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China sweeps table tennis golds

Updated: August 8, 2012, 12:46 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- China delivered one of its most pressure-packed gold medals of the London Olympics on Wednesday, completing the sweep of all four table tennis titles with a 3-0 victory over South Korea in the men's team final.

The sweep was expected, and anything less could have prompted shakeups in the government bureaucracy that oversees the sport. Table tennis is a source of national pride in China, with some jokingly calling it "China ball."

China has won 24 of 28 gold medals since ...

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