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Liebherr 2018 World Team Championships – Deadlines

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Liebherr 2018 World Team Championships – Deadlines Located on the west coast of Sweden, the port city of Halmstad will be the home for Liebherr 2018 World Team Championships; play commences on Sunday 29th April and concludes on Sunday 6th May. Entries, which must be returned on-line by using […]

Team Building an Integral Part of 2017 Super Camp

(By Matt Hetherington) Team Building an Integral Part of 2017 Super Camp Team building and becoming one unified national team has been a goal which USATT High Performance Director has been strongly focused on since taking up his position, so unsurprisingly it was one of the key themes of the 2017 USATT Super Camp which […]

Experts on Duty for National Team at 2017 Super Camp

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Experts on Duty for National Team at 2017 Super Camp Not only are the hard working players at the 2017 Super Camp treated to top class conditions at the Triangle Table Tennis Center, but as day 2 began it was clear to see that they had been dealt an incredibly valuable coaching […]

Harimoto keeps rewriting the records

(by Wade Townsend) Harimoto keeps rewriting the records 2017 saw Japan’s table tennis wonder kid continue to rewrite the record books. Tomokazu Harimoto closed out 2016 setting records. He became the youngest ever World Junior Champion, keeping his somewhat older peers in line. The table tennis sensation was making headlines around the world for his […]

Triangle Proves Ideal Destination for Super Camp as Day 1 Premiers

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Triangle Proves Ideal Destination for Super Camp Day 1 of the USA Table Tennis Super Camp kicked off at the Triangle Table Tennis Center in Morrisville, North Carolina. The massive 35 table venue provides a perfect home for the Super Camp, which features groups of the top boys and girls in mini-cadet, […]

Umpires announced for World Team Cup

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Umpires announced for World Team Cup Staged from Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th February in London’s Copper Box Arena located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park; a total prize fund of US$ 270,000, the list of umpires is announced for the forthcoming 2108 World Team Cup. Three men and […]

Heart to heart with Adriana Diaz

(by Wade Townsend) Heart to heart with Adriana Diaz Pride and passion on the court continues off the table for Adriana Diaz, as the Puerto Rican star has dealt with both highs and heartbreak in 2017. 2017 has been filled with both highs and lows for Adriana Diaz. The young Olympian from Puerto Rico has […]

2017 US Open Results on Sportfist.com

(BY SPORTFIST.COM) 2017 US Open Results on Sportfist.com US OPEN 2017 Results: We have uploaded all the results for US OPEN 2017 for your viewing pleasure. Follow the links below for complete results or the matches for any specific player across the tournament. EVENT RESULTS & FORMAT PLAYER MATCHES & SUMMARY We did this to […]

Surprise winners at United States Open, notable names depart in early rounds

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Surprise winners at US Open, notable names depart in early rounds Seizing the opportunities presented, against the odds Yuki Shoji won the Women’s Singles title at the 2017 United States Open in Las Vegas on Thursday 21st December, an event in which Japanese names dominated and celebrated names fell. […]

Wheel of fortune turns, long odds winners in Las Vegas

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Wheel of fortune turns, long odds winners in Las Vegas Gold in both the Men’s Singles and Men’s Doubles events at the 2017 United States Open, Japan’s Taimu Arinobu departed Las Vegas on Thursday 21st December, as one of the most successful players in the whole tournament. Titles for […]

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