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TOKYO, Aug. 8 (Reuters) – From individual events to team events, Chinese table tennis paddlers have proven why they are world champions by dominating the Olympic stage with four gold medals in Tokyo. World number one Chen Meng led the way in keeping China’s perfect record intact by winning all women’s singles gold medals in …

SINGAPORE – Fresh off their stint at the Tokyo Olympics, table tennis players Clarence Chew, Lin Ye and Yu Mengyu joined Catholic high school students in their National Day celebrations virtually Friday morning (August 6) while signifying their notice of stay at home. They were also joined by Singapore Table Tennis Association President Ellen Lee. …

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) started its first table tennis tournament at Ikoyi Club in 1938. The competition, divided into Premiership, Championship and Veteran categories, according to EKEDC, is focused on promoting the development of table tennis in the country. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the tournament, EKEDC Managing Director, Corporate Communications, Godwin Idemudia, …

Team outfits and fashion weren’t supposed to be a big talking point at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Corn protests on the skimpy uniforms of two women’s teams in the months leading up to the games put bikinis and high-cut leotards in the spotlight. Now, these large-scale campaigns leave Olympians, fans and aspiring young athletes wondering: …

Here is the Tokyo Olympics TV schedule for Thursday, August 5. Highlights for Thursday include the US men’s basketball game against Australia in the semi-finals (10 a.m. replay on NBC, 3 p.m. on USA). NBC’s evening time will feature live athletics, including Allyson Felix in the 400-meters, making his final Olympic appearance. At 7:30 p.m., …

The first sport climbing medals are ready to be presented as karate makes its long-awaited Olympic debut as Tokyo 2020 nears the home stretch. Here are the key events to watch for on Day 13. If you’re wondering where to watch the action in Japan, check out your local TV shows or use this handy …

The first Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) table tennis tournament kicked off at Ikoyi Club 1938. The tournament, which is in partnership with the Table Tennis Section of the Ikoyi Club 1938, was declared open on Monday, August 2, 2021. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the tournament, EKEDC Managing Director, Corporate Communications, Godwin Idemudia, …

Former President of the International Table Tennis Federation-Oceania and President of the Fiji Table Tennis Association, Anthony Ho, has passed away. Ho who was born on Thursday, November 24, 1960, died on the morning of Thursday, July 29, 2021, at the age of 60. From his teenage years, Ho devoted himself to table tennis and …

Taiwan’s women’s table tennis team escaped the quarter-finals yesterday after Japan beat them 3-0. The World No.3 pair of Cheng Hsien-tzu and Chen Szu-yu failed to defeat the World No.1 Japanese pair of Miu Hirano and Kasumi Ishikawa, who beat the Taiwanese 11-8, 11-6, 11-5 in just 24 minutes of play. It was a sad …

“Small” Japan. “Traitor” Taiwan. Chinese nationalists are upset about missing Olympic gold from their neighbors. In millennia, the Olympics were a time of truce. Modern participants are committed to building “a peaceful and better world through sport”. But the games have become a showcase of national pride – from the size of its fireworks to …