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Lessons learnt in Tokyo, G Sathiyan sets sights on Paris Olympics 2024
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Lessons learnt in Tokyo, G Sathiyan sets sights on Paris Olympics 2024

From fitness to power, table tennis star G Sathiyan is sweating it out on various fronts to be a better version of himself.

Deenadayalan Vishwa, 18-year-old top Tamil Nadu table tennis player, dies in road accident enroute Shillong for competition
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Deenadayalan Vishwa, 18-year-old top Tamil Nadu table tennis player, dies in road accident enroute Shillong for competition

D. Vishwa was part of the Tamizhaga Table Tennis Association (TTTA) State men's team who were on their way to take part in the 83rd Senior National and Inter-State table tennis championships to be held in Meghalaya, Shillong

WTT Contender Doha 2022: Sathiyan-Manika pair clinch silver; Sharath Kamal earns bronze medal
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WTT Contender Doha 2022: Sathiyan-Manika pair clinch silver; Sharath Kamal earns bronze medal

Sharath Kamal failed to up the ante from an advantageous position in the sixth game and went down fighting 3-4 (5-11, 11-8, 6-11, 11-7, 11-5, 10-12, 9-11 in the semi-finals of the men's singles against Yuan Licen of China.

Singapore Smash 2022: Indian campaign ends after Manika-Archana pair exit
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Singapore Smash 2022: Indian campaign ends after Manika-Archana pair exit

The second-seeded Japanese pair of Hina Hayata and Mima Ito needed just 25 minutes to dispose of the Indian duo 11-7, 11-4, 11-8 to enter the semifinals.

Singapore Smash 2022: Sathiyan begins with win, Sharath and Manika bow out
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Singapore Smash 2022: Sathiyan begins with win, Sharath and Manika bow out

Sathiyan began his men's singles campaign on a winning note when he beat Peng Yew En Koen of Chinese Taipei 11-6, 8-11, 11-9, 11-8 in the first round on Saturday.

Delhi HC appointed administrators urge table tennis coaches to be objective while making selections
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Delhi HC appointed administrators urge table tennis coaches to be objective while making selections

Gita Mittal and the two other members, Chetan Mittal and SD Mudgil, were appointed by the Delhi High Court to run TTFI after the federation was suspended earlier this month

Manika Batra and G Sathiyan enter top-10 in mixed doubles table tennis world rankings
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Manika Batra and G Sathiyan enter top-10 in mixed doubles table tennis world rankings

In 2021, Manika Batra and G Sathiyan won the World Table Tennis Contenders title in Budapest.

Indian paddler G Sathiyan signs with French club ahead of Paris Olympics
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Indian paddler G Sathiyan signs with French club ahead of Paris Olympics

Keen to prepare for the Paris Olympics in best possible way, Sathiyan has signed with top tier French Pro A league club, Jura Morez Tennis de Table, for the 2022-23 season.

India's Suhana Saini wins bronze at WTT Youth Contender Tunis championship
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India's Suhana Saini wins bronze at WTT Youth Contender Tunis championship

The Haryana girl fought hard against her Romanian opponent Elena Zaharia before losing 11-9 9-11 10-12 11-13 in the semis.

ITTF table tennis tournament: Hansini Mathan Rajan beats Tokyo Olympics' youngest athlete Hend Zaza to win title
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ITTF table tennis tournament: Hansini Mathan Rajan beats Tokyo Olympics' youngest athlete Hend Zaza to win title

Playing in the U-12 category, the reigning cadet national champion outplayed Zaza 11-6, 11-8, 6-11, 11-6 in the final played on 14 December.

World Table Tennis Championship: India in quarters of women's doubles, mixed doubles
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World Table Tennis Championship: India in quarters of women's doubles, mixed doubles

Manika and Archana Kamath defeated Hungary's Dora Madarasz and Georgina Pota 11-4 11-9 6-11 11-7 in the women's doubles round of 16 here on Friday

US-China players team up at World Table Tennis Championships to mark 'ping-pong diplomacy'
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US-China players team up at World Table Tennis Championships to mark 'ping-pong diplomacy'

China's Lin Gaoyuan will play with the American Lily Zhang while Wang Manyu will join forces with Kanak Jha in the mixed doubles at the tournament this week, the International Table Tennis Federation said

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 and Harmeet Desai win men's double title
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WTT Contender Tunis: G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai win men's double title

Sathiyan and Desai beat the French duo Emmanual Lebesson and Alexandre Cassin 11-9 4-11 11-9 11-6 in the final.

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.

Indian paddler Payas Jain becomes World No 1 in U-17 category
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Indian paddler Payas Jain becomes World No 1 in U-17 category

The other Indian who achieved the feat was Manav Thakkar, who became the World No 1 in the Under-21 category in January 2020.