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World Table Tennis (WTT), created by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) and launched with its inaugural tournament in November 2020, worked with the Asian branch of global brand design agency, Superunion, to develop a new brand identity. The ITTF sought to change the fact that table tennis was only taken seriously as a competitive …

Kerry, Alan and Hazel became life members of the club in October. Photo / Supplied Between them, Kerry Mramor, Hazel Fawcett and Alan Manning have accumulated months, if not years, of blocking, cutting and even giving each other setbacks, all in the name of the sport of course. While they sound violent, the terms above …

Wang Manyu wins the women’s singles final of the World Table Tennis Championships at the George R. Brown Convention Centers in Houston, Texas, USA on November 29, 2021. / CFP Wang Manyu wins the women’s singles final of the World Table Tennis Championships at the George R. Brown Convention Centers in Houston, Texas, USA on …

Jang Woo-jin and Lim Jong-hoon will advance to the final of the Table Tennis World Championship for the first time as South Korean players. World No.16-ranked South Korean team Jang and Lim beat Japanese team Yukiya Uda and Shunsuke Togami 3-1 in the men’s doubles semi-final of the World Table Tennis Championship at Huston Monday. …

Ryde Royals had 2 good wins in 5 days in Division 1, beating Ryde Rivals (9-1) and Ryde Raiders (7-3). Hugh Idle and Ricky Lock were both in great shape for the Royals in both games. The Royals retain second place in the league just 4 points behind leader Ryde A with Ryde Raiders just …

The region’s brightest sports stars were honored at the rural town of Murray Bridge’s first sports awards last week. The new annual awards night recognizes local athletic talent who have demonstrated outstanding achievement on or off the athletic field. The 2021 award winners are: Athlete of the Year – Male Winner: Jared Marston (cricket); finalists: …

(LR) Lin Gaoyuan (China) and Lily Zhang take on Emmanuel Lebesson and Jia Nan Yuan (France) in the mixed doubles quarter-finals at the 2021 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships on November 27, 2021 in Houston. Fifty years after the United States and China embarked on what has become “ping-pong diplomacy,” table tennis players from the …

The final of a table tennis tournament in Kabul took place on Saturday. The tournament was launched to select top players for the Kabul table tennis team. Wahidullah Sadat won the final round for the adult level class out of 40 contestants. “We hope to get the government’s attention, and we ask that the rights …

JUDO Taiwanese wins in United Arab Emirates Taiwanese judoka Yang Yung-wei won his first Grand Slam title on Friday, beating Russia’s Ramazan Abdulaev in the men’s under 60 kg judo final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). With just seconds left on the clock, Yang, 24, used a quick throw to tackle his opponent …

Wheelchair critics always seem to judge the state of Indian sport by the number of medals won. The continuing question is always how many medals are expected, how have we lived up to the medal estimates. However, sports administrators across the country need to analyze sport in a very different way, which needs to go …