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.

India to part ways with foreign TT coach after Asian Games

German coach Peter Engel`s year-old stint with the struggling Indian table tennis team will end with the September 19-Oct 4 Asian Games, TTFI secretary general Dhanraj Choudhary said on Saturday.

Indian men`s TT team draws blank for first time at Commonwealth Games

Indian men`s table tennis team failed to secure a medal for the first time at the Commonwealth Games after being stunned 1-3 by Nigeria in the bronze medal play-off at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here on Monday.

It would be tough for India to match 2010 CWG tally: TT coach

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.

Indian men bow out of World TT

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 Friday.

Hygiene biggest fear of foreigners visiting India: TT coach

Unhygienic conditions are the biggest fear of overseas players and coaches travelling to India and the country must do its bit to allay such negative perceptions to attract foreigners, feels India`s German table tennis coach Peter Engel.

TT coach unhappy with easy-going approach of players

India`s new table tennis coach Peter Engel today expressed his frustration at the lack of focus and discipline among most of Indian players and said that their easy-going approach will not help them in achieving success at the international level

Fitness can make Indians better, says new table tennis coach

Like most of his predecessors from overseas, India`s new table tennis coach Peter Engel is touched by the warmth of the people in the two months that he has been here.

India may get German TT coach

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) is likely to appoint Germany`s Peter Engel as the head coach of the national team. The position has been lying vacant since the 2012 London Olympics.