New Delhi: Indian paddlers made a fine start at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships topping their respective groups in Stage I on Sunday.
The men's team, led by Sharath Kamal, first saw off Australia 3-1 and then blanked South Africa in Group B matches played at the Thyagaraj Stadium.
The women too had it easy in Group C, beating Sri Lanka and Canada with an identical 3-0 margin. They got a walkover after leading 2-0 against Canada, who failed to field a third player.
The second stage of the team championships on Monday will see two groups of four teams each. The top two from each pool qualify for the semifinals....more
08:54 AM, May 06, 2013
New Delhi: A 10-member Indian table tennis team, including reigning national champion Anthony Amalraj and Achanta Sharath Kamal, will participate in the GAC Group ITTF World Tour German Open which began on Wednesday at Bremen. Some of the players named in the team are already in Sweden playing in the European circuit and they will join those who left for Bremen in the wee hours on Wednesday, a Table Tennis...
09:56 PM, Oct 31, 2012
Doha: India made a positive start to their campaign at the final World Olympic Qualification table tennis championships with as many as three out of the nation's four paddlers registering wins in their tournament openers in Doha on Thursday. In the men's section, both Anthony Amalraj and Achanta Sharath Kamal kept alive their London dreams, securing their places in the next round with consummate ease. While national champion Amalraj defeated...
08:12 PM, May 10, 2012