Table Tennis Photos
Table tennis is an indoor racquet sport, also known as ping pong. Either two players or two teams of two players compete on a hard table divided in half by a net, using table tennis paddles to hit a lightweight ball back and forth. A player or team scores a point when the opponent fails to return the ball within the rules. The game dates back to the 19th century, originating in England and was introduced as an Olympic sport in 1988. Table tennis competitions are part of epa’s general service coverage during Olympic Summer Games, World and European Championships.