German Open – Showcases 47 of top 50 in the World

On January 31, the German Open will be the first ITTF Tour Event of 2016. The announcement this week shows some real excitement for the event – and not just among Germany’s elite players. The draw will include 47 of the top 50 men in the World Rankings – and, in fact, every player in the TOP 30 in the World will be in attendance.

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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.

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Butterfly Teams Live Stream

2015-Butterfly-TeamsHigh profile table tennis returns to Philadelphia over Thanksgiving weekend after an 8 year hiatus. Philadelphia, famous for its cheesesteaks, universities and American history, played host to the 2008 USA Table Tennis Olympic Trials almost 8 years ago. This year, tournament director Dan Seemiller and tournament referee Mark Nordby are excited to bring almost 70 teams (200+ players) to the City of Brotherly Love for the third Butterfly Thanksgiving Teams event.

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