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Unbeaten Bennett leads England medal roll-call

England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland all claimed particular person gold medals on the ultimate day of the Butterfly Schools’ International Championships in Worcester. England claimed the lion’s share with three – Josh Bennett retaining the Senior Boys’ title he additionally received final yr; Raquel Sao Pedro within the Cadet Girls …

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Next course, knowledgeable group attends

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager Furthermore, it was a really elite group that attended the 5 day itinerary. “Maybe we can call this course “Super Class” as a result of there have been 11 former Thailand National Team gamers! Coaches from eight provinces and leaders of massive desk tennis …

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Heart to Heart: Marcelo Aguirre

by Simon Daish Three occasions an Olympian and Latin American Champion in 2013, Marcelo Aguirre has firmly established himself as a significant presence on the Latin American continent and one of many best gamers within the historical past of Paraguayan desk tennis. Speaking about his private journey the 25-year-old reveals …

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Good determination, two years later hit jackpot in Las Vegas

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager After accounting for Germany’s Petra Jenisch and Tatjana Michajlova in a most spectacular method (11-Four, 11-5, 11-6), they secured the Women’s Doubles 45 Years title on the 2018 World Veteran Championships, beating Peru’s Milagritos Gorriti and Magali Montes in a pressure packed closing, determined …

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Leicester & District: Young ones put spell on Wizards

KP Young Ones have taken Group B of the Leicester & District League’s summer season competitors by storm after defeating Ian’s Wizards, who in addition they defeated within the County Association’s Four-a-side staff handicap lately. It was 13-7 with a great strong staff effort spearheaded by Brajesh Patel who received …

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Central Essex: Ogbebor a class above

Chelmsford A have taken a agency grip on the primary division of the Central Essex Summer Table Tennis League and with three wins from their three matches they look to be the staff to beat. They have fielded the identical aspect – Edward Ogbebor and Casey Cross – on all three events they …

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England sweep up the golds

England swept the board at the Butterfly Schools’ Invitation International Championships, profitable all six of the crew occasion golds and a bunch of minor medals too. Four of the finals have been all-England affairs, with solely Scotland A in the Intermediate Boys and Ireland in the Senior Girls breaking the …

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Tune in, live video streaming from Las Vegas

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager Now we’re on the sharp finish of the match, the search for medals; the gamers who within the Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles occasions have reached final 16 names. Furthermore, along with the notable personalities from Europe, there’s loads of native curiosity; Jim Butler …

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Table Tennis, a vehicle for peace on Olympic Day 2018

As a part of the 70th anniversary of Olympic Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) hosted desk tennis stars and officers from the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of North Korea, South Korea, Japan and China. Gold medallists on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, MA Long and DING Ning, along with …

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Remember the day, better than a medal

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager Erik Lind progressed safely to spherical 5 in Men’s Singles Over 50 years as did the youthful Jörg Rosskopf in Men’s Singles Over 45 years. Now issues have reached a stage the place life turns into extra critical; neither skilled any nice difficulties however …

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