Archery: News

27 Oct 2023


Asian Para Games, Sheetal Devi scripts history: Decoding her achievements

Teenage armless archer Sheetal Devi scripted history on Friday at the Asian Para Games in Hangzhou, China.

05 Oct 2023

Asian Games

Asian Games 2023, Indian contingent breaks the 20-gold mark: Details

The Indian contingent had another eventful day at the 2023 Asian Games. As of October 5, India have bagged 86 medals, comprising 21 gold, 32 silver and 33 bronze.

05 Oct 2023

Asian Games

Asian Games: India's men's compound archery team wins gold

India's men's compound archery team has won the gold medal at the 2023 Asian Games.

04 Oct 2023

Asian Games

Asian Games: India records 18 gold medals, its highest-ever tally 

Day 11 of the 2023 Asian Games saw the Indian contingent secure numerous medals.

04 Oct 2023

Asian Games

India register their best medal haul at Asian Games: Details

With over four days of action still to go, India have reached their best medal haul at the Asian Games.

06 Aug 2023


Who are archery world champions Aditi Swami and Ojas Deotale?

Aditi Gopichand Swami and Ojas Pravin Deotale have made India proud by winning gold medals at the women's and men's individual compound events, respectively, at the World Archery Championships 2023 in Berlin on Saturday.

25 Sep 2021


Archery: India claim two silver medals at World Championships

The Indian women's and mixed pair compound archery teams signed off with silver medals after lopsided losses to Colombia at the World Championships.

24 Sep 2021


Archery World Championships: Three Indians sail into quarterfinals

The Indian compound archery trio of Ankita Bhakat, Abhishek Verma, and Jyothi Surekha Vennam kept medal hopes alive in the individual competition by advancing to the quarterfinals of their events in the World Championships in Yankton in the United States of America (USA).

31 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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.

30 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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.

30 Jul 2021

Deepika Kumari

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.

29 Jul 2021

Deepika Kumari

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.

28 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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.

23 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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.

23 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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.

20 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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.

01 Jul 2021

Dronacharya Award

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).

28 Jun 2021

Deepika Kumari

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.

22 Jun 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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

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

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.

29 Aug 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#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.

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.

28 Aug 2018

Abhishek Verma

#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.

28 Aug 2018

South Korea

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.

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.

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.

24 Jul 2018

South Asian Games

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.

20 May 2017

Abhishek Verma

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.