Free Press Journal
  • Asian Games  : Paddlers’ campaign ends with two historic bronze

    Jakarata : India’s sensational run in the table tennis event at the 18th Asian Games came to an end after Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan and Manika Batra lost in the pre-quarterfinals of the singles competition here on Friday.

  • Asian Games : Indian women’s team in table tennis quarters

    Jakarta : The Indian women table tennis players made a positive start to their campaign at the 18th Asian Games by reaching the quarter-finals of the team event here on Sunday. The Indian team comprising Mouma Das, Ayhika Mukherjee and Sutritha Mukherjee defeated Qatar 3-0 in the first match but lost to China 0-3 in the second tie. The Indians, however, outplayed Iran 3-1 in their next match to join China in

  • Manav Thakkar corners two bronze in Asian Junior TT

    Mumbai : India’s junior paddlers continued their stellar show in the Asian Junior and Cadet Championships, netting three medals in the individual events in Myanmar late on Friday night.

  • Indian Oil Summer Sports Camp held at the Sawantwadi Nagar Parishad

    At the Indian Oil Summer Sports Camp being held at the Sawantwadi Nagar Parishad Sports Hall, Sawantwadi from May, 22nd to 26th 2018, the untapped young talent from the rural areas will have as their guides and mentors, national and internationally renowned expert sportspersons coaching them in games like Table Tennis, Carrom, Badminton, Chess, Cricket and Bridge.  The camp is being organised in collaboration with Mother’s Queen School along with Sindhudurg District

  • Indore: World Table Tennis day; Kartikey Kaushik: A winner aspiring for gold

    Indore: The credit for success of a sportsperson rarely goes to one person. It is a sum total of hard work of different people who build environment and skills to win a game. It is also true for a game like table tennis. World Table Tennis Day is observed on April 6 every year.

  • Viral Video! Former Indian champ Saraswathi Rao’s table tennis skills will leave you amazed

    Saraswathi Rao, the former Indian table tennis champions, has proved that age is just a number. 69-year-old grandma was India’s second best player in her time. She shows that she has still got it when it comes to unleashing rocketing smash with the racket in her hand. During a veteran tournament programme, Rao showcased her skills and amazed the audience present there.

  • Perfect 10 for India

    New Delhi : India added six more gold on the concluding day to win all 10 gold medals on offer in the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships at Mount Lavinia, near Colombo, on Sunday.

  • Indian players improve rankings

    Mumbai : Indian table tennis is on a high as several players across different categories have made significant improvement in the world rankings. There are three Indian players, including Harmeet Desai, feature among the top 100 in the men’s rankings, for May 2017.

  • Sharath wins 7th natl crown; Madhurika new champion

    Manesar (Haryana) : Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal bagged his seventh national crown in men’s singles, while Madhurika Patkar became the first-time champion in the women’s singles at the 11Even Sports Senior Table Tennis Nationals here.

  • Men more friendly than women after conflict: Study

    New York: Men tend to show more friendly gestures like handshakes, back pats and even hugs than the fairer sex, at the end of a conflict or competition, a study said.

  • Indian women to meet Puerto Rico in World TT main draw

    Kuala Lumpur : The Indian women’s squad, after having topped the group in the qualifiers, received first-round bye in the main draw where they clash with Puerto Rico, while the men’s team will start against Hungary at the 2016 table tennis World Championships here.

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    Singapore teams get top billing, Indians seeded 2nd in TT tourney

    Surat: Singapore’s men and women teams have been accorded the top seedings with the Indian sides placed one spot behind them following the open draw proceedings on the eve of the team championships of the 20th Avadh Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships here on Tuesday.

  • TT: Top seed Shweta clinches women’s crown

    Mumbai : Top seed Shweta Parte just about managed to stave off a strong, spirited challenge from second seed Senhora D’Souza to earn a close 4-3 verdict and clinch the women’s crown in the Matunga Gymkhana 5-Star Mumbai City District Table Tennis Tournament, at the Matunga Gymkhana’s table tennis hall.