Table Tennis

Mizutani and Ishikawa take Japanese double at ITTF World Tour Grand Finals

By Nick Butler

Jun Mizutani of Japan celebrates men's singles gold at the World Tour Grand Finals ©ITTFJapan enjoyed a golden day at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Grand Finals in Bangkok as Jun Mizutani and Kasumi Ishikawa secured male and female singles honours.

Teenage Japanese duo Hirano and Ito make table tennis history at ITTF Grand Finals

By Daniel Etchells

Japanese duo Miu Hirano (left) and Mima Ito (right) react to being told that they have won $40000 (£25,500/€32,100) ©ITTFHistory was made at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Grand Finals as Japanese duo Miu Hirano and Mima Ito became the tournament's youngest ever women's doubles champions - at just 14.

International table tennis stars prepare for World Tour Grand Finals showdown

By Emily Goddard

Vladimir Samsonov will be one of the ones to watch at this week's ITTF World Tour Grand Finals ©Getty ImagesGlobal table tennis stars, including Feng Tianwei and veteran Vladimir Samsonov are set for an International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Grand Final showdown as the competition starts in Thailand's capital Bangkok tomorrow.

China retain world junior table tennis team crowns on home turf

By Emily Goddard

Liu Gaoyang and her Chinese team mates successfully defended their team title at the World Junior Table Tennis Championships ©Rémy Gros/ITTFChina's boys and girls have both successfully defended their team titles at the World Junior Table Tennis Championships on home turf.

Top young talent descends on China for World Junior Table Tennis Championships

By Paul Osborne 

Yuto Muramatsu will be among the favourites to take gold in the boy's singles at the Wisdom 2014 World Junior Table Tennis Championships ©Getty ImagesThe world's best young table tennis stars have descended upon Shanghai this week as they bid to be crowned world champions at the Wisdom 2014 World Junior Table Tennis Championships.

Armani Hotel in Dubai set to host 2014 ITTF Star Awards

By Paul Osborne

The Armani Hotel in Dubai will host the 2014 ITTF Star Awards ©ITTFDubai's Armani Hotel as been named as the venue for the 2014 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Star Awards.

Prize money withdrawn from table tennis champion to go towards new Fair Play Award

By Nick Butler 

Zhang Jike was stripped of his prize money after his impromptu victory celebration ©ITTFPrize money withheld from Chinese superstar Zhang Jike after his exuberant celebrations following his International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Cup victory last month will be donated towards "promoting fairplay" in the sport, it has been revealed. 

Hosts Portugal shock top seeds Germany to win men's European Team Table Tennis Championship

By Zjan Shirinian

Marcos Freitas led from the front by winning both of his finals matches against German opponents ©AFP/Getty ImagesPortugal's men have made history by winning the TMS 2014 European Team Table Tennis Championships on home soil for the first time.

USA Table Tennis appoint new chief executive

By Daniel Etchells

Gordon Kaye has been appointed USA Table Tennis USATT chief executive ©USATTUSA Table Tennis (USATT) has announced the appointment of Gordon Kaye, a member of the governing body since 2009, as its new chief executive.

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