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January 7, 2016 10:49 am

Malaysia Threatened With Table Tennis Ban Unless Israel Given Visas to Compete in World Championship

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Competitive table tennis (illustrative). Malaysia could be barred from hosting major table tennis events unless it gives Israel visas to compete in next month's world team championships. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Competitive table tennis (illustrative). Malaysia could be barred from hosting major table tennis events unless it gives Israel visas to compete in next month’s world team championships. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Malaysia could be barred from hosting major table tennis events unless it gives Israel visas to compete in next month’s world team championships, the sport’s global body said on Thursday.

Judit Farago, CEO of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), gave the warning as the results of the Israeli team’s visa applications remain undecided.

Read full story at AFP.

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