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Olympic Games

Learn about table tennis in the Olympic Games. Includes discussion of which events are contested, the rules and laws of table tennis, how to play table tennis, past medalists, and latest results.

Women's Teams - Olympic Games Table Tennis Medalists
The Women's Teams gold, silver and bronze medal winners in Table Tennis from the Olympic Games.

Men's Teams - Olympic Games Table Tennis Medalists
The Men's Teams gold, silver and bronze medal winners in Table Tennis from the Olympic Games.

Top USA Table Tennis Players
An Olympic powerhouse in other areas, the USA is more of a minnow when it comes to table tennis. That doesn't mean that their players aren't hungry for gold! The USA has four ping-pong representatives in Beijing - these being Gao Jun, Wang Chen, and Crystal Huang in the Women's Teams and Individual events, and David Zhuang in the male Individual events.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Table Tennis at the Olympic Games
Want to know what's happening with table tennis at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games? Looking for information about the Olympic sport of ping-pong? This is the place to start!

What is Olympic Table Tennis?
What is Olympic Table Tennis? Since becoming part of the Summer Olympics in 1988, table tennis has proven to be one of the most popular Olympic sports. The format of events has changed for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, with the competition consisting of four events: men's singles, women's singles, men's teams, and women's teams.

Table Tennis/Ping-Pong - Important Olympic Rules
Get explanations about the rules and laws of the Olympic sport of table tennis/ping-pong, and learn about the role of the officials in table tennis at the Olympic Games.

Learn to Play Table Tennis: Lessons for Beginner through Advanced Levels
Learn to play the Olympic sport of table tennis with these table tennis tutorials and how to's for ping-pong beginners and advanced table tennis players.

Your Road to the Olympic Team - How to Become An Olympic Table Tennis Player
The Olympic Track - How Do I Become An Olympic Table Tennis Player?

An Illustrated History of the Olympic Sport of Table Tennis
An illustrated history of the sport of table tennis (or ping-pong), from its early origins in Victorian England, through the use of pimpled rubber, the introduction of sponge, the dominance of the Chinese, the introduction of speed glue, and the sweeping rule changes of 2000, and into the future.

Past Olympic Games Table Tennis / Ping-Pong Medalists
Olympic table tennis medalists for all of the Olympic table tennis events. An event by event list of the table tennis players that won the Olympic gold, silver, or bronze medals in the Olympic Games.

Men's Singles - Olympic Games Table Tennis Medalists
The Men's Singles gold, silver and bronze medal winners in Table Tennis from the Olympic Games.

Women's Singles - Olympic Games Table Tennis Medalists
The Women's Singles gold, silver and bronze medal winners in Table Tennis from the Olympic Games.

Men's Doubles - Olympic Games Table Tennis Medalists
The Men's Doubles gold, silver and bronze medal winners in Table Tennis from the Olympic Games.

Women's Doubles - Olympic Games Table Tennis Medalists
The Women's Doubles gold, silver and bronze medal winners in Table Tennis from the Olympic Games.

Table Tennis/Ping-Pong Action Photographs- 2008 Beijing Olympic Games…
View action photographs of male players who have directly qualified for the sport of table tennis / ping-pong, which is one of the sports represented at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

Table Tennis/Ping-Pong Action Photographs- 2008 Beijing Olympic Games…
View action photographs of female players who have directly qualified for the sport of table tennis / ping-pong, which is one of the sports represented at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

Oceania 2012 Olympic Qualifying Table Tennis Tournament
Results from the 2012 Oceania Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

2012 London Olympics Thoughts - Week 1
Some thoughts on the first week of table tennis at the 2012 London Olympics

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