Deepika Kumari

World Cup Final: Deepika, Atanu lose bronze medal clashes; India return empty-handed

In the absence of an Indian recurve coach, the couple struggled under cold and overcast conditions here on Friday, October 1, 2021.

published on : 1st October 2021

High time that I stop feeling pressure and see my game from a different perspective: Deepika Kumari

One of India's best medal hopes at the concluded Tokyo Olympics, Deepika Kumari fizzled out in both her individual and mixed pair quarterfinals encounters to cap yet another horror Olympic campaign.

published on : 9th August 2021

Tokyo Games: Atanu Das cites absence of psychologist Mugdha Bavare behind India's poor performance

The highlight of Indian archers' otherwise dismal campaign at the Olympics was Das' shootoff win over Korea's Oh Jin Hyek to knock out the former Olympic and world champion from last-32.

published on : 4th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Indian archers return as 'tourists' yet again, lack of planning blamed

The biggest letdown was the power archery couple -- Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das -- who were not able to overcome the pressure factor despite having the experience.

published on : 1st August 2021

Jharkhand announces Rs 50 lakh for Olympian Deepika Kumari, direct appointment for 12 sportspersons

Archers Komolika Bari and Ankita Bhagat, who won medals at the Archery World Cup, will be given a cash prize of Rs 20 lakhs each, it said.

published on : 31st July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Shouldn't have decided on mixed team event based on one performance, rues Deepika Kumari

In the men's individual ranking round, Pravin Jadhav secured the 31st spot while Atanu finished at the 35th spot, and hence Pravin was chosen as Deepika's partner in the mixed team event.

published on : 31st July 2021

Another Olympic heartbreak for world number one archer Deepika Kumari, crashes out in quarters

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.

published on : 30th July 2021

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

Locked 5-5 after the regulation five-setter, the 27-year-old Indian delivered a perfect 10, hitting the bull's eye, to topple the Russian, a team silver medallist at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

published on : 30th July 2021

No surprises: PV Sindhu, Deepika Kumari advance; Indian women's hockey team loses again in Olympics

It was the sort of day when almost everything unfolded as it was expected to for India in the Olympics.

published on : 28th July 2021

Winning Olympic medal is like winning a battle against myself: Indian archer Deepika Kumari

Deepika Kumari had made her Olympics debut at London 2012 as world number one but crashed out of the opening round.

published on : 28th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari has not played to her full potential yet, says sister Vidya

Deepika Kumari defeated Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics at Yumenoshima Ranking Field.

published on : 28th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari beats Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez 6-4 in closely fought contest

Deepika disappointed in the first set as she registered a score of 25 while the opponent from the US scored 26 to take a 2-0 lead.

published on : 28th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Archer Deepika Kumari storms into next round after defeating Bhu Karma

The Indian archer shot 8,9 and 9 in Set 1 and her total score read 26 while Bhu Karma performed underwhelmingly and her score read 23. This allowed Deepika to take a 2-0 lead.

published on : 28th July 2021

India's Day 6 schedule at Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu and Deepika Kumari to headline action on July 28

Following is India's schedule on the sixth day of the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.

published on : 27th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Of mixed reactions and the differences within...

Deepika and debutant Jadhav looked scrappy in their first match together against Chinese Taipei and trailed 1-3 before regaining form in the final two sets to storm into the last-eight.

published on : 25th July 2021
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