Sharath Kamal

Indian paddlers end hard-fought Asian campaign with three bronze medals

Both the doubles pairs — A Sharath Kamal-G Sathiyan and Manav Thakkar-Harmeet Desai — added a couple of bronze medals, taking India's tally to three for the competition.

published on : 4th October 2021

Asian Table Tennis Championships: India men's doubles teams capture two more bronze

Indian table tennis players captured two more medals at the Asian Table Tennis Championships 2021 in Doha, Qatar.

published on : 4th October 2021

More paddlers to join table tennis camp in Sonepat

Currently, four men and only three women are at the camp, which, considering it to be a national camp, is quite low.

published on : 8th September 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Scoreline doesn't justify what I actually did against Ma Long, says Sharath Kamal

Kamal spoke about his campaign at the Olympics, his match against world champion Long, and how difficult it was to take part in the Olympics in such unprecedented times.

published on : 29th July 2021

Not planning to retire anytime soon: Indian paddler Sharath Kamal

Sharath Kamal, who had made his Olympics debut at 2004 Athens, said he was not planning to hang up his boots.

published on : 28th July 2021

Tokyo Insights: Time we celebrate the likes of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty, Sharath Kamal

Is winning a medal the only yardstick for success at the Olympic Games? This debate is set to rear its head again as Indian athletes failed to win a medal on Tuesday.

published on : 28th July 2021

I almost had him: Sharath on pushing mighty Ma Long to limit in his 'best' tournament ever

The 39-year-old showed against the reigning World and Olympic champion that he still remains at the top of his game.

published on : 27th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Paddler Sharath Kamal bows out with head held high after taking a game off great Ma Long

Sharath fought tooth and nail to take the second game from Long but eventually lost 7-11 11-8 11-13 4-11 4-11 n the Chinese's favour in 46 minutes.

published on : 27th July 2021

Paddler Sharath Kamal advances to third round in Olympics; faces Ma Long next

The 39-year-old Sharath struggled in the first game but pulled himself up just in time to win 2-11 11-8 11-5 9-11 11-6 11-9 in the 49-minute second-round contest.

published on : 26th July 2021

Tokyo 2020: Paddlers Sharath and Manika bow out of mixed doubles event

The power of 19-year-old Lin from both flanks was too much to handle for the 12th seeded pairing of Sharath and Manika, who came into the Olympics having won the qualifying competition.

published on : 24th July 2021

It's 'Mission Topple World No 1 team' for India's mixed TT pair at Tokyo Olympics

TOPS and SAI's analytical wing have come up with detailed videos regarding the opposition and a strategy has been prepared. And that involves going for the jugular right from the off.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Table Tennis: Can India do the unthinkable again?

The Indian table tennis contingent produced an unthinkable performance at the Asian Games, considered as 'mini-Olympics' by the players.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra not to attend Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony

Indian paddlers A Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra have decided against attending the Olympics opening ceremony on Friday.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Table Tennis: Tough beginning for India's mixed doubles pair

It was expected the Indian pair would face one of the top doubles pairs early on in the compe­tition and that is exactly what happened in the draw.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Indian paddlers handed tough draws, Sharath-Manika pair to face third seed in opener

Batra, ranked 62, though got an easy women's singles first round where she will face Great Britain's Ho Tin-Tin, ranked 32 places below the Indian.

published on : 22nd July 2021
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