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Brian Afanador advanced to the quarter-finals of the Stockholm Open

Brian Afanador advanced to quarter-finals of the Stockholm Open (Courtesy of Elvocero) Brian Afanador advanced to quarter-finals of the Stockholm Open Brian Afanador advanced to the quarter-finals of the Stockholm Open on Sunday after strong wins over top-ranked opponents in the U-21 category of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) tournament.   Afanador, number 42 […]

Lily Yip Table Tennis Center, of New Jersey featured on ICEPN TV

Lily Yip Table Tennis Center, of New Jersey featured on ICEPN TV Lily Yip Table Tennis Center, of New Jersey featured on ICEPN TV Submitted by Lily Yip, Video Courtesy of ICEPN TV Recently ICEPN TV stopped by the Lily Yip Table Tennis Center and performed interviews along with capturing some of the top table […]

Can China’s table tennis team be beaten?

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor / Photo: courtesy of Eli Baraty) Can China’s table tennis team be beaten? It is the burning question and it should be possible; it is just trying to find a way but finding a way to beat China is without doubt a Herculean task. A great deal of water has […]

DTTA hosted our 9th MENSUAL Tournament of 2016

DTTA hosted our 9th MENSUAL Tournament of 2016 DTTA hosted our 9th MENSUAL Tourney of 2016 Submitted by: Angelo Gandullia Hello Table Tennis players and friends! Last weekend, Saturday and Sunday, November 12th and 13th, DTTA hosted our 9th MENSUAL Tourney of 2016, which was also our 2nd USATT Sanctioned and last M Tourney of […]

Seamaster secures naming rights alongside Qatar, for Star Awards evening and Grand Finals

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Alongside the hosts, the Chinese shipping company Seamaster has secured the naming rights for forthcoming 2016 ITTF Star Awards and 2016 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals to be held in Doha, Qatar. The Seamaster Qatar 2016 ITTF Star Awards will be held on Thursday 8th December; the Seamaster Qatar […]

Potential fulfilled, Kenta Matsudaira claims first Men’s Singles triumph

Potential fulfilled, Kenta Matsudaira claims first Men’s Singles triumph Potential fulfilled, Kenta Matsudaira claims first Men’s Singles triumph By Simon Daish / Photo: Helmut Ploberger Japan’s Kenta Matsudaira has picked up his first ITTF World Tour Men’s Singles title, as the former World Junior champion defeated Brazil’s Hugo Calderano (6-11, 11-5, 5-11, 11-7, 11-9, 12-10) in […]

ITTF Star Awards Nominees: voting closes on Sunday 13th November

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor / Photo: Mohammad Qasim Just over three weeks remain and the winners at the 2016 ITTF Star Awards Evening, to be staged in the splendid surroundings on the Sheraton Hotel in Doha, on Thursday 8th December, will be announced. You can influence destiny but you must be fast, no […]

2016 World Junior Championships US Team Announced

2016 World Junior Championships US Team Announced 2016 World Junior Championships US Team Announced Courtesy of USATT Colorado Springs, CO — (November 7, 2016) — USA Table Tennis’ High Performance Director Cory Eider has selected with consultation of the High Performance Committee Chair, Athlete Advisory Committee, and National Team Coaches members of Team USA for the Sun […]

USATT Nominating and Governance Committee Announces At Large Board Seat Election

USATT Nominating and Governance Committee Announces At Large Board Seat Election USATT Nominating and Governance Committee Announces At Large Board Seat Election Courtesy of USATT USATT’s Nominating and Governance Committee announced today that it will conduct an election for the At Large Board seat for the term beginning in January, 2017. In accordance with the […]

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