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2020 World Team Championships teams list unveiled - International Table Tennis Federation By Simon Daish Here’s a look at just some of the incredible talent set to be on display: China looking to extend incredible run Boasting a miraculous record, China is very much the team to beat at the upcoming World Team Championships in Busan and as anticipated the tournament favourites have announced mighty line-ups for…

Horsham Spinners round-up There were five STAG Horsham Spinners tournaments from November 2019 to January 2020 and this is a round-up of all of the results. Draw sheets and photos of the medallists are included below. First up was the 1st STAG Horsham Spinners Senior and Veteran 1 Star on November 3.

Table tennis: Park sink Triangle to preserve record PARK District retained top spot in Division One of the Weymouth and District League with a 27-7 win over two-player Red Triangle. Springfield A entertained a determined Colliton X in this reverse fixture which Springfield won 27-12.

Indian table tennis players primed to create history at Olympic Qualifiers Gondomar : The Indian men's table tennis squad are well placed to create history at the Olympic qualifiers beginning here Wednesday. The Indians, seeded fifth just need a quarterfinal finish to ensure their maiden qualification as a team at the Tokyo Games.

Table tennis Olympic qualifiers - Indian men's team primed to create history The men's team had ended a 60-year wait by winning a historic bronze at the Asian Games in Jakarta. The contingent's campaign got even better Sharath and Manika Batra, who won four medals at the preceding Commonwealth Games, bagged a surprise bronze in the mixed doubles.

County Championships: Notts win fourth straight title Nottinghamshire won their fourth straight County Championships veterans' premier division but were made to work really hard this season as they came from third after the first weekend to overtake Yorkshire in the last match in an exciting finale to the season played at Draycott and Long Eaton TTC over last weekend.

How to read the amount of spin - with Mark Mitchell In this video, pro coach Mark Mitchell explains how to read the amount of spin when playing table tennis. Most players are able to see when an opponent plays a push or topspin stroke. But do you know how much spin your opponent is actually putting on the ball?

We want your views on rankings and British League Table Tennis England today launches two major consultation exercises, asking for members' comments on rankings and the British League. The British League consultation is aimed at all stakeholders including players, referees, umpires, tournament organisers, regular event volunteers and parents.

'Moving abroad at 16 was what I had to do' GB table tennis player Charlotte Carey says an often lonely life of travelling and training has all been worth it as she aims to qualify a place at the 2020 Olympics.

Table Tennis Balls Market Research, Recent Trends and Growth Forecast 2025 Latest Report on "Table Tennis Balls Market size - Industry Segment by Applications, by Type, Regional Outlook, Market Demand, Latest Trends, Table Tennis Balls Industry Share and Revenue by Manufacturers, Company Profiles, Growth Forecasts - 2025." Analyzes current market size and upcoming 5 years growth of this industry.

First tournament of year, the most important, no margin for error - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor In Gondomar there are nine places available in each of the men’s team and women’s team events; additionally each successful team may further nominate two members to compete in the singles competitions. Most significantly, there is little room for error; it is straight knock-out from the very start, reach the last…

Coaching courses: book now Now's the time to book your place on the upcoming Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching Courses. The following courses start in the next two months:. Level 1:. Level 2:. PremierClubs are eligible for a £30 discount on 1 Level 1 Session Coach Award and 1 Level 2 Lead Coach Award.

Ever present but Hong Kong China in danger? - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor Very much Wong Chun Ting is the player to whom Hong Kong looks. Present at every World Championships since 2013 in Paris, he lines up alongside Ho Kwan Kit, Ng Pak Nam, Lam Siu Hang and Li Hon Ming; at 28 years of age he is the senior member of the…

Tokyo Olympics: Hong Kong talent ready to shine in table tennis team qualifiers Top-seeded Hong Kong women’s team tipped to book Olympic ticket in Portugal qualifying event.

Record prize money for 2020 ITTF World Tour - International Table Tennis Federation The new decade brings positive news for all event hosts and participating players on the 2020 ITTF World Tour, after the ITTF decided to top up the prize money at all 12 events on the prestigious circuit. The support provided ensures a record-high prize purse across the entire year, with winnings tiered in favour of…

Bromley duo dominant in Kidderminster Table Tennis league BROMLEY A remain runaway leaders of Kidderminster and District Table Tennis League division one despite fielding a weakened team compared to last season. With both Jamie Cartwright and Steve Horton unbeaten so far, the title holders have cruised to a 16-point lead with 11 matches played.

Argentina and Spain are first opponents for GB Great Britain's men will start their Olympic Qualifying Tournament campaign against Argentina, while GB women face a tie against Spain. GB men are seeded seventh and will take on the 24th-ranked Argentina side, with the winners to face either Greece or Croatia for a place at Tokyo 2020.

Turn Of The Decade: Wang Chuqin next in line to carry the baton? - International Table Tennis Federation By Simon Daish The formation of an exciting rivalry In a day and age where national associations across the globe are looking towards teenage prospects more and more, Wang Chuqin appears to be China’s answer to the likes of Japan’s Tomokazu Harimoto and Chinese Taipei’s Lin Yun-Ju, two players who are beginning to ask questions…

Coaching tip of the week: Whenever You Miss, Shadow Stroke Coaching tip of the week: Whenever You Miss, Shadow Stroke. This is a bafflingly simple and short tip. I'm always amazed that when a player misses a shot, he expects it to fix itself. Instead, whenever you miss a shot, make a habit of shadow-practicing the shot as you should have done it.

Ryde Dominate Across All 3 Divisions In Isle Of Wight Table Tennis Newport went head-to-head against Ryde in 2 matches this week, with Ryde taking the Division 1 honours both times. Ryde A's dominance continued with an 8-2 victory over Vics A, with the Vics' Dave Hilliam and John Cornforth both gaining 1 win over Ryde's Roger Nevell.

Rankings update The January rankings have been re-run to add results which impact upon invitations to the Senior National Championships and Cadet National Cup. We were aware that a small number of players competed in certain tournaments in December in order to remain active on the rankings list.

Urban top Premier Division as Ormesby's title defence falters Chris Doran clinched the final match against Ormesby, including an 18-16 game, to seal a 4-3 victory for Archway Peterborough that moved them above the current title holders in the Premier Division.

WAB Club Feature: Ly Table Tennis Academy WAB Club Feature: Ly Table Tennis Academy. Located in the LaSalle borough of Montreal, in the south-west portion of the Island of Montreal along the Saint Lawrence river, is the Ly Table Tennis Academy. LYTTA has 8 quality tables and is aimed at players of all levels.

Five teams, five reasons: follow the Tokyo 2020 World Team Qualification - International Table Tennis Federation By Kabir Nagpal DPR Korea The no. 10 seeds in the women’s team event, DPR Korea is more than ready for the sparks to fly in Gondomar. Notably, the outfit comprises women’s singles bronze medallist from Rio 2016, Kim Song I; her defensive skills make her a major threat, especially against European opposition.

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