TOKYO (AP) — For the fourth straight Olympics, Chinese men have swept the table tennis gold and silver medals in singles.
Ma Long defended his Olympic title on Friday by beating teammate and top-ranked player Fan Zhendong 11-4, 10-12, 11-8, 11-9, 3-11, 11-7.
TOKYO (AP) — For the ninth straight Olympics, a Chinese woman won the gold medal in table tennis.
Chen Meng beat teammate Sun Yingsha 9-11, 11-6, 11-4, 5-11, 11-4, 11-9 in the women's singles final on Thursday, keeping China perfect in the event since its debut at the 1988 Seoul Games.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A sports commentator in Greece who made an on-air remark about a South Korean athlete at the Tokyo Olympics that the station called racist has been fired, the country's state-run broadcaster said Tuesday.
TOKYO (AP) — The host country knocked off a heavyweight for Olympic gold in table tennis on Monday.
Japanese pair Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito ended China's recent dominance in the sport by beating Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen 4-3 for the mixed doubles title.
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:
The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:
A third athlete from the Czech Republic has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Tokyo Games.
TOKYO (AP) — Two athletes were among four residents of the Olympic Village who were added to the tally Thursday of people accredited for the Tokyo Games who have tested positive for COVID-19 this month, bringing the number to 91.
BEIJING (AP) — China will send 431 athletes to the Tokyo Games as part of a 777-member delegation, its largest at an Olympics outside China, the official Xinhua News Agency said Wednesday.
The team includes 298 female athletes, more than twice the 133 male competitors.
TOKYO (AP) — HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: China won all four gold medals in Rio. It was China versus China in the women’s singles gold medal match, with Ding Ning beating teammate Li Xiaoxia, reversing the result from the London Games.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nobody would have given odds on this.
Inside the glittering casinos that line the Las Vegas Strip, the slot machines were turned off and the sportsbooks were dark...
HALMSTAD, Sweden (AP) — Pingpong diplomacy is uniting North and South Korea at the table tennis world championships...