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The Most Remarkable Performance Of The Paralympics Didn’t Result In A Medal

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 09.13.2016 | Sports

He hasn’t won a medal at the Paralympics, or even scored a victory. But it’s hard to argue that anything in Rio over the last week trumps the perf...

This Table Tennis Point Is The Ultimate Example Of Human Spirit

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Chinese professional table tennis players Xu Xin and Zhu Linfeng need medals. Both of them have earned some sort of tangible commendation -- a rarity ...

This Is The Best Table Tennis Rally You'll See In A While

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.07.2015 | Sports

Back and forth. Back and forth.

This Dog Plays Ping Pong Better Than You Do

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.07.2015 | Green

When you stop trying to make fetch happen, your dog might just pick up ping pong instead. Because what pup -- knowing how to use a ping pong paddle...

This Guy Played Table Tennis Every Day For A Year

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.19.2015 | Sports

And the progress he made is pretty unbelievable.

WATCH: Incredible Table Tennis Rally

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports

This time of year is often thought of as the dog days of Summer when it comes to the sports calendar, but no one told these guys. Watching this breat...

Cat Doesn't Understand Rules Of Ping Pong, Still Wins Our Hearts

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Comedy

If you're the competitive type when it comes to ping pong, then this feline is one opponent you don't want to take on. However, you'd be missing out i...

Ping Pong Skills That Could Kill

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.04.2013 | Weird News

Paddling knives instead of ping pong balls is a good idea ONLY if you are part of the Swedish show Tumba Ping Pong. The group, comprised of DJ Coolman...

You Won't Believe The Age Of This World Table Tennis Champ

Next Avenue | Posted 09.04.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gary Drevitch She intimidates opponents with her strength and swagger. She steamrolls more experienced competition...

WATCH: Amazing Table Tennis Winner

Posted 02.20.2013 | Sports

Where was this guy during the London Olympics? According to the Daily Mail, this is 20-year-old French table tennis star Quentin Robinot playing Ki...

MUST-WATCH: Paralympian Makes Stunning Table Tennis Shot

Posted 09.04.2012 | Sports

David Wetherill of England made what might be the highlight of the Paralympics on Friday in a table tennis match against Germany's Thomasz Kusiak. ...

Whoa! 16-Year-Old Table Tennis Player Nearly Beats Veteran Pro (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 07.31.2012 | Teen

At just 16, U.S. table tennis player Ariel Hsing has already made her Olympic debut a smash success. After winning her first two matches, she just nar...

10 Young Olympians In Lesser-Known Sports (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.27.2012 | Teen

By now, you've likely heard of teen swimming phenom Missy Franklin and the all-teen women's gymnastics team. While swimming and gymnastics tend to be ...

Which Tennis Stars Bought This Custom Ping Pong Table?

The Huffington Post | Nicole Guzzardi | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Who doesn't enjoy a lively game of ping pong? But to splurge on a custom made concrete table like this one, you'd have to be pretty into it. So it doe...

Meet The New Generation Of U.S. Teen Olympians

New York Times | Posted 06.26.2012 | Teen

The table tennis club was built by Indian immigrants who made their fortunes in Silicon Valley. Its coaches were imported from around the world. And i...

WATCH: Table Tennis Ace, 101, Draws Researchers' Attention

7.30 | Posted 04.19.2012 | Fifty

Dorothy Delow certainly hasn't let age slow her down, venturing to Mongolia at age 97 to compete internationally in the World Veterans Games at table ...

WATCH: Baby Is AWESOME At Table Tennis

Posted 02.03.2012 | Comedy

You might think you're pretty good at table tennis, but that's just because you haven't met baby Jamie yet. He's been training for minutes now, an...

The 10 Best Ping Pong Highlights Of The Year

Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

Desperation dives. Amazing no-look shots. Absurd behind-the-back winners. 2011 certainly provided us with some unbelievable table tennis shots that wi...

Zhang Jike Beat Wang Hao in the Finals of the World Table Tennis Championships

Roberto Alamos | Posted 07.15.2011 | Sports
Roberto Alamos

Throughout the final match, Zhang Jike showed his best form and obviously had an edge in terms of performance and effectiveness.

Table Tennis World Champion Wang Hao suffered to overcome Ryu Seung Min

Roberto Alamos | Posted 07.12.2011 | Sports
Roberto Alamos

Wang Hao earned the first point. However, Ryu Seung Min showed a really good playing condition and despite being coachless, still managed to exchange powerful attacks with Wang Hao.

Why Do Writers Like Ping Pong?

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In November, It Books will publish "Everything You Know Is Pong: How Mighty Table Tennis Shapes our World" by Roger Bennett and Eli Horowitz. The ping...

The Power of Ping Pong

Saul Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Saul Gitlin

Other than at the 38th parallel on the Korean peninsula, the closest proximity that Americans and North Koreans have recently found themselves is in South Africa at the World Cup. Of course there are some huge differences.

Danger and Intrigue in Cortlandt Alley

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

I do appreciate alleys for their beauty as a rare piece of forgotten New York. There's really nothing you can do to save or preserve them and their value is in their scarcity.

Ping Pong Propagandists

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nancy Snow

I don't concern myself with what two consenting adults with an age gap wish to do in their private lives. I'm just thankful that my longtime love is gaining some respectability.

Susan Sarandon And The Rise Of Table Tennis

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Table tennis. Wally Green, 29, from the Marlboro Houses in Coney Island, picked up the game after losing money to pool hall hustlers. Susan Sarandon,...