National News Articles

  • Friday Photos 122: Wonderful discovery from the 1940s!

    October 22, 2021

    Sometimes there is the most wonderful discovery and record of former times and such was the case when Bob Janes contacted Table Tennis England as he had found some old negatives in his father-in-law’s attic – taken in January 1947!

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  • Top young players ready for Cleveland 4*

    October 21, 2021

    One of Britain’s leading Junior Table Tennis Championships, the Tees Active Cleveland Junior 4 Star Championship takes place at Thornaby Pavilion this weekend with a strong entry from all parts of the country.

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  • Clubs feature strengthens LinQ with members

    October 19, 2021

    A new feature in LinQsport is providing an opportunity for table tennis clubs to improve the way they communicate with, and organise events for, their members.

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  • Time to have your say in our Competition Review

    October 18, 2021

    Now is the time to make your views count in our survey about the future structure of table tennis competitions in England.

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  • Dennison and Engelson put Fusion top of WBL

    Fusion hold a slender one-point lead at the top of the Women’s British League, Premier Division after they edged out defending champions Joola Plymouth in the final round of matches on weekend one.

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  • Obituary: Connie Warren, England international

    October 14, 2021

    A heart of gold, a loyal friend and a player who delighted in leading officials a merry dance but always with a twinkle in his eye: former England international, Connie Warren, died on October 12th aged 81.

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  • Clothing rule change helps female players

    October 11, 2021

    Rules governing playing kit for competitions in England are being made more flexible in response to feedback from female players.

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  • Plymouth eye title defence as WBL returns

    Joola Plymouth launch a belated defence of their Women’s British League title as the competition makes its post-pandemic return on the coming weekend.

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  • ReTrain to ReTain: New funding available for coaches

    October 7, 2021

    As part of their Great Coaching Comeback campaign, UK Coaching in partnership with CIMSPA and EMDUK, has launched a new initiative ReTrain to ReTain, funded by Sport England.

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  • Helping coaches take their skills to the next Level

    Today we launch our revamped Level 2 Lead Coach qualification, providing the chance for coaches to upgrade their skills and help players of all abilities to develop their games.

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  • Hannah had mental health in Mind during marathon effort

    October 6, 2021

    Table Tennis England’s Marketing and Communications Manager Hannah Holland was among those pounding the streets for the London Marathon last weekend, raising money for a great cause.

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  • Supporting Parents in Sport Week 2021

    October 4, 2021

    Keeping children safe in sport is the focus of the sixth annual Parents in Sport Week, beginning today.

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  • Perfect weekend for Team Bribar as VBL returns

    Team Bribar opened a handy lead in the men’s Premier Division, but it is tight at the top of the women’s Premier after weekend one of the Veterans’ British League in Derby.

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  • Karen re-elected to sports industry group

    October 1, 2021

    Karen Tonge MBE has been re-elected deputy chair of the Games and Sport Division of the Sport & Recreation Alliance.

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  • Awards recognition for our covid response

    Table Tennis England’s Ready to Return covid-19 campaign has been shortlisted for a major award.

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  • Black History Month Podcast: Juliet Bertie

    As Black History Month begins, today we launch our series of podcasts to celebrate the huge contribution made by Black people to our sport.

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  • Veterans ready for return of British League

    September 29, 2021

    After a wait of more than 18 months, British League showpiece weekends return to the calendar with a bumper Veterans’ competition held across two venues this weekend.

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  • Thrilling first Grand Prix of the season

    September 20, 2021

    England international Denise Payet takes the Women’s singles title, while Sam Mabey adds to his Grand Prix wins tally with the Men’s singles.

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  • Stiga Blackpool Junior 4 Star 2021 Review

    September 18, 2021

    On its 20th anniversary 130 Junior and cadet players from afar afield as Cornwall, Jersey, Wales and Scotland attended the Stiga Blackpool Junior 4 Star, […]

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  • Previous winners in field for Crawley Grand Prix

    September 15, 2021

    The long wait is over and the first Grand Prix in almost two years takes place at the K2 venue in Crawley on the weekend of September 18-19. 

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