Welcome to our official Ping magazine, one which visits the four corners of the world. Read about what happened in the table tennis world since our last issue. In a few days the QOROS 2015 World Championships will commence; alongside the Olympic Games, it is the greatest event in our sport. It is the tournament that is steeped in tradition. Comparatively, the Olympic Games, which first saw table tennis staged in Seoul in 1988, is a relative infant. Always at a World Championships there are moments of sheer drama, memorable matches that are impinged in the mind for eternity.