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Archery World Cup | Men’s compound team wins India’s only medal in bronze

India’s archery contingent’s below average performance in the Archery World Cup Stage III fetched them just one bronze medal on Saturday with the compound trio of Rajat Chauhan, Abhishek Verma and Aman Saini doing well. India failed to make any mark whatsoever in the recurve section.
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newsarcherya month ago

Reports | SAI denies monetary help for Indian compound archers ahead of World Championships

According to a TOI report, the SAI has denied the request to grant monetary help for the Indian compound archers’ acclimatisation-cum-training camp in Antalya, Turkey from May 27 to June 8. The request was made for the archers’ preparations ahead of the World Championships in the Netherlands.
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newsarchery2 months 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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newsarchery2 months 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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newsarchery2 months 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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newsarchery2 months 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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newsarchery2 months 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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newsarchery2 months ago

AAI to renew selection policy after trip cancellation

The Archery Association of India (AAI) has decided to rework their selection policy for sending contingents to major tournaments after top archers were forced to return from the airport last week. The association would now have three sets of teams – A, B, and C - to send to upcoming World Cups.
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newsarchery2 months ago

Archery World Cup | Flight delay forces India to skip tournament

The Indian senior recurve and compound teams failed to take part in the Archery World Cup in Medellin, Colombia due to a flight delay. The 23-member contingent was scheduled to take part in the World Cup starting from tomorrow but "operational issues" resulted in India’s non-participation.
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newsarchery7 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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