Bruce Burton joins the ITTF Executive Committee

Twillingate, NL, native Bruce Burton is the newest member of the International Table Tennis Federation’s Executive Committee. International table tennis has experience a dramatic make-over under the presidency of another Canadian, Adham Sharara. Mr. Sharara moved on from his post as President of the ITTF to that of the newly created ITTF Chair. The ITTF’s […]

Tony Kiesenhofer, new ITTF North-America President

Play in the 2014 ITTF-North American Championships, in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, concluded on Monday 1st September; not only did the date signal the end of the competition it also signalled the handing over of office. President of the North American Table Tennis Union, Bruce Burton stepped down from the position, having been elected […]

2014 World Cadet Challenge – ITTF North-America Team

Last night was published new ITTF ranking list and North America has selected four boys and four girls to represent continent at coming World Cadet Challenge. Final standing is in attachment. Cadet Team Selection 2014 final standing 2014 ITTF North American Selected Team Boys: JHA Kanak (USA) WANG Jack (USA) HAZIN Jeremy (CAN) HO Bryan […]

2014 North American Men’s Training Camp in Mississauga, Canada

The boys training camp took place one of the Toronto area full-time clubs at the My TableTennis Club of Mississauga in Ontario, Canada. Fourteen players were supervised by four coaches: Maxime Surprenant (lead), Yang Shigang (USA), Qiang Shen (CAN), Jianfei Sun (CAN). The 10-day camp was the first camp in Canada with the new plastic […]

Congratulations Lily Zhang, Bronze Medalist at the 2014 Second Youth Olympic Games – Nanjing, China

There was history made in both the men’s and women’s bronze medal play offs, with Latin America and North America winning their first ever table tennis Olympic medals, which portrays the global strength of Table Tennis. United States Lily ZHANG was equally excited about her 10-12, 11-9, 12-10, 9-11, 11-9, 11-8 victory over KATO Miyu […]

2014 ITTF North American Championships

The 2014 North American Championships will be staged from Sunday August 31st till Monday September 1st 2014 in Mississauga, Ontario – Canada. My Table Tennis club will set the stage for this event, which is to see players competing in Senior’s, Junior’s and Cadet’s singles and team events, with team winners to represent North America at the World […]

North American Cadet Team Selection for World Cadet Challenge 2014

North American Cadet Team Selection for World Cadet Challenge 2014 Current standings – July 10, 2014, 2 best players from USA and 2 best players from CAN qualifies for boys team and girls team; show only players that won points at US Open or through WRL; highlighted top two players from each national associations Cadet […]

Clause 1 Cadet Challenge

Clause 1 Cadet Challenge   Dates: October 17-22 Place: Puerto Rico (to be confirmed) Venue: Olympic training center – Albergue Olímpico Participants: 8 players (4 boys and 4 girls from USA and CAN) 2 coaches (Emilia Georghe USA, Maxime Surprenant CAN) Manager for North America Team at the WCC 2014: Ross Brown      

Clause 2 Women’s Camp

Clause 2 Women’s Camp   Dates: June 30 – July 6 Place: Richmond, British Columbia, Canada Venue: Richmond Oval Participants: 8 women players 1 expert (Junya Chen) 1 assistant (Maxime Surprenant) 1 physical fitness coach      

Clause 4 Para Table Tennis Camp

Clause 4 Para Table Tennis Camp   Dates: June 27 – 30 Place: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA Venue: Congress Center, Gran Rapids Participants: Open to the USA para athletes 1 expert – Keith Evans