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Paul Drinkhall leads the way as six table tennis players selected for Team GB

London 2012 Olympics: Paul Drinkhall leads the way as six table tennis players selected for Team GB

Paul Drinkhall leads the way as six table tennis players selected for Team GB

Andy Murray serving as flag bearer for Team GB

Who, What, Why: Why is it Team GB, not Team UK?

Usain Bolt claimed a record third 100m title while tennis player Andy Murray won Britain's fifth Rio gold on GB's best day at an overseas Olympics.  A 15th gold of the Games, putting GB second in the medal table, followed gymnast Max Whitlock's historic double success and Justin Rose's golf victory.  Cyclist Jason Kenny defeated team-mate Callum Skinner for his fifth title.

Rio Olympics: Usain Bolt wins; GB golds for Whitlock, Murray, Rose & Kenny

Usain Bolt claimed a record third 100m title while tennis player Andy Murray won Britain's fifth Rio gold on GB's best day at an overseas Olympics. A 15th gold of the Games, putting GB second in the medal table, followed gymnast Max Whitlock's historic double success and Justin Rose's golf victory. Cyclist Jason Kenny defeated team-mate Callum Skinner for his fifth title.

World No. 1 Liu Shiwen of China, sponsored by Dubai, leads the 2013 World Tour rankings. Photo: Remy Gros / ITTF World.

World No. 1 Liu Shiwen of China, sponsored by Dubai, leads the 2013 World Tour rankings. Photo: Remy Gros / ITTF World.

Sayaka Hirano (left), Ai Fukuhara (middle) and Kasumi Ishikawa (right) are representing hosts Japan at the Starts Women’s World Cup in Kobe. Photos: ITTF.

Sayaka Hirano (left), Ai Fukuhara (middle) and Kasumi Ishikawa (right) are representing hosts Japan at the Starts Women’s World Cup in Kobe. Photos: ITTF.

Les joueurs de l'équipe chinoise, Ma Long et Wang Hao, contre l'équipe de la République de Corée lors de la demi-finale du double messieurs du championnat asiatique de tennis de table, le 29 février à Macao

Les joueurs de l'équipe chinoise, Ma Long et Wang Hao, contre l'équipe de la République de Corée lors de la demi-finale du double messieurs du championnat asiatique de tennis de table, le 29 février à Macao

Is Table Tennis Yet Another Neglected Sport Of India?

Is Table Tennis Yet Another Neglected Sport Of India?

Day Three - JULY 30: Zhang Jike of China returns the ball during his Men's Singles Table Tennis fourth round match against Vladimir Samsonov of Belarus on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)

Day Three - JULY 30: Zhang Jike of China returns the ball during his Men's Singles Table Tennis fourth round match against Vladimir Samsonov of Belarus on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)

Faces of Olympic table tennis - wird bei der EM in Schwechat nicht viel anders sein..

EastPoint EPS 3.0 Table Tennis Paddle

Faces of Olympic table tennis - wird bei der EM in Schwechat nicht viel anders sein..

Captured at just the right moment at the World Table Tennis Championship in Rotterdam. More of these in the gallery. :)

Keeping an eye on the ball: the 2011 World Table Tennis Championship in Rotterdam

Captured at just the right moment at the World Table Tennis Championship in Rotterdam. More of these in the gallery. :)

Kasumi Ishikawa  / ZEN NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships

Kasumi Ishikawa / ZEN NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships

The race to reach the London Olympics intensifies - www.london2012.com #table #tennis #london2012 #olympics

The race to reach the London Olympics intensifies - www.london2012.com #table #tennis #london2012 #olympics

China's Ding Ning serves to Li Jie of the Netherlands in table tennis match

London 2012 Olympics: Saturday 4 August – live picture blog

China's Ding Ning serves to Li Jie of the Netherlands in table tennis match

Djibouti's Yasmin Hassan Farah serves during her women's singles preliminary-round table-tennis match

Olympic Highlights in Photographs

Djibouti's Yasmin Hassan Farah serves during her women's singles preliminary-round table-tennis match

Timo Boll (by Timo Boll, via Flickr)

Timo Boll (by Timo Boll, via Flickr)