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G Sathiyan goes down fighting to World No 4 in Asian TT Championship

G Sathiyan became the second Indian and the first since 1976 to qualify for the men's singles quarterfinal stage at the Asian TT Championship. In the semifinal, Sathiyan (ranked 30) gave the World Number 4 a run for his money before going down fighting.

Achanta Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan storm into men's doubles quarters of Asian Table Tennis Championships

The Indian duo Achanta Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan beat Bahrain's Mahfoodh Sayed Murtadha and Rashed 11-8 11-6 11-3 in a lop-sided affair


Payas Jain settles for silver in Asian Championships Table Tennis

Payas Jain's silver medal earned him a berth in the Asian squad which will participate in the World Cadet Challenge at Wladyslawowo (Poland) in October.

Indian paddlers must pick and choose events ahead of Olympic qualifiers, says Massimo Constantini

Under the Italian, India had made rapid strides with historic performances at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and Jakarta Asian Games, where the country ended a 60-year-wait for a table tennis medal.

Dabang Delhi begin defence of their UTT title in season opener

Sporting a rejigged shorter format this season, each team will play five ties -- compared to seven last year -- with a match decided over three games. If the scores are tied at 10-all, a golden point shall decide the winner.

Hope Dejan Papic doesn't try to change existing system too much, says Sharath Kamal

Sharath, who is currently the world number 32, said the new coach, Papic will have to be content with just tweaking things to enhance the performance of the players.


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.

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.