National 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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  • Obituary: Ron Bayliss, Draycott & Long Eaton TTC founder

    Roy Bayliss, a stalwart of table tennis in the East Midlands, has passed away aged 88.

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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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  • MAG reaching out to clubs

    November 20, 2020

    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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  • 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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  • TT Kidz to get worldwide coverage

    November 18, 2020

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • England pathway training moves online for lockdown

    November 11, 2020

    The latest on how lockdown 2.0 has affected out England training camps and how we are engaging with players, coaches and parents to help our young pathway players to maximise the work they can do at home.

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  • Young Ambassador programme going strong into third year

    November 10, 2020

    Table Tennis England’s Young Ambassador programme is entering its third year and looking to build on the 38 Ambassadors and 21 mentors, from 20 PremierClubs, who have signed up in the first two years.

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  • Aldershot league ready to pick up new format after lockdown

    Aldershot & District League’s new two-player format was a big success before the latest lockdown – and the league is ready to pick up from where it left off after restrictions are lifted.

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  • The only place is BATTS for TOWIE cast!

    November 9, 2020

    Table tennis got the TOWIE treatment as stars of the hit ITV show filmed at the BATTS club in Harlow ahead of a charity ping pong tournament.

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  • Butterfly Schools Team event cancelled ‘with heavy heart’

    November 6, 2020

    The Butterfly National Schools Team Championships has been cancelled for the 2020/21 season.

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  • New initiative ‘insures’ our sport is a winner

    November 5, 2020

    Table Tennis England and Mark Bates Ltd today extend their partnership by launching the Insurance That Supports Our Sport initiative.

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  • Webinar: How our team is evolving to help the sport

    The last six months have brought many challenges across the sporting sector and as a governing body it is important that we consider how we adapt to deliver the best possible support and service to members, clubs, leagues, coaches, volunteers and officials. 

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