Paddle Palace Moves Headquarters

World leader in table tennis moves headquarters to Tigard (original article posted on Nov 9, 2015 in “The Times” a Pamplin Media Group publication, headquartered in Portland Oregon) | Written by Geoff Pursinger | Paddle Palace plans to open club at Tigard location, get more Oregonians playing world’s second most…

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40th Anniversary of Ping Pong Diplomacy: Zhejiang University in Hangzhou

Ping Pong Diplomacy in HangzhouThis video is a CNC television report from Hangzhou about an event at Zhejiang University celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Ping Pong Diplomacy. Judy Hoarfrost of Paddle Palace, an original Ping Pong Diplomacy Team member, traveled with the delegation.

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Los Angeles Times article: Ping Pong Diplomacy July 8, 2011

Front page of Los Angeles Times Sports Section July 8, 2011: It has been 40 years since Ping Pong Diplomacy helped pave the way for China to enter the world’s community and Tim Boggan is growing tired of the diplomacy involved in celebrating Ping Pong Diplomacy. In 1971, the table tennis historian was one of the first Americans to enter China since 1949. But he says the speeches commemorating the 40-year anniversary are full of “niceties” and “politeness” to the point that nobody listens. So when Boggan rises to talk about his unlikely trip to China he delivers an original oration every time…

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