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World Table Tennis Championships: Manika Batra fails to create history for India
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World Table Tennis Championships: Manika Batra fails to create history for India

Batra failed to bag a medal after crashing out in the quarterfinals of the mixed and women's doubles events

High Court constitutes 3-member panel under ex-SC judge to probe Manika Batra's allegation of match-fixing
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High Court constitutes 3-member panel under ex-SC judge to probe Manika Batra's allegation of match-fixing

Batra, who was left out of the Indian contingent for the Asian Table Tennis Championships, had moved the court earlier this year alleging that the national coach Soumyadeep Roy pressurised her to throw away an Olympic qualifier match in favour of one of his trainees.

Delhi HC directs inquiry by three-member committee into Manika Batra's allegation of match-fixing
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Delhi HC directs inquiry by three-member committee into Manika Batra's allegation of match-fixing

The court said that while the Centre made observations concerning certain aspects of the sports body, it failed to consider the complaint of Batra in its inquiry.

Delhi HC expresses displeasure against targeting of Manika Batra by TTFI
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Delhi HC expresses displeasure against targeting of Manika Batra by TTFI

The high court was hearing a petition by Batra seeking quashing of rules mandating compulsory attendance at the National Coaching Camp for selection in international events.

India’s Manika Batra and Archana Kamath clinch doubles title at WTT Contender Lasko
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India’s Manika Batra and Archana Kamath clinch doubles title at WTT Contender Lasko

In the singles competition, Manika Batra won a bronze medal after losing to Wang Yidi of China by 2-4 in the semi-finals.

WTT Contender Tunis: G Sathiyan-Harmeet Desai cruise to men's doubles final
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WTT Contender Tunis: G Sathiyan-Harmeet Desai cruise to men's doubles final

In the mixed doubles event, Sathiyan and Manika Batra lost 2-3 to Emmanual Lebesson and Jia Nan Yuan in the semi-final. Sathiyan also went down in straight games against Dang Qiu in the men's singles quarter-finals.

HC asks Centre to conduct inquiry into allegations against Table Tennis body by Manika Batra
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HC asks Centre to conduct inquiry into allegations against Table Tennis body by Manika Batra

Justice Rekha Palli further said that if warranted, the Union Sports Ministry may look into the affairs of the TTFI as well.

Delhi HC seeks central government's stand on Manika Batra's plea against Table Tennis Federation of India
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Delhi HC seeks central government's stand on Manika Batra's plea against Table Tennis Federation of India

The judge said the allegations against the coach Soumyadeep Roy, who allegedly asked Manika Batra to throw away a match, were serious and the Centre should be a little proactive.

Manika Batra left out of India squad for Asian table tennis championships
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Manika Batra left out of India squad for Asian table tennis championships

The Table Tennis Federation of India had made it clear that any player not attending the camp will not be considered for selection. The team was picked on Wednesday and was subsequently published on TTFI website.

TTFI form inquiry panel to investigate Manika Batra's allegations of match-fixing against Soumyadeep Roy
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TTFI form inquiry panel to investigate Manika Batra's allegations of match-fixing against Soumyadeep Roy

TTFI-vice president Chiranjib Choudhuri has been named the chairman of the inquiry panel which has to submit its report within six weeks. Janendra Jain and Parth Goswami are the two lawyers in the panel while Yashpal Rana is the other member.

TTFI calls meeting to discuss Manika Batra's fixing allegations against national coach
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TTFI calls meeting to discuss Manika Batra's fixing allegations against national coach

After Manika's allegation that the national coach had asked her to throw a match during the Olympic qualifiers in March, the federation had asked Roy for a written response which he has submitted.

Manika Batra alleges national coach Soumyadeep Roy asked her to fix match in Olympic qualifiers, says report
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Manika Batra alleges national coach Soumyadeep Roy asked her to fix match in Olympic qualifiers, says report

Responding to the Table Tennis Federation of India's show-cause notice, Manika strongly denied that she brought disrepute to the game by refusing Roy's help.

WTT Contender: Manika Batra, G Sathiyan beat Hungary pair to clinch mixed doubles title
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WTT Contender: Manika Batra, G Sathiyan beat Hungary pair to clinch mixed doubles title

It was a memorable win for Manika and Sathiyan, who don't play a lot of mixed doubles together.

WTT Contender: Manika Batra beats Sreeja Akula to reach singles semis, through to mixed doubles final with G Sathiyan
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WTT Contender: Manika Batra beats Sreeja Akula to reach singles semis, through to mixed doubles final with G Sathiyan

In the women's singles quarter-final, Manika beat Sreeja 3-2 with the scoreline reading 7-11, 11-1 8-11 13-11 11-6 in favour of the two-time Olympian.

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: TTFI issues show cause notice to star paddler Manika Batra over refusing national coach's help
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: TTFI issues show cause notice to star paddler Manika Batra over refusing national coach's help

In a show of protest, Manika had refused help from designated team coach Soumyadeep Roy during her singles matches. She had made history by reaching the round of 32.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: TTFI says Manika Batra refusing help from national coach an 'act of indiscipline'
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: TTFI says Manika Batra refusing help from national coach an 'act of indiscipline'

Manika had taken her personal coach Sanmay Paranajpe to the Games but he was only allowed to train with her and the player's request for his Field of Play access was denied by the organisers.

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.