Deepika Kumari

  • Archer Deepika Kumari, Jharkhand's 'state icon' for Lok Sabha polls 13-03-2014 06:49 PM

    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...
  • Tata Steel honours archer Deepika Kumari as best sportsperson of the year 03-03-2014 08:45 PM

    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...
  • India finish second in Asia Archery Championship 02-11-2013 11:15 PM

    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...
  • Indian archers' disappointing show continues at World Championships 04-10-2013 06:48 PM

    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 pre-quarterfinals 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...
  • Deepika crashes out, Indian campaign ends in individual events 03-10-2013 06:31 PM

    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...
  • Archery: Deepika Kumari in Round of 32, India eye bronze at Belek 02-10-2013 08:26 PM

    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 semi-finals in the World Championships at Belek in Turkey on Wednesday. The compound mixed team...
  • Deepika Kumari qualifies 10th for elimination round in recurve event 30-09-2013 10:07 PM

    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...
  • Changes in my shooting technique paid off: Deepika Kumari 24-09-2013 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: On a high after her silver medal-winning 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...
  • World Cup Final gold eludes Deepika again, settles for silver 22-09-2013 10:26 PM

    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 Ok-Hee Yun, in Paris Sunday. According to information received here, the 19-year-old started wonderfully with three perfect 10s and led...
  • Archers won World Cup with old equipment, praise coach 27-08-2013 09:59 PM

    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...
  • Media pressure for interview leaves ace archer Deepika in tears 27-08-2013 01:23 PM

    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...
  • Archery World Cup: India women upset Korea to win recurve team gold 25-08-2013 04:15 PM

    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...
  • Deepika Kumari leads recurve team into Archery World Cup final 23-08-2013 11:10 PM

    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...
  • Deepika, Priyank make quarter-final exits in Archery World Cup 22-08-2013 09:20 PM

    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...
  • Deepika Kumari makes it to the round of 32 in Archery World Cup 21-08-2013 10:10 PM

    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 20-08-2013 06:14 PM

    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...
  • Indian women win recurve Gold at Archery World Cup 22-07-2013 10:05 AM

    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 201-186 to claim their second medal of this World Cup and their...
  • India women's team in Archery World Cup final 20-07-2013 04:19 PM

    Kolkata: India finally came good assuring themselves at least a silver medal at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 being held in Medellin, Colombia. According to information received here, the women's recurve team of Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Rimil Biruly, seeded No 2, lived up to their billing...
  • Deepika Kumari crashes out of Archery World Cup 19-07-2013 06:44 PM

    Kolkata: It was a disappointing day for the Indians at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 as ace archer Deepika Kumari made a quarterfinal exit, while others failed to progress beyond pre-quarterfinal stage at Medellin, Colombia. According to information received here, Deepika proved to be no match for her US...
  • Das-Deepika eye bronze in Archery World Cup after semis loss 18-07-2013 02:27 PM

    Kolkata: Indian pair of Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari faltered against American Olympic medallists Brady Ellison and Khatuna Lorig in the mixed section semi-finals of the Archery World Cup Stage 3 being held in Medellin, Colombia. The duo from US, who had won the mixed team gold in Shanghai World...
  • Deepika Kumari stunned by Rimil Buriuly in recurve 23-06-2013 10:09 PM

    New Delhi: Ace archer Deepika Kumari was on Sunday shocked by Rimil Buriuly in the gold medal match of women's recurve event at the 3rd National Ranking Archery Tournament held at the Yamuna Sports Complex. In a see-saw battle, the 19-year-old was beaten in the tie shootout 2-0, 2-0, 0-2,...
  • I want to compete in all World Cups: Deepika Kumari 31-05-2013 07:14 PM

    Mumbai: Top woman archer and World No. 3 Deepika Kumari is planning to compete in all the remaining World Cup stages as well as the World Championships in September-October this year. "I aim to compete in all. I am going for the World Cup (Stage 2) from June 10-16 (in...
  • Deepika bags two silver, India finish fourth in World Cup 19-05-2013 05:55 PM

    Kolkata: Promising Deepika Kumari was done in by some sheer class of more experienced opponents as she settled for two silver medals, including one with Jayanta Talukdar, to help India finish fourth in the Archery World Cup Stage 1 that concluded in Shanghai Sunday. Pitted against Ok-Hee Yun, a team...
  • Lukewarm response for Indian GP this year 28-10-2012 07:58 PM

    Greater Noida: It may not be the same as inaugural year in terms of response, but the second Indian Grand Prix still recorded a turn out of 65,000 spectators, which included the who's who of tinsel town, politics and sporting fraternity. Unlike last year that witnessed a whopping 95,000 turn...