New York Cosmos Ping Pong Challenge
April 01, 2015
In honor of April Fools Day, the New York Cosmos soccer organization decided to have a little fun with assistant coach Alecko Eskandarian. During a community event, the Cosmos gave a random participant the chance to play a game of ping pong against Eskandarian in front of everyone in attendance.
Eau Claire, Wisconsin the land of opportunities
NCTTA March 31, 2015
Hundreds of collegiate table tennis players, coaches and fans converging on Eau Claire, Wisconsin for the 2015 national championships will find plenty of things to do in the host city.
Texas Wesleyan University Rams
NCTTA March 31, 2015
Going for their record-breaking 12 NCTTA National Team Title in a row in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on April 10-12!
Anders Thunstrom Builds Collegiate Table Tennis
Andy Kanengiser March 31, 2015
Anders Thunstrom dreams of the day when collegiate table tennis becomes a major player in North America’s sports world. The managing director of TMS International, the marketing arm of the International Table Tennis Federation, Anders hopes that day comes sooner rather than later.
11 Questions with Carmencita Alexandrescu
USATT March 31, 2015
USATT Insider poses 11 questions to Carmencita Alexandrescu, ITTF certified table tennis coach, USATT umpire and player.
Cary Cup at Triangle Table Tennis
Tim Boggan March 31, 2015
The $21,750 cash/and prizes Mar. 19-22 Butterfly Cary tournament features a new star-group of Chinese-trained players and, most notably, a new venue, Triangle Table Tennis in Morrisville, N.C., replacing the nearby Bond Park Community Center in Cary.
The New York Cosmos 3rd Annual Ping Pong Tournament
March 31, 2015
Jimmy "The Hammer" Mulligan entered the 3rd Annual Cosmos Ping Pong Tournament as the (somewhat disputed) top seed. Could another frontrunner, like Alecko "The Assassin" Eskandarian, take him down? Or would lower seeds Mads "Toaster Strudel" Stokkelien and Leo "Lefty" Fernandes make Cinderella runs through the bracket? Find out in the thrilling conclusion to the tourney.
Athletes of the Month - March
Sean O'Neill March 31, 2015
Congrats to Jiaqi Zheng, Kanak Jha, Andre Scott and the Pan Am Men's Team for their outstanding performances in March.
History of USATT - Volume XV - Chapter 18
Tim Boggan March 30, 2015
1987: World’s Richest Tournament: China’s Teng Yi Takes Title at $60,000 555 World Cup. European Junior Top 12. European Youth/Cadet Championships. Grubba’s Grenzau Wins European Club Cup. U.S. Wheelchair Star Jennifer Johnson Scores in Vienna. Canada’s Joe Ng and U.S.’s Insook Bhushan Are Pan Am Winners. England’s Leeds Permanent Building Society Provides the English TTA with an Unheard of 500,000-Pound Sponsorship; Poland’s Grubba is Leeds Master at Wembley; Quang Bui is Interviewed and Insook Bhushan Reports on the Polish Open.
Ben Nisbet Interview
Rahul Acharya March 29, 2015
Rahul Acharya interviewed Ben Nisbet the chairman of the USATT Junior Advisory Committee at the Westchester Table Tennis Center.