newsarchery7 days 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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newsarchery11 days 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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newsarchery12 days 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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newsarchery13 days 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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newsarcherya month 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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newsarcherya month 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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newsarcherya month 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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newsarchery2 months 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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newsarchery2 months 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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newsarchery2 months 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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