No it is not. But then again, it is. Depends on what your definition of "contact sport" is.
In most cases, ping pong is not a contact sport for it contains no actual physical contact between the players as you would see in hockey or football (which are full contact, or collision, sports).
According to another definition, ping pong, in a way, is a contact sports because there is physical contact between the player and the ball (when you go to serve the ball, you are holding it. This is considered contact between player and object).
Ping-pong is a sport it is affiliated with hand eye coordination. The U.S. does have a ping-pong team and Singapore also have ping pong team.
Ping Pong is correct because it is a national/ international sport
Table tennis or ping pong became an Olympic sport in 1988 in Seoul.
Yes, it is. They even have international ping-pong championships!
I think ping pong has a smaller ball
the weakest sport is tennis or ping pong
There is no difference between table tennis and ping pong. Table tennis and ping pong are just different names for the same sport.Table tennis is the official name for the sport, but when it was first invented it's popular name was ping pong. This is due to the sound the objects they used for bats would make.AnswerTable Tennis is the name of the sport played. That is why there isn't ping pong in the olympics. Ping Pong is a brand name that has since become interchangable with the word table tennis in the United States. There are ping pong tables which are used to play table tennis (the brand ping pong) and table tennis tables which are essentially the same thing.
The Chinese have long been good at the sport of Ping-Pong. It could be that the government focuses more on training ping-pong athletes than athletes in sports that the Chinese are traditionally not good at.
The national sport for China is Ping Pong and Soccer
Polo or Ping-pong.
The game ping pong, or table tennis, started in England in the 1880s. Originally it was played by the wealthy as an after dinner parlour game. Since 1988, ping pong has been introduced as an Olympic sport.
Ping-pong has the smallest ball.