Timeline of Table Tennis Milestones with thanks to the late Ron Crayden (ENG)and his book, The Story of Table Tennis -the first 100 years with updates by the ITTF Museum 1880s Adaption of lawn tennis to the dining table with improvised equipment 1890s Several patents registered in England and the USA Manufactured sets produced under trade names such as Gossima, and Indoor Tennis, with Lawn Tennis style rules 1900 Introduction of celluloid balls to replace rubber and cork ones.
In 1903, Arnold Parker, a champion table tennis player formulated the first law in table tennis. The game lost its popularity in 1904 because the cost of the racket and the ball went high. When it regained its popularity in 1922, different national associations were formed in 1926, one of which was the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) which was established in Berlin.
History of Table Tennis • The game was originated in Britain and was originally called Ping-Pong • Firstly used books as net and rackets and a golf ball • In 1901 the name Ping-Pong trademarked by J.Jaques&Son • In 1901 new celluloid balls discovered by James Gibb • In 1901 modern version of racket invented by E.C.Goode • In 1902 First unofficial World Championship.
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Table Tennis Commonly known as Ping Pong Historical Facts First played in 1864 as a quiet parlor game. It has been called several names: “indoor tennis” Gossima (name given by a British Manufacturing Co.) Ping pong: (a name derived by the sound of the ball hitting the table and paddle – Parker Brothers , manufacturers patented the name.
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1901: Table tennis is first brought to China via western settlements. 1902: Englishman E.C.Goode is credited with putting pebbled rubber on his wooden blade, allowing him to put more spin on the ball. This is the forerunner of the ordinary pimpled rubber racket, which will dominate table tennis until 1952.
Ping-pang? 1890 Origin tabletennis Elastic solid ballHollow ball wood plankracquet 20 th century Origin Americanmaker created "ping-pang" firsttime, soundslike table tennis crashing onto newterm also became his unique logo "ping-pang"field..
The Ping-Pong Association which was formed then later became The Table Tennis Association in 1922. In 1902, a university professor took the game back to Japan, where his university students got introduced to it. After that, a salesman who went by the name Edward Shires took it to the people of Budapest.
History. The game was invented in England in the early days of the 20th century and was originally called Ping-Pong, a trade name. The name table tennis was adopted in 1921–22 when the old Ping-Pong Association formed in 1902 was revived. The original association had broken up about 1905, though apparently the game continued to be played in parts of England outside London and by the 1920s was being played in many countries.