Manika Batra refusing national coach’s help is act of indiscipline: TTFI | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Manika Batra refusing national coach's help is act of indiscipline: TTFI | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Table Tennis Federation of India (TTF) on Tuesday called Manika Batra‘s decision to not take the help of national coach Soumyadeep Roy during her matches at the Tokyo Olympics as a brazen “act of indiscipline” and she will certainly face action when its Executive Board meets early next month. Roy, who is a … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom, Manika Batra, PV Sindhu shine on medal-less day for India | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom, Manika Batra, PV Sindhu shine on medal-less day for India | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: The shooters came undone once again and the hockey team took a hammering but badminton ace P V Sindhu, boxing great M C Mary Kom and table tennis star Manika Batra went about their jobs with trademark resolve to keep India’s Olympic campaign on track despite a medal-less second day at the Games on … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra outplayed in mixed doubles opener | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics: Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra outplayed in mixed doubles opener | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: India’s glimmer of hope for a table tennis medal at the Tokyo Olympics vanished in no time with Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra losing to third seeds from Chinese Taipei, Lin Yun-Ju and Cheng I-Ching, in the mixed doubles round of 16 here on Saturday. The Indians had to make all chances count against … Read more

I am at the Tokyo Olympics for my country and I will give my best, I want to surprise myself: Manika Batra | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

I am at the Tokyo Olympics for my country and I will give my best, I want to surprise myself: Manika Batra | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

She made headlines at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and then again at the Asian Games in the same year. Between these two tournaments she won as many as five medals, with two golds, one silver and two bronze. Her gold in the Women’s Singles at the CWG and then the Asian Games bronze medal in … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Really thankful to our PM for interacting with us, says Manika Batra | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics: Really thankful to our PM for interacting with us, says Manika Batra | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Paddler Manika Batra believes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the athletes going into the Tokyo Olympics is just the motivation they needed. “Felt very nice when our Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji interacted with all of us. It was a very good initiative and motivated all the athletes. With the Olympics … Read more

Sharath, Manika enter mixed doubles final at Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament | More sports News – Times of India

Sharath, Manika enter mixed doubles final at Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament | More sports News - Times of India

MUMBAI: The star Indian pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra made their way into the mixed doubles final at the Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament after they defeated Singapore’s Koen Pang Yew En and Lin Ye 4-2 in the last-4 clash in Doha on Friday. The World No. 19 Indian pair has now set … Read more

World Singles Qualifiers: Manika, Sutirtha win, Sharath, Sathiyan bow out | More sports News – Times of India

World Singles Qualifiers: Manika, Sutirtha win, Sharath, Sathiyan bow out | More sports News - Times of India

DOHA: Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee began their quest for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics berth on winning note as the duo registered comfortable straight-set victories in their respective women’s singles knockout stage-I opening round matches at the World Singles Qualification Tournament on Sunday. Manika dominated proceedings against Bulgaria’s Maria Yovkova during her 11-5 11-7 11-4 … Read more

Khel Ratna Awards 2020 recipients: Rohit Sharma, Mariyappan Thangavelu, Vinesh Phogat, Manika Batra, Rani Rampal – other sports

Indian hockey player Rani Rampal receiving the Khel Ratna award from President of India Ram Nath Kovind in a virtual ceremony.

An unprecedented five India athletes – cricketer Rohit Sharma, wrestler Vinesh Phogat, para-athlete Mariyappan Thangavelu, women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal, and paddler Manika Batra – were on Saturday conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. National Sports Awards highlights: India’s sporting best honoured in virtual ceremony The award winners were connected to President … Read more

TTFI recommends Manika Batra for Khel Ratna, players not ready for training camp till August – other sports

File image of Manika Batra.

India’s table tennis star Manika Batra was on Tuesday recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by the national federation TTFI. Manika, who missed out on India’s highest sporting honour last year, is the first woman paddler from her country to win a singles gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. She achieved the … Read more

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