archery

Archery: Gold eludes India yet again at World Championships, two silvers claimed

India are also in contention for three medals in individual compound events with Verma and Jyothi slated to compete in their respective quarterfinals later on Saturday.

published on : 25th September 2021

Archery World Championships: Ankita Bhakat, Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam sail into quarters 

India have already confirmed two medals by entering the compound women and mixed finals slated in the early hours of Saturday.

published on : 24th September 2021

Abhishek Verma elected to World Archery's athletes committee

The 32-year-old was elected alongside reigning women's world champion Natalia Avdeeva of Russia after participants voted during the ongoing World Championships.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Expectations high on Abhishek Verma, Jyothi Vennam at World Archery Championship 2021

The week-long event, which starts on Tuesday, will see competitions in both compound and recurve categories across men, women, mixed, and the team divisions.

published on : 19th September 2021

Practice of tie shots, breathing exercises gave dividends, says Paralympic medallist archer Harvinder Singh

Singh had dengue when he was just one-and-half years old and a local doctor administered him an injection that had an adverse effect and his legs stopped working properly.

published on : 7th September 2021

World Archery Youth Championship: India win gold in recurve cadet mixed and men's team event

In the under-18 men's recurve team final of the World Archery Youth Championship, the top-seeded Indian team edged past the French by 5-3 in a tight final.

published on : 15th August 2021

Killing two birds with solitary out-of-box idea

Forest officer replaces slingshots with sports equipment and books so that birds are saved and tribal children turn into sports champions, writes Sudhir Suryawanshi

published on : 15th August 2021

World Archery Youth Championship: India defeat Turkey in Compound Cadet Women team event to win gold

Indian Compound Cadet Women's team defeated Turkey 228-216 in the finals to win a gold medal in the championship.

published on : 14th August 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

Karimnagar police train aspirants including children in archery

Several archers who underwent training at Karimnagar Archery Academy have gone on to take part in national-level events and even got jobs and admissions at educational institutes across the country.

published on : 8th 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

Atanu’s loss marks end of mixed archery campaign

It was a poor start from the 29-year-old as a couple of loose arrows hit the red mark which saw him concede the first set 27-25.

published on : 1st August 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

Indian archers brace for one last chance at Tokyo Olympics

Team events being 16-team draws provided the best opportunity to win a medal but exited early from the men's team and mixed pair sections.

published on : 27th July 2021
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