2016 ITTF North America Hopes Challenge

The Markham Pan American Games Centre was the host of this years event. The Winners (1 boy and 1 girl) qualified for the World Hopes Challenge to be held in Doha, Qatar in May 2016. Hopes Program – outline: Development program organized by the International Table Tennis Federation Emphasis on Player Identification, Coach Education, Player […]

2016 World Cadet Challenge Team Qualification

Each national association will have a number of spots on the Team North America in order of the cadet world ranked players – ITTF January World Ranking with a maximum of 2 spots per national association. (Only players active during the previous six months are taken into consideration). Example: 1 – In the continental cadet […]

Canada vs. USA – Table Tennis North American Qualifier

The North American Olympic Qualifier will take place from April 8-10, 2016 at the PANAM Centre in Markham, ON. The qualifier will consist of three competitions – one to be completed on each of the competition days – to determine qualifiers for the Olympic Games in Rio and potential reserves. Success for Wu Yue of […]

Prospectus for the 2015-16 ITTF North America Hopes Challenge

Table Tennis Canada and ITTF North America will be the organizers for this event. The tournament will  feature the best North American Hopes Players in America to grasp a spot on the ITTF World Hopes Team. A maximum of four players per gender from Bermuda, Canada the United States and the US Virgin Islands are invited […]

ITTF North America Hopes Pathway

Here is the new ITTF NA HOPES PATHWAY 2015-16 for Hopes Players in North America. Here is the french version: ITTFNA HOPES PATHWAY 2015-16 Français.

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 […]