Matthew Syed

Journalist At The Times, Media Personality & Former Table Tennis #1

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  • 2021 - Began hosting Radio 4 show 'Sideways' 
  • 2015 - Named Sports Journalist of the Year for the second time at the British Press Awards 
  • 2008 - Won a bronze medal at the Olympic Golden Rings ceremony for his film China and Table Tennis
  • 2001 - Won gold at the Table Tennis Commonwealth games 
  • 2001 - Stood as a Labour Party Candidate in the General Election 
  • 2000 - Represented Great Britain in the Sydney Olympic Games 
  • 1992 - Represented Great Britain in the Barcelona Olympic Games
  • Co-founder of Matthew Syed Consulting 
  • Co-founder of TTK Greenhouse 
  • Host of BBC Radio Five Live podcast 'Flintoff, Savage and The Ping Pong Guy'