Table Tennis

  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 6 Yesterday

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live updates) Day 5 Round-up: 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai kept his reputation intact by clinching the gold medal while the seasoned Gagan Narang and Gurpal Singh claimed a silver each as shooters continued their heroics to add three more medals to India's...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers lose men's team bronze playoff 2 days ago

    Glasgow: India's men paddlers suffered a disappointing finish in the team bronze medal playoff, losing to Nigeria 1-3 at the Commonwealth Games on Monday. India, who had won the bronze in the same category four years ago at home in New Delhi, started well by winning the first singles match but...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 5 2 days ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live updates) Day 4 Round-up: It was double delight for India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's weightlifting as Sathish Sivalingam won the gold and Ravi Katulu the silver. Shooters Shreyasi Singh and Mohammed Asab clinched the double trap silver and the bronze,...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers to face Nigeria for bronze 3 days ago

    Glasgow: India lost 1-3 to England in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's team table tennis semi-final and will have to be content with playing for the bronze medal against Nigeria. The country's top singles player Achanta Sharath Kamal was shocked by an energetic Liam Pitchford, who is ranked five places below,...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women paddlers miss out on bronze 3 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian women paddlers lost their 2014 Commonwealth Games team bronze medal match to Australia 1-3 at the Scotstoun Table Tennis Centre on Sunday. After taking a 2-1 lead, 2010 silver medallists India lost the next two ties - doubles and singles - to return home empty-handed. India's Shamini Kumaresan lost the...
  • CWG 2014: Indian men's paddlers win, women lose in Glasgow 4 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian men's paddlers won their quarter-final match at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday, while the women's team lost their semi-final. Indian men defeated Scotland 3-0 and will now take on England in the semi-final on Sunday. Meanwhile Indian women, silver medallists four years ago at home, lost their semi-final to...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women paddlers lose, face Australia for team bronze 4 days ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's table tennis team failed to qualify for the summit clash in the Commonwealth Games as they lost their semi-final match 1-3 to defending champions Singapore at the Scotstoun Sports Campus on Saturday. In the first singles, Tianwei Feng defeated Shamini Kumaresan 3-0 (11-1, 13-11, 11-5) but Manika...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's table tennis team in semis 4 days ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's table tennis team beat New Zealand 3-0 to proceed to the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. In the doubles, Madhurika Patkar and Shamini Kumaresan beat Yang Sun and Karen Li with the same scoreline of 11-8 in all three games to give India the 1-0...
  • CWG 2014: Indian men, women TT teams win at Glasgow 5 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian men and women table tennis teams notched up wins in their respective pool matches of the 20th Commonwealth Games being held at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here on Friday. While the men defeated Guyana 3-0 in Pool C, the women thrashed Kenya with the same scoreline in Pool D. In...
  • CWG 2014: Indian TT teams off to solid start in Glasgow 6 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian men and women's table tennis team made a comfortable start at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, defeating Vanuatu and Barbados respectively at the Scotstoun Sports Campus on Thursday. The women's team, surprise silver medallists in Delhi four years ago, blanked Barbados 3-0 courtesy a clinical performance by Shamini Kumaresan, Manika...
  • As it happened: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 1 in Glasgow 6 days ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates) The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours. A total of 261 medal events across 18 sports will be contested over 11 days...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers will find it tough to better Delhi medal haul 1 week ago

    Glasgow: The Indian table tennis team at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games will find it tough to match the record medal tally of the Delhi edition. India, who won five medals including a gold and silver in Delhi four years ago, begin their challenge with the team championships beginning on Thursday. The Indian...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers have to punch above their weight July 21, 2014

    Glasgow: After an impressive showing in the last two Commonwealth Games, where they won eight medals, India's table tennis players may find it difficult to repeat the performance at the 2014 edition, starting on Wednesday. Four years ago in Delhi, India recorded their best ever medal haul with one gold,...
  • It would be tough for India to match 2010 CWG tally: TT coach July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: India's foreign table tennis coach Peter Engel says he expects three medals from his wards at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, two less than the record five the squad managed at home in Delhi four years ago. Engel, who took charge last October, said his assessment is based on current...
  • Table Tennis: Anthony Amalraj loses at Korea Open Table Tennis June 13, 2014

    The Indian campaign at the ITTF World Tour Korea Open ended after Anthony Amalraj lost to Frenchman Tristan Flore in the round of 32 at the Incheon City today. Amalraj, who won 4-3 (11-9, 11-7, 7-11, 9-11, 11-7, 11-9) against his Korean rival Hyundeok Seo found the French a tough nut...
  • China win men's table tennis team championship May 5, 2014

    Defending champions China beat Germany 3-1 to win the men's title at the table tennis team world championships on Monday. Ma Long beat Timo Boll 11-6, 11-9, 11-9 in the opening match, but Dimitrij Ovtcharov pulled Germany level with a 13-11, 11-8, 11-6 win over Zhang Jike at the Yoyogi Gymnasium. Xu...
  • Women paddlers fail to make world semi-final May 3, 2014

    Tokyo: India's women bowed out of the World Team Table Tennis championships after they lost 1-3 against Brazil in the quarter-finals here on Saturday. After a brilliant performance in group events of Stage 1 in second division, the Indian girls were expected to give some fight in the knockout stage, but...
  • Indian men bow out of World Table Tennis Championships May 2, 2014

    India's men bowed out of the World Team Table Tennis Championships after they were blanked out by Egypt 0-3 in Stage 2 of the second division here today. This would mean that the men's team, which had finished 27th in the last world championships two years ago in Germany, will end...
  • World TT: Indian women earn direct quarter-final berth May 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Indian women topped their group to secure a direct entry into the quarter-finals while the men will fight it out in the round of 16 after finishing third in their group in the second division of the World Team Table Tennis Championships here on Thursday. The women got past Bulgaria...
  • Table Tennis: Indian women beat Italy, men lose against same rivals April 30, 2014

    India's women paddlers maintained their good form as they brushed aside the Italian challenge with a 3-1 victory while the men's team lost 2-3 against same rivals in the Stage-I of the 2nd division group matches at the World Table Tennis Championships. In the women's tie, K Shamini laboured a lot...
  • India record second straight win in World Table Tennis Championships April 29, 2014

    Tokyo: Indian men outplayed Australia while the women fought hard to beat Nigeria on day two of the World Team Table Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The men's team eased past Australia 3-0 in Group F and women got the better of Portugal 3-1 in Group G. The Indian teams play Iran and...
  • India make winning start in World Team Table Tennis Championships April 28, 2014

    Tokyo: Indian men and women's teams started their campaign on a winning note by defeating Argentina and Nigeria, respectively in their opening matches of the World Team Table Tennis Championships on Monday. While Sharath Kamal-led men's team blanked Argentina 3-0, the women came from behind to beat Nigeria. Both Indian teams are...
  • Sharath to lead India at Tokyo world championships March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace paddler Sharath Kamal will lead the 10-member Indian contingent including five women in the World Table Tennis championships to be held in Tokyo from April 28 to May 5. Members of the men's team include Soumyajit Ghosh, Harmeet Desai, Anthony Amalraj and Sanil Shetty besides world no. 54...
  • Lusofonia Games: India claim 3 gold medals in table tennis January 23, 2014

    Panaji: Indian paddlers did the country proud as they claimed three more gold medals to finish with six out of seven on offer in the 3rd edition of Lusofonia Games at Peddem ground in Mapusa. With this, India, who put up their best performance so far, took their total medals tally...
  • Lusofonia Games: Indian women bag maiden table tennis gold January 20, 2014

    Panaji: Indian women on Monday defeated Portugal 3-0 to bag gold medal in table tennis match at ongoing Lusofonia games. India have won all the league matches in the tournament. Portugal and Sri Lanka had to settle for silver and bronze medals,respectively. For India, three-time national champion Shamini Kumarsen, current national...
  • Indian paddlers on track for team gold at Lusofonia Games January 20, 2014

    Panaji: India's men and women paddlers kept a clean slate at the ongoing table tennis events of the third Lusofonia Games here Monday. In the stage 1 group league, India defeated Macau 3-0 in third round after having accounted for Angola Sunday in the five-team group, which is played on...
  • Sharath Kamal accorded top rank in mens TT national January 11, 2014

    Top-ranked paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal, who was at the sixth position in the seeding list at the Raipur nationals last year, was on Friday given the no 1 spot on the basis of world ranking points in the men's singles of 75th Senior National Table Tennis Championships in Patna. The move...
  • PSPB men and women in national table tennis finals January 8, 2014

    Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) men and women entered the finals of the team championships underlining their supremacy yet again in the 75th Senior National Table Tennis Championships at the Patliputra Sports Complex in Patna on Wednesday. All semi-finals never rose to any dizzy height with a similar 3-0 score line as...
  • 75th national Table Tennis championship begins today at Pataliputra Sports Complex January 7, 2014

    Top paddlers of the country, including Sharath Kamal, Soumyajit Ghosh, K. Shamini, Mouma Das, Neha Agrawal will be seen in action in Patna in the 75th Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championship at the Pataliputra Sports Complex in Patna from Tuesday. About 600 players from 32 states and Union Territories (UTs), besides two institutional teams...