India's finest ever table tennis player Sharath Kamal on Tuesday lashed out at the parent body TTFI's decision to overlook him for India's Asian Cup campaign after he chose to skip the National Championship for club commitments in Germany.
A CCTV footage on Tuesday created a controversy as it showed a table tennis coach and a girl player getting involved in a physical confrontation outside a hotel room in Andhra Pradesh, following which the player-cum coach was suspended.
In one of the biggest achievements of his blossoming table tennis career, the talented Soumyajit Ghosh finished runner-up in the U-21 men's singles event of the ITTF World Tour Swedish Open in Stockholm, Sweden.
China's world and Olympic table tennis champion Zhang Jike may face further action after being stripped of USD 45,000 in prize money for damaging advertising hoardings during over enthusiastic victory celebrations at a tournament in Germany.
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.
India's Ankita Das registered a comprehensive 4-0 win over her Kuwait opponent to advance to the women's singles second round of the table tennis in the 17th Asian Games at the Suwon Gymnasium here on Monday.
On a day when India got a bagful of medals, Sharath Kamal and company kept the country's hopes alive in table tennis as the men's and women's team paddlers won their respective preliminary round matches in the 17th Asian Games, here on Saturday.
Yuto Muramatsu from Japan and Doo Hoi Kem from Hong Kong occupied the pride of place in the junior boys and junior girls, respectively, when the seeding lists were announced at the end of the group engagements in the two sections here this afternoon.
The head coach of China`s all-conquering men`s table tennis team has warned Olympic and world singles champion Zhang Jike to knuckle down at the Asian Games or risk throwing away his chance to defend his gold medal at the Rio Games.
India's Ayhika Mukherkee won both her junior girls group matches against Sri Lankan and North Korean rivals as the individual events of the 20th Reliance Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships commenced today after the conclusion of the team events last night.
Petroleum Sports Promotion Board`s (PSPB) G. Sathiyan and Poulomi Ghatak emerged champions in the men`s and women`s singles, respectively, in the AAI 44th Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships at the Thyagraj Stadium here Friday.