newstabletennis3 hours ago

TTFI recommend Manika Batra, Harmeet Desai for Arjuna Award

Commonwealth Games medallists and table tennis stars Manika Batra and Harmeet Desai have been recommended for the Arjuna Award after their performances in Gold Coast. TTFI on Friday (April 21) confirmed the same and revealed that it would be difficult for the government to ignore her name.
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newssports2 days ago

Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore assures IOC chief of clean sports practice

Indian sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has met up with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, assuring him of clean sporting practices in the country. Rathore specifically mentioned that his ministry has "zero tolerance for substance abuse or for cheating in sports".
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newstabletennis2 days ago

Sharath Kamal happy that India found a new star in Manika Batra

World No. 48, Sharath Kamal is very happy with the way Manika Batra performed in the recently-concluded CWG and is happy to pass on the baton of burden to the 22-year-old star. He also revealed that after his recent success, he is starting to think about playing the 2022 Games in Birmingham.
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newstabletennis2 days ago

I need to work on my fitness to beat top players, says Manika Batra

Coming from her Gold Coast campaign, where she clinched two gold medals, one silver and one bronze, table tennis ace Manika Batra has emphasised highly on her fitness skills required to beat top players. She also expressed her ambition of popularizing table tennis in India.
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newssports3 days ago

Indian athletes shine in CWG

Indians back home and everywhere across the world were in for a treat in the two CWG weeks where they witnessed multiple records being broken and created. With a medal tally of 66, of which 26 were golds and 20 silver and bronze medals each, India finished 3rd best behind Australia and England.
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newssports5 days ago

CWG 2018 | Medal winners to get cash incentives from Tamil Nadu government

Tamil Nadu government has announced cash incentives for the sportspersons who excelled at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and have won medals. Along with the cash prize, Chief Minister K Palaniswami, also wrote to each player individually, lauding them for their magnificent performances.
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newssports6 days ago

CWG 2018 | Twitter reacts to India's successful journey at Gold Coast Games

It was an exhilarating 10 days of some absolutely outstanding performances by the Indian athletes at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as India ended the tourney at the third position. Starting from the Prime Minister to general public took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian medal winners.
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newssports7 days ago

Commonwealth Games 2018 : Follow all the Day 11 action here

India could win as many as six medals (4 gold medals, 2 bronze medals) on the final day of the Commonwealth Games where PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, Dipika Pallika and others will be pushing their chances. India have 59 medals so far, as they aim to end the Games on a better note.
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newssports7 days ago

CWG 2018 | CGF reveals that India has not appealed against ‘no needle’ controversy

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg has revealed that he has not received any appeal for the suspension of race walker K T Irfan and triple jumper V Rakesh Babu. He also said that such an appeal would go through the Court of Arbitration and the Court of Sport.
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newstabletennis7 days ago

CWG 2018| Manika Batra becomes first Indian woman to win CWG gold in table tennis singles

After leading the Indian women’s team to a gold medal and winning a silver medal in the doubles event, Manika Batra became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in table tennis singles. It was India’s third gold in table tennis after the men’s and women’s team won their respective team events.
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