ITTF-North America Hopes Challenge

The Hopes Program is one of many ITTF development initiatives targeting Global Reach and Overall Growth of Table Tennis. The number one goal is to encourage National Associations not only to start with professionally managed Talent Identification Programs, but also to promote and work with young talented players for future success and growth.

2015 ITTF-North America Cadet Qualifier

Here is the prospectus for the 2015 ITTF-North America Cadet Team Qualifier Tournament to be held in Markham, ON on May 10th – 1 day prior to the Butterfly Canadian Junior and Cadet Open. The entries will be done online through and all relevant information on the ITTF NA Cadet Team pathway can be found […]

ITTF North America Agrees To Explore Ambitious Plans

Westchester, NY – ITTF North America held a planning meeting the weekend of January 17 and 18, 2015 aimed implementing the ITTF Continental Development projects for 2015. The meeting also dealt with event planning for 2015, 2016 and 2017. While some of the time was spent on discussing and mapping out projects such as the […]

Hosting rights of ITTF North America Qualifications for Olympic Games 2016

To: National Associations of ITTF North America, ITTF Hot Spot Centres, ITTF NA Sponsors and all municipalities The hosting rights of ITTF North America Qualifications for Olympic Games 2016 are now available and open for bidding. Olympic Qualifications is one of the top table tennis continental events that are sanctioned by the International Table Tennis […]

Bronze Medal for Junior Girls Team USA at Wisdome 2014 Junior World Championships

A tactical decision proved a master stroke and a major reason for a major upset at the quarter-final stage of the Girls’ Team event at the Wisdom 2014 World Junior Championships in Shanghai on the morning of Tuesday 2nd December. Therefor a 3-0 win for Team USA against Korea. Read more about this on the […]

ITTF Museum – Newsletter November 2014

Welcome to issue 74 of the Table Tennis Collector, another 60-page edition. Special thanks to all our contributors. Great Shots is an expanded version, beginning with Susie Barna, who passed away in August at age 96. Also some classic photos of top players, celebrities, and para Table Tennis. You will also have the opportunity to […]

2014 ITTF World Cadet Challenge – Bronze Medal success

The 2014 ITTF World Cadet Challenge has begin in Barbados with a 4 day training camp. Jeremy Hazin, Bryan Ho, Kanak Jha, Jack Wang, Justina Yeung, Chrystal Wang, Ivy Liao and Amy Wang will be playing as part of Team North America. Both North American Teams, girls and boys, were able to secure the Bronze medal […]

Kanak Jha youngest player to compete in Men’s World Cup

14 year old Kanak JHA is set to make history tomorrow at the LIEBHERR 2014 Men’s World Cup, where he will be the youngest ever player to compete at the prestigious event. JHA, who qualified for the event by being crowned the North American Cup Champion earlier this year, will get the opportunity to test […]

Mo Zhang, ready for the Women’s World Cup

Three international titles in the space of just over three months; the year 2014 is proving one of the very best in the career of Canada’s Zhang Mo. Success in the latter meant that Zhang Mo qualified for the forthcoming Women’s World Cup to be staged in Linz, Austria from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th […]

Kanak Jha and Mo Zhang are ready for the 2014 World Cup

The list of 20 women and 20 men that have qualified for the ITTF 2014 Women’s World Cup and the LIEBHERR 2014 Men’s World Cup have been announced by the International Table Tennis Federation. The 20 women who qualified will compete in Linz, Austria on 17-19 October 2014, which will be the first time the […]