Liu Guoliang (second from left) with Chinese team members Zhang Jike, Wang Hao and Ma Long after winning gold in the men’s team competition at the London Olympics. Photo: Xinhua

Top Chinese table tennis stars pull out of China Open after coach reshuffle

Triple Olympic gold medallist Ma Long plus two others withdraw from Chengdu tournament after long-serving coach Liu Guoliang is removed as the General Administration of Sports of China condemn their no-show

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Liu Guoliang (second from left) with Chinese team members Zhang Jike, Wang Hao and Ma Long after winning gold in the men’s team competition at the London Olympics. Photo: Xinhua
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