ping pong diplomacy

Ping Pong Match Commemorates Ping Pong Diplomacy

Today marks 30 years since a ping-pong tournament broke the ice between the U.S. and China, paving the way to diplomatic relations. The occasion was marked in Beijing with a rematch. From the Foreign Policy blog: [Photo from...

Pingpong Diplomacy to be Commemorated in Rematch

The 1971 ping-pong match that helped reestablish relations between the U.S. and China will be celebrated this week with a rematch between the original players. From AP: It was an unlikely diplomatic tool amid the escalating...

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