India reached the quarterfinals of the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships in mixed and women’s doubles events. Bronze medals to be awarded to all the losing semifinalists.
G Sathiyan defeated Russia's Vladimir Sidorenko 11-9, 11-9, 11-8, 11-6 in the round of 64 of the World Table Tennis Championships. Sathiyan had earlier beaten Yaroslav Zhmudenko in his opening round.
India's top-ranked table tennis player Manika Batra told the Delhi high court that she was being targeted by the TTFI for raising her grievances and now ITTF was also treating her like an accused.
Manika Batra has alleged that the national coach Soumyadeep Roy 'pressurized' her to 'throw away' an Olympic qualifier match in favour of one of his trainees.
The Indian team was already assured of a medal after beating Iran 3-1 in the quarterfinals. Both the semifinalists secure a bronze.
Sharath defeated Iranian Nima Alamiyan to open the account before getting better of Noshad, also of Iran, in his reverse singles to seal India's fate.
Manika Batra was left out of the India squad for the Asian Table Tennis Championships beginning September 28 in Doha after she did not attend the mandatory national camp
In the absence of Batra, 97th-ranked Sutirtha Mukherjee will lead the women’s team which also includes Ayhika Mukherjee and Archana Kamath.
Batra has alleged that national coach Soumyadeep asked her to throw her match during the Olympic Qualifiers
Table tennis star Manika Batra has alleged that national coach Soumyadeep Roy asked her to throw a match during the Olympic qualifiers
The medal count could have reached close to 30 had nine of our athletes not missed the podium by a whisker
Hailing from Gujarat, Bhavinaben Patel became the first Indian table tennis player to win a Paralympics medal
Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) secretary Arun Banerjee has questioned the timing of Manika Batra's allegations against Soumyadeep Roy
Soumyadeep Roy is a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist in the team event and also an Arjuna awardee
India's top woman table tennis player's comments come after she was show-caused by TTFI for refusing the national coach's help during her singles matches in Tokyo Olympics
Bhavinaben Patel on Sunday (August 29) became only the second Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics
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Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also congratulated Patel for her achievement
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