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JUN MIZUTANI DISCUSSES OLYMPICS, HARIMOTO, ITO, AND MORE

(Courtesy of: Sportiva) (Interview/text by Sato KazuyoshiTakashi Sano – photo by Sano Takashi) Reina Sumi asks Jun Mizutani about the Tokyo Olympics. The unique doubles with Koki Niwa “feels like watching a completely different competition” Reina Sumi Serialization: “Talk Garden” 9th Guest: Jun Mizutani (Professional table tennis player) A serialization project by free announcer Reina […]

Daniel González fixes his gaze on Paris 2024

(By Yamaira Muñiz Pérez, THE SPOKESMAN) Tenimesista Daniel González already suffered and cried all he had to cry after not reaching the ticket to the Tokyo Olympics. Now enjoy a well-deserved week of rest before returning to work again to train for that Olympic dream that will be reborn in three years. “My gaze is […]

U.S. Olympian to Compete in Fayetteville Table Tennis Tournament May 7-9

(Photo Credit: VisitFayettevilleNC.com) Fayetteville, NC – Juan Liu, who will represent the United States at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, will compete at the Butterfly Sandhills Open May 7-9 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. In addition to Liu, more than 116 players from around the country and world are scheduled to compete.  “One competitor,  Ayoola Popoola, is traveling from […]

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. […]

Jenson Van Emburgh: Building for Tokyo

Jenson Van Emburgh: Building for Tokyo (By Steve Hopkins) As 2017 concluded, Jenson Van Emburgh was already making waves as a Paralympic table tennis player with a ranking in the low 40s in his class.  The 33 screws and 2 metal rods in his spine did not keep Jenson, at that time just a High […]

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 […]

Dan Seemiller’s 2020 Olympic Preparation

(Courtesy of Scott Czarnecki and Dan Seemiller Jr) We are inviting you today to consider helping Coach Dan Seemiller prepare for the 2020 Olympic Table Tennis Trials. Dan was and is a pioneer in the sport of table tennis in the US.  He is a five time US National Singles Champion, twelve time doubles champion, and […]

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 […]

A new status for once ever present event

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Mixed Doubles in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, quite simply “hats off” to all who made it possible; not only is it an extra medal for table tennis, it gives the event a new status. Many moons ago when the International Table Tennis Federation did not have the maximum […]

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(by Steve Hopkins, photo USATT) The 2022 ITTF World Team Championships Finals is underway in Chengdu, and both… Read More

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