Team Butterfly

ITTF World Ranking – Updates

Butterfly Player October World Ranking Report: Timo Moves Back Up to World Top 5! The latest ITTF world rankings have been released and it’s Timo Boll who replaces fellow Butterfly Player Zhang Jike to take the...

Butterfly Stars at WTTC 2017

As the World Championships grow near, we take a closer look at the Butterfly stars and hopes competing in the Düsseldorf event..   Friday, May 26 Timo Boll: the architect joins the killer Timo Boll ...

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...

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 ...

12-year-old shakes up the world

With attributes like ‘prodigy’ and ‘exceptional talent’, Tomokazu Harimoto, who turned 13 years old at the end of June, has been showered with superlatives in Japan and has attracted the highest expectations. S...

Goodbye Michael Maze!

A few days ago, danish Superstar and Butterfly player Michael Maze declared his retirement from professional table tennis. After a long history of injury, surgical operations and countless comeback-attempts, he...

Liam Pitchford – Hungry for more

Among the title winners, the World Team Championships 2016 in Malaysia have produced a lot of surprises, as we previously reported. Among them - if not the biggest success - was the bronze medal for Team Englan...

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...