Table Tennis

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.

GAC Motor signs up as title sponsor of 2013 ITTF Star Awards

By Gary Anderson

January 8 - Olympic and world champion Zhang Jike is up for a prize at the 2013 ITTF Star Awards driven by GAC Motor ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) today announced GAC Motor as the title sponsor of the governing body's 2013 ITTF Star Awards which are set to take place at the Raffles Hotel in Dubai on coming Saturday (January 11).

Nigeria set to host 2014 World Tour event in Lagos

By Paul Osborne

The NTTF will sign an agreement with the ITTF this week to confirm the hosting of the Lagos World Tour in June 2014 ©Getty ImagesJanuary 5 - After granting Nigeria the rights to host the 2014 African Top 16 Cup in Lagos, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has again chosen the African nation as a suitable host for international events by listing the Lagos International Classic in its 2014 World Tour calendar.

ITTF announces nominees for inaugural Star Awards in Dubai

By Gary Anderson

December 17 - China's Li Xiaoxia is among the nominees for the inaugural ITTF Star Awards in Dubai ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has revealed the list of nominees in contention for the male and female table tennis and Para-table tennis players of the year at the governing body's inaugural Star Awards be held at the Raffles Hotel in Dubai on January 11.

China successfully defends World Junior Table Tennis Team titles

By Emily Goddard

China have won their eighth straight men’s team gold medal at the World Junior Championships ©Remmy Gros/ITTFDecember 5 - China's men's and women's table tennis players successfully defended their respective team titles in an exciting day of sport at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Rabat today.
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