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TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese men’s table tennis trio of Jun Mizutani, Koki Niwa and Tomokazu Harimoto won against Australians Hu Heming, Yan Xin and David Powell 3-0 in the first round of Monday’s team event , paving the way for the host country to advance to the quarter-finals. Olympic mixed doubles gold medalist Mizutani …

Editor-in-chief, with Reuters, TOKYO Taiwan’s men’s table tennis team beat Croatia 3-0 yesterday to secure a place in the quarter-finals. Olympic veterans Chuang Chih-yuan and Chen Chien-an led the team to a strong start in the doubles match, beating Croats Frane Tomislav Kojic and Andrej Gacina 3-2. Lin Yun-ju, Olympic mixed doubles bronze medalist from …

Former ITTF-Oceania President and President of the Fiji Table Tennis Association, Anthony Ho has passed away. Ho died Thursday following the death of his mother a few days earlier. Ho was recognized for his expertise in the sport of table tennis and has been an architect of the revival of the sport in Fiji since …

The leading Chinese table tennis team changed their roster on Sunday at the kick-off of the Olympic team event, as Liu Shiwen withdrew after suffering a recurring elbow injury at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. China’s P card holder Wang Manyu replaced Liu. According to the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), each team is eligible to …

“I love the competition,” May said. “I’m almost like a boxer. I like head-to-head competitions and I like the fear of losing. There’s something funny about the fear of losing to someone as good as me and winning, and if I lose to them and do my best, I don’t consider it a loss. I …

While table tennis has long been a staple of the Summer Olympics, sport climbing and skateboarding are new additions to Tokyo. With the Summer Olympics in full swing now in Tokyo, you might be watching some of these competitions and wondering: could I do that? Or at least a much less competitive version of that? …

TOKYO (AP) – For the fourth consecutive Olympics, the Chinese won gold and silver in table tennis singles. Ma Long defended his Olympic title on Friday by beating his teammate and highest ranked player Fan Zhendong 11-4, 10-12, 11-8, 11-9, 3-11, 11-7. The match was filled with extraordinary rallies that often grew in intensity as …

On its territory In this episode of On Her Turf, the hosts Mr. J. Acosta Ruiz and Lindsay czarniak has touched on a plethora of topics with guests from all over the world of sports. From discussions of gold medal moments to roundtable discussions of race and privilege, On Her Turf covers Tokyo’s best stories. …

TOKYO – Six days a week since the age of 12, with only a few days away each year, Hou Zhihui has been motivated by a mission: to lift more than double her body weight into the air. On Saturday at the Tokyo Olympics, Hou’s dedication – kidnapped from his family, consumed by almost constant …

Chen Meng beat compatriot Sun Yingsha 4-2 to win gold in the women’s singles, extending China’s familiar dominance in the Olympic table tennis events. World No.1 Chen defeated her opponent 9-11 11-6 11-4 5-11 11-4 11-9 on Thursday as China continued their incredible streak of women’s singles gold in Olympic history . Chen ignited with …