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  1. 'Pingpong diplomacy' figure Zhuang Zedong dies at 72

    Three-time world table tennis champion Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in the groundbreaking "pingpong diplomacy" between China and the United States, has died at 72.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2013
  2. 2012 Summer Olympics -- China sweeps all four table tennis gold m...

    China delivered one of its most pressure-packed gold medals of the London Olympics on Wednesday, completing the sweep of all four table tennis titles with a victory 3-0 over South Korea in the men's team final.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  3. Gallo looks back at obscure Olympic sports

    DJ Gallo

    Everyone has a list of sports he or she thinks should be removed from the Olympics. Maybe it's synchronized swimming or table tennis or trampoline because you don't think those are "real" sports. Or maybe you believe tennis and soccer shouldn't be a ...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  4. 2012 Summer Olympics -- China wins another gold in women's table ...

    China won another gold medal in a sport it dominates like no other, taking the women's team table tennis title Tuesday with a 3-0 victory against Japan.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  5. 2012 London Olympics -- China defeats South Korea in women's team...

    China is on the verge of doing just what's expected by 1.3 billion people back home -- sweeping all four Olympic gold medals in table tennis, the national pastime.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- South Korea defeats North Korea in team t...

    In one of the most politically charged showdowns of the Olympics, South Korea defeated North Korea in men's table tennis Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  7. A fans' primer on pingpong expressions

    Dan Friedell

    If you've never seen pingpong (yes, you're allowed to call it that) here are a few things you should know while watching it at the Olympics: 1. The players are athletic. They move from close-in shots at the net to deep baseline returns in the blin...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  8. 2012 London Olympics -- China gets table tennis gold again, this ...

    Zhang Jike of China won the men's Olympic singles table tennis gold medal on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  9. 2012 London Olympics -- Li Xiaoxia wins gold medal in women's sin...

    Li Xiaoxia of China won the women's Olympic singles table tennis gold medal on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  10. An Open Letter to Ariel Hsing

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Last night, Ariel Hsing, a 16-year-old American table tennis phenom, almost defeated the world's no. 2. Amid reports that Hsing would ease off on her training schedule to attend college, Jay Kang felt compelled to lend a little bit of unsolicited adv...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  11. Playbook's Best Sports Photos of the Week

    Playbook Visuals

    Picture this: Olympics action from indoors and outdoors, on land and sea. Baseball fans and baseball players. And ... chess boxing? It's all part of our gallery featuring amazing sports images from the past seven days. Playbook's Best Sports ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  12. 2012 Summer Olympics -- American teen Ariel Hsing narrowly misses...

    American teen Ariel Hsing nearly pulled of one of biggest upsets in Olympic table tennis history, pushing one of the gold-medal favorites in women's singles -- China's Li Xiaoxia -- to the limit before losing the best-of-seven match in six tight games.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012
  13. 2012 Summer Olympics -- American Ariel Hsing advances in table te...

    Warren Buffett and Bill Gates will be thrilled when they get the news: 16-year-old American Ariel Hsing is into the second round in Olympic table tennis.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2012
  14. Busy bridge to London for Ariel Hsing

    ESPNHS

    Between playing a friendly game with "Uncle" Warren Buffett and "Uncle" Bill Gates, taking a pre-calculus class and winning more table tennis titles, senior-to-be Ariel Hsing has hardly had time to pack her instant noodles, chips, cookies and chocola...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  15. A whirlwind tour before London

    Ariel Hsing

    Right after I made the Olympic team in May, I got the chance to play a few rounds of table tennis with my good friends, "Uncle" Warren and "Uncle" Bill. You may know them if I include their last names: Buffett and Gates! It was part of the annual Ber...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  16. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Complete Team USA roster for London Olymp...

    ESPN.com news services

    The complete roster for the 530-member U.S. Olympic team for the 2012 London Games. Athletes listed by sport, with their respective discipline or event.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012