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Para-archer Ankit hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19, says Sports Authority of India
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Para-archer Ankit hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19, says Sports Authority of India

The national camp for the para-archers began with eight athletes on 5 October. "To ensure proper treatment and close monitoring of his vitals, he was shifted to the Bhagwan Dass Hospital in Sonepat on Wednesday," SAI said in a statement.

Deepika Kumari feels Indian women archers face daunting task to secure full quota at Tokyo Olympics
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Deepika Kumari feels Indian women archers face daunting task to secure full quota at Tokyo Olympics

Deepika is currently the country's only woman archer to have secured a spot at the Tokyo Games after winning gold at the Asian Continental Qualification Tournament in Bangkok last year.

India's Olympic hopeful archers begin quest for momentum as training resumes
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India's Olympic hopeful archers begin quest for momentum as training resumes

Training resumed gradually from August with men's and women's recurve archers returning to the Pune's Army Sports Institute (ASI) on 25 August.

Indian archer Atanu Das says Tokyo Olympics 2020 will be his best performance at Games
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Indian archer Atanu Das says Tokyo Olympics 2020 will be his best performance at Games

Das, who is part of the national camp and is currently training at ASI Pune, has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics along with compatriots Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav in the men's recurve team event with an impressive show at the 2019 World Championships

India’s top archers to ‘find their range’ after six-month coronavirus pandemic-enforced hiatus
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India’s top archers to ‘find their range’ after six-month coronavirus pandemic-enforced hiatus

Since the country went under lockdown in March due to coronavirus, India’s top archers like Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das have not trained over 70 metres, the distance of the target in archery.

Firstpost Masterclass: Atanu Das breaks down the craft of recurve archery
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Firstpost Masterclass: Atanu Das breaks down the craft of recurve archery

Why is an archer's drawing hand more muscular than other? How many arrows does an archer shoot in a day? What is an anchor point, and why is it crucial? India's top recurve archer, Atanu Das, answers all that and more in Firstpost Masterclass

National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award
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National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award

This is the first time in the history of awards that five athletes have been recommended for the Khel Ratna, with the final decision resting on sports minister Kiren Rijiju

National archery camp to resume on 25 August in Pune with 16 archers, says SAI
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National archery camp to resume on 25 August in Pune with 16 archers, says SAI

A total of 16 recurve archers — eight men and as many women, along with four coaches and two support staff will report for the camp on 25 August and undergo the mandatory 14-day period inside the ASI campus before starting their training sessions.

SAI shortlists 258 athletes for Junior TOPS group, to be provided Rs 25,000 in monthly allowance
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SAI shortlists 258 athletes for Junior TOPS group, to be provided Rs 25,000 in monthly allowance

The support will be extended through a group/systems approach and a monthly out of pocket allowance of Rs 25,000 will be given to every TOPS athlete.

World Archery announces provisional dates, venues for 2021 World Cup stages and World Championships
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World Archery announces provisional dates, venues for 2021 World Cup stages and World Championships

The archery World Championships will be held in Yankton, USA from 19 to 26 September, while the World Cup stages will start on 19 April in Guatemala City,

Tokyo Olympics 2020: No qualifiers this year, world rankings frozen, decides World Archery
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: No qualifiers this year, world rankings frozen, decides World Archery

World Archery extended the suspension of all international competitions till the end of August. It, however, is hoping to start competitions (not Olympic qualifiers) before the end of the year.

Coronavirus Outbreak: AAI secretary general Pramod Chandurkar manufacturing PPE kits at archery equipment factory
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Coronavirus Outbreak: AAI secretary general Pramod Chandurkar manufacturing PPE kits at archery equipment factory

Chandurkar, who coached India team to the Asian Cup gold in 1989, also owns a company, Ruth India, which manufactures archery equipment and sportswear

Coronavirus Outbreak: AAI working with Sports Ministry to facilitate treatment of three-time Olympian Limba Ram amidst pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: AAI working with Sports Ministry to facilitate treatment of three-time Olympian Limba Ram amidst pandemic

Limba Ram has developed swelling in both his legs after his injections could not be administered due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: Archery Association of India to start online lessons for coaches, players during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Archery Association of India to start online lessons for coaches, players during lockdown

There will be a coach development programme and sports science lectures on physiology, biochemistry, strength-conditioning, nutrition and doping among others till 12 May

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian archer Tarundeep Rai watching workout videos on YouTube, doing dry shooting during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian archer Tarundeep Rai watching workout videos on YouTube, doing dry shooting during lockdown

Rai hopes the current situation will normalise in about three months and when the season resumes, he will again pick up his bow and arrows

2022 Commonwealth Games: India, Australia could get boost in overall medals tally from shooting, archery championships in Chandigarh
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2022 Commonwealth Games: India, Australia could get boost in overall medals tally from shooting, archery championships in Chandigarh

NRAI president Raninder Singh said the decision to add the shooting and archery medals to the games medal standings was groundbreaking

2022 Commonwealth Games: IOA's proposal to host additional shooting, archery events endorsed by British House of Lords
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2022 Commonwealth Games: IOA's proposal to host additional shooting, archery events endorsed by British House of Lords

Last month, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had withdrawn its threat to boycott the Birmingham Commonwealth Games over shooting's omission and instead decided to submit a formal proposal to host a shooting championship

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepika Kumari hopes Archery Association of India learns from mistakes after lifting of suspension
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepika Kumari hopes Archery Association of India learns from mistakes after lifting of suspension

Newly-elected AAI president Arjun Munda, who defeated BVP Rao for the top post, also reacted with excitement to the lifting of suspension by World Archery

Union minister Arjun Munda elected as president of Archery Association of India
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Union minister Arjun Munda elected as president of Archery Association of India

Munda's entire panel secured majority share of votes and were elected for a full tenure of four years.

Arjun Munda to be up against BVP Rao for Archery Association of India president's post as faction-ridden association eyes new dawn
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Arjun Munda to be up against BVP Rao for Archery Association of India president's post as faction-ridden association eyes new dawn

The suspended and faction-ridden Archery Association of India (AAI) will hope for a new beginning when it goes to polls on Saturday on the directions of the Delhi High Court.