Archive for April, 2017

108 Countries Set to Compete at 2017 World Table Tennis Championships

(Courtesy of IITF) The entry list for the Liebherr 2017 World Table Tennis Championships has been announced with an impressive 613 athletes making the trip to Dusseldorf, Germany for the biggest table tennis event of the year. For the first time in history, players from Afghanistan, Oman, Palestine and Tahiti will be amongst the 108 […]

Join Together at the 2017 Butterfly America’s Team Championship

Join Together at the 2017 Butterfly America’s Team Championship Join Together at the 2017 Butterfly America’s Team Championship By: Bowmar Sports / Butterfly North America Gather fellow table tennis players and join the fun at the 2017 Butterfly America’s Team Championship. The 4-star USA Table Tennis tournament is May 27th & May 28th at the […]

Ask The Experts: Xin Zhou, No. 161 – A Butterfly Question & Answer

The Experts: Xin Zhou, No. 161 – A Butterfly Question & Answer Ask The Experts: Xin Zhou, No. 161 – A Butterfly Question & Answer Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Zhang Jike Super ZLC Question: Hello, I am planning to buy “Zhang Jike Super ZLC-AN” Blade, and this is first time to change racket brand, […]


(By ButterflyMag) ROZENA is the newest addition to the rubber family of Butterfly and is sure to find friends fast with its international launch on April 21st, 2017. What makes ROZENA so special? Which considerations led to its design? High-performance rubber TENERGY Since its introduction in 2008, TENERGY, especially the models 05 and 64, have become widely successful […]

Dublin Jerome senior is a top contender for Paralympic Table Tennis Team

(By Andrey Hasson) COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Andrew Schneider is a senior at Dublin Jerome High School, and he has earned a spot on Team USA’s Paralympic Table Tennis Team. He now begins his journey to make the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Andrew was diagnosed with a rare form of dwarfism at birth. Due to […]

USATT Sanctioned Tournament Video Feature

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Last October, as part of a new initiative to help support USATT Sanctioned Clubs and Tournaments, I rolled out the USATT Tournament Website and Insider Feature. There have been clubs which have taken advantage of this new feature and we are still working to connect with more clubs to help promote and […]

ICC Table Tennis Center Raises $120,000 in Annual Event

(By Rajul Sheth) India Community Center’s Table Tennis Center in Milpitas held its annual exhibition and fundraiser on Sunday, April 23, 2017. More than 300 people attended the event and supported the players by helping the center raise $120,000. These funds will be used towards TT center’s present sponsorship programs and future initiatives. The event […]

2017 California State Championship

Don’t miss one of the most prestigious event of California from May 5-7 at ICC Table Tennis Center. Official 2017 California State Championship This most prestigious tournament will determine 2017 California State Champions in Men’s & Women’s singles, Junior boys and girls singles, Cadet boys and girls singles, Mini cadet boys and girls singles categories.  Entry […]

US Coaches to Lead Team on Home Turf for Dusseldorf World Championships

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) The countdown to the 2017 ITTF Leibherr World Table Tennis Championships is narrowing as Dusseldorf beckons. The 8 strong US team will prepare and compete under the guidance of coaches on familiar grounds. Jorg Bitzigeio, newly appointed USA Table Tennis High Performance Director, and Stefan Feth, 2016 Coach of the Year, will […]

Pisa Study Identifies Positive Effect of Sport and Sports Classes

(By ISPO) New analysis from the 2015 Pisa study delivers exciting findings about the positive effect that sport and sports classes have on students’ levels of happiness. News from the sports business, edited free of charge. Subscribe now >>> The analysis of the 2015 Pisa study, which was carried out by the OECD and published […]