March 2016

The most northerly country in the continent of Africa, Tunisia has been a beehive of activities for young aspiring players. Organised under the auspices of the ITTF Development Programme and in conjunction with the African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF), the

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After making his presence felt at the just concluded ITTF World Tour tagged Kuwait Open, Egypt’s Shady Magdy is hoping for a return to Lagos for the Nigerian Open scheduled for May 18 to 22 at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall

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To popularize table tennis among female, the Djibouti Table Tennis Federation marked the 2016 Women Day with the promotion of table tennis among female. The one-day event brought together Djiboutians and table tennis lovers in particular to celebrate women gender

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After months of dominance over Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri in the ITTF ranking, Egypt’s Omar Assar has been displaced by the 2014 ITTF Star Player in the March 2016 ITTF ranking released today. From the rating released, Quadri returned to top

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When young Ibrahim Hamadtou had an accident in 1983 and lost his arms, he had thought he would be able to do sports again. But his passion grew for table tennis that at 13, he started playing the game in

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After failing to qualify to the elite division of the biennial ITTF World Team Championship, Nigeria and Egypt will again campaign in second tier in 2018. From the rating of teams, Egypt finished ahead of Nigeria in the ranking having

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Africa’s best teams – Nigeria and Egypt were beaten by India at the ongoing ITTF World Team Championship to miss out from gaining promotion to the Championship Division of the tournament. Nigeria and Egypt were unbeaten in the group stages

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India has set up a rematch against Nigeria in one of the quarterfinal matches scheduled for Friday March 4 at the ongoing ITTF World Team Championship taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Having finished second behind Nigeria in Group F,

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To recognise his outstanding contribution to the table tennis globally, Nigeria’s George Segun is the only Africa honoured among the six by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) with a Merit Award – the highest by the world body. Segun,

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