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Jharkhand name archery contingent for National Games

Jharkhand name archery contingent for National Games

 Jharkhand on Wednesday named a strong 14-member archery contingent to be led by Deepika Kumari for the 35th National Games to be held in Kerala from February 1 to 9.

Jan 28, 2015, 12:23 PM IST
Mixed year for Indian archers as slump in recurve continues

Mixed year for Indian archers as slump in recurve continues

Indian archers had their share of hits and misses but the sport made little headway on the whole as they continued their slump in recurve section in 2014, a trend that doesn't augur too well with the Rio Olympics less than two years to go.

Dec 23, 2014, 14:13 PM IST
Asian Games: Indian women lose recurve bronze play-off to Japan

Asian Games: Indian women lose recurve bronze play-off to Japan

The Indian recurve archers wrapped up a thoroughly disappointing performance at the 17th Asian Games after the women's team lost a tense bronze medal match to Japan in a shoot-off hereon Sunday.

Sep 28, 2014, 09:44 AM IST
Asian Games: Women recurve team still in medal hunt, men's team crash out

Asian Games: Women recurve team still in medal hunt, men's team crash out

India's women recurve team kept itself in medal contention by moving to the semifinals of the Asian Games even as the men's recurve team suffered a close 3-5 defeat against Hong Kong to crash out in the elimination round of the archery competition, here on Friday.

Sep 26, 2014, 10:08 AM IST
Deepika Kumari finishes 8th, qualifies for elimination round

Deepika Kumari finishes 8th, qualifies for elimination round

 Deepika Kumari, India's best bet in women's archery showed good form to come up as the eighth best in the ranking round of the women's individual recurve event at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field here on Wednesday.

Sep 24, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

Archer Deepika Kumari eyeing maiden Asian Games medal

Having missed out on a bronze medal in Guangzhou four years ago, Indian recurve archer Deepika Kumari is looking to open her account in the individual event at the Asian Games in Incheon next month.

Aug 24, 2014, 11:20 AM IST

Indian Women recurve team ranked No 3 in FITA world ranking

Buoyed by their gold medal win in the Archery World Cup Stage IV, Indian women`s recurve team has climbed four places to be at number three position in FITA world rankings.

Aug 14, 2014, 18:06 PM IST

Indian Women recurve team ranked No 3 in FITA world ranking

Buoyed by their gold medal win in the Archery World Cup Stage IV, Indian women`s recurve team has climbed four places to be at number three position in FITA world rankings.

Aug 14, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

Indian women win gold, men silver at Archery World Cup

Deepika Kumari-led women archers clinched the recurve team gold after routing Mexico 6-0 in the final as India returned with five medals in the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland Sunday.

Aug 10, 2014, 21:42 PM IST

India eyeing three gold in Archery World Cup

Indian men`s and women`s recurve teams have stormed into the finals in the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland.

Aug 09, 2014, 13:01 PM IST

Deepika Kumari to fight for bronze in Archery World Cup

Deepika Kumari will battle for a bronze in the individual recurve section after she lost in the semifinal of the Archery World Cup Stage IV being held in Wroclaw, Poland.

Aug 08, 2014, 12:06 PM IST

Back with a bang, Kumari Deepika now eyeing Archery World Cup Final berth

Having pocketed the recurve women`s top seed at the Archery World Cup last-stage, ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari is now eyeing a last-gasp berth into the World Cup Final where she has three silver medals.

Aug 07, 2014, 16:13 PM IST

Deepika Kumari shoots 454 to top women`s recurve ranking round

Deepika Kumari was back in her elements as the former world No 1 archer topped the qualification round along with the men`s team in the recurve section of the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland on Wednesday.

Aug 06, 2014, 17:36 PM IST

Tribal students lock TFA gate demanding quota for local talent

A group of tribal students sat on dharna on Wednesday locking the main gate of the Tata Football Academy (TFA) here demanding fifty per cent reservation for local talents in the recruitment of cadets.

Aug 06, 2014, 14:41 PM IST

Deepika Kumari eyes berth as trials for Asian Games, WC start

All eyes are on ace archer Deepika Kumari, who is struggling for form, as the two-phase selection trial for the Asian Games and World Cup Stage IV has begun here on Thursday.

Jul 03, 2014, 20:50 PM IST

After World Cup high, Indian archers go off the mark

Poor form of former World No.1 archer Deepika Kumari and "needless" selection changes have contributed to the dramatic drop in the performance of India`s famed women`s recurve team, which failed to qualify for the year`s opening World Cup months after winning the competition twice in a row.

Jun 04, 2014, 18:13 PM IST

Archers hit new low, return empty-handed from Shanghai WC

Indian compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam lost in the bronze medal play-off to cap a rare forgettable outing at the Archery World Cup Stage I in Shanghai today.

Apr 26, 2014, 17:25 PM IST

Top archers to be in action in National Ranking event

The country`s top archers, including Deepika Kumari, will be seen in action in the TATA National Ranking Archery Tournament (NRAT) - 2nd Stage for Sub-Junior, Junior and Senior beginning at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday.

Mar 24, 2014, 22:32 PM IST

No show of "materialism, nationalism" in Incheon: Games chief

Incheon Asian Games will not compete with the big spending Guangzhou Asiad in terms of big budget but deliver an "economical and effective" multi-sporting event, its organising committee chief said Tuesday.

Mar 18, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

Archer Deepika Kumari, Jharkhand`s `state icon` for LS polls

Ace archer Deepika Kumari would be the `state icon` for Jharkhand for coming Lok Sabha elections.

Mar 13, 2014, 19:58 PM IST

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