Table Tennis
Jharkhand  /  Published 10.07.20

District TT outfit aid to struggling coaches

East Singhbhum District Table Tennis Association (ESDTTA) has extended financial aid to two struggling coaches who are sitting idle since schools are closed in view of the coronavirus pandemic. The E...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 27.05.20

TT, golf set to restart in city

Table tennis in the city could return to action from the first week of June though paddlers are already practising at Naihati Youth Association since May 22. “We are planning to start from June 2 fo...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.07.19

Ambitious Ayhika ready to turn the tables on top stars

Ayhika Mukherjee has every reason to be on the moon after being the first Indian to clinch gold in women’s singles of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships. Aware that the Tokyo Olympics is on...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 10.02.20

Hard work, Munmun’s weapon in game of life

Munmun Kundu could have been just another girl from a lower middle-class background fighting to keep herself afloat in a harsh world had it not been for the sacrifices her family have been making to h...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.02.20

Gondomar past, paddlers look ahead

Indian table tennis stars Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Sharath Kamal are yet to come to terms with the Gondomar debacle. India, who were ranked fifth in the Olympic Team Qualification event held in the P...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 03.03.19

Paddler without wrists coaches budding players

Kajal Dey is a 49-year-old table tennis coach without wrists. On the evening of May 21, 1991, Dey, then 21, lost his wrists during a political violence after then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assas...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Sports  /  Published 11.08.19

Forehand Manika’s foremost concern

Manika Batra, India’s No. 1 woman paddler, has several firsts to her credit. She reached a career-high world rank of 47 in January this year, is the first woman from the country to break into the to...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 11.04.20

Academy keeps rising paddlers busy

A nationwide lockdown makes it difficult to keep budding talents and aspiring players in shape and motivate them. The Dhanuka Dhunseri Table Tennis Academy is doing just that.The academy, an initiativ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.09.19

Gritty Sutirtha yearns for more

Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, in a quiet, serene locality at Naihati, one comes across ‘Sutirtha’. Not too big from the outside, but a spacious enough home of paddler Sutirtha Mukh...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.02.20

Boxers stay put in Italy

Indian boxers training in Italy for next month’s Olympic qualifiers were given the option of flying out early due to the novel coronavirus threat in that country, but the team has decided to stay pu...
By Agencies in New Delhi


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