Featured News Articles

  • Coronavirus update

    November 23, 2020

    November 23 update: Following today’s Government announcement ahead of the end of lockdown, we are awaiting the detailed guidance on what this means for table tennis in the various tiers. We will update this statement as soon as possible.

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  • England’s Felix cooks up a culinary fundraiser

    Young England player Felix Thomis is hoping to find the right fundraising recipe with a star-studded table tennis cookbook.

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  • YST targets Big help for teachers

    The Youth Sport Trust is putting the wellbeing of teachers at the forefront of its involvement in The Big Give campaign.

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  • Not good enough, admits honest Pitchford

    November 20, 2020

    Liam Pitchford admitted his match against Hugo Calderano at the ITTF Finals left him feeling “disappointed and quite angry with myself”.

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  • MAG reaching out to clubs

    The Members’ Advisory Group is inviting clubs to join an online discussion about their key role in the sport – find out how your club can get involved.

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  • Win one of three £50 Amazon vouchers

    November 19, 2020

    Our latest participation survey aims to find out what effect COVID-19 restrictions continue to have on the table tennis community – everyone who responds will go into a draw to win one of three £50 Amazon vouchers.

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  • Pitchford sent tumbling by Calderano

    Liam Pitchford fell at the first stage of the ITTF Finals in Zhengzhou as he ran into world No 6 Hugo Calderano in blistering form.

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  • Why #SaveOurSports campaign matters

    Get involved in the #SaveOurSports campaign – and read case studies as members of the table tennis family describe some of their experiences during and between the lockdown periods. 

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  • New panel to tackle diversity project

    The table tennis community will be asked to input into a new, updated diversity action plan to help ensure the sport is fully inclusive for people of all backgrounds.

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  • Vacancy for National Women’s Coach

    November 18, 2020

    Applications are sought for a National Coach to lead the England women’s team into the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

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  • Calderano up first for Pitchford at ITTF Finals

    Liam Pitchford will face Brazil’s Hugo Calderano in the first round of the ITTF Finals in China tomorrow – with a likely meeting against World No 1 Fan Zhendong waiting for the winner.

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  • TT Kidz to get worldwide coverage

    TT Kidz, the Table Tennis England initiative to get children aged 7-to-11 into table tennis, is set to be brought to the attention of a worldwide audience.

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  • County Championships cancelled

    November 17, 2020

    The remaining rounds of the County Championships for the 2020/21 season have been cancelled as a result of the pandemic.

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  • Butterfly Schools Individual event cancelled

    The Butterfly National Schools Individual Championships have joined the team competition in being cancelled for the 2020/21 season.

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  • Pitchford’s World Cup ended by Ovtcharov in thriller

    November 14, 2020

    Liam Pitchford was edged out of the Dishang ITTF Men’s World Cup by Dimitrij Ovtcharov today in a thrilling match lasting just under an hour.

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  • Webinar: Our new development team structure

    November 13, 2020

    If you missed our live webinar outlining the new structure of our development team, this is where you can catch up.

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  • Pitchford storms into World Cup knockout stage

    Liam Pitchford is into the knockout round of the Dishang ITTF Men’s World Cup in China thanks to two impressive victories today.

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  • Why table tennis is on the menu at this cafe

    November 12, 2020

    Café owner Csaba Feher and his family are using the new lockdown to continue their rediscovered love of table tennis – with what you might call their own ping pong parlour!

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  • How to watch Liam’s World Cup campaign

    Liam Pitchford has been drawn against the USA’s Kanak Jha and Chuang Chih-Yuan of Chinese Taipei in the group stage of the Men’s World Cup – find out how you can watch.

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  • Ivor Montagu, table tennis and Apartheid

    November 11, 2020

    Veteran table tennis player Stuart Sweeney has used lockdown to research and write this fascinating article about the part played by table tennis and England’s Ivor Montagu in the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa.

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