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Odisha to host Senior Nationals after 12 years


Odisha will host the 80th Senior National Table Tennis Championships, most probably at Cuttack, after a gap of 12 years. The state had hosted the event in 2001 and in 2006.

Sharath, Sathiyan in Qatar Open PQF


Achanta Sharath Kamal and G. Sathiyan made great impact when they defeated Japanese Koki Niwa, the No.5 seed, and Yuya Oshima, the No. 15 seed, respectively, to enter the singles pre-quarterfinals of the 2018 ITTF Wold Tour Platinum Qatar Open at Doha late last evening.

Limited success for Nithyashree and India


 It may not have been a great outing for the Indians at the 2018 Oman Junior and Cadet Open at Muscat which concluded yesterday. Yet, some individual performances stood out as Tamil Nadu’s Nithyashree Mani proved, putting up a good fight.

Manav ends up with silver at WJC Finals


Manav Thakkar did everything right until the final of the 2018 ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals at Luxembourg. But in the final, the Indian failed to cash in on the close sixth game win as he ended with the Junior Boys silver medal on Sunday evening.

Indian paddlers hit jackpot; Sathiyan new leader!


The New Year has brought a lot cheers to the Indian table tennis fraternity with as many as six male and three female paddlers hitting the jackpot in world rankings, released by ITTF today.

2018-Games On!


Before I begin reflecting on the year that  went by, let me express my good wishes to all players, the pillars of our strength,  without whose existence TTFI would not have survived. If they played their  role, year after year, to help the Federation grow in stature, there were also officials  that facilitated it. The roles of the Sports Authority of India, the Ministry  of Sports and Youth Affairs, Ministries of External Affairs and Home Affairs—who  contributed immensely to help shape many a career—were equally important. We  also owe it to our state affiliates, the sponsors, technical officials and the  ...

Indian boys' squad enters Stage 2


The boys' team, comprising Manav Thakkar, Manush Shah, Snehit Suravajjul and Jeet Chandra, entered Stage 2 of the 2017 World Junior Table Tennis Championships, being held at Riva del Garda (Italy), after registering its successive win in Group D today.

Sathiyan wins Spanish gold; Manika-Mouma pair adds silver


G. Sathiyan added to his list of prestigious titles in the Mediterranean coastal resort of Almeria, when he beat Japan’s Kazuhiro Yoshimura 4-2 (11-7, 3-11, 11-6, 6-11, 13-11, 11-7) in the men singles final of the 2017 ITTF Challenge Spanish Open last night.

Sathiyan enters Spanish Open final; Manika-Mouma pair sets the tone


 G. Sathiyan entered the men singles final of 2017 Challenge Spanish Open when he defeated Lam Siu Hang of Hong Kong 11-7, 11-8, 11-3, 8-11, 12-10 to become the first Indian to do an encore in a Challenge series at Almeria today.

Diya-Hanna stopped from golden march at Fiji


Matching the defensive and counter play skills of each other, the Chinese duo of Yumeno Soma and Yingqi Huang outplayed the Indian-South Korean pair of Diya Chitale and Ryu Hanna in the Cadet Girls doubles final of the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge at the Vodafone Arena in Suva (Fiji) to win the gold.