archery

'Archery is as much a mental game as it is physical'

Archer Sagor Islam, at just 18 years old, has made history as the youngest athlete from his country to earn a direct spot in the Olympic Games, following in the footsteps of golfer Siddiqur Rahman and archer Ruman Sana who achieved the same in previous editions

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

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.

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

Ruman wins bronze in Archery World Cup

Bangladesh's best recurve archer Ruman Sana won bronze medal in recurve individual event of Hyunday Archery World Cup in Netherlands today, beating Mauro Nepsoli of Italy by 7-1 set points.

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018

Hosts rule second day

As expected, the Bangladesh archers dominated the second day of the 2nd ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championships as

March 27, 2018
March 27, 2018

Bangladesh win South Asian archery championship

Bangladesh become champions in the third South Asian Championship with six golds at BKSP.

March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017

Emdadul eliminated

Veteran archer Emdadul Haque Milon was eliminated from the first round of the Asia Cup Archery World Ranking tournament in Bangkok, Thailand yesterday.

January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017

Hosts in seven finals

Having confirmed final berth in two events on Saturday, hosts Bangladesh ensured five more final berths in the 1st ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championship at the Maulna Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

January 27, 2017
January 27, 2017

Archery carnival begins today

The biggest-ever archery tournament in Bangladesh is set to begin when the inaugural ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championship involving archers from 17 nations at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium today.

November 25, 2016
November 25, 2016

Ruman, Milon meet in final

Ruman Sana and Emdadul Haque Milon moved into the final of the Recurve Bow event in the Blazer BD BKSP Cup Archery

August 6, 2016
August 6, 2016

Shyamoly Roy sets up bout against Mexican archer

Bangladeshi archer Shyamoly Roy finishes 53 rd out of 64 competitors in recurve bow's ranking round.

July 9, 2016
July 9, 2016

Two Bangladesh athletes get wild card entry for Rio Olympics

The International Olympic Committee approve 'wild card' entries to the Olympic Games for two Bangladeshi athletes, Mahfuzur Rahman Sagor and Sonia Akhter Tumpa.

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