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Archery World Cup: Deepika Kumari-led women's recurve team claims silver in Paris
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Archery World Cup: Deepika Kumari-led women's recurve team claims silver in Paris

Chinese Taipei's trio of Lei Chien-Ying, Peng Chia-Mao and Kuo Tzu Ying wrapped up the game by the third set of the match as the final scoreline read 5-1 (168-163) in a one-sided encounter

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

Asia Cup Archery: India confirm six medals, including two gold
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Asia Cup Archery: India confirm six medals, including two gold

Having sealed six medals in team events on Sunday, the Indians did an encore in the individual sections riding on a superlative show by the compound archers.

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.

IOA terms dropping of shooting, wrestling from 2026 CWG 'shocking', asks CGF for discussion on matter
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IOA terms dropping of shooting, wrestling from 2026 CWG 'shocking', asks CGF for discussion on matter

Describing the exclusion of shooting, wrestling and archery as "shocking", IOA has asked the Commonwealth Games Federation for a discussion in the matter at its next General Assembly.

Delhi to host Asian Archery Para Championships after Kazakhstan expresses inability due to Ukraine war
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Delhi to host Asian Archery Para Championships after Kazakhstan expresses inability due to Ukraine war

India will host the Asian Archery Para Championships from 31 May to 6 June after Kazakhstan expressed its inability to stage the event, citing organisational issues because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Star compound archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam fails to qualify for Asian Games
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Star compound archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam fails to qualify for Asian Games

The 25-year-old Andhra archer, who won team silver and bronze medals in the 2014 and 2018 Asian Games, struggled to judge the wind direction and was the first to exit from the elimination round.

Asian Games: After missing cut, heartbroken archers Deepika and Atanu vow to return with best versions
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Asian Games: After missing cut, heartbroken archers Deepika and Atanu vow to return with best versions

The power-archery couple, who share five Olympics and a clutch of World titles between them, failed to make the India team in a three-week long trial that concluded at the SAI Centre Sonipat on Sunday.

Archer Deepika Kumari fails to make cut in Asian Games squad for first time since 2010
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Archer Deepika Kumari fails to make cut in Asian Games squad for first time since 2010

Deepika lost two of her three round robin matches in the final leg to miss her Asian Games berth at the SAI centre in Sonipat on Sunday.

Pooja becomes first Indian to enter final of World Archery Para Championships
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Pooja becomes first Indian to enter final of World Archery Para Championships

The 24-year-old came back from 0-2 down to defeat Hazel Chaisty of Britain 6-2 to assure India at least a second silver medal from the ongoing tournament.

Star archers Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das dropped from TOPS programme
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Star archers Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das dropped from TOPS programme

Deepika and Atanu were on Thursday dropped from the Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) due to their below-par performances in the national ranking tournament.

Asian Archery Championships: Recurve teams clinch silver as India conclude campaign with seven medals
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Asian Archery Championships: Recurve teams clinch silver as India conclude campaign with seven medals

India concluded their campaign at the continental showpiece with one gold, four silver and two bronze medals.

Asian Archery Championships: Mixed day for Indian archers; win one bronze, lose another
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Asian Archery Championships: Mixed day for Indian archers; win one bronze, lose another

The men's team of Rishabh Yadav, Abhishek Verma and Aman Saini outplayed local challengers Bangladesh 235-223, while the women's team was let down by their inexperience

Asian Archery Championships: Indian archers confirm three medals, face 'nemesis' Korea in all finals
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Asian Archery Championships: Indian archers confirm three medals, face 'nemesis' Korea in all finals

India also remained in the hunt for three bronze medals in the compound men, women and recurve mixed team events after losing their respective semifinal matches

Archery to have full 10 events at 2022 Asian Games
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Archery to have full 10 events at 2022 Asian Games

The Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asiad had added the mixed disciplines but removed the two individual events in the compound section.

Archery Association of India to organise tournament at SAI centre in Sonepat
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Archery Association of India to organise tournament at SAI centre in Sonepat

"These events are planned with the aims to enhance domestic competition, mass participation and to give an opportunity to the archers of the Northern region," AAI secretary general Pramod Chandurkar said in a release.

Jamshedpur to host 40th Senior Archery Nationals at Tata Archery Academy
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Jamshedpur to host 40th Senior Archery Nationals at Tata Archery Academy

The 10-day competition will be organised at the Tata Archery Academy as part of celebrations for the establishment's 25th anniversary.

Archery World Cup Final: Atanu Das, Deepika Kumari lose bronze matches as Indians return empty-handed
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Archery World Cup Final: Atanu Das, Deepika Kumari lose bronze matches as Indians return empty-handed

Das lost a one-sided bronze playoff to reigning Olympic champion Mete Gazoz of Turkey 6-0 (27-29, 26-27, 28-30). He doubled up as Deepika's coach when the world number two lost in the shoot-off to Olympic team bronze-medallist Michelle Kroppen.

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.