India win compound men’s gold, Bhardwaj bags silver, bronze for mixed team

For the second consecutive Archery World Cup stage of the 2022, the Indian men’s team shone bright in the compound event as they defeated France to clinch gold in Gwangju, South Korea on Saturday. India’s compound archery trio of Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini and Rajat Chauhan produced a stirring fightback against France in the men’s … Read more

Deepika Kumari, back in the Indian team, excited to compete at World Cup Stage 3

Out of action since the Tokyo Olympics, Indian archer Deepika Kumari is set to make a comeback in the upcoming Stage 3 of the World Cup beginning in Paris on Tuesday. Also returning to action is star compound archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam. Deepika, the 28-year-old, had won an individual gold medal in this tournament in … Read more

Verma reaches SF with huge upset, also in mixed team bronze match with Jyothi

Abhishek Verma stormed into the men’s compound archery semifinals at the World Games in Birmingham, Alabama stunning world No 1 and former world champion Mike Schloesser in the quarterfinal. Verma also reached the bronze medal match in the mixed team event with Jyothi Surekha Vennam. The 33-year-old Verma qualified in ninth place after shooting 707, … Read more

With a quiver of hope, Jyothi Surekha Vennam makes the most of a second chance

For a world-class athlete, Jyothi Surekha Vennam is accepting of circumstances when things don’t work out for her. Where athletes sometimes expect past glories to make up for their present shortcomings, the 25-year-old compound archer understands and accepts the unforgiving nature of sport where even one bad afternoon can undo years of hard work. It … Read more