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Team events signal start of play in Kingston

by Ian Marshall, Editor In the Men’s Team event, Guyana represented by Shemar Britton, Christopher Franklin and Joel Alleyne alongside the Dominican Republic’s Emil Santos, Samuel Galvez and...

Pride restored, Ovidiu Ionescu upholds national honour

by Ian Marshall, Editor Winner of the Under 21 Men’s Singles title on the ITTF World Tour in 2009 in Kuwait, when he beat Egypt’s Mohamed El-Beiali in...

Success in Myanmar, Zeng Beixun moves a level higher in Belgrade

by Ian Marshall, Editor Listed at no.9 on the current Under 15 Boys’ World Rankings but not named on the Under 18 list, at the final hurdle Zeng...

Initial stage concludes, surprise first places plentiful

by Ian Marshall, Editor Tense hard fought matches were the order of the day as Marek Badowski narrowly beat Italy’s Niagol Stoyanov (13-11, 12-10, 8-11, 3-11, 11-9, 8-11,...

An omen for Emmanuel Lebesson, a lucky number?

by Ian Marshall, Editor History suggests that a surprise winner does not repeat the feat and even those who started amongst favourites, find retention difficult; this presents an...

Benin Republic, igniting interest amongst young people

Located in West Africa, for seven days from Friday 31st August to Thursday 6th September, the Youth Centre in Cotonou, the capital of...

New century, now Germany the nation to beat

by Ian Marshall, Editor In 2009, somewhat ironically, Michael Maze won on German soil in Stuttgart when the odds favoured the host nation; meanwhile, Vladimir Samsonov succeeded in...

Champions return, the attraction as strong as ever

by Ian Marshall, Editor Vladimir Samsonov repeated the success in 2003 in Courmayeur and retained the title two years later in Aarhus; similarly, in 2002 in Zagreb, for a second time Ni Xialian stood on the top step of the...

Cristian Pletea crowned victorious once again

by Simon Daish Starting the final day with a disappointing seven games defeat to Laurens Devos (12-10, 11-6, 5-11, 12-10, 7-11, 7-11, 11-8), but Cristian Pletea fought back...

French stars collect Cadet titles in Vila Real

by Simon Daish Requiring just five games to claim her opening win of the day against Arina Slautina (9-11, 11-9, 12-10, 11-9, 11-6), Prithika Pavade went on to...

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