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Manika Batra

Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra to skip opening ceremony

Instead of 20 athletes, 19 will be seen at the opening ceremony with tennis player Ankita Raina replacing the table tennis stars

23 Jul 2021 12:08 PM

Indian paddlers get more time to train but hopes of a foreign coach vanish

First TTFI failed to bring Canadian Dejan Papic due to a knee surgery and now Covid19 is bound to discourage anyone from coming here

25 Mar 2020 2:21 PM

Manika Batra sets sights at 2024 Olympics

Manika made history last year by clinching four golds in the 2018 CWG, one of which being a singles gold.

28 Jul 2019 2:22 AM

Table Tennis players eager to break the duck

India coach Massimo Costantini is hopeful that his wards will break the duck in Jakarta this time.

26 Aug 2018 2:01 AM

CWG show will help us in jakarta: Madhurika Patkar

The 31-year-old said they have been playing regularly after the CWG and are in good form.

08 Aug 2018 1:54 AM


Manika among 7 stranded after being denied boarding

Alarmed by the situation, director general of Sports India Neelam Kapur swung into action and helped sort out the matter.

23 Jul 2018 12:19 AM

Sanil’s rise from the shadows

The table tennis player talks about rising to the role of a leader to defend the UTT title and missing the Asian Games ticket.

04 Jul 2018 1:14 AM

The flag keeps them motivated

Top sportspersons are increasingly being spotted flaunting the colours of the national flag during international tournaments.

24 Apr 2018 12:45 AM

CWG is just the beginning: Manika Batra

For the 23-year-old this is just the beginning and she would like to build on it with more success.

22 Apr 2018 6:08 AM

CWG 2018 medalist Manika Batra recommended for Arjuna Award

Batra has won four medals - two golds, one silver and one bronze in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast.

21 Apr 2018 10:52 AM


Manika Batra hopes CWG success will boost TT

“I think I scared my opponents with my rubber and twiddling of the racquet,” she said. So how is she able to switch sides so well?

18 Apr 2018 2:30 AM

Manika the star as paddlers dominate

With 26 gold, 20 silver and as many bronze medals, India signed off third on the table — a promotion of two positions from Glasgow.

16 Apr 2018 12:42 AM

CWG 2018: Manika Batra leads India to historic women table tennis gold

While Batra was the architect of India's historic win, the experienced pairing of Madhurika Patkar and Mouma Das played the supporting role.

08 Apr 2018 6:37 PM

Indian challenge ends

Manika, who had an unbeaten run in the round robin group stage, failed to bring her A game against world no. 6. Hirano.

17 Sep 2017 7:27 AM

Achanta Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra lead home charge

The three-day event will see 32 top paddlers — men and women — of the continent battle it out for supremacy.

15 Sep 2017 6:38 AM


India Open: Unseeded Paul stuns Manika Batra

Tenth seed Batra started on a strong note but soon fizzled against the calm and composed Paul.

17 Feb 2017 2:17 AM

Table Tennis: Home stars look to shine at India Open

The Hong Kong duo of world no. 13 Doo Hoi Kem and no. 19 Ching Lee Ho will be the star attractions in the women’s section.

14 Feb 2017 1:22 AM