September 29, 2020 5:43 pm
Durban beat 2017 hosts Dusseldorf 90-39 in a vote by members of the ITTF, and becomes the first South African city to stage the event, and the second on the continent after Cairo 81 years ago.
August 11, 2020 7:22 pm
UTT, which began in 2017, was to take place after the Tokyo Olympics, which has now been moved to next year because of the pandemic.
June 27, 2020 2:38 pm
Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan are close to raising Rs 10 lakh, aimed at helping at least 100 people in the table tennis ecosystem amid the coronavirus crisis.
May 29, 2020 8:37 am
India had never been a major force in table tennis, but Sathiyan and Co changed history at the 2018 Asian Games.
May 02, 2020 6:24 pm
Following an update from its task force, the ITTF said it was looking into potentially returning to action in August but would also need to cut costs.
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.
January 26, 2020 11:12 am
Lower-ranked France deny Indian women’s TT team Olympic berth; Individual quota places still up for grabs.
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.
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.
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.