Deepika Kumari: News

30 Jul 2021

PV Sindhu

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 7: Complete report

India had a positive Day 7 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Friday.

30 Jul 2021

Archery

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

Archery

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

Archery

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

Novak Djokovic

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 5: Complete report

It was a mixed day for India on Day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

28 Jul 2021

Archery

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

Archery

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

Archery

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.

28 Jun 2021

Archery

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

Archery

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.

15 Aug 2018

India

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.

20 May 2017

India

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.

12 Aug 2016

India

Saina, Sindhu win in their opening matches

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu began their Olympic campaign by winning their singles' opening matches.

11 Aug 2016

Sania Mirza

Archers shoot their way into pre-quarterfinals

Bombayla Devi and Deepika Kumari cruised to the pre-quarterfinal round in the womens' individual archery event.

09 Aug 2016

Germany

Abhinav Bindra misses bronze; Gagan Narang out

Playing his last Olympics, Abhinav Bindra was extremely close to winning the first medal for India but missed by 0.1 point.

08 Aug 2016

Russia News

Indian women hold Japan in a draw

The Indian women's hockey team fought hard against Japan, ending the match in a 2-2 draw in their opening match at the Olympics.