May 13

Nothing is Impossible

 

“Nothing is impossible” is the life mantra of Egypt’s arguably most ingenious para-athlete, Ibrahim Hamadtou.

Seeing is believing, with Hamadtou undeniably in a league of his own. After losing his arms in a tragic train accident at ten years old, the Egyptian now plays table tennis by serving the ball through flicking it up with his foot, and playing with the bat held in his mouth.

“I was trying first to use the bat under the arm, and I also tried using other things that weren’t working so well,” says Hamadtou, who first began playing table tennis three years after his accident. “Finally, I tried using my mouth.”

Sadly, it was not only his disability that initially hindered him from achieving his goal of being a table tennis champion. He regularly faced skepticism by most people he came across.
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Sep 20

LVTTC Weekly Tournaments Commencing Every Wed!!!

Las Vegas TTC Weekly Tournaments have commenced! Please visit the club every Wednesday starting at 6:00 PM. The total prize money for this tournament is $100!!! Bring on your best game and may the best man wins!

 

Oct 28

Today’s News

  • Zhang Jike's Celebration Goes Viral Around The World!
    Zhang Jike’s exuberant celebration during the final of the 2014 Men’s World Cup has gone viral! The Olympic champion’s outburst has attracted the attention of the world’s media including England, the United States, Australia, Japan, Brazil and Argentina. It has been the talk of the competition, along with the consequence he was to face after his actions, the well-known American channel ABC News stating that the Chinese player’s celebration was an “epic fail”.


    Zhang Jike kicking through the barriers – Photo by: Remy Gros

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Oct 26

Today’s News

  • Zhang Jike Is The 2014 World Cup Champion! (VIDEO)
    Today on the the 26th October the 2014 Men’s World Cup took place in Dusseldorf, Germany. The final consisted of Ma Long and Zhang Jike. The most anticipated table tennis match of the year!


    Zhang Jike – Photo by: ittf.com

    On route to the final, Zhang Jike eliminated Adrian Crisan, Quadri Aruna and Timo Boll. In the final hurdle Zhang Jike faced

Oct 19

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  • Ding Ning Is The 2014 World Cup Champion! (VIDEO)
    Today on the the 19th October the 2014 Women’s World Cup took place in the Austrian city of Linz. The final consisted of World number 1 Ding Ning agaisnt reigniing Olympic Champion Li Xiaoxia!


    Ding Ning – Photo by: japantimes.co.jp

    On route to the final, Ding Ning eliminated Li Jiao, Hu Melek and Kasumi Ishikaw. In the final hurdle Ding Ning faced

Oct 17

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Aug 07

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  • Zhan Jian is the 2014 Commonwealth Games Champion!
    It was a repeat of the 2000 Commonwealth Games final for Gao Ning as he was left in second place with a silver medal again, four years ago in New Delhi Gao Ning was beaten in the Men’s singles final by Yang Zi. This time around at the 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow it was Zhan Jian who was able to defeat the top seed in five games to clinch the gold medal (11-9, 11-2, 11-7, 6-11, 11-7).


    Zhan Jian – Photo by: Zimbo

    Four years ago it was Sharath Kamal Achanta of India who was able to take

Aug 01

Today’s News

  • Jun Mizutani Would Pay To Train With Ma Long & Zhang Jike!
    Japanese front man Jun Mizutani is regarded as the leader of the Japanese team in men’s table tennis, he is currently the highest ranking Japanese player in the world. With this it is no surprise that Mizutani wants to be training with the strongest table tennis players in the world in order to close the parominent gap that lies between him and the Chinese players.


    Jun Mizutani – Photo by: houseofjapan.com

    Ultimately Mizutani would want to be training with world class Chinese players such as Zhang Jike and Ma Long, Mizutani is known already as an

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