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Wang Hao, Zhang Yining win singles gold at table tennis worlds

Twice Olympic champion Zhang Yining came back from two sets down to beat defending champion Guo Yue for the women's singles top honor. Full story

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World table tennis championships in Yokohama

The World Table Tennis Championships opened in Yokohama, Japan, on April 28, 2009.

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Medal winners at table tennis worlds

2009-05-05 10:47:08 GMT Xinhua English YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Following are the medal winners at the world table tennis championships which ended here on Tuesday:

Wang Hao wins men's singles gold at table tennis worlds

2009-05-05 07:55:25 GMT Xinhua English YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Wang Hao beat his teammate Wang Liqin 11-9, 13-11, 11-5, 11-9 to win the men's singles event at the world table tennis championships here on Tuesday.

Chinese Zhang Yining wins women's sinlges title at table tennis worlds

2009-05-05 07:28:19 GMT Xinhua English YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Zhang Yining beat teammate Guo Yue to win the women's singles gold medal at the world table tennis championships here on Tuesday.

Wang Liqin moves closer to 4th singles crown

2009-05-04 12:26:36 GMT Xinhua English China's Wang Liqin celebrates during the men's singles semifinal against his compatriot Ma Lin at the World Table Tennis Championships in Yokohama, Japan, on May 4, 2009. Wang won 4-3 (11-5,12-14,11-9,7-11,11-9,6-11,11-6) and advanced to the final.(Xinhua/Bi Mingming)

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Wang Hao, Zhang Yining win singles gold at table tennis worlds

2009-05-05 11:22:29 GMT Xinhua English YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Wang Hao didn't "choke" this time as he ruined Wang Liqin's run for his fourth, or third straight, men's singles gold medal at the world table tennis championships here on Tuesday.

Chinese win golds in table tennis worlds

2009-05-05 02:44:59 GMT Xinhua English YOKOHAMA - Chinese Guo Yue and Li Xiaoxia beat teammates Ding Ning and Guo Yan 11-8, 12-10, 11-4, 3-11, 11-7 to win the women's doubles gold medal at the world table tennis championships here on Monday.

World Table Tennis Championships semifinals

2009-05-04 07:19:18 GMT Xinhua English Guo Yue/Li Xiaoxia won the match 4-0 and advanced into the final.at the World Table Tennis Championships in Yokohama, Japan, on May 4, 2009.

World table tennis championships open in Yokohama

2009-04-28 08:31:54 GMT Xinhua English By Sportswriter Cao Jianjie

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As China won all, Chinese official worried about table tennis' Olympic future

2009-05-03 13:09:27 GMT Xinhua English By Sportswriter Cao Jianjie

Chinese table tennis team too strong for world

2009-05-01 13:52:06 GMT Xinhua English YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 1 (Xinhua) -- The top four seeds in both the men's and women's singles at the world table tennis championships duly won their third round games on Friday evening.

Chinese table tennis team invites "wolves" into the house

2009-05-01 04:06:55 GMT Xinhua English By Sportswriter Cao Jianjie

Only Chinese can stop Chinese from steamrolling in table tennis

2009-04-28 02:23:51 GMT Xinhua English YOKOHAMA, Japan, April 27 (Xinhua) -- The world table tennis championships that opens in Yokohama on Tuesday might not see Chinese sweep the board as they had done in the previous two editions. That doesn't mean they are not able to.