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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


ITTF Legends Tour to Make its Debut in May

Lausanne, Mar 20, 2014: The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is excited to announce the newest addition to its calendar, the ITTF Legends Tour. The ITTF Legends Tour will give table tennis fans across the globe another opportunity to watch the greats battle it out once more on the world stage. Signed


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


ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis

Tokyo, Mar 15, 2014: The draw for the ZEH-NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships, which will be held on 28 April – 5 May 2014, has taken place in spectacular style at the TV Tokyo Studios in Tokyo, Japan. The much-anticipated event, shown live on TV throughout Japan, determined who the


Record Number of Teams to Compete

Lausanne, Mar 10, 2014: A record 125 associations submitted their final entry to compete in Tokyo at the ZEN-NOH 2014 ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championship on 28 April to 5 May 2014. The 125 countries include 120 men’s and 100 women’s teams who will be battling it out to be crowned


Women’s Day Recognition Award

Lausanne, Feb 26, 2014: International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) Dream Building Ambassador and Paralympic Champion Natalia PARTYKA (POL) has been shortlisted for the 2014 International Women’s Day Recognition Award run by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Five women were nominated for this prestigious award, and the winner will be announced at a


World Number 2 XU Xin wins 9th ITTF World Tour Title in Qatar

Doha – Qatar, Feb 23, 2014: Both Chinese finalists XU Xin and HU Limei claimed gold against their foreign opponents on the final day of the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour (Super Series) Qatar in Doha, Qatar, at the Women’s Sports Committee Hall situated within Aspire Zone. This $500,000 Qatar Open


FAN Zhendong of china the One to Beat at First

Kuwait City, Kuwait, Feb 11, 2014: The first Super Series event, the highest and most prestigious tier of the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour, is set to get underway this week in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The qualification at the Kuwait Open starts tomorrow, 12 February 2014, while the main knockout draw


ITTF World Tour to be broadcasted on Eurosport

Lausanne, Feb 07, 2014: The GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour will be shown live throughout Europe after TMS International, the International Table Tennis Federation’s Marketing Partner, concluded a deal with Eurosport. Eurosport will broadcast the six World Tour Super Series events and the 1-million-dollar World Tour Grand Finals. This means 131


ZEN-NOH World Team Table Tennis Championships

Lausanne, Feb 06, 2014: The media accreditation period is now open for the ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Japan on 28 April – 5 May 2014. The 8-day ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships will take place at the Yoyogi Gymnasium and Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium to crown