Back in 1999, when Adham Sharara became ITTF President at the World Championships in Eindhoven, the current Dutch Table Tennis President Ronald Kramer, although an all-round lover of sport, “knew nothing” about the ITTF.
Interview with Incoming ITTF President Thomas Weikert: "Development of smaller associations is a matter that is near to my heart."
Interview with ITTF President Adham Sharara: “I am motivated to do the best for our sport.”
1985: First Europe Top 12 Junior Tournament. 1985: U.S. Team in Cuba. 1985: USA Juniors in Europe. 1985: Two European Grand Prix Tournaments. 1985: Sue Butler Interviews Surbek. 1985: Liguo and Henan Li Ai’s “Do I Need a Coach?”
As the Chairman of the Board of USA Table Tennis, you recently attended your first World Championships ever in Tokyo. But you're certainly not new to table tennis. Could you give us a brief background of your history in the sport?
Congrats to Lily Zhang and Tahl Leibovitz on their outstanding performances at the World Championships and Slovakia Para Open.
Congratulations on organizing the 2014 Legends of Table Tennis Tour. When did you first come up with the concept?
And, as of today, as the accompanying photo indicates: I AM THE BEST IN THE WORLD IN TABLE TENNIS!
On March 11, the ITTF announced its search for “The Voice of Table Tennis,” with a promise that the winner would have the opportunity to audition live in Tokyo during the ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships
In April the ITTF excitedly announced that it had tied the international federation of volleyball (FIVB) in having the most affiliated national associations
Coincident with the World Championships being held in Tokyo, Butterfly saw the opportunity to issue a special invitation to tour their factory.
Today we will begin to honor some of the all-time greatest Japanese contributors to our sport and learn about how the ravages of war inspired the much beloved Hikosuke Tamasu.
Ariel will play fourteen team matches in this year's China Table Tennis Super League.
1985: Repercussions from the 1985 World’s—the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
There is a story behind every World Championships that answers the question: Why did this particular host city step forward? In this case, it was the idea of the ITTF.