Potential Table Tennis Star Wonders Whether to Keep Competing


Jed Jacobsohn for The New York Times The 16-year-old Hsing may soon face the decision of continuing in table tennis or focusing on school. Her father, a computer software engineer, left his job with IBM so he could work from home, available to ferry his daughter to practices and matches. Hsing's schoolwork was never compromised.


EU students say permit delays are putting degrees at risk


Our plans are in tatters, say Romanian students, because we need permits to work while we study By now, Emilia Gheorghe, a second-year Romanian student at Hull University, should be working at an international summer school, developing children's English language skills and arranging activities. It was a job that could have boosted her chances of...


Olympic Coaching Tips: Table Tennis with Doru Gheorghe


In the first episode of "Olympic Coaching Tips: Table Tennis," the U.S. Women's Table Tennis head coach Doru Gheorghe give tips on the proper grip, stance, and footwork for athletes. Subscribe to our channel for more Olympic and Paralympic content: http://www.youtube.com/teamusa - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.


You: Olympic Track and Field Week: Top 5 Slowest Athletes of All-Time


Next Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Usain Bolt is a tremendous runner. He proved that earlier this week when he won the Men's 100m, breaking the Olympic record with a 9.63 second jaunt. The only things faster than Bolt are a handful of animals, lightning and Wi-Fi in South Korea. Suffice to say, there are many more things that are slower than Bolt.


Olympics: San Jose's Ariel Hsing advances again in table tennis singles


Bay Area teenager Ariel Hsing moved one step further Sunday morning in the Olympic table tennis competition, winning a second-round match against 49-year-old Ni Xia Lian of Luxembourg. Now the senior-to-be at San Jose's Valley Christian High will play second-seeded Li Xiaoxia of China on Sunday night.


10 Live TV Brawls


Comments () Play nice, boys and girls! Punches thrown, smacks put down, chairs hurled, and water tossed...no, this is not the set of Jersey Shore. These are real brawls on live TV. Recently, a Jordanian Parliament member pulled out a pistol on-air when he didn't like the opinions of another guest. From Argentina to Russia and countries in between,...


Reading19


19http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/sandamichaela-1489104-reading19/An He, Chinese Artist, was born in 1957 inGuangzhou, China. While studying at theGuangzhou Institute of Fine Arts An He wasinvited to join the All China Artists Association,a top national organization only for professionalartists.


OMV Petrom Second-Quarter Profit Drops 29% on Output, Oil - Bloomberg


OMV Petrom Second-Quarter Profit Drops 29% on Output, Oil By Irina Savu - 2012-08-08T06:58:12Z Romania 's biggest oil company OMV Petrom SA (SNP) said its second-quarter net income declined 29 percent because of lower production and oil prices. Net income fell to 643 million lei ($175 million) in the second quarter from 903 million lei a year...


Dynamo no match for Zenit


Dynamo Moscow had nothing to offer against Zenit St. Petersburg, as the defending champions collected a confident 2-0 win on Matchday 2 of Russian Football Premier League. ­Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0 Dynamo Moscow Aleksandr Kerzhakov collected his third goal in two games, giving Zenit the lead in the 10th minute of play.


Preview: Weekend Swedish action


Brian Edwards and Degerfors will look to crawl out of the relegation zone this weekend when they host Ryan Miller and his Halmstad teammates. Ljungskile SK - Jonkopings Sodra IF American Patrick Hopkins will line up in the center of Ljungskiles defense when they host Jonkopings this weekend. Ljungskile have risen up to fifth in the Superettan, but...