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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Table Tennis Federation of India looking to fill head coach's position after Games' postponement to 2021
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Table Tennis Federation of India looking to fill head coach's position after Games' postponement to 2021

The Table Tennis Federation of India had tried to rope in Canadian Dejan Papic last year but things did not work out as the latter decided to undergo a knee surgery when he was expected to join the squad

World Table Tennis Championships 2020 postponed until June over coronavirus fears in South Korea
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World Table Tennis Championships 2020 postponed until June over coronavirus fears in South Korea

Next month’s table tennis world championships in South Korea have been postponed until June over health concerns as the east Asian nation grapples with an outbreak of the coronavirus

Tokyo Olympics 2020: TTFI promises to appoint head coach for four-year cycle after Massimo Costantini's departure
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: TTFI promises to appoint head coach for four-year cycle after Massimo Costantini's departure

Notwithstanding their disappointing performance in the Olympics team qualifiers, the Indian paddlers have done exceedingly well in the last 18 months to raise the profile of the sport in the country

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's team's qualification bid ends after defeat to Czech Republic
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's team's qualification bid ends after defeat to Czech Republic

The Indian men's table tennis team's quest for an Olympic berth ended in disappointment after it suffered a 1-3 defeat to Czech Republic in a play-off match of the qualifying event

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian women's team's bid to seal quota spot over after defeat against France
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian women's team's bid to seal quota spot over after defeat against France

The Indian women table tennis team's quest for a Tokyo Olympics berth ended on Saturday after losing to France 2-3 in a play-off match of the qualification tournament.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's, women's table tennis teams stutter in pre-quarterfinals of qualifying event
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's, women's table tennis teams stutter in pre-quarterfinals of qualifying event

While the 17th seeded women played their hearts out in the Tokyo Olympics qualifiers before losing to fifth seeds Romania 2-3, the men disappointed with their 1-3 defeat against Slovenia

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's, women's table tennis teams only a win away from securing their maiden qualification
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's, women's table tennis teams only a win away from securing their maiden qualification

Indian men and women are just one win away from securing their maiden qualification for Olympics, following their contrasting victories against Luxembourg and Sweden respectively in the team qualifier.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games

Despite the lack of a head coach since the 2019 Asian Games, Indian players have been producing impressive on the professional circuit

Indian table tennis team to take part in training camp with German counterparts ahead of Olympic qualifiers in January
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Indian table tennis team to take part in training camp with German counterparts ahead of Olympic qualifiers in January

The Indian paddlers will train with their German counterparts ahead of the all important Olympic team qualifier in January.

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.

Manika Batra says she isn't worried about Tokyo Olympics 2020 yet, believes shifting base to Pune has helped her
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Manika Batra says she isn't worried about Tokyo Olympics 2020 yet, believes shifting base to Pune has helped her

While the countdown adds to the nerves for a lot of athletes aspiring for a podium finish in the sporting extravaganza, table tennis star Manika Batra isn't one to let the thought of the ticking clock seep into her head and add further pressure.

Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan interview: Paddlers credit UTT, TTFI for rise of table tennis in India; target Olympics glory in Tokyo
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Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan interview: Paddlers credit UTT, TTFI for rise of table tennis in India; target Olympics glory in Tokyo

Firstpost caught with top table tennis players Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan to discuss the story of India's rise, the upcoming season of UTT, behind the scenes preparations of top athletes, personal goals and more.

Fast-rising Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reaches World No 24 rank in ITTF charts to become first Indian to break into top-25
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Fast-rising Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reaches World No 24 rank in ITTF charts to become first Indian to break into top-25

Sathiyan rose four spots to be 24th in the latest ITTF rankings, following his impressive sixth place finish in the Asia Cup in Yokohama earlier this month.

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.

Chinese Table Tennis Association to dock pay, demote coaches if country fails to sweep medals at Tokyo Olympics 2020
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Chinese Table Tennis Association to dock pay, demote coaches if country fails to sweep medals at Tokyo Olympics 2020

China has vowed to dock table tennis coaches their pay and demote them if they fail to keep the country at the top of the sport at the Tokyo Olympics.

Sharath Kamal believes India can win a table tennis medal in mixed doubles at 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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Sharath Kamal believes India can win a table tennis medal in mixed doubles at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sharath Kamal talks about India's chances at winning a medal at Tokyo Olympics, playing in European leagues and the change in mindset in India about table tennis.

Neha Aggarwal interview: Ex-India paddler on roadmap Indian table tennis needs for Tokyo Olympics
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Neha Aggarwal interview: Ex-India paddler on roadmap Indian table tennis needs for Tokyo Olympics

In the last few months, Indian table tennis made headlines and history. What must India do to capitalise on the momentum in time for Tokyo Olympics? Neha Aggarwal tells Firstpost