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Tokyo 2020 in sight, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran's 17-year quest for Olympic glory nears culmination
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Tokyo 2020 in sight, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran's 17-year quest for Olympic glory nears culmination

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran was first drawn to the Olympics in 2004, and for 17 years, his fascination for the five rings has only grown. As he stands on the cusp of his maiden Olympics, we chart his journey from a scrawny teenager to an all-condition paddler.

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran interview: 'I feel like a different player after my training sessions during lockdown'
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Sathiyan Gnanasekaran interview: 'I feel like a different player after my training sessions during lockdown'

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran talks about training against a robot during the first few months of the lockdown, working on his serve-and-receive game, and finding some light even in a dark year.

Table Tennis Federation of India planning to reschedule training camp in June end, but players refuse to travel till July
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Table Tennis Federation of India planning to reschedule training camp in June end, but players refuse to travel till July

After the government allowed sports complexes to open without spectators earlier this month, the TTFI had written to the players to assemble for a camp in the first week of June.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's preparations hit fresh roadblock as foreign table tennis coach Dejan Papic 'unfit' to join team
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's preparations hit fresh roadblock as foreign table tennis coach Dejan Papic 'unfit' to join team

Newly-appointed foreign table tennis coach Dejan Papic's stint with the Indian team has been delayed by at least the next two months due to a knee surgery he has undergone.

Sebi sees 'laundering' in ponzi plans, asks why Sahara money has no claimants
Business

Sebi sees 'laundering' in ponzi plans, asks why Sahara money has no claimants

Sahara is engaged in a long-running dispute with Sebi over schemes involving raising of funds from public through certain bonds and the group was asked to return thousands of crores along with interest to the investors through the regulator.