Saturday, August 6, 2016

Sharath Kamal, Soumyajit Ghosh will start their Rio Olympics campaign tonight


Indian Table tennis super star A Sharath Kamal and Soumyajit Ghosh will play their matches tonight.

Soumyajit takes on Tanviriyavechakul Padasak of Thailand (no. 181 in the world) at 00:30 India time. Soumyajit is ranked no. 65.

Sharath faces Adrian Crisan of Romania at 3:30 AM India time.

India Table tennis at the Rio Olympics 2016

Mouma Das lost to Daniela Dodean of Romania 0-4 (2-11, 7-11, 7-11, 3-11)

Manika Batra losto Katarzyna Grzybowska 2-4 (12-10, 6-11, 12-14, 11-8, 4-11, 12-14)

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

World Table Tennis Day 2016

Today is the World Table Tennis for All day. On this day, the ITTF is launching Table Tennis for NepALL, a project backed by the UN.

Thomas Weikart will be one of the dignitaries who will launch this program in Nepal.

$150, 000 will be spent over three years for this project.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

New York Table Tennis League

Just discovered some interesting information about a Table Tennis league in New York. A blog written and updated by M Vergara, a passionate Table Tennis enthusiast, the blog provides information about schedule, clubs that participate and names of players.
The winners of this league go on to play the National league finals, usually at Las Vegas

Link to the blog on New York Table Tennis league:
http://newyorktabletennisleague.blogspot.in/

Monday, December 21, 2015

Veterans Table Tennis tournament at Khar Gymkhana

Khar Gymkhana will be hosting one of the first tournaments of the next calendar year. The tournament has been accorded the Maharashtra state ranking status and will run from January 8-10 2016.

Last date for accepting entries is 28th December, 2016.

Mr. Yogesh Desai is the Organizing Secretary.


Saturday, December 19, 2015

Soumyajit guides India to Gold medal at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships

India won the Gold medal in the Men's section and Silver in the Women's at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at Surat. Soumyajit was the hero for the Indian men's team.

Results:

Men’s Team:

Gold Medal match: India beat England 3-1 (Harmeet Desai lost to David McBeath 11-9, 11-9, 7-11, 9-11, 9-11, Soumyajit Ghosh bt Helshan Weerasinghe 11-7, 11-4, 11-7, G. Sathiyan bt Tom Jarvis 11-3, 11-6, 11-5, Soumyajit Ghosh bt David McBeath 11-6, 11-3, 11-9, 11-8).

Women’s Team: Final: Singapore bt India 3-1 (Lin Ye bt Ankita Das 9-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-8, Zhou Yihan bt Manika Batra 11-9, 11-8, 8-11,11-9, Koh Kai Xin lost to Mouma Das 8-11, 7-11, 5-11, Lin Ye bt Manika Batra 11-8, 11-3, 11-6).