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A Family Business, Highly Successful, Prepared for Main Draw

A Family Business, Highly Successful, Prepared for Main Draw 2016 World Veteran Table Tennis Championships Courtesy of ITTF Successful in the initial phase of proceedings; three matches completed in their respective groups, it was top spot for the husband and wife team of China’s Wang Hong Guo and Wang Xiao Ping at the 2016 World […]

Anne Cribbs Honored by Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame

Anne Cribbs Honored by Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame Courtesy of USA Table Tennis USA Table Tennis is extremely proud of one of our Board members, Anne Cribbs on being inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame!  Anne has been a champion swimmer, pioneer in women’s sports and helped bring the Junior […]

Ask The Experts: Hui Wang, No. 109

Ask The Experts: Hui Wang, No. 109 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Chinese Real Forehand: Flarestorm II or Speedy P.O. Question: I am all around player with a DHS PF4 blade and a pips-out rubber Friendship 799. I want to get a new blade and rubber, but I don’t know which rubber to get. […]

Valor Games begin in Chapel Hill

Valor Games begin in Chapel Hill “May 24, 2016, CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Valor Games, a three day competition for injured veterans and active military, is underway in Chapel Hill. More than 100 men and women who have served honorably are getting the chance to compete at the University of North Carolina at Chapel […]

Subscribe to “In the Loop” Now to Become Eligible to Win

Subscribe to “In the Loop” Now to Become Eligible to Win Subscribe to In The Loop now, by May 27th, to become Eligible to Win Free Entry into the US Nationals! USA Table Tennis released the 2016 US National Championships entry form. The 100 event tournament is July 4th through July 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Entry Form

Kanak Jha and Sgouropoulos Ioannis

Kanak Jha and Sgouropoulos Ioannis Kanak Jha (USA) and Sgouropoulos Ioannis (GRE) Teamed up in Men’s Doubles at the 2016 ITTF World Tour Zagreb (Croatia) Open. Both athletes also compete solo in Men’s Singles and in U-21 Men’s Singles event in Croatia. Qualifications Men’s Singles Women’s Singles Men’s Doubles Women’s Doubles U-21 Men’s Singles U-21 Women’s Singles Matches […]

Butterfly Presents the New Centerfold 25 Table

Butterfly Presents the New Centerfold 25 Table The new Centrefold 25 table is approved by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). It’s the Official Table of the 2014-2016 Butterfly North America Tour. Legs are placed 400mm inward which complies with the ITTC ruling for wheelchair competitors.

Zagreb (Croatia) Open Live

Zagreb (Croatia) Open Live Watch the 2016 ITTF World Zagreb (Croatia) Open live on ITTF itTV. ITTF itTV Live Stream of Table 1 & Table 2 during the Zagreb Open. TABLE 1 TABLE 2 Watch previously recorded matches at ITTF itTV.

Q4 – Gordon Kaye, USATT CEO, Interview at ICC Table Tennis Center

Q4 – Gordon Kaye, USATT CEO, Interview at ICC Table Tennis Center Q4 – Gordon Kaye, USATT CEO, Interview at ICC Table Tennis Center Question 4: Why do you believe table tennis is growing as a serious sport? Interview with Gordon Kaye, USATT CEO, at ICC Table Tennis Center, in Milpitas, California. Interviewed by Neha […]

Grand Finals Winners, Chuang Chih-Yuan and Jun Mizutani Head Zagreb Seeding

Grand Finals Winners, Chuang Chih-Yuan and Jun Mizutani Head Zagreb Seeding Courtesy of ITTF 2016 ITTF World Tour Zagreb (Croatia) Open Chinese Taipei’s Chuang Chih-Yuan and Japan’s Jun Mizutani occupy the respective top two seeded positions in the Men’s Singles event at the forthcoming 2016 ITTF World Croatian Open. Play starts in the country’s capital city […]

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