Latest news on Liam Pitchford

  • Pitchford off to a great start

    September 18, 2021

    Liam Pitchford has beaten Tomislav Pucar in his opening match in the Europe Top 16 in Greece.

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  • Recharged Pitchford ready for crack at the Top

    September 9, 2021

    Liam Pitchford says a much-needed break, followed by quality practice in familiar surroundings, has him in good shape to face the new season, starting with the Europe Top 16 next weekend.

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  • Pitchford knocked out in Budapest

    August 19, 2021

    Top seed Liam Pitchford was knocked out of the WTT Contender Budapest tournament in the quarter-finals by German opponent Kilian Ort.

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  • Pitchford into WTT Budapest quarter-finals

    August 18, 2021

    Liam Pitchford turned up the power in the fourth set to complete a 3-1 victory over Aleksandr Khanin in the last 16 of the WTT Contender Budapest event.

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  • Pitchford and Payet advance in Hungary

    August 17, 2021

    Liam Pitchford and Denise Payet have made progress at the WTT Contender event in Budapest, but Tin-Tin Ho was defeated by the second seed.

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  • Payet joins Olympians for return to international circuit

    August 12, 2021

    Liam Pitchford, Tin-Tin Ho and Denise Payet are back on the international circuit at the WTT Contender Budapest event, which starts in the Hungarian capital on Sunday.

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  • Olympic reflections: Liam Pitchford

    July 30, 2021

    Liam Pitchford reflects on his Tokyo Olympic Games experience.

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  • Team GB athletes reflect on the Olympics

    Team GB athletes Liam Pitchford, Paul Drinkhall and Tin-Tin Ho and coach Gavin Evans have been reflecting on their Tokyo Olympics experience.

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  • Pitchford and Drinkhall out of Olympics

    July 26, 2021

    Liam Pitchford lamented missed chances and Paul Drinkhall spoke of lapses in concentration as both exited the Olympics in the last 32 of the men’s singles today.

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  • Olympic draw: Tin-Tin and Paul in action on Saturday

    July 21, 2021

    Find out details of the Olympic Games draws and hear from our three athletes in Tokyo!

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  • Team GB in final practice mode in Japan

    July 20, 2021

    The Great Britain table tennis squad has arrived safely in Japan ahead of the delayed Olympic Games, which open in Tokyo on Friday. 

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  • Podcast: Pitchford, Cooke and Evans on the England Pathway

    July 12, 2021

    Listen to Liam Pitchford, Alan Cooke and Gavin Evans, who discuss the developing England Performance Pathway.

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  • Paul Drinkhall added to Team GB squad for Tokyo!

    July 8, 2021

    Paul Drinkhall has been added to the Team GB squad for the Tokyo Olympics! It will be the third Olympic appearance for Drinkhall after London 2012 and Rio 2016.

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  • Luckless Pitchford forced to withdraw from Europeans

    June 21, 2021

    Unlucky Liam Pitchford has been forced to miss the European Championships, as the rest of the England squad find out who they will be playing when the event starts tomorrow.

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  • Pitchford and Ho selected for Tokyo Olympics!

    June 11, 2021

    Tin-Tin Ho and Liam Pitchford are heading to the Tokyo Olympics with Team GB!

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  • England squad announced for European Championships

    May 24, 2021

    England have named a five-strong squad for the European Championships due to take place in Warsaw from June 22-27.

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  • Why Germany practice is perfect for Pitchford

    April 12, 2021

    Liam Pitchford believes that missing the European Olympic qualifiers in favour of elite practice opportunities in Germany will help him get in the best shape for Tokyo.

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  • Fatigue cost me in final, says Pitchford

    March 18, 2021

    Liam Pitchford feels fatigue from his epic semi-final proved costly as he was beaten in the phase 2 final at the world Olympic qualifying tournament – plus reaction from Paul Drinkhall and Tin-Tin Ho to the tournament.

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  • Pitchford beaten in Olympic qualifiers final

    March 17, 2021

    Liam Pitchford’s Olympic dreams are on hold for now after he lost in the final of the second stage of the world qualifying tournament in Doha.

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  • Pitchford blitzes his way into semi-final

    March 16, 2021

    Liam Pitchford once again stands two wins away from a place at the Tokyo Olympics after a thumping win in the second phase of the qualifying tournament in Doha.

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