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World Archery Releases Updated Olympic Qualification Procedure

Lausanne (Switzerland): World Archery released its updated qualification procedures for the postponed Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. It confirmed in its statement that no further qualification events will take place this year. Furthermore, the period in which athletes can shoot minimum qualifying scores has been extended until June 28, 2021. “Continental qualification events in the Americas, […]

World Archery Lifts Suspension Of India

Lausanne: World Archery on Thursday conditionally lifted the suspension of the Archery Association of India (AAI) following elections that were held in New Delhi last week. The AAI had been suspended since August 5, 2019, with Indian athletes only allowed to compete under a neutral flag at events that directly affected their qualification chances for […]

World Archery says AAI suspension can be lifted "conditionally" if clear road map is made

New Delhi: In a significant development, the World Archery is willing to lift Archery Association of India’s suspension “conditionally” by the end of this month if a clear road map is established. The development came soon after Delhi High Court directed the sports ministry on Friday to form a five-member transition committee to look into […]

World Archery suspends AAI

Kolkata: The World Archery on Thursday suspended the Archery Association of India for defying its guidelines by electing two parallel bodies, asking the federation to put its house in order by the end of this month. The decision is effective from Monday and the last event in which the archers can participate under the Indian […]

Bindra appointed in panel to pick Indian archery teams

New Delhi: World Archery on Thursday appointed India’s only individual Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra as an “independent person” to oversee a selection panel which will pick the Indian team for the World Youth Championship to be held in Madrid in August. The world archery body had on Wednesday delisted the national federation – the […]

World Archery gives one-month ultimatum to AAI: Clear mess or face suspension

Kolkata: Archery’s world body has de-listed the Archery Association of India (AAI) as a member and given it a month’s time to either get its house in order or face suspension. World Archery said it will wait till July 31 before deciding on AAI’s suspension. WA will wait for the Supreme Court’s verdict on the […]