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Olympic table tennis: Gold for Chinese men’s team


August 9th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's men's table tennis team put in a dominating performance to take gold Wednesday, thrashing South Korea in the final.With the latest win in table ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: China wins men’s team gold


August 9th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) China took home the men's table tennis team gold medal here Wednesday, making a clean sweep for the second consecutive Olympics.It was the 24th gold medal ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: China forces into the men’s team final


August 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) China's men's table tennis team beat Germany 3-1 in a close game Monday to march into the final of the Olympic Games here.China's Ma Long defeated ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: China’s Zhang Jike wins gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, August 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Zhang Jike beat fellow Chinese player Wang Hao for gold in Thursday's Olympic table tennis singles final.Zhang, the 24-year-old World Champion, closed it ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: China secures another gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) China locked in another table tennis gold when World No.1 Zhang Jike and teammate Wang Hao both reached the men's singles final at the Olympic Games ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese won’t have it easy at London


July 26th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The Chinese table tennis team will face strong resistance in its gold quest at the London Olympics.Wednesday's draws showed that Chinese paddlers may come up early ... Read more...

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China reign supreme at World TT


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), April 2 (IANS) The Chinese teams lived up to expectations by winning the men's and women's title at the World Team Table Tennis Championships here.The Chinese men defeated ... Read more...

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Asian TT: Sharath-Saha bow out in quarters


February 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Feb 28 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha were knocked out of the quarterfinals of the Asian Table Tennis Championships men's doubles, losing 0-3 to Chu Yan Leung ... Read more...

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Asian TT: Sharath-Saha stun China’s second seeds, enter pre-quarters


February 27th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Feb 27 (IANS) India's Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha caused one of the biggest upsets of the Asian Table Tennis Championships when they beat China's second seeds Ma ... Read more...

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Zhang Jike wins TT World Cup crown


November 14th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 14 (IANS) Newly crowned table tennis world champion Zhang Jike won the World Cup title for the first time, beating fellow Chinese Wang Hao 7-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-4, ... Read more...

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Which is better shakehand or penhold? Star players battle it out


June 25th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Olympic and world table tennis champions were grouped into shakehanders and penholders at a competition recently in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang to probe the ... Read more...

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Sharath crashes out of World TT Championship


May 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's Sharath Kamal crashed out of the World Table Tennis Championships, losing in the first round to lower-ranked Chen Chien-An of Chinese Taipei 1-4 in ... Read more...

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Asian Games athletics: Indian campaign starts with two golds, a silver (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian athletes put on a scintillating display on the opening day of the track and field compeitition at the Asian Games, with Preeja Sreedharan and Sudha Singh winning ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indians finish 6th, 7th in men’s 20km walk


November 21st, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) India's Harminder Singh and Baljinder Singh finished sixth and seventh respectively in the men's 20km walk final on the opening day of the track and field competition of ... Read more...

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China to dominate Asian Games table tennis


November 12th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Defending men's team champions China are expected to meet little challenge in the group stage while the women have a tougher draw in the table tennis event of ... Read more...

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Sharath only winner, boxers in crucial fights Wednesday(India Lead)


August 19th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal was the only saving grace for India after a disastrous show by long jumper Anju Bobby George at the Olympic Games here Tuesday. But ... Read more...

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Jamaica close to 100m gold from Bolt or Powell as Gay crashes


August 16th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 16 (DPA) Jamaica virtually seem assured of their first Olympic gold in the 100 metres race when Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell strolled into the final and US world champion ... Read more...

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Chinese paddlers ready for Beijing Olympics


July 29th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Wuxi (China), July 29 (Xinhua) The star-studded Chinese table tennis team is well-prepared to face any challenge from rivals at the Beijing Olympics. After a two-day warm-up between Olympic qualifiers and their ... Read more...

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Olympics: Amid China’s aspirations there’ll be something for everyone


July 23rd, 2008 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By David Hein Hamburg, July 23 (DPA) China enters the 2008 Olympics looking to compete for the overall medals title, and dominance by the hosts in a number of sports will help in ... Read more...

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Australian wins first gold in Olympic stadium test event


April 18th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 18 (Xinhua) The first gold medal in a test event of newly constructed Beijing Olympics stadium, called 'Bird's Nest', went to Australian race walker Jared Tallent. Tallent, 23, covered 20 ... Read more...

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