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Tokyo 2020 Table Tennis: Germany to meet China in final; Harimoto’s heroics in vain

Young Japanese paddler Harimoto Tomokazu won both his singles matches in the ongoing men's team championships at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.It was a complete reversal for the 18-year-old who had a disastrous run in the singles event. Tomokazu's...

Table Tennis Olympics final: China’s Ma Long retains Olympics gold, beats Fan Zhendong

Ma Long lived up to his reputation as the greatest paddler in modern era by emerging as the first male to win two singles gold medals at the Olympics. Long, seeded second, defended his Rio 2016 Olympic title by...

Tokyo Olympics: Chinese paddlers dominate again to reach singles finals

China's Sun Yingsha crushed Japanese paddler Mima Ito in the semifinals of the women's table tennis singles, while Rio champion Ma Long edged out Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov to reach the men's gold medal match.World number three Sun, who has...

Table Tennis: China’s Sun eyes gold as she sweeps past Japan’s Ito

China's Sun Yingsha crushed Japanese paddler Mima Ito in the semifinal of the women's singles on Thursday to advance to the gold medal match, where she will face off against her compatriot world number one Chen Meng.World number three...

How the Indian paddlers fared in Tokyo? Kamlesh Mehta dissects

Former India paddler Kamlesh Mehta has worn many hats - he is a coach, a selector and now the Director of Ultimate Table Tennis League. In an interaction with Sportstar, he dissected the performance of the Indian players at the...

Table tennis at Tokyo 2020: Japanese singles medal hope Ito fired up after wins

Japanese medal favourite Mima Ito outplayed her Portuguese rival on Tuesday to move into the final 16 of the Olympic women's singles table tennis competition.The world number two, who with Jun Mizutani brought Japan its first ever gold in...

‘Not today, not yet’: Sharath Kamal sets sights on 2024 Paris Olympics after strong...

After ending his fourth Olympic appearance by making the defending gold medallist Ma Long of China sweat it out in the men’s singles third round, A. Sharath Kamal, the torch-bearer of Indian table tennis for almost two decades, looks...

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan beats China for table tennis mixed doubles gold medal

Japanese pair Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito ended China's recent dominance in table tennis by beating Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen 4-3 for the mixed doubles title at the Tokyo Olympics. The upset comes five years after China swept...

Tokyo 2020: What went wrong with table tennis? Manika Batra spells out

A few hours after Manika Batra ended her second Olympic journey by becoming the first Indian female paddler to win two singles rounds at the Games, the 26-year-old opened up on the experience in Tokyo.How have the last eight...

Manika Batra: Want to shock a higher-ranked player at Tokyo Olympics

Manika Batra had made her intentions to "shock a higher ranked player at the Olympics" clear in an interview to Sportstar earlier this year. This weekend, she made it happen. Source link


All England Championships: Unseeded Nguyen knocks Srikanth out in first round

Ace India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost the first round of the All England Open to 20-year-old Nhat Nguyen on Wednesday.The Irish shuttler started positively...