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5 Olympians Headline, U.S. Olympic Trials

Five Olympians Headline Fields For U.S. Olympic Table Tennis Trials USA Table Tennis, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, January 26, 2016 – Five Olympians including 2012 team members Timothy Wang and Lily Zhang headline the men’s and women’s fields announced today by USA Table Tennis for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Table Tennis Trials at the Greensboro Coliseum […]

Title Secured in De Haan

Title Secured in De Haan, Down to Earth for Nima Alamian in Berlin 2016 ITTF German Open Courtesy of ITTF Just over four months ago in the city of De Haan, Iran’s Nima Alamian stood proudly on the top step of the podium when play concluded at the GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour Belgium […]

San Juan Host City

San Juan Host City for 2016 Latin American Championships Courtesy of ITTF January 8, 2016 – Home for the ITTF Junior Circuit Finals and ITTF Cadet Challenge, the last occasion the two events were held at the same time, San Juan, the capital city of the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, is the home for […]

Returning to Scene of Previous Triumphs

Returning to Scene of Previous Triumphs, Most Successful on Duty in Berlin 2016 ITTF German Open Courtesy of ITTF Seeking to repeat previous triumphs, the players who have enjoyed the greatest success in Men’s Singles events at ITTF World Tour tournament staged in Germany are all on duty for this year’s edition; play commences in […]

Backspin the Champions League Magazine

Backspin the Champions League Magazine Table Tennis Champions League Men (TTCLM), organized by the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU), is the most important international club competition in Europe. Video courtesy of LAOLA1tv on YouTube.

Ask The Experts: Jon Ebuen, No. 82

Ask The Experts: Jon Ebuen, No. 82 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Garaydia Revolver-R Forehand Rubber: Tenergy 80 Backhand Rubber: Tenergy 05 Question: Hi Mr. Ebuen, I am 66 years old and an average player (about 1550-1600 points). I am pretty fast with steps and should be considered as an aggressive player. Recently I bought a […]

Everybody loves Table Tennis – even Arnold!

Everybody loves Table Tennis – even Arnold! Everybody loves Table Tennis – even Arnold!  Every year he visits Table Tennis at the Arnold Sports Festival, walks up to one of the many tables, asks for a racket, and plays with anyone willing to take on the Terminator!  He is such a great sport and loves […]

Alicia Côté – Quebec Federation Annual Awards

Quebec Federation Annual Awards Courtesy of Jean Emond/Club Intersport This past weekend at the Quebec Federation Annual Awards, Alicia Côté was awarded, for the second time, the Junior Girl Athlete of the Year, Female Athlete of the Year, and Jihad Fahrat prize. Alicia was also a recipient of the Steven Samson award. Steven Samson is a former table tennis player, […]

A Great Contribution

A Great Contribution Courtesy of USA Table Tennis by Jack Wang January21, 2016 – Zirui Zhao is a high level professional table tennis player from China. It has almost been one and a half years that Zirui Zhao has been in the United States. Not only did Zirui make many great achievements in many tournaments in USA, he also trained […]

2015 ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals Results

2015 ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals Results USA Table Tennis reported, “USA’s Kai Zhang (NY) takes bronze medal in Indore, India.  Angela Guan (CA) reaches finals of Juniors’ Girls Consolation.” The ITTF 2015 World Junior Circuit Finals concluded on Sunday January 24th at the Abhay Prashal Indoor Stadium in India. Takuto Izumo of Japan secured the Boys Singles […]

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