2017 ITTF World Cup: Aruna Quadri Gets German Tactician…

Former German national coach, Martin Adomeit has been engaged to coach Aruna Quadri at the 2017 ITTF World Cup holding on October 20 to 22 in Liege, Belgium. The appointment of the German Tactician was made possible by Joola, A sports manufacturing firm that secured the services of the German coach for the Nigerian. Joola,…

ITTF Appoints Frank Ji as Special Adviser to ITTF President

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Executive Committee has appointed Mr. Frank JI as the Special Advisor to the ITTF President for Commercial and Business. Mr. JI has been a major commercial supporter to the ITTF in the last 24 months, through a strategic investment partnership with the new form of table tennis, Table Tennis…

Nigeria’s Mati Rules At ITTF Egypt Junior Open

As a debutant, 12-year-old Taiwo Mati was not intimidated by the pedigree of his opponents and even when he was not seeded, he played with a lot of determination and this indeed paid off for him as the Ondo State-born star won two gold medals at the five-day tournament. Mati, who was awarded the Most…

ITTF Confirms List of Players for ITTF World Cups

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has confirmed the 20 male & female players who will be in action at the Liebherr 2017 ITTF Men’s World Cup and the Uncle Pop 2017 ITTF Women’s World Cup presented by Polar Naturals to be held later this month. Liebherr 2017 ITTF Men’s World Cup – 20-22 Oct…

QUADRI’S POLISH OPEN VICTORY EXCITES DALUNG

Barrister Solomon Dalung the Minister of Youth and Sports has described the achievement of Nigeria’s table tennis star, Aruna Quadri at the just concluded ITTF Challenge as an icing on an already sweet national cake following his victory at the Polish Open on Sunday. After news filtered in that Quadri defeated Japan’s Kaii Yoshida 4-2…

Astana To Host 2017 ITTF Star Awards Alongside World Tour Grand Finals

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is pleased to announce that the 2017 ITTF Star Awards will be held in the Kazakhstani capital of Astana on 14 December 2017, in conjunction with the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals that will be held from 14-17 December. Following the success of the previous four editions…

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri Lifts Trophy At Polish Open

With a few days to the 2017 ITTF World Cup in Liege, Beligum, Aruna Quadri defied all odds today Sunday October 8, to emerge as men’s singles champion at the ITTF Challenge tagged Polish Open. The Nigerian who has been listed among the top 20 players in the world that will compete at the prestigous…

ITTF Ends Information Technology Relationship with TMS International

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has ended its relationship with TMS International as its Information Technology service provider. Due to issues with the service, and a breakdown in the relationship, the ITTF is ending the relationship early, which means that there will be some disruption from the usual result management and database service. Whilst…

Aruna Quadri tops seeding list at Polish Open

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri returns to the global stage as the 2014 ITTF Star Player has been seeded number one in the 32-man seeding list released for the ITTF Challenge ‘Polish Open’, which serves off on Thursday October 6 in Warsaw. Quadri who claimed his first title in the Portuguese league at the weekend after lifting…

Join ITTF in Donating to Ian Lariba’s Medical Funds #SupportLariba!

Join the ITTF Dream Building Foundation in helping Philippines table tennis hero Ian LARIBA raise US$60,000 for her fight against Leukemia. After the ITTF Dream Building Foundation’s $20,000 donation, $40,000 is still needed for the Philippines hero to pay for her treatment. 22-year-old LARIBA was in prime form, experiencing the best year of her life…