archery

Archer Sagor earns direct entry to Paris Olympics

Before Sagor, archer Ruman Sana and golfer Mohammad Siddiqur Rahman were the only other athletes from Bangladesh who earned direct qualification to the Olympics.

Ruman pleads for return to national team

Ace archer Ruman Sana has sought exemption from his suspension in a letter to the president of Bangladesh Archery Federation.

From wheelchair to Paralympics: Jhuma’s inspiring journey

“So what if I’m a person with disabilities?” said Jhuma Akhter, with sparks of defiance and confidence in her eyes, to anyone who ever doubted her.

Jhuma secures Paris Paralympic quota

Jhuma beat Teresa Wallace of the USA 138-134 in the bronze-medal match on Wednesday but her qualification for the Paris Paralympic Games was confirmed on Thursday.

Ruman Sana makes shock retirement from national team

Ruman Sana, Bangladesh's star archer, has decided to not represent the national team anymore, confirmed Bangladesh Archery Federation general secretary Kazi Razibuddin Ahmed Chapol.

Jhuma dreams of Paris Paralympics

Jhuma Akter, a physically-challenged archer, is dreaming of qualifying for the Paris Paralympic Games as a four-member Bangladesh para-archery team is all set to take part in two international tournaments in Dubai from Feb 29 to March 7.

Asia Cup Archery / Archers concede two gold medals to India

The Recurve men’s team comprising of Hakim Ahmed, Sagor Islam and Abdur Rahman lost the final by 2-6 set points and had to settle for a silver.

Bangladesh set up two finals against India in Asia Cup Archery

The men’s recurve team comprising of Sagor Islam, Hakim Ahmed Rubel and Abdur Rahman Alif handed Uzbekistan a 5-1 defeat in the semifinal

Another bleak day for Bangladesh at the Asian Games

Ruman Sana and Co squandered an opportunity to make history and win Bangladesh's first ever archery medal in the Asian Games, suffering a 6-0 set points defeat against Indonesia in the bronze-deciding match of the men's recurve team event at Fuyang Yinhu Sports Center in Hangzhou yesterday.

June 10, 2023
June 10, 2023

Recurve archers clinch bronze medal in Asia Cup

Bangladesh grabbed the bronze medal in the men’s recurve team event of the Archery Asia Cup World Ranking Tournament, Stage-3, in Singapore today.

May 17, 2023
May 17, 2023

Archers eliminated after primary target achieved

Before leaving for China to take part in the competition, Bangladesh coach Martin Frederick said that he would be pleased if his compound team played in the quarterfinals in their maiden appearance.

May 15, 2023
May 15, 2023

Diya excluded over poor performance

Bangladesh’s premier female archer Diya Siddique, who won a gold medal in recurved mixed events of Asia Cup World Ranking tournament in Chinese Taipei in March, has been left out of the World Cup Stage-2 team over poor performance.

March 19, 2023
March 19, 2023

Hakim-Diya win gold in Asia Cup

The Bangladeshi pair beat their Kazakh opponents – Ilfat Abdullin and Alina Ilyassova – by 5-3 sets in the final of recurve mixed team event

March 7, 2023
March 7, 2023

Archer Ruman Sana's ban temporarily suspended 

Bangladesh archer Ruman Sana's appeal to acquit him of his two-year ban bore fruit on Tuesday as the executive committee of the Bangladesh Archery Federation decided to temporarily put his ban on hold following a meeting.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Ruman Sana excluded from IOC scholarship

Country’s ace archer Ruman Sana was surprisingly not among the five athletes who were awarded a two-year long scholarship last month under the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Paris 2024 Olympic Solidarity Scholarships.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Roksana hunting for bronze

Bangladesh's Roksana Akter was set to compete in the bronze-deciding match against a second seed Turkish archer in the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games after suffering a narrow 148-146 defeat to top-seed Yesmin Ucar Bostan of Turkiye in the semifinal of women's individual compound event in Konya yesterday.

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

Women archers ensure silver for Bangladesh

Following a string of failures at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games, the Bangladesh women archers ensured at least a silver medal for their country by finishing second in the compound team event’s qualification round in Konya on Monday.

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

No shooting, not much expectation from Commonwealth Games

All eight medals Bangladesh have earned in the history of the Commonwealth Games have come from shooting, but the exclusion of the discipline from the upcoming Birmingham edition has put Bangladesh into a soul-searching mode.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Archers present four medals on the day

Bangladesh had to remain content with a silver medal in the men's compound team event of Archery Asia Cup Stage-2 world ranking tournament in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq today.

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