Olympic Table Tennis Newswire

Olympic Table Tennis Newswire

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  1. Why Kurt is savouring the pain of the last rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mercury

    The anxiety. The sleepless night before a Games marathon. The knot that slowly forms in his guts, and twists and turns and snowballs as he pushes his way through the 42km course in his mind.

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  2. York pupils shine to finish third in Panathlon ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | York Press

    PUPILS from Applefields and Joseph Rowntree Schools helped York finish third in the first Yorkshire finals of the Panathlon Challenge. The event - a "mini Paralympics" for secondary school children - was held at the Energise Leisure Centre and involved 70 disabled schoolchildren from around the county going head-to-head.

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  3. Movers & Shakers: Metropolis clothing store moves into new digsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Burnaby Now

    Sighting: Chef Vikram Vij was in Burnaby last week serving up samples of his Vij's At Home prepared meals. Photograph By Contributed Sighting: Chef Vikram Vij was in Burnaby last week serving up samples of his Vij's At Home prepared meals.

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  4. Paralympian Daniela Di Toro on the power of positive thinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | ABC News

    When Daniela Di Toro was 13 years old, an accident at the school swimming carnival left her paralysed from the waist down. "I ended up under about a metre of a big chunk of brick wall and that snapped my spine pretty instantly," she told Jane Hutcheon on One Plus One.

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  5. China overlooks top-ranked Liu Shiwen for Rio Games ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | South China Morning Post

    Women's world number one pays price for shock defeat by Hong Kong's Doo Hoi-kem at the Asian qualifying tournament in April China have slammed the Olympic door shut on women's table tennis world number one Liu Shiwen, saying she is too inconsistent for the Rio Games. The 25-year-old paid the price for a shock defeat at the Asian qualifying tournament in April, when she was stunned by Hong Kong teenager Doo Hoi-kem.

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  6. China expects to send 400 athletes for Rio OlympicsRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | Newkerala.com

    Beijing, May 26 : China expects to send a team of some 400 athletes for this summer's Rio Olympic Games, a top sports official said here on Wednesday. Four years ago, 396 Chinese athletes went to London and finished second behind the United Sates in the medals table with 88 medals including 38 golds.

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  7. Hubert Lawrence | Medal sweeps and wild cardsRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | The Gleaner

    It isn't fair when the rules of sport seem to smash one team or country in particular. It has happened in several sports and appears to have happened in table tennis, where China is the superpower.

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  8. China to send 400 athletes for Rio OlympicsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | Xinhuanet

    China expects to send a team of some 400 athletes for this summer's Rio Olympic Games, a top sports official said here on Wednesday. Four years ago, 396 Chinese athletes went to London and finished second behind the United Sates in the medals table with 88 medals including 38 golds.

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  9. Korean golfer An aiming to overtake Olympian parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Bangkok Post

    An's father Ahn Jae-Hyung won a bronze medal in table tennis at the Seoul games in 1988 and his mother Jiao Zhimin won a silver in the same pursuit. An is back at Wentworth this week to defend the European PGA Championship title he won last season and give another boost to his Olympic ambitions.

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  10. Sports briefs MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... the competition. The 19-year-old, No. 667-ranked Allejji will be the first Syrian player to contest an Olympic table tennis tournament. Despite the turmoil in war-torn Syria, Allejji has competed in the Asian Olympic qualifiers and the World Tour ...

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  11. West Hartford Seniors Win Gold At State Table Tennis CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | The Hartford Courant

    Yanhua Wang, left, plays with her mixed doubles partner, Leland Tolo, at the Elmwood Senior Center. West Hartford's Elmwood Senior Center is home court to some of the best senior table tennis players in the state. 1 comment

  12. Tendulkar meets Rio-bound wrestlers, boosts moraleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi : Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has met the Olympic-bound Indian wrestling contingent at a city hotel here and boosted the athletes' confidence ahead of the mega event in August. With the exception of Yogeshwar Dutt and Sandeep Tomar , all the wrestlers who have secured Olympic quotas -- Narsingh Yadav , Vinesh Phogat , Babita Kumari , Sakshi Malik , Ravinder Khatri and Hardeep -- met the legendary batsman.

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  13. VOLLEYBALLValdez shakes off criticisms on her Uaap Aoy awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | ABS-CBN News

    Queen Eagle Alyssa Valdez won the 78th UAAP Athlete of the Year for team sports with Adamson slugger Queeny Sabobo while Rio Olympics-bound Ian Lariba of De La Salle and Jessy Khing Lacuna of Ateneo were the recipients for individual sports. Three-time Most Valuable Player Alyssa Valdez of Ateneo de Manil University takes no offense on criticisms about her winning the 78th UAAP Athlete of the Year award she shared with a pair of Olympians and a world player.

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  14. Qatar's Ashraf aims for greatness at Rio GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Qatar's hammer thrower Ashraf Elseify will head Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games in less than three months as a champion. The prodigal Elseify has won two consecutive World Junior Championships titles in 2012 and 2014 and currently holds the Junior World Record with an impressive 85.57m.

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  15. Liu out of singles eventRead the original story

    Saturday May 21 | Fiji Times

    WOMEN'S world number one Liu Shiwen will not take part in the table tennis singles at the Rio Olympics after failing to secure one of China's two spots in the competition, the International Table Tennis Federation has announced. The Chinese Table Tennis Association have instead handed the slots to tried and tested Olympic campaigners in reigning champion Li Xiaoxia and world champion Ding Ning, the London silver medallist.

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  16. China's world No.1 Liu misses out on Rio singles spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Women's world number one Liu Shiwen will not take part in the table tennis singles at the Rio Olympics after failing to secure one of China's two spots in the competition, the International Table Tennis Federation has announced. Liu Shiwen of China returns the ball to Ito Mima of Japan during their women's singles quarter final table tennis match in the ITTF Nakheel Table Tennis Asian Cup on Apr 29, 2016 in Dubai.

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  17. UAAPLariba, Valdez lead 78th UAAP Athlete of the Year winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | ABS-CBN News

    Olympic-bound table tennis star Ian Lariba of De La Salle and Ateneo de Manila volleybelle Alyssa Valdez share the 78th UAAP Athlete of the Year award with two other outstanding student-athletes. Rio Olympics-bound Ian Lariba of De La Salle University won her second straight Athlete of the Year award she shared with three other outstanding student-athletes including women's volleyball star Alyssa Valdez Saturday in the formal closing of the 78th UAAP Season at the Ang Bahay ng Alumni inside the University of the Philippines campus Saturday night.

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  18. The Best Western Aku Tiki Inn Welcomes New General ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | 24-7 Press Release

    The Best Western Aku Tiki Inn is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Farley as the new general manager. Mr. Farley has over 40 years' experience in the travel and tourism industry.

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  19. Arm pension wins seventh UBA pensions Five-A-Side TourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Ghanamma.com

    Company Secretary, Chris Ojieabu; Captain, ARM Pension Football Team, Adedapo Ogundipe; Head, Client Services, Tomi Ajayi; and Chief Finance Officer, Simon Mba, at the presentation of the trophy to the winner of the UBA Pensions Five-A-side Football Tournament, in Lagosa recently. Arm PENSION has emerged champions of the seventh UBA Pensions Five-A-Side Tournament decided at the Funturf Centre, Lekki, last weekend.

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  20. Why televising the Olympics is more complicated than it seemsRead the original story

    Friday May 20 | Sporting News

    These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights . They were answered on May 10th, 2016.

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