Soumyajit Ghosh

Soumyajit Ghosh dropped from Ultimate Table Tennis league player draft, Raj Mondal roped in as replacement

Soumyajit Ghosh dropped from Ultimate Table Tennis league player draft, Raj Mondal roped in as replacement

Accused of rape, top Indian paddler Soumyajit Ghosh was on Monday dropped from the upcoming player draft for the second season of Ultimate Table Tennis league. Raj Mondal has been signed up as replacement for Ghosh.

Mar 26, 2018, 20:46 PM IST
Accused of rape, Soumyajit Ghosh dropped from Commonwealth Games table tennis squad

Accused of rape, Soumyajit Ghosh dropped from Commonwealth Games table tennis squad

Soumyajit Ghosh was dropped from India's Commonwealth Games table tennis squad and placed under provisional suspension, a day after he was accused of rape by a teenager in Kolkata.

Mar 23, 2018, 20:26 PM IST
Paddler Soumyajit Ghosh denies rape allegations, says was blackmailed

Paddler Soumyajit Ghosh denies rape allegations, says was blackmailed

The paddler, who is currently training in Germany, claimed that the girl was blackmailing him for money and the allegations were a ploy to ruin his career.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:41 PM IST
Rape-accused Soumyajit Ghosh likely to miss CWG, may be suspended: TTFI Secretary

Rape-accused Soumyajit Ghosh likely to miss CWG, may be suspended: TTFI Secretary

A complaint has been lodged at the Barasat women's police station in North 24 Parganas district in West Bengal, where the 24-year-old Arjuna awardee has been booked under the IPC sections for rape, criminal conspiracy, causing miscarriage without the woman's consent and cheating, the police said.

Mar 22, 2018, 16:33 PM IST
India table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh accused of raping 18-year-old

India table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh accused of raping 18-year-old

The paddler, though has denied the charges and said the lady blackmailed him. 

Mar 22, 2018, 14:18 PM IST
Ultimate Table Tennis: Wong Chun Ting, Han Ying top draws in inaugural TT League

Ultimate Table Tennis: Wong Chun Ting, Han Ying top draws in inaugural TT League

The league would be held in Chennai (July 13-20), New Delhi (July 21 to 26) and Mumbai (July 27 to 30).

Jun 05, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
India's Table Tennis head coach Massimo Costantini insists team to adopt aggressive Chinese approach

India's Table Tennis head coach Massimo Costantini insists team to adopt aggressive Chinese approach

With top of the priority list is the 2018 Commonwealth Games, he wants the squad to put up a much improved show than Glasgow.

Feb 05, 2017, 13:28 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
2016 Summer Olympics: Soumyajit Ghosh, Manika Batra book their Rio berths

2016 Summer Olympics: Soumyajit Ghosh, Manika Batra book their Rio berths

With no other country from the region participating in the South Asian Zone qualification event, the competition was restricted to the Indian paddlers alone.

Apr 14, 2016, 16:35 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
Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships: Indian men down second string England to strike gold

Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships: Indian men down second string England to strike gold

The Indian men paddlers have done it only second time in 20 editions. For the women, this was the fourth occasion to claim silver.

Dec 18, 2015, 21:17 PM IST
Soumyajit Ghosh, Manika Batra secure Inter-Institutional TT titles

Soumyajit Ghosh, Manika Batra secure Inter-Institutional TT titles

National champion Soumyajit Ghosh stamped his authority, though with a bit of struggle, to beat his PSPB colleague Harmeet Desai 4-2 to win the men's singles final in the Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships at the Thyagraj Stadium here on Sunday.

Aug 02, 2015, 19:17 PM IST
Harmeet survives scare from showstopper Anirban at India International TT Championships

Harmeet survives scare from showstopper Anirban at India International TT Championships

National champion Soumyajit Ghosh on Saturday entered the men's singles semifinals of the RSPB-hosted 45th All India International Table Tennis Championships after outplaying unseeded Sudhanshu Grover, but top-seed G Sathiyan bowed out in the quarterfinals here.

Aug 01, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

Indian paddlers leave for Japan, Korean Open

A four-member Indian table tennis team left for Kobe in the wee hours of Tuesday to participate in the GAC Group World Tour Japan Open starting here on Wednesday.

Jun 23, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

Ghosh-Desai finish runners-up in Australia

 Third seeded Indian pair of Harmeet Desai and Soumyajit Ghosh went down in the doubles final of the GAC Group ITTF World Tour Australian Open table tennis tournament here today.

Jun 06, 2015, 18:29 PM IST
TTFI not to hire coach for 2016 Rio Olympics, leaving players in lurch

TTFI not to hire coach for 2016 Rio Olympics, leaving players in lurch

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has decided against hiring a foreign coach for the Rio Olympics, a move that will adversely affect the players' preparation, especially the women's team, for the Summer Games in August next year.

May 06, 2015, 22:06 PM IST
Sharath Kamal to spearhead Indian challenge in WTTC

Sharath Kamal to spearhead Indian challenge in WTTC

 World No.44 A Sharath Kamal will spearhead the Indian challenge in the World Table Tennis Championship (WTTC) which will be held in Suzhou, China from April 26 to May 3.

Apr 23, 2015, 14:51 PM IST
Mumbai boy Dani is in top ten of junior TT rankings

Mumbai boy Dani is in top ten of junior TT rankings

 Mumbai's Mudit Dani has followed in the footsteps of current national men's table tennis champion Soumyajit Ghosh and Harmeet Desai as the third Indian to enter the top ten of the ITTF world junior boys' circuit standings.

Apr 20, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

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