newsarchery5 days ago

Archery Association of India’s elections likely to be held on June 9

The Archery Association of India (AAI)’s elections are likely to be held on June 9 after Sunil Sharma decided to withdraw his May 26 poll notice. Secretary Maha Singh met the Supreme Court-appointed CoA and has issued a fresh notification for the elections to be held in Chandigarh.
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newsarchery8 days ago

Supreme Court gives four more weeks to AAI for conducting elections

The Supreme Court has reportedly offered four more weeks to the Archery Association of India (AAI) for conducting fresh elections after the petitioner came with a request for a modification in judgment. Earlier reports had emerged of the association being divided into two camps ahead of elections.
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newsarchery9 days ago

Sony Pictures Network sign broadcasting deal with World Archery

Aiming to increase eyeballs and leverage the international calendar of archery after Deepkia Kumar’s performance in Commonweath Games 2010, World Archery has signed a broadcasting deal with Sony Pictures Network to highlight the popularity of the sport in sub-continents ahead of Tokyo Olympics.
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newsarchery10 days ago

Reports : AAI likely to have two separate elections after Supreme Court order

The Archery Association of India (AAI) has reportedly divided into two camps after the Supreme Court ordered fresh elections with the association likely to have two elections. The court had set aside the previous AAI elections, which was held in December last year, declaring it null and void.
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newsarchery15 days ago

Archery Association of India appoints acting president to begin election process

The Archery Association of India has opted to name senior vice president Sunil Sharma as its acting president in order to begin the election process as per Supreme Court's order. Sharma added that the AA was in the process of searching an experienced Returning Officer to conduct elections.
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newsarchery16 days ago

There’s a lot of interference from previous group, says AAI secretary

Archery Association of India (AAI) secretary Maha Singh has said that there is a lot of interference from the previous group, led by Vijay Kumar Malhotra, which ran the association till last year. The association had appointed Kailash and Ved Kumar as compound coaches for the World Cup.
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newsarchery17 days ago

AAI president BVP Rao resigns after Supreme Court verdict

After Supreme Court Justices AM Khanwilkar and Ajay Rastogi ruled that fresh elections are to be held for the Archery Association of India in four weeks after the chief of the association BVP Rao decided to step down. Rao has stated that he has resigned in protest against the Indian sports system.
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newsarchery18 days ago

Archery Association of India lands in trouble regarding coaches’ selection for World Cup

In yet another controversy in Indian archery, the AAI has picked ‘wrong coaches’ to travel with the team for the World Cup Stage II to be held from May 6 to 12 in Shanghai. Monali Jadhav’s coach Chandrakant Ilag has written a letter to the director general of SAI regarding the issue.
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newsarchery21 days ago

Reports | AAI to drop Anita Kumari after she was tested positive in dope test

After Indian archer Anita Kumari was tested positive for a banned substance called propanolol, the Archery Association of India (AAI) might drop her from the national squad ahead of World Cup Stage II in Shanghai. The sample was collected from her during the Khelo India Youth Games in January.
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newsarchery25 days ago

Reports | Archery Association of India contemplating legal action against Dutch airline

The Archery Association of India is mulling over to sue Dutch airline KLM after the Indian archery team failed to participate in the Colombia World Cup. The AAI released a statement stating that it was the responsibility of the KLM to take the Indian team to Columbia for the global event. 
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