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Archive for February, 2018

Preview Day Two: Action intensifies, group stage to conclude

(by Simon Daish) Preview Day Two: Action intensifies, group stage to conclude Following an exciting start to the 2018 ITTF-Team World Cup the second day of action in London is anticipated to produce just as much drama with the final round of group stage matches taking place in the opening session on Friday 23rd February […]

Triangle Table Tennis February 2018 News and Happenings

(Courtesy of Triangle Table Tennis) Triangle Table Tennis February 2018 News and Happenings 2018 is off to a great start.  We have new class offerings and big tournaments on the horizon! This newsletter is the only email you’ll receive from us this month, so you’ll find it all in this one source — a quick overview […]

United States suffers defeat but Kanak Jha causes biggest upset to date

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager) United States suffers defeat but Kanak Jha causes biggest upset Defeat for the United States, the no.11 seeds, in their opening contest in the Men’s event at the 2018 ITTF Team World Cup in London on the early afternoon of Thursday 22nd February but it was from within their […]

A special tournament, Kanak Jha grateful for opportunities afforded

(by Olalekan Okusan, ITTF Africa Press Officer) A special tournament, Kanak Jha grateful for opportunities afforded Only 17 years old but Kanak Jha of the United States is a seasoned player; he has competed in four World Championships, two Men’s World Cup tournaments; now he is making his debut in the ITTF Team World Cup. […]

Doubles first, proposed Olympic system tested in London

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager) Doubles first, proposed Olympic system tested in London Always five matches should the fixture extend the full distance but matters concluded when one outfit has three wins to their credit. It has always been the same at ITTF Team World Cup, it is the same in the forthcoming edition […]

The Rhode Island Table Tennis Association is celebrating 70 years of continuous operation

(By Steve Hopkins) Rhode Island Table Tennis Association 70-year-birthday celebration The Rhode Island Table Tennis Association is celebrating 70 years of continuous operation – dating back to the club reopening after World War II. The club was a regular stop for regional players and pros for a generation with appearances from Dick Miles and Marty […]

DTTA’s 1st MENSUAL Tourney of 2018

(By Angelo Gandullia) DTTA’s 1st MENSUAL Tourney of 2018 Hello Table Tennis players and friends! On Saturday, February 10th, Denver Table Tennis Alliance hosted our 1st MENSUAL Tourney of 2018! Even though the weather was a bit tough that day, and a few players declined driving to the club to participate, our tournament still had two full […]

Michael Maze is Back! Announces un-retirement on Instagram

Michael Maze is Back! Announces un-retirement on Instagram Danish table tennis legend Michael Maze has announced that he will come out of retirement to return to the international scene. By: Simon Daish / ITTF Michael Maze, 36, confirmed the news via his official Instagram account on Tuesday 20th February stating that his body is feeling […]

Silver medallist one year ago, Adriana Diaz in search of gold

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager) Silver medallist one year ago, Adriana Diaz in search of gold Runner up one year ago when beaten by Japan’s Maki Shiomi at the final hurdle, Puerto Rico’s Adriana Diaz is the top seed in the Junior Girls’ Singles event at the forthcoming Swedish Junior and Cadet Open. Part […]

Excitement builds for ITTF Team World Cup 2018

Excitement builds for ITTF Team World Cup 2018 in London By: Paul Stimpson / Table Tennis England Excitement builds for ITTF Team World Cup 2018 in London. The ITTF Team World Cup is grabbing headlines and media attention with less than three days to go until the world’s best players step out at the Copper […]