Central News Articles

  • Aldridge and Cochrane battle to titles

    September 28, 2021

    The traditional curtain-raiser to the table tennis season in Northamptonshire took place earlier this month at the Westfield Table Tennis Club in Wellingborough when 18 young athletes gathered to compete in the 2021-22 Northants County Junior, Cadet and Girls Invitation Tournament.

    Read the Article

  • Birmingham 2022: Local ticket ballot open

    July 14, 2021

    The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is coming to the West Midlands next summer, and from 14 to 30 July, people who live in the region can apply for tickets in an exclusive ballot by registering for an account at birmingham2022.com.  

    Read the Article

  • Delight for county champions on return to play

    May 17, 2021

    Sunday 16 May was a great day for the young table tennis players across Northamptonshire as they finally had the opportunity to play some competitive table tennis for the first time since the March 2020

    Read the Article

  • Obituary: Jose Rogers, Leicester stalwart

    January 25, 2021

    Jose Rogers, who was a veritable stalwart of table tennis in the Leicester area for over 60 years, sadly died last week. 

    Read the Article

  • Nominate a local hero to star in Games campaign!

    October 14, 2020

    The search is on for a Hometown Hero of table tennis to be one of the faces of the next Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games advertising campaign.

    Read the Article

  • Leicester & District: Coaching on an upswing

    October 12, 2020

    Gradually table tennis is beginning to gain momentum in the Leicester area as everyone keeps their fingers crossed that virus figures don’t increase too much again with the city already having been subjected to the longest lockdown.

    Read the Article

  • Nottingham table tennis round-up

    The latest news from Nottingham and District Table Tennis Association.

    Read the Article

  • Leicester & District: Clubs beginning to build activity

    October 6, 2020

    With local lockdown curtailing the start of table tennis in Leicester when other areas were able to get back to playing it is good to report a building up of activity, especially coaching on various fronts.

    Read the Article

  • Obituary: Russell Winfield, Grantham coach

    April 17, 2020

    Tributes have been paid to a table tennis legend in the Grantham area. Russell Winfield passed away on Friday, April 10, aged 59.

    Read the Article

  • Women’s Coaching Bursary Spotlight 2

    March 23, 2020

    The female coaching bursary has been really successful with 22 Females being supported through their Level 1,2, 3’s. The bursary has provided ongoing support via […]

    Read the Article

  • Table Tennis England: How to stay in touch

    March 18, 2020

    Due to the current situation with Coronavirus Table Tennis England have followed the Government advice to allow all workers to work from home.

    Read the Article

  • Leicester & District: Bentley shines

    March 16, 2020

    Possibly the best performance of the week in the Leicester and District League came in Division One when Knighton Park II faced their own third team comprising of juniors for whom the youngest of the lot at 15, Oscar Bentley, won all three to take his team very close to a shock success.

    Read the Article

  • Leicester & District: Lutterworth’s decisive day

    March 14, 2020

    Having previewed the top clash of the week in Division Four of the Leicester & District League seven days ago with Lutterworth marginally ahead of Syston Casuals III and the two facing each other almost certainly for the championship, the reality was spectacular, but in an unexpected way.

    Read the Article

  • Leicester & District: Five-way fight for promotion

    March 3, 2020

    Division Three of the Leicester & District League is boiling up nicely to become a fight between five teams for promotion as some of the top teams let points slip away, albeit to each other.

    Read the Article

  • Leicester & District: Dramatic win for Goons

    February 24, 2020

    Needing to find some way of revitalising their flagship team handicap competition after falling entries the County Association did a survey and, as a result, changed the format so that all matches in a round would be played on a pre-ordained date under the same roof.

    Read the Article

  • It’s time to enter the Inter-Regionals

    February 19, 2020

    There is still time to enter the qualifying stage for this year’s Inter-Regional Championships, with events around the country in March, feeding into the national finals in May.

    Read the Article

  • Nottingham Closed Championships report

    February 17, 2020

    The annual Nottingham Closed Championships were played over the weekend of January 11-12 at Sycamore Table Tennis Club. As always the first days play consisted of all the junior events, divisional singles events for Division 2 and 3 players, a handicap competition and a drawn doubles event.

    Read the Article

  • Leicester & District: Berry good show!

    One of the best individual performances of the week in the Leicester and District League came in Division One when James Berry, who has been playing for Knighton Park II for a couple of years and improving all the time, took a very fine maximum against Thringstone to help his team to a 5-5 draw, beating players graded well above himself in the process.

    Read the Article

  • Leicester & District: Gong makes a mark

    February 10, 2020

    There was a flurry of excitement in Division One of the Leicester & District League when it was learned that a young lady from China would be joining the Unicorn second team. Already Yu Yu Gong has played in three matches and made her mark.

    Read the Article

  • Leicester & District: Wolvey win an unusual one

    February 3, 2020

    Results from Division One of the Leicester and District League are a little sparse of late but an unusual one to come through was that of AW Wolvey beating Knighton Park II 6-4.

    Read the Article