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  • Volunteers are given a unique thank you gift!

    September 8, 2015

    Volunteers at the 2015 Sainsbury’s School Games were given a unique table tennis gift to thank them for their efforts. A total of 10 of […]

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  • Ramsden and Finn take School Games gold

    September 6, 2015

    Alex Ramsden and Rebecca Finn were the singles champions as the individual competitions at the 2015 Sainsbury’s School Games came to a thrilling climax in […]

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  • Friday Photos No 49: A university challenge

    September 4, 2015

    I visited Liverpool University last week to do some research and cataloguing of the material held there and came across some more old photographs, a […]

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  • Friday Photos No 46: Men’s National Champions

    August 14, 2015

    On home soil for this week’s photos which show all the Men’s Singles National Champions from 1960 when the first competition first ran and the […]

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  • Elite coaching opportunity for Under-13 and Under-18 players

    June 16, 2015

    Under-13 and Under-18 players with elite potential are being invited to apply to attend a Table Tennis England residential training camp – and the deadline […]

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  • Cooke ready to play his part in Baku medal bid

    June 10, 2015

    Alan Cooke believes big things lie ahead for the Team GB table tennis contingent at the European Games. The six-time national singles champion, now national […]

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  • No question about it – Kelly’s excited for Baku

    June 9, 2015

    What would your reaction be if someone asked whether you would prefer to own an elephant-sized cat or a cat-sized elephant? Kelly Sibley was faced […]

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  • New dad Drinkhall will have Rio focus

    June 8, 2015

    New dad Paul Drinkhall admits it will be tough to leave his family behind when he competes at the inaugural European Games. But with a […]

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  • We’re helping YOU to get involved in #TableTennisDay

    May 18, 2015

      Table Tennis Day is less than two months away, and today we’re launching our TTD toolkit to help players up and down the country […]

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  • Liam and Paul react to Suzhou performance

    April 30, 2015

    Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall have been reflecting on their World Championships performance in Suzhou. Liam became the first Englishman since Matthew Syed and Carl […]

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  • Liam and Paul ready to take on the world

    April 21, 2015

    A World Championships in China might seem like going into the lion’s den for table tennis players from any other country. But while no one […]

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  • University is looking for talented players

    February 11, 2015

    Nottingham Trent University’s table tennis programme will have a presence at this weekend’s Junior British League fixture at RAF Cosford. The university staff will be […]

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  • Drinkhall bows out of Europe Top 16

    February 7, 2015

    Paul Drinkhall has been knocked out of the Europe Top 16, having lost this morning to Robert Gardos of Austria. Drinkhall needed to win to […]

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  • Drinkhall breaks into the world’s top 50

    December 3, 2014

    Paul Drinkhall’s brilliant run to the final of the Russian Open has seen him move up to a career high of 45 in the ITTF […]

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  • All paths lead to Nottingham!

    December 2, 2014

    As many of the UK’s leading table tennis players prepare to converge on Nottingham for the fifth Grand Prix of the season this weekend, the […]

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  • Drinkhall: It’s the best I’ve ever played

    November 9, 2014

    Paul Drinkhall says his fantastic run to the final of the Russian Open was the best he has ever played. The English No 2 belied […]

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  • Paul and Liam upbeat ahead of Russian test

    November 3, 2014

    Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall have some of the world’s top players in their sights as they prepare to end the year with an ITTF […]

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  • Friday Photos No 9: Six young lady players to identify

    October 24, 2014

    This week, we are asking for more information about six young ladies. We think the photos were probably taken at different times and different events. […]

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  • Friday Photos: Players have that winning feeling

    October 17, 2014

    This week we have three pictures of winning line-ups – can you help to identify the missing information. Click here to scroll to last week’s […]

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  • Tin-Tin scores a Top 10 hit in France

    October 6, 2014

    Tin-Tin Ho made the most of her late call-up to the Europe Youth Top 10 event as she won five matches out of nine to […]

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