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Sam Walker and Karina Le Fevre of England compete against Ghosh Soumyajit and Ghatak Poulomi of India during the mixed doubles table tennis at Scotstoun Sports Campus during day seven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 30, 2014
Sam Walker added to Great Britain's Olympic table tennis squad for Rio 2016
The British Olympic Association confirms that Sam Walker has been named as the third table tennis athlete to be picked by Team GB for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Jun 2, 12:21
Andy Murray poses with the 2013 Wimbledon trophy along with his girlfriend Kim Sears during the Wimbledon Champions Dinner in Central London on July 7, 2013
Andy Murray's wife gives birth to baby girl
World number two Andy Murray and his wife Kim Sears become parents to a baby girl.
Feb 9, 09:07
Gold medalist Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany stands on the podium after the Men's Table Tennis Finals during day seven of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Baku Sports Hall on June 19, 2015
Table tennis champion Dimitrij Ovtcharov inspired by women's team success
Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov believes that seeing the women's team win gold helped push him to victory in the men's singles event.
Jun 19, 19:48
Silver medalist Vladimir Samsonov of Belarus stands on the podium after the Men's Table Tennis Finals during day seven of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Baku Sports Hall on June 19, 2015
Vladimir Samsonov "disappointed" with table tennis silver
Belarus table tennis player Vladimir Samsonov admits that he is "a bit disappointed" to take home the silver medal from the European Games in Baku.
Jun 19, 19:07
Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain competes during Men's Team Table Tennis first round match against team of Portugal on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012
Team GB's Paul Drinkhall: "Lack of experience" to blame for semi-final defeat
Team GB table tennis star Paul Drinkhall remains confident that he can overcome his semi-final defeat at the hands of Dimitrij Ovtcharov to pick up European Games bronze.
Jun 19, 13:12
Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain competes during Men's Team Table Tennis first round match against team of Portugal on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012
Marcos Freitas: 'I didn't expect Paul Drinkhall to play so well'
Marcos Freitas hails Paul Drinkhall's performance, after the British table tennis player beat the Portuguese in the men's quarter-finals at the European Games.
Jun 18, 18:31
Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain competes during Men's Team Table Tennis first round match against team of Portugal on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012
Team GB's Paul Drinkhall: 'I was baffled by Adam Pattantyus's style'
Great Britain's Paul Drinkhall reveals that he had to work hard to figure out the style of Adam Pattantyus in his second-round win at the European Games.
Jun 17, 17:24
British player Kelly Sibley serves to Zulfiniso Saidalimova of Tajikistan, on May 14, 2013
Team GB's Kelly Sibley praises "excellent" table tennis venue
Team GB's Kelly Sibley says that the venue for the table tennis competition at the European Games is "excellent".
Jun 16, 10:19
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Portugal table tennis gold "very emotional"
Portuguese table tennis player Joao Geraldo says that winning a gold medal at the European Games was "very emotional".
Jun 16, 06:37
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
German table tennis star Han Ying dedicates gold to colleagues at Baku 2015
Han Ying admits that she played for her teammates and country when securing table tennis gold in the women's team final at the European Games.
Jun 15, 14:06
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
Jean-Michel Saive hits out at Chinese table tennis dominance
Jean-Michel Saive believes that Chinese-born table tennis players who play for other countries risk restricting opportunities for home-grown prospects.
Jun 13, 18:55
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
Jean-Michel Saive: 'I could take part in my eighth Olympic Games'
Seven-time Olympian Jean-Michel Saive, 45, refuses to rule out an eighth Olympic outing in Rio de Janeiro.
Jun 13, 18:38
Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain competes during Men's Team Table Tennis first round match against team of Portugal on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012
Paul Drinkhall delighted with Russian Open final appearance
Great Britain's Paul Drinkhall loses out to Koki Niwa in the Russian Open final after his surprise run in the tournament.
Nov 10, 11:39
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England's men, women miss out on European Table Tennis Team Championships
England's men and women teams fail to qualify for the European Table Tennis Team Championships following defeats in Lisbon.
Sep 30, 10:15
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Table tennis hopeful Ethan Walsh to attend training camp in China
Rising UK table tennis star Ethan Walsh will reportedly head to China to attend a training camp.
Sep 1, 09:58
Liam Pitchford of England in action during the singles match between Ning Gao of Singapore and Liam Pitchford of England in the Men's Team Table Tennis Final between Singapore and England at Scotstoun Sports Campus during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Comm
England's Liam Pitchford pleased with historic table tennis bronze
Table tennis player Liam Pitchford expresses his delight at making Commonwealth Games history after becoming the first English player to win a singles medal.
Aug 2, 22:52
Kelly Sibley and Danny Reed of England celebrate winning the bronze medal following their Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal Match against Jian Zhan and Tianwei Feng of Singapore at Scotstoun Sports Campus during day ten of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on
"Devastated" Kelly Sibley rues England's table tennis defeat
England's Kelly Sibley admits that she is "absolutely devastated" to miss out on a bronze medal in her table tennis doubles loss.
Aug 2, 21:59
England's Paul Drinkhall and Joanna Drinkhall celebrate after winning the table tennis mixed doubles gold medal match against England's Tin Tin Ho and Liam Pitchford in the Scotstoun Sports Complex at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on A
Paul Drinkhall: 'English table tennis is in good shape'
Table tennis player Paul Drinkhall feels that England are in a strong position in the sport at the moment following their success at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 2, 18:47
Liam Pitchford of England in action during the singles match between Ning Gao of Singapore and Liam Pitchford of England in the Men's Team Table Tennis Final between Singapore and England at Scotstoun Sports Campus during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Comm
England's Liam Pitchford disappointed to miss out on gold
Team England's Liam Pitchford admits that he is gutted to have missed out on two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games by losing two matches on Saturday.
Aug 2, 16:45
England's Paul Drinkhall and Joanna Drinkhall celebrate after winning the table tennis mixed doubles gold medal match against England's Tin Tin Ho and Liam Pitchford in the Scotstoun Sports Complex at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on A
Joanna Drinkhall delighted with mixed doubles triumph
Team England's Joanna Drinkhall admits that she is elated to have won gold with husband Paul in the mixed doubles table tennis event at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 2, 16:15
Andrew Baggaley, Paul Drinkhall, Liam Pitchford, Danny Reed, and Sam Walker of Team England pose with their Silver Medals after winning the Silver Medal in the Men's Team Table Tennis Final between Singapore and England at Scotstoun Sports Campus during d
Joanna Drinkhall: 'All-English semi-final encounter was tough'
Joanna Drinkhall admits that facing off against her fellow Team England competitors was "tough" after booking her place in the final of the mixed doubles at Glasgow 2014.
Aug 1, 17:40
Liam Pitchford of England in action during the singles match between Ning Gao of Singapore and Liam Pitchford of England in the Men's Team Table Tennis Final between Singapore and England at Scotstoun Sports Campus during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Comm
Liam Pitchford: 'It's the best day of my career'
Liam Pitchford believes Thursday was the best day of his career as he reached two semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 31, 23:00
Liam Pitchford of England in action during the singles match between Ning Gao of Singapore and Liam Pitchford of England in the Men's Team Table Tennis Final between Singapore and England at Scotstoun Sports Campus during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Comm
Team England's Liam Pitchford delighted with Tin-Tin Ho partnership
England table tennis player Liam Pitchford feels that his partnership with Tin-Tin Ho in the mixed doubles at the Commonwealth Games in thriving.
Jul 31, 17:00
Liam Pitchford of England in action during the singles match between Ning Gao of Singapore and Liam Pitchford of England in the Men's Team Table Tennis Final between Singapore and England at Scotstoun Sports Campus during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Comm
Liam Pitchford pleased with comfortable win
Team England's Liam Pitchford reveals that he was pleased with how comfortablly he and teammate Tin-Tin Ho beat Vanuatu in their mixed doubles opener at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 30, 13:16
Andrew Baggaley, Paul Drinkhall, Liam Pitchford, Danny Reed, and Sam Walker of Team England pose with their Silver Medals after winning the Silver Medal in the Men's Team Table Tennis Final between Singapore and England at Scotstoun Sports Campus during d
Sam Walker: 'Third time lucky for Team England in 2018'
Sam Walker targets a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games to make it "third time lucky" for England's men's table tennis team.
Jul 30, 09:35
England's Tin-Tin Ho returns a shot against Egle Stuckyte of Lithuania during a match of the second division group F women's team groups at the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo on April 30, 2014
England's Tin-Tin Ho: 'I'm feeling motivated to win medal'
Tin-Tin Ho admits that 'everything went to plan' earlier today as she racked up two victories to top Group 1 in the women's table tennis singles.
Jul 29, 17:24
British player Kelly Sibley serves to Zulfiniso Saidalimova of Tajikistan, on May 14, 2013
Kelly Sibley: 'Team England wanted table tennis medal'
Team England's Kelly Sibley expresses her disappointment at being knocked out of the Commonwealth Games women's table tennis team event by Malaysia.
Jul 26, 15:38
England's Tin-Tin Ho returns a shot against Egle Stuckyte of Lithuania during a match of the second division group F women's team groups at the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo on April 30, 2014
Tin-Tin Ho: 'First time in front of home crowd a great experience'
Team England table tennis athlete Tin-Tin admits that she enjoyed her first competition in front of a home crowd, despite being on the losing side against Malaysia.
Jul 26, 15:15
Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain competes during Men's Team Table Tennis first round match against team of Portugal on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012
Paul Drinkhall eyeing table tennis gold in Glasgow
England table tennis player Paul Drinkhall admits that he wants to beat his achievement of the Delhi Games by winning gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Jul 25, 13:40
British player Kelly Sibley serves to Zulfiniso Saidalimova of Tajikistan, on May 14, 2013
Kelly Sibley delighted to top table tennis group
Kelly Sibley says that her table tennis team are "really pleased" to top their group.
Jul 25, 13:36
British player Kelly Sibley serves to Zulfiniso Saidalimova of Tajikistan, on May 14, 2013
England's Kelly Sibley hails "fantastic" team spirit
Table tennis competitor Kelly Sibley says that Team England's "fantastic" team spirit could see them achieve great success at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 24, 14:59
Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain competes during Men's Team Table Tennis first round match against team of Portugal on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012
Table tennis star Paul Drinkhall: 'England in great shape'
Table tennis star Paul Drinkhall insists that England are in "great shape" following a combined 9-0 victory for the nation's players today.
Jul 24, 14:47
A picture of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games logo on June 7, 2014
Melissa Tapper keen to triumph despite disability
Melissa Tapper says that she can beat her counterparts as she bids to become Australia's first disabled athlete to compete against able-bodied opponents.
Jul 23, 17:22
Andrew Baggaley of Great Britain in action against Omar Asser of Egypt during the Men's GB v World Team match during day two of the ITTF Pro Tour Table Tennis Grand Finals at the ExCel on November 24, 2011
Andrew Baggaley: 'Team England men's team have medal ambitions in Glasgow'
Andrew Baggaley, who is England's leading table tennis medallist in Commonwealth Games history, insists that confidence is high in the camp ahead of Glasgow 2014.
Jul 23, 15:23
Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain competes during Men's Team Table Tennis first round match against team of Portugal on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012
Paul Drinkhall: England team are "in great shape"
British number one Paul Drinkhall insists that England's table tennis team is in "great shape" as they prepare to compete for both men's and women's medals in Glasgow.
Jul 23, 15:05
Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain competes during Men's Team Table Tennis first round match against team of Portugal on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012
England's Paul Drinkhall hoping for table tennis gold
Paul Drinkhall, who won silver at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, says that he is hoping to secure a gold medal for England in the men's table tennis this time around.
Jul 22, 20:47
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Great Britain's Will Bayley expects new attitude towards Paralympics
Paralympic silver medallist Will Bayley believes that the Paralympic Games will be seen in a different light following the success of London 2012.
Sep 10, 10:01
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Paul Davies: Hard work's paid off
Great Britain's Paul Davies expresses his delight in securing a table tennis bronze medal following a tough encounter with Lee Chang-Ho.
Sep 3, 14:35
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Great Britain's Will Bayley content with table tennis silver
Great Britain's Will Bayley insists that he is satisfied with winning a Paralympic silver in the Class 7 table tennis final.
Sep 3, 08:57
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Paralympics table tennis roundup
Mixed results on day one for Great Britain's Paralympic table tennis players.
Aug 30, 22:43