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Positive Sharath-led squad leaves for Gold Coast


A nine-member table tennis squad, led by triple-gold medallist A. Sharath Kamal, coaches Massimo Costantini and Soumyadeep Roy along with two support staff (a masseur and physio) left this morning for Gold Coast to participate in the Commonweal Games, beginning on April 4.



Sharath Kamal's exploits, especially in Commonweal Games, need no reiteration. Nor does he need to be profiled

Ghosh placed under provisional suspension


The Executive Board (EB) of the Table Tennis Federation of India has placed Soumyajit Ghosh under provisional suspension, pending final outcome of the police investigation and court verdict, if any, on the alleged rape charges against him by a teenager.


Guidelines for Appointment of Experts in Coaching, Skill, Sports Science & Management Personnel


Guidelines for Appointment of Experts in Coaching, Skill, Sports Science & Management Personnel

Stag's big sponsorship offer to TTFI


The hosts of domestic table tennis tournaments got major shot in the arm when Stag International announced an annual package of Rs. 85 lakh towards sponsorships, soon after the annual general meeting of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) at Gurugram yesterday.

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 Naduís 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.