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Suzhou 2015: Go, Go, Go!

Stars and starlets converge in Suzhou China at the start of the Qoros World Table Tennis championships 2015. Who will get the title? Can Liu Shiwen win it? Can Zhang Jike defend it? Or will we see some unex...
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New poly balls: How do we bounce?

There is a recurring theme in the table tennis world at the moment: The new plastic balls. Everybody is talking about the switch and issueing early goodbyes to the established celluloid. Fact is, starting from ...
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Why are the Chinese so strong?

A text by Takahiro SATO and Manabu NAKAGAWA. There are diverse and complex reasons for China’s strength and dominance in table tennis, it is impossible to name just one reason, and surely “strength in numbers” ...
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Know how: Timo Boll — his topspin play

One of the main reasons for Timo Bolls ongoing success among the top players in the world — even his world rank no.1 – is for sure his excellent topspin technique on both sides.  “Both sides” in this case do...
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Japan Table 2014 — Social Stream

In Tokyo oder @home — this is Your World Championships! Follow our team on site and become a part of Tokyo and "Japan Table 2014"... Here is how: ButterflyMAG.com/JapanTable You can get daily video updates f...