Table Tennis

World Team Table Tennis Championships set to be most viewed ITTF event in history

By Emily Goddard

The 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships promises to be the most viewed ITTF event in history ©ITTFApril 17 - This year's World Team Championships looks set to become the most viewed International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) event in history after the sport's governing body agreed media coverage deals in an unprecedented number of countries.

Japanese duo Ito and Hirano create table tennis history

By Paul Osborne

Japanese 13-year-olds Miu Hirano and Mima Ito have become the youngest World Tour gold medallist following victory in the women's doubles at the German Open ©ITTF/Action Images LivepicMarch 30 - History was made at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Super Series German Open today as Japanese duo Miu Hirano and Mima Ito became the youngest ever women's doubles pairing to win a gold medal at just 13.

Groups revealed for 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships

By Paul Osborne

The Official Draw for the 2014 ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo ©ITTFMarch 15 - The draw for the 2014 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Team Championships took place in Tokyo today as the top squads from across the globe discovered who they would face in their bid for the title.

First female chairman of English Table Tennis Association appointed

By Zjan Shirinian

Sandra Deaton was elected unopposed as chairman of the English Table Tennis Association ©ETTAFebruary 26 - Sandra Deaton has been appointed unopposed as the first female chairman of the English Table Tennis Association (ETTA), after the death of her predecessor last month.

Table Tennis World Tour to be broadcast throughout Europe on Eurosport

By Emily Goddard

The 2014 ITTF World Tour will be broadcast live throughout Europe on Eurosport ©ITTFFebruary 11 - The 2014 Table Tennis World Tour will be broadcast live throughout Europe on Eurosport, the sport's world governing body announced today.

Freitas and Liu ensure ITTF World Cup spots with wins in DHS Europe Cup

By Gary Anderson

February 9 - Portugal's Marcos Freitas took the men's title at the 2014 Europe Cup in Lausanne ©Remy Gros/ITTFPortugal's Marcos Freitas and Austrian Liu Jia proved to be the ones to beat in Lausanne at the weekend, as they fired their way to victories in the DHS 2014 Europe Cup to secure their places at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Cup events.

Table tennis players the first to secure place at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics

By Gary Anderson

January 24 - Some of the world's best young table tennis talent have been qualifying for Nanjing 2014 ©ITTFEight of the top youth table tennis players have sealed their place at the upcoming 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Naning to become the first athletes to qualify for the Games.

English Table Tennis Association chairman Andy Seward dies suddenly aged 69

By Zjan Shirinian

Andy Seward 'had the vision to make the sport and ETTA fit for the 21st century' ©ETTAJanuary 16 - The chairman of the English Table Tennis Association (ETTA), Andy Seward, has died suddenly at the age of 69.

Chinese table tennis stars claim 2013 ITTF Star Awards

By Paul Osborne

China's Zhang Jike and Li Xiaoxia have been crowned the 2013 Male and Female Table Tennis Stars ©ITTFJanuary 11 - Chinese table tennis stars Zhang Jike and Li Xiaoxia have been crowned 2013 Male and Female Table Tennis Stars at the inaugural International Table Tennis Federation's (ITTF) Star Awards at the Raffles Hotel in Dubai.
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