ITTF Archive

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Most National Associations of any Sport

Lausanne, May 16, 2014: The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) now has 220 National Associations, which is the equal most of any sport in the world. The ITTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Tokyo, Japan earlier this month accepted Mali and US Virgin Islands to join the ITTF family, which brings

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Ibrahim Hamato – “Nothing is impossible”

Lausanne, May 13, 2014: Seeing is believing, with Hamadtou undeniably in a league of his own. After losing his arms in a tragic train accident at ten years old, the Egyptian now plays table tennis by serving the ball through flicking it up with his foot, and playing with the bat held

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The Chinese men’s and women’s team defended

Tokyo, May 4, 2014: The Chinese juggernaut rolled on in front of a capacity crowd of 9000 in Yoyogi Gymnasium to win their 19th World Team Table Tennis Championships titles. In the Chinese men’s team who were the top seeds, which consisted of the world’s top three players, headed into the finals

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ITTF Board of Directors Approve Changes

Tokyo, May 2, 2014: History was made today in Tokyo, Japan, as the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Board of Directors made some significant decisions on the future of the World Table Tennis Championships. On the back of the success of the mixed nation pairs on the GAC Group ITTF World Tour

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Upsets in Knockout Stage of ITTF World

Tokyo, May 2, 2014: The action is heating up at the ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships, with the knockout stage beginning on day five in Tokyo, Japan. The capacity crowd at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium was shocked with a handful of upset results in the round-of-16 matches. The biggest upset

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Hosts Japan Avoids Favorites China in Main Draw

Tokyo, Japan, May 1, 2014 – Japan looks on course to secure a place in the finals of the ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships, after a good draw ensured that they will not meet top seeds China until then. The Japanese emerged top of Group C of the men’s event

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Adham Sharara elected to the new position of ITTF Chairman

Tokyo, Apr 30, 2014: The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) President Mr Adham SHARARA was elected to the newly created position of “Chairman of the ITTF” today at the ITTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Tokyo, Japan. 80% of the AGM delegates voted in favour of creating this position, and Mr

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Henzell & Lay Qualify for ITTF Men’s and Women’s World Cups

Bendigo, Australia , April 23, 2014: Australia has made a clean sweep of the 14 gold medals available to them at the K-Sports ITTF-Oceania Cup and Championships, which concluded on Monday 21 April 2014, in Bendigo, Australia. William HENZELL and Jian Fang LAY won the prestigious Oceania Cup singles titles, which automatically

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MA Long & DING Ning Qualify

Lausanne, Mar 25, 2014: Qualify, MA Long (CHN) and DING Ning (CHN) have won the respective Men’s and Women’s titles at the GAC Honda 2014 Asian Cup, concluded in the city of Wuhan on Saturday, 22 March 2014. The GAC Honda 2014 Asian Cup is the Asian continental qualification for the Men’s

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Bid for GAC Group 2015 World Tour Event

Lausanne, Mar 18, 2014: There is just two weeks remaining to bid to host a GAC Group ITTF World Tour event in 2015. The bids close on 1 April 2014, with many strong cities and countries already bidding to host a stop on the GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour. The ITTF World