newsarchery6 days ago

AAI fiasco results in India missing Asia Cup

The Indian archers suffered another setback as they were unable to participate in the ongoing Asia Cup as a result of the controversy that surrounds the suspended AAI. Appointment of the transitory committee is pending a court case, which may cause India to keep missing major tournaments.
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newsarchery22 days ago

World Archery Youth Championships | Komalika Bari becomes second Indian to win recurve cadet gold

Young archer Komalika Bari became only the second Indian after Deepika Kumari to win a gold medal in the recurve event at the World Archery Youth Championships on Sunday. India also won gold in compound junior mixed pair event on Saturday and bronze in compound junior men's team event on Friday.
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newsarchery23 days ago

World Youth Archery Championships | India clinch mixed team gold in junior compound event

Indian pair of Markoo Raginee and Sukhbeer Singh defeated Switzerland’s Janine Hunsperger and Andrea Vallaro in the final to bag the mixed team gold medal in the junior compound event. The Indian duo got the better of the Swiss pair by 152-147 in the summit clash of the global event in Madrid.
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newsarchery25 days ago

India men’s bag bronze, mixed team assured of silver in World Archery Youth Championships

India clinched the bronze medal in the compound junior men’s team event at the ongoing World Archery Youth Championships in Madrid by beating Colombia in the play-offs on Friday. The Indian trio beat Colombia 234-231, while the mixed team beat Iran 154-151 to be assured of a silver medal.
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newsarcherya month ago

Court orders AAI to comply with World Archery guidelines

The Delhi High Court has asked the AAI to constitute a Transitory Committee (TC) and abide by the World Archery guidelines. The Court has also added that Justice B.D. Ahmed, a former chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, will be made the chairperson of the committee.
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newsarcherya month ago

World Archery could lift AAI suspension if rapid progress is observed

The World Archery body claimed that they could conditionally lift the suspension handed out to AAI if the latter make some rapid progress in establishing a concrete roadmap. This roadmap will need to be approved by the international body before being implemented by the stand-in committee.
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newsarcherya month ago

We are not sure about our fate, says Bombayla Devi after World Archery suspended the Indian federation

India’s top female archer Bombayla Devi has said that the archers in the country are not sure about their future after the World Archery decided to suspend the Indian federation on Thursday. Bombayla has also added that the archers will sit together and write a letter to the sports ministry soon.
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newsarcherya month ago

World Archery body suspends Archery Association of India with immediate effect

The World Archery governing body has suspended AAI for defying its guidelines by electing two parallel bodies after failing to reach a solution last month. The last event in which national archers will be able to participate under the Indian flag is the World Archery Youth Championships.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Deepika Kumari wins silver in Olympic test event

Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari managed a podium finish at the Olympic test event as she managed to clinch a silver medal after dominating the women’s recurve event. On the final day, Kumari was in top form before her confident run was halted by 18-year-old Korean An San, who was 6-0 in the final.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Tokyo Olympic Test Event| Deepika Kumari comes fourth in qualifications

Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari managed to finish fourth in the test event qualification round of the Tokyo Olympics as she shot 668 out of a possible 720 points, thus qualifying for the knock-out round. Her compatriot, Atanu Das didn’t have a similar game as he finished 19th in men’s section.
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