Why China has opted out of the ATTCChina shocked the world when they came up with a strong finish in the Tokyo Games. However, the nation struck hard with their call to pull out their players from the Asian Table Tennis Championships.
Why Ni Xialian is a big name in the Games' table tennis fieldNi Xialian is the oldest table tennis player in the Tokyo Games field at 58 years of age. She has become famous online due to her competitive fire at an advanced age. As she represents Luxembourg, Ni has become an icon amongst the table tennis players in the event.
How Ma Long kept his table tennis crownWhile China may have lost in the mixed doubles to Japan, Ma Long is still the best player on the planet in men’s singles. The table tennis king has won the tourney once more with a gold medal on his neck and has kept his crown intact.
China eyes comeback in table tennisAfter their tough loss in the mixed doubles, it looks like China still has a chance to redeem their stand as the best team in table tennis. The women’s team trio of Chen Meng, Sun Yingsha, and Wang Manyu are still en route for a medal run in the quarterfinals of the contest.
How Japan spoiled China's table tennis runJapan has pulled off a huge feat in the Tokyo Games as they rallied behind Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito en route to their first-ever gold medal win in table tennis. The team has taken down China in the final and ended a long reign by the nation in the sport.
Why table tennis betting is an easy winTable tennis betting might seem a bit off for some punters since the sport is not much of a popular one in terms of leagues. However, its inclusion in the Tokyo Games made table tennis more popular and a worthy betting option.
Why Quadri Aruna is excited to captain Nigeria at the GamesQuadri Aruna is set to lead Nigeria’s table tennis squad in the upcoming Tokyo Games. This will be his third appearance at the Games after 2012 and 2016. This is a big deal for him since it validates his hard work over the past decade in table tennis and Nigerian sports overall.
Timo Boll continues to be the consistent table tennis titanAt 40 years of age, Timo Boll is better than ever as he continues to emerge victorious in tournaments. He proved that his age means little to him because he knows he can still compete against the world’s best players.
Hursey steps up on day 1 of ETTCTable tennis is not a difficult game for many players, but with Anna Hursey, she makes it look like a child’s game. At the age of 15, the young star shocked the rest of the world as she rose as one of the big winners to open up the European Table Tennis Championships.
Why India's star duo is in 'training trouble'The Tokyo Games are closing in fast, and players are doing all they can to train and make the most of their time. Sharath Kamal is one of those players who look to continue his training and see more action before he moves on to play in the coming Games this August.