National News Articles

  • Survey reveals impact of covid on Disabled People in sport

    February 3, 2021

    Twice as many Disabled People felt that coronavirus greatly reduced their ability to do sport or physical activity compared to non-disabled people, according to Activity Alliance’s annual Disability and Activity Survey.

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  • Bethany’s on the mother of all charity challenges!

    Bethany Ellis is once again going the distance for charity – and this time her mum is joining her!

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  • Free LinQ to online fitness for our community!

    February 2, 2021

    Table Tennis England’s partners at LinQsport are helping the sport’s community to find ways to keep themselves fit during lockdown.

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  • ELCC cancelled

    February 1, 2021

    The English Leagues Cup Competitions (ELCC) have been cancelled this season because of the ongoing pandemic restrictions.

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  • New series of virtual club workshops

    Table Tennis England is pleased to invite Clubs to attend a series of free-to-attend online workshops delivered in partnership with Sport England Club Matters.

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  • Butterfly schools national finals to become weekend event

    The Table Tennis England Schools’ committee has been busy planning for the 2021/22 season and has made the decision to hold the Finals of both the Butterfly National Individual and Team Competitions over the same weekend and at the same venue.

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  • Missed a club webinar? Catch up here

    January 28, 2021

    Missed one of our free club webinars? You can watch them all here!

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  • Friends reunited as officials meet online

    The Technical Officials Committee (TOC) webinar this week brought together 94 umpires, referees and tournament organisers.

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  • Phil’s online fitness sessions are on the up

    Phil Coker is a table tennis version of Joe Wicks as he takes his online fitness classes to new levels.

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  • Online course for new Tournament Organisers

    January 27, 2021

    If you want to bring tournament table tennis to your club after restrictions are lifted, our latest online course is just right for you.

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  • EGM: Ballot results

    The votes cast at this week’s EGM have now been counted and verified by the Returning Officer and Scrutineers and can now be published.

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  • How Brighton TTC helped create a Movement

    January 26, 2021

    Brighton Table Tennis Club were in the spotlight as Sport England launched Uniting the Movement, the organisation’s 10-year vision to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity.

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  • English coaches benefit from ETTU webinar

    January 22, 2021

    A group of English coaches including Chris Turner, Ryan Jenkins, Evie Collier, Jo Green, Shirley Pickering and Matt Porter attended a virtual ETTU coaching webinar based around psychology.

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  • Baggaley leads field aiming to be Ping Pong Master

    January 21, 2021

    World ping pong champion Andrew Baggaley leads a field of 24 for a behind-closed-doors World Ping Pong Masters tournament this weekend.

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  • Participation Survey: What you told us

    January 19, 2021

    The majority of regular table tennis players say they will return to the sport when lockdown restrictions are lifted, according to our major Participation Survey.

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  • Three clubs win defibrillators

    Find out which three table tennis clubs won full-funded defibrillators in our draw in conjunction with London Hearts.

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  • Could you help steer our competition review?

    January 18, 2021

    Table Tennis England is looking for players, organisers and club officials to help steer our competition review.

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  • Pathway funding a big positive, says Pitchford

    January 15, 2021

    England No 1 Liam Pitchford has welcomed UK Sport’s investment of £1.35 million to fund British table tennis through to the Paris 2024 Olympics.

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  • Youth participation holds steady despite pandemic

    January 14, 2021

    The number of young people playing table tennis remained stable in the last year, despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest Active Lives Children and Young People Survey.

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  • How ‘wax on, wax off’ is helping our England youngsters

    When members of the England Junior Training Group were given the ‘homework’ of watching The Karate Kid before their latest online session, they might have wondered what relevance it had to their work.

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