Latest news on Alan Cooke

  • Chairman’s Message – August 2016

    August 3, 2016

    As we are on the eve of the greatest sporting occasion in the world, I could not be prouder of our young men and women who will be representing our country in the Olympics and Paralympics in the next few weeks.

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  • Our boys are Brazil-bound!

    July 26, 2016

    Team GB’s table tennis squad have flown out to Brazil for their final Olympic preparations.

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  • Team GB aces kitted out and ready to go

    July 1, 2016

    Team GB’s table tennis squad are a step closer to being Rio-ready now they have received their official kit for this summer’s Olympic Games.

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  • Friday Photos 87: Some favourite images from the past

    This is the last Friday’s Photos before a summer break.

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  • Friday Photos 86: Help us put names to faces

    June 24, 2016

    Can you help to fill in the gaps in an eclectic mix of photos from our archives?

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  • Friday Photos 85: Who’s in these recent photos?

    June 17, 2016

    Five colour photos this week so relatively more recent pictures.

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  • Friday Photos 81: Celebrating Nigel’s achievements

    May 20, 2016

    With the World Veterans’ Championships due to start on Monday, May 23 in Alicante I thought it would be appropriate to highlight the achievements of one of the great characters on the veterans’ circuit, Nigel Eckersley.

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  • Friday Photos 80: Match the pen pix to the players

    May 13, 2016

    Can you work out the players from their lists of likes and dislikes?

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  • Friday Photos 76: Can you put a name to a face?

    April 15, 2016

    Our archivist, Diane Webb, is in need of help identifying players. Can you put a name to a face?

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  • Obituary: Neil Houghton, Derbyshire TTA

    April 14, 2016

    Tributes have been paid to Derbyshire TTA stalwart, player and coach Neil Houghton, who died earlier this month.

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  • Royal approval on SportsAid’s 40th birthday

    April 8, 2016

    Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has praised SportsAid’s contribution to British sport in a special message to mark the charity’s 40th birthday today.

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  • Leopards get standing ovation at Nationals

    March 21, 2016

    The England Leopards heroes were honoured at a special presentation during the PG Mutual National Championships.

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  • Friday Photos 73: National results and programmes

    March 11, 2016

    This week with the National Championships approaching this is a plea to anyone who has any of the programmes and/or results from previous years as a full set is not held in the Archives.

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  • Leopards’ team spirit helped us make history

    March 6, 2016

    England’s history-making World Championships bronze medallists say their huge achievement is still sinking in.

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  • Jarvis and Sibley secure English double at Nottingham GP

    January 31, 2016

    It was a double success for the English competitors at the Nottingham Grand Prix as both Tom Jarvis and Kelly Sibley secured singles titles under […]

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  • Friday Photos 67: England’s World Championships

    January 29, 2016

    With the World Championships coming up I thought it would be nice to look back to when England last hosted this event in 1997.

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  • Reed out of ‘anniversary’ Hungarian Open

    January 21, 2016

    Danny Reed was eliminated in the group stage of the Hungarian Open today. The 26-year-old, ranked No 203 in the world, won his opening group […]

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  • Students inspired by visit from Cooke and Sibley

    October 20, 2015

    England No 1 Kelly Sibley and Table Tennis England Performance Coach Alan Cooke thrilled pupils from three schools as they passed on their skills and passion for the sport.

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  • Pitchford: I can take a lot from Ovtcharov clash

    October 5, 2015

    Liam Pitchford says he made world No 5 Ovtcharov ‘nervous’ during the match and is confident he can use the experience to take his own […]

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  • University players off to China for pre-season

    September 12, 2015

    As a result of the collaboration between the University of Nottingham and the Chinese Table Tennis College in Shanghai, the university table tennis team are […]

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