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 […]

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 […]