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No Deepika Kumari in Asian Games archery squad for the first time since 2010 | More sports News – Times of India

SONIPAT: World number two Deepika Kumari has failed to make the Indian squad for the upcoming Asian Games, suffering one of the biggest setbacks in her illustrious career. Deepika lost two of her three round robin matches in the final leg to miss the Asian Games berth at the SAI centre on Sunday. Deepika had finished a lowly fifth in the two-phase eliminations on Saturday to determine the top-eight, as she had to fight in the round robin matches. The Asian Games will take place in Hangzhou from September 10-25. This is for the first time since winning a gold medal at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010, Deepika will be out of a multi-discipline showpiece event. The 27-year-old has represented India at the Asian Games in 2010, 2014 and 2018, winning a team bronze in Guangzhou 12 years ...
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UP archer Neeraj Chauhan makes it to India’s Asian Games team | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Nearly a year and a half after getting financial help from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS)'s Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons (PDUNWFS), Uttar Pradesh's archer Neeraj Chauhan has made it to the Indian archery team for the Asian Games. Neeraj, who on Sunday finished in the top three positions of the ongoing Asian Games Selection Trials, will also get to represent India at the four World Cups and World Games that are set to take place later this year. "The timely intervention at that time helped me and my family a lot and got me back to training for the future competition," Neeraj said. Neeraj had first made news back in the year 2020 when during the Covid-19 lockdown his father, who at the time was the only earning member of the...