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Sharath, Sathiyan retain WR spots; Manika gains a place to be at No. 51


A. Sharath Kamal at NO. 30 and G. Sathiyan at No. 31 have retained their world ranking places, as per the ITTF rankings released for January. The two players lead way above the third Indian, Harmeet Desai, the only other paddler to be among top 100 in the world.

Manika is the Breakthrough Star and Massimo the Star Coach!


It had turned out to be a breakthrough year for India’s most celebrated woman paddler, Manika Batra, as she bagged the 2018 Breakthrough Star award at a glittering function at Incheon tonight.

Manav enters Junior Worlds quarters


Manav Thakkar beat Feng Yi-Hsin of Chinese Taipei 11-7, 8-11, 11-4, 9-11, 14-12, 11-1 to enter the Junior Boys singles quarterfinals in the 2018 World Junior Championships at Bendigo, Australia, today.

Manav wins a double as other Indians shine in Portugal Open


Top-seeded Manav Thakkar finished the ITTF World Junior Circuit on a high as he claimed the Junior Boys Singles title and Doubles gold at the 2018 Portugal Junior and Cadet Open in Guimarães on Wednesday night. 

Raegan settles for silver, Vishal wins gold in Egypt


Raegan Alburquerque, the No.4 seed, failed to go past the final hurdle as China's Ding Shixian beat the Indian 11-8, 10-12, 13-11, 11-9, 13-11 to win the Junior Boys singles title in the 2018 Egypt Junior and Cadet Open in Sharm El Sheikh last night.

Raegan in Egypt Open Junior Boys final


 Raegan Albuquerque defeated second seed Marwan Abdelwahab of Egypt 11-7, 14-12, 7-11, 11-3, 14-12 to enter the Junior Boys singles final of the Egypt Junior and Cadet Open at Sharm El Sheikh today. 



Mr Vijay Goel, Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation, presents FICCI's 'Coach of the Year'

Archana meets Chinese Yingsha in YOG semifinals


Archana Girish Kamath had to summon all her skills, energy and nerves to overcome Azerbaijan's Nign Jing 13-11, 8-11, 6-11, 11-3, 6-11, 12-10, 11-7 to enter the semifinals of the 3rd Youth Olympics Games in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

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.