National News Articles

  • It’s 100 days until our 100th birthday!

    July 30, 2021

    The countdown is on to the special day when the ETTA/Table Tennis England turns 100 – and we are calling on the table tennis community to get involved in the celebrations!

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  • What you told us about women and girls’ participation

    July 29, 2021

    A major research project between Table Tennis England and the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) has identified the main reasons why female players drop out of table tennis, and highlighted opportunities to provide better experiences to keep women and girls in the sport.

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  • Are you ready to Return to the Table?

    July 26, 2021

    Are you ready to get back to table tennis with confidence, passion and motivation? Today, Table Tennis England launches its Return to the Table campaign.

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  • Still time to enter Ping Pong Parkinson Nationals

    The entry deadline for the inaugural Ping Pong Parkinson National Championship has been extended.

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  • Message from our Chairman, Sandra Deaton

    July 22, 2021

    Our Chairman Sandra Deaton outlines how we are helping our individual members, clubs and leagues to return to the table with confidence and why your support is so important to the sport in this country.

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  • Priya delighted as UK hosts women’s sport group

    July 21, 2021

    Table Tennis England Director Priya Samuel helped the UK to succeed in its bid to host the International Working Group (IWG) on Women and Sport.

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  • TT Kidz is back! Here’s how to book your place

    TT Kidz, our programme which provides a fun, engaging and inspiring table tennis experience for children aged 7-to-11 is back, with 28 venues to deliver the initiative from October.

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  • Catch up on Ask us Anything

    If you missed our Ask us Anything event, where a panel of Table Tennis England Board members answered questions posed by our members, you can now catch up.

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  • Obituary: Jim Palmer, national elections scrutineer

    July 20, 2021

    Tributes have been paid to Jim Palmer, Table Tennis England National Elections Scrutineer, who has passed away after a short illness.

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  • AGM Resolutions: Your guide to the changes voted through

    July 19, 2021

    Resolutions concerning Elected Directors, Company Members, Vice-Presidents and the England performance pathway were among those approved at the Table Tennis England AGM on Saturday.

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  • Podcast: How purposeful practice makes perfect

    The final episode in our series of performance podcasts is out today – and the subject is purposeful practice.

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  • Online membership renewals are open

    Online membership renewals have opened for the 2021/22 season, with membership fees frozen for the fourth successive year.

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  • Membership survey: What you told us; what we are doing

    July 15, 2021

    The results of our annual membership survey show that the majority of our members intend to return to the sport either as soon as possible or in time for the new season.

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  • Board blogs: Sandra Deaton

    July 14, 2021

    Welcome to our new series of blogs by Table Tennis England Directors. It is a great privilege for me to be able to communicate with you by writing the first in this series.

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  • TT Memberships ready to go to next level

    Table Tennis England today announces a series of improvements to our TT Memberships platform, in conjunction with our partners Sport:80 and to celebrate the anniversary of our partnership.

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  • Gloucester Grand Prix cancelled

    July 13, 2021

    The Gloucester Grand Prix scheduled for July 24-25 has been cancelled due to a large number of player withdrawals.

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  • Coronavirus update

    July 13 update: Following the Government announcement on the 12th July and the removal of restrictions, we have published changes to the guidance as it relates to table tennis.

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  • Podcast: Pitchford, Cooke and Evans on the England Pathway

    July 12, 2021

    Listen to Liam Pitchford, Alan Cooke and Gavin Evans, who discuss the developing England Performance Pathway.

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  • Hunter and Ellis top the Cadet podiums

    July 11, 2021

    Joseph Hunter and Bethany Ellis took the Cadet gold medals on day two of the Mark Bates Ltd Cadet & Junior National Championships.

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  • Bardsley and Stevens lift Junior titles

    July 10, 2021

    Maxim Stevens was crowned Junior Boys champion and Charlotte Bardsley took the girls’ title at the Mark Bates Ltd Cadet & Junior National Championships at the University of Warwick today.

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