National News Articles

  • Rankings: Consultation shapes our next steps

    June 16, 2020

    Find out how we will continue to develop proposals for a modified rankings system – plus watch a video to find out more about how our current system works.

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  • Friday Photos 108: Commonwealth Championships success

    June 12, 2020

    This week we feature some action photos from the Alan and Jose Ransome Collection taken at the Commonwealth Championships, Isle of Man, 1985.

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  • What you told us about returning to play

    June 11, 2020

    Half of our members want to start playing again as soon as possible, while half have experienced a negative impact on their mental wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic, according to our Ready to Return player survey.

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  • Obituary: John Burtenshaw

    John Burtenshaw, a Vice-President of Table Tennis England who served the sport for more than six decades, has died a week after his 87th birthday.

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  • Members’ Advisory Group update

    The Members’ Advisory Group (MAG) held its latest meeting online in May, discussing subjects including the coronavirus pandemic, recruitment of new members and engagement with the wider table tennis community, as well as updating on the projects currently being undertaken.

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  • John Hilton featured on BBC’s QI show

    Table tennis got the QI treatment as English European champion John Hilton featured on the iconic BBC comedy panel show.

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  • Fight Club joins Saturday primetime

    June 10, 2020

    If you are looking for a new lockdown challenge which tests your table tennis skills, Ping Pong Fight Club may have the answer.

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  • How our members are helping to shape British League

    June 9, 2020

    Players, officials and volunteers from across the range of British League have helped us to shape a strategy document for the competition.

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  • Competitions: Cancellation and refund policy announced

    June 8, 2020

    Table Tennis England has announced a framework for confirming national events and leagues, plus a refund policy, as we continue to plan for the 2020/21 season.

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  • Join a TT Kidz at home session – whenever you want!

    Youngsters can learn and practise new table tennis skills in their own time at home with our new series of TT Kidz session videos.

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  • National leagues to be finalised

    June 5, 2020

    All outstanding fixtures in national leagues are to be cancelled and league tables finalised using a system of protocols released today by Table Tennis England.

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  • Friday Photos 107: Ellenborough memories

    Last week’s appeal for memorabilia has produced some positive results, with a special thank you to Jose Ransome who has sent a large package of photographs which will keep me busy for a day or so having a meander through them.

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  • Catch up on Ready to Return webinar

    June 4, 2020

    Our latest club webinar offered an overview of our latest Ready to Return guidance as the coronavirus restrictions are slowly lifted.

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  • More of your lockdown activities

    We are slowly moving towards a time when table tennis activity can resume in a form we all know and love, but in the meantime clubs and individuals are continuing their inventive methods of staying in communication and keeping active together.

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  • MAG recruitment: Applications open

    June 3, 2020

    The Members’ Advisory Group (MAG) is seeking to recruit three new members and the application process has now opened.

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  • Taking table tennis to the isolated and inactive

    Households across the country are being introduced to table tennis during the pandemic as Table Tennis England works in partnership to reach the most isolated and inactive members of our society.

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  • Obituary: England international Peter Shead

    Peter Shead, a former England international and prominent player of the 1950s and 1960s, has passed away aged 91 at his RAF flat in Rottingdean, Sussex.

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  • Two candidates for Elected Deputy Chairman

    June 1, 2020

    Two candidates have been nominated for the position of one Elected Deputy Chairman to serve on the Board until the 2023 AGM.

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  • Friday Photos 106: Back to school for England v Germany

    May 29, 2020

    Friday Photos makes a return to remember when a Sussex school was the venue as England took on Germany.

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  • Tell us your views on return to play

    May 28, 2020

    As we begin to emerge from lockdown and prepare for activities to resume, Table Tennis England is asking for our members’ feedback in a short survey concerning the impact of the outbreak on them and their thoughts on returning to play.

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