Deepika Kumari Helps India Book Rio Spot

It turned out to be a memorable day for the Indian women’s recurve team at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on Tuesday. Led by Deepika Kumari, the Indian squad not only secured the coveted quota at the 2016 Rio Olympics, but also progressed to the final of the prestigious world meet. Hopes, however,

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Abhishek Verma Top Seed At World Archery Championships

The qualification rounds of the World Archery Championships got completed on Monday at Copenhagen, Denmark with compound archer Abhishek Verma putting up a stellar show. The 2014 Asian Games gold medallist shot up to the top position in the qualifying rounds with a score of 697. The men’s compound team secured the third position and

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Inderjeet Singh stars at Universiade 2015

For a nation with a populace more than a billion and several acclaimed Universities, India’s execution at the Universiade 2015 was mediocre. But, not so disappointing if we look at India’s 2013 record at the Universiade where Indian shot-putter Inderjeet Singh earned the only medal for the country. At the Gwangju Universiade 2015, India fared

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Gwangju Sports Meet: Indian Shooters Open Account

India opened its medal tally at Gwangju Sports Meet being held in South Korea in the 10m Air Rifle shooting team event stowing a bronze. The trio of Akhil Sheoran, Harmanvir Singh and Ekambir Singh shot a sum of 1859.0 points, to finish third behind the shooters from China (1870.6 points) and Korea (1866.4). Apurvi

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Road To Rio – Indian Archers Gear Up For World Archery Meet

The toughest and most important part of the season starts for our Indian archers as Olympic Qualification period beckons. The principle qualifying tournament is the 2015 World Archery Championships which will be held in Denmark from 26th July to 2nd August this year. Qualification Calendar for Indian archers: The tournaments that are of prime importance

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Indian Archers Denied Visa By US Embassy

The Indian youth archery team that was set to represent the country at the World Youth Archery Championship had to deal with a major blow at the hands of the US Embassy in New Delhi. The embassy rejected 20 visa applications out of 31 members of the Indian contingent who were due to take part

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Deepika Kumari Wins Bronze At Archery World Cup

Former world no. 1 Deepika Kumari underlined her return to form by clinching the individual bronze medal in women’s recurve archery at the second stage of the Archery World Cup, in Antalya, on Sunday. In the bronze medal play-off, the Indian archer stunned the eighth-ranked Korean Chang Hye Jin 6-2 (26-25, 29-26, 26-28, 28-27). This

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Archery World Cup: Indian Teams Lose In Quarters

It was a disappointing day for Indian archers as none of the Indian teams managed to make the semi-finals in the second stage of the Archery World Cup held in Antalya, Turkey. The men’s recurve team and the women’s compound team were the only ones that secured a place in the quarters while the men’s

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Deepika Kumari Aims For Bronze At Archery World Cup

Recurve archer Deepika Kumari was the best performing Indian in the second stage of the Archery World Cup in Antalya, Turkey on Wednesday as she secured a place in the bronze medal play-off. The former world no. 1 put up a brave fight in the semi-finals but was denied a place in the final by

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Archery World Cup: Abhishek Verma Qualifies 6th

Asian Games gold medallist Abhishek Verma was the best-placed Indian archer as the second stage of Archery World Cup began in Antalya, Turkey on Wednesday. Verma qualified in 6th place in the men’s compound category. The other Indians who secured a top 10 ranking in the qualification rounds were Deepika Kumari in women’s recurve section

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