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Table Hockey in Lithuania

By Paulius Kestauskas / March 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

Stalo Ritulio Istorija Lietuvoje Article by Paulius Kestauskas, Vilnius, Lithuania Introduction This is a story about my home country Lithuania and the sport of table hockey. I will introduce you to our location in Europe, and provide some facts about our population, language, economy, governing membership and, of course, sports!  Then I will introduce you […]

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Proud History of Table Hockey in Ukraine

By Yana Savchuk / January 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

Soviet Era to Modern Ukraine, Article by Yana Savchuk, Chevrnsti, Ukraine “Foreword” by Gregory Scoma The game of table hockey has existed for more than ninety years in various parts of the world. In Ukraine, table hockey was not well-known, not widely-available or popular. That is, until a single event triggered table hockey becoming known […]

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«Evolution of Table Hockey in Russia»

By Mariia Maksimova / October 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

A wonderful short story about the history of table hockey in Russia that quickly carries the reader from 1957 to today. The role of Soviet Union’s Bandy (field hockey) team and Yury Gagarin, the world’s first cosmonaut, played in giving rise to the popularity of table hockey. When Russia first entered international tournaments, subsequent achievements, and mention of inventors, cartoonists, fiction writers — all contributed to the rise and popularity of table hockey in Russia today.

Mariia, also hand-picked from the WTHA’s Shop, autographed hockey jerseys from famous Russian ice hockey players that you can buy!

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Photograph, circle, of Mariia Maksimova, World Table Hockey Association, Russia, wearing Russian fur hat.

Mariia Maksimova

By Mariia Maksimova / May 2, 2019 / 1 Comment

Mariia Maksimova – Journalist and Creative Writer, a Member of WTHA’s Communications Team World Table Hockey Association  Samara, Russia   Mariia Maksimova, Samara, Russia Mariia Maksimova is a creative writer, journalist and an active member of the World Table Hockey Association’s Communications team. She is the youngest of our writers and publishers, but still very […]

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Is the WTHA, Table Hockey’s Answer for Success?

By Gregory Scoma / February 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Achieving Milestones and Skating Toward Goals – WTHA’s Pace Remains Brisk! FEBRUARY 8, 2019 – WASHINGTON, D.C. The World Table Hockey Association (WTHA) has news about new staff and events to publicize in the coming days. The news is good news for the entire table hockey ecosystem. An overview of Table Hockey’s ecosystem and work to […]

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Happy New Year Canada!!!

By Gregory Scoma / January 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Happy New Year Canada! OTTAWA, ON., MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019 By now, you and most everyone are back home from the holidays, returned to work or school and probably some of you have actually begun to keep your New Year’s resolutions. Good for you! We trust you had a wonderful holiday; that you spent quality […]

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History Made, Milestones Reached, and New Goals Set!

By Gregory Scoma / December 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Annual Meeting of the World Table Hockey Association WASHINGTON, DC, Saturday, December 15, 2018 Annual Meeting. The Board of Directors of World Table Hockey Association from the west coast to the east coast of Canada and the United States met by teleconference to review accomplishments and achievements, financial and legal matters, and to plan and […]

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Improving the WTHA’s Website & Construction

By Gregory Scoma / November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

The good news, we are growing our website and adding new features to improve your experience! The bad news was going to be that some pages may load slowly. But, we since figured out that we inadvertently sent out about 400 Tweets. While no one has contacted us to complain, we want to get out in […]

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Breaking News – LOI and Bid Proposal Deadlines Extended!

By Gregory Scoma / October 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

“Letter of Interest” Deadline Extended to Friday, November 9, 2018 for the US and Canada “Bid Proposal” Deadline Extended to Wednesday, November 21, 2018 for the US and Canada WASHINGTON DC, October. 25, 2018 — In response to requests from potential bid communities in the United States and Canada, the World Table Hockey Association is extending its deadline […]

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PRESS RELEASE: WTHA Releases RFP for Bid to Host Table Hockey Events

By Gregory Scoma / October 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Update: New, RFP version 2, with LOI and Bid Proposal Dates Extended! WASHINGTON DC, October. 25, 2018 — In response to requests from potential bid communities in the United States and Canada, the World Table Hockey Association is extending its deadline to receive “Letters of Interest” (LOI) from Friday, October 26 to Friday, November 09, 2018. Click […]

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