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Ultimate Table Tennis indefinitely postponed amidst ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
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Ultimate Table Tennis indefinitely postponed amidst ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Ultimate Table Tennis, which began in 2017, was to take place after the Tokyo Olympics, which has now been moved to next year because of the pandemic.

Firstpost Masterclass: Forehand topspin to aggressive play, Kamlesh Mehta explains intricacies of table tennis
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Firstpost Masterclass: Forehand topspin to aggressive play, Kamlesh Mehta explains intricacies of table tennis

India table tennis legend Kamlesh Mehta explains the physical and mental intricacies of table tennis.

Manmeet Singh tribute: Stylish and aggressive in playing days, ex-TT national champion was resolute even in fight against ALS
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Manmeet Singh tribute: Stylish and aggressive in playing days, ex-TT national champion was resolute even in fight against ALS

Manmeet Singh tribute: Stylish and aggressive in playing days, ex-TT national champion was resolute even in fight against ALS

UTT 2019: With new teams, revitalised format, tournament aims to be more entertaining and engaging in latest edition
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UTT 2019: With new teams, revitalised format, tournament aims to be more entertaining and engaging in latest edition

Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) gets underway on 25 July with defending champions Dabang Delhi taking on Puneri Paltan in the capital.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: NaMo TV row, Jet Airways crisis, Kamlesh Mehta on table tennis; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: NaMo TV row, Jet Airways crisis, Kamlesh Mehta on table tennis; today's must-read stories

NaMo TV has come under the scanner for allegedly flouting the fourth rule, ie telecasting political content without prior certification of the Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC).

Down memory lane: Kamlesh Mehta recalls how table tennis went from a monsoon sport to a summer of excellence in 2018
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Down memory lane: Kamlesh Mehta recalls how table tennis went from a monsoon sport to a summer of excellence in 2018

Table tennis veteran Kamlesh Mehta walks down the memory lane to reminisce about a time where, forget video tapes and analytics, Indian table tennis players didn’t even have coaches and only a rudimentary understanding of physical fitness.

Veteran Sharath Kamal bags ninth national title to break long-standing record; Archana Kamath wins women's singles
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Veteran Sharath Kamal bags ninth national title to break long-standing record; Archana Kamath wins women's singles

Gnanasekaran Sathiyan matched Sharath Kamal stroke to stroke, yet, he failed to win the elusive maiden trophy despite reaching the final on three occasions.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Veteran Kamlesh Mehta feels India's performance in table tennis would motivate youngsters
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Veteran Kamlesh Mehta feels India's performance in table tennis would motivate youngsters

India swept the table tennis team events of the Commonwealth Games as the men matched the women to nail a memorable gold with an emphatic 3-0 win over Nigeria in the final.

Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Tournament's second edition to be held in Pune, New Delhi and Kolkata from 14 June
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Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Tournament's second edition to be held in Pune, New Delhi and Kolkata from 14 June

The second edition of the CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis tournament will be held in Pune, New Delhi and Kolkata from 14 June to 1 July, the organisers said on Wednesday.

Senior Table Tennis Nationals: Sharath Kamal wins his 8th title, equals Kamlesh Mehta's record
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Senior Table Tennis Nationals: Sharath Kamal wins his 8th title, equals Kamlesh Mehta's record

Veteran Sharath Kamal beat top-seed Anthony Amalraj 4-1 to win the men's singles title for the eighth time, equalling the feat of Kamlesh Mehta at the 11Even Sports Senior Table Tennis Nationals in Ranchi Tuesday.

Ultimate Table Tennis: A crucial learning curve for youth and junior paddlers
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Ultimate Table Tennis: A crucial learning curve for youth and junior paddlers

One of the biggest factors for China's unrelenting domination in Table Tennis is training a huge number of players from a young age. India should follow the same path rather than waiting for a talented one to be found.

Ultimate Table Tennis: Young players will gain a lot from event, says retired paddler Kamlesh Mehta
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Ultimate Table Tennis: Young players will gain a lot from event, says retired paddler Kamlesh Mehta

Table tennis in India is on the right track and Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT), the first-ever professional league, which kicks off in Chennai on 13 July, will benefit the country's players, especially youngsters, said former national champion Kamlesh Mehta.

Abhinav Bindra, PT Usha among Olympians named as National Observers to assist growth of sports in India
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Abhinav Bindra, PT Usha among Olympians named as National Observers to assist growth of sports in India

The government of India has designated 12 Olympians, including Beijing Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra, as National Observers in their respective disciplines to assist in preparation and implementation of the long-term development plan.

Disappointed with Indian table tennis quartet's performance at Rio Olympics, says ex-national coach Kamlesh Mehta
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Disappointed with Indian table tennis quartet's performance at Rio Olympics, says ex-national coach Kamlesh Mehta

Conceding that the performance of the Indian team in the Rio Olympics table tennis competition was not up to his expectations, former national coach Kamlesh Mehta today said it does not mean they should not have taken the flight to Brazil.

Road to Rio: Achanta Sharath Kamal, India's finest paddler, looks for last hurrah at Olympics 2016
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Road to Rio: Achanta Sharath Kamal, India's finest paddler, looks for last hurrah at Olympics 2016

With a world rank of 69, Sharath Kamal has little chance of a medal in Rio, and a quarter-final place would be considered a good achievement. However, as the past tells us, the Indian paddler has the habit of upsetting the odds.

Will seek advice from Saina Nehwal before 2016 Olympics, says Manika Batra
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Will seek advice from Saina Nehwal before 2016 Olympics, says Manika Batra

Given a chance national women's table tennis champion Manika Batra is keen to get tips from her idol, ace shuttler Saina Nehwal, ahead of her debut in next month's Rio Olympic Games.