Having a ball: Why is table tennis so popular in Macao?

Table tennis is red-hot in Macao. We take a look at how the sport has grown from European import to a favourite pastime of thousands of local residents.

Cheong Chi Chun and his brother
Twin brothers Cheong Chi Chun (left) and Cheong Chi Cheng (right) have been playing table tennis since they were eight years old - Photo courtesy of Macao Magazine / Denzel Calangi