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The new Olympic cycle has already started

The new Olympic cycle has already started at the Águilas de la Montana table tennis club in Utuado, where the usual protagonists work towards the events that lead to Paris 2024. The protagonists referred to are the Olympians Adriana and Melanie Díaz, and Brian Afanador. Other members of the national teams also work with them, […]

Table Tennis Star Returns to Bay Area to Prepare for Tokyo Olympic Games

(By Ian Cull/NBC Bay Area) The youngest American athlete from the 2016 games in Rio is now fighting his way back to the top in table tennis for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He also happens to be from the Bay Area. Kanak Jha has spent the past 10 years perfecting his game at table tennis. […]

PongNow: Tim Wang

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. This edition features Tim Wang, 3-time U.S. National Champion and 2-time U.S. Olympian.  Tim shares stories of his early years, his first National Championship, his Olympic run, and a trip to China. __________________________ […]

ITTF Announces Updated Olympic Qualification Dates

(by Steve Hopkins) ITTF has announced key amendments to the qualification system for the Tokyo Olympics.  The changes mostly involve updating the calendar to push back deadlines and to use 2021 events and rankings to determine some categories of qualifiers for the Olympics which are now scheduled for 2021. The Continental Qualification Event deadlines for […]

Dan Seemiller’s 2020 Olympic Preparation Update

(Courtesy of Scott Czarnecki and Dan Seemiller Jr) Hello Friends, Thank you so much for your generous donations to support my training. It is inspiring to see that so many believe in me and hope to follow me on my journey. Currently I am working out daily at the fitness center. Swimming and biking are […]

Olympic Dreams Take Hard Work – Gao Jun

(BY RICHARD FINN) Olympic Dreams Take Hard Work – Gao Jun Jun Gao knows a little something about being an Olympian. After all, she played in the world’s biggest sports spectacle four times during her illustrious Hall of Fame career – in 1992 for her native China and then in 2000, 2004 and 2008 as […]

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Really Know How to Let Loose

(By Sam Dangremond/Photo by Michael Hsing) Even billionaires love to play games. At Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Omaha on May 7, the two moguls continued their tradition of playing bridge and table tennis. But rather than playing against each other, the “Oracle of Omaha” and Microsoft co-founder took on ping-pong prodigy Ariel Hsing, who […]

Jha Aims for Title Defense and Beyond to 2020

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Teen sensation Kanak Jha has his eyes firmly set on the future as he returns for training in Sweden with a number of high profile events coming up for him. As he heads to Slovenia tomorrow for the ITTF Challenge Series World Tour Slovenia Open, his long term sights are firmly set […]

Kanak Jha: My Quest for Olympic Games 2020

Kanak Jha: My Quest for Olympic Games 2020 Kanak Jha: My Quest for Olympic Games 2020 My Story in Brief When I first started playing table tennis at 6 years old I had no idea where the journey would take me in the next 10 years, but here I am, now 16 and coming off […]

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