newsarchery3 days 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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newsarchery6 days ago

Indian archers likely to be suspended from Olympic qualifying event

With the impasse concerning the Archery Association of India (AAI) unlikely to be solved before the deadline of July 31, World Archery could suspend the archers from future international competitions. The Indian archers might not get to participate in the qualifying event of Asian Championships.
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newsarchery25 days ago

World Archery appoints Abhinav Bindra to sort out controversy in AAI

In a recent development, Abhinav Bindra has been appointed by the World Archery to solve the fiasco surrounding the two factions of the Archery Association of India (AAI). This news has come up after a day when the world body de-listed the Indian archery association on Wednesday.
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newsarcherya month ago

Archery Association of India factions blame each other

The two factions of the Archery Association of India (AAI) have started blaming each other for the recent controversy in the governance of the sport. The World Archery has also decided to delist the Indian body from the list of its members stating that there is a breach of regulations by the AAI.
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newsarcherya month ago

We want to provide all the support to the archers, says Kiren Rijiju

India's newly-appointed sports minister Kiren Rijiju has assured that he is willing to provide all the support required by Indian archers to do well on the international stage in the coming years. Rijju has added that he is confident that the women’s team will secure a medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
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newsarcherya month ago

World Archery decommissions Archery Association of India

World Archery has delisted the Archery Association of India as a member and given it a month’s time to either abide by the rules or face a long-term suspension. WA said it will wait till July 31 before taking a final call as they await Supreme Court’s verdict on the controversial elections of AAI.
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newsarcherya month ago

Indian archery women's team bag bronze medal at World Championships

The Indian women's compound archery team of Jyoti Surekha Vennam, Muskan Kirar and Raj Kaur opened their account at the ongoing World Championship with a bronze medal. Jyoti shot six perfect 10s out of eight arrows as India ran out 229-226 winners against Turkey in the third-place play-off.
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newsarcherya month ago

Archery World Championships | Indian men’s recurve team cruises into pre-quarters

With a win against Norway on Tuesday, the Indian men’s recurve archery team has qualified for the pre-quarterfinal round of the ongoing World Archery Championships being held in the Netherlands. The Indian men’s and women’s team are also in contention for the Tokyo Olympics quota places.
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newsarcherya month ago

Archery World Championships | India finish 11th in qualification round

The Indian men’s recurve archery team finished 11th in the qualifications for the Archery World Championships with Tarundeep Rai getting the best finish among the Indians at the 11th place. The Indian men’s team will now have to win two matches to secure a place in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. 
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newsarcherya month ago

Reports : Indian archers likely to compete under World Archery and not Tricolour

According to reports from TOI, the Indian archers participating in the 2019 World Archery Championships in Netherlands could be competing under the banner of the international body and not the nation. This is because of the warring factions failing to get a president elect after weeks.
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