Coronavirus Outbreak: International Table Tennis Federation extends suspension of activities till July end
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Saturday extended the suspension its activities till end of July due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Outbreak: ITTF forced to cancel nine tournaments, including two World Tour events, due to COVID-19
The ITTF has already suspended all its activities till June end. Earlier this month, the world body had set new dates for the World Team Championships, which were supposed to take place in Busan in March. It will now be held in September-October.
Coronavirus Outbreak: India's top-ranked table tennis player G Sathiyan trains with robot to hone skills during lockdown
The robot, which Sathiyan imported from Germany, can launch up to 120 balls per minute from across the net with varying spin and speed
The Table Tennis World Championships, which was postponed due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, has been provisionally scheduled to be held in South Korea between Sept. 27 and Oct. 4, the sport’s governing body said on Tuesday.
The ITTF Executive Committee met on Sunday to further discuss the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the international table tennis event schedule
Coronavirus pandemic: Amid COVID-19 threat, Achanta Sharath Kamal focuses on job at hand by winning first title in 10 years
As the news of sporting events getting suspended or postponed around the world started trickling in, Sharath was in Muscat for the ITTF Challenge Plus event
Coronavirus pandemic: A look at qualifying events for Tokyo Olympics 2020 in limbo due to COVID-19 threat
Here we look at the status of many qualifying events for Tokyo Olympics 2020, which have been either postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic
Next month’s table tennis world championships in South Korea have been postponed until June over health concerns as the east Asian nation grapples with an outbreak of the coronavirus
Chinese Table Tennis Association thanks Qatar for providing training facilities in Doha amid coronavirus outbreak
Asian powerhouse China have won 28 out of 32 golds awarded since table tennis became an Olympic sport in 1988 and QTTA chief Khalil Al-Mohannadi said he wanted to make sure the worlds best would be playing at the Qatar event
This will be second time the country will be hosting such a meeting. The previous EC meeting of the ITTF was held in New Delhi way back in 1987 when Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) played host to the World Championships here.
Manav Thakkar becomes fourth Indian paddler to attain World No 1 rank in Under-21 men's singles category
Among other Indians, Sathiyan has managed to retain his 30th spot in the rankings for the senior category, while Achanta Sharath Kamal has climbed a spot to 33rd position
US Open: Indian paddler Mudit Dani assures first ITTF medal after progressing to men's doubles semi-finals
Mudit, playing alongside Canada's Marko Medjugorac, won 4-2 (11-9, 6-11, 11-6, 8-11, 11-9, 11-9) against the US pairing of Tian Ye and Si Zhigao in a hard-fought quarter-final match
Manika Batra says recent results at German, Swedish Open justify split from childhood coach Sandeep Gupta
Manika, a multiple-time CWG gold medallist and Asian Games bronze medallist, is confident of returning to the top-50 soon
LISTEN: Full script of Episode 133 where we discuss G Sathiyan, Manika Batra's rankings, update on Emiliano Sala and other results
Here's the full script of Spodcast, where we discuss the rankings of the Indian table tennis players, updates on missing striker Emiliano Sala, KL Rahul's inclusion and other results.
Table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh looks to get career back on track after marrying woman who accused him of rape
In March, Ghosh was accused of rape by an 18-year-old, that led to the two-time Olympian and India's youngest ever national champion hitting rock bottom.
India's brilliant performance in CWG 2018 has provided platform for Table Tennis to grow, says ITTF CEO
India delivered its best performance in TT at the CWG, bagging a record haul of eight medals, including an unprecedented gold in the women's team and singles event. The star of the stellar campaign was Manika Batra, who ended with four medals including two gold.
G Sathiyan jumped three places to become World No. 46 as he continued to be the country's top singles player. Veteran Sharath Kamal climbed 22 places to be at 48.
Ma Long, two other Chinese paddlers fined by ITTF after quitting Chengdu event in protest over coach's removal
ITTF said that Ma, Fan Zhendong and Xu Xin — the three top-ranked players in the world — "damaged the reputation of the ITTF" and "let down the global fans at the China Open".
ITTF threatened to slap sanctions on China's national team after three top players quit a tournament in apparent protest at their head coach's removal.
Chinese sports authorities have ordered a probe into the decision by two coaches and three top table tennis stars to quit an international tournament in apparent protest at their head coach's removal.