Defending champion Zhang Jike retained his men's singles title at the world championships after defeating fellow mainlander Wang Hao in the final. Fourth seed Zhang prevailed 11-7, 11-8, 6-11, 14-12, 5-11, 11-7 in a rematch of last year's Olympic final to secure a fourth major title in a row.Wednesday, 22 May, 2013, 5:21am
Fang Yuting, 23, Cheng Ming, 26, Xu Jing, 22 Women's team
Major achievement: 2012 Olympic test event silver medal27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Shocked mainland doctors have launched an online campaign for respect and a safe working environment after many internet users appeared to cheer the fatal stabbing of a young doctor by a patient at a hospital in Harbin on Friday.28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
A junior doctor admitted to a PhD programme in Hong Kong was stabbed to death by an angry patient while at work in a Harbin hospital on Friday.
Wang Hao, 28, was one of four doctors stabbed by a patient who had gone to the First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University with a spinal inflammation, according to a hospital statement.25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong men's team had to settle for a silver medal after they lost to pre-tournament favourites China 3-0 in the final of the world team cup in Magdeburg, Germany last night. Wang Liqin, the reigning world champion, made a perfect start for China when he won in three straight games 11-8, 11-5, 11-7 against Li Ching.8 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Wang Liqin well deserves his name. The Chinese character Li stands for 'inspire', while Qin conjures up the notion of 'diligence'.8 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Newly crowned Olympic champion and current world number one Zhang Yining once again proved too strong for Hong Kong's Tie Yana.31 Oct 2004 - 12:00am
World number one Wang Liqin made some amends for the disappointment of a bronze medal in Athens by defeating Wang Hao to take the men's Volkswagen Open in Changchun.
Wang Liqin, who lost to Wang Hao, currently ranked three, in the semi-finals at the Olympics, gained revenge by beating him 4-3 in his home city, 6-11, 11-6, 13-11, 10-12, 11-6, 12-14, 11-2.20 Sep 2004 - 12:00am
SWEDEN reinforced its reputation as a men's table tennis power when Olympic champion Jan-Ove Waldner clinched the last game, and his country its third world tile in a row in Gothenburg last month.6 Jun 1993 - 12:00am