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Friday | The Northern Echo

North-East Commonwealth medallist returns to action in European Championships

COMMONWEALTH GAMES gold medallists Paul and Joanna Drinkhall will aim to add to their medal collection when they compete in the European Team Table Tennis Championships in Lisbon next month.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

YOG 2014: China showcases future stars as curtain falls

Up to 2,000 performers will feature at the closing ceremony for the Youth Olympics in China's Nanjing city Thursday after 12 days of competition that showcased the sporting superstars of the future.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sun-Star

Nayre, Laguda top tablenet

GLENDO Nayre and Rhene Laguda emerged as champions shared top honors at the close of the 2014 Kadayawan sa Dabaw Table Tennis tournament held recently at the Smashville Sports Center, Davao City.

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Sun-Star

Cubio, Intong cop Jr. titles

CELSO Cubio and Melody Intong emerged as as champions in their respective categories in the just-concluded 2nd Table Tennis Association of the Philippines Mindanao Junior Table Tennis Qualifying tournament held at the Smashville Fitness Center, Davao City.

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Jewish Chronicle

British kids splash out on the medals

As the final whistle, bell and horn rang out across Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Team Maccabi GB returned home knowing that their final day medal haul of 62 gave them a total of 142 - 63 golds, 49 silvers and 30 bronzes, breaking the 108 record set the previous year.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Ellen Lee, Alex Yam "good pair" to helm STTA: Lee Bee Wah

Ms Lee and Mr Yam will stand for election at the Singapore Table Tennis Association's biennial general meeting on Sep 6. SINGAPORE: It is one of Singapore sports' hottest seats, and while many would jump at the opportunity to run for the presidency of the Singapore Table Tennis Association , Ms Ellen Lee admitted to being apprehensive when ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Outgoing STTA President Lee Bee Wah nominates Ellen Lee as successor

Sembawang MP and lawyer Ellen Lee will run for the presidency, with nominations for the position to close on Sep 6. Primary school students competing during the Crocodile Challenge Cup 2014.

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Sun-Star

Intong, Peralta take U-17 and U-14 table tennis qualifiers

MELODY Intong and Maria Kerstine Clauneth Peralta emerged as champions in the Junior Girls' Singles 17-under and Cadet Girls' Singles 14-under categories, respectively, at the start of the 2nd Mindanao Junior Table Tennis Qualifying tournament Saturday held at the Smashville Fitness Center, Davao City.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sun-Star

Kadayawan tablenet eyes 200

A TOTAL of 200 table paddlers are expected to play in the International Table Tennis Federation -sanctioned 2014 Kadayawan sa Dabaw Table Tennis set to open at 8 a.m. today at the Smashville Sports Center, Davao City.

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Sussex Express

Athlete facing world call-up after British Transplant Games victory

James Kirby, right, with his dad Rupert Kirby, of Victoria Drive, Eastbourne. British Transplant Games.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Stroudnewsand Journal

Table Tennis: Billy Shilton to compete at Sainsbury's shool games

BILLY Shilton a 15-year-old table tennis player from Stroud, is one of 1,600 youngsters competing at this year's Sainsbury's 2014 School Games , a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes.

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Shetland Today

Double medal joy for Buchanan

Zoe Buchanan with the gold and silver medals which she won at the recent British Transplant Games in Bolton.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Standard

(Fencing) Hong Kong grabs first gold at Youth Olympics

Hong Kong picked up their first gold medal at the Youth Games in Nanjing. Ryan Choi and Albert Chien shared the top of the podium with four other Asian fencers after beating the Europeans in the mixed continental team event.

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Xinhuanet

First Olympic table tennis medals for USA and Brazil at Youth Olympics

Before Wednesday's bronze medal matches at the Nanjing Youth Olympics, no athlete from the Americas had won a table tennis medal at an Olympic Games, but that changed for the better with bronze medals won by athletes from the USA and Brazil.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Zhang loses in semifinal, will play for bronze medal

Recent Palo Alto grad Lily Zhang lost in the semifinals of the women's table tennis competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on Tuesday.

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South China Morning Post

More silver delight for Hong Kong teen athletes

Fencer Ryan Choi and swimmer Siobhan Haughey just miss out on gold at Youth Olympics, but show they have big futures Hong Kong's Ryan Choi during the individual foil final against world junior champion Andrzej Rzadkowski of Poland.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

Bronze for table tennis player at transplant games

Mark Allen, who last month won double gold medal and a silver at the European Heart and Lung Transplant Games in Vilnius, Lithuania, added the bronze table tennis medal to his collection.

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Xinhuanet

Table Tennis yearns for next Boll at Nanjing YOG

The International Table Tennis Federation promotion manager Matt Pound calls for next Timo Boll Monday in order to achieve better recognition and participation for the sport.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Palo Alto's Zhang opens Youth Olympics with two victories

Gold medalist Sabrina Massialas of the United States, silver medalist Karin Miyawaki of Japan and bronze medalist Huang Ali of China pose on the podium.

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Messenger Newspapers

a Blind archer from Sale is celebrating winning a gold medal at the British Transplant Games.

David Poyner,of Dargle Road, beat 117 other competitors, to win gold as part of Team Manchester, at the event which was held in Bolton earlier this month.

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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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