Table Tennis

International Table Tennis Federation appoints Rightster to boost YouTube channel

By Emily Goddard

The International Table Tennis Federation has appointed Rightster to boost its YouTube channel ©Rightster The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced it is teaming up with Rightster to develop the sport's dedicated YouTube channel. 

ITTF to "wait and see" on whether Grand Finals in Bangkok will go ahead after military takeover

By Nick Butler

Prospects of sporting events being held in Thailand later this year are in doubt following the military coup launched this week ©Getty ImagesInternational Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) President Adhan Sharara has insisted they will "wait and see" how events in Thailand pan out before taking a decision on whether to move the season-ending Grand Finals to a different location.

Bangkok to host 2014 World Tour Grand Finals despite army imposing martial law

By Paul Osborne

The ITTF has allocated a number of its major competitions during the recent ZEN-NOH World Championships in Tokyo ©Remy Gros/ITTFBangkok has been awarded the 2014 World Tour Grand Finals after the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) despite the army today imposing martial law in the Thai capital. 

ITTF equals FIVB for most National Association members of any sport

By Paul Osborne

The ITTF now has 220 National Associations which is the equal most of any sport in the world ©Getty ImagesThe International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) now has the joint-most National Associations after Mali and the US Virgin Islands joined its ranks.

Table tennis legend Samsonov re-elected chairman of ITTF Athletes' Commission

By Zjan Shirinian

Vladimir Samsonov has been re-elected chairman of the International Table Tennis Federation Athletes' Commission ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesTable tennis legend Vladimir Samsonov has been re-elected chairman of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Athletes' Commission.

England return to ITTF World Team Championships top tier after 17-year absence

By Paul Osborne

England's men ensured their return to the ITTF World Team Championship's top division with victory over Slovakia today ©ITTFEngland's men were among four teams to be promoted to the championship division of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Team Championships as they returned to the top tier for the first time in 17 years.

ITTF introduce changes to World Championship in bid to reduce Chinese domination

By Nick Butler

A series of changes were unveiled by the ITTF at their Board of Directors meeting ©ITTFA series of "significant decisions" on the future of the World Championships have been made by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Board of Directors in order to broaden the appeal of the event and allow more nations to challenge for medals.

Outgoing President Sharara voted ITTF's first ever chairman

By Zjan Shirinian

Adham Sharara (right) has been voted to the new position of chairman, with Thomas Weikert (left) to replace him as President in September ©ITTF/Remy GrosApril 30 - Outgoing International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) President Adham Sharara has been appointed the organisation's first ever chairman during a vote in Tokyo.

Exclusive: Sharara to step down as ITTF President to deal with China crisis

By Mike Rowbottom

Adham Sharara,President of the International Table Tennis Federation ©Getty ImagesApril 27 -  International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) President Adham Sharara has revealed to insidethegames he is to step down from his position in September to seek election to the newly created role of chairman in order, among other goals, to help generate increased competition to Chinese dominance in the sport.
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