National News Articles

  • What the post-lockdown changes mean for table tennis

    December 3, 2020

    Following lockdown 2.0 ending at 12.01am on Wednesday December 2, we have updated our official guidance documents to include details about moving between tiers, plus guidance for coaches and competitions.

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  • New Linq will help you set up a match!

    Table Tennis England has teamed up with LinQsport, who have developed an app which helps players find somewhere to play – and an opponent to take on.

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  • Mentors will be guiding lights for coaches

    December 2, 2020

    Four Coach Mentors are helping Table Tennis England increase the support we provide to coaches in these challenging times and beyond.

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  • Obituary: Eric Todd, BATTS founder

    November 30, 2020

    Eric Todd, a founder of the BATTS club in the 1980s and who played a pivotal role in its development over the years in its many locations and guises, has died at the age of 87.

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  • Sign up for the return of TT Kidz!

    November 27, 2020

    TT Kidz, our inspiring programme to get under-11s into table tennis, is returning in the spring – so now is the time to get your club signed up to deliver sessions!

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  • Funding to help clubs, leagues and counties

    Table Tennis England today announces a raft of additional funding support for clubs, leagues and counties to help them through the pandemic.

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  • TT Kidz goes Live in schools!

    November 26, 2020

    The first TT Kidz Live session for schools inspired and enthused around 50 pupils – and there are more sessions on the way!

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  • Mark Bates Ltd Senior Nationals cancelled

    The Mark Bates Ltd Senior National Championships have been cancelled but Table Tennis England continues to discuss hosting an alternative event later in 2021.

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  • Students rise to the challenge to boost mental health

    University of Nottingham table tennis players are proving that no challenge is insurmountable if you work as a team – and it’s all in the name of encouraging people to talk about mental health.

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  • Our new partnership is a great Fit for Licensed Coaches!

    November 24, 2020

    A new partnership between Table Tennis England and TTFit Pro will revolutionise how our Licensed Coaches develop their skills and connect with their players and with our National Coaches.

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

    November 23, 2020

    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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