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.

" Natalia Partyka" , Born Without RightHand & Forearm ♥ Currently Playing TableTennis In London  Olympics. Hats off to her

" Natalia Partyka" , Born Without RightHand & Forearm ♥ Currently Playing TableTennis In London Olympics. Hats off to her

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.

China's women's table tennis poster child.

China's women's table tennis poster child.

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.

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)

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