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Archery World Cup: Jyothi Surekha clinches individual silver after mixed team gold in Paris
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Archery World Cup: Jyothi Surekha clinches individual silver after mixed team gold in Paris

Verma and Sureka defeated the fifth seed Sophie Dodemont and Jean Philippe Boulch 152-149 in front of a boisterous home crowd in a final that saw the Indian pair shine in a closely-fought contest

Archery World Cup:  Compound mixed pair reach final, confirm second medal for India
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Archery World Cup: Compound mixed pair reach final, confirm second medal for India

The compound mixed pair of Verma and Jyothi defeated Estonia's Robin Jaatma and Lisell Jaatma 156-151 in a lopsided semi-final, a day after Deepika Kumari made it to the finals in the recurve women's team event.

Archery World Cup: India clinch successive compound men’s team gold, bronze for mixed team
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Archery World Cup: India clinch successive compound men’s team gold, bronze for mixed team

Indian men's compound archery team on Saturday came from behind to prevail over France by two points in an intense finish to win the gold medal in successive World Cup stages

Archery World Cup: Indian men's compound trio pumped up after gold medal success in Asian Games year
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Archery World Cup: Indian men's compound trio pumped up after gold medal success in Asian Games year

Indian archery tasted its first international success of the season on Saturday morning when its men’s compound trio of Rajat Chauhan, Abhishek Verma, and Aman Saini defeated France in the final of the Antalya World Cup Stage 1 to claim the gold medal.

Archery World Cup: India men's compound team wins gold medal; beats France in final
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Archery World Cup: India men's compound team wins gold medal; beats France in final

The trio of Rajat Chauhan, Abhishek Verma, and Aman Saini scored a total of 232 out of a possible 240 in response to the European side's 230 to win the final.

Archery World Cup Stage 1: Indian recurve mixed pair advances to final, confirms second medal
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Archery World Cup Stage 1: Indian recurve mixed pair advances to final, confirms second medal

Shrugging off their disappointment in the team events, the recurve mixed pair of Tarundeep Rai and Ridhi Phor downed Spain 5-3 to advance to the final.

Archery World Cup Stage 1: Indian compound archers in final of team event, assured of medal
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Archery World Cup Stage 1: Indian compound archers in final of team event, assured of medal

The trio of Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Aman Saini, who were seeded ninth, overcame a stiff fight from their opponents from Britain to win 236-235.

Asian Games compound archery squads picked as national selection trials end
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Asian Games compound archery squads picked as national selection trials end

The same team which was picked after the trials at the SAI Center will also represent the country at the first three World Cups in Antalya (17-24 April), Shanghai (15-22 May) and Paris (19-26 June).

Manu Bhaker and Javad Foroughi win air pistol mixed team gold in President's Cup
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Manu Bhaker and Javad Foroughi win air pistol mixed team gold in President's Cup

The Indo-Iranian pair got the better of the French-Russian duo of Mathilde Lamolle and Artem Chernousov 16-8 in the gold medal match on Friday.

Seven-member Indian contingent to compete in inaugural ISSF President's Cup
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Seven-member Indian contingent to compete in inaugural ISSF President's Cup

The top 12 athletes in individual rifle and pistol events according to the 2021 world ranking post the Games, have been invited to participate in the event where individual winners will be awarded the Golden Target, the Best Athlete of the Year title.

Abhishek Verma makes first round exit from Archery World Cup
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Abhishek Verma makes first round exit from Archery World Cup

The 2014 Asian Games gold-medallist Verma, who qualified after winning the third stage of the World Cup in Paris, had won a silver in the 2015 edition.

World Archery Championships: India's mixed pairs in compound archery clinch silver
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World Archery Championships: India's mixed pairs in compound archery clinch silver

The star Indian mixed pair duo of Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam, who stood fourth in the ranking round, started off with a one-point lead but thereafter it was a story of Colombian dominance. The Indians went down by a four-point margin (150-154).

Archery World Championships: Ankita Bhakat, Abhishek Verma, Jyothi Surekha Vennam sail into quarters
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Archery World Championships: Ankita Bhakat, Abhishek Verma, Jyothi Surekha Vennam sail into quarters

In the individual event, Ankita produced the biggest upset on Thursday when the 23-year-old Kolkata archer held her nerves to eliminate Korean world number four Kang Chae-Young

Archery World Championships: India women’s compound team enters final; men’s team bows out in quarters
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Archery World Championships: India women’s compound team enters final; men’s team bows out in quarters

The seventh-seeded women's team, comprising Priya Gurjar, Muskan Kirar and Jyothi Surekha, held its nerves in a close battle with Linda Ochoa-Anderson, Paige Pearce and Makenna Proctor on Wednesday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker last hope for India's faltering shooting campaign in 25m pistol
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker last hope for India's faltering shooting campaign in 25m pistol

Bhaker will get one last chance to leave her mark at the Games on Thursday after she endured a major weapon malfunction leading to a heartbreaking exit from the women's 10 air pistol event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey team, Lovlina Borgohain clinch wins; Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary disappoint
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey team, Lovlina Borgohain clinch wins; Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary disappoint

At the Asaka shooting range, the Indians largely misfired and with that the hopes of medals in the 10m air pistol and 10m air rifle mixed team events went up in smoke.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Highlights, Day 1: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver; Netherlands thrash India 5-1 in women's hockey
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 Highlights, Day 1: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver; Netherlands thrash India 5-1 in women's hockey

Follow live blog for scores and updates from Tokyo Olympics 2020 as Indian contingent eyes glory.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: On eve of Indian shooters' first big test, coaches remain confident
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: On eve of Indian shooters' first big test, coaches remain confident

Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan will represent India in the women's 10m air rifle competition on Saturday followed by the men's 10m air pistol qualification and the final with Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma in action.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Strong Indian shooting contingent aim to make impact on opening day
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Strong Indian shooting contingent aim to make impact on opening day

Alongside Abhishek Verma, Saurabh Chaudhary will be part of the first competition day action in the men's 10m air pistol event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Saurabh Chaudhary can beat four-time gold medallist Jin Jong-Oh, feels Jitu Rai
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Saurabh Chaudhary can beat four-time gold medallist Jin Jong-Oh, feels Jitu Rai

In terms of form, wins and records, Chaudhary is to the Indian shooting contingent ahead of the Tokyo Games, what Rai was to the group that competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics.