ITTF North America Hopes Pathway

Here is the new ITTF NA HOPES PATHWAY 2015-16 for Hopes Players in North America.

79 Athletes competing in the US Olympic Trials

Greensboro, NC, will be hosting the US Olympic Qualifier from February 4 to 6. . The best players from all over the United States will be competing for a spot on the Team that will challenge the Canadians on April 8 to 10 in Markham, Canada for a spot to the 2016 Olympic Games. Here is […]

Pan America, Continents Unite for Major Tournaments

Every four years the Pan American Games is staged; the various competitions are fought fiercely, the table tennis events are no exception; now following an agreement between the Latin American Table Tennis Union and the North American Table Tennis Union, the concept of the two continents uniting will happen on an annual basis. At the […]

The first 4 Canadians have been selected for the North American Olympic Qualifier

Drummondville, Québec – The first 2 spots for the ITTF North American Olympic Qualifier have been earned by the winners of the 2016 Butterfly Canada Cup, Mo Zhang from British Columbia and Pierre-Luc Thériault from Québec. Directly qualified for the 2016 ITTF North America Trials are therefore Pierre-Luc Thériault, Marko Medjugorac, Mo Zhang and Anqi […]

Spins N’ Skills – Upgrade Your Game!

The ITTF is excited to release its new and exciting “How to Play Table Tennis” coaching tutorial series. This series of videos will teach budding table tennis players around the world how to play the key table tennis shots and serves, just like how the table tennis stars do! How to play Table Tennis: Backhand […]

Women’s World Cup always a good experience – Mo Zhang

Sendai, Japan was the host of the 2015 Women’s World Cup. As the winner of the ITTF North America Cup, Canadian Mo Zhang was qualified to participate in this event featuring the best players of each Continent. The Top 8 ranked players were directly qualified for the round of 16, while everyone else had to qualify […]

5 Bronze medals for Team North America at the 2015 World Cadet Challenge

Many who have not attended a World Cadet Challenge view it as just another event, but there is a growing number that have experienced or participated in a World Cadet Challenge who see it as much more. At the 2015 event in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Canadians and Americans secured 5 Bronze Medals at Team North America. […]

Bronze Medal for North American Boys and Girls Teams

Both North American Teams lost in the semi finals against Europe with 3-1, but with reaching the semi final stage, they were able to secure the Bronze Medal.   Semi Final Boys Team Europe – North America 3-1 Asia – Latin America 3-0 Final Boys Team Europe – Asia 3-0 Semi Final Girls Team Europe – […]

North America at the 2015 World Cadet Challenge

Excellent conditions, first class organisation and a warm welcome from Dr Alaa Meshref, the President of the Egyptian Table Tennis Federation; proceedings commenced in earnest at the 2015 ITTF Cadet Challenge in Sharm El-Sheikh on Friday 23rd October. A Training Camp is first on the agenda under the direction of Sweden’s Peter Karlsson. Each team […]

An interview with Jimmy Butler

An Interview with Jimmy Butler from the 2015 Liebherr Men’s World Cup in Halmstad, Sweden. Here are all the results from the Qualifications Group.