Liu Shiwen – Queen of the World Cups

Having both beauty and strength, Liu Shiwen is one of the most popular female Table Tennis players in the planet. She is currently ranked first in the world and has been dominating the world ranking since Septe...

Jun Mizutani – Redemption in Rio

Jun Mizutani already has his mind on the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In September the Japanese star was announced, by the Japanese Table Tennis Association, as one of the players to...

Richard Prause: „Well prepared!”

The European Championships are over - the discussion commences. We interviewed Richard Prause after the event. Ladies first! How did you witness the Ladies' team events? SHAN Xiaona Germany's ladies have ...

Switch to winning – in your mind

Michael Maze, towel break During time-outs, towel- or gamebreaks: Without a personal coach it can be very difficult to stay fully focused when a game is in danger of turning on you. Sometimes it's hard even w...

First score for Team Europe

Coach Richard Prause ... and how it happened. Just like last year, this instance of "Asia vs. Europe", officially the "ZFTC Cup Euro-Asia All Stars" was hosted by the city of Zhang Jiagang in China. I was abl...

„Farewell from WSA“

Richard Prause „Ok, Richie Prause is leaving to become Sports Director for the German Table Tennis Association. How will WSA react?“ this is a question I hear alot these days. "Will everything remain the same...

Never alone – Chuang Chih-Yuan

Every table tennis fan knows his name, his signature agressive play with these incredibly fast legs. But what do we actually know about Chuang Chih-Yuan? Where did he start his career? The sympathetic Chuang ha...