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newstabletennis3 months ago

Ultimate Table Tennis postponed for an indefinite period due to pandemic

Ultimate Table Tennis, which was set to enter its fourth season this year, has been postponed indefinitely owing to the Covid-19 pandemic situation. With most of the sporting events stalled around the globe and the Tokyo Olympics pushed back by a year, the decision was inevitable.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

Breakfast invitation from Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod in Beijing was very inspiring, reveals Sharath Kamal

India’s top-ranked paddler Sharath Kamal recalled how he was inspired after Olympic medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod invited the entire Table Tennis team for breakfast during the 2008 Beijing Games. The Chennai-based player is gearing up to qualify for his fourth Olympic appearance next year.
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featuretabletennis4 months ago

Why 'robots' can help sustainable development of Indian Table Tennis at grassroots levels

Indian Table Tennis players have been spotted playing against 'robot' at their domestic space to keep their shape during the lockdown and it has helped them a lot. Gnansekaran Sathiyan, during an exclusive chat with SportsCafe, stressed on how robots can be used effectively at junior levels.
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newstabletennis5 months ago

Was flooded with offers from T-League after defeating Japanese prodigy, reveals Gnanasekaran Sathiyan

Indian paddler Gnanasekaran Sathiyan admitted that he was flooded with offers from the Japanese T-League after he defeated local prodigy Harimoto Tomokazu. The Chennai-based player is currently stranded at his residence during the lockdown, even though he is busy sparring with his robot.
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featuretabletennis7 months ago

Pathbreakers | Sharath Kamal: Man who scripted India’s paradigm shift in Table Tennis

When it comes to changing the landscape of Indian Table Tennis, no one takes more credit than veteran Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal. Having scripted a historic Gold in the Men’s individual event at the 2006 CWG, he followed it up with other rare feats to put India on the global stage.
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newstabletennis9 months ago

Khelo India University Games | West Bengal students look to continue state's table tennis legacy

West Bengal university students are aiming to continue their state's table tennis legacy when they take on the other competitors in the Khelo India University Games in Odisha starting February 22. They will have to fight it out against Delhi, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu in the tournament.
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newstabletennis10 months ago

Indians have a big chance of qualifying for the singles table tennis event at Tokyo Olympics, says G Sathiyan

India’s TT star G Sathiyan expressed that the top Indian singles players have a great chance of qualifying for the Olympics. Earlier, The Indian men's and women's table tennis teams missed out on an opportunity to secure qualification for Tokyo 2020 in the ITTF World Team Qualification tournament.
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featuretabletennisa year ago

India, a big threat to top countries in the world at 2020 Olympics, claims Sathiyan Gnanasekaran

World No. 30 Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and India's top-ranked paddler has started his preparations in full swing for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Meanwhile, he feels that having a foreign coach will help India immensely ahead of International tournaments, which they are devoid of, as of now.
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newstabletennisa year ago

Positive playing environment in Pune has helped my game, reveals Manika Batra

India's star female table tennis player Manika Batra feels that moving her training base has helped her make significant strides in her game because of the positive playing environment in Pune. Manika has jumped 18 places in the last two months in the ITTF rankings to be placed at No.61.
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newstabletennisa year ago

Payas Jain claims team gold in Table Tennis World Cadet Challenge

Indian paddler Payas Jain has bagged the team gold medal in the ITTF World Cadet Challenge table tennis tournament in Poland. Jain won the title by teaming up with South Korea's Seongil Jang and Sora Matsushima of Japan in the cadet event which was played in Wladyslawowo, Poland.
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