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Asian Table Tennis Championships: India assured of maiden medal after triumph over Iran
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Asian Table Tennis Championships: India assured of maiden medal after triumph over Iran

The Indians will take on the winners of the South Korea versus Hong Kong match on Friday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sharath Kamal interview — ‘My fight against Ma Long will make every Indian kid believe they can also do it’
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sharath Kamal interview — ‘My fight against Ma Long will make every Indian kid believe they can also do it’

After a satisfying campaign, Sharath Kamal spoke to Firstpost about that match against Ma Long which won a lot of hearts as well as India's table tennis campaign in Tokyo, where he stands right now in his career and way forward for the sport in India.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey team, Lovlina Borgohain clinch wins; Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary disappoint
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey team, Lovlina Borgohain clinch wins; Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary disappoint

At the Asaka shooting range, the Indians largely misfired and with that the hopes of medals in the 10m air pistol and 10m air rifle mixed team events went up in smoke.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian paddler Sharath Kamal defeated by reigning champion Ma Long
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian paddler Sharath Kamal defeated by reigning champion Ma Long

Sharath fought tooth and nail to take the second game from Long but eventually lost 7-11, 11-8, 11-13, 4-11, 4-11 in 46 minutes.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sharath Kamal enters third round; Sutirtha Mukherjee, Manika Batra exit
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sharath Kamal enters third round; Sutirtha Mukherjee, Manika Batra exit

The 39-year-old Sharath struggled in the first game but pulled himself up just in time to win 2-11 11-8 11-5 9-11 11-6 11-9 in the 49-minute second-round contest.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mirabai Chanu exorcises ghosts of Rio with silver as India open account early in Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mirabai Chanu exorcises ghosts of Rio with silver as India open account early in Games

Here are some of the key moments from the opening day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a day that saw India open it's account with a silver medal

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ramji Srinivasan discusses working with Olympic-bound athletes, challenges of being strength and conditioning coach
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ramji Srinivasan discusses working with Olympic-bound athletes, challenges of being strength and conditioning coach

In an exclusive chat with Firstpost, former Indian cricket team strength and conditioning coach Srinivasan talks about his experience working with the likes of Achanta Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Bhavani Devi.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: In pandemic-affected year, Sharath Kamal confident of realising 17-year-old dream
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: In pandemic-affected year, Sharath Kamal confident of realising 17-year-old dream

"17 years after my first Olympics at Athens, I have hope that my dream will turn into a reality at Tokyo. I’m as close to making that dream into a reality as I can be,” said Sharath Kamal.

World Table Tennis Day: From G Sathiyan to Achanta Sharath Kamal, top five sensational triumphs by Indians at UTT
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World Table Tennis Day: From G Sathiyan to Achanta Sharath Kamal, top five sensational triumphs by Indians at UTT

On World Table Tennis Day, here are the top five sensational triumphs by Indian paddlers against some of world’s biggest names during three seasons of Ultimate Table Tennis.

Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra one win away from sealing Tokyo 2020 mixed doubles berth after entering Asian Qualifiers final
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Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra one win away from sealing Tokyo 2020 mixed doubles berth after entering Asian Qualifiers final

The world No 19 Indian pair has set up a final clash against world No 8 Korean duo of Sang-Su Lee and Jihee Jneon on Saturday and is now a win away from qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics.

Sharath Kamal seals Tokyo Olympics berth with dominant win over Muhammad Rameez in Asian Qualifiers
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Sharath Kamal seals Tokyo Olympics berth with dominant win over Muhammad Rameez in Asian Qualifiers

The veteran Indian thrashed Rameez 11-4, 11-1, 11-5, 11-4 in little over 22 minutes in the second men's singles round-robin match in the South Asia group.

World Singles Qualification Tournament: Manika Batra, Sutirtha Mukherjee win, Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan bow out
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World Singles Qualification Tournament: Manika Batra, Sutirtha Mukherjee win, Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan bow out

Four Indians are participating in the ongoing qualification event, where a total of nine (four men and five women) places are up for grabs and scheduled from 14-17 March.

WTT Contender Doha: Achanta Sharath Kamal through to second round; G Sathiyan eliminated
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WTT Contender Doha: Achanta Sharath Kamal through to second round; G Sathiyan eliminated

Sharath toiled hard before defeating Sirucek 17-15, 9-11, 11-6, 8-11, 11-9 in the first round.

WTT Contender: Manika Batra, Sreeja Akula move to final round of women's singles qualifiers
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WTT Contender: Manika Batra, Sreeja Akula move to final round of women's singles qualifiers

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika got the better of Romania's Irina Ciobanu 11-7, 15-13, 11-8 comfortably in the third round of women's singles qualifiers

Coronavirus Outbreak: Top Indian table tennis players raise funds to provide financial aid to fraternity members
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Top Indian table tennis players raise funds to provide financial aid to fraternity members

India's leading players Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan are close to raising Rs 10 lakh, aimed at helping at least 100 people in the table tennis ecosystem amid the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus Outbreak: TTFI writes to players on organising training camps after latest lockdown relaxations, paddlers reckon 'it's too soon'
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Coronavirus Outbreak: TTFI writes to players on organising training camps after latest lockdown relaxations, paddlers reckon 'it's too soon'

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Monday sought written consent from its top 16 players to join a training camp after the government allowed sports complexes to open but wary paddlers said they would prefer to wait a while.

After winning first ITTF title in 10 years, Achanta Sharath Kamal becomes highest-ranked Indian at World No 31
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After winning first ITTF title in 10 years, Achanta Sharath Kamal becomes highest-ranked Indian at World No 31

In the women's rankings, Manika Batra is in the 63rd position while Sutirtha Mukherjee entered the top-100 for the first time. She jumped 14 spots to be 95th

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Table Tennis Federation of India looking to fill head coach's position after Games' postponement to 2021
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Table Tennis Federation of India looking to fill head coach's position after Games' postponement to 2021

The Table Tennis Federation of India had tried to rope in Canadian Dejan Papic last year but things did not work out as the latter decided to undergo a knee surgery when he was expected to join the squad