National News Articles

  • 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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  • Live-saving defibrillators on offer for clubs

    We’re working with London Hearts Charity to improve the accessibility to defibrillators for table tennis clubs in England – and we have three defibrillators to give away to clubs. 

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  • Vacancy for National Men’s Coach

    September 14, 2020

    Table Tennis England is recruiting a National Men’s Coach to take charge of the team through to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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  • Ping pong entrepreneur in line for business award

    Ping Pong Fight Club’s Ade Leigh is in the running for a prestigious business award – and you can show your support at the virtual awards night next week.

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  • Friday Photos 120: Top-class WBL competitors

    September 11, 2020

    A  different perspective to 1992 as we look at the ladies playing in the Women’s British League at the Crystal Leisure Centre in Stourbridge in February that year.

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  • 1* events cleared to return as JBL is cancelled

    We are pleased to announce that local 1* competitions can restart under new conditions, but unfortunately the first weekend of the Junior British League (JBL) is the latest event to be cancelled as a result of the pandemic.

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  • Pride focus on inspiring younger generations

    September 10, 2020

    The Pride of Table Tennis Awards turn the spotlight on the younger generation, with nominations open for School of the Year and the prestigious Young Volunteer of the Year categories.

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  • Pandemic leads to new format for Schools Championships

    The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has led to a number of changes to the Butterfly Schools Team Championships, including the removal of the regional stage.

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