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Hopes team announced for World Cadet Challenge

Hopes team announced for World Cadet Challenge (by Daniela Gomes, ITTF Development, Education and Training Projects Officer) Hopes team announced for World Cadet Challenge Following the ITTF World Hopes Week and Challenge staged in Luxembourg from Friday 11th to Thursday 17th August, the names of the players selected to represent the Hopes Team at the […]

Butterfly Presents: Footwork Drills by Stefan Feth, Drill No. 6

Butterfly Presents: Footwork Drills, Stefan Feth, Drill No. 6 Butterfly Presents: Footwork Drills, Stefan Feth, Drill No. 6 (Video by Stefan Feth / Bowmar Sports) Table Tennis Footwork Drills by Stefan Feth, Drill No. 6: A favorite of Coach Stefan Feth, playing 1-3 balls from the backhand and one from the forehand to the blockers backhand.

Olympic Experience Carries Team USA to World University Games Main Draw

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Olympian Carries Team USA to World University Games Main Draw On the table in Taiwan and two time Olympian Timothy Wang found himself representing USA yet again, even after retiring from competition and full time training he was back in US colors. After competing in Rio 2016 his priorities shifted and Tim […]

Exceptional Prize Money for 10-Year Anniversary Butterfly Badger Open

(By Barbara Wei) Exceptional Prize Money for 10-Year Anniversary Butterfly Badger Open $16,000 in prize money, with $5,000 for the Open Singles champion, awaits the ~300+ players expected to attend the 2017 Butterfly Badger Open. Taking place in Franklin, WI (15 miles from downtown Milwaukee and directly outside of Milwaukee airport) from September 15-17th, the […]

First titles decided, firsts for Can Akkuzu and Adriana Diaz

First titles decided, firsts for Can Akkuzu and Adriana Diaz by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor First titles decided, firsts for Can Akkuzu and Adriana Diaz The first titles to be decided at the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Czech Open in Olomouc; on the evening of Wednesday 23rd August, Europe and Latin America shared […]

Alicia Cote, winner of 2017 Butterfly Canadian Championships

Alicia Cote, winner of 2017 Butterfly Canadian Championships ALICIA CÔTÉ Country: Canada DOB: 12/14/1999 ACHIEVEMENTS     2017 Butterfly Canadian Championships Women’s Singles Champion, U-21 Women’s Runner-Up 2017 Canadian World Team Squad Member 2016 North American Olympic Table Tennis Qualifier

RITTA Rhode Island Fall 2017 Table Tennis Open

RITTA Rhode Island Fall 2017 Table Tennis Open Date: October 15, 2017 Venue: Rhode Island Table Tennis Association / Club Location: Manville, Rhode Island Entry form: Download | Online

USTTA Foundation Opens Applications for 2017 Shonie Aki Scholarship

USTTA Foundation Opens Applications for 2017 Shonie Aki Scholarship (By USATT) USTTA Foundation Opens Applications for 2017 Shonie Aki Scholarship Last year’s Shonie Aki Scholarship Recipient Angela Guan competing at the 2017 World Table Tennis Championships For full article, please click here

Tao Wenzhang Survives Tight Final to Win 2017 Hawkeye Open

Tao Wenzhang Survives Tight Final to Win 2017 Hawkeye Open (BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Tao Wenzhang Survives Tight Final to Win 2017 Hawkeye Open The 2017 Hawkeye Open was a great success with 24 tables and livestreaming setup in the south gym at the University of Iowa. Top players came from far and wide to compete […]

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