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Archery- Atanu Das loses pre-quarters, India’s medal hopes over

India archers’ campaign in the Rio 2016 Olympics came to an end after Atanu Das crashed out of the men’s individual event losing to Korea’s Seungyun Lee on Friday. Das was India’s last hope in archery after Deepika Kumari and Bombayla Devi lost from the women’s individual event on Thursday. Das had a close game

Archery, boxing lift Indian spirits at Rio Olympics

Rio de Janeiro: Women archers were on target in the individual events, while Manoj Kumar scripted a triumph of the underdog in the boxing ring as India bounced back from the disappointment of star shooter Jitu Rai’s barren Olympic campaign on the fifth day of the Rio Games here. In a campaign which is yet

Atanu Das wins the last set 29-28 and qualifies, Round of 16 after a 6-4 victory

Rio:  Atanu Das reaches the third round of the men’s individual archery event by defeating Cuba’s Adrian Andres Puentes Perez with 6-4 and  finished the round in style. Das was leading the set with 4-0 on board, post second set his Cuban opponent took the charge of third and fourth set. Das came back strongly

Russian para athletes banned for political reasons: World Archery

Lausanne:  The suspension of Russian athletes from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games was made for political reasons and contravenes the main principle of the Paralympic movement, the international governing body for the sport of archery has said. In July, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) urged the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to suspend Russia from the

Indian women’s archery team go down in Olympic quarters (2nd Lead)

Rio de Janeiro,  The Indian women’s archery team crashed out of the Rio Olympics after losing to Russia in the quarter-finals at the Olympic archery stadium here on Sunday. The Indians, who had clinched a silver in the 2015 World Championships, turned in an inconsistent show to lose 23-25 in the shoot-off after both teams

Deepika struggles to figure out reason for poor show

Rio de Janeiro: Archer Deepika Kumari expressed bewilderment after a dismal show during the women’s team event where the Indian team finished a dejecting seventh in the qualification round of the Rio Olympics Games, here. All Deepika managed was 640 out of 720 which was good enough for a 20th position while experienced Bombayla Devi