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The game has its origins in England as an after-dinner amusement for upper-class Victorians in the 1880s. A line of books would be the net, a rounded top of a champagne cork or knot of string as the ball, and a cigar box lid as the racket. In 1921, the Table Tennis Association was founded in England. London hosted the first official world championship in 1927. Table tennis was introduced as an Olympic sport at the Olympics in 1988. Toward the end of 2000, the ITTF instituted several rulMonday, April 6, 2009 12:27 PM. Secondly, the ITTF changed from a 21 to anMonday, April 6, 2009 12:27 PMCopyright 2008. Last modified Friday, April 3, 2009 1Friday, April 3, 2009 12:32 PM