Deepika Kumari

  • 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 threetime 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 60 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 60 without surrendering a single set point to bag the recurve women's gold medal. Delhi 2010 Commonwealth...
  • 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 54, 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 65 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 laststage, ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari is now eyeing a lastgasp 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 146141...
  • Indian archers' disappointing show continues at World Championships October 4, 2013

    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 prequarterfinals 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 opponents...
  • Deepika crashes out, Indian campaign ends in individual events October 3, 2013

    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 Round...
  • Archery: Deepika Kumari in Round of 32, India eye bronze at Belek October 2, 2013

    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 semifinals in the World Championships at Belek in Turkey on Wednesday. The compound mixed team of...
  • Deepika Kumari qualifies 10th for elimination round in recurve event September 30, 2013

    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 Ki...
  • Changes in my shooting technique paid off: Deepika Kumari September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: On a high after her silver medalwinning 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 Devi...
  • World Cup Final gold eludes Deepika again, settles for silver September 22, 2013

    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 OkHee Yun, in Paris Sunday. According to information received here, the 19yearold started wonderfully with three perfect 10s and led 31...
  • Archers won World Cup with old equipment, praise coach August 27, 2013

    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 August 27, 2013

    India's top women archer Deepika Kumari was in tears after being harassed by reporters for interviews on Monday. ...
  • Media pressure for interview leaves ace archer Deepika in tears August 27, 2013

    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 had...
  • Archery World Cup: India women upset Korea to win recurve team gold August 25, 2013

    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 second...
  • Deepika Kumari leads recurve team into Archery World Cup final August 23, 2013

    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 had...
  • Deepika, Priyank make quarter-final exits in Archery World Cup August 22, 2013

    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 heavyweight...
  • Deepika Kumari makes it to the round of 32 in Archery World Cup August 21, 2013

    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 August 20, 2013

    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 received...
  • Indian women win recurve Gold at Archery World Cup July 22, 2013

    Medellin: Indian women's archery team defeated China in the recurve event to claim the gold medal at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Medellin, Columbia on Sunday. Led by World No. 3 Deepika Kumari, India trounced China 201186 to claim their second medal of this World Cup and their...