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And the Champion Receives a Medal, a Check, and…a Stuffed Animal?

And the Champion Receives a Medal, a Check, and…a Stuffed Animal? (by Steve Hopkins) Have you ever wondered why top athletes are seen celebrating with a stuffed animal in one hand?  This phenomenon appears to have begun at the Olympics where athletes used to be given beautiful bouquets of flowers to hold as a part […]

Pan Am Juniors: An Incomplete for the Course, An “A” for the Coursework

(by Steve Hopkins) Through Saturday evening, we were all following the results of the 2019 ITTF Pan American Junior Championships closely.  But then, with little warning, the flow of information ceased.  With the venue unavailable on Sunday and tensions from a dispute between the facility and the event organizers reaching the highest levels, power was […]

Pan Am Juniors: USA Players Shine

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The 2019 ITTF Pan American Junior Championships are nearing their conclusion in Cancun, Mexico.  The team events concluded Wednesday with the weekend reserved for the singles and doubles events.  Both the US Boys Team and the US Girls Team secured the Gold Medal on Wednesday.   The US Boys Team […]

Puerto Rico Claims Caribbean Crown

(by Steve Hopkins) Guyana was host to the 61st Caribbean Table Tennis Championship at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown, Guyana.  The event, which concluded on March 31, was a Pan American Games qualification event.  The teams that competed included Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Barbados, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, St. Kitts & Nevis, […]

2015 Pan Am Games – Table Tennis Canada in the Media

2015 Pan Am Games – Table Tennis Canada in the Media Courtesy of Table Tennis Canada July 29, 2015 – The 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto brought a lot of excitement into the city and into the country. Our Athletes made the country proud with 3 Bronze Medals in the Women’s Team, Men’s Team and […]

The Toronto 2015 Games are here

The Toronto 2015 Games are Here Courtesy of Table Tennis Canada The Pan American Games are finally here in Toronto. After a few month of hard practice, the Canadian Table Tennis Team is now ready for it to start. Follow all the live action via Toronto 2015, read reports on the ITTF website and more […]

Canada AM Hosts Anqi Luo and Pierre-Luc Thériault

Canada AM Hosts Anqi Luo and Pierre-Luc Thériault This morning, Canada AM CTV hosts Anqi Luo and Pierre-Luc Thériault on the show. In the segment “Serving Up Table Tennis At The Pan Am Games”, the players discuss their goals heading into the games. Watch the video at Canada AM CTV, plus visit Table Tennis Canada on Facebook for photos from the show […]

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