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Olympics: India's archery campaign ends without medal after Das loses

31 Jul 2021

Olympics: India's archery campaign ends without medal after Das loses

India's archery campaign at the Olympics ended without a medal after Atanu Das lost to Takaharu Furukawa 6-4 in an intense five-setter in the men's individual pre-quarterfinals on Saturday.

Third time unlucky: Archer Deepika crashes out in quarterfinals

30 Jul 2021

Third time unlucky: Archer Deepika crashes out in quarterfinals

World number one archer Deepika Kumari's quest for an Olympic medal ended in heartbreak for the third time as she surrendered tamely to Korean top seed An San in straight sets in the quarterfinals on Friday.

Kumari seals last-eight berth, ousts former world champion Russian Perova

30 Jul 2021

Kumari seals last-eight berth, ousts former world champion Russian Perova

World number one archer Deepika Kumari held her nerves to pip former world champion Ksenia Perova of the Russian Olympic Committee in a thrilling one-arrow shoot-off to advance to the women's individual quarterfinals of the Olympic Games on Friday.

Das knocks out Olympic champion, joins wife in last 16

29 Jul 2021

Das knocks out Olympic champion, joins wife in last 16

Indian archer Atanu Das on Thursday proved a point by knocking out two-time Olympic champion Oh Jin Hyek to join his wife Deepika Kumari in individual pre-quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics.

Archery: Deepika keeps medal hopes alive, enters pre-quarterfinals

28 Jul 2021

Archery: Deepika keeps medal hopes alive, enters pre-quarterfinals

World No. 1 archer Deepika Kumari survived some anxious moments before getting past US teenager Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez 6-4 to sail into the pre-quarterfinals of the women's individual section and keep Indian medal hopes alive at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.

Deepika Kumari to partner Pravin Jadhav in mixed pair competition

23 Jul 2021

Deepika Kumari to partner Pravin Jadhav in mixed pair competition

Deepika Kumari will partner Pravin Jadhav in the archery mixed pair event of the Olympic Games after the debutant was preferred by the think-tank ahead of her husband and experienced Atanu Das based on the form shown in Friday's qualification round.

Olympics: Archer Deepika Kumari ninth in ranking round; Koreans dominate

23 Jul 2021

Olympics: Archer Deepika Kumari ninth in ranking round; Koreans dominate

Star Indian archer Deepika Kumari finished ninth in the women's individual ranking round to secure an easy first-round clash in the main event as the country's Olympic campaign kickstarted at the Yumenoshima Park in Tokyo on Friday.

Archer Pravin Jadhav aims to make it big in Tokyo

20 Jul 2021

Archer Pravin Jadhav aims to make it big in Tokyo

Indian archer Pravin Jadhav had two choices to make as a young boy, join his father as a wage laborer or run on the track for a better living.

Indian archer Jyothi recommended for Khel Ratna award

01 Jul 2021

Indian archer Jyothi recommended for Khel Ratna award

Three-time World Cup silver medalist Jyothi Surekha Vennam has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest sporting honor, by the Archery Association of India (AAI).

Deepika wins WC gold; regains top spot in world rankings

28 Jun 2021

Deepika wins WC gold; regains top spot in world rankings

Star Indian archer Deepika Kumari on Monday regained the number one position in global rankings following her hat-trick of gold medals at the World Cup Stage 3 in Paris.

Lack of experience cost women's archery team Olympic berth: Dola

22 Jun 2021

Lack of experience cost women's archery team Olympic berth: Dola

Former world champion Dola Banerjee feels that lack of experience could be the prime reason why the Indian women's recurve archery team missed out on an Olympic berth for the first time.

Khelo India archer suffers brain stroke, family needs financial aid

07 May 2020

Khelo India archer suffers brain stroke, family needs financial aid

Young and upcoming compound archer Pragati Choudhary has suffered a brain stroke and her family is looking for financial aid for her treatment.

Commonwealth Games: Here's why India is considering to pull out

22 Jun 2019

Commonwealth Games: Here's why India is considering to pull out

There is a possibility the entire Indian contingent might not participate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

#AsianGames2018: MP CM announces Rs. 75L reward for silver-medalist Kirar

29 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: MP CM announces Rs. 75L reward for silver-medalist Kirar

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced an award of Rs. 75L for Muskan Kirar, a member of the women's compound archery team that won a silver medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta.

Jharkhand CM announces Rs. 10L cash award for silver-medalist Madhumita

28 Aug 2018

Jharkhand CM announces Rs. 10L cash award for silver-medalist Madhumita

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today announced a cash award of Rs. 10 lakh for archer Madhumita Kumari for getting a silver medal in the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.

#AsianGames2018: Both men and women's compound archery teams claim silver

28 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Both men and women's compound archery teams claim silver

Both the Indian men's and women's compound archery teams today won silver medals at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.

Asian Games 2018: Indian women's compound archery team bags silver

28 Aug 2018

Asian Games 2018: Indian women's compound archery team bags silver

Indian women's compound archery team signed off with a silver medal after losing to South Korea in the finals at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia today.

Asian Games 2018: Indian archer Deepika Kumari down with dengue

15 Aug 2018

Asian Games 2018: Indian archer Deepika Kumari down with dengue

Ahead of the 2018 Asian Games, India's top-ranked archer Deepika Kumari is down with dengue.

Indian women's Compound Archery team scripts history

26 Jul 2018

Indian women's Compound Archery team scripts history

The Indian Women's Compound Archery team added a new feather in their cap.

Archer, forced to work as laborer, granted Rs. 5 lakh

24 Jul 2018

Archer, forced to work as laborer, granted Rs. 5 lakh

Former archer, Ashok Soren, has been granted Rs. 5 lakh by Sports Ministry after it had come to light that the athlete was working as a daily wage laborer.

Archery World Cup- Indian men win gold in compound archery

20 May 2017

Archery World Cup- Indian men win gold in compound archery

India's compound men's archery team claimed gold medal in the Stage 1 of the Archery World Cup in Shanghai.