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ITTF; Racket Control Regulations to be Changed

Racket Control Regulations, The ITTF Board of Directors Meeting was held today 29 March 2012 at Westfallenhallen Congress Centre in Dortmund. Here are the main decisions: Junior Championships: The next World Junior Table Tennis Championships will be organised in Shanghai, China in 2014, and in Vendée, France in 2015. Racket control: Racket

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Same Finalists in Dortmund 2012 as Moscow 2010

Dortmund 2012, Host country Germany had excelled this afternoon before a sold out crowd of 10,000 in Westfalenhallen Dortmund. Despite the loss of Patrick Baum against Seiya Kishikawa, Germany did not tremble. Timo Boll and his teammates got the better of Japan’s Jun Mizutani and his team 3-1. China easily won against

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Burundi Children Meets Timo Boll & Dimitrij Ovtcharov

Burundi Children, Victory over Sweden on Friday 30 March 2012 was followed immediately by a visit from the German table tennis stars Timo Boll and Dimitrij Ovtcharov to meet the children from Burundi who were in Dortmund as part of the “Ping Pong Paix” project. The stars spent some time with the children,

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Medallists Known: Women’s Team: Korea Republic Takes Revenge

Women’s Team: Korea Republic Takes Revenge: After 3 hours and 55 minutes, and five tight games, Korea Republic finally defeated Japan in what can be considered revenge for their Quarterfinal loss in Moscow in 2010 (3-2 in favor of Japan and about 5 hours of play). Today in the fifth game, the

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Quarterfinalists Confirmed for 2012 World Championships

Men’s Team: Singaporean Men Following in the Same Footsteps of the Women, Quarterfinalists Confirmed For the first time in history, the Singaporean Men’s Team are in the Quarterfinals. With a bold team composition (Yang Zi was in the third position of the lineup), Singapore beat Belarus 3-1. To win a medal like their

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Ping Pong for Peace at Dortmund World Championships

Dortmund-Germany, March 29, 2012: Flight delays due to a strike in Frankfurt Airport, lost luggage and a fire evacuation in the mall – the children from Burundi (as part of the “Ping Pong Paix” project), despite all these troubles, kept their spirits high during their visit to the World Table Tennis Championships

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Second Stage for 2012 World Championships

Men’s Team: Portugal and Poland’s Unexpected Progress, Second Stage In Group A, China did not lose any match. They quietly finished their first round and waited patiently for more information on their opponent in the Quarterfinals. Will it be Poland or Austria? Hong Kong and Sweden captured the second and third positions of

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Seeking ITTF Dream Builders

ITTF Dream Builders, The ITTF Dream Building Program is the new umbrella branding of the social responsibility programs that the ITTF is involved in and brings together the Development Program “creating opportunities todream”, Para Table Tennis “nothing can stop the dream” and Junior Table tennis “creating the dreampathway”. Official Launch at the

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German Men’s Team and Japanese Women’s Team First to Qualify for Quarterfinals

German Mens Team first to qualify for Quarterfinals: Germany, host country, convincing took their fourth victory 3-0. The Germans are now ensured a place in the Quarterfinals. Portugal, Serbia and Singapore will be competing for the second and third place in Group B. However, it is surely Group D of the Men’s

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Poland Stamps Japanese Hopes

Men’s Team Matches: Poland Stamps, The first day had ended with the surprise victory of Portugal over Singapore. Second day of the LIEBHERR 2012 World Team Table Tennis Championships started with another surprise. In the Men’s Teams Group D, Poland emerged victorious against group favourite Japan, bronze medallist in 2010. This morning’s match