ASA Foundation, one of the six recipients of the Dream Building Fund powered by GSD, targets four pillars of sustainability: human, social, economic, and environmental, in their initiative, Table Tennis for Education.
The International and European Sport Organisation (ISOs) Activate Citizens (INTERACT) toolkit is live! The INTERACT Project led by TAFISA (The Association for International Sport for All) encourages ISOs to develop and promote Sport for All and physical activities. The toolkit was introduced during the INTERACT Closing Conference on 2 December 2022.
New festival will incorporate World Alzheimer’s Championships along with other events promoting healthy lifestyles. The ITTF Foundation announced today at the ITTF Summit the creation of the inaugural TT4Heatlh Festival, an expansion of the already successful World Parkinson’s Championships.
ITTF Foundation also announces 23 April as new date honouring the sport’s long history. The ITTF Foundation announced today that World Table Tennis Day 2023 will bring the table tennis community together in a commitment to and celebration of sustainability under the slogan “Think sustainably, act now”.
ITTF and ITTF Foundation President Petra Sörling visited the Foundation Headquarters in Leipzig, Germany, in November 2022. During the visit, President Sörling had fruitful meetings with several stakeholders, including the Mayor of Leipzig, Special Olympics International, and International Coaching Course (ITK) Leipzig University to shape future collaborations in utilising sports for positive social change.
ITTF Foundation Programmes Team conducted a one-day online workshop for our Dream Building Fund project worldwide to close the knowledge gap on Sport for Development (S4D), United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and Table Tennis for Development (TT4D).
High standards, it has been the phrase on the lips of everyone, players, coaches, officials, or whoever at the Andalucia 2022 World Para Table Tennis Championships in Granada; the level of play, the venue and general overall presentation has opened eyes wide.
The ITTF and its Foundation, along with the IOC through its Ukraine Solidarity fund, supported Ukraine, contributing to the team’s participation in Granada. Table Tennis United, through the ITTF Foundation, has been helping the Ukrainian team as it navigates through the ongoing crises caused by the war in its country.
Affective leadership is one of the DBF 20 projects initiated by Asociación Colombiana De Mujer y Deporte in Colombia. In Calarcá, a municipality in the eastern part of Quindío in Colombia, Asomujer y Deporte saw a significant risk of various social issues for local teenagers. Through table tennis training and education programme, the project aims to promote positive decision-making, body care, reduce gender-based violence and increase self-esteem in children under 16.