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Astana to host 2017 ITTF Star Awards alongside World Tour Grand Finals

(Courtesy of ITTF) Astana to host 2017 ITTF Star Awards and World Tour Grand Finals The International Table Tennis Federation is pleased to announce that the 2017 ITTF Star Awards will be held in the Kazakhstan capital of Astana on Thursday 14th December; the event will be held in conjunction with the Seamaster 2017 ITTF […]

ITTF President Appoints Key Positions

(By ITTF) ITTF President Thomas WEIKERT has announced three key positions following his successful Presidential campaign last month in Düsseldorf. Khalil AL-MOHANNADI (QAT) has been appointed the ITTF Deputy President, a role that he has fulfilled since 2014 when the then Deputy President Thomas WEIKERT became President. Petra SÖRLING (SWE) will also continue her role […]

Thomas Weikert Wins 2017 ITTF Presidential Election

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) ITTF President Thomas Weikert can breathe a sigh of relief after the 2017 International Table Tennis AGM and Presidential Election saw him overcome opponent, and 7 time Olympian, Jean Michel Saive to win the presidency. The AGM began at 9am and saw the approval of applications for the last 4 member associations […]

Hoping to return in early June to same hall, Timo Boll and Petrissa Solja

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) A total of 60 days to go before the first ball is hit in anger at the Liebherr 2017 World Championships; on Sunday 2nd April, in Hall No.6 at the Messeplatz, the very same hall in early June which will host the finals, a Press Conference was staged at […]

TableTennisDaily: Interview with Thomas Weikert, ITTF President

TableTennisDaily: Interview with Thomas Weikert, ITTF President Courtesy of ITTF Recently Thomas Weikert, ITTF President, appeared on the TableTennisDaily Podcast hosted by Daniel Ives and Thomas Jeffcott. The podcast itself features the world’s best table tennis players, coaches and experts. So far it has featured exclusive and extensive, interviews with likes of Jan-Ove Waldner, Jörgen […]

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