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!

 

Mar 22

Today’s News

  • Ma Long Is The 2015 German Open Champion! (VIDEOS)
    Today on the 22nd March the popular German Open 2015 – ITTF World Tour drew to a close. To the crowds delight extraordinary matches took place on the final day especially between Ma Long and Zhang Jike in the final of the men’s singles. These two warriors were described as machines in the TableTennisDaily chat lounge. After 7 intense sets, Ma Long won the final game 11-9, 7-11, 8-11, 14-16, 11-6, 14-12, 11-8.

    Full results plus videos below.

    <img src="http://www.tabletennisdaily.co.uk/forum/images/malonggermanopen2015.jpg"

Feb 15

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  • Ma Long Is The 2015 Kuwait Open Champion! (VIDEOS)
    By Shane Clark

    Today on the 15th February the popular Kuwait Open 2015 – ITTF World Tour drew to a close with one thing being certain, china were going to win. With the top 4 Chinese players all making the semi-finals, they eliminated the chance of any European names stepping on the podium. Portugal’s Marcos Freitas made it to the quarters respectively, where he was just short of reaching the semi’s losing out to Zhang Jike 11-4 in the seventh set. The finals saw the world no 1 Xu Xin face the no 2 Ma Long. Despite Xu Xin being the higher ranked, either

Feb 09

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Jan 11

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  • China Dominate 2015 World Team Cup! (VIDEOS)
    Today on the 11th December the Men’s and Women’s team finals took place at the 2015 World Team Cup in the city of Bangkoki, Tailand! The Men’s Singles final saw Japan’s Jun Mizutani take on Germany’s Dimitrij Ovtcharov! Full results and video below.


    Zhang Jike in action!

    On route to the final, Team China Men eliminated Austria, Egypt, Brazil and Chinese Taipei.

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