World Table Tennis Day: From G Sathiyan to Achanta Sharath Kamal, top five sensational triumphs by Indians at UTT
On World Table Tennis Day, here are the top five sensational triumphs by Indian paddlers against some of world’s biggest names during three seasons of Ultimate Table Tennis.
COVID-19 impact: Challenging times ahead for Indian sports as hosting tournaments, grassroots development continue to suffer
The challenges for Indian sports will only grow next year as hosting tournaments, travel, and training will become difficult due to pandemic and the financial distress it has unleashed worldwide.
Ultimate Table Tennis, which began in 2017, was to take place after the Tokyo Olympics, which has now been moved to next year because of the pandemic.
Sathiyan's understanding of human anatomy goes beyond the basic knowledge of muscle groups. He understands the science behind the art, and explains it with a clarity befitting his engineering credentials.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Achanta Sharath Kamal lauds PV Sindhu, says similar effort from Indian paddlers can popularise table tennis
Sharath Kamal said that the main focus for the Indian table tennis contingent is on the team championship in January 2020 in Portugal, a qualifying event for the Olympics
UTT 2019: From new format aimed at keeping audience to bright show by Indian paddlers, key takeaways from third season
We look at the important takeaways from the just-concluded season three of the Ultimate Table Tennis and its implications for Indian table tennis
UTT 2019: Tiago Apolonia dazzles as Sharath Kamal's Chennai Lions score dominating victory over Dabang Delhi in final
Chennai Lions won the required eight games to win the tie after just three matches which meant that the reverse men's and women's singles weren't played.
UTT 2019: Benedikt Duda, Kirill Gerassimenko credit league for improvements in their game; Matilda Ekholm predicts bright future for Indian table tennis
The foreign players participating in this season of the Ultimate Table Tennis have been all praises for the league, lauding the efforts of the organisers
UTT 2019: Achanta Sharath Kamal, Madhurika Patkar pull off heist to help Chennai Lions beat Goa Challengers in second semi-final
Chennai Lions will now face Dabang Delhi in the final of the third season of Ultimate Table Tennis on Sunday
UTT 2019: Sharath Kamal's heroics guide Chennai Lions to exhilarating win over Goa Challengers, into final against Dabang Delhi
Chennai Lions defeated Goa Challengers 8-7 in an exciting semi-final to set up final clash against Dabang Delhi in UTT 2019.
UTT 2019: G Sathiyan, Bernadette Szocs anchor Delhi's dream 8-7 victory over U Mumba in first semi-final
Dabang Delhi had earlier beaten U Mumba 9-6 in the group stages and on Friday, with a shot in the UTT 2019 final on the line, won again by a narrow margin of 8-7
UTT 2019, Semi-finals Preview: Dabang Delhi have history on their side against U Mumba; Goa look to avenge loss to Chennai
Dabang Delhi will place their second match in as many days when they take on table-toppers U Mumba in the first semi-final on Friday. The second semi-final will be between Chennai Lions and Goa Challengers.
UTT 2019: Benedikt Duda, Sanil Shetty salvage some pride for Kolkata Mavericks in heavy loss to Sharath Kamal's Chennai Lions
Benedikt Duda was the only player to win a match in his side Kolkata's tie against Chennai Lions, the latter winning comfortably with the score of 11-4
UTT 2019: Manav Thakkar's tenacity, Kirill Gerassimenko's artistry stand out as U Mumba rout Goa Challengers 11-4
Manav Thakkar won 5 of his side's 11 points against Goa Challengers by winning the men's singles and mixed doubles matches for U Mumba.
UTT 2019: Anthony Amalraj, Alvaro Robles defy rankings, odds to help Goa Challengers narrowly beat Dabang Delhi
Goa Challengers won the match against a visibly stronger Dabang Delhi as their Indian players defied rankings to perform well in their singles matches
UTT 2019: Manav Thakkar bags mixed doubles, reverse singles to clinch victory from jaws of defeat for U Mumba
Manav Thakkar did what Sharath Kamal did one day before, rescuing his team with two crucial victories in the mixed doubles and the reverse singles
UTT 2019: Experienced Sharath Kamal plays central role in Chennai Lions' tense win over Goa Challengers
India's star player Sharath Kamal tapped into his bag of experience to give Chennai Lions a nerve-wracking 8-7 victory over Goa Challengers in the Ultimate Table Tennis at New Delhi on Wednesday.
UTT 2019: Birthday boy Tiago Apolonia fights back from behind to win in Chennai Lions' demolition of Puneri Paltan
Harmeet Desai ran Tiago Apolonia close in a fiercely contested match in UTT with Chennai Lions beating Puneri Paltan.
UTT 2019: Archana Kamath thrashes Manika Batra as Goa Challengers beat Mavericks Kolkata by landslide
Reigning national champion and India's domestic No 1 Archana Kamath got the better of top-ranked Indian on ITTF tour Manika Batra in Goa's win over Kolkata.
UTT 2019: In clash of debutants, Manav Thakkar takes Sharath Kamal close but U Mumba edge Chennai Lions 9-6
Achanta Sharath Kamal was pushed all the way by Manav Thakkar, 18 year his junior, in U Mumba's 9-6 win over Chennai Lions in UTT 2019.