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  • Birmingham Commonwealth Games only six months away!

    January 28, 2022

    Today marks six months to go until the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, where Team England’s stars will be looking to #BringItHome.

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  • Centenary Stories: Is Mike’s marathon a record?

    January 27, 2022

    Most of our members will have played a game which seemed to go on forever, with neither player able to get that all-important two-point advantage – but has anyone ever got as far as 38-36?

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  • Leon unleashes table tennis magic

    January 26, 2022

    Leon Thomson thinks table tennis is magic – and now he’s proving it by transforming table tennis clubs into theatres to stage his own shows.

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  • Krish Chotai’s pathway success

    England youngster Krish Chotai is a brilliant example of how the England pathway enables players to develop and achieve their goals.

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  • MK League: Superb Sparrow starts puttin’ on the style

    January 25, 2022

    PREMIER DIVISION Tough going this week for leaders MK Spinners in their match with 4th placed club-mates Sasaki before the title favourites sealed a hard […]

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  • Peake and Barella are first GB Coach Apprentices

    Lois Peake and Graeme Barella are the first coaches to be selected to the GB Coach Apprenticeship Programme.

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  • Obituary: Harold Webb, Ellenborough club President

    Harold Webb, the President of Ellenborough Table Tennis Club in Enfield, died on January 14th after a fall. Here, the Ellenborough committee pay tribute to Harold.

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  • Archway beat Ormesby in thrilling SBL tie

    Archway Peterborough beat Ormesby 4-3 to remain unbeaten in the SBL Premier Division.

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  • Peake hits the heights as Plymouth claim WBL Premier title

    January 24, 2022

    Joola Plymouth leapfrogged Fusion to claim the Premier Division crown as the Women’s British League came to a pulsating conclusion.

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  • Tickets go on general sale for Senior Nationals

    Tickets go on general sale today for the Mark Bates Ltd Senior National Championships – don’t miss your chance to book a seat at our flagship tournament.

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  • Clacton & Dist: Treble No 3 for Gowlett

    Year in, year out, Kevin Gowlett is one of the most reliable and consistent players in Division One of the Clacton & District League, and this week the ever-present Brotherhood A player guided his team to a second 7-3 success of the season over Nomads Lions.

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  • Braintree League: Brown clinches a cup thriller

    It was the tightest of tight endings to a tight match as the Braintree Table Tennis League preliminary round cup match between Black Notley I and Rayne F swayed one way and the other before reaching its nailbiting finish.

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  • No Champions League fairytale for Bolton

    Emily Bolton was defeated by the world No 46 as her club Saint Quentinois lost in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

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  • Coronavirus update

    January 21, 2022

    January 21st update: Following the latest Government announcement, we have published changes to the guidance as it relates to table tennis.

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  • Bolton gets Champions League chance

    England’s Emily Bolton is in the Saint Quentinois line-up for the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final away to Polish side KTS Tarnobrzeg on Sunday – find out how to watch live.

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  • ELCC entry deadline extended

    January 20, 2022

    There are just a few days left for leagues to confirm their FREE entry into the Centenary English Leagues Cup Competitions (ELCC) – with the closing date having been extended until January 31.

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  • Unbeaten Archway and Ormesby face off in SBL Premier Division

    Archway Peterborough travel to Ormesby for the first fixture of 2022 in the Senior British League Premier Division.

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  • Top 10s get Cadet National Cup invitations

    The top 10 boys and girls in the Cadet age group have been invited to compete at the first Cadet National Cup to take place since 2019.

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  • Obituary: Melvyn Lovegrove, British League photographer

    January 19, 2022

    It is with great sadness that we announce that Melvyn Lovegrove, known to hundreds as a player on the veterans’ circuit and as the WBL and VBL photographer, passed away this week at the age of 70.

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  • Pitchford leads way into Champions League semis

    Liam Pitchford led the way as his Russian team UMMC completed a convincing Champions League quarter-final victory.

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