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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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: With or without COVID-19 vaccine, India’s top athletes ready for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: With or without COVID-19 vaccine, India’s top athletes ready for Games

Thursday marks six months since the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics were postponed. Can the Games be held without a vaccine next July? Firstpost spoke to seven Tokyo-bound athletes and two coaches about competing at the Games next July in the absence of a vaccine.

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.

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

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

Sports Authority of India to arrange accommodation after archers competing in Olympic qualifiers are left to fend for themselves
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Sports Authority of India to arrange accommodation after archers competing in Olympic qualifiers are left to fend for themselves

The Sports Ministry's decision came after reports claimed that Olympians like Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Atanu Das were left to fend for themselves after arriving in Pune for the selection trials

AAI suspension, factionalism overshadows stellar 2019 show by Indian archers in build-up to Tokyo Olympics
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AAI suspension, factionalism overshadows stellar 2019 show by Indian archers in build-up to Tokyo Olympics

Suspension, internal mudslinging and factionalism overshadowed some stellar performances by Indian archers as the sport went from bad to worse with just a few months left for Tokyo Olympics in an eventful 2019.

Asian Archery Championships: Atanu Das leads charge as Indian archers pick up three bronze medals, ensure at least as many silvers
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Asian Archery Championships: Atanu Das leads charge as Indian archers pick up three bronze medals, ensure at least as many silvers

Das, who had also won a bronze in the recurve mixed team competition with Deepika Kumari on Monday, later completed a hat-trick of bronze medals by finishing on the podium in the men's recurve team event as well

Eyes on Tokyo Olympics, Atanu Das leads revival of India's recurve archery
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Eyes on Tokyo Olympics, Atanu Das leads revival of India's recurve archery

At Rio Olympics, Das was the lone male archer from India and had reached the pre-quarters. For Tokyo, the archer from Kolkata is working on his skills as well as mental toughness.

Four archers included in TOPS scheme for 2020 Tokyo Olympics; financial proposals worth Rs 34 lakh cleared
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Four archers included in TOPS scheme for 2020 Tokyo Olympics; financial proposals worth Rs 34 lakh cleared

As many as four archers have been included in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Mission Olympic Cell.

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju interacts with Indian archery team, says there will be no shortage of funds for training
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Sports minister Kiren Rijiju interacts with Indian archery team, says there will be no shortage of funds for training

The newly appointed sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday interacted with the Indian archers and assured that the government will provide adequate funds for their training ahead.

World Archery Championships 2019: Indian men's recurve team bag silver after failing to beat China
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World Archery Championships 2019: Indian men's recurve team bag silver after failing to beat China

Seeking a maiden gold in the World Archery Championships, India led 27-26 midway into the first set but the trio of Tarundeep Rai, Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav let the opportunity slip later in the final

World Archery Championships: India men's recurve team qualify for gold medal match for first time in 14 years
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World Archery Championships: India men's recurve team qualify for gold medal match for first time in 14 years

India beat the Netherlands in a shoot off to qualify for the gold medal match of World Archery Championships 2019.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's recurve team book three Olympic quota places in archery, women falter against Belarus
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's recurve team book three Olympic quota places in archery, women falter against Belarus

Tarundeep Rai, Praveen Ramesh Jadhav and Atanu Das sealed three quota places for Tokyo Olympics 2020 after progressing to the quarter-finals of World Archery Championship.

Archery World Championships: Indian men, women teams one win away from securing 2020 Tokyo Olympic berths
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Archery World Championships: Indian men, women teams one win away from securing 2020 Tokyo Olympic berths

Indian men's recurve team put up a solid show to go past Norway 5-1 and storm into the pre-quarterfinals at the World Archery Championships to be just one win away from securing an Olympic quote.

Archery World Cup Stage III: Four Indians including Deepika Kumari, Tarundeep Rai enter third round; Atanu Das ousted
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Archery World Cup Stage III: Four Indians including Deepika Kumari, Tarundeep Rai enter third round; Atanu Das ousted

Four Indians including Deepika Kumari and Tarundeep Rai advanced into third round even as Atanu Das crashed out in the recurve individual section of the Archery World Cup Stage III