Achanta Sharath Kamal

Tamil Nadu government announces cash awards for CWG 2018 medal winners

Tamil Nadu government announces cash awards for CWG 2018 medal winners

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday lauded sportspersons from the state who had won medals at the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia, and announced rich cash incentives for their feats.

Apr 16, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Indians paddlers lose in mixed doubles table tennis semi-finals

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Indians paddlers lose in mixed doubles table tennis semi-finals

The Indian pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Mouma Das went down to Singapore's Gao Ning and Yu Mengyu in the first semi-finals.

Apr 14, 2018, 07:22 AM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Indian paddlers reach men's singles TT quarters

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Indian paddlers reach men's singles TT quarters

Sharath outplayed Australia's Heming Hu 4-1 (11-8, 12-10, 8-11, 11-6, 11-5) and will now clash against England's Liam Pitchford in the quarters on Friday.

Apr 12, 2018, 14:44 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Sharath-Mouma advance, Harmeet-Pooja ousted in TT mixed doubles

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Sharath-Mouma advance, Harmeet-Pooja ousted in TT mixed doubles

Sharath and Mouma, however, proceeded to the round of 16 after beating the Sri Lankan duo of Rohan Sirisena and Ishara Madurangi 3-1 at the Oxenford Studios here.

Apr 11, 2018, 11:05 AM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Sharath-Sathiyan advance in men's doubles Table Tennis

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Sharath-Sathiyan advance in men's doubles Table Tennis

The Indian duo had no problems in dealing with the inexperienced Kiribati pair, comfortably clinching the affair 11-2, 11-5, 11-6 in the round of 32.

Apr 11, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
Table Tennis: Achanta Sharath Kamal seeks another double CWG gold in Australia

Table Tennis: Achanta Sharath Kamal seeks another double CWG gold in Australia

Two of Achanta Sharath Kamal's three gold medals at the Commonwealth Games were won in Australia and it is this little statistic which is driving India's finest table tennis player to go for another double in the Gold Coast edition next month.

Mar 19, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: How India performed on Day 1 of biggest sporting extravaganza

Rio Olympics 2016: How India performed on Day 1 of biggest sporting extravaganza

Jitu Rai's failure summed up India's sagging fortunes at the world greatest sporting spectacle.

Aug 07, 2016, 08:08 AM IST
2016 Rio Olympics: Indian campaign in TT ends with all 1st round defeats on Day 1

2016 Rio Olympics: Indian campaign in TT ends with all 1st round defeats on Day 1

Interestingly, the cumulative duration of India's Olympic TT journey was 139 minutes (2 hrs and 19 minutes).

Aug 07, 2016, 05:13 AM IST
Achanta Sharath Kamal, Mouma Das book 2016 Rio Olympics berths

Achanta Sharath Kamal, Mouma Das book 2016 Rio Olympics berths

Earlier, Soumyajit Ghosh and Manika Batra had qualified for the Rio Games, to be held in August.

Apr 16, 2016, 17:51 PM IST
2016 World Table Tennis Championships: Indians enter final, qualify for champions division

2016 World Table Tennis Championships: Indians enter final, qualify for champions division

Both men's and women's teamsmade history by entering the finals of second division of the World Championships.

Mar 05, 2016, 00:01 AM IST
World Table Tennis Championships: Indian men blank Vietnam; women triumph 3-0 over Columbia

World Table Tennis Championships: Indian men blank Vietnam; women triumph 3-0 over Columbia

There are 24 teams in the Second Division divided into four groups of six teams each in both sections.

Feb 28, 2016, 23:58 PM IST
Sharath Kamal books quarterfinal berth in Asian Cup Table Tennis

Sharath Kamal books quarterfinal berth in Asian Cup Table Tennis

India's ace paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal got past two of his formidable opponents on Friday to enter the quarterfinals of the 28th Asian Cup Table Tennis.

Mar 13, 2015, 22:54 PM IST
Sharath Kamal in tough Group B in Asian Cup TT

Sharath Kamal in tough Group B in Asian Cup TT

Top Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal has been placed in a tough group along with world number three Fan Zhendong of China in the men's singles draw of the 28th Asian Cup Table Tennis tournament which begins at the Sawai Man Singh Indoor Stadium here on Friday.

Mar 12, 2015, 20:09 PM IST
Heat will be a crucial factor, says Sharath Kamal ahead of Asian Cup TT​

Heat will be a crucial factor, says Sharath Kamal ahead of Asian Cup TT​

Top Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal, the country's best hope in the Asian Cup Table Tennis Championship which will be held here from March 13 to 15, feels that heat in the pink city will be a crucial factor in the performance of players taking part in the tournament.

Mar 11, 2015, 21:09 PM IST
Indian men paddlers in Asiad pre-quarters

Indian men paddlers in Asiad pre-quarters

Indian men paddlers advanced to the doubles pre-quarterfinals after winning their respective matches of the 17th Asian Games at the Suwon Gymnasium here Tuesday.

Sep 30, 2014, 20:55 PM IST
Asian Games: Indian TT team of Sharath Kamal-Poulomi knocked out

Asian Games: Indian TT team of Sharath Kamal-Poulomi knocked out

The Indian team of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Poulomi Ghatak Monday knocked out after losing in straight games to a Thailand team in the mixed doubles of the second round table tennis match at the 17th Asian Games here.

Sep 29, 2014, 09:41 AM IST
Asian Games: Tough task for Indian paddlers

Asian Games: Tough task for Indian paddlers

For Indian table tennis, Asian-level tournaments have never been easy and, going by the past records, the current form of the players and the level of competition they will face at the upcoming Asian Games starting here Friday, things will not be any different this time as well.

Sep 18, 2014, 21:57 PM IST

Jayalalithaa announces Rs 30 lakh cash award for CWG TT winners

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday announced a cash award of Rs 30 lakh each to the duo of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj from Tamil Nadu for winning silver medal in the men`s doubles table tennis event of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Aug 02, 2014, 23:48 PM IST

Commonwealth Games, Day 9: Indian boxers assure 5 medals, Sharath-Amalraj win silver

Led by Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, Indian pugilists stole the limelight on the ninth day of the competitions with four of them assuring silver medals for India while paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj bagged a silver in the men`s doubles event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here.

Aug 02, 2014, 09:58 AM IST

Commonwealth Games: Indian table tennis pair Sharath-Amalraj gets silver

Indian paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj had to settle for the silver medal in the men`s doubles after they lost 1-3 to Singapore`s Hu Li and Ning Gao in the title clash of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Aug 02, 2014, 09:13 AM IST