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Women challenge for Tokyo berth ends


India's women paddlers yet again faltered to deceive in the first playoff match as France defeated India 3-2 in the 2020 ITTF Qualification Tournament for Tokyo Olympics at Gondomar today. This, effectively, has ended Indian women's campaign in Portugal.

Heartbreak for Team India, fail to cross R16 hurdles


The Indian men and women’s table tennis squads failed to grab what was a golden opportunity to create history at the 2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament for Tokyo Olympics in Gondomar, Portugal, on Friday.

Archana and Manika put India in PQF; men have it easy against Luxembourg


Reigning national champion Archana Kamath’s patience and perseverance paid off as the teenager took India past the finish-line in the decider of round of 32 against favourites Sweden at the ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament in Gondomar (Portugal) on Wednesday.

Indian men's squad upbeat with decent draw, but women could run into rough weather


 India's men team could not have asked for a better draw on the eve of the 2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament, beginning at Gondomar (Portugal) from tomorrow.

TTFI to host ITTF EC Meeting in New Delhi


The two-day Executive Committee Meeting of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), to be hosted by the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI), will be held at Hotel Le Meridien in the national capital between January 10 and 11, 2020.

Manav becomes World No. 1 and Archana No. 2 in U-21 categories


G. Sathiyan, who was ranked No. 30 in the world in August 2019, continued to retain his position, according to the list released yesterday. However, the second top-ranked Indian A. Sharath Kamal just improved to be at No. 33 in the latest ranking list. He was No. 34 in December 2019.

After a mixed 2019 bag, keeping fingers crossed for 2020


IF the Indian table tennis had touched its peak in 2018, it was a mixed bag of emotions during 2019 with some hits and misses. The year began with our senior paddlers A. Sharath Kamal, G. Sathiyan and Manika Batra bettering their world rankings and juniors complimenting them, showing a marked improvement.

Bhawani Mukherji, Tapan Bose are no more


It was a sad day for Indian table tennis as two stalwart coaches, Bhawani Mukherji and Tapan Bose, breathed their last today.

Amalraj, Sutirtha emerge champs as India top chart


Anthony Amalraj defeated compatriot Harmeet Desai 4-3 to claim the men singles title, while Sutirtha Mukherjee downed Ayhika Mukherjee 4-2 for the women singles crown to make a clean sweep of gold medals and silver medals in the 13th SAF Games in Kathmandu today.

Indian show all the way, paddles enter semis


The Indian men and women paddlers continued their good work in the 13th South Asian Games at Kathmandu as top-seed Harmeet Desai defeated Fahad Khwaja of Pakistan 11-8, 11-7, 11-5, 11-6 to enter the semifinals today.