Table Tennis: News

Table tennis is a professional game in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball across a hard table divided by net using small bats. The International Table Tennis Federation, which was founded in 1926, governs this game. Table tennis has been the part of Olympic since 1988.

19 Nov 2022

Manika Batra

Asian Cup TT tournament: India's Manika Batra wins bronze medal

Star Indian paddler Manika Batra clinched the bronze medal at the ongoing ITTF-ATTU Asian Cup tournament on Saturday.

07 Nov 2022

Sharath Kamal

Table tennis: India's Sharath Kamal receives Khel Ratna at 40

Indian Table Tennis star, Sharath Kamal, recently received the prestigious Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.

World Team TT Championships: India outclass Kazakhstan, stay unbeaten

The Indian men's team has been a force to reckon with in the concurrent World Team Table Tennis Championships in China.

Commonwealth Games, table tennis: India's Sharath Kamal wins gold medal

India's Sharath Kamal won the gold medal after beating England's Liam Pitchford in the men's singles table tennis final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG).

Commonwealth Games, table tennis: India's Sathiyan Gnanasekaran wins bronze medal

India's Sathiyan Gnanasekaran won the bronze medal after beating England's Paul Drinkhall (men's singles table tennis) at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG).

CWG: India men's TT team bags silver medal in doubles

India's Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran wound up with silver in the men's doubles final of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

Commonwealth Games: Indian men's table tennis team wins gold medal

The Indian men's table tennis team clinched the gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

01 Aug 2022

Indian Hockey Team

2022 Commonwealth Games: Here's India's schedule for August 1

India had a joyous day at work on Day 3 of the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Indian women's team crashes out in table tennis

Defending champions India are out in the quarters in the women's table tennis at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: India beat Guyana 3-0 in table tennis (women's)

The Indian women's table tennis team continues its winning run at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG).

CWG: India men's table tennis team beats Singapore, reaches quarter-finals

The Indian men's table tennis team stamped a one-sided win against Singapore on the first day of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

28 Aug 2021


Paddler Bhavinaben Patel scripts history, storms into Paralympics final

Bhavinaben Patel continued to script history as she became the first Indian to enter the final of the table tennis event in Tokyo Paralympics with a hard-fought 3-2 win over China's Miao Zhang in a Class IV semifinal on Saturday.

27 Aug 2021


Paralympics: Bhavinaben becomes first player to enter table tennis quarterfinals

Bhavinaben Patel on Friday became the first Indian table tennis player to enter the Tokyo Paralympics quarterfinals with a dominating win over Joyce de Oliveira of Brazil in the women's singles Class IV event at the Tokyo Games.

27 Jul 2021

Sharath Kamal

Sharath takes a game off Ma Long before bowing out

Indian paddler Sharath Kamal took a game off the legendary Ma Long, the reigning Olympic and world champion, before making a third-round exit from the table tennis competition at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday.

26 Jul 2021

Sharath Kamal

Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal advances to third round at Olympics

Table Tennis player A Sharath Kamal overcame a sluggish start to beat Portugal's Tiago Polonia in the men's singles second round in the Olympics, on Monday.

15 Jul 2021


Olympics: Decoding the records which might never get broken

The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be starting from July 23 onwards behind closed doors amid the coronavirus pandemic.

11 Jun 2021

Manika Batra

Star paddler Manika Batra agrees to attend national camp

Indian table tennis contingent's Olympic preparations got a much-needed boost on Friday when star paddler Manika Batra agreed to join the national camp in Sonepat to train with mixed doubles partner and veteran Sharath Kamal.

20 Mar 2021

Manika Batra

Paddlers Sharath Kamal-Manika Batra clinch Olympic quota in mixed doubles

Star Indian paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra clinched a mixed doubles quota spot for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

19 Mar 2021

Manika Batra

Table tennis: Four Indian players qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

India have a reason to smile as four paddlers qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

13 Mar 2021

Manika Batra

Table Tennis: Indian paddlers eye Olympic qualification in Doha event

As many as nine qualification spots for the Tokyo Olympics will be up for grabs when the World Singles Qualification Tournament gets underway at the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiya Arena in Doha, Qatar between March 14-17, 2021.

06 Dec 2019


Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

Former Indian table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji has passed away at the age of 68.

18 Jan 2019


Soumyajit Ghosh's wife accuses TT player of physical, mental torture

Olympian Soumyajit Ghosh has been accused of mental and physical torture by his wife, Tulika Dutta just five months after their marriage.

29 Aug 2018


#AsianGames2018: Kamal, Batra win historic bronze in Mixed Doubles TT

The Indian Table Tennis contingent's dream run at the Asian Games got better today when the Mixed Doubles pairing of A Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra exceeded its own expectations to win a historic bronze.

28 Aug 2018

Asian Games

India wins first-ever Table Tennis medal in Asian Games history

Indian Table Tennis men's team won a historic bronze medal after losing 0-3 to South Korea in a lop-sided semifinal at 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.

06 Aug 2018


Swastika Ghosh bags bronze in Hong Kong Open in table-tennis

Swastika Ghosh claimed a bronze medal in the junior girls' doubles along with Singapore's Jingyi Zhou in the 2018 Hang Seng Hong Kong Junior and Cadet Open of table tennis, that concluded last week in Hong Kong.

04 Aug 2018


Table Tennis: Kamal and Batra move up in world rankings

Indian table tennis aces Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra have moved up in the world rankings as they achieved 33rd and 57th ranks respectively.

10 Apr 2018

Manish Sisodia

Delhi government to give Rs. 14L to Manika for CWG-gold

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said the Delhi government will give Rs. 14L to paddler Manika Batra for winning a gold medal in Table Tennis at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Australia.

08 Apr 2018


21st CWG: Gold medal for Indian women's table tennis team

Indian women's table tennis team bagged the gold medal at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games being held at the Gold Coast.

27 Mar 2018


Rape accused Ghosh dropped from Ultimate Table Tennis Player draft

25-year-old Indian table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh, who has been accused of rape by a teenager in Kolkata, has suffered another blow.

11-year-old, Anna Hursey to represent Wales at 2018 CWG

11-year-old table tennis player, Anna Hursey has been named in Wales' squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Franchises for the first season of "Ultimate Table Tennis" announced

Five of the six franchises for inaugural edition of "Ultimate Ping Pong", India's first professional table tennis league, have been confirmed.