newsarchery7 days ago

World Archery Championship | Atanu Das, Deepika Kumari find place in India squad

Archers Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari have been selected in the Indian squad for the upcoming World Archery Championship which will be held in The Netherlands from June 10. India will get an opportunity to book team quota places for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics during the upcoming world event.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Archery Association of India awaiting Supreme Court order to gain Sports Ministry recognition

Archery Association of India president BVP Rao has revealed that the Indian governing body will get the Sports Ministry’s recognition after a Supreme Court expected approval. AAI has been given time till March 31 to fall in line with the regulations of the Sports Ministry or risk de-recognition.
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newsarchery2 months ago

World Archery offer relief to Archery Association of India

The World Archery body has dropped its threat to suspend the Archery Association of India (AAI) as it recognized the BVP Rao-led faction as a member of the world governing body in “good standing”. Rao took the matter into his own hands and met top officials at its headquarter in Lausanne on Monday.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Archery Association of India elections not recognised, informs world body

The World Archery has refused to recognise the recent elections of Archery Association of India which were held on December 22. The world body has raised questions over the constitution that was used to conduct the elections by saying that it was not formally approved before that.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Newly elected AAI body tries to bring Indian archery back on track

The new Archery Association Of India (AAI) headed by B V P Rao has started taking decisions to bring the National Archery back on track. The sport was left in limbo and lived an uncertain life for six years owing to the AAI's derecognition by the sports ministry in December 2012.
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newsarchery4 months ago

Reports | SAI to take action against archery coach Jiwanjot Singh

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is mulling to take action against archery coach Jiwanjot Singh who is facing disciplinary action after speaking against the Sports Ministry over Dronacharya Award selection. Jiwanjot had resigned from the position of the national coach in September.
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newsarchery5 months ago

Archery | Don’t need foreign coach at this juncture, says Deepika Kumari

Archer Deepika Kumari has stated that at the moment if a new foreign coach is brought in, they will have new ideas and new techniques which the players will take time to adapt to and hence is not needed. Deepika had won a bronze medal in recently concluded World Cup finals that too without a coach.
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newsarchery5 months ago

Youth Olympic Games | Akash Malik emerges as first Indian archer to bag silver medal

16-year old Indian archer Akash Malik became the first Indian to clinch a silver medal in archery at the Youth Olympics after he finished behind USA’s Trent Cowles in the men’s recurve event. Malik had previously beaten Belgium’s Senna Roos in the semi-finals by an overall scoreline of 6-0.
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newsarchery5 months ago

Para archer Harvinder Singh hopes many archers will take his gold as an inspiration

Recurve archer Harvinder Singh, who has won a maiden archery gold medal at the Asian Para Games, has stated that he hopes his medal will make a new beginning for other archers to achieve what he has achieved. His was India's seventh gold medal at the ongoing Asian Para Games in Indonesia.
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newsarchery6 months ago

Archery World Cup | Deepika Kumari wins her fifth medal in World Cups

Deepika Kumari won the Bronze medal in a closely contested final defeating Lisa Unruh from Germany as the result was decided by a shoot off. In the 2018 Asian Games held in Indonesia, she failed to bag a medal in any of the events she participated in, thus ending the event on a disappointing note.
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