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Manav Thakkar becomes fourth Indian paddler to attain World No 1 rank in Under-21 men's singles category
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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

Paddler Manav Thakkar becomes first Indian to clinch ITTF Challenge Series U-21 men's singles title
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Paddler Manav Thakkar becomes first Indian to clinch ITTF Challenge Series U-21 men's singles title

The 19-year-old Thakkar, who was a part of the Indian men's team which won the bronze in 2018 Asian Games, dominated the proceedings in the one-sided final match

Former India table tennis head coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away aged 68
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Former India table tennis head coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away aged 68

Mukherji, who was the first Dronacharya awardee in table tennis, did his schooling and graduation from Ajmer where his father was a medical practitioner.

Former national champion Soumyajit Ghosh's suspension revoked by Table Tennis Federation of India
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Former national champion Soumyajit Ghosh's suspension revoked by Table Tennis Federation of India

The withdrawal of suspension means Soumyajit Ghosh is eligible to participate in the Senior Nationals at Cuttack from 4 to 9 January, 2019.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 12: Mirabai Chanu's back injury, Ben Stokes' trial and more on our daily sports podcast
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 12: Mirabai Chanu's back injury, Ben Stokes' trial and more on our daily sports podcast

Mirabai Chanu's back injury, Ben Stokes' trial for affray and Sunil Gavaskar's opinion of the frequent comparisons between Kapil Dev and Hardik Pandya — we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.

Table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh looks to get career back on track after marrying woman who accused him of rape
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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.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu is India's best hope of an opening day gold medal
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu is India's best hope of an opening day gold medal

Mirabai Chanu will be in focus for her high medal-winning chances but Inida's high-profile shuttlers and boxers will also be watched keenly when they open their campaigns at the 21st Commonwealth Games.

Gnanasekaran Sathiyan climbs up to career-best ranking of 46, Sharath Kamal placed at 48
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Gnanasekaran Sathiyan climbs up to career-best ranking of 46, Sharath Kamal placed at 48

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.

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's table tennis star Sharath Kamal says he wants to break tournament's jinx against England
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Commonwealth Games 2018: India's table tennis star Sharath Kamal says he wants to break tournament's jinx against England

Pointing to the lack of success against England in past Commonwealth Games, India's most experienced paddler, Achanta Sharath Kamal, is hoping to break the jinx next month and cull the coveted gold medal in Gold Coast, Australia.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Soumyajit Ghosh dropped from table tennis squad, provisionally suspended
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Soumyajit Ghosh dropped from table tennis squad, provisionally suspended

Soumyajit has been booked under the IPC sections for rape, criminal conspiracy, causing miscarriage without the woman's consent and cheating.

Table tennis star Soumyajit Ghosh accused of rape by 18-year-old, likely to miss bus to Commonwealth Games
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Table tennis star Soumyajit Ghosh accused of rape by 18-year-old, likely to miss bus to Commonwealth Games

Police have reportedly charged Ghosh with rape, criminal conspiracy, causing miscarriage without woman’s consent and cheating after the 18-year-old filed an FIR.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sharath Kamal looks to repeat history and win another double at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sharath Kamal looks to repeat history and win another double at Gold Coast

Sharath has his name on all the three gold medals India has won at the quadrennial competition and factoring in his recent form, he thinks he can add at least another two yellow metals to his overall kitty.

Soumyajit Ghosh believes table tennis in India in its best phase, as country breaks into top-15
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Soumyajit Ghosh believes table tennis in India in its best phase, as country breaks into top-15

Ace Indian paddler Soumyajit Ghosh, who along with G Sathiyan came close to toppling the top-seeded Japanese duo of Jin Uda and Maharu Yoshimura only to end with a silver in the men's doubles at the Bulgaria Open in Panagyurishte last week, feels this is the best phase for table tennis in the country in recent times.

Bulgaria Open: Indian pair Soumyajit Ghosh-G Sathiyan win silver after tightly fought men's doubles final
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Bulgaria Open: Indian pair Soumyajit Ghosh-G Sathiyan win silver after tightly fought men's doubles final

The experienced Japanese pair overcame a tough fight from Ghosh and Sathiyan to win 11-13, 11-7, 11-4, 6-11, 11-5 to take home their second title.

Talented and improving: Indian Table Tennis on the right track
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Talented and improving: Indian Table Tennis on the right track

The current era has impressive cluster of talent. Exciting times lie ahead for Indian table tennis. There are plenty of reasons to be positive about the sport.

Ultimate Table Tennis final 2017: Falcons TTC triumph over Shaze Challengers as sport takes giant strides in India
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Ultimate Table Tennis final 2017: Falcons TTC triumph over Shaze Challengers as sport takes giant strides in India

On a Sunday evening at the NSCI in Mumbai, the Falcons TTC trounced the Shaze Challengers 14-9 to win the inaugural edition of Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) League.

Highlights Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) Final 2017: Falcons TTC clinch maiden title
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Highlights Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) Final 2017: Falcons TTC clinch maiden title

Catch all the scores and updates from the Finals of Ultimate Table Tennis 2017 where Falcons T.T.C. square off against Shazé Challengers to win the maiden UTT title.

Ultimate Table Tennis 2017: Shaze Challengers show composure to beat Dabang Smashers, march to final
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Ultimate Table Tennis 2017: Shaze Challengers show composure to beat Dabang Smashers, march to final

It all came down to handling the pressure games well and the Challengers showed better composure on the evening as they won several close games that ultimately led to a comfortable-looking scoreline

Ultimate Table Tennis 2017: Consistent Han Ying helps Shaze Challengers overcome Sharath Kamal's heroics
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Ultimate Table Tennis 2017: Consistent Han Ying helps Shaze Challengers overcome Sharath Kamal's heroics

Han Ying was at her consistent best again. The world no nine had not lost a single match leading up to the tie and continued the trend as Archana Kamath of India and her teammate Sofia Polcanova failed to put her under pressure.