Category Archives: Donic

Following the German Team During the Holidays

dima-xmas “Driving home for Christmas” is not just a Christmas hit by Chris Rea, but also the motto of most of our table tennis stars. During the holidays, they set aside the bat and enjoy the peace in the family circle. We have asked some of our Olympic heroes how they spend Christmas and what they want under the Christmas tree.

Two More Days for Our Black Friday

New Blades & Free Case Offer! Two Days Left to take advantage of Paddle Palace’s Black Friday Deals.

Live Streaming of the European Championships

21144529965_806b7ee0bc_kLive Streaming of the 2016 European Championships – And rewatch the key finals matches. Visit Paddle Palace for updates.

Olympians’ Equipment: Play Like the Pros with Paddle Palace

olympians-small When the best in the World battled in Rio, each used the combination of equipment that gave them the best chance to win.  Each has a different combination (likely taking their sponsors into account), often mixing rubber types and even mixing brands.  Find your personal best combination at Paddle Palace.  Click on the links below for additional equipment information from these six medalists

Dima Ovtcharov: Busy Property


At the Olympic Games in Rio the German Team will be led by Germany’s No. 1 Dimitrij Ovtcharov. So far, he has always felt comfortable at the Olympics – two games, three medals. We talked to the 27-year-old about the Olympics and…

Timo Boll Wins Hamm Olympic Test

-w300_olympia_vorbereitungs_turnier_hamm_2016_siegerehrung_foto_fl_400bTimo Boll won the Olympic test tournament in Hamm (16 July 2016). In the final, the current European champion left World No. 9 Vladimir Samsonov no chance. In the semifinals, Boll had claimed a seven set victory in the internal German duel against Dimitrij Ovtcharov.

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This Week Only – Save 15% on New Donic Clothing //AND// If your order is over $30, enter FREECLEAN to receive one bottle of the New Paddle Palace Rubber Cleaner.

Ovtcharov Interview- Equipment, Europe v. China, and 2016

proxyKey Quotes from the Interview: “I’m not that happy with myself. I want to improve myself in the next 7 months till Rio Olympics. Better planning, set weekly and monthly goals and control how I achieve my goals. If I miss some days then Ma Long already has an advantage over me as he does not miss any day. I cannot accept that. I have to work hard.”

Chinese Trials – Videos and Highlights

Untitled-2The Chinese Trials have concluded: (1st) Xu Xin, (2nd) Zhang Jike, (3rd) Ma Long, (4th) Fan Zhendong, (5th) Lin Gaoyuan. Watch here as we show videos of some of the highlights of the week –

Dimitrij Ovtcharov – Germany’s 2015 Sportsman of the Year

9dfeb516-b532-11e5-a4f7-f80f41fc63ceGermany’s sports fans have chosen their Sportsman of the Year: Gesa Felicitas Krause, Dimitrij Ovtcharov and FC Bayern München win the SPORT1-sponsored prize for their success in 2015. Germany’s largest audience-awarded prize in sport – the fans have chosen: Gesa Felicitas Krause, Dimitrij Ovtcharov and Bayern MunichMüller in Erklärungsnot have been awarded The SPORT1 award in the categories of “female athlete 2015”, “athlete 2015” and “Team 2015”. The award was chosen via secure online vote.

Dima Ovtcharov: King of Europe

cat302_onlineLast month, Dimitrij Ovtcharov defended and retained his title of European Men’s Champion. His dominant performance extended to the team event as well, finishing without a single loss through a week of play against the best that Europe had to offer. With the title, Ovtcharov qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, an opportunity to improve upon his 2012 Bronze medal in London.

Jan-Ove Waldner Turns 50

waldner-team An interview with J-O Waldner at his 50th Birthday Celebration.

DONIC Player Profile: Wang Xi


DONIC Player Profile – Wang Xi of RhönSprudel Fulda Maberzell.

Persson and Karlsson – Classic Training Excercises 2 – Exhibition Match

cherry hill1Persson and Karlsson exhibition match.

Persson and Karlsson – Classic Table Tennis Training Exercises

cherry hill1Persson and Karlsson exhibition match.

Ovtcharov, Jiangsu: A Good Superleague Start


After two less successful performances in the Chinese Super League, Dimitrij Ovtcharov’s team celebrated on Tuesday its first two victories this season in the strongest league in the world.  His club Jiangsu had a 3: 1 victory over Guangdong. 

Donic Player Profile: Patrick Baum


Donic Player Profile: Patrick Baum (World No. 21)

German Open 2015


LIVE FEED – GERMAN OPEN: The world’s best converge on Bremen, Germany for the GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour, German Open (Super),18 Mar 2015 – 22 Mar 2015.

Jorgen Persson: The Story

Jorgen use DONIC Persson Powerplay with Sonex JP Gold on both sides.

Two World Champs Warming-up & Drilling

2 Sweden Table Tennis World Champions: 1991 Jorgen Persson vs 1971 Stellan Bengtsson – Practice in San Diego USA (July 9, 2010) Stellan exclusively uses JUIC equipment. Jorgen is sponsored by DONIC.