Throwback Thursday: Al Horford, Two-Sport Athlete
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Today’s question comes from Brendon and is all about how to keep your eyes on the ball.
Winner of the Junior Boys’ Singles title at the Sun International 2016 World Junior Championships, Japan’s Tomokazu Harimoto ended the year as player listed in top spot on the Under 18 Boys’ World Rankings and on the counterpart Under 15 order of merit.
The Organising Committee invites five International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming São Paulo 2017 Youth Parapan American Games to be staged in the Brazilian city from Tuesday 21st March to Friday 24th March.
Playing for one hour without making a mistake, the right arm aching, Yannick Jeanneau, a Class 3 Para athlete from the Déols Table Tennis Club and La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin Club completed 3,663 hits against the upturned opposite half of the table. Thus a world record for a wheelchair bound athlete was established.
Present at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Brian Afanador and Adriana Diaz are very much the star names of Puerto Rico but there is much more to table tennis in the small Caribbean island, where the two teenagers have become role models and national celebrities.
But honestly, I am not 100% sure how this version of the game works. Does one person play in the middle or on opposite sides?
Olympic table tennis player Ai Fukuhara, who held her wedding ceremony in Taipei earlier this month, says she will put family first before her sport.
It has just been over a week since the Washington football team came up short in Week 17 in a winner-take-all game against the Giants and two Redskins are already competing in a new sport.
Today’s question comes from Nathan and is all about how to become a professional table tennis player.