India Open – incredible Harimoto

„Thank you, India!", something the Butterfly Players Tomokazu HARIMOTO and Mathilda EKHOLM might have thought after their performance at the India Open 2017. Their performance indeed was sensational, even thoug...

Europe Top16 – The World Cup Ticket

Picturesque Antibes, right on the shores of the mediterranean sea is host city to this year's Europe Top16 tournament - sponsored by Butterfly. Meeting there from February 03 - 05 will be the best players of Eu...

The Wong Chun Ting Story

While Shakehand players dominate table tennis on all continents, a young player using the penhold grip has entered the World Top 10 - Wong Chun Ting. Climbing the ladder: Wong Chun Ting Wong Chun Ting In ...

Ai Fukuhara and Chiang Hung Chieh

Congratulations! On September 1st Japan's Ai Fukuhara and Chiang Hung Chieh from Taiwan married. It was made official at a joint statement of Ai Fukuhara, who just won the bronze medal at the Olympic games in ...

World Cup 2016 – The Breakthrough

The Men's World Cup 2016  in Saarbrücken was played without established superstars such as Zhang Jike, Ma Long, Timo Boll or Jun Mizutani.  This however made for interesting matches and gave valuable insight in...

Two medals for Germany – Richie’s review

The Olympic Games 2016 are finished, while the Paralympics are in full swing. It is time for us to take a look at the results, focusing on the german national team. Who better to do it than longtime Butterfly c...

Table Tennis in Malta

Haven’t yet chosen your training camp destination? Haven’t yet visited the Maltese Islands? The Malta International Table Tennis Centre (MITTC) can be your unforgettable Table Tennis Experience combining both T...