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Table Tennis: Dejan Papic accepts contract to become India coach for a year

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) had short-listed Papic back in March but it was only a couple of weeks ago that SAI sent him the contract. More crucial time was lost when he took some time to sign the contract.

Olympics only a year away but India's foreign table tennis coach yet to join team

In March, the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) had roped in Dejan Papic as chief coach in place of the long-serving Massimo Costantini, who quit last year citing personal reasons.

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15 paddlers qualify for main draw of Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships

While nine paddlers qualified in the women's category, the men's qualifiers saw six Indians sailing to the main draw. The women will join the already seeded Archana Kamath, Ayhika Mukherjee and Madhurika Patkar.

Indian men defend crown, women down Singapore for maiden Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships title

The men beat England 3-2 while Indian women did the impossible downing Singapore 3-0 to dethrone the defending champions Singapore who had a stranglehold on the trophy since 1997.

Indian men's and women's teams progress into semi-finals of Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships

While the Indian men have entered the semifinals after defeating Sri Lanka and Malaysia by 3-0 margin, the Indian women's team too defeated Wales, Malaysia and Nigeria by an identical 3-0 margin to enter the last-four.

India to bid for 2024 World TT Championships

Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has decided to bid for the 2024 edition of the biennial World Team Championships.

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Gnanasekaran Sathiyan gets a system upgrade

In his list of accomplishments, Sathiyan stands as only the second Indian man – after Sharath Kamal (whose best rank is 30) – to have won a tour event when he triumphed at the Belgian Open in 2016.

Watch: Hungarian Open table tennis tournament sees an unmissable rally

The ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open, which concluded on Sunday with China making a clean sweep of all the five titles at offer, had many intense yet super play moments.

After historic 2018, Indian TT team's Olympic preparation hits 'coach' roadblock

India's finest player, Sharath Kamal, who recently won a record ninth national title, has already said that without a full-time coach, the team is losing momentum it gained last year.

Olympics 2020: Landmark 2018 fuels medal hopes for Indian table tennis

To put the achievement in perspective, it was the first time that India returned home with an Asian Games medal ever since table tennis was introduced in the mega event's program in 1958. The

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