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Archana first Indian to enter YOG quarterfinals


Archana Girish Kamath became the first Indian to enter the quarterfinals in women singles at the 3rd Youth Olympics Games when she beat Hong Kong’s Lee Ka Yee 4-2 (14-12, 14-12, 9-11, 8-11, 12-10, 15-13) in Buenos Aires (Argentina).

2018 ITTF Competition Managers Workshop


The ITTF is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2018 ITTF Competition Managers Workshop.

Sharath, Sathiyan and Manika achieve career-best WR


Achanta Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan and Manika Batra achieved their career-best world rankings, according to the latest chart released by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Tuesday.

EB adopts carrot and stick approach for players; accords affiliation to TTAK, TNTTA given time to resolve issues


The full Executive Board of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI), which met here yesterday, took over a dozen important decisions, including revising the selection criteria as well as addressing the issue of top-ranked players skipping domestic events on a regular basis.

Payas exceptional as Indian juniors shine in Serbia, bag 18 medals


 Impressive performances by seniors, reflecting the current progress that India has been making in table tennis, rubbed on the junior paddlers who swept the team titles in Junior Girls and Cadet Boys, apart from winning singles title and a host of other medals in what turned out to be a profitable 2018 Serbia Junior and Cadet Open in Belgrade that concluded last evening.

TTFI vice-president Karunakaran is no more


P. Karunakaran, vice-president of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) and Secretary of the Pondicherry Table Tennis Association, passed away today afternoon at a Chennai hospital, where he was admitted for a kidney ailment, three days ago.

20 juniors leave for twin tours of Croatia and Serbia


A 20-member Indian squad, comprising Junior and Sub-Junior Boys and Girls, who are competing in the ongoing South Zone National Ranking Table Tennis Championships here, would be leaving for Varazdin tonight after the finals to participate in the Croatia and Serbia Open Junior Circuit events.

Mission Possible!


AFTER a fantastic stint in the Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast, the Indian fans had a lot of expectations and were hopeful that the table tennis contingent can end the 60-year drought of an Asiad medal. Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan and Manika Batra did not disappoint.

Sports Authority of India (SAI), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (Department of Sports)


Sports Authority of India (SAI), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (Department of Sports), Government of India invites applications for engagement of a Foreign Coach for development of Junior players in the Table Tennis discipline from highly qualified and experienced Foreign Coaches.

Sharath one spot behind his best WR


A. Sharath Kamal, the original poster boy of Indian table tennis, upstaged teammate G. Sathiyan to be the highest working ranking Indian at No. 33. Thus, Sharath recaptured his prime position which was his alone for a long time.