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Having learnt its lesson, TTFI to hire head coach for four-year Olympic cycle

February 07, 2020 4:23 pm

The Indian paddlers, who are playing without a head coach since September 2018, have only themselves to blame for their below-par performance in the Olympic team qualifier in Portugal last month.

Turning the tables: Another four-year wait for first ever Olympic spot in women's TT

January 26, 2020 11:12 am

Lower-ranked France deny Indian women’s TT team Olympic berth; Individual quota places still up for grabs.

Indian men, women TT teams a win away from securing Tokyo Olympics berths

January 23, 2020 3:51 pm

A quarterfinal finish guarantees qualification for the Tokyo Olympics. India have never qualified as a team in Olympic history, limiting its participation to individual events.

Indian men's TT team primed to create history at Olympic qualifiers

January 21, 2020 7:46 pm

Unless the team comprising G Sathiyan, Sharath Kamal, Harmeet Desai, Anthony Amalraj, Manav Thakkar play badly, India should not have a lot of difficulty in making the Olympic cut.

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

September 20, 2019 9:46 pm

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

September 19, 2019 5:44 pm

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

September 07, 2019 6:15 pm

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

August 06, 2019 6:10 pm

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

July 24, 2019 6:52 pm

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

July 24, 2019 6:03 pm

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.