Sports  /  Published 29.04.21

Sharath looks forward to Games with hope

Sharath Kamal, Indian table tennis’ long-standing star, feels he is mentally in a better place now than he was last year, even though the deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is creating ...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.04.21

French Open postponed due to Covid

This year’s French Open has been postponed by a week due to the Covid-19 pandemic and will begin on May 30, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) said on Thursday. The clay-court Grand Slam, which...
By Reuters in Paris

Sports  /  Published 08.04.21

Boost for Sutirtha before Games

Table tennis player Sutirtha Mukherjee has been promoted to the core group of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (Tops) run by the Sports Authority of India (SAI). Sutirtha was in the Tops development ...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 05.04.21

Hubert Hurkacz tames Jannik Sinner

Hubert Hurkacz won the Miami Open here on Sunday, defeating Italy’s Jannik Sinner 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, clinching his second title in the Sunshine State this season. In January, the 24-year-old Polis...
By Agencies in Miami

Sports  /  Published 03.04.21

Ashleigh Barty to face Bianca Andreescu

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty and former US Open champion Bianca Andreescu completed contrasting semi-final victories at the Miami Open, setting up a mouth-watering first career meeting between the two G...
By Agencies in Miami


Opinion  /  Published 01.04.21

No end in sight: Myanmar crisis

Sir — The latest round of international condemnation of the Myanmar army comes with the defence chiefs of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Japan and nine other nations denouncin...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 27.03.21

For Manika Batra, pressure is good

Perhaps it would have been easier for Manika Batra to rest on her laurels. For, in a country that is yet to step into the big league of table tennis, she has already accomplished much. But instead, it...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.03.21

‘Energy boost’ for Medvedev

New world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev said he is feeling no extra pressure after rising to his career-best ranking last week but the Russian wants to prove to himself that he deserves the lofty slot by play...
By Reuters in London

Sports  /  Published 22.03.21

Sharath paddles in longevity

Sharath Kamal’s longevity as a table tennis player is amazing. In 2006 Doha Asian Games, Soumyadeep Roy was his teammate and now Roy is one of the coaches of the Indian squad, which earned five...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 21.03.21

Asian Games bronze medallists stage emarkable comeback

India got its best shot at a maiden table tennis medal at the Olympics on Saturday when Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra became the first Indian pairing to qualify for the mega event in Tokyo. They defe...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in


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