Table Tennis

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.

Four titles decided on penultimate day of Para-Table Tennis World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Korea secured two golds on the penultimate day of action at the Para-Table Tennis World Championships ©ITTFThere were four titles decided on the penultimate day of action at the Para-Table Tennis World Championships in Beijing today as France, South Korea and Japan all secured top honours in their respective groups.

Ukrainian records shock victory over Paralympic gold medallist at Para-Table Tennis World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Viktor Didukh caused a stir at the ITTF Table Tennis World Championships after he helped Ukraine top their group with victory against Poland ©ITTFViktor Didukh caused the biggest stir of Para-Table Tennis World Championships today as he defeated London 2012 gold medallist Patryk Chojnowski to help Ukraine to a surprise victory over Poland in the men's team class nine-10 contest inside the National Para Training Centre in Beijing.

Top seeds make positive start in team competition at Para-table tennis World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Team action is underway at the Para table tennis World Championships in Beijing ©ITTFThe team events at the Para-table tennis World Championships at the National Para Training Centre in Beijing have got underway with most of the top-seeded sides making positive starts in their quest for gold.

Bayley beats world number one to lift Para-table tennis World Championships title

By Gary Anderson

Will Bayley secured his first world title beating Ukrainian Maksym Nikolenko in Beijing ©ITTFGreat Britain's Will Bayley claimed he had played "the best game of my life" after overcoming Ukrainian Maksym Nikolenko to win the gold medal at the Para-table tennis World Championships in Beijing. 
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