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Incredible India turns silver into gold!


"A pure team work," said coach Massimo Costantini even as he gave full credit to Manika Batra, who carved out a special niche for Indian table tennis as the country became the only second nation in the history to win gold in women’s team event at the Commonwealth Games.

Sharath in top 50 chart, joins Sathiyan


A. Sharath Kamal, who is leading Indian table tennis contingent at CWG in Gold Coast, joined compatriot G. Sathiyan among top 50 in world ranking, jumping 22 places to be at No. 48—just two places behind the leader Sathiyan (46).

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 Nadu’s Nithyashree Mani proved, putting up a good fight.