January 2017

Botswana has continued to make headway in table tennis with efforts being made by the Botswana Table Tennis Association (BTTA) to popularize the sport as well as inspire young people to embrace it. However, the association was thrown into mourning

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For more than one decade, the annual Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year (SOYA) awards have been staged in Kenya and it has always being dominated by athletics and never in the history of the award has table tennis made

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Apart from excelling on table, Michael Kuria has shown his dexterity even in the adjudicating of table tennis. However, the 22-year-old has also completed a coaching course at the University of Leipzig in Germany under the International Coaching Course (ITK)

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Nadeen El-Dawlatly has not played table tennis in the last four months following the knee surgery she had last September but in the course of recovery, she decided to taste love as she got engaged to another former table tennis

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One player that made headlines in 2016 was Aruna Quadri (NGR) whose performance at Rio 2016 Olympic Games put Africa on the world map in Brazil, while he also became the toast of the Brazilian fans. Describing the experience in

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As the most decorated African table tennis player in 2016, Omar Assar is not complacent with what he has achieved but the Egyptian like Oliver Twist is still hungry for more laurels and records in the New Year. Having ended

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In October 2016, she was stunned by a former champion for her to submit her supremacy in Africa. This captured what befell Egypt’s Dina Meshref at the 2016 ITTF African Championship in Agadir, Morocco when she was defeated 4-2 by

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For this year’s ITTF World Tour, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has decided to partner his continental rival – Egypt’s Omar Assar in the men’s doubles event in their bid to make it to the World Tour grand finals later in the

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