National News Articles

  • Webinar series to support clubs

    October 6, 2020

    Find out about upcoming Table Tennis England webinars for Clubs and Leagues, and watch previous webinars.

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  • Young athletes get Backing from SportsAid

    Seven young members of the England performance pathway and nine para table tennis athletes have received grants of up to £5,000 from the Backing The Best programme.

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  • Clacton league rises to the restart challenge

    October 5, 2020

    The pandemic is creating challenges for table tennis leagues to get back under way, and the Clacton & District League is one which has adapted to the restrictions to get a competition off the ground.

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  • Update on the latest event cancellations

    October 2, 2020

    It has now been confirmed that the second round fixture for the Senior British League Premier Division is among the latest events to be cancelled […]

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  • Parlour becomes coaching base for Rory

    October 1, 2020

    With the pandemic affecting the operation of many club table tennis venues, one coach has turned to his local Ping Pong Parlour to help him deliver sessions.

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  • More time to show Pride in our volunteers!

    September 30, 2020

    We’re extending the nomination period for the Pride of Table Tennis Awards, giving clubs, leagues and other table tennis organisations longer to make sure they honour their unsung heroes.

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  • Advert star Kathryn switches back to her TT skills

    September 29, 2020

    When comparison site U-Switch needed an actress who was also a proficient table tennis player to star in their latest advert, former England youth player Kathryn Delaney was just the person.

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  • Students pass their round-Britain test

    September 28, 2020

    The University of Nottingham Table Tennis Club has cracked its round-Britain charity challenge by covering 17,819km between them – raising hundreds of pounds in aid of Access Sport.

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  • Watch TT Leagues Webinar

    September 24, 2020

    Our recent TT Leagues webinar offered an overview of the many improvements and updates which have taken place to the platform over the summer, plus a demonstration of how to configure short format leagues.

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  • SBL Premier is among latest cancelled events

    The opening weekend of the Senior British League, Premier Division season is among the latest batch of events to be cancelled because of ongoing coronavirus restrictions.

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  • We Give our backing to school coaching Charter

    Table Tennis England has signed up to the First Give Charter, providing assurances to schools that coaches delivering table tennis on their premises will do so in a covid-safe way.

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  • Who will follow in super-volunteer Don’s footsteps?

    September 23, 2020

    Can you help us find a super-volunteer who has poured their heart and soul into our sport over at least 15 years?

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  • We’re joining call for sports recovery fund

    September 22, 2020

    Table Tennis England is supporting a campaign calling for emergency funding to support the sports and physical activity sector through the pandemic, or risk a “lost generation of sport and activity”.

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  • Priya joins national sport conference panel

    September 18, 2020

    Table Tennis England director Priya Samuel is part of a top-level panel opening up the Sport & Recreation Alliance Annual Conference.

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  • Latest cancellations of national events

    The second round of the Cadet County Championships and the opening round of the National Junior League (NJL) at Halton and London Academy on October 31 have been cancelled.

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  • Friday Photos 121: Celebrating John Hilton

    To celebrate John Hilton’s wonderful achievement at the European Championships 40 years ago in winning the Men’s Singles title, this week, Friday’s Photos shows pictures of John over several years.

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  • ‘Millionaire’ winner tells of his passion for table tennis

    September 17, 2020

    Who Wants To Be a Millionaire? winner and local league player Don Fear is looking forward to playing more table tennis in the wake of his spectacular success on the ITV show.

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  • John delighted to take path from Parlour to Club

    Ping Pong Parlours are not just somewhere anyone can turn up and play table tennis for free, they can also be a route into joining clubs and leagues, as John Warley’s story demonstrates.

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  • Sandra Deaton elected to ETTU Board

    September 16, 2020

    Table Tennis England Chairman Sandra Deaton has been elected to the key role of Vice-President of Finance on the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) Executive Board.

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  • Search is on for the Pride of our sport!

    Table tennis is renowned as a sport that anyone can play – and our Pride of Table Tennis Awards initiative is looking for someone who captures that spirit of inclusivity.

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