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9 min ago | Warrnambool Standard

Melissa taps in to her potential at Commonwealth Games

Former Hamilton table tennis player Melissa Tapper is about to become the first Australian to achieve both Paralympics and Commonwealth Games status.

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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Draw helps Oz women but men face Malaysia

Australia's female table tennis players are favoured to get their Glasgow Games campaign off to a winning start, but the men face tough first up competition from Malaysia.

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5 hrs ago | BBC News

NI medal hopefuls in Games action

Northern Ireland medal hopefuls Aileen Reid, Sycerika McMahon, Madeline Perry and Lisa Kearney will be among the athletes in action in Thursday's first day of Commonwealth Games competition.

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7 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

Commonwealth Games open today, Ghana ready

The 20th Commonwealth Games open today in Glasgow with Ghana joining 71 other countries to compete for honours over two weeks.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Toronto Star

Markham Pan Am facility nears completion as 'sport destination'

Pan Am CEO Saad Rafi, during a tour of the Markham Pan Am Centre on Tuesday, says the facility will be ready "10 to 11 months before the games come."

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Shetland Today

Shetland trio ready for Commonwealth Games

Shetland commonwealth trio Lynda Flaws, Erraid Davies and Andrea Strachan will fly the flag for the isles as they kick off their quest for medals in Glasgow this week.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Commonwealth Games: Feng backs Singapore for table tennis gold

Feng Tianwei of Singapore in action at the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo.

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VietNam News

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Six players of the V-League's Dong Nai FC will soon be prosecuted for match-fixing, major-general Ho Sy Tien, head of the Police Department for Investigation of Social Order-related Crimes, confirmed yesterday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Table Tennis: Champions Budmouth are aces

THE second year of the Schools Junior League has finished with 30 teams and more than 70 young players taking part over the six rounds.

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Newkerala.com

Indian paddlers have to punch above their weight

After an impressive showing in the last two Commonwealth Games, where they won eight medals, India's table tennis players may find it difficult to repeat the performance at the 2014 edition, starting here Wednesday.

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Limerick Today

Six Limerick athletes on the Irish Transplant Team

Among the Limerick contingent will be veteran transplant games participant John Loftus from Clarina and former Munster and Ireland rugby player Richard Costello.

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VietNam News

Lee, Kim take table tennis golds

Hong Kong's Lee Ho Ching and South Korea's Kim Kyung Min won gold medals in the women's and men's singles events at the Golden Paddle International Table Tennis Championships.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Trinadad Express

Chung picks up bronze in - Pan Am Festival'

RHEANN CHUNG captured a bronze medal yesterday in the Pan American Sport Festival Table Tennis Championships in Mexico.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

ABC News

Desire still burning for table tennis medals: Henzell

Australian table tennis veteran William Henzell says his decision to return to full-time work has not diminished his appetite for success ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

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The Indian Express

Paddlers gear up for Singapore challenge

Over the past two weeks, as the Indian table-tennis contingent trained at the National Institute of Sports in Patiala, Peter Engel, the German national table tennis coach watched the proceedings from a distant.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Telegraph

160 to play in rail meet

Guwahati, July 18: NF Railway will organise the 62nd All-India Railway Table Tennis Championship at its indoor stadium here from July 21 to 25. A total of 160 participants, including 90 men, are expected to represent different zonal teams of the Indian Railways in the tournament.

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The Age

Paralympian table tennis player Melissa Tapper.

Now that table tennis player Melissa Tapper has achieved one of her life ambitions, to represent Australia, and is on the verge of another, she is aiming for the logical next step.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hereford Times

Umpire Harry looking forward to Commonwealth Games challenge

Harry Jutle will be among the refereeing team taking part in the Games and will be heading off north of the border on July 21. "I was a volunteer at the Commonwealth Games in 2002 in Manchester," he said.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Comm Games "just a bit of fun": Henzell

Australian table tennis champion William Henzell isn't ready to hang up the paddle just yet despite being less prepared for Glasgow than any prior Commonwealth Games.

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Nine O'Clock

Table Tennis: Romanian cadets clinched European title

Romania defended their title in Cadet Girls Team's Event at the Sterilgarda European Youth Championships in Riva del Garda on Tuesday night when they overcame Russia 3-1, the official website ettu.org reports.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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