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“I’m sorry for all of you,” said Liu Shiwen, a Chinese table tennis player who, along with her teammate, lost to the Japanese team in the mixed doubles competition at the Tokyo Olympics. She tearfully apologized after losing the game, adding: “I feel like I failed with the team.” Liu is not the only Chinese …

SEOUL, Aug. 09 (Yonhap) – South Korean table tennis sensation Shin Yu-bin will make his Japanese professional league debut next month after his stint at the Tokyo Olympics, sports sources said on Monday. The 17-year-old, who plays for Korean Air, is expected to compete as a member of Kyushu Astida, a new professional women’s team …

BIG RAPIDS – Fifty-six years ago, in a small Pacific Northwest community just outside Seattle, three fathers invented what is today the fastest growing sport in the world. United States of America. The name of the town was Bainbridge Island and the name of the sport was pickleball. In search of a way to occupy …

Based on recent performances, especially in the last two Olympics, Straits Times reporter David Lee’s opinion that the Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA) should once again use its foreign talent policy to attract players for the national team rings true (foreign talent key to medal hopes, August 4). However, I think Singapore shouldn’t just focus …

Ma Long defended his Olympic title at Tokyo 2020 by beating his teammate and highest ranked player Fan Zhendong. | Photo credit: AP By Ashwin Subramanian Ma Long consolidated his position as the GOAT of table tennis. Defending his men’s singles title at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he became the first athlete to win 2 …

By Eimi Yamamitsu TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Jun Mizutani, Koki Niwa and Tomokazu Harimoto took bronze in the men’s team event on Friday after a 3-1 victory over South Korea. Mizutani and Niwa guided the team event, which features a doubles match followed by four singles, to a strong start with a victory over South …

Kevin Durant and the United States men’s basketball team are looking to end their losing streak against Australia at the best possible time as they aim for a berth in the gold medal game. Elsewhere, there’s plenty of hope for U.S. gold in track and field tonight, April Ross and Alix Klineman continue their quest …

Kasumigaseki Country Club is pictured during the first round of the women’s individual stroke event on August 4 in Kawagoe, Japan. Chris Trotman / Getty Images The women’s golf tournament at the Tokyo Olympics could be reduced to 54 holes, officials have warned. 60 players are expected to play on the East Course at Kasumigaseki …

In my humble opinion as a four-year-old fan and occasional spectator, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics didn’t get much better than this: Do you see these beautiful exchanges? Graceful but aggressive paddle attacks? The great reach and agile reflexes of the players? The range of positions and directions these superstars are heading in, all in pursuit …

TOKYO, Aug 03 (Yonhap) – Young table tennis player Shin Yu-bin tearfully bid farewell to her first Olympics on Tuesday after South Korea eliminated from the women’s team event in Tokyo. South Korea lost to Germany 3-2 in the quarterfinals of the team competition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in the Japanese capital on Tuesday. …