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Table Tennis

USA alive

Posted by Greg Lee, Globe Staff August 13, 2008 10:03 AM

The U.S. women's table tennis team defeated the Netherlands 3-1 to keep their bronze medal hopes alive at the 2008 Olympic Games.

Next up for the American team is a match with Nigeria at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Peking University Gymnasium. A win will give the U.S. the No. 2 seed in their group and move them into the bronze medal bracket of the tournament.

Look for contributions from the following Globe Staffers in Beijing:

  • John Powers
  • Shira Springer
  • Bob Ryan
  • Marc J. Spears
  • Gregory Lee
  • Scott LaPierre
  • Patricia Wen