Archery Association Of India

  • Government recognition doesn't matter much: AAI President June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Archery Association of India (AAI) President Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Thursday said the body is not too bothered about the absence of Government recognition as the World Archery Federation (FITA) recognises it and slammed the Sports Ministry for practising "double standards". "We have the full recognition of the international...
  • We don't believe in our federation, says archer Jayanta Talukdar May 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Senior Indian archer Jayanta Talukdar is hoping hoped that the national team's Korean coach would be retained till the next Olympic Games but conceded he does not trust the Archery Association of India to do so. "Now we have our foreign coach, Mr Lim Chae Woong. Whether he will continue...
  • CSI accuses Malhotra of deliberately delaying the process April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Clean Sports India, a movement for corrruption-free sports in the country, on Wednesday accused Indian Olympic Association's acting president, V K Malhotra of deliberately delaying the process of getting India's ban from the Olympics lifted by the IOC for his "vested interest". "Malhotra is refusing to go to Lausanne...
  • 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...
  • World archery body recognises AAI elections December 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Archery Association of India (AAI) has got a shot in the arm after the World Archery Federation (FITA) extended recognition to its elections and extended full support to it. FITA's decision has come as a big boost as AAI was de-recognised by the Sports Ministry, who had...
  • More shame for India following IABF and AAI's de-recognition December 7, 2012

    CNN-IBN speaks to eminent administrative personalities in Indian sports following sports ministry's de-recognition of the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation and the Archery Association of India on Friday. ...
  • AAI hits out at government, calls derecognition illegal December 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Archery Association of India (AAI) on Friday hit out at the government for derecognizing the body, calling the decision "unconstitutional and arbitrary". Questioning the decision, AAI president Vijay Kumar Malhotra said Sports Ministry has no right to de-recognize the Association as "we have not violated any rule...
  • Sports ministry acts tough on boxing and archery bodies December 7, 2012

    Indian sports ministry de-recognised the national boxing and archery bodies Friday for their faulty electoral process. ...
  • Poor infrastructure pegs back Indian archers August 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The emergence of Deepika Kumari has brought with itself a dramatic revival in the fortunes for Indian archery. But despite a bagful of medals and a jump in rankings are the Indian archers aiming in the dark? Deepika was feted on her return home to Ranchi, the capital of...
  • India's archery coach Limba Ram living in a garage January 15, 2009

    Jaipur: Archer Limba Ram came within a point of winning a bronze medal at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. Limba has also held a world record and is the national coach and the archer should proud of his achievements. But it counts for little and shockingly, one of India's sporting...