Table Tennis

Chengdu Airline has been unveiled as the title sponsor of the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) Men’s World Cup, which takes place in the Chinese city from November 29 to December 1.

Chinese automotive manufacturer Dongfeng Fengshen has agreed a deal with the International Table Tennis Federation to become a major partner of three major events, two of which are being staged in China

The International Table Tennis Federation has pledged commitment to three initiatives following its executive committee meeting on October 20 and 21 in Chengdu, China

Australia, Germany, Kuwait and South Africa have expressed an interest in hosting the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) World Championships Finals in 2023.

Chinese athletes are shying away from building their profiles in overseas markets because both the cultural challenge of doing so and the riches on offer at home are too great, according to local industry…

Table tennis event T2 Diamond 2019 China, which was due to be staged in Haikou next month, has been postponed over permit issues

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has awarded hosting rights for this year’s edition of the World Tour Grand Finals to the Chinese city of Zhengzhou.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is soliciting bids for its first ever merchandising partner

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has launched the bidding process for the World Table Tennis Championships (WTTC) in 2023

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Kevin Roberts looks at how international federations have adopted different approaches to managing their commercial rights.

Rob Ridley explores the International Table Tennis Federation’s decision to part company with the TMS International agency and bring its rights in-house.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced that its World Championships will be held in the US city of Houston and Chengdu, China in 2021 and 2022, respectively

Singapore, Johor Bahru in Malaysia and the Chinese city of Haikou have been named as the three host cities for the 2019 T2 Diamond Table Tennis League

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has today (Friday) announced that its Executive Committee has suspended Adham Sharara, its former president and current honorary president, from all activity…

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has awarded hosting rights for its 2020 Men’s and Women’s World Cups to Düsseldorf and Bangkok, respectively.

Professional and financial services company Deloitte has teamed up with the International Table Tennis Federation to support the body’s upcoming commercial rights distribution.

T2 Asia-Pacific Table Tennis League (T2APAC) and Dentsu Sports Asia (DSA) have entered into a landmark joint venture, through which the latter has acquired a 20-per-cent equity stake in the pan-regional…

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has nearly doubled the size of its Challenge Series as part of a significant overhaul of the second-tier competition

Organisers of the Laver Cup have revealed plans to make the tennis tournament an annual event in response to “strong market demand”.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has today (Monday) detailed plans to professionalise the sport in the coming years through a partnership with sports marketing agency Sportsmaster.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has signed on as the first International Federation (IF) to partner with newly-formed anti-doping body the International Testing Agency (ITA).

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has entered into investment agreements with its continental bodies in Europe and Latin America as part of a wider effort to expand the presence of the sport in regions around the world.

The International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF’s) board of directors has approved the expansion of its World Championships, with the event to now feature continental stages feeding into the finals.

North and South Korea will compete as one nation during the semi-final of the ongoing World Team Table Tennis Championships in Halmstad, Sweden after informing organisers that they did not want to face off against each other in the quarter-finals.

South Korea has landed its first major International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) event as the world governing body revealed a strategic plan to guide the future of the sport.

Sapporo in Japan has secured a 2019 International Table Tennis Federation World Tour Platinum event ahead of the arrival of the summer Olympics in the country’s capital the following year.

The International Table Tennis Federation has signed a collaboration agreement with the T2 Asia-Pacific Table Tennis League (T2 APAC) in a move that is set to see innovative new elements from the latter competition introduced into the ITTF’s World Tour.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced that Ekaterinburg in Russia, Busan in Korea and the US city of San Jose have expressed an interest in staging its 2020 World Team Championships.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has made the latest move in its efforts to revamp the commercial side of the sport by appointing Frank Ji as a special advisor to the organisation’s president, Thomas Weikert.

Steve Dainton has been appointed as chief executive of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on a permanent basis, while Raul Calin has been named as the body’s first secretary general.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) in a move designed to promote and develop table tennis esports.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has awarded hosting rights for the 2018 edition of its Team World Cup to the English capital of London.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced that this year’s edition of its World Tour Grand Finals will take place in the Kazakh capital of Astana from December 14-17.

The Slovenian towns of Celje and Lasko will host the 2018 edition of the World Para Table Tennis Championships, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced.

The European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) has announced it has reached a deal for the Swiss town of Montreux to host its Europe Top 16 Cup event for the next three years.