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Saturday | Tyrone Times

Omagh man going for gold at Special Olympics

Pictured at Dublin Airport Terminal 2 before they departed were Aer Lingus cabin crew member Edel Staunton and Paul Gordon, Star Breakers, SO Club, Omagh, Co. Tyrone Special Olympic athlete Paul Gordon, flew out to Belgium earlier this week with Team Ireland in the hope of securing medals at the 2014 Special Olympics European Summer Games.

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Saturday | Newham Recorder

Campbell misses out on China

Newham's Jane Campbell saw her World Para Table Tennis Championship medal hopes ended with doubles defeat against Croatia in China. Having lost their first group match, Campbell and partner Sara Head needed to beat their Croatian rivals to have any hopes of progressing to the knockout stages.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Newkerala.com

Ten paddlers for Asian Games

A 10-member table tennis contingent, five men and women each, will be representing India at the Asian Games to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4. The team was selected on the basis of national and international rankings, keeping in mind the current form of the players. The Table Tennis Federation of India had sent the names to the Indian Olympic Association which, in turn, recommended them to the sports ministry for clearance, which gave the final nod.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Asian Games: Injury woes hit Singapore paddlers

Zhan Jian will miss the 2014 Asian Games due to elbow injury, while female paddler Yu Mengyu is suffering from a back injury. STTA president Ellen Lee , deputy president Alex Yam together with the table tennis players and coaches from the Singapore team.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Trinadad Express

St Louis, Corbin team up in British League

France-based table tennis pro Dexter St Louis will be in the United Kingdom this weekend for a series of Premier Division fixtures with LVA London Academy. In March, St Louis won seven of his eight matches for London Academy, the Trinidad and Tobago player helping the team top the Division One Midlands table.

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The Telegraph

If Nixon pinged, Modi will pong

New Delhi, Sept. 11: Teenagers are unlikely diplomats. But a quiet decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi involving 12 young Indian table tennis players is allowing New Delhi and Islamabad to contemplate a fresh stab at talks three weeks after their relations appeared headed for a tailspin.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Canberra City News

Aged 81, Arthur is off to the table tennis championships

ONE of Canberra's oldest table tennis players, Arthur Wilks, 81, will represent the ACT in the Australian Veterans Championships in Kingston, Tasmania, next month . Wilks is a retired Canberra school principal who published a history of ACT table tennis in 2013 and has been awarded an OAM.

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Newham Recorder

Newham para table tennis star Jane meets her match in Beijing

Newham's Jane Campbell had the misfortune to come up against the world number two, Qian Lee, in the quarter-final of the women's class three singles at the 2014 ITT Para Table Tennis World Championships in Beijing. The Chinese player was clearly in no mood to give up her world title and she ran out a comfortable 3-0 winner.

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Croydon Guardian

McKibbin remains positive in defeat

Wandsworth's Paralympian table tennis star Aaron McKibbin was disappointed in defeat, but upbeat in his performance at the ITTF Para Table Tennis World Championships in Beijing. The 22-year-old went out of the men's singles class 8 at the last 16 stage on Tuesday, after coming through his round robin group in second place.

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Ham and High

Table tennis star Tin-Tin Ho wins hat-trick of gold medals at School Games

Paddington's Tin-Tin Ho is celebrating winning three gold medals at the 2014 Sainsbury's School Games in Manchester. The Commonwealth Games silver medalist helped the England South East girls' squad to claim the team title, and she added a second gold as the South East clinched the overall crown once results from the girls', the boys' and disabled events had been added up.

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The Star Online

'Oldie' Mun Yee still very motivated for Asiad glory

PETALING JAYA: It's not easy to stay motivated in a sport once you hit your late 20s. But don't tell that to diver Leong Mun Yee.

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GhanaWeb

John Kwame Otieku, 64, Dies In Syracuse, New York

By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr. Atumpan News Agency The death of Mr. John Kwame Otieku was reported on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Syracuse, New York. He was 64 years old, and the cause of death, according to Mr. Omar Otieku, a son of the deceased, was complications from a heart attack.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Outlook

679-Member Squad to Represent India at the Asian Games

Ending days of suspense over the Asian Games contingent, the government today cleared a 679-member squad that will represent India in the 17th edition of the event to be held in Incheon, South Korea, from September 19 to October 4. Minister of State for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Youth Affairs & Sports Sarbananda Sonowal took the decision in consultation with Prime Mininster Narendra Modi. The total number of 516 athletes and 163 coaches and support staff are against the original list of 942 participants including 662 athletes and 280 officials sent by the Indian Olympic Association .

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Nepalnews.com

Nepal wins 6 bronze in South Asian Cadet & Junior Table Tennis

Nepal won six bronze medals in the South Asian Junior and Cadet Table Tennis championship 2014 held in Islamabad, Pakistan, held from August 27 to 29, 2014, Nepal Sports Council said in a statement Friday. In the Junior Boy's team event, Mani Kumar Lama, Krishna Thapa Magar and Rajoj Thaku while Junior Girl's Yerina Maharjan, Norden Tamang and Swikriti Shrestha won bronze medals in the event.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Andover Advertiser

Leckford's Hannah Hick is on the International stage once more

Commonnal stage at the European Team Championships.wealth Games table tennis star Hannah Hicks has the chance to shine again on the international stage.

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Bournemouth Echo

Meet table tennis twins representing Britain at European Summer games

A PAIR of identical twins from Winton will be jetting off to Belgium next week to represent Great Britain at the Special Olympics European Summer Games.

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Hunts Post

Kimbolton's golden girl Maggie Gambrill shines in British Transplant Games

Golden girl Maggie Gambrill was crowned Best Female Athlete in her age category after claiming four gold medals from the British Transplant Games in Bolton.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Star Online

No regrets from Sock Khim for defying doctor's orders

National table tennis player Ng Sock Khim aggravated his knee injury at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in July and has been omitted from the Asian Games squad to Incheon this month.

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Nerve News

Sports minister advised not to clear five disciplines for Asiad

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was Tuesday advised by his officials not to clear teams in five disciplines, including football -- where the men's team has won two gold medals, for the 2014 Asian Games slated for Sep 19-Oct 4 in the South Korean city of Incheon.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Telegraph

Football team's fate

New Delhi: The Sports Authority of India has made a recommendation to the sports ministry that sportspersons representing disciplines not cleared for the Asian Games by SAI, should not be allowed to go to Incheon on their own.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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