Live in Europe, China, Hong Kong, the Middle East and Austria; the 2009 World Team Cup will receive better television coverage than ever before.
The World Team Cup will be seen live in Europe by Eurosport (see local listings for timings), in China by CCTV5, in Hong Kong by Hong Kong Cable, in the Middle East by Dubai Sports Channel and ORF, Austria, will make sure the HB-pictures will look great.
TV Tokyo, Japan, will also cover the event but on a delayed basis.
They have two very interesting teams in the competition.
The Austrian city of Linz is European Capital of Culture this year and will stage the biennial table tennis World Team Cup.
ITTF�s online channel itTV will broadcast live from the Intersport-Arena in Linz from October 24, 08:00 GMT.
A total of 300,000 US dollars is waiting for the teams.
While most of the countries trust in experienced players, China and Japan line up an interesting generation of rising stars.
The average age of the men�s and women�s squads of the teams from the Far East is around 20 years, but they do surely not lack quality!