This is long overdue, but I’ve finally had a chance to update gateball.com.au. I made the original version back in 2006 with the help of Mike Hunter. Continue reading
With more than 600 players from four continents and a mega-budget, the 2010 World Gateball Championship in Shanghai, China, lays claim to being the biggest mallet sports tournament in the world. Continue reading
By Bob Alman with Paul Salisbury and Alex Park
As a transplanted British croquet player living and working in Japan, it was only natural that Paul Salisbury should develop an interest in the hoop-and-ball game played by millions in the far east and now spreading throughout the world. We asked him for his personal take on the game, based on his experience of finding a club in Japan and playing there regularly. Would he play gateball if there were a croquet club handy? We were too polite to ask. Alex Park is another matter: he is spreading the word to croquet clubs in the West and recommending to club managers that they include the scaled-down variant in their lawn programs.
Read the full article in Croquet World Online.