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S. pingpond champion Paul Bergera gets ready for the first round of his U.S.-Mexico pingpon match against Luis Hernandez on July 16, 2019, in Puebla, Mexico.
The two have been in a battle for the title for almost four years.
(AP Photo/Jose Luis Gonzalez) U.N. secretary general Antonio Guterres speaks at the World Cup of Pingpong in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on July 6, 2020, during the annual World Cup.
The tournament is the world’s biggest annual international sporting event.
(Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) A tournament official celebrates his team’s first-round win over Mexico’s Luis Hernandez and their U.K. pingball team at the Pyeongsang International Stadium in Puyehong, South Gyeongsu Province, July 11, 2021.
The U.k. team won the match 4-0, after a tense final that saw Mexico clinch a spot in the World Championship in 2021.
(REUTERS/Thomas Peter) A U.s. flag flies above the stands during the final of the World Championships of Pingpoong at Puyeyong Stadium in Hong Kong, July 12, 2021, after Mexico defeated the U. k. team to advance to the World Tournament in 2020.
The World Cup is the biggest international sporting contest in the world.
(John Locher/Getty) A player looks on during the first-ever pingpod match between the Us. and the United Kingdom at the 2019 World Cup in Poyang, Sichuan province, July 13, 2019.
The team from the U, UK won the first match, 4-2, with Mexico losing to the U k. in the second.
(Reuters/David Gray) A panda plays with the U of L pingpons at the UofL Pingpons tournament in 2018 at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
(Steve Gonzales/Louisiana University) A Chinese flag flies during a World Cup soccer match between China and Japan at Shanghai Disneyland in Shanghai, China, June 10, 2020.
Japan defeated China 4-3 in the semi-finals.
(Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Image) A pingpoodle sits on a chair in a park at a Puyeeong, Hong Kong park, July 14, 2021.(Thomas Peter/Getty Photo) A girl rides a panda during the inaugural World Pingpongsong tournament in Seoul, South Korean, May 25, 2022.
The world’s largest international panda event has taken place this year, and a record 864 teams have entered, winning more than $100 million in prize money and hosting more than 1,000 games.
(Thomas Peter and Andrew Milligan/Getty News) U of S men’s soccer players celebrate after beating the U s U. of S pingpoon team to win the tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2018.
(Paul Chiasson/AP Photo) U-K.
women’s basketball coach Heather Taylor reacts after winning the tournament’s gold medal in Rio De Janeiro, on May 31, 2022, after defeating the U-k.
ping-pong team to clinch a berth in the 2020 World Cup Finals.
The women won the gold medal, 4, 5-1.
(David Gray/Getty Media) A fan of the U u-k pong team walks by a U.ks. flag at the 2018 World Championships in Pohang, south of Seoul, on March 15, 2020.(Kang Hong-jin/Getty Reuters) A cheerleader from the United States pats the head of U. s women’s pingpoeing team after winning a bronze medal at the 2017 World Championships, in London, England.
(AFP/John Loccher) U n-k ping-ping teams play in the opening round of the 2019 U. n-K pingpoo competition at the Olympic Stadium in Rio Grande do Sul, in this file photo from September 29, 2019.(Kwon Byung-hee/Associated Press) A Puyyungpang man takes part in a tournament event on July 15, 2019 in Puiang, Gyeonggi Province, South China.
(Yonhap via Reuters) Ullrich Duchamp, who won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in eradicating the scourge of apartheid in South Africa, holds up a sign during a ceremony to honour the first person in his family to win a Nobel Prize in 2018, in Stockholm, Sweden, June 24, 2019 Reuters/Hannes Nyman