Table Tennis


ITTF mulls nixing individual worlds

The International Table Tennis Federation CEO Steve Dainton revealed yesterday that the world table tennis governing body is considering scrapping individual world championships....

April 13, 2020, Monday


Team worlds shelved again

The table tennis world team championships have been postponed again after the sport’s governing body suspended all planned events involving international travel until June 30 amid the coronavirus pand...

March 31, 2020, Tuesday


World champ Liu pulls out of Qatar Open due to injury

Reigning world champion Liu Shiwen confirmed yesterday that she will skip the ITTF World Tour Qatar Open starting tomorrow due to injury....

March 2, 2020, Monday


Fan seals triple win at World Cup

World No. 1 Fan Zhendong ensured there was no dramatic ending to the ITTF men’s World Cup in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, yesterday, beating Japanese teenage sensation Harimoto Tomokazu...

December 2, 2019, Monday


Chinese paddlers lift both Team World Cup trophies

China defeated South Korea 3-1 in the final of the men’s event at the 2019 Team World Cup in Tokyo yesterday while the women defended their title by easing past host Japan 3-0....

November 11, 2019, Monday


Record 5th World Cup for Liu

Reigning world champion Liu Shiwen overcame a slow start and a late scare to beat Zhu Yuling 4-2 in an all-Chinese final and lift the ITTF Women’s World Cup trophy for a record fifth time in Chengdu, southwestern...

October 21, 2019, Monday


Liu leads field at WCup

Reigning champion Liu Shiwen will lead a 20-strong field at the ITTF Women’s World Cup this week in Chengdu, as the 28-year-old vies for a record fifth gold medal at the annual event....

October 18, 2019, Friday


China’s Ma takes 3rd world crown in a row

China’s Ma Long claimed his third straight men’s singles title at the world championships in Budapest, Hungary, yesterday, becoming the first man in over half a century to do so....

April 29, 2019, Monday


Top men’s seeds tumble at world championships

Top seed Fan Zhendong and No. 4 Tomokazu Harimoto were both eliminated in the men’s round of 16, joining No....

April 26, 2019, Friday


Ovtcharov stunned but Ma into last 16 at worlds

Tomislav Pucar produced a shocker at the world championships in Budapest yesterday by beating German star Dimitrij Ovtcharov in seven games....

April 25, 2019, Thursday




 

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