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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: 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: Indian women's team storms into final; Jyothi Sureka reaches semi-final
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Archery World Cup: Indian women's team storms into final; Jyothi Sureka reaches semi-final

A day after all of them slipped out of top-30 in the qualifying round to get a lowly 13th seed, the trio of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Simranjeet Kaur beat Ukraine, Britain and Turkey en route the summit clash

Archery World Cup: Compound mixed pair fights for bronze; flop show by recurve team
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Archery World Cup: Compound mixed pair fights for bronze; flop show by recurve team

The sixth-seeded Indian mixed team will take on fourth-seeded Turkey in its bid to win country’s third bronze medal from the meet.

Archery World Cup: Indian women's recurve team beats Chinese Taipei to win bronze medal
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Archery World Cup: Indian women's recurve team beats Chinese Taipei to win bronze medal

The young trio of Ridhi Phor, Komalika Bari and Ankita Bhakat defeated Chinese Taipei 6-2 (56-52, 54-51, 54-55, 55-54) in a one-sided bronze medal play-off encounter

Archery World Cup: Compound men archers stun mighty South Korea to set up gold medal clash; Women's team bags bronze
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Archery World Cup: Compound men archers stun mighty South Korea to set up gold medal clash; Women's team bags bronze

Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini and Rajat Chauhan rose above expectations to shock USA 234-228 in the quarterfinals before getting the better of South Korea in the shoot-off to seal their place in the title clash.

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.

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.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds Indian archers' 'stupendous performance' at World Cup
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds Indian archers' 'stupendous performance' at World Cup

Star archer Deepika Kumari led the show with supreme authority to grab a hat-trick of gold medals as India made an unprecedented clean sweep at the World Cup Stage 3 in Paris on Sunday for a perfect build-up to the Tokyo Olympics in less than a month's time.

Deepika Kumari reclaims world No 1 ranking after hat-trick of gold medals at Archery World Cup Stage 3
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Deepika Kumari reclaims world No 1 ranking after hat-trick of gold medals at Archery World Cup Stage 3

Deepika Kumari claimed gold medals in three recurve events — women's individual, team and mixed pair.

Archery World Cup: In-form Deepika Kumari powers India to impressive haul of three gold medals
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Archery World Cup: In-form Deepika Kumari powers India to impressive haul of three gold medals

Deepika blanked Russia's Elena Osipova 6-0 in the final of the women's individual recurve event to complete a hat-trick of gold medals in one day. She had earlier been a part of the mixed and women's gold-winning Indian teams.

Archery World Cup: Compound archer Abhishek Verma beats Kris Schaff to win gold
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Archery World Cup: Compound archer Abhishek Verma beats Kris Schaff to win gold

The world number five Schaff started the shoot-off with a nine and Verma, showing nerve of steel, clinched the contest in style with a perfect 10 to open India's account.

Archery World Cup: Days after missing out on Olympic quota, women's recurve archery team reaches final
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Archery World Cup: Days after missing out on Olympic quota, women's recurve archery team reaches final

India, who had won the first stage of the World Cup in Guatemala City in April, will face Mexico on Sunday in a repeat of the first stage final.

Archery World Cup: Atanu Das-Deepika Kumari enter final to assure medal for India; Abhishek Verma enters semis
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Archery World Cup: Atanu Das-Deepika Kumari enter final to assure medal for India; Abhishek Verma enters semis

Atanu and Deepika, who are India's best medal hope in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, were at their best to make their first final together where they will face the Netherlands in the summit clash on Sunday.

Archery World Cup: Deepika Kumari reaches semi-final in recurve individual event; Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai exit
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Archery World Cup: Deepika Kumari reaches semi-final in recurve individual event; Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai exit

Deepika reigned supreme with scores of 29, 28 and 28 that included four perfect 10s with two closest to the centre (X) to knock out the veteran Mexican.

Archery World Cup: Abhishek Verma, Jyothi Surekha Vennam best placed Indians after qualification round
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Archery World Cup: Abhishek Verma, Jyothi Surekha Vennam best placed Indians after qualification round

In their first international competition in about two years, the Indian compound archers appeared rusty.

Archery World Cup: Indian women's recurve team finish second in qualification after Olympics disappointment
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Archery World Cup: Indian women's recurve team finish second in qualification after Olympics disappointment

The troika of world number three Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Komalika Bari, who had made a shock second-round exit in the final Olympic Qualifier on Sunday, accumulated 1986 points to qualify for the pre-quarter-finals.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian women's archery team's qualification hangs in balance due to travel ban
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian women's archery team's qualification hangs in balance due to travel ban

India have a team quota in the men's event and an individual quota in the women's event for the Tokyo Games but the fate of the women's team hangs in balance.