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 By Martin Hughes
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Joola Table Tennis - An Interview with Richard Lee

Joola are one of the world's top table tennis equipment manufacturers. Find out more about them in this exclusive interview.

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Table Tennis Coaching Advice for the Backhand Topspin

How to improve your backhand topspin

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Table Tennis Events 2020 - World Ranking Events Calendar

Keep up to date with all the top table tennis events. Here's a list of events in 2020 which count for World Ranking points.

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2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships - Men's Team Event

The 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships, Busan, South Korea. Get the men's team event results here...

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2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships - Women's Team Event

The 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships, Busan, South Korea. Get the women's team event results here...

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World Team Table Tennis Championships 2020

The World Team Table Tennis Championships 2020 was scheduled to take place in Busan, South Korea from 22 to 29 March 2020. Get all the details here.

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2020 Olympic Games - Which players qualified for the table tennis events?

See who has qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games table tennis events here.

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Table Tennis World Ranking

The table tennis world ranking list - when is it published? How is it compiled? Who are the best table tennis players? Find out here...

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World Championships

UPDATE
7 April 2020

The ITTF have announced new provisional dates of 27 September to 4 October 2020 for the World Team Championships 2020.

The ITTF and Korean TTA continue to monitor the situation, with the priority being placed on the health and safety of players, coaches, fans and officials.

World Table Tennis Championship

Where are the next World Table Tennis Championships being held? Who is the current World Champion? Find out here...

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Olympic Games

UPDATE
30 March 2020

The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board have decided that the Tokyo Olympic Games will take place from 23 July to 8 August 2021.

These Olympics will still be called Tokyo 2020 despite taking place in 2021.

The Paralympic Games, originally due to start on 25 August 2020, will now take place between 24 August and 5 September 2021.

2020 Olympic Games Table Tennis Schedule

Where and when do the 2020 Olympic Games table tennis schedule get underway? Find out here...

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Update due to Coronavirus

Sunday 29 March 2020

The ITTF Executive Committee met to discuss the effects of COVID-19 on the international table tennis event schedule.

Due to the continued uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the ITTF Executive Committee reached the following decisions:

  • Suspension of all currently planned ITTF events and activities that involve international travel until 30 June 2020
  • Proposal of new dates for the Hana Bank 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships, to be announced in the coming week
  • Freezing of ITTF Ranking lists as of March 2020
  • Adjustments to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games qualification will be worked on after the dates of the Games have been decided

Another meeting will be held on 15 April 2020 to further evaluate the situation.

What's the difference between an Indoor and Outdoor Table Tennis Table?

Is an indoor or an outdoor table tennis table best for you? What's the difference? Let me help you choose the one that's best for YOU.

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All Weather Table Tennis

All weather table tennis tables. Are they really necessary for outdoor table tennis? Find out here...

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Outdoor Table Tennis Tables

Outdoor table tennis is becoming more and more popular.

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Concrete Table Tennis Tables - Perfect for Outdoor Ping Pong

If you're playing outdoor table tennis, then concrete table tennis tables are the best outdoor table tennis tables you can buy. Find out why here...

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ITTF World Tour 2020

The ITTF World Tour 2020. Where the best players in the world compete for the biggest money prizes.

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World Championships Postponed

25 February 2020

Following news of the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Busan, Korea Republic, the Hana Bank 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Busan, originally planned for 22-29 March 2020, have been postponed with the dates of 21-28 June provisionally reserved.

Basic Table Tennis Rules Explained - A Good Return

One of the basic table tennis rules is about playing a good return. Can you use your hand instead of your racket? Find out here ...

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Table Tennis Rules Question About Touching the Table

My table tennis question relates to the rules about touching the table tennis table. Can you tell me, when playing table tennis and I touch the table,

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Table Tennis Player - Timo Boll

Timo Boll is Germany's best table tennis player and a former World Number 1. So what table tennis equipment does he use? Find out here...

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40mm Table Tennis Balls

Top tips to help you choose your ideal 40mm table tennis balls. Part 2 - What criteria do ITTF approved 40mm balls have to meet.

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Table Tennis Manufacturers - Tables authorised by the ITTF

Which table tennis manufacturers tables are authorised?

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Table Tennis Net

Top tips to help you choose your ideal table tennis net. Discover what you need to know before you buy a net and post set.

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ITTF World Tour 2019

The ITTF World Tour 2019. Where the best players in the world compete for the biggest money prizes.

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Table Tennis Question About European Champion

Can you tell me who was the last English lady to win the title of European table tennis champion

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How To Choose Your Table Tennis Balls

Top tips to help you choose your ideal table tennis balls. Are all TT balls the same? Find out here.

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Men's World Cup 2019 - Table Tennis

The Men's World Cup is an invitational event for 20 of the world's top players. See who qualified for this prestigious event in 2019 and get all the results.

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Advanced Table Tennis Serve

Ready to play an advanced table tennis serve? Get the best table tennis tips and techniques here...

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How To Play The Table Tennis Forehand Smash

Want to discover how to play the table tennis forehand smash? Watch my instructional videos.

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Table Tennis Techniques - Spin

Spin - the hidden side of table tennis. Discover how to impart spin and how to return spin shots.

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World Cup - Table Tennis

The World Cup was originally an invitational event for 16 of the world's top players. But who qualifies for this prestigious table tennis event now?

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Table Tennis Techniques - The Block Stroke

Get my top table tennis techniques to help you improve your block stroke. Are your reflexes quick enough?

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Official Table Tennis Rules Explained - The Serve

What do the official table tennis rules say about the serve? What is a legal serve? Why do the rules keep changing? Find out here...

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Table Tennis Net Question

Is it OK if the ball hits the net post and then bounces on the opponent's court? Also, is it OK if the ball hits the top of the net twice and then falls

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Table Tennis Question about crossing the net to play a shot

Are you allowed to cross the net to play a shot in table tennis?

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Table Tennis Question about ball spinning back over the net

Can you tell me who wins the point when the ball spins back over the net without the other player touching it?

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Table Tennis Question - Placement of service

When you are serving, do you have to send the ball in between your opponent's corners of the table?

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Table Tennis Rules - White Lines, Edges and Sides ... are they in or out?

What do the table tennis rules say about whether the ball is in or out when it hits the white lines, net or edges of the table? Find out here...

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Table Tennis Doubles Rules Explained

What are the table tennis doubles rules? Are they the same as for playing singles? Find out here...

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China's Champions

The chinese women are the best in the World.
See why...

Europe's Elite

Watch Europe's Elite in full flow.

Dimitrij Ovtcharov (Germany) v Vladimir Samsonov (Belarus)

Ovtcharov is a former World Number 1 and Samsonov is a former World Number 2.

Best Players, Best Rallies

Anyone can play table tennis, but only the best players in the World can play like this...

Featuring...
Xu Xin (China) v Ma Long (China)
Chuang Chih-Yuan (Chinese Taipei) v Kristian Karlsson (Sweden)
Jang Woojin (South Korea) v Dimitrij Ovtcharov (Germany)
Lee Sangsu (South Korea) v Timo Boll (Germany)
Jeoung Youngsik (South Korea) v Patrick Franziska (Germany)
Xu Xin (China) v Patrick Franziska (Germany)

Play of the Day!

Anyone can play table tennis, but only the best players in the World can play like this...

Watch Cheng I-Ching (Chinese Taipei) and Kasumi Ishikawa (Japan) play at incredible speed close to the table...

Shot of the Year!

When the best players in the world come out to play, you get fantastic shots like this...

2020 Olympic Games Table Tennis Sponsors

Who sponsors the Olympic Games and who are the 2020 Olympic Games Table Tennis sponsors? Find out here...

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2020 Olympic Games Mascots for the Summer Olympics

The 2020 Olympic Games mascots have been unveiled. Find out about Miraitowa and Someity here...

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2020 Olympic Games Medals for Table Tennis

The 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games medals have been unveiled. Here are all the details...

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Table Tennis

Read my downloadable books for the best information

Ebook - The Rules and Regulations Explained Ebook - The Real Secret to Choosing Your Table Tennis Racket Ebook - Service Secrets Ebook - Improve your Doubles Play

 


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