Indian squad comprising Rahul Banerjee, Jayanta Talukdar and Mangal Singh Champia thwarted a strong challenge from Malaysia to win the title clash 218215...