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.  

Two Decades, Two Careers Later, Appearance Number Two for American

A debut in 1992 in Ho Chi Minh City, his one and only appearance to date; now 23 years later Jimmy Butler returns to action. He is the North American representative at the Liebherr 2015 Men’s World Cup which starts in the Swedish city of Halmstad on Friday 16th October.   Continue reading on the […]

Team North America announced for 2015 World Cadet Challenge

Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt will be hosting the 2015 World Cadet Challenge from October 23rd till the 31st. Throughout different North American tournaments and their world ranking, 4 Canadian Athletes, Ivy Liao,  Laura Lai, Jeremy Hazin and Jason Liu as well as Americans Jack Wang, Victor Liu, Grace Yang and Crystal Wang will represent Team North America at this […]

How to Play Table Tennis – New ITTF YouTube Series

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! Stay tuned for more videos released […]

Team USA claiming all titles at 2015 ITTF North American Championships

Westchester, NY September 7th 2015 – Team USA did it, claiming all titles on home turf at the 2015 ITTF North American Championships. The last one for Lily Zhang in the Women’s Single Event against Mo Zhang from Canada. A Thriller as well where the Canadian was 3-0 in front, not giving the American any […]

2015 ITTF North American Championships

August 3rd, 2015 2015 ITTF North American Championships Courtesy of ITTF August 3rd, 2015 – A quarterfinal defeat in the Women’s Singles event in Markham, Toronto in late July meant that the four years reign of Canada’s Zhang Mo as the Pan American Games champion was over; she was beaten by Brazil’s Caroline Kumahara. Defeat, […]

ITTF North America Junior Girls Training Camp

Lily Yip’s Table Tennis Centre is hosting the 2015 ITTF North America Junior Girls Training Camp. Amy Nichols, Alicia Côté, Justina Yeung and Ivy Liao are the Canadian Junior National Team players that take part of this camp. Overseeing the training is head coach David Jaques assisted by Lily Yip. Particpating from the US Team […]

ITTF North America Junior Trainings Camp

The Canadian National Table Tennis Trainings Centre in Ottawa, Canada is hosting the Junior Trainings Camp. Top Canadian and American players are participating in this 7 day camp led by Canadian Junior National Team Coach Maxime Surprenant and assisted by  Shigang Yang from the United States as well as Olympian Peter-Paul Pradebaan. “It is always […]

Two Gold, four Bronze Medals for North America at the 2015 Pan American Games

The Atos Markham PanAm / ParaPan Am Centre was the host for the Table Tennis Event at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. The atmosphere was spectacular, with a filled stadium at many sessions. Something that we are seeing more and more in Multi Sport Events like this. Both Canada and the United States […]