A whirlwind tour before London

640 days ago

Right after I made the Olympic team in May, I got the chance to play a few rounds of table tennis with my good friends, "Uncle" Warren and "Uncle" Bill. You may know them if I include their last names: Buffett and Gates! Read more ...

I made it to the Olympics and prom!

717 days ago

I made it onto the Olympic team! When I was 8, I wrote down, "I want to go to the Olympics" on a little piece of paper that I rolled up, wrapped with a string and placed in a pretty box smaller than my palm. Read more ...

Hsing: 'I made it to the Olympics and to prom'

717 days ago

It's been a month of big "firsts" for 16-year-old American table tennis player Ariel Hsing. She qualified for her first Olympics, and then celebrated that achievement by attending her first school dance -- the junior prom. Read more ...

I played against the best in the world!

730 days ago

Ariel Hsing will be blogging for espnW throughout her training for the Olympics in London this summer. Maybe the best part about the world championships last month can be described in two simple words: German sausages. Read more ...

Why I was way too nervous

759 days ago

Ariel Hsing will be blogging for espnW throughout her training for the Olympics in London this summer. Losing to someone you've never lost to before is the worst. And that's exactly what happened to me at the U. Read more ...

Ariel Hsing: 'I was way too nervous'

765 days ago

For world-champion hurdler Lashinda Demus, getting to tell her 4-year-old twin sons "Mommy won!" is a great reward for another successful race. Read more ...