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  • It’s a rap for John’s table tennis-inspired music!

    January 6, 2021

    It might be a stretch to dub him the Pete Tong of table tennis, but Ormesby TTC member John Lowe has been using the sport to inspire his musical creations.

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  • Official Statement

    The Board of Directors has called an EGM as they are required to do upon the request of company members representing at least 5% of […]

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  • Ready to Return latest statement

    January 5, 2021

    Table tennis activity contributes to many health, social and economic benefits across the country and many of us will be missing the game, however it is vitally important that when activity is resumed, it does not compromise the health and safety of individuals or communities.

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  • Competitions: Latest coronavirus situation

    Following the announcement of lockdown 3.0 on January 4, here is a summary of what this means for our competitions structure.

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  • Register to join the Pride of Table Tennis Awards judging panel

    If you want to play a key role in choosing the Pride of Table Tennis Awards winners then we have just the opportunity.

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  • Coronavirus update

    January 5 update: Following the Government announcement regarding lockdown 3.0, all clubs, league, competition or coaching activity stops with immediate effect.

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  • Four selected for Olympic qualifying tournament

    Great Britain are sending the maximum permitted four players to the European Olympic Qualifying Tournament in February.

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  • Coach John Mapletoft honoured by the Queen

    December 31, 2020

    Grassroots table tennis coach John Mapletoft says he is “pleased and proud” to become a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honours – and thanked the local volunteers who have helped him during his 50-year career.

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  • New-look WTT, plus a funding boost to end the year

    From the eye-catching launch of World Table Tennis to a UK Sport Olympic funding boost to end the year on a high . . . read part two of our review of 2020.

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  • Liam and Paul make history before lockdown bites

    December 30, 2020

    Historic success for Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall before the effects of the pandemic struck . . . part one of our review of 2020.

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  • We’re joining forces to put sport at heart of recovery

    Table Tennis England has signed up to a sports industry new year’s resolution pledging to put physical activity at the heart of the nation’s recovery from the pandemic in 2021.

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  • Notice of EGM

    December 29, 2020

    The Board of Table Tennis England has published the Notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) which will take place at 7pm on Monday January 25, 2021.

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  • England pathway squads announced

    December 23, 2020

    An expanded Junior Training Group has been announced alongside new Hopes and Aspire squads after the latest England performance pathway assessments.

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  • Kelly Sibley appointed England women’s coach

    Kelly Sibley is targeting more Commonwealth Games success for England after being appointed National Coach for the England women’s team through to the Birmingham 2022 Games.

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  • Chairman’s message – Christmas 2020

    December 22, 2020

    I write these words to all Table Tennis England members at the end of what must be the most challenging year most of us have ever known.

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  • World Championships cancelled

    The delayed World Team Championships 2020, due to be held in South Korea at the end of February, have been cancelled – the first time since the Second World War that the Championships will not be held.

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  • Fundraiser Stephen honoured by Trust

    December 21, 2020

    The legacy of inspirational cancer fundraiser and table tennis player Stephen Sutton lives on as the Teenage Cancer Trust celebrates its 30th birthday.

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  • Table tennis awarded UK Sport funding to 2024

    December 18, 2020

    British table tennis has been awarded £1.35 million UK Sport funding through to the Paris 2024 Olympics.

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  • Senior British League season cancelled

    The remainder of the Senior British League season, including the Premier Division, has been cancelled.

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  • Pitchford’s Champions League campaign is over

    December 17, 2020

    Liam Pitchford’s Champions League dream will have to wait for another year at least as his UMMC team were defeated in the semi-finals by Borussia Dusseldorf.

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