Table Tennis

London 2012 Paralympian named in Australian able-bodied table tennis squad

By Michael Pavitt

Melissa Tapper and Hu Heming compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesTable Tennis Australia (TTA) have announced that 2012 London Paralympian Melissa Tapper has been named in the Australian able-bodied squad.

Union of Table Tennis for the Disabled axed by Iraq Paralympic Committee

By Liam Morgan

The Iraq Paralympic Committee have announced they have dissolved the Union of Table Tennis for the Disabled ©IPCIraq's Union Of Table Tennis for the Disabled has been disbanded due to administrative and financial problems, the Iraq Paralympic Committee has announced.

Tonge appointed acting chairman of British Table Tennis Association for People with Disabilities

By Paul Osborne

Karen Tonge has been appointed acting chairman of the British Table Tennis Association for People with Disabilities ©TableTennis EnglandKaren Tonge has been appointed acting chairman of the British Table Tennis Association for People with Disabilities (BTTAD).

Paralympian awarded MBE in Queen's New Year Honours list

By Liam Morgan

John Jenkins represented Team GB for nine years before becoming SportsAble president ©Getty ImagesParalympian and SportsAble president John Jenkins has been made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's New Year Honours list.

Armless table tennis phenomenon receives award for "bravery" and "fortitude"

By Nick Butler

Egyptian table tennis player Ibrahim Hamato will receive a special award ©TwitterEgyptian Para-table tennis player Ibrahim Hamato, whose exploits became a global internet sensation earlier this year, will receive a Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award in recognition of his "bravery" and "fortitude".

Table tennis star takes Disability Award at inaugural Pride of Sports Awards

By Paul Osborne

Will Bayley has won the Disability Sport award at the inaugural Pride of Sport Awards ©Getty ImagesTable tennis star Will Bayley has won the Disability Sport award at the inaugural Daily Mirror and Sport England Pride of Sport Awards.

Oceania Cup to be first integrated event for able-bodied and Para-table tennis in ITTF history

By Duncan Mackay

The 2015  ITTF-Oceania Cup and Para-table Tennis Championships will be the first event to integrate able-bodied table tennis with Para-table tennis in the history of the ITTF ©OTTFThe 2015 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)-Oceania Cup and Para-table Tennis Championships will be the first event to integrate able-bodied table tennis with Para-table tennis in the history of the ITTF, it has been announced.

Video of armless table tennis player reaches two million YouTube views

By Emily Goddard

The Nothing is Impossible video of Ibrahim Hamato has reached two million YouTube views ©ITTF/Rémy Gros1A video featuring armless Egyptian table tennis athlete Ibrahim Hamato playing at the 2014 World Table Tennis Championships has reached a staggering two million views on YouTube.

Hosts China close Para-table tennis World Championships with four more titles on final day

By Gary Anderson

China domninated team events in Beijing on the final day of the Para table tennis World Championships ©ITTFChina brought the Para-table tennis World Championships to a close in Beijing by picking up four more gold medals on the final day of action in the team competition.
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