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Golds at World Finals highlight Japan’s challenge to China’s table tennis dominance - South China Morning Post
17 Dec 2018

Golds at World Finals highlight Japan’s challenge to China’s table tennis dominance  South China Morning Post

It may be too early to say China cannot continue their domination in table tennis at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as they used to, but the “national sport” is under ...


Introducing Africa’s most successful Olympic table tennis player of all time: Quadri Aruna - Olympic News - Olympics
19 Nov 2018

Introducing Africa’s most successful Olympic table tennis player of all time: Quadri Aruna - Olympic News  Olympics

Two decades after he took up table tennis on the streets of Oyo, in south-western Nigeria, Quadri Aruna became the first African to reach an Olympic quarterfinal.


Clean sweep for China’s new wave of table tennis talent - Olympic News - Olympics
20 Nov 2018

Clean sweep for China’s new wave of table tennis talent - Olympic News  Olympics

The clean sweep was China's second in a row at the Youth Olympic Games, with their players also completing a golden table tennis hat-trick at Nanjing 2014.


Funke Oshonaike: 7th Olympics Appearances Shaky - THISDAY Newspapers
15 Dec 2018

Funke Oshonaike: 7th Olympics Appearances Shaky  THISDAY Newspapers

Funke Oshonaike's dream is to become the first female athlete to participate in seven Olympic Games and few doubted her ability to achieve the feat considering ...


Tokyo 2020: Fourteen sports to get funding boost from Aspiration Fund - BBC Sport
07 Dec 2018

Tokyo 2020: Fourteen sports to get funding boost from Aspiration Fund  BBC Sport

Fourteen Olympic and Paralympic sports receive investment from the new £3m Aspiration Fund to help support their ambitions for Tokyo 2020.


'Fatty' Liu sets table for China success, Sport News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
08 Dec 2018

'Fatty' Liu sets table for China success, Sport News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

BEIJING • Liu Guoliang has been lovingly dubbed "the fatty who doesn't know how to play table tennis", but he is still the man most trusted to return China to ...


Former YOG stars reach new heights - Olympic News - Olympics
10 Dec 2018

Former YOG stars reach new heights - Olympic News  Olympics

Deng Wei, Kuo Hsing-chun and Chayuttra Pramongkhol Chinese weightlifter Deng Wei has proved to be almost unbeatable since winning gold at the YOG ...


Memories From Tokyo's 1964 Olympics Will Live On In Venues Reused For 2020 Games - TeamUSA.org
11 Dec 2018

Memories From Tokyo's 1964 Olympics Will Live On In Venues Reused For 2020 Games  TeamUSA.org

By Todd Kortemeier | Dec. 11, 2018, 12:01 a.m. (ET). The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 run July 24-Aug. 9, 2020, and while they may be nearly 20 months away ...


Hosting 1st Winter Olympics voted top S. Korean sports news story of '18 - Yonhap News Agency
16 Dec 2018

Hosting 1st Winter Olympics voted top S. Korean sports news story of '18  Yonhap News Agency

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's hosting of its first Winter Olympics topped the list of the country's most memorable sports news stories of 2018, ...


Climbing listed to receive backing by Aspiration Fund for Tokyo 2020 Olympics - British Mountaineering Council
07 Dec 2018

Climbing listed to receive backing by Aspiration Fund for Tokyo 2020 Olympics  British Mountaineering Council

The new Olympic sport of climbing will receive £192,500 investment from the Aspiration Fund along with 14 other sports. A total of 14 Olympic and Paralympic ...


IOC Ranks Quadri Africa’s most talented table tennis player - Brila
30 Nov 2018

IOC Ranks Quadri Africa’s most talented table tennis player  Brila

IOC has described Nigerian table tennis star Aruna Quadri as Africa's most talented and successful Olympic table tennis player of all time, two years after ...


Me, The Change: Olympian with Down Syndrome On Her Journey to Gold - The Quint
17 Dec 2018

Me, The Change: Olympian with Down Syndrome On Her Journey to Gold  The Quint

Sneha Verma, from Kharghar in Mumbai, was born with Down Syndrome. She represented India at the Special Olympics Games in Los Angeles in 2015 and ...


Olympics: AOC slams funding cuts for minor sports ahead of Tokyo - Reuters
25 Nov 2018

Olympics: AOC slams funding cuts for minor sports ahead of Tokyo  Reuters

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has hit out at funding cuts to minor sports announced on Monday, saying they would create "enormous problems" for ...


I’ll make history as only African woman to participate in seven Olympics —Oshonaike - The Punch
07 Dec 2018

I’ll make history as only African woman to participate in seven Olympics —Oshonaike  The Punch

Nigerian table tennis star, Funke Oshonaike, says if she qualifies for Tokyo Olympics in 2020, she will go down in history as the only female in Africa to ...


Asoju Oba Cup was our Olympics — Oshodi - The Punch
23 Nov 2018

Asoju Oba Cup was our Olympics — Oshodi  The Punch

Having churned out some of the country's finest stars in the last 50 years, the annual Asoju Oba Cup has become the bedrock of modern table tennis ...


The surprising source of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals - BBC News
27 Nov 2018

The surprising source of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals  BBC News

In an act of 21st Century alchemy, Japan is turning obsolete electronics into Olympic and Paralympic medals. Can their ambition show us how to deal with ...


Mixed Inter-Korean Duetto wins Silver in Ping Pong Tournament - Prensa Latina
15 Dec 2018

Mixed Inter-Korean Duetto wins Silver in Ping Pong Tournament  Prensa Latina

Seoul, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The mixed duo of South Korea''s Jang Woo-jin and North Korea''s Cha Hyo-sim won today''s silver medal in the final of the ...


With Commonwealth Games Inclusion A Possibility, Cricket's Olympic Dreams Tantalize - Forbes
26 Nov 2018

With Commonwealth Games Inclusion A Possibility, Cricket's Olympic Dreams Tantalize  Forbes

Women's T20 cricket could feature at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, raising hopes of the sport's inclusion at major multi-sports events, including the Olympics.


Young set Olympic challenge - Royal Gazette
12 Dec 2018

Young set Olympic challenge  Royal Gazette

Zichari Young has been challenged to represent Bermuda in the 2020 Olympic Qualifications after being listed in the...


Drama aplenty as NSF ends in Abuja - The Punch
16 Dec 2018

Drama aplenty as NSF ends in Abuja  The Punch

As the 19th National Sports Festival ends in Abuja today, Idris Adesina examines the highs and lows of the 10-day sports fiesta After a six-year h...


Getting a medal for recycling: How old devices are turned into Olympic medals for Tokyo 2020 - Olympics
25 Nov 2018

Getting a medal for recycling: How old devices are turned into Olympic medals for Tokyo 2020  Olympics

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Fifty years on, China ramps up 'ping-pong diplomacy' in South Pacific - Reuters
03 Dec 2018

Fifty years on, China ramps up 'ping-pong diplomacy' in South Pacific  Reuters

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - Inside a Chinese-funded facility perched on a steep hill overlooking Port Moresby's sparkling harbor, Papua New Guinea's best ...


New Jersey Table Tennis Club player follows his dream from China to NJ to US Open Championships - MyCentralJersey.com
03 Dec 2018

New Jersey Table Tennis Club player follows his dream from China to NJ to US Open Championships  MyCentralJersey.com

New Jersey Table Tennis Club player, Bojun Zhangliang, is following his Olympic dream by competing as an individual in the US Open Championships.


Legend Liu elected new president of table tennis association - China.org.cn
01 Dec 2018

Legend Liu elected new president of table tennis association  China.org.cn

China's table tennis legend Liu Guoliang was elected as new president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association on Saturday in Beijing. Liu, the world's most ...


Increasing number of unified Korean sports teams forming since Pyeongchang Olympics - The Hankyoreh
29 Nov 2018

Increasing number of unified Korean sports teams forming since Pyeongchang Olympics  The Hankyoreh

Public consensus for unified teams varies for each sport.


Table tennis shot video: Christopher Chen highlight goes viral - NEWS.com.au
27 Nov 2018

Table tennis shot video: Christopher Chen highlight goes viral  NEWS.com.au

Norwegian teenager Christopher Chen had no idea the can of worms he was releasing when he optimistically stuck his table tennis paddle up from the depths.


Fifty Years On, China Ramps Up ‘Ping-Pong Diplomacy’ in South Pacific - The Epoch Times
04 Dec 2018

Fifty Years On, China Ramps Up ‘Ping-Pong Diplomacy’ in South Pacific  The Epoch Times

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea—Inside a Chinese-funded facility perched on a steep hill overlooking Port Moresby's sparkling harbor, Papua New ...


Stay Active This Winter With Indoor Soccer Leagues & Pickleball Clinics - Williamson Source
17 Dec 2018

Stay Active This Winter With Indoor Soccer Leagues & Pickleball Clinics  Williamson Source

Williamson County Parks and Rec is helping you stay active this winter with the opportunity to join a co-ed indoor soccer league or participate in a pickleball ...


China complete table tennis clean sweep - Olympic News - Olympics
15 Oct 2018

China complete table tennis clean sweep - Olympic News  Olympics

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Youth Olympics: Nayre out of medal contention in table tennis - ABS-CBN News
09 Oct 2018

Youth Olympics: Nayre out of medal contention in table tennis  ABS-CBN News

Jann Mari Nayre's bid for a medal in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games came to an end on Tuesday, after he dropped his match to Kanak Jha of the United States ...


Youth Olympics: The Project's Josh Thompson faces table tennis ace Nathan Xu - Newshub
05 Oct 2018

Youth Olympics: The Project's Josh Thompson faces table tennis ace Nathan Xu  Newshub

The New Zealand Youth Olympic team is headed for Buenos Aires, Argentina, but before they left, The Project co-host Josh Thompson put one of their best ...


Brazil’s Takahashi sets sights on table tennis gold - Olympic News - Olympics
09 Oct 2018

Brazil’s Takahashi sets sights on table tennis gold - Olympic News  Olympics

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LI teen table tennis star aims for Tokyo Olympics - News 12 Long Island
02 Sep 2018

LI teen table tennis star aims for Tokyo Olympics  News 12 Long Island

A 17-year-old table tennis star from West Hempstead is setting her sights on the Olympics.


The Olympic Athlete: "I Felt Trapped And Alone. Then I Had To Go Compete For Medals" - Esquire.co.uk
30 Jul 2018

The Olympic Athlete: "I Felt Trapped And Alone. Then I Had To Go Compete For Medals"  Esquire.co.uk

In a new series, Esquire talks to successful men about a time they struggled with their mental health. Here, one of Britain's leading table tennis stars and ...


This is Kanak Jha, America's table tennis phenom - ESPN
02 Jul 2018

This is Kanak Jha, America's table tennis phenom  ESPN

The youngest athlete -- and the first born in the 21st century -- to represent the U.S. at the 2016 Olympics and the Table Tennis World Cup is changing American ...


NY teenage table tennis player aims for Olympics - Fox5NY
14 Aug 2018

NY teenage table tennis player aims for Olympics  Fox5NY

Don't let her smile fool you. Estee Ackerman, of West Hempstead, Long Island, is a self-proclaimed pingpong prodigy. She has been playing for more than half ...


Senior Olympics table tennis draws the best | Sports - The Oakland Press
17 Aug 2018

Senior Olympics table tennis draws the best | Sports  The Oakland Press

ROCHESTER >> Yousif Nissan has played table tennis all over the world. On Friday he was the favorite at the Michigan Senior Olympics table tennis ...


Kanak Jha Goes From Olympics To Youth Olympics, Becomes First US Man To Win A Table Tennis Medal At Either Games - TeamUSA.org
10 Oct 2018

Kanak Jha Goes From Olympics To Youth Olympics, Becomes First US Man To Win A Table Tennis Medal At Either Games  TeamUSA.org

By Brandon Penny | Oct. 10, 2018, 7:54 p.m. (ET). Kanak Jha celebrates a point at the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Oct. 10, 2018 in ...


Youth Olympic Games table tennis: Archana Kamath’s brilliant run comes to an end, finishes fourth - Scroll.in
11 Oct 2018

Youth Olympic Games table tennis: Archana Kamath’s brilliant run comes to an end, finishes fourth  Scroll.in

She was the first Indian paddler to reach the semi-final of the Youth Olympics.


Milpitas Teen Makes History Winning Table Tennis Olympic Bronze - Milpitas, CA Patch
11 Oct 2018

Milpitas Teen Makes History Winning Table Tennis Olympic Bronze  Milpitas, CA Patch

Ping Pong Bounces Teen Into Olympic History - Milpitas, CA - Kanak Jha, 18, learned to play table tennis when he was a mere 5 years old after watching his ...


Archana Kamath moves into quarter-finals of Youth Olympics table tennis - Scroll.in
09 Oct 2018

Archana Kamath moves into quarter-finals of Youth Olympics table tennis  Scroll.in

The India youngster rallied to beat Hong Kong's Lee Ka Yee 4-2 to one step closer to a podium finish.


Surjan causes upset in preparation for Youth Olympics at European Table Tennis Championships - Insidethegames.biz
18 Sep 2018

Surjan causes upset in preparation for Youth Olympics at European Table Tennis Championships  Insidethegames.biz

Serbian teenager Sabina Surjan caused the day's biggest upset in the women's singles event as she overcame Romania's Adina Diaconu on the opening day...


LOOK: Olympic table-tennis player Yanyan Lariba in her younger years - ABS-CBN News
05 Sep 2018

LOOK: Olympic table-tennis player Yanyan Lariba in her younger years  ABS-CBN News

Philippine sports lost a gem when Lariba passed away Sunday after a bout with leukemia.


Youth Olympic Games: Archana Kamath Loses Table Tennis Bronze Play-Off, Women's Hockey Team Suffers.. - NDTV News
11 Oct 2018

Youth Olympic Games: Archana Kamath Loses Table Tennis Bronze Play-Off, Women's Hockey Team Suffers..  NDTV News

Archana Kamath lost to Romania's Andreea Dragoman 11-8, 11-13, 9-11, 5-11, 9-11 in the semifinal.


Table tennis: Double Olympic medalist Fukuhara announces retirement - Kyodo News Plus
21 Oct 2018

Table tennis: Double Olympic medalist Fukuhara announces retirement  Kyodo News Plus

Ai Fukuhara, a four-time Olympian in women's table tennis for Japan announces on her blog that she is retiring from competition.


2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games: highlights of singles table tennis match - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
11 Oct 2018

2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games: highlights of singles table tennis match - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Kanak Jha (L) of the United States celebrates with his coach after winning the men's singles table tennis bronze medal match against Lin Yun-Ju of Chinese ...


China defeats Japan in table tennis at Summer Youth Olympics - CGTN
11 Oct 2018

China defeats Japan in table tennis at Summer Youth Olympics  CGTN

Team China on Wednesday bagged two gold medals in men's and women's table tennis singles at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics as Wang Chuqin defeated ...


Bulgaria Open: England's Liam Pitchford defeats Olympic and world champion Long - BBC Sport
16 Aug 2018

Bulgaria Open: England's Liam Pitchford defeats Olympic and world champion Long  BBC Sport

Two-time Olympian Liam Pitchford recorded one of the biggest wins in English table tennis history by defeating Olympic and world champion Ma Long at the ...


Tampa girl, a rising table tennis star and Olympic hopeful, plays Lakeland tourney - The Ledger
22 Sep 2018

Tampa girl, a rising table tennis star and Olympic hopeful, plays Lakeland tourney  The Ledger

She's the right age. She's probably the best one we have here. She's pretty close to probably being on the Olympic team.”


Interview: Olympics medal not far away, says table tennis star Sharath Kamal after Asiad glory - Scroll.in
31 Aug 2018

Interview: Olympics medal not far away, says table tennis star Sharath Kamal after Asiad glory  Scroll.in

For the man who holds many a first in Indian table tennis, the title of 'first ever medallist' at the Asiad sits well.


Have to match Asian players by 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Manika Batra - India Today
05 Sep 2018

Have to match Asian players by 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Manika Batra  India Today

Manika Batra became the first Indian female table tennis player to win an Asian Games medal as she and Achanta Sharath Kamal bagged a bronze medal in ...


Youth Olympic Games: Table tennis matches start off PH campaign - INQUIRER.net
08 Oct 2018

Youth Olympic Games: Table tennis matches start off PH campaign  INQUIRER.net

BUENOS AIRES—Jann Mari Nayre has embraced the tension of being the first Filipino who will plunge into action in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games here.


Table tennis academy in Katy trains Olympic hopefuls - KHOU.com
15 Oct 2018

Table tennis academy in Katy trains Olympic hopefuls  KHOU.com

The coaching team at HITTA has several success stories, including Tom Feng, who competed in the Rio Olympics.


North and South Korea teams unite at table tennis world championships - CNN
04 May 2018

North and South Korea teams unite at table tennis world championships  CNN

North and South Korean teams come together at table tennis world championships.


Table Tennis star Sharath Kamal fancies India's chances at 2020 Olympics - India Today
08 Jun 2018

Table Tennis star Sharath Kamal fancies India's chances at 2020 Olympics  India Today

If it were in the hands of Sharath Kamal, he would never want 2018 to end. Last few years had been forgettable but this one has been very special for the table ...


Ex-boss Liu Guoliang returns after 15-month leave from Chinese table tennis - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
27 Sep 2018

Ex-boss Liu Guoliang returns after 15-month leave from Chinese table tennis - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's table tennis legend Liu Guoliang announces his return to the sport's association here on Thursday, 15 months after the ...


Taiwan bags table tennis bronze at Youth Olympics | Entertainment & Sports | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS - Focus Taiwan News Channel
16 Oct 2018

Taiwan bags table tennis bronze at Youth Olympics | Entertainment & Sports | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Buenos Aires, Oct. 15 (CNA) Taiwanese table tennis players Lin Yun-ju (林昀儒) and Su Pei-ling (蘇珮綾) won a bronze medal in the mixed international table ...


Fiteq World Cup: England call up football freestyler who did not know teqball existed - BBC Sport
09 Oct 2018

Fiteq World Cup: England call up football freestyler who did not know teqball existed  BBC Sport

Another football World Cup is about to kick off - one that includes funny looking ping pong tables and football freestylers.


N Korea and S Korea combine rather than play each other - BBC Sport
03 May 2018

N Korea and S Korea combine rather than play each other  BBC Sport

Sport once again demonstrates its ability to rebuild bridges, with a unified Korean side due to compete in the World Team Table Tennis Championships in ...


Table Tennis: Koen Pang and Goi Rui Xuan ready to go the extra mile - The Straits Times
27 Sep 2018

Table Tennis: Koen Pang and Goi Rui Xuan ready to go the extra mile  The Straits Times

Collectively, they have traversed five of the seven continents of the world this year, each travelling to almost 20 countries for training and competition.


Jann Mari Nayre makes history as PH table tennis' first Youth Olympian - Rappler
10 Jun 2018

Jann Mari Nayre makes history as PH table tennis' first Youth Olympian  Rappler

The rising star nabs a slot in the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games.


Nigeria’s Table Tennis queen Oshonaike to retire after 2020 Tokyo Olympics - Brila
18 Sep 2018

Nigeria’s Table Tennis queen Oshonaike to retire after 2020 Tokyo Olympics  Brila

Funke Oshanaike has admitted that she will consider retiring after running in the Olympics in 2020, but is keen to secure her legendary status in Nigeria first.


Ai Fukuhara, Tomokazu Harimoto to take part in Olympic Day table tennis friendly - The Japan Times
08 Jun 2018

Ai Fukuhara, Tomokazu Harimoto to take part in Olympic Day table tennis friendly  The Japan Times

Ai Fukuhara and Tomokazu Harimoto will take part in a mixed table tennis friendly later this month to promote dialogue between North and South Korea and th.


Olympian Ian Lariba passes away - ABS-CBN News
03 Sep 2018

Olympian Ian Lariba passes away  ABS-CBN News

Olympic table tennis player Ian Lariba passed away Sunday night after losing her battle with cancer. She was 23.


Ones to watch at the YOG Buenos Aires 2018 - Olympic News - Olympics
14 Sep 2018

Ones to watch at the YOG Buenos Aires 2018 - Olympic News  Olympics

With 4.000 of the world's best young athletes set to descend on Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) this October, we take a look at some of the ...


Soumyajit Ghosh on rape charge against him: She’s blackmailing me - Hindustan Times
22 Mar 2018

Soumyajit Ghosh on rape charge against him: She’s blackmailing me  Hindustan Times

Soumyajit Ghosh, who has represented India at 2012 and 2016 Olympics, was accused by an 18-year-old of forcing to undergo abortion after the table tennis ...


Ai Fukuhara decided it was right time to step away - The Japan Times
23 Oct 2018

Ai Fukuhara decided it was right time to step away  The Japan Times

There were no traits of a crying baby. Instead of shedding tears, which was her trademark in childhood, Ai Fukuhara kept smiling and repeated the words of.


IOC continues its support for North Korean athletes – with a team at the World Table Tennis Championships in Sweden - Olympic News - Olympics
30 Apr 2018

IOC continues its support for North Korean athletes – with a team at the World Table Tennis Championships in Sweden - Olympic News  Olympics

Olympic Solidarity is covering all costs related to the participation of the North Korean athletes, including air tickets and accommodation, working closely with the ...


Team China eyes Tokyo 2020 after finishing second at Youth Olympics - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
19 Oct 2018

Team China eyes Tokyo 2020 after finishing second at Youth Olympics - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BUENOS, AIRES, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Team China have already set their eyes on the Tokyo Olympic Games after finishing second on the medal table of the ...


North and South Korea lay down table tennis bats to unite in World Team Championships quarter-final - The Independent
03 May 2018

North and South Korea lay down table tennis bats to unite in World Team Championships quarter-final  The Independent

North and South Korea have again turned to sport in another small step towards reconciliation, creating a unified women's table tennis team. The two countries ...


Meet the Olympian bringing table tennis to Freehold - Asbury Park Press
05 Jun 2018

Meet the Olympian bringing table tennis to Freehold  Asbury Park Press

Freehold Borough Schools students got a rare chance to learn about the sport from Olympian Lily Yip.


For table tennis, Asian Games is equivalent to Olympics: Madhurika Patkar aims for top-four finish - Scroll.in
28 Jun 2018

For table tennis, Asian Games is equivalent to Olympics: Madhurika Patkar aims for top-four finish  Scroll.in

Patkar was part of the women's team that created history with a gold medal-winning display in the Commonwealth Games earlier this year.


“Thank you IOC for paving the way through sport to the peace process on the Korean peninsula, the region and the world” - Olympic News - Olympics
22 Jun 2018

“Thank you IOC for paving the way through sport to the peace process on the Korean peninsula, the region and the world” - Olympic News  Olympics

Athletes from North and South Korea, Japan and China celebrate Olympic Day with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne The latest move in the ...


Esports legitimizes itself — it doesn’t need the Olympics - VentureBeat
04 Aug 2018

Esports legitimizes itself — it doesn’t need the Olympics  VentureBeat

When table tennis was added to the Olympic Games in 1988, its proponents had spent 57 years pushing for its inclusion. But what may surprise you is that a ...


Nigeria and Egypt earn team titles at African Table Tennis Championships in Mauritius - Insidethegames.biz
05 Sep 2018

Nigeria and Egypt earn team titles at African Table Tennis Championships in Mauritius  Insidethegames.biz

Nigeria and Egypt celebrated victory at the African Table Tennis Championships in Mauritius to earn places at the International Table Tennis Federatio...


Elmo's Ping Pong Palace aims to cultivate Olympic table tennis champ in Dexter - Concentrate
24 Jan 2018

Elmo's Ping Pong Palace aims to cultivate Olympic table tennis champ in Dexter  Concentrate

In the summer of 2014, Elmo Morales visited the U.S. Open for table tennis in Grand Rapids, where he was amazed to see a total of 93 tables set up for the event ...


Team USA Closes Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 With 18 Medals - TeamUSA.org
18 Oct 2018

Team USA Closes Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 With 18 Medals  TeamUSA.org

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – The Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 drew to a close Thursday following 12 days of competition between ...


Government releases funding to help more athletes qualify for Olympics - The Guardian
12 Oct 2018

Government releases funding to help more athletes qualify for Olympics  The Guardian

Olympic sports which do not receive elite funding will be able to apply for financial help from a new 'aspiration fund'


Italian coach Massimo Costantini's exit leaves Indian table tennis at delicate juncture - ESPN
27 Sep 2018

Italian coach Massimo Costantini's exit leaves Indian table tennis at delicate juncture  ESPN

Massimo Costantini helped turn India table tennis around after Rio. With Costantini stepping down, the nation's top players are unsure if an Asian coach will be ...


Asian Games 2018: India can win table tennis medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Sharath Achanta Kamal - Times Now
04 Sep 2018

Asian Games 2018: India can win table tennis medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Sharath Achanta Kamal  Times Now

After two brilliant campaigns at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games earlier this year, Indian paddler Sharath Kamal feels that the nation can also win a ...


Pingpong diplomacy -- How two Koreans united for table tennis and haven't met since - ESPN
08 Feb 2018

Pingpong diplomacy -- How two Koreans united for table tennis and haven't met since  ESPN

The uneasy partnership of Hyun Jung-hwa and Li Pun Hui at the 1991 table tennis world championships brought North and South Korea together in the name of ...


Meet the 11-year-old table tennis prodigy going for gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games - Radio Times
04 Apr 2018

Meet the 11-year-old table tennis prodigy going for gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games  Radio Times

Anna Hursey has a cherub's smile, is full of fun and, like any kid her age, enjoys going to the cinema or having sleepovers with her friends. Yet this is no ordinary ...


Pesotska stuns third seed Samara at European Table Tennis Championships - Insidethegames.biz
20 Sep 2018

Pesotska stuns third seed Samara at European Table Tennis Championships  Insidethegames.biz

Ukraine's Margaryta Pesotska stunned third seed Elizabeta Samara to reach the second round of the women's singles main draw at the European Table Tennis ...


LI teen table tennis protégé aims for 2020 Olympics - Newsday
02 Jan 2018

LI teen table tennis protégé aims for 2020 Olympics  Newsday

On Thursday, January 2, 2018 Newsday got an inside look into the life of 16-year-old Estee Ackerman of West Hempstead, a table tennis phenom looking to.


Egypt's Dina Meshref is Africa's lone ITTF World Cup hope - ESPN
26 Sep 2018

Egypt's Dina Meshref is Africa's lone ITTF World Cup hope  ESPN

In 2015, before she cracked the ITTF top 100, Egypt's Dina Meshref considered quitting table tennis. Now, at the age of 24, she's Africa's champion, and ranked ...


Retiring Japanese table tennis star 'happy' in Taiwan - Taipei Times
26 Oct 2018

Retiring Japanese table tennis star 'happy' in Taiwan  Taipei Times

Japanese table tennis star Ai Fukuhara on Wednesday spoke positively about Taiwan when asked about her life in the nation at a news conference announcing ...


Junior paddler earns PH's maiden berth in Youth Olympiad - ABS-CBN News
11 Jun 2018

Junior paddler earns PH's maiden berth in Youth Olympiad  ABS-CBN News

Eighteen year-old paddler Jann Mari Nayre has secured a spot in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, becoming the Philippines' first-ever junior representative in ...


Nigeria Table-Tennis Legend Announces Retirement Date - Brila
22 Sep 2018

Nigeria Table-Tennis Legend Announces Retirement Date  Brila

Funke Oshonaike whose national team appearance for Nigeria spans over a decade is one of the most decorated table-tennis player in the country.


New table tennis league set to begin - The Japan Times
02 Aug 2018

New table tennis league set to begin  The Japan Times

Tomokazu Harimoto, Miu Hirano and other top Japanese table tennis players will look to develop themselves to genuinely become the world's dominant ...


Combined Korean team takes bronze at table tennis worlds - CBC.ca
04 May 2018

Combined Korean team takes bronze at table tennis worlds  CBC.ca

The combined Korean women's table tennis team won a bronze medal at the world championships. The three-woman team lost to Japan 3-0 in the semifinals.


Olympian Ian Lariba laid to rest in Cagayan de Oro - ABS-CBN News
10 Sep 2018

Olympian Ian Lariba laid to rest in Cagayan de Oro  ABS-CBN News

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Olympic table tennis player Ian Lariba was laid to rest in Cagayan de Oro City on Monday afternoon.


Japanese teen upsets Olympic table tennis champion Ma Long - The Hindu
09 Jun 2018

Japanese teen upsets Olympic table tennis champion Ma Long  The Hindu

Tomokazu Harimoto, 14, stunned reigning world and Olympic champion Ma Long 4-2 in the quarter-finals of the ITTF Japan Open.


How a childhood injury led Benjamin Gould to the Youth Olympic Games - Australian Olympic Committee
03 Aug 2018

How a childhood injury led Benjamin Gould to the Youth Olympic Games  Australian Olympic Committee

When Benjamin Gould was seven-years-old, a severe hip injury stopped him from playing sport with all the other kids. Now, 11 years later, Gould has been ...


Why Hong Kong can medal in more than just cycling at Tokyo Olympics - South China Morning Post
24 Oct 2018

Why Hong Kong can medal in more than just cycling at Tokyo Olympics  South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's success at the Asian Games has raised hopes of competing for medals in more sports than just cycling at the Tokyo Olympics, a senior official said.


Youth Olympic Games: Men's world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov powers to backstroke gold - BBC Sport
11 Oct 2018

Youth Olympic Games: Men's world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov powers to backstroke gold  BBC Sport

Russia's world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov wins the 50m backstroke at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.


IOC continues with dialogue on the Korean peninsula - Olympic News - Olympics
07 Jun 2018

IOC continues with dialogue on the Korean peninsula - Olympic News  Olympics

During talks between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach, and the President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, and later with the ...


From whiff whaff and Gossima beginnings, table tennis continues to be a smash hit as sport prepares to come home - Insidethegames.biz
18 Feb 2018

From whiff whaff and Gossima beginnings, table tennis continues to be a smash hit as sport prepares to come home  Insidethegames.biz

Post London 2012, the Copper Box Arena - which hosted handball, modern pentathlon and goalball during those glorious Olympic and Paralympic Games - ha...


Team GB table tennis player joins Wolverhampton community celebrations - expressandstar.com
09 Jul 2018

Team GB table tennis player joins Wolverhampton community celebrations  expressandstar.com

A SPORTING star grabbed her racket as she joined community festivities under the summer sunshine.


A Complete Look At All The New Sports And Events For The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 - TeamUSA.org
24 Jul 2018

A Complete Look At All The New Sports And Events For The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020  TeamUSA.org

July 24 marks two years until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. While we don't yet know the names of the more than 11,000 athletes ...


US Olympic Committee Announces 87-member 2018 US Youth Olympic Team - TeamUSA.org
26 Sep 2018

US Olympic Committee Announces 87-member 2018 US Youth Olympic Team  TeamUSA.org

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee today announced the 87-member U.S. Youth Olympic Team that will compete at the ...


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