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China, Japan, USA: Top Three at the Youth Olympics Games

China, Japan, USA: Top Three at the Youth Olympics Games (by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ittfworld) The singles competition concluded on Wednesday in Buenos Aires at the 3rd Youth Olympic Games.  The event mirrors the Summer Olympics covering a wide range of sports as well as cultural and educational events.  The games will run from October […]

Youth Olympics Buenos Aires Update

Youth Olympics Buenos Aires Update (by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The 3rd Youth Olympic Games is underway in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The event mirrors the Summer Olympics covering a wide range of sports as well as cultural and educational events.  The games will run from October 6 to 18 and have brought athletes aged fifteen to […]

Ryu Seungmin and Galia Dvorak named Athlete Role Models

(By ITTF) Ryu Seungmin and Galia Dvorak named Athlete Role Models Gold medallist at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Korea’s Ryu Seungmin and three times Olympian Spain’s Galia Dvorak, have been named the Table Tennis Athlete Role Models for the forthcoming Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. The third staging of the now prestigious multi-sport […]

Buenos Aires bound but testing times on opening day in Luxembourg

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Buenos Aires bound but testing times on opening day in Luxembourg Places already booked in the forthcoming Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games to be held later in the year; however, for four young ladies who are destined to compete in the South American city, a more pressing qualification […]

Table tennis prodigy determined to live up to favourite tag

(Courtesy of buenosaires2018.com) Table tennis prodigy determined to live up to favourite tag Table tennis star Kanak Jha will enter the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) as one of the favourites to win the men’s singles gold. Despite his extraordinary talent and remarkable achievements to date, it is not a position the 17-year- […]

Kanak Jha and Amy Wang book Buenos Aires places

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Kanak Jha and Amy Wang book Buenos Aires places The youngest United States athlete to participate in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Kanak Jha booked his place in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games by emerging successful at the North American Continental Qualification Tournament staged in Las Vegas […]

Adriana Diaz and Nicolas Burgos, Buenos Aires bound

(by Ian Marshall) A quite dazzling display on the morning of Saturday 13th May in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic; followed by one that needed nerves of steel, secured invitations for Puerto Rico’s Adriana Diaz and Chile’s Nicolas Burgos to attend the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. In the final of […]

Architects of continent’s greatest hour, leading names in Santo Domingo

(by Ian Marshall) Late October 2015 in the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, Latin America won the Girls’ Team title at the ITTF World Cadet Challenge; it was a landmark moment for the continent, the architects of the victory being Puerto Rico’s Adriana Diaz and Brazil’s Bruna Takahashi. They are the two principal names on […]

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