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Table Tennis

2021 World Table Tennis Championships: Manika Batra Stars, India Eye Historic Medals

Nov 27, 2021 PTI

India reached the quarterfinals of the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships in mixed and women’s doubles events. Bronze medals to be awarded to all the losing semifinalists.

World Table Tennis Championships: G Sathiyan Beats Vladimir Sidorenko To Enter Round Of 32

Nov 25, 2021 PTI

G Sathiyan defeated Russia's Vladimir Sidorenko 11-9, 11-9, 11-8, 11-6 in the round of 64 of the World Table Tennis Championships. Sathiyan had earlier beaten Yaroslav Zhmudenko in his opening round.

Manika Batra-Soumyadeep Roy Table Tennis Match-Fixing Issue: Court May Appoint Administrator In TTFI

India's top-ranked table tennis player Manika Batra told the Delhi high court that she was being targeted by the TTFI for raising her grievances and now ITTF was also treating her like an accused.

Manika Batra Vs TTFI: High Court Tells Table Tennis Federation To Give Clean Chit To Player

Nov 15, 2021 PTI

Manika Batra has alleged that the national coach Soumyadeep Roy 'pressurized' her to 'throw away' an Olympic qualifier match in favour of one of his trainees.

Asian Table Tennis Championships: India Men Settle For Bronze After Loss To South Korea

The Indian team was already assured of a medal after beating Iran 3-1 in the quarterfinals. Both the semifinalists secure a bronze.

30 September, 2021

Asian Championships: India Assured Of Maiden Table Tennis Medal, Thanks To Achanta Sharath Kamal


Sharath defeated Iranian Nima Alamiyan to open the account before getting better of Noshad, also of Iran, in his reverse singles to seal India's fate.

20 September, 2021

Manika Batra Petition: Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Stand On Table Tennis Plea Against TTFI


Manika Batra was left out of the India squad for the Asian Table Tennis Championships beginning September 28 in Doha after she did not attend the mandatory national camp

15 September, 2021

Disciplined? TTFI Leaves Out Star Manika Batra From India's Asian Championships Squad


In the absence of Batra, 97th-ranked Sutirtha Mukherjee will lead the women’s team which also includes Ayhika Mukherjee and Archana Kamath.

12 September, 2021

Manika Batra-Soumyadeep Roy Match-Fixing Issue: Table Tennis Federation of India Forms Probe Panel


Batra has alleged that national coach Soumyadeep asked her to throw her match during the Olympic Qualifiers

09 September, 2021

Table Tennis Match-fixing Row: TTFI Calls Meeting To Discuss Manika Batra's Allegations


Table tennis star Manika Batra has alleged that national coach Soumyadeep Roy asked her to throw a match during the Olympic qualifiers

07 September, 2021

From 19 Athletes in Rio 2016 To 19 Medals In Tokyo 2020 – The Telling Graph Of India’s Paralympians

Koushik Paul

The medal count could have reached close to 30 had nine of our athletes not missed the podium by a whisker


06 September, 2021

Bhavinaben Patel, Tokyo Paralympics Silver Medallist, Credits SAI For Success


Hailing from Gujarat, Bhavinaben Patel became the first Indian table tennis player to win a Paralympics medal

05 September, 2021

Manika Batra Rubbishes Claim That She Did Not Report Table Tennis Coach's Alleged Fixing Offer


Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) secretary Arun Banerjee has questioned the timing of Manika Batra's allegations against Soumyadeep Roy

03 September, 2021

Manika Batra Alleges India Table Tennis Coach Soumyadeep Roy Asked Her To Fix Match In Olympic Qualifiers


Soumyadeep Roy is a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist in the team event and also an Arjuna awardee

02 September, 2021

Manika Batra Defends Having Personal Coach At Events, Says It's Not About Ego


India's top woman table tennis player's comments come after she was show-caused by TTFI for refusing the national coach's help during her singles matches in Tokyo Olympics

29 August, 2021

Bhavinaben Patel, Tokyo Paralympics Silver Medallist, To Get Rs 3 Cr Reward From Gujarat Government


Bhavinaben Patel on Sunday (August 29) became only the second Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics

29 August, 2021

Bhavinaben Patel 'Inspires' India: PM Narendra Modi Leads Country In Congratulating Tokyo Paralympics Silver Medallist


Patel's impressive run at Tokyo Paralympic Games ended with a fighting 7-11 5-11 6-11 loss to China's Ying Zhou, a two-time gold medallist


29 August, 2021

Bhavinaben Patel Has Done India Proud: Rahul Gandhi Hails Para-athlete After Tokyo Games Silver Medal


Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also congratulated Patel for her achievement

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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