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Table Tennis for People with Disabilities

Table tennis is a truly inclusive sport that can be played by anyone, anywhere. Its accessibility lies in its adaptability for a variety of ability... Continue reading

June 14, 2019 | Russell Moore
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Ormesby claim Premier British League title

Ormesby are Premier British League champions. Despite a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Urban TTC, it was enough to secure them the title ahead of their nearest rivals after a pulsating year of thrills and spills.

May 18, 2019 | Russell Moore
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Ormesby close in on British League glory

Ormesby are within touching distance of regaining the Premier British League trophy after a pivotal penultimate weekend of action. Ormesby’s 5-0 victory over Ormeau was made... Continue reading

May 7, 2019 | Russell Moore
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No room for error in PBL

Who will blink first? It’s the question on everyone’s lips ahead of the penultimate round of Premier British League action, which takes place this weekend.... Continue reading

May 4, 2019 | Russell Moore
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Dead heat at top of Premier British League

Hardly anything can separate Ormesby and Urban heading into the penultimate round of Premier British League after the latter moved joint top at the weekend.... Continue reading

April 8, 2019 | Russell Moore
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League split adds excitement to Premier British League

Eight teams. Three rounds. Plenty to play for. Premier British League returns this weekend, and the stakes could hardly be higher. After the first seven... Continue reading

April 5, 2019 | Russell Moore
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Ormesby prevail in British League humdinger

Ormesby prevailed in the top of the table contest as they secured a stunning 3-2 win over Urban TTC. Darius Knight was the star performer... Continue reading

March 11, 2019 | Russell Moore
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Titanic tussle in store as Urban TTC and Ormesby clash

An epic showdown will take place this weekend as British League’s top two teams lock horns in a mouthwatering contest at the top of the... Continue reading

March 8, 2019 | Russell Moore
Featured

Table-topping showdown awaits in Premier British League

Ormesby and Urban TTC will clash in an incredible top of the table clash next month after ending the penultimate round of the regular Premier... Continue reading

February 24, 2019 | Russell Moore
British League

Pressure on in penultimate round of PBL

As the Premier British League approaches a thrilling conclusion, there is truly no room for error in the penultimate round of action this weekend. All... Continue reading

February 22, 2019 | Russell Moore
Featured

British League elite all win

Premier British League’s top four sides were all victorious as the race for the title cranked up heading into the final two rounds of the... Continue reading

January 14, 2019 | Russell Moore
British League

Urban & Ormesby remain unbeaten

Urban TTC’s defence of the Premier British League continued in excellent fashion as they battled past Ormeau 3-2 in a clash of the league’s top... Continue reading

December 2, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Top two showdown in British League

The final weekend of British League action this calendar year commences today as clubs jockey for position heading into Christmas. After three rounds a fascinating... Continue reading

December 1, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Urban clinch title in style

Urban TTC clinched the Premier Division title as they stylishly overcame their weekend double-header.

May 29, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Urban prepare for all-or-nothing title weekend spectacular

Urban TTC kickstarts the biggest weekend in the club’s history as they look to secure the British League crown. The club take on Drumchapel and... Continue reading

May 25, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Ormesby exert pressure on Urban in title race

Urban TTC will need to win their two matches this weekend to clinch the Premier British League title after Ormesby hammered Drumchapel 8-0. Tianming Zhao,... Continue reading

May 21, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Ormesby and Fusion seek key victories

Ormesby wrap up their Premier British League campaign with the opportunity to exert huge pressure on Urban TTC in the race for the league title.... Continue reading

May 18, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Fusion & Cardiff set up nervy final weekend

The race to avoid relegation will go to the final weekend after Fusion and Cardiff picked up huge wins. Fusion defeated North Ayrshire 6-2 while... Continue reading

May 14, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Ormesby issue statement of intent with big win

Ormesby kept the pressure on Urban with an impressive 6-2 win over Drumchapel. The Cleveland side faced a daunting trip to Scotland to take on... Continue reading

March 18, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Two titans go to war in latest British League action

Two of the league’s title hopefuls go head-to-head in a mouthwatering contest in this weekend’s British League action. Drumchapel and Ormesby are both a point... Continue reading

March 16, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Title chasers assert dominance in Premier British League

The league’s three title-chasers re-emphasised their intent for the season with big victories in the latest round of Premier British League. Urban, Ormesby and Drumchapel... Continue reading

February 19, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Urban head to Scotland in latest PBL action

Urban’s pursuit of the Premier British League title continues in Scotland this weekend as they travel to face North Ayrshire. Satoshi Aida, Daniel Kosiba, Daniel... Continue reading

February 16, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Urban remain on course for British League title following latest triumph

Satoshi Aida and Daniel Schaffer picked up two wins apiece as Urban cemented their place at the top of Premier British League with a 5-3... Continue reading

January 28, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Scotland derby features in latest British League weekend

A second fixture in three weekends awaits Premier British League’s eight clubs as the demands of the division begin to intensify. Unbeaten Urban will look... Continue reading

January 25, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Urban continue to impress after strong win at BATTS

Urban’s pursuit of the British League title continued in strong fashion as they picked up a superb victory at BATTS. The unbeaten league leaders faced... Continue reading

January 14, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Urban look to extend lead at top of British League

The turn of the year has been and gone, and with that, the Premier British League begins to heat up. Three rounds of fixtures in... Continue reading

January 13, 2018 | Russell Moore
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Urban top British League following Ormeau triumph

Urban became the outright leaders of Premier British League with a superb 6-2 win at Ormeau. The two sides topped the league table after two... Continue reading

December 4, 2017 | Russell Moore
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Pacesetters set for Premier British League showdown

The two early pacesetters of the Premier British League will meet this weekend in the third round of the season’s action. Ormeau and Urban have... Continue reading

December 1, 2017 | Russell Moore
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Trent’s Doran wins the battle of the universities at Nottingham Grand Prix

Former Nottingham Trent University student Chris Doran won the Men's Singles event on the University of Nottingham's own campus as four top English internationals battled it out at the penultimate full grand prix of 2016/17

March 26, 2017 | Russell Moore
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Nottingham student Harrison takes top honours at Notts Grand Prix

University of Nottingham student Adam Harrison won the top prize on offer on day one of the Nottingham Grand Prix as home comforts helped him secure a surprise title.

March 25, 2017 | Russell Moore
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Record breaking performance illuminates Cleveland Grand Prix

It was a day for breaking and extending records in the men's singles at the Cleveland Grand Prix as a year-long drought was brought to an end.

January 15, 2017 | Russell Moore
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Leete recovers to post strong message at Cleveland GP

Matthew Leete and Alec Ward were the big winners on day one of the Cleveland Grand Prix. Both players emerging from the crowd to take the top honours at Thornaby Pavillion.

January 14, 2017 | Russell Moore
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Doran dominates at Tipton while Haoyu picks up maiden win

Chris Doran dominated a weakened Tipton field with University of Nottingham student Haoyu Liu picked up her first grand prix win in the women's singles

October 16, 2016 | Russell Moore
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Doran and Bardsley hit tip top form at Tipton Grand Prix

Chris Doran warmed up well for Sunday's singles while Charlotte Bardsley secured a perfect day.

October 15, 2016 | Russell Moore
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Jarvis and Sibley secure English double at Nottingham GP

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... Continue reading

January 31, 2016 | Russell Moore
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Enigmatic Akindaya stars on Nottingham GP opening day

Nigerian Ismaila Akindaya lit up the opening day of the Nottingham Grand Prix on a day notable for fine performances and repeat performances. In one... Continue reading

January 30, 2016 | Russell Moore
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South Shields success for Howieson and Sibley

Men’s Singles Scottish international Craig Howieson was in dominant form to blitz his way to the Men’s Singles title at the South Shields Grand Prix... Continue reading

December 13, 2015 | Russell Moore
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Noutch and Bolton set the scene in South Shields

  Men’s Band 1 Simon Noutch warmed up for Sunday’s Men’s Singles with a Band 1 victory at the South Shields Grand Prix. Noutch, given... Continue reading

December 12, 2015 | Russell Moore
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Junior British League heads to Derby

After the woman of the British League ran riot last week, this weekend allows the brightest stars on the circuit to cause mayhem as the opening weekend of Junior British League takes place.

October 17, 2015 | Russell Moore
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Kawai, Baker and Cathcart the big winners of day one at Liverpool

Ryota Kawai and Rachel Baker were the big winners on the opening day of the new Grand Prix season as they picked up both Band... Continue reading

August 23, 2015 | Russell Moore
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Kawai, Baker and Cathcart big winners of Liverpool GP

Ryota Kawai and Rachel Baker were the big winners on the opening day of the new Grand Prix season as they picked up bothBand 1... Continue reading

August 22, 2015 | Russell Moore
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Entry Forms

Click here >> Tournament Entry FormsAdobe Acrobat Reader is required for these forms please download free here Tournament Organisers/Referees E-mail a copy of your entry... Continue reading

June 14, 2015 | Russell Moore
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What is Talent ID?

The search for young talented players to enter our talent development programme is essential to England’s future international success. This success needs to be achieved... Continue reading

June 7, 2015 | Russell Moore
News

Talent ID Process

It is important to point out that we will not just be looking at results and ranking positions, but also style of play, potential, attitude,... Continue reading

June 6, 2015 | Russell Moore
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PremierClubs

The PremierClub Programme Our aim is to create a national network of clubs that work together to grow participation in table tennis and support existing... Continue reading

June 6, 2015 | Russell Moore
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Counties and Leagues Contacts

If your contact information has changed please send an email to [email protected] with your region, county/league and the updated information. North East Region North West... Continue reading

April 17, 2015 | Russell Moore
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About Us

Table Tennis England is the governing body of table tennis in England, responsible for representing, co-ordinating, administering, marketing and developing the sport in close co-operation... Continue reading

April 17, 2015 | Russell Moore
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National Council

National Council Summaries National Council Explained Who is your National Councillor? Dates for National Council

April 13, 2015 | Russell Moore
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Equipment Guidance

  As with any sport, choosing the right equipment for you to ensure you get the most out of playing safely is important. Table Tennis... Continue reading

April 13, 2015 | Russell Moore
News

Volunteering

About Volunteering Junior Umpire Award 2014 Volunteer, Club and Coach Award Citations

April 12, 2015 | Russell Moore
National

2014/15 Liverpool GP Men’s Singles Final

August 20, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

London Regional Chairman vacancy

TABLE TENNIS ENGLAND REGIONAL CHAIRMAN: LONDON Members from the London Region are invited to apply for the volunteer role of Regional Chairman – London that... Continue reading

August 19, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Adeleke wins first WCPP qualification event at Fusion

Nigerian star Kazeem Adeleke won his first World Championships of Ping Pong qualification event at the weekend (16th August) as series leader Egle Adomelyte missed... Continue reading

August 18, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Doran wins epic Liverpool GP final

Liverpool Grand Prix 2014/15 Men’s Singles Chris Doran and Gavin Rumgay produced one of the best men’s singles finals of recent eras as they opened... Continue reading

August 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Kinlocke powers to band 1 success on GP return in Liverpool

Liverpool Grand Prix 2014/15 Men’s Band 1 Garth Kinlocke returned to Grand Prix action to win the season opening band 1 event after holding off... Continue reading

August 16, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Clinton wins Halifax Veterans tournament

CLINTON WINS HALIFAX SUMMER VETERANS TOURNAMENT Chris Clinton of Hull was a second time winner of the mens singles in the Halifax Summer Veterans event... Continue reading

August 15, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Aerobic TT and Pink Pong team up in Liverpool

Are you heading to the Liverpool Grand Prix this weekend? Why not join Aerobic Table Tennis and Pink Pong on Friday 15th to help raise... Continue reading

August 12, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Liverpool Grand Prix draw released!

The Grand Prix season is back and the draw is out for the 2014-15 series opener in Liverpool! Last season’s Men’s Singles Champion, and reigning... Continue reading

August 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Enter Medway Grand Prix online now

You can now enter online for the second grand prix of the 2014-15 season in Medway. With just over a week to go before the... Continue reading

August 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

PremierClub Star Ratings

STAR RATING INFORMATION The documents linked below provide more information about how we calculate PremierClub Star Ratings. Star Rating Criteria (pdf) All Clubmark clubs who... Continue reading

August 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Renewal for existing PremierClubs

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August 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Warsaw Open Entry Form

August 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Rayne secure Central Essex Summer League crown

Rayne are the 2014 Central Essex Summer League First Division Champions. Along with Ramsden Reds and Danbury A they won four out of their five... Continue reading

August 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Adomelyte continues WCPP dominance with Ellenborough win

Lithuanian Egle Adomelyte picked up her third win on the qualification series for the World Championships of Ping Pong as she continued her merry march... Continue reading

August 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Yorkshire Regional Chairman vacancy

TABLE TENNIS ENGLAND REGIONAL CHAIRMAN – YORKSHIRE Members from the Yorkshire Region (Counties of South Yorkshire and Yorkshire) are invited to apply for the volunteer... Continue reading

August 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
England Leopards

England complete historic mixed doubles 1-2-3

England’s table tennis stars sealed a historic 1-2-3 in the mixed doubles on the final day of action at Scotstoun in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth... Continue reading

August 2, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Commonwealth Singles and Doubles Draws

Complete Draws and Results from Glasgow 2014 Men’s Singles Draw Women’s Singles Draw Men’s Doubles Draw Women’s Doubles Draw Mixed Doubles Draw Men’s Team Draw... Continue reading

July 31, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Mixed fortunes! Pairs assured of medals

England’s mixed doubles pairings are assured of a silver and bronze medal at worst – and a clean sweep of the medals at best –... Continue reading

July 31, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Entry extended for DONIC Legends competition

Entry extended for Topspin DONIC Legends Table Tennis Competition – 10th August 2014 World Champion Table Tennis Legends Jan-Ove Waldner and Jörgen Persson back in... Continue reading

July 30, 2014 | Russell Moore
England Leopards

England prepare for medal assault after day 7

The English players in action on Wednesday at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games were busily working through their matches in Scotstoun with 12 hours of... Continue reading

July 30, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Kennedy edges Kerry in Oldham WCPP thriller

Joe Kennedy defeated Trevor Kerry to win the Oldham World Championships of Ping Pong Qualifier following a dramatic five-end final to decide the champion. Kennedy... Continue reading

July 29, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Liverpool GP entry extended

The closing date for entries to the opening Grand Prix of the season has been extended to accommodate more entries. The Liverpool GP, to be... Continue reading

July 29, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Day 6: Tin-Tin safely through

Tin-Tin Ho had no problems getting through the preliminary stages of the women’s singles in Glasgow today. The only member of the England team in... Continue reading

July 29, 2014 | Russell Moore
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England claim men’s team silver at Glasgow 2014

England claimed Commonwealth Games silver following a gallant defeat to Singapore in the final of the men’s team event at Scotstoun on Monday afternoon. The... Continue reading

July 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Glasgow 2014 Team pictures

July 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District League looks to season ahead

THE NEW SEASON There will be thirty-eight teams competing in the 2014/15 season of the Clacton and District League. This is one less than last... Continue reading

July 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTA Report (July 28)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION The two Knighton Park teams are keeping control of Group B of the Leicester League’s summer competition for the Elbow Tankard,... Continue reading

July 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Day 3: Agony for women, but men march on

The medal dreams of England’s women were dashed when they lost 3-2 to Malaysia in the quarter-finals in Glasgow today. The squad, who finished fourth... Continue reading

July 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Next Big Ping! in Wandsworth

Are you feeling any withdrawal symptoms from National Table Tennis Day? Well, feel blue no longer with an invitation to ‘The Next Big Ping!’ held... Continue reading

July 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Perfect record to end day 1 in Glasgow

England have launched their bid for team medals in Glasgow in perfect style with a series of 3-0 wins. The women’s team saw off Ghana... Continue reading

July 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Brunskill acquisition boosts Middlesbrough College Sport

Middlesbrough College Sport has been given a boost by signing contracts with two new staff members including table tennis coach Steve Brunskill meaning students can... Continue reading

July 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Trio celebrate double golds at Horsham Spinners 2*

Two Golds Each for Holly Holder, Feiyang Wang and Naphat Boonyaprapa! A massive 86 players participated in the fourth Horsham Spinners 2 Star of the... Continue reading

July 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Donic Legends Tour heads to London with Waldner and Persson

World Champion Table Tennis Legends Jan-Ove Waldner and Jörgen Persson back in action in London as part of Topspin DONIC Legends London Tour! Olympic and... Continue reading

July 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Baggaley eyes more Games glory

July 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Liam aiming for Glasgow gold

Winning two Commonwealth Games medals as a 17-year-old takes a bit of beating, and Liam Pitchford is adamant the only way to do so is... Continue reading

July 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Ping! Launch in Parliament

July 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Ping! launch Milton Keynes

July 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Sheffield EIS tables for Table Tennis Day

July 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Ping! in Hastings

July 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Table Tennis Day hits City Park, Bradford

Table Tennis Day at City Park The first National Table Tennis Day was celebrated in the sunshine in Centenary Square Bradford on Thursday 17th July. ... Continue reading

July 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Penny the Penguin stars at William Penn Ping Power!

William Penn Leisure Centre mascot Penny the Penguin was the star attraction as customers and staff alike picked up a bat for Ping Pong Power... Continue reading

July 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

West Ham celebrate Table Tennis Day

Staff at Premier League football club West Ham United got into the spirit of National Table Tennis Day by running their own event on the... Continue reading

July 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

European strength halts English at Youth Championships

The 2014 Sterilgarda European Youth Championships turned out to be a chastening experience for the English squad as the might of Europe dominated during proceedings... Continue reading

July 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire Table Tennis Association report (July 21)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION As the Leicester League’s summer competition for the Elbow Tankard gathers pace one of the best performances of the event so... Continue reading

July 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Drinkhall & Sibley prepare for Glasgow glory

July 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Glasgow 2014 Schedule

SINGLES: Tuesday 29th July 09:30 Group 1: Tin-Tin Ho 4-0 Amina Lukaaya (UGA) 13:00 Group 1: Tin-Tin Ho 4-0 Aminath Shiura Shareef (MDV) View the... Continue reading

July 20, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

2014-15 Grand Prix Circuit confirmed

The new Grand Prix season is ready to get underway with the 2014-15 campaign’s venues and dates confirmed ahead of the season opener in Liverpool... Continue reading

July 19, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Games athlete Baggaley launches Ping! in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes’ own Commonwealth Games star Andrew Baggaley was on hand to help launch Ping! 2014 under glorious blue skies at the Milton Keynes Central... Continue reading

July 18, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Some-Ping!s happening in Nottingham!

From 21 July to 31 August, over 20 ping pong tables will spring up across Nottingham City Centre – from Smithy Row to the Lakeside... Continue reading

July 18, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Walker talks ahead of Games debut

July 18, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Membership information

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July 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Ping Pong Power at William Penn Leisure Centre

Ping Pong Power arrives at William Penn Leisure Centre with customers, staff and mascots alike welcomed to pick up a bat and have a go!... Continue reading

July 16, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Drinkhall & Pitchford talk Glasgow 2014

July 16, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Pop along to Paddington!

Social ping pong group Pongathon are ready to wow you once again with a big event on National Table Tennis Day in the stunning surroundings... Continue reading

July 16, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Adomelyte seals second WCPP qualifying win

Lithuanian star Egle Adomelyte doubled up her success from the opening World Championships of Ping Pong qualifier at BATTS by triumphing again as the tournament... Continue reading

July 15, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Grand Union Grand Slam lands in Wandsworth

To celebrate National Ping Pong Day, Grand Union Wandsworth will be hosting the ‘Grand Union Grand Slam’ on Thursday the 17th of July. The Grand... Continue reading

July 15, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Winner stays on for T3 ping pong!

3-a-side ping pong is here. Played around a circular table, it’s fun, fast & fierce and the inventors, T3, are inviting table tennis lovers to... Continue reading

July 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Milton Keynes – Location Challenge

July 9, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Honour at stake at Deyes High School

Honour is at stake at Deyes High School as the teachers prepare to take on the pupils for National Table Tennis Day. Following the success... Continue reading

July 9, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Retweet to win iTunes vouchers!

Retweet and Follow to win 1 of 2 £20 iTunes vouchers! To get your hands on a £20 iTunes voucher for National Table Tennis Day,... Continue reading

July 8, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL report (July 7)

Keith Adams on good form for Ramsden Reds Ramsden Reds scored their second win of the Season in the first division of the Central Essex... Continue reading

July 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester Table Tennis Association report (July 7)

Knighton Park Table Tennis Club, the only club of its kind to have its own premises in the county thanks to an impressive grant from... Continue reading

July 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

English trio secure BT Sport spot

Three English players made it through to the semi-finals of the 2014 Heritage Oil Open when the competition closed in Crawley ready for the televised... Continue reading

July 5, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Drinkhall withdraws from Heritage Oil Open

Paul Drinkhall has been withdrawn from the Heritage Oil Open this weekend to ensure he gets to the Commonwealth Games in top condition. The decision... Continue reading

July 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Vote for Ping Pong Care Campaign in Lottery Awards

Ping Pong Care Campaign needs your backing for national award! The Table Tennis England-supported Ping Pong Care Campaign, ran by BRITDOC, has been nominated for... Continue reading

July 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Halton celebrates Cheshire Junior & Senior Closed success

Halton players had success over the two days of the Cheshire Junior and Senior Closed Championships with Under 13 Harry Watson winning three titles and... Continue reading

July 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Bling Your Bat – The Results!

July 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Police seize trophies in Liverpool TTL

POLICE SEIZE THE TROPHIES MERSEYSEYSIDE POLICE TABLE TENNIS CLUB The conclusion of the 2013-14 season in the Liverpool and District Table Tennis League (LDTTL) proved... Continue reading

July 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Adomelyte reigns again at BATTS WCPP qualifier

Two-time World Championships of Ping Pong Finals attendee Egle Adomelyte proved her worth once again with victory in the first qualification event of the 2015... Continue reading

July 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Woodlands taking TT to the public

Woodlands Table Tennis Club in West Sussex are organising a National Table Tennis Day event to ‘take table tennis to the public’ at the Guildbourne... Continue reading

July 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Pop along to Pongathon Party!

A National Table Tennis Day Party! JULY 15th at Richmix, Shoreditch Featuring: The Pongbot Challenge! Around-the-World! Dodge Ball Ping Pong! Singles and doubles tournaments! Exhibition... Continue reading

June 30, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

AETTU Competition 2014

AETTU COMPETITION 2014 The 2014 competition for the Association of English Table Tennis Umpires (AETTU) took place at the Draycott and Long Eaton TTC over... Continue reading

June 30, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Bling Your Bat – The Process

June 26, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Liverpool Ping! bat design ideas

June 26, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Table Tennis England new table pics

June 26, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Sandbach School’s Choose Your Weapon!

Sandbach School in Cheshire is planning to kick-off their National Table Tennis Day celebrations with an exciting ‘Choose Your Weapon’ event – taking place after... Continue reading

June 26, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Win a Ping! table

As part of the National Table Tennis Day celebrations we’re inviting you to take part in one of our nationwide competitions for the chance to... Continue reading

June 26, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Launch of first National Table Tennis Day

National Table Tennis Day – Thursday 17th July 2014 This year for the first time ever, Table Tennis England and Sing London are working together... Continue reading

June 26, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Cippenham Young Players’ Summer Festival

Cippenham Young Players’ Summer Festival (14-15.6.14) Shristi leads the Cippenham surge Another successful season for Cippenham Table Tennis Club was concluded over the weekend of... Continue reading

June 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Taylor triumphs at Liverpool Closed Championships

The 84th Liverpool Closed Championships, first contested in 1926, produced a number of tremendous encounters once again. None more so than the Men’s Singles Final... Continue reading

June 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester TTL Elbow Tankard (Jun 23)

ELBOW TANKARD The Leicester Table Tennis League’s Summer competition for the Elbow Tankard kicked off with three 12-8 results in which no player won all... Continue reading

June 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Newsletter 8: June 2014

June 19, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

English officials achieve international status

English officiating has gone from strength to strength with seven national umpires successfully completing their course to join the ranks of international umpires after the... Continue reading

June 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Board announces new Support and Advisory Network

The Board of Table Tennis England has approved a new Support and Advisory Network which builds on the current departmental committee structure, reflects the changes... Continue reading

June 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Register for National Table Tennis Day!

June 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Discounted School Games tickets

Over 4,000 tickets have already been ordered for this year’s Sainsbury’s School Games by Youth Sport Trust (YST) registered schools and now you can get... Continue reading

June 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Youthful GB extend medal surge at Romanian Open

A squad of young players from the GB Para Table Tennis Team has won four medals in the in the Romanian International Open with youngest... Continue reading

June 16, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Junior and Cadet Masters Criteria

June 16, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Junior/Cadet Masters Criteria

https://newsarchive.tabletennisengland.co.uk/content/uploads/2014/06/Table-Tennis-England-Masters-Series-Criteria.pdf

June 16, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Johnny Leach MBE funeral arrangements

Johnny Leach’s funeral will take place on Wednesday 18th June 2014 at 12 noon at The Church of St Peter and St Paul, Mill Road,... Continue reading

June 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Festival of Sport

June 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Table tennis features at Festival of Sport

On Sunday 8th June the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park hosted a scorching day of sport, music, and food as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth... Continue reading

June 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

This Girl Can

https://tabletennisengland.co.uk/thisgirlcan/

June 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Performance Information

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June 9, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Get involved with National Table Tennis Day

This year Table Tennis England is welcoming you to get involved with National Table Tennis Day on 17th July 2014. Table Tennis England, in partnership... Continue reading

June 9, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Youthful GB squad set for Romanian Open

Gloucestershire teenager Billy Shilton, who won his first international gold medal in the men’s class 7 team event in the Slovenia Open last month, and... Continue reading

June 9, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTA ELCC success

ROSE JOHNSON BOWL Two teams from Knighton Park provided the finalists for the oldest table tennis event in the county when the second team took... Continue reading

June 9, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

ITTF – Johnny Leach Obituary

Johnny Leach MBE, a two-time World Singles Champion, has passed away at the age of 91, he was England’s last surviving World Champion. Mr Leach,... Continue reading

June 9, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Former World Champion Leach passes away

Johnny Leach, M.B.E.  passed away on Thursday, 5th June age 91.  His contribution to English table tennis is widely recognised as a World Champion and... Continue reading

June 9, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Award presentations illuminate Clacton League AGM

League trophies for the 2013/14 season were presented at the League’s Annual General Meeting held at the Brotherhood Hall, Clacton-on-Sea. The Nomads Panthers team of... Continue reading

June 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Glasgow 2014 Team Selfies

June 5, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Queen’s Baton Relay centrepiece at Festival of Sport

The Queen’s Baton Relay will be at the heart of the Active People Active Park’s ‘Festival of Sport’ this Sunday 8th June. The all day... Continue reading

June 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
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ELCC Finals ready for Wellingborough welcome

The 2014 English Leagues Cup Competition Finals take place this weekend (June 7-8th, 2014) in Wellingborough with Westfield Table Tennis Club, Weaver’s Leisure Centre preparing... Continue reading

June 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Grand Prix Points 13-14

Men’s Singles Women’s Singles Men’s Band 1 Women’s Band 1 Men’s Band 2 Women’s Band 2 Men’s Band 3 Women’s Band 3 Men’s Band 4... Continue reading

June 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
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2013-14 Grand Prix Points Released

The 2013/14 Grand Prix points are finally out and it’s been a profitable season for the Jenkins clan with father Ryan and son Jac stealing... Continue reading

June 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Haworth Hawks juniors earn cup double

The Keighley & District League’s Naylor Cup was won by the Haworth Hawks Junior team of Nathan Ward, Spencer Hurd and Grace Fellingham-Webb.  They played... Continue reading

June 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Jarvis and Ho reach quarters in Poland

Tom Jarvis and Tin-Tin Ho led the English challenge at the 2014 Polish Junior and Cadet Open with both players managing excellent runs to the... Continue reading

June 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Pitchford win can’t prevent ETTU Cup Final defeat

Liam Pitchford’s opening win for TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen over Saarbrucken’s Bojan Tokic was not enough to prevent their German rivals from winning the ETTU Cup... Continue reading

June 2, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Leicestershire TTA Rose Johnson Bowl report

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION ROSE JOHNSON BOWL Gordon Sanders has organised this County Association Team Handicap for many years for which the first recorded winners... Continue reading

June 2, 2014 | Russell Moore
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ECC retain Chelmsford Veterans KO Cup

ECC retain the Veterans KO Cup ECC made it three KO Cup wins for the season by beating Danbury  5-0 in the Chelmsford & District... Continue reading

June 2, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Bardsley leads march of the top seeds

Charlotte Bardsley says she is proud to have won her first national title after battling back from the brink of semi-final elimination to take the... Continue reading

June 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Ram Raid as Alex wins fourth title at U11-14s

Alex Ramsden completed the set of singles titles, and there were two trophies each for Kate Cheer and Denise Payet on the first day of... Continue reading

May 31, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Coach Licence Scheme

Coach Licence Scheme In addition to coaches achieving a relevant qualification to evidence they have the necessary skills and knowledge, it is essential that they... Continue reading

May 29, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Under 11-14 Nationals Results

Click on the links below to find the full results from the U11-14 National Championships. Click here to see the full online draw Girls Boys... Continue reading

May 29, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Burgess Hill 2* Report (May 27th)

Burgess Hill 2 Star Report Gozcu Gets Gold, Silva Snatches Silver 58 players took part in the Burgess Hill 2 Star on 18th May at... Continue reading

May 27, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Radford celebrates as Chelmsford season comes to a close

Peter Radford leads ECC A to second place finish It turned out to be a very good week for England no. two Over 70 Table... Continue reading

May 27, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Leicester TTL Report (May 27th)

COUNTY JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS Knighton Park Table Tennis Club hosted the County Junior Championships for which there was a decent entry list, although it would be... Continue reading

May 27, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Southern Training Seminar for New Umpires

Table Tennis England are hosting a Training Seminar for New Umpires at the Kingfisher Table Tennis Club, Reading on Sunday 15th June 2014. The course... Continue reading

May 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

McBeath falls to Tregler in Croatian Open main draw

Self-funded entry David McBeath took positive steps in Zagreb before falling to Czech player Tomas Tregler in the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Croatian... Continue reading

May 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Polish Youth Open Selections (May 28th – June 1st)

A squad of seven youth players have been selected to represent England at the upcoming 2014 Polish Junior and Cadet Open (Wladyslawowo, May 28 –... Continue reading

May 22, 2014 | Russell Moore
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England expects as Cadet Six Nations returns to Lilleshall

The Cadet Six Nations returns to English shores this weekend (23-25th May) with the National Sports Centre in Lilleshall playing host to the competition for... Continue reading

May 20, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report (May 19th)

Rik James leads ECC to hard-fought Open KO Cup Final victory The ECC side of Rik James, Steve Kerns and Peter Lau regained the Chelmsford... Continue reading

May 19, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Davies and Davies lead GB medal haul

Davies and Davies take gold for GB in Slovakia European champions Paul Davies and Rob Davies produced a great performance at the Slovakian Open to... Continue reading

May 19, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Windsor Hawks win Clacton Handicap KO Cup

LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE HAWKS! Windsor Hawks are the new holders of the Clacton and District Leagues’ Handicap Knock-Out Cup. In the final played... Continue reading

May 12, 2014 | Russell Moore
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England ‘can achieve even more’ after division win in Tokyo

England’s men have won the Challenge Division title to put the icing on the cake of their World Team Championship promotion campaign – and performance... Continue reading

May 8, 2014 | Russell Moore
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McBeath’s maiden GP win closes 2013/14 season

Men’s Singles David McBeath survived two match points in his last 16 tie en route to securing his first-ever Grand Prix title at the Bribar... Continue reading

May 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
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England’s men promoted at World Team Champs

England’s men have been promoted back into the Championship Division of the World Team Championships following a 3-2 victory over Slovakia in Tokyo, Japan. The... Continue reading

May 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Willetts rules roost at Bribar London Grand Prix

Men’s Band 1 Ashley Willetts ruled the roost at the Bribar London GP, claiming the Band 1 title by beating Adam Harrison 3-0 (11-9, 11-9,... Continue reading

May 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

2014 World Team Championships Day 5

England’s women successfully joined the men in the Challenge Division quarter-finals as they saw off Portugal 3-1 in their opening play-off tie at the ZEN-NOH... Continue reading

May 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Extra funds for clubs available from MARS Milk Play

Table tennis clubs and projects looking for extra funding can apply to the new MARS Milk Play Fund from today. The fund, which runs from... Continue reading

May 2, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

2014 World Team Championships Day 4

England’s men and women could face rematches against Turkey and Lithuania respectively as the draws were made for the second phase of the ZEN-NOH 2014... Continue reading

May 2, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Chan follows Payet to Primary Schools title

It was a double for Ellenborough TTC at the English Schools Individual Table Tennis Championships in Doncaster on Saturday (April 26th) as 11-year-old Amelia Chan... Continue reading

May 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Bribar London Grand Prix draw

The final Grand Prix of the season arrives this weekend (May 3-4th) at the Redbridge Sports and Leisure Centre, Barkingside with another bumper entry of... Continue reading

May 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
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ETTA and Greenhouse strengthen partnership

The English Table Tennis Association and Greenhouse charity have further strengthened their partnership following a series of events over the past few months to help... Continue reading

May 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

2014 World Team Championships day 3

England’s men and women remain on course to top their groups despite fluctuating fortunes on the third day of the ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Championships... Continue reading

May 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Joanna Drinkhall interview at 2014 Worlds

April 30, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Trophies galore for Haworth Hawks

Trophies Galore for Haworth Hawks The juniors at Haworth Hawks have won several trophies in recent weeks, with prospects of more to come. Twelve-year-old Spencer... Continue reading

April 30, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

2014 World Team Championships Day 2

England’s men and women ensured themselves of a place in the promotion knock-out phase of the Challenge Division at the ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Championships... Continue reading

April 29, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report (Apr 29)

DENYER FULFILS HIS DESTINY Table tennis star James Denyer has fulfilled his destiny by becoming the Clacton League’s Mens Champion, aged just seventeen years. At... Continue reading

April 29, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

2014 World Team Championships Day 1

England’s men and women successfully opened their accounts at the ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Championships in Tokyo (JPN) with victories over Thailand and Wales respectively.... Continue reading

April 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Leicester Table Tennis League Report (Apr 28)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION LEICESTER LEAGUE Division Three of the Leicester League was always a two-team race and it was Leicester Electricity 3rds who finally... Continue reading

April 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Doran and Vickers seal 8th Natwest Jersey Open triumphs

High-class table tennis was the order of the day as the 8th NatWest Jersey Grand Prix climaxed with a pair of dramatic singles finals as... Continue reading

April 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

8th NatWest Jersey Open Bands

Saturday’s play at the 8th NatWest Jersey Grand Prix saw the banded events take place and there was no shortage of great play on show... Continue reading

April 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Team win for Lawrence and Ware at 8th NatWest Jersey Open

The 8th NatWest Jersey Grand Prix began on Good Friday (April 18th) with the traditional team events kicking off the three-day event at the Geoff... Continue reading

April 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Time running out for Stiga Blackpool 4*

Time is running out for anyone hoping to enter the Stiga Blackpool Junior 4* (May 17-18, 2014) at the Blackpool Sports Centre with the closing... Continue reading

April 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

27th Wheelpower Inter Spinal Unit Games

Wheelpower Inter Spinal Unit Games 8-10 April 2014 The Inter Spinal Unit Games (ISUG) celebrated its 27th year of competition at the birthplace of the... Continue reading

April 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Cippenham Super 6 win for Gunn

Cippenham Super 6 Veterans’ 2-Star Open (19.4.14) Second title for Martin Gunn Martin Gunn secured his second veterans’ title at Cippenham in as many years... Continue reading

April 22, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Leicester TT League (Apr 22nd)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION LEICESTER LEAGUE Unicorn won Division One of the Leicester League after some fine performances during the season from two players who... Continue reading

April 22, 2014 | Russell Moore
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BT Sport feature with Jo and Paul

April 22, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report (Apr 22nd)

BROTHERHOOD B BATTLE ON Brotherhood B are fighting hard in their in the mission to avoid relegation from Division One of the Clacton and District... Continue reading

April 22, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Armitage and Hicks reach Luxembourg team quarters

Tressa Armitage and Hannah Hicks punched above their weight during the team events at the 7th Luxembourg Open Championships in Luxembourg-Coque to reach the women’s... Continue reading

April 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Season-ending Bribar London GP entry closing soon

The curtains will close on the 2013-14 ETTA Grand Prix series when the Bribar London GP kicks off on May 3-4th, 2014 and time is... Continue reading

April 15, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Avon clinch County Champs 2B title

AVON CLINCH COUNTY TITLE Senior 2B Avon gained promotion to Division 1 next season as they took control of this season’s Division 1b winning four... Continue reading

April 15, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Duo miss out on Youth Olympics place

Tin-Tin Ho was agonisingly denied of a place at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China after seeing a 3-0 lead evaporate against final... Continue reading

April 15, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Butterwick Hospice named as Bishop Auckland Charity of the Year

Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club is delighted to announce that they have teamed up with the Butterwick Hospice at Bishop Auckland as the club’s Charity... Continue reading

April 14, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report

BUNCE IS BEST If there was a Clacton and District League award for the most improved player of the season, Graham Bunce of Division Two... Continue reading

April 14, 2014 | Russell Moore
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The Wanted vs Darius Knight

April 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Darius Knight – Your Own clothing

April 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Scunthorpe entry closes in one week

We have been asked to remind players that the closing date for the popular Scunthorpe one star is only one week away, this event has... Continue reading

April 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Record-breaking Drinkhall wins Spanish Open

An incredible display from four-time English Champion Paul Drinkhall saw the 24-year-old become the first Englishman to win an ITTF World Tour Open since Carl... Continue reading

April 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Quarters finish for Tin-Tin as ISF World Champs close

English no.1 junior Tin-Tin Ho make the quarter-finals at the ISF World Schools’ Championships in Clermont-Ferrand, France after the individual events brought a close to... Continue reading

April 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Landmark 50th win for Jenkins could signal the end

Men’s Singles: Grand Prix King Ryan Jenkins vowed to bow out of competitive table tennis following his 50th Men’s Singles title at the Tees Sport... Continue reading

April 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Morais strides clear on Nationals weekend in Blackpool

Men’s Band 1 The joint favourites for the Men’s Band 1 title at the Tees Sport Blackpool Grand Prix met at the final hurdle on... Continue reading

April 5, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Children and Young People Officer

Children & Young People Officer We are looking for a highly motivated individual to be part of our new sports development team based in Milton... Continue reading

April 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Bradford sweep up at West Yorkshire School Games

Leeds Metropolitan University played host to school teams representing the Metropolitan Districts of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield in the table tennis finals of... Continue reading

April 2, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Quintet prepared for Spanish Open test

The GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Spanish Open begins tomorrow (Wed, April 2nd) with five English players hoping to deliver success on the European... Continue reading

April 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Tees Sport Blackpool GP Draw

The 2013/14 Grand Prix series roars back into action this weekend (April 5-6th) with crucial end-of-season points on offer at the Tees Sport Blackpool Grand... Continue reading

April 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Chinese double prevents English joy at German Open

Chinese youngster Wei Shihao was the bane of the English hopefuls at the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour German Open after knocking out both... Continue reading

March 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Pitchford returns for more German glory

Reigning National Champion, Liam Pitchford, returns to the scene of one of his greatest successes when he takes on the world’s elite once more at... Continue reading

March 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
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GB finish Lignano Master Open with trio of silvers

The GB Para Table Tennis Team picked up three silver medals in the team events at the Lignano Master Open in Italy, with Paralympic and... Continue reading

March 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Home nations fight back at Cadet and Junior 6 Nations

England’s young players were pegged back by their close rivals at the Cadet and Junior 6 Nations in Guernsey after an impressive weekend of international... Continue reading

March 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Leicestershire TTL Report (Mar 24)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION The Guthlaxton School quartet of Eddie Lyons, Adil Rashid, Aman Rashid and Jack Mooney finished a very creditable second in the... Continue reading

March 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
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World record attempt live on TableTennisDaily

Dan and Peter attempt to break the world’s longest table tennis rally! On Sunday the March 23rd 2014 Dan Ives, TableTennisDaily Founder, and his father... Continue reading

March 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Under 11-14 Nationals entries closing fast

Entry dates are fast approaching for the Under 11-14 National Championships Regional Qualifiers around the country so make sure you have secured your (or your... Continue reading

March 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Bayley retains gold at Lignano Master Open

GOLD FOR BAYLEY IN ITALY Paralympic and European silver medalist Will Bayley took gold in the men’s class 7 singles at the Lignano Master Open... Continue reading

March 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Haworth Hawks face Sport Relief challenge

Haworth Hawks face Sport Relief challenge Haworth Hawks held a one point knock out tournament to kick off their fundraising for Sport Relief.  All the... Continue reading

March 20, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Nutland reigns at North Herts 2* Open

North Herts Banded 2* Open Grand Prix 2014 The North Herts 2* Open saw over 65 competitors converging on the Hitchin Boys Sports Centre to... Continue reading

March 20, 2014 | Russell Moore
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England learn 2014 World Team Championships draw

England’s men and women have learned their groups for the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Japan (April 28 – May 5) after... Continue reading

March 18, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Bayley leads GB challenge in Italy

Lignano Master Open (March 19-22, 2014) Paralympic and European silver medalist Will Bayley will be bidding to retain his Lignano Master Open title in Italy... Continue reading

March 18, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Cadet and Junior 6 Nations Selections

England’s top cadets and juniors will converge on Guernsey this weekend (March 14-16, 2014) hoping to extend their domination over their fellow home nations at... Continue reading

March 13, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Oxford and Cambridge varsity report

Oxford v Cambridge is not all about the Boat Race.  Most other sports have a varsity match and the one for table tennis was held... Continue reading

March 13, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Ashley triumphs at Derby 4*

Isobel Ashley, from Chesterfield, was the star at what could be the last Derby Junior from the Moorways Centre.  The event, which has been held... Continue reading

March 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
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England squad announced for World Championships

The England squads for the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Japan (April 28 – May 5, 2014) have been announced following the completion... Continue reading

March 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Lancashire claim first Over 60s County crown

LANCASHIRE TAKE OVER 60‘s PREMIER TITLE Lancashire took their first County Championships over 60’s Premier Division title when they emerged just ahead of deadly rivals... Continue reading

March 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Tees Sport Blackpool GP Entry Extended

The Tees Sport Blackpool Grand Prix entry date has been extended to March 20th, 2014. The entry date has been extended due to the close... Continue reading

March 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Stars gather for BTTAD National Championships

GB STARS WARM UP FOR INTERNATIONAL SEASON AT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS World number one Rob Davies and Paralympic silver medalist Will Bayley will be among the... Continue reading

March 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
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UKSA Interim Chief Executive – Maternity Cover

Job Role: Interim Chief Executive / CEO – Maternity cover Salary: £50,899 (pro rota) Location: London based Term: 4 days a week, minimum 6 months The Interim... Continue reading

March 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
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ETTA Volunteer, Club and Coach Awards 2014

ETTA VOLUNTEER, CLUB AND COACH AWARDS 2014 The 2014 Awards to recognise the Volunteers, Clubs and Coaches of the year took place during the Senior... Continue reading

March 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Bishop Auckland celebrate double national award

Local Table Tennis Coach Matt Porter is celebrating after completing a hat-trick of yearly coaching awards. Having previously won the County Durham Sports Local and... Continue reading

March 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Leicestershire TT League Report (Mar 10)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION While the top two positions in Division Four of the Leicester League look settled, the race for third spot is still very... Continue reading

March 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report (Mar 10)

WALTON AND WINDSOR THE WINNERS Two teams from the Walton and Windsor Clubs took the honours in this week’s matches in Round Four of the... Continue reading

March 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Mar 10)

Hard-earned Julie Johnson hat-trick gives Chelmsford A the edge Chelmsford A scored an impressive 8-2 win over Rawreth B in the second division of the... Continue reading

March 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

2013/14 Tees Sport Sussex 4* Report

Tees Sport Sussex Cadet/Junior 4 star The night before the Tees Sport Sussex Cadet/Junior 4 star saw some of the worst gales the country has... Continue reading

March 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Head Coach Baker selected for elite coaching programme

The GB Para Table Tennis Team’s head coach Greg Baker, a graduate of UK Sport’s Elite Coaching Apprenticeship Programme, has been chosen to be part... Continue reading

March 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Hosts halt English duo at French Junior Open

Tin-Tin Ho and Helshan Weerasinghe were denied progress at the 2014 French Junior Open by the host nation’s duo Alexandre Cassin and Audrey Zarif. Both... Continue reading

March 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Sport England Primary Spaces fund

Having the right place to play sport and be physically active as a child is vital in ensuring that more children are active and that... Continue reading

March 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
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ETTA recruiting for Non-Executive Directors

ETTA recruiting for Non-Executive Directors The next phase of the governance review at the ETTA will see the creation of a newly structured Board of... Continue reading

March 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
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ETTA Non-Executive Directors

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS Job Description Status: Voluntary Remuneration: Expenses Time Commitment: 8-12 days per annum (including attendance at Board, Committee and Council meetings and competition/events) The... Continue reading

March 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Entry reminder for 8th NatWest Jersey Open

8th NatWest Jersey Open at Easter 2014 APRIL 18-20, 2014 “Repeat entries have been coming in already for our increasingly popular NatWest Jersey Open at... Continue reading

March 5, 2014 | Russell Moore
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National Junior League (South) report

Harry Collins magnificent 100% for Chiltern A, Kidlington girls supreme The National Junior League (South) season was completed at Cippenham on Saturday, 1st March, with... Continue reading

March 5, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report (Mar 5)

COUGARS’ SURPRISE WIN RAISES SURVIVAL HOPES Relegation-threatened Nomads Cougars produced the shock result in Division One of the Clacton and District League when they narrowly... Continue reading

March 5, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Town v Gown ends all square

The annual Town v Gown contests ended up all square, with the University taking the Men’s 1st team event 7-3, Men’s 2nds tied at 5-5,... Continue reading

March 5, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Wembley and Harrow Closed Championships report

Costas Papantoniou regained the Men’s Singles title at the Wembley & Harrow Table Tennis League Closed Championships last week but it was a close-run thing.... Continue reading

March 5, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL report (Mar 4)

Davison and Gowlett lead Bocking to crushing 9-1 victory Little went right for second-placed ECC A as they crashed 9-1 against Bocking in the first... Continue reading

March 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Li becomes youngest Colchester Ladies Champion

Jane Li of Tollgate became the youngest ever Colchester Ladies Champion and in doing so completed a unique treble of titles of Cadet (U15), Junior... Continue reading

March 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
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International Entries

ITTF World Tour including ITTF & ETTU Junior & Cadet Event Entry Policies, documents and deadlines Table Tennis England would like to encourage all our... Continue reading

March 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Pitchford and Drinkhall secure 2013/14 singles crowns

England Men’s no. 1 Liam Pitchford and Women’s no. 2 Joanna Drinkhall battled through gruelling tests at Ponds Forge to take the main prizes at... Continue reading

March 2, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Doubles champions retain strangleholds in Sheffield

Men’s Doubles: Paul Drinkhall and Liam Pitchford retained their Men’s Doubles title in one of the tightest, most nail-biting finals in memory as they edged... Continue reading

March 2, 2014 | Russell Moore
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LIVE: 2013/14 Senior National Champs Sunday

March 2, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Sheffield primed for Sunday showdown

Men’s Singles A shock-less Saturday in the Men’s Singles meant that Sunday will begin with the top eight seeds all preparing for action in what... Continue reading

March 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Walker & Ho avenge final defeats with shock mixed win

Sam Walker and Tin-Tin Ho erased the bitter memories of their respective under-21s final defeats yesterday by combining to devastating effect in the mixed doubles... Continue reading

March 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
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LIVE: 2013/14 Senior National Champs Saturday

March 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Defending Champions fall on first day of Nationals

The first day of the 55th English Senior National Table Tennis Championships saw defending champions fall at the final hurdle as both Tin-Tin Ho and... Continue reading

March 1, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Message from the Chair at the Senior Nationals

Message from ETTA Chair, Sandra Deaton, at the Nationals Championships It is over 20 years since I first came to the English Senior National Championships... Continue reading

February 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

2013/14 Senior National Champs Friday

February 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
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55th Senior Nationals Live on the ETTA

The 55th English Senior National Table Tennis Championships begins on Friday (February 28, 2014) and you can keep up-to-date with all the latest news, results... Continue reading

February 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Draw: Senior Nationals 2014-15

February 26, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Schedule: Senior Nationals 2014-15 – weekend

Saturday 28th February 2015 9am – Men’s Singles groups 11am – Women’s Singles groups 1pm – Men’s Doubles 1.45pm – Women’s Doubles 2.15pm – Men’s... Continue reading

February 26, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Information: Senior Nationals 2014-15

February 26, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Sponsorship boost for top English duo

Two of the country’s top female table tennis athletes, England no.1 Kelly Sibley and no. 3 Hannah Hicks, have agreed new sponsorship deals with Table... Continue reading

February 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Catch Tin-Tin’s feature on Sky Sports

England no. 4 and defending National Under-21 Champion, Tin-Tin Ho, invited the Sky Sports filming crews to her home in Paddington to talk about her... Continue reading

February 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
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BUCS Individual win boosts Doran’s hopes

England no. 7 Chris Doran sent out a strong signal ahead of the 2013/14 Senior National Championships as he beat fellow international Daniel Reed to... Continue reading

February 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
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English Leagues Cup entry closing Monday

English Leagues Cup Competition The closing date for this season’s Wilmott Cup, JM Rose Bowl, Carter Cup and Bromfield Trophy is Monday 3rd March so... Continue reading

February 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Bribar City of Derby 4* Groups released

The groups have been released for the Bribar City of Derby 4* (March 8-9, 2014) taking place at the Moorways Sports Centre, Derby. Topping the... Continue reading

February 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
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City Junior Championships report

City Junior Tournament, February 23rd, 2014 Warrender Under 18 Champion, Selby disposes of top seeds, Chamdal unbeaten in singles, Ho and Maldonado take doubles crown... Continue reading

February 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Sandra Deaton named new ETTA Chairman

Election of ETTA Chairman: It has been confirmed that there was only one person who received the required number of nominations for the post of... Continue reading

February 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Cundy walks away with Cippenham Super 6 triumph

Cippenham Super 6 Senior 2-Star Open (23.2.14) Another full entry for a Cippenham tournament For the second event running the house full notices went up... Continue reading

February 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report (Feb 24th)

DETERMINED DENYER GRABS UNEXPECTED GLORY Allen Denyer was the unlikely star of the Clacton and District League’s Handicap Singles Tournament, taking the trophy by defeating... Continue reading

February 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Leicestershire TTL Report (Feb 24th)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION It was crunch time at the top of Division One of the Leicester League when the top two clashed in what... Continue reading

February 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Feb 24th)

James Denyer – unbeaten for Maldon B All four first division matches in the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League ended in 6-4 scorelines – undoubted proof... Continue reading

February 24, 2014 | Russell Moore
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Derbyshire’s 100% record sees them to 2a title

The final weekend of County Championship’s Junior Division 2A held at Halton TTC saw Derbyshire maintain their 100% unbeaten record to finish in pole position... Continue reading

February 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Quick exit for Pitchford at Qatar Open

It was a only a brief appearance in Doha for England’s no. 1 Liam Pitchford as the 20-year-old fell to defeat in his opening Men’s... Continue reading

February 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Indoor Table Tennis Guide

February 20, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

2013/14 Senior Nationals Draw released

The draw has been released for the 2013/14 English Senior National Table Tennis Championships, Ponds Forge, Sheffield (February 28 – Mar 2, 2014). Over 150... Continue reading

February 19, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

ESTTA name players for BPS International Champs

The English Schools’ Table Tennis Association (ESTTA) is pleased to announce the players who will represent England in the British Primary Schools’ International Championships to... Continue reading

February 19, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Rescheduled umpires reunion

A few weeks ago a message was circulated on behalf of Tony Chatwin, ETTA Honorary Life Member, who was trying to organise a reunion of... Continue reading

February 19, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Joslin crowned Chelmsford Champ after 18-year wait

Joslin crowned M&G Investments Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League Champion As predicted, the favourite, Steve Joslin won his third M&G Investments Chelmsford & District... Continue reading

February 18, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Final results for NCL Horsham

Division 1: Darenth A won this division by a 12 point margin (Division 1 was cumulative over the 4 days) over second placed Horsham Spinners... Continue reading

February 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

New Bradford Hawks TTC

The Bradford Hawks Table Tennis Club has recently been founded in West Yorkshire following growing interest from children local to the area. After a collaboration... Continue reading

February 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

ETTA Office Relocation to Milton Keynes

The English Table Tennis Association has relocated from Hastings, Sussex to Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire as part of the continuing change taking place at the National... Continue reading

February 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Wahlgrens make their mark in England

Erik close to beating England no 3 We were pleased to welcome the Wahlgren family, over from Sweden on a short reconnaissance mission.  They will... Continue reading

February 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Exemption List for U11-14 Nationals

The Exemption List for the 2013/14 Under 11-14 National Championships can be found below, these players will be given a bye through the qualifying process... Continue reading

February 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTL Report (Feb 16)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION Although defending champions, Leicester Electricity, are still in with a theoretical chance, the race to become top team in Division One of... Continue reading

February 16, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (Feb 16)

BROTHERHOOD F MOVING UP ON THE RAILS Brotherhood F are proving to be the dark horses in the race for promotion in Division Two of... Continue reading

February 16, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Baggaley on Sky Sports Game Changers this Saturday

Andrew Baggaley, England’s leading Commonwealth Games table tennis medal winner, will be making a studio appearance on the popular children’s sports show Game Changers on... Continue reading

February 14, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

BBATT and Burton Uxbridge retain JBL titles

BBATT won the Junior Boys British League for the second year running after a commanding second weekend in Lilleshall. Having gone into the weekend level... Continue reading

February 14, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Bishop Auckland welcome all to Bribar 2* in March

Bishop Auckland TTC are pleased to welcome you to the 2nd Bishop Auckland TTC – Bribar 2* open on the 30th of March Based just outside... Continue reading

February 13, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Quiet Czech Junior campaign for English trio

Junior English trio Helshan Weerasinghe, Jared Patel and Sam Mabey had fluctuating fortunes in Hodonin at the Czech Junior and Cadet Open with none of... Continue reading

February 13, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Helshan denied in Youth Olympics bid

England’s no. 1 Junior Boy, Helshan Weerasinghe was dealt a blow in his  Youth Olympic Games Qualification campaign in the Czech Republic. The tournament system... Continue reading

February 12, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Book your reduced rate hotel for Senior Nationals

Heading to the Senior National Championships this year? Check out the special reduced rate we’re offering from our hotel partner the Sheffield Metropolitan. The 2012/13... Continue reading

February 12, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Pitchford in line for Eurosport berth in Qatar

England’s No. 1 Liam Pitchford could become one of the first players to be televised live on Eurosport after the sports broadcaster and the International... Continue reading

February 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Bristol TT Academy Open Days

Bristol Table Tennis Academy Open Days South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (formerly known as Filton) would like to invite you to our Bristol Table Tennis... Continue reading

February 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Liu scoops double at Horsham Spinners 2*

Liu Scoops Two Titles: There were 57 entrants in the 2nd Horsham Spinners TTC 2 Star Junior Tournament held at Collyers Sixth Form College, Horsham.... Continue reading

February 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Leicestershire regain Veterans’ Premier title

LEICESTERSHIRE REGAIN VETERANS’ PREMIER Leicestershire veterans’ first team regained the County Championship Premier Division after a thrilling weekend’s play at Draycott and Long Eaton TTC.... Continue reading

February 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Annual Oxon Inter-League Report

The annual Oxon Inter-League was held as usual at Moreton TTC on Sunday, 9th February. Teams from Banbury, Didcot and Oxford competed for both senior... Continue reading

February 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Joslin hopes for fourth time lucky at M&G Investments Chelmsford Champs

Joslin faces Halling in Finals Night thriller in M&G Investments Chelmsford Championships The 2013-4 edition of the M&G Investments Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League... Continue reading

February 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District League Handicap Knock-Out Cup

WALTON CREAM RISES TO TOP OF THE CUP The cream rose to the top in Round Three of the Clacton and District League’s Handicap Knock-Out... Continue reading

February 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTA Rose Johnson Bowl report

“Every point counts” is a rider that accompanies the entry forms that are circulated for the Rose Johnson Bowl, a 4-a-side handicap event that is, if... Continue reading

February 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

New senior management team at ETTA

New senior management team at English Table Tennis Association The English Table Tennis Association (ETTA) has created and appointed a new senior management team following... Continue reading

February 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

GB Para squad receive UK Sport funding boost

The funding increase for Para Table Tennis announced earlier this week by UK Sport has provided a significant boost for the GB Para Table Tennis... Continue reading

February 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Northants on their way to Junior County Premier

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE ON THEIR WAY TO THE PREMIER DIVISION The final weekend of Junior Division 1A took place at Westfield TTC on Saturday 1st Feb and... Continue reading

February 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Basingstoke Open dominated by McTiernan 1-2

McTiernan brothers make it a family one-two in Basingstoke Reading’s Liam McTiernan became the new Basingstoke Open Singles Champion after the top seed dominated the... Continue reading

February 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Legacy grants scheme boosts South Wonston

Legacy Grants Scheme Boosts Club Participation Winchester City Council’s Sports Legacy Grants Scheme has provided funding to over 20 local sports clubs so far this... Continue reading

February 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Tees Sport West of Scot Men’s Singles Final

February 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Tees Sport West of Scot Women’s Singles Final

February 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Foreign influence boosts strong Tees Sport Sussex 4* draw

The 2014 Tees Sport Sussex 4* Open contains a surprise addition with six young Hungarian stars taking charge in the girls’ singles. Although the Junior... Continue reading

February 6, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Tonbridge schoolboys dominate Kent Schools Champs

TONBRIDGE SCHOOLBOYS DOMINATE KENT SCHOOLS CHAMPS Pupils from Tonbridge schools dominated the boys’ events at the Kent Schools Championships held at the Howard School, Rainham... Continue reading

February 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

ETTA receives new grant to extend Jack Petchey project

The English Table Tennis Association (ETTA) has received a new grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation (JPF) to extend the table donation project into a... Continue reading

February 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

North Herts Satellite GP entry extended

The closing date for entries to the North Herts Satellite Grand Prix (March 8-9, 2014) has been extended to February 12th. For more information contact... Continue reading

February 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Proud Helshan ready for Youth Olympics chance

Sixteen-year-old Helshan Weerasinghe expressed his pride at being selected to represent Great Britain at the ITTF Youth Olympic Games Continental Qualification in Hodonin, Czech Republic... Continue reading

February 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Enter now for £14k Heritage Oil Sussex Open

Sussex County Table Tennis Association is pleased to confirm that the Heritage Oil Open 2014 table tennis tournament entry form is now available on the ETTA... Continue reading

February 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Jenkins back on top at Sussex Satellite Grand Prix

Sussex Satellite Grand Prix Report: There were 90 entrants in the Sussex Satellite Grand Prix, which took place in early January at K2 Leisure Centre... Continue reading

February 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

M&G Investments Chelmsford Championship preview

Steve Joslin – top seed in M&G Investments Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League Mens Singles Championship With Alex Abbott, the Mens Singles Champion for... Continue reading

February 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (Feb 2)

HATS OFF TO HARRY If Nomads Jaguars survive in Division Two the Clacton and District League this season they will have reason to be grateful... Continue reading

February 3, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Baggaley pick of the crop at Hungarian Open

The race for Commonwealth Games places in Glasgow 2014 took its first big stop-off in Hungary this week with nine English players beginning their 2014... Continue reading

January 31, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Yorkshire take Cadets County Premier title

YORKSHIRE TAKE CADETS COUNTY PREMIER TITLE Yorkshire were the star performers at this season’s County Championships Premier Division which was played last weekend as they... Continue reading

January 31, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

159 ready for Tees Sport Sussex 4*

The Tees Sport Sussex 4 star entry is now closed with a final entry of 159 competitors from 7 countries including Hungary, Germany, Scotland, Wales,... Continue reading

January 31, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Head Coach – Greenhouse

Table Tennis Head Coach Responsible to: Greenhouse Programme Manager Location: London Borough of Southwark Salary: £22,000 – £29,000 per annum (depending on experience) Contract: 1... Continue reading

January 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Nine set for 2014 bow in Hungary

Nine English players head to Hungary this week for an important year-opening tournament at the GAC Group ITTF World Tour Hungary Open (Jan 29-Feb 1)... Continue reading

January 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

English Leagues Cup Competition Entries

The entry forms (available here) are out for this season’s competition for the Wilmott Cup (Men), JM Rose Bowl (Women), Carter Cup (Junior Boys) and... Continue reading

January 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Unicorn strong at the top of Leicester TTL

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION Unicorn are still going strong at the top of Division One of the Leicester League, but they had a fright against Knighton... Continue reading

January 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Chris Edwards wins Bristol Hard Bat

As the oldest and continuous table tennis league in the world, it is good to see that the Bristol & District Table Tennis Association is... Continue reading

January 28, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Kidlington force draw with leaders Chiltern A in NJL

Kidlington Boys A force draw with league leaders, Chiltern A National Junior League (South), 3rd series, 25/1/14 Over an exciting and exhausting eight hours of... Continue reading

January 27, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL report (Jan 27)

CONDORS WIN MATCH OF SURPRISES Windsor Condors may have been expected to beat Walton C in Division One of the Clacton and District League –... Continue reading

January 27, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL report (Jan 27)

Ben Warner – too hot for Elmtree Graphics A Maldon B, leaders of the first division in the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League produced a... Continue reading

January 27, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Celtic clash illuminates West of Scotland GP

Men’s Singles: The Tees Sport West of Scotland Grand Prix came to a climactic Celtic finish with the home-grown Scots dominating the semi-final line-up in... Continue reading

January 26, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Daybell crashes Burn’s Night party at WoS GP

Men’s Band 1 Yorkshire’s Kim Daybell was in imperious form at Scotstoun as he powered to the Men’s Band 1 title at the Tees Sport... Continue reading

January 25, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Bishop Auckland runs first National tournament

Sunday the 19th Saw Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club run, its 1st National Table Tennis Tournament. With Entries from Leeds Nottingham Hull and Scotland to... Continue reading

January 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

East Sussex Schools Individuals

East Sussex Schools Individuals St Leonards Academy played host to the East Sussex Schools Individual Events over two Wednesday afternoons. Firstly the Primary schools Under... Continue reading

January 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Your Andy Seward tributes

Please find all of your tributes listed below for Andy Seward following his surprise passing last week. Thank you for your numerous responses. The funeral... Continue reading

January 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

ETTA receives vote of confidence from Sport England

A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN TABLE TENNIS We have just heard that Sport England – our principal funders – have awarded a new tranche of... Continue reading

January 23, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Sussex 4* Entry extended

Sussex County TTA are delighted to announce that all plans for Sussex 4 star are on schedule and will definitely go ahead as planned. Entry... Continue reading

January 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Coach Education Manager

Job description Applications should be by way of covering letter and CV, emailed to: Jon Pett | Head of Workforce Development and Performance Programme Management... Continue reading

January 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Coaching and Performance Administrator

Job description Applications should be by way of covering letter and CV, emailed to: Jon Pett | Head of Workforce Development and Performance Programme Management... Continue reading

January 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

West of Scotland GP draw

It’s a Scottish stranglehold at the Tees Sport West of Scotland Grand Prix with a record number of entrants north of the border ready to... Continue reading

January 21, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Half-term camp at Swerve (Feb 17-19th)

January 20, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL report (Jan 20th)

PARKES LEADS BROTHERHOOD PUSH FOR PROMOTION Graham Parkes took his eighth hat-trick of the season in Division Three as Brotherhood H maintained their push for... Continue reading

January 20, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Jan 20th)

Keiran Lally – top class performance against Maldon A 2013 Colchester Mens’ Singles Champion Keiran Lally turned in the top performance of the week in... Continue reading

January 20, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester & District TTL reaches half-way

Division Four of the Leicester and District League is developing very nicely and promises an interesting second half of the season. Knighton Park VIII had... Continue reading

January 20, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Jack Petchey CBE delights team finals crowd

The third Jack Petchey London Schools’ Team Finals welcomed a V.V.I.P to the University of East London over the weekend – Jack Petchey CBE himself!... Continue reading

January 19, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

ETTA Chairman Andy Seward’s Obituary

Andy Seward, Chairman of ETTA, (December 1, 1944 – January 15, 2014) Andy had been involved in table tennis for most of his life…as a... Continue reading

January 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

ETTA Chairman Andy Seward passes away

It is with deep regret that we announce that Andy Seward, Chairman of the ETTA, passed away today (January 15, 2014). Andy became Chairman of... Continue reading

January 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Jack Petchey Finals land at UEL

The Jack Petchey London Schools’ Team Finals take place at a brand new venue this Saturday (January 18th) from the University of East London (UEL).... Continue reading

January 17, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Newsletter 3: December 2014

English Table Tennis Association Queensbury House, Havelock Road Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1HF To: Members of the English Table Tennis Association From: Andy Seward, Chairman... Continue reading

January 15, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Sycamore and Urban set for Premier title race

Sycamore head into the final weekend of the season at the top of Premier British League after two further victories. Chris Doran and his side... Continue reading

January 15, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tin-Tin’s BBC feature

January 15, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

OLOP control Cippenham Team 2*

OLOP IMPACT justify their seeding A maximum entry of 24 teams battled it out on Sunday in the Cippenham Team 2-Star Open Championship. This unique... Continue reading

January 14, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

ETTA Membership and Ranking Manager

Job description Applications should be by way of covering letter and CV, emailed to: Bill Shearer | Operations Manager E: [email protected] Closing date: 29th January... Continue reading

January 14, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

ETTA Membership and Ranking Assistant

Job description Applications should be by way of covering letter and CV, emailed to: Bill Shearer | Operations Manager E: [email protected] Closing date: 29th January... Continue reading

January 14, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Rashid claims Phil Reid Memorial win

The Phil Reid Memorial Trophy is an annual table tennis handicap event to commemorate one of the hardest workers in the local game and is... Continue reading

January 13, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Jan 13)

Paul Davison leads Bocking to a 7-3 win over Rawreth Bocking have been on good form of late and they recorded their fourth win of... Continue reading

January 13, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Brotherhood clinch Clacton Handicap Cup cliff-hanger

BROTHERHOOD B CLINCH CUP CLIFF-HANGER Top-flight sides Brotherhood B and Windsor Condors were involved in the closest match of Round Two of the Clacton and... Continue reading

January 13, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Glory awaits in race for British League Premier crown

The race for Premier British League glory heats up as Britain’s finest head to Cardiff for the penultimate event of the season. Following two pulsating... Continue reading

January 11, 2014 | Russell Moore
International

Entry open for Andro Kids Open 2014 (Dusseldorf)

The Andro Kids Open (August 22-24, 2014) will take place in the Leichtathletikhalle, Düsseldorf (Germany). The three-day international tournament for children and young people includes non-cash... Continue reading

January 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Duo benefit from Youth Sport Trust NYCA camp

Young Coaches of the Future On December 20-22, 2013, the Youth Sport Trust held a National Young Coaches Academy (NYCA), which took place in Loughborough... Continue reading

January 10, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Grantham primed for 2013/14 Junior Masters

England’s top young players will converge upon Grantham College this weekend (January 11-12, 2014) for the 2013/14 National Junior Masters – one of the toughest... Continue reading

January 9, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Archive Request for VHS video transfers

Archive Request for VHS video transfers Can you help? The Archives, Museums and Records Committee are looking for volunteers who could help transfer a number... Continue reading

January 8, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Umpires reunion set for National Championships

Plans for an umpires reunion are in the pipeline so if you’re an official, past or present, make your presence known ahead of the 2013/14... Continue reading

January 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

223 December 2013

January 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL New Year review

PANTHERS ON COURSE FOR SECOND TITLE As the Clacton and District League resumes its programme after the holiday break, Nomads Panthers are on course to... Continue reading

January 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Half Season Averages

At the half-way stage of the 2013/2014 season, the averages of the leading players in the Clacton and District League are available at the link... Continue reading

January 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Cambridgeshire seconds take County 4a crown

CAMBRIDGESHIRE SECONDS TAKE COUNTY VETS TITLE County Championship Veterans Division 4a Cambridgeshire seconds easily completed victory in the County Championships Veterans Division 4a, which was... Continue reading

January 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
National

Northants seal Senior 2a title

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE TAKE COUNTY TITLE County Championships Senior Division 2a Northamptonshire seniors eased to Division 2a of this season’s County Championships when they took the title... Continue reading

January 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Bocking record first 10-0 victory of the season Bocking have done what no other side has managed in the first division of the Chelmsford &... Continue reading

January 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (Dec 22)

OSPREYS CAUSE CUP UPSET Windsor Ospreys produced the stand-out performance in Round One of the Clacton and District League’s Handicap Knock-Out Cup with a shock... Continue reading

January 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Shmyrev completes hat-trick at WCPP

Maxim Shmyrev (RUS) completed a hat-trick of titles from the World Championship of Ping Pong after another thrilling weekend of action from Alexandra Palace, London.... Continue reading

January 7, 2014 | Russell Moore
Featured

Jarvis and Payet Cadet Masters champions

To see report from day 1 click here Day 2 Day two of the 2014 Cadet Masters at the Burton Uxbridge TTC saw three boys; Hugo... Continue reading

January 4, 2014 | Russell Moore
Regional

Bocking record first 10-0 victory of the Season

Bocking have done what no other side has managed in the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League this Season. Their 10-0... Continue reading

December 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Young Volunteer Opportunities

December 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Enter over Christmas for Sussex Grand Prix

The entry deadline for the Sussex Satellite Grand Prix on 4th & 5th January at K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley has been extended to Saturday 28th... Continue reading

December 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Bronze return for GB Team from Hong Kong

The GB Team are returning from Hong Kong celebrating their victory after a challenging week of competition in which Adam Thompson secured a bronze medal.... Continue reading

December 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Davies nominated for ITTF star award

DAVIES NOMINATED FOR ITTF STAR AWARD GB’s Rob Davies, who this year became men’s class 1 European Champion and World number one, has received further... Continue reading

December 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tribute to Mike Lewis

Michael William Joseph Lewis  – a distinguished name for a distinguished man, but known to many as Mike – he was truly a man amongst... Continue reading

December 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Lilleshall confirmed as Junior British League venue

Junior British League (JBL) – February 8-9, 2014. Venue Please note that the JBL 2nd weekend venue has been confirmed as Lilleshall National Sports Centre... Continue reading

December 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Local hopes rise to the challenge at Plymouth 1*

On Sunday 15th December the Bribar Plymouth Junior 1 star table tennis tournament took place at the brand new English Table Tennis Association and Eggbuckland... Continue reading

December 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Approved Laws of table tennis

Click on the link below: Table Tennis England Approved Laws of table tennis (July 15, 2015)

December 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Bribar Bristol Play of the Day

December 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Butterfly Cardiff Grand Prix Draw

Christmas comes early at the Butterfly Cardiff Grand Prix with a high calibre list of contenders ready to battle for the final Grand Prix prize... Continue reading

December 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Eric Barton remembered as Pillar of Society

Eric Barton who died 1st December 2013, aged 90 can best be described as a true ‘Pillar of Society’. Such phrases are often used but... Continue reading

December 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Table tennis on the rise in APS

The latest figures from Sport England this month show that table tennis participation in England has continued to rise. Following the latest results of the... Continue reading

December 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Notts reach County Champs Premier

Nottinghamshire Reach Premier Division County Championships Senior Division 1a Nottinghamshire gained Premier Division status for next season when they took maximum points in a weekend... Continue reading

December 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Lillington success for Fabian

Fabian wins two trophies at Warwick There was a large Oxfordshire contingent at St Nicholas Park, Warwick on Saturday for the second Lillington Tournament, including... Continue reading

December 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Dec 16)

Hayden scores three excellent five-end victories against Maldon B The evenly matched nature of the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League... Continue reading

December 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (Dec 16)

BROTHERHOOD E BREAK THE BARRIER Runaway Division Three leaders Brotherhood E are the first team in the Clacton and District League to chalk up a... Continue reading

December 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Aerobic Table Tennis set to launch

Aerobic Table Tennis is set for an official launch in January 2014 after two years of detailed preparation from English coach Steve Rowe. As an... Continue reading

December 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Premiere of Ping Pong Film set for Tuesday

Mark your diaries and set your Sky+, the Ping Pong film is coming to Film 4 next Tuesday December 17th at 11pm. With 703 years between... Continue reading

December 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Knight and Ho star in Finland

Darius Knight and Tin-Tin Ho were the English stars at the Finlandia Open (December 5-8, 2013) after taking on a mix of the world’s best... Continue reading

December 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Richard Scruton appointed Secretary-General of ETTU

Richard Scruton, Deputy Chairman of the ETTA, has been appointed Secretary-General of the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU). The announcement came from ETTU headquarters in... Continue reading

December 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Burlington Danes rule Horsham Spinners 2*

Great Day For Danes: Henry Medellin’s Burlington Danes TTC (Greenhouse) had a great day at the first Horsham Spinners 2 Star held in The College... Continue reading

December 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chamdal continues progress at Cirencester Junior Open

Reece makes final and semi-final at Cirencester Oxford’s outstanding 11 year-old player, Reece Chamdal, took another big step up the ladder in the Cirencester Junior... Continue reading

December 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Middlesex & Kent lead the way in Cadet 1B

CADET DIVISION 1B 8 DECEMBER 2013 TEAM P W D L GAMES F GAMES A SETS F SETS A Pts MIDDLESEX 2 8 8 0... Continue reading

December 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL report (Dec 12)

Scott Dowsett and Lee McHugh dominate the action Elmtree Excalibur B turned in a five star performance in Division Two of the Chelmsford  & District... Continue reading

December 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Brook leads Kidlington Girls to NJL victories

Forum girls in command; boys battling for silver National Junior League 7/12/13 The three Kidlington Forum teams got just reward for their exemplary commitment and... Continue reading

December 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Oxford School Sports Festival report

Oxford School Sports Festival at Hoops, Cowley Oxford Academy on top The Table Tennis team event was won by The Oxford Academy, ahead of St... Continue reading

December 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire League report (Dec 11)

Bucking the trend over the last thirty years or so the Leicester League actually added a division for this season.  Division Six is a half size... Continue reading

December 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL report (Dec 11)

PHIL WINS COMEBACK CLIFF-HANGER Week in week out, there are few players in the Clacton and District League who provide better value than Phil Smith... Continue reading

December 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Stars to emerge at Westfield TTC charity night

On Sunday 29th December, some of England’s best players of the past and present will be coming together to feature in a special charity night... Continue reading

December 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Scott Dowsett and Lee McHugh dominate the action

Elmtree Excalibur B turned in a five star performance in division two of the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League and by beating previous leaders... Continue reading

December 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Talent Development Coach – Sycamore

Job description Applications should be by way of covering letter and CV, emailed to: Nick Jarvis | Head Performance Coach and Technical Manager E: [email protected]... Continue reading

December 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Talent Development Coach – Ormesby

Job description Applications should be by way of covering letter and CV, emailed to: Nick Jarvis | Head Performance Coach and Technical Manager E: [email protected]... Continue reading

December 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Walker ends World Juniors on a high

England’s Sam Walker completed a successful junior campaign with his head held high after reaching the last 16 of the World Junior Championships in Rabat,... Continue reading

December 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Maynard’s maiden glory at awesome Nottingham GP

Men’s Singles ‘Tom Tom’ navigates his way to maiden Grand Prix glory Tom Maynard provided the shock of the season as he brilliantly battled his... Continue reading

December 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Livewire Lawrence wins Band 1 in Nottingham

Men’s Band 1 Kent livewire Daniel Lawrence was at his entertaining best to win a fantastic Men’s Band 1 title at the Bribar Nottingham Grand... Continue reading

December 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

SGS Academy players star in SportsAble Grand Prix

SportsAble hosted the first ever major disability table tennis grand prix competition at Slough from November 23-24th 2013. All three SGS College Academy players from... Continue reading

December 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Jersey ‘Open’ for perfect Christmas gift idea

What is the ‘perfect Christmas gift’ for the table tennis player? The simple answer is an entry for the 8th NatWest Jersey Open at Easter... Continue reading

December 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Talent Development Centres announced

English table tennis will see a major boost in talent development with the launch of four development centres designed to highlight, develop and nurture new... Continue reading

December 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Pitchford shatters world top 100 in latest rankings

England’s no.1, 20-year-old Liam Pitchford, has reached a new career high of 54th place in the December 2013 world rankings. The reigning National Champion’s gigantic... Continue reading

December 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Bribar Nottingham GP Programme out now

The Bribar Nottingham Grand Prix returns to the series this season at this weekend’s (December 7-8th) event  with nearly 200 entrants taking part. The Grand... Continue reading

December 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Para duo seek World Champs qualification in San Diego

GB Performance Squad players Paul Karabardak and Jack Hunter-Spivey will be looking to secure qualification for next year’s World Para Table Tennis Championships when they... Continue reading

December 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Bridgnorth capture Shropshire title for second time

Bridgnorth Table Tennis Club captured the Shropshire Inter town trophy for only the second time with a series of outstanding performances at Shrewsbury on Sunday December... Continue reading

December 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
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GB athletes showcase Para sport in Rome

GB athletes help to showcase Paralympic sport in Rome London 2012 medalists Sara Head and Aaron McKibbin represented the GB Para Table Tennis Team at... Continue reading

December 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Butterfly Cardiff GP entry extended

The entry for the Butterfly Cardiff Grand Prix (December 21-22, 2013) has been extended to Thursday December 5th for those who are still hopeful of... Continue reading

December 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Dec 1)

John Webber – on good form for Hatfield Peverel A Hatfield Peverel A have moved into pole position in the second division of the Chelmsford... Continue reading

December 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Denyer stars in Clacton & District TTL (Dec 1)

DENYER’S STAR SHINES BRIGHT Clacton’s bright young star, James Denyer, stayed unbeaten as reigning champions Nomads Panthers came through two potentially stern tests in Division... Continue reading

December 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Oxford continue to impress at NCL

Oxford A in battle for 2nd place, B team promoted The Oxford cadets kept up their determined efforts in the 2nd round of matches at... Continue reading

December 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Maidenhead players shine at Cippenham 5×2

Maidenhead League players shine through Maidenhead League players Federico Viterbo and Mark Banks were the local stars at the Cippenham Five by Two Senior and... Continue reading

December 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire & Rutland School Games Super-Series Final

The first Leicestershire & Rutland School Games Super-Series Final of the 2013/14 programme served up a fantastic evening of Table Tennis at Knighton Park Table... Continue reading

December 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL report (Nov 24)

Maldon A (with Alex Abbott and Paul Sayer undefeated) are still in contention for top honours Maldon A, the 2012-3 Champions of the Chelmsford &... Continue reading

December 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (24th Nov)

FIRST TREBLE FOR CAPTAIN JOHN There were mixed emotions this week for John Plummer in Windsor Magpies’ bottom-of-the-table clash with Brotherhood I in Division Two... Continue reading

December 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Evangeline in Essex’s Top Three

You may recall that Evangeline (Evie) Collier was shortlisted for ‘Essex Sports Personality of the Year’ and with your help, along with the readers of... Continue reading

November 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Premier British League Preview

The best of British table tennis rolls into Halton as the second weekend of Premier British League gets underway. After a gruelling and pulsating first... Continue reading

November 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

World Schools’ Championship Teams Announced

London Academy and Northfield School & Sports College, Billingham will represent the English Schools’ Table Tennis Association (ESTTA) in the International School Sport Federation (ISF)... Continue reading

November 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

£1700 on the table for Weatherby Junior 2* – Enter now!

** Entry closes Sunday 1st December 2013 – Enter now! ** The Weatherby Junior 2* will head to Blackpool this December with an exceptional total... Continue reading

November 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Jarvis fightback stuns Savill in classic cadet final

Cadet Boys Singles Tom Jarvis staged a remarkable comeback from 7-2 down in the final game against Luke Savill in a thrilling Cadet Boys Singles... Continue reading

November 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Tsaptsinos shocks Tin-Tin for National Junior title

Junior Girls Singles Maria Tsaptsinos won her maiden National Junior Girls’ Singles title after stunning top seed Tin-Tin Ho in a brilliant encounter between the... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Cadet & Junior National Champs Saturday

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Cadet Girls Doubles Draw 2013/14

Cadet Girls Doubles Draw 2013/14 Payet/Hall Payet/Hall bye Payet/Hall 4, 7, 8  Mistry/Mehta Johns/Evans 5, 5, 9  Johns/Evans Payet/Hall 7, 8, 11  Williams/Crilly Dillon/Dillon 7,... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Cadet and Junior Nationals Results 2013/14

English Cadet and Junior National Championships 2013/14 Knockout Rounds Results Junior Boys Singles Junior Boys Doubles Junior Girls Singles Junior Girls Doubles Junior Mixed Doubles... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Cadet Girls Singles Draw 2013/14

Cadet Girls Doubles Draw 2013/14 Payet Payet 5, 5, 5 Barber 4, 7, -10, 7 Payet 5, 3, 6  Cross 8, 9, 6 Cross -10,... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Cadet Boys Doubles Draw 2013/14

Cadet Boys Doubles Draw 2013/14 Jarvis/Savill Jarvis/Savill 3, 6, 6 Tilley/Tombs Jarvis/Savill 5, -5, 3, 0  Tyndall/Foster Tyndall/Foster 3, 9, 6  Caltabiano/McMullan Jarvis/Savill -10, 11,... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Cadet Boys Singles Draw 2013/14

Cadet Boys Singles Draw 2013/14 Jarvis Jarvis 4, 7, 4 Final Champion Rule -8, 7, -10, 10, 4 Jarvis 8, 8, 8  Barker Barker 6,... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Junior Mixed Doubles Draw 2013/14

Junior Mixed Doubles Draw 2013/14 Weerasinghe/Ho Weerasinghe/Ho 6, 3, 9 Cawston/Blagbrough Weerasinghe/Ho 3, 3, 3  Firth/Bird Wright/Payet 10, 7, -12, 4 Wright/Payet Weerasinghe/Ho 3, 3,... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Junior Girls Doubles Draw 2013/14

Junior Mixed Doubles Draw 2013/14 Ho/Tsaptsinos Ho/Tsaptsinos 7, 4, 6 Final Champion Blagbrough/Brook Ho/Tsaptsinos 9, 8, 1  Patel/Forster Patel/Forster 9, 10, -6, -6, 5  Farnworth/Barber... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Junior Girls Singles Draw 2013/14

Junior Girls Singles Draw 2013/14 Tin-Tin Ho Tin-Tin Ho bye Tin-Tin Ho 4, 3, 5  Potter Farnworth 7, 4, -8, 8  Farnworth Tin-Tin Ho 5,... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Junior Boys Doubles Draw 2013/14

Junior Boys Doubles Draw 2013/14 Weerasinghe/Mabey Weerasinghe/Mabey bye Weerasinghe/Mabey 9, 6, 5  Barker/Dempsey Barker/Dempsey 8, 6, 5  Fisher/Cutts Weerasinghe/Mabey 8, 10, 7  Josephs/Rahbani Webb/Kin 6,... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Junior Boys Singles Draw 2013/14

Junior Boys Singles Draw 2013/14 Weerasinghe Weerasinghe 5, 7, 8 Wright 11, 4, -5, -8, 5 Weerasinghe 11, 5, 9  Barker Langham-Ferreira 8, 7, 8 ... Continue reading

November 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Entry closes Friday for Nottingham GP

Entry closes tomorrow (Friday November 22nd) for the Bribar Nottingham Grand Prix (December 7-8, 2013). After a record Bristol entry the 2013/14 Grand Prix series... Continue reading

November 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Urban table tennis in London

November 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Lincolnshire and Sussex lead County Champs Junior Premier

LINCOLNSHIRE AND SUSSEX LEAD JUNIOR PREMIER DIVISION The first weekend’s action in this season’s County Championships Junior Premier Division was held at a new venue... Continue reading

November 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Cadet and Junior Nationals Draw

The Cadet and Junior National Championships head to Preston next weekend (November 23-24th) with England’s No. 1 junior boy Helshan Weerasinghe hoping to win his... Continue reading

November 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Brandon Crouchman – fine hat-trick for OCs A OCs A have moved to the top of the table in the first division of the Chelmsford &... Continue reading

November 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
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England dominate Senior Six Nations in Cardiff

England’s men and women dominated the Senior Six Nations event held in Cardiff, securing all four titles on offer from the Welsh capital. The event... Continue reading

November 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester League review (Nov 18)

REVIEW OF LEICESTER LEAGUE Ajax Wolvey and Unicorn remain locked at the top of Division One, highly unusual in the case of Ajax who were promoted from... Continue reading

November 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Triple joy for Kidlington at NJL

Triple joy at National Junior League Jonah hits maximums v Cippenham and Reading All three Kidlington Forum teams got off to a fine start in... Continue reading

November 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District League Report (Nov 18)

There’s a lot of life in the Lions After flirting with relegation last season, Nomads Lions are now proving tough opposition in Division One the... Continue reading

November 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Knight dethrones the King at Bristol Grand Prix

Men’s Singles Darius Knight produced a fiery spectacle of aggressive table tennis to win a star-studded Bribar Bristol Grand Prix after victories over Paul Drinkhall... Continue reading

November 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Yongbo denies returning Kinlocke in Bristol GP

Men’s Band 1 Yongbo Zhang won a classic Men’s Band 1 final against Garth Kinlocke to light up proceedings at the Bribar Bristol Grand Prix.... Continue reading

November 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Boll ends Pitchford’s glorious German rampage

Twenty-year-old English No. 1 Liam Pitchford’s awe-inspiring run was finally halted at the ITTF World Tour German Open after six-time European Champion Timo Boll put... Continue reading

November 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Draw out for record-breaking Bribar Bristol GP

The draw is out now for the Bribar Bristol Grand Prix (November 16-17, 2013) which is ready to welcome it’s record-high number of entrants as... Continue reading

November 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Pitchford stuns seeds at German Open

Liam Pitchford was at his remarkable best when he shocked both Gao Ning (SIN, 16) and Oh Sangeun (KOR, 29) to remain unbeaten throughout day... Continue reading

November 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Play of the Day – Tees Sport Newcastle GP 13-14

November 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Children in Need table tennis auction

The Art of Ping Pong for Children in Need The sport of table tennis will feature in several events during this year’s Children in Need... Continue reading

November 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Jean Crayden passes away

Jean Crayden It is with much sadness I inform you that Jean Crayden (widow of Ron Crayden, Honorary Life Member) died on Saturday 9th November... Continue reading

November 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Resources

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November 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Nominations for vInspired National Awards now open!

vInspired is looking for the most outstanding volunteers and youth workers from across the country: those who have made a meaningful impact on a community... Continue reading

November 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Amy and Michael are Gloucester Champions

Amy and Michael are Gloucester Champions! Amy Blagbrough from Basingstoke and Michael Bree from Tamworth were the winners of the Gloucester Two Star Open Junior Tournament on an... Continue reading

November 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Grant reigns supreme at Tees Sport Sussex 2*

Liam takes nothing for Grant-ed Junior Boy’s Band 1: Top Seed Liam Grant swept all before him in winning the Junior Boy’s Band 1 event... Continue reading

November 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Reece and Vicky lead English in Gloucestershire Open

Sunday’s Gloucestershire Open attracted 128 entries, with the English players having to face up to a strong challenge from both Wales and Denmark. Most successful... Continue reading

November 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Nov 11)

Elmtree Excalibur B are looking good in Division Two Elmtree Excalibur B showed their considerable potential by hammering Danbury D 9-1 in Division Two of... Continue reading

November 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester League Review (Nov 11)

REVIEW OF LEICESTER LEAGUE Unusual group of result so far in Division Six of the Leicester League, the lowest section, with many “big” wins but also a... Continue reading

November 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL report (Nov 11)

Hat-trick of newcomers break their duck Three players new to competitive table tennis, Woody Fitzpatrick, Martin Cunningham and Toni Hayhoe-Khan, celebrated debut wins this week... Continue reading

November 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Jarvis starring role at Hungarian Open

Lincolnshire’s Tom Jarvis was the star at the Joola Hungarian Open (November 6-10th) after reaching the quarter-finals of the cadet boys’ singles. Jarvis was in... Continue reading

November 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Heartbreak for Pitchford in Under-21 Semi

Liam Pitchford was the star of the show at the ITTF World Tour Polish Open in Spala but his campaign ended in heartbreak after he... Continue reading

November 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Table Tennis Sportsmanship – Chris Doran

November 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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World Champs of Ping Pong exclusive member offer

The World Championship of Ping Pong is back and ETTA members can benefit from an exclusive ticket deal to see the world’s leading sandpaper bat... Continue reading

November 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

ETTA Head of Marketing and Communications

Job description Applications should be by way of covering letter and CV, emailed to: Sara Sutcliffe | Chief Executive E: [email protected] Closing date: 5th December... Continue reading

November 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

ETTA Head of Operations

Job description Applications should be by way of covering letter and CV, emailed to: Sara Sutcliffe | Chief Executive E: [email protected] Closing date: 5th December... Continue reading

November 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

ETTA Head of Development

Job description Applications should be by way of covering letter and CV, emailed to: Sara Sutcliffe | Chief Executive E: [email protected] Closing date: 28th November... Continue reading

November 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

ETTA Head of Coaching and Performance

Job description Applications should be by way of covering letter and CV, emailed to: Sara Sutcliffe | Chief Executive E: [email protected] Closing date: 28th November... Continue reading

November 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Stunning comeback sets Yorks on way to title defence

Reigning champions Yorkshire made a solid start to the defence of their Veterans’ Premier title after the first weekend of fixtures in this season’s competition... Continue reading

November 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

UKSA Launches ‘My Sport My Voice!’

The UK Sports Association (UKSA) has announced the launch of its ‘My Sport My Voice! project, which is hoping to build on the success of... Continue reading

November 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Vote for Davies as IPC Athlete of the Month

Vote for Davies as IPC Athlete of the Month Team GB’s Robert Davies has become one of six nominees for the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC)... Continue reading

November 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Newsletter 2: November 2013

English Table Tennis Association Queensbury House, Havelock Road Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1HF To: Members of the English Table Tennis Association A few weeks ago... Continue reading

November 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

GB strike gold in Belgian Open

The GB Para Table Tennis Team struck gold at the Belgium Open with European Champion Rob Davies (class 1), David Wetherill (class 6) and Kim... Continue reading

November 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Richardson victorious at Cramlington 2*

Dean Richardson of Northumberland won the Junior Boys Singles at the Cramlington 2 Star Junior tournament. After easily winning his group he defeated fellow Northumberland... Continue reading

November 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Double success for English officials at awards ceremony

English table tennis officials won two awards at the inaugural National Officiating Awards after a grand ceremony at Worcester Rugby Football Club’s Sixways Stadium. Joshua... Continue reading

November 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

World Tour entries: Polish, German, Swedish and Finlandia

After the drama of the European Championships in October it’s back to business for the English internationals with a flurry of ITTF World Tour events... Continue reading

November 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester League round-up (Nov 4)

LEICESTER LEAGUE ROUNDUP There was a very well contested match in Division Two when the leaders, Knighton Park 3rds, just came out on top by 6-4 after... Continue reading

November 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Nov 4)

Michael Andrews hits rich vein of from for Danbury A Michael Andrews has hit a rich vein of form in Division One of the Chelmsford... Continue reading

November 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (Nov 4)

WILY WRIGLEY RAISES BROTHERHOOD HOPES It’s been a difficult start to the season for newly-promoted Brotherhood I in Division Two of the Clacton and District... Continue reading

November 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Quarter-final finish for Tin-Tin in World Cadet Challenge

Tin-Tin Ho’s second appearance at the World Cadet Challenge ended in disappointment in Slovenia as she was unable to progress past the quarter-final stage of... Continue reading

November 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Lancashire set early pace in Vets’ County Champs

This season’s County Championships began with the first weekend of the over 60’s Premier Division which was held at Milton Keynes TTC (October 5-6) with... Continue reading

November 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

National Council Executive Summary

A summary of the latest meeting of the National Council at Milton Keynes on October 19th is available here.

October 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tin-Tin’s Europe denied at last hurdle once again

Tin-Tin Ho’s European team were once again beaten into second place by Asia at the World Cadet Challenge following a close final in Slovenia. The... Continue reading

October 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Tomahawks land at Halton Table Tennis Club

Halton Table Tennis Club was the surprise destination for a group of Tomahawks to call home last week during a boisterous session at the club.... Continue reading

October 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Weerasinghe sweeps up at Stockton-on-Tees 4*

The Tees Active Stockton-on-Tees 4 Star tournament, which attracted one of the strongest entries for the Junior Boys’ Singles in recent years, was won by... Continue reading

October 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Evangeline aims to become Essex Sports Personality of the Year

The nominations have now closed and Evangeline (Evie) Collier, 19 from Pilgrims Hatch, has made it to the shortlist for ‘Essex Sports Personality of the... Continue reading

October 29, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

World no. 1 Davies looking to consolidate in Belgium

European Champion Rob Davies heads a squad of eight athletes from the GB Para Table Tennis Team who will be competing in this week’s Belgian... Continue reading

October 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL report (Oct 28)

Peter Hayden – excellent hat-trick of wins against ECC B ECC B and OCs A produced a fiercely fought draw this week in the first... Continue reading

October 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL report (Oct 28)

Stallwood stars in ex-Champs clash Colin Stallwood produced a star performance in Division One of the Clacton and District League with an undefeated treble in... Continue reading

October 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester League round-up (Oct 28)

The one really good thing about having a decent grading system which is renown for its accuracy means that, as well as being able to... Continue reading

October 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

New club scoops awards double

Newly formed Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club have set a impressive precedent for any other prospective new table tennis outifts after completing a unique double... Continue reading

October 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Walsh overcomes injury at Euro Mini Masters

Ethan Walsh overcomes injury After playing well at the Euro Minichamps in Strasbourg, France, Ethan was invited to play in the European Mini Masters in... Continue reading

October 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Cadet and Junior Nationals Entry Closing Saturday

Cadet and Junior National Championships entry closing Saturday This October thousands of young table tennis hopefuls took part in the regional qualifiers for the English... Continue reading

October 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Stockton-on-Tees Junior 4* draw

Many of Britain’s leading junior table tennis players are travelling to the North East this weekend to play in the Tees Active Ltd Stockton-on-Tees Junior... Continue reading

October 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Ransome recognised at Evening Gazette Awards

A stalwart of English table tennis has been recognised for his services to the sport with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Alan Ransome OBE, received the... Continue reading

October 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Performance Information

British Table Tennis Federation Selection Policy – Baku European Games 2015 Table Tennis England World Individual Championships – Selection Policy Table Tennis England Selection Criteria... Continue reading

October 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Davies becomes new World no. 1

DAVIES BECOMES NEW WORLD NUMBER ONE Newly crowned European Champion Rob Davies has reached the top of the ITTF Para Table Tennis World Rankings in... Continue reading

October 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Olympians help with Horley IPP presentation

Instant Ping Pong Kits Presentation On Saturday afternoon 12th October, the Centenary Lounge at the Horley & District Constitutional Club in Horley, Surrey, briefly became... Continue reading

October 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (Oct 22)

MARTIN TURNS UP TRUMPS If Windsor Kestrels are to take the honours this season in Division Two of the Clacton and District League, they will... Continue reading

October 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Talent Identification

What is Talent ID? Talent ID Process Information

October 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Perry geared for BBC’s Rickshaw Challenge

GB Para Table Tennis Pathway Squad member Martin Perry is one of five young people who have been chosen by BBC Television’s The One Show... Continue reading

October 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Oct 21)

Peter Mynard hat-trick gives Elmtree Excalibur A the edge Elmtree Excalibur A recorded their first win of the season in the First Division of the... Continue reading

October 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester League review

Because of promotion and relegation last season Nomads have three teams in Division Four of the Leicester League, the one consolation being they are at... Continue reading

October 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Anti-Doping Policy

October 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Wales lead Junior British League Premier

Wales A ended the first weekend of the Junior British League at the top of the Boys Premier Division. A tightly contested draw with Ormesby... Continue reading

October 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Play of the Day – Bribar Guildford GP 13-14

October 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Individual Membership FAQs

Individual Membership FAQs are currently being reviewed and updated (October 17, 2013)

October 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Lawrence hits top form at Junior British League

Tonbridge’s Dan Lawrence, 16, a member of the Byng Hall Club, Tunbridge Wells and of the SE Performance Centre, High Weald Academy, Cranbrook, gave an... Continue reading

October 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Second round of Glasgow 2014 tickets to go on sale

Tickets for the table tennis event at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will become available once more next Monday, October 21st at 10am after a... Continue reading

October 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Keighley TTC Open Day & Race Night this weekend

Open house at Keighley Table Tennis Centre Keighley Table Tennis and Recreation Centre is holding two fun events this Saturday, 19th October. Their Open Day... Continue reading

October 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tees Sport Newcastle Grand Prix call for Drinkhall

Former English no. 1 Paul Drinkhall could return to action in England after the 23-year-old entered the Tees Sport Newcastle Grand Prix (October 19-20th, 2013).... Continue reading

October 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Enter now for the Bribar Bristol Grand Prix

You can now fill out the paper entry form for the Bribar Bristol Grand Prix (UWE Frenchay Campus) to take part at one of the... Continue reading

October 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

RAFTTA train in Hungary

It was early hours on Sunday morning that the RAFTTA team of nine, departed their units to meet at Stansted airport for 0600 hrs ready... Continue reading

October 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Oxford’s unsung heroes at National Cadet League

National Cadet League (South), Sunday 13th October When John Birkin asked for the two young Oxford teams to be put in Divisions 2 and 4... Continue reading

October 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Resources for Children and Young People

Butterfly Skills Manual • Key Stage 2+ • £49 • Printed Four skill levels to work towards making it truly the ‘must have’ tool kit... Continue reading

October 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (Oct 14)

Cattermole unbeaten but honours remain even Windsor Eagles were involved in a tremendous scrap with leaders Walton A in Division One of the Clacton and... Continue reading

October 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Oct 14)

Fine performances by Maldon B and ECC’s Mark Mulley Maldon B were the week’s big winners in Division One of the Chelmsford & District Table... Continue reading

October 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester League review (Oct 14)

LEICESTER LEAGUE REVIEW Ajax Wolvey, newly promoted from Division Two, hit top spot in Division One with a very fine 6-4 victory over Knighton Park’s first... Continue reading

October 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

English quartet knocked-out at Euro Champs

England’s quartet of surviving singles entrants in Schwechat were unable to pick up any big shocks as the European elite showed their power at the... Continue reading

October 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Four through to Euros main draw

The main draw at the 2013 Liebherr European Championships saw four English players through to the last 64 of the singles after the final day... Continue reading

October 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Junior British League kicks-off in Lilleshall

The largest event of the British League calendar commences this weekend (October 12-13th) when the Junior British League kicks-off in Lilleshall. Around 300 young players will... Continue reading

October 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

England endure mixed European fortunes on day two

England’s players embraced a topsy-turvey day at the 2013 European Championships after fluctuating fortunes in the singles competition. While there were wins for Liam Pitchford,... Continue reading

October 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Queen’s Baton Relay begins its journey

The Queen’s Baton Relay has begun its 190,000km journey around the Commonwealth in preparation for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The Baton, which contains... Continue reading

October 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Quartet of English officials nominated

Four English table tennis officials have been nominated for awards at the upcoming Sports Officials UK (SOUK) National Officiating Awards 2013. Tony Chatwin (Lifetime Achievement... Continue reading

October 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

STIGA 2013 ITTF Trick Shot Showdown

October 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Walker shines on opening day of Euro singles

Eighteen-year-old Sam Walker was the star on the first day of singles action at the 2013 Liebherr European Championships with two groups wins including another... Continue reading

October 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

New all-junior team enters Keighley and District TTL

A new team joins Keighley and District Table Tennis League this season – composed entirely of junior players eager to give the adult players in... Continue reading

October 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Table Tennis News archive

Here you will find a comprehensive archive of all the magazines produced by the English Table Tennis Association from 1935-2010. When the magazine first started... Continue reading

October 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester Development League opening weekend

A record 32 teams entered the first round of the Leicester Development League – effectively the Junior League – representing eight coaching centres/clubs with players... Continue reading

October 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Paul and Rob Davies interviewed on BBC

Double European medallists Paul Davies and Rob Davies have been interviewed on BBC Wales after their successful campaigns at the European Championships. Watch the video... Continue reading

October 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Senior Six Nations selections

Twenty-year-old Gavin Evans and 21-year-old David McBeath have been given the chance to defend their Senior Six Nations title after being selected to represent England... Continue reading

October 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

European Championships Singles Draws

The draws have been made for the singles and doubles events at the 2013 Liebherr European Championships in Austria with Daniel Reed’s group draw alongside... Continue reading

October 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Brooke excels in Southern Regional Qualifiers

Brooke excels in South Regional Qualifiers Fifteen-year-old Kristelle Brook was Oxford’s star performer in the South Region Junior Championships held at Cippenham over the weekend... Continue reading

October 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

European Championships team events close

England’s Women completed their team campaign at the 2013 Liebherr European Championships with a fine 3-1 win over Croatia to secure third place in the... Continue reading

October 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL report – Kites win at last!

Kites celebrate first ever win The Kites have done it at last! In their fourth season, and after seventy-six straight defeats in Division Three of... Continue reading

October 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL report (Oct 7)

Joslin hat-trick helps ECC A score 8-2 win over Danbury A ECC A did well to beat a strong Danbury A side 8-2 in the... Continue reading

October 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Job Opportunities

BATTS of Harlow TTC – part-time coach – Job description and how to apply Search for more jobs through Global Sports Jobs

October 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Golden finish for GB at Euro Champs

GOLDEN FINISH FOR GB AT THE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS Newly crowned European champion Rob Davies won his second gold medal at the 2013 European Para Table... Continue reading

October 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
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GB team announced for Inas World Championships

GB TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR WORLD TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS The UK Sports Association (UKSA) has today announced the team that will represent Great Britain at the... Continue reading

October 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Bishop Auckland celebrates double award success

Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club (BATTC) is celebrating after scooping two awards at the The County Durham Sports and Physical Achievements Awards for Durham Dales... Continue reading

October 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Junior British League Accommodation

Full board accommodation is available at Lilleshall National Sports Centre for the Junior British League on October 12-13th. The playing hall, accommodation and canteen are... Continue reading

October 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
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GB Para team guaranteed more medals at Euros

The GB Para Table Tennis Team is guaranteed at least two more medals at the European Championships after the second day of the team competition.... Continue reading

October 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Notice re: Grant Solder Sports Agency

Essex Police have informed us that 42-year-old Grant Solder of Rowan Grove, Aveley, has been charged with nine counts of fraud by false representation following... Continue reading

October 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Stiga International Girls Camp 2013 with Peter Teglas

Stiga International Girls Camp 2013 with Peter Teglas Peter Teglas, coach of the Hungarian National Women’s Team, decided to team up with Urban Table Tennis... Continue reading

October 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Calling all schools – Ping Pong Care Campaign

Now for something different – Ping Pong Care Campaign CALLING ALL SCHOOLS You are invited to become involved in a National campaign to challenge stereotypes... Continue reading

October 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Des Douglas to lead Bounce table tennis extravaganza

PING PONG WORKSHOPS FOR LOCAL YOUTH Table tennis legend Desmond Douglas MBE, former English Olympian who won three table tennis gold medals in the 1989... Continue reading

October 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Watch the ‘Ping Pong Never too Old for Gold’ film

Following the outstanding success of the film version, Ping Pong has now been released on DVD to coincide with the celebrations around the country for... Continue reading

October 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

National Cadet/Junior Masters Selection Criteria

The ETTA Competitions and Events department will organise the National Cadet Masters and National Junior Masters under the policy direction of the ETTA performance and... Continue reading

October 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Mixed day for GB as team event starts

MIXED DAY FOR GB AS THE TEAM EVENT STARTS It was a mixed day for GB at the European Para Table Tennis Championships with two... Continue reading

October 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Knighton Park TTC Official Opening

Knighton Park TTC Official Opening Members of the English and Brazilian Paralympic squads recently helped to officially launch the new Knighton Park Table Tennis Club... Continue reading

October 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Hutchinson secures dramatic final WCPP place

In a dramatic finale to the English Qualification Series for the World Championships of Ping Pong (WCPP) it was dark horse, Richard Hutchinson, who fought... Continue reading

October 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Pitchford to lead England at 2013 Euro Champs

Twenty-year-old Liam Pitchford will lead England’s push for promotion at the 32nd Liebherr European Championships as the new British No. 1. Chesterfield-born Pitchford, who last... Continue reading

October 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Table Tennis Scotland – Support and Finance Administrator

Table Tennis Scotland – Support and Finance Administrator Salary – Circa £17,000 per Annum Table Tennis Scotland is seeking to fill the position of full... Continue reading

October 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTL Report (Oct 1)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION There were two excellent performances in Division Four of the Leicester League, but both were in vain as both were maximums... Continue reading

October 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (Sep 30)

Surprise Ocelots set early pace Nomads Ocelots are the surprise early pace-setters in Division Two of the Clacton and District League following their second 8-2... Continue reading

October 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Historic day for GB at European Championships

The GB Para Table Tennis Team made history at the European Championships when Welsh duo Rob Davies and Paul Davies took gold and silver in... Continue reading

October 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report (Sep 29)

Maldon B are off to a promising start despite the efforts of Alex Abbott and John Holland. Likely title contenders Maldon B have made a... Continue reading

October 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTA report (Sep 24)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION Two players who have been associated with table tennis in Leicester for more years than they care to remember are Steven “Chalky”... Continue reading

October 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (Sep 22)

LEE TAKES CONTROL IN BROTHERHOOD BATTLE Lee Allen began his table tennis career in the Clacton and District League in fine style with an unbeaten... Continue reading

October 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

PA interview with Paralympian Will Bayley

October 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Vicky makes top ten

In less than two years after taking up the game seriously, 12 year-old Victoria Coll from Abingdon has risen to the dizzy heights of 10th... Continue reading

September 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Seminar for existing umpires

September 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Women’s British League Preview

The British League heads to Tipton for its third weekend of the season as the ladies take center stage. Thirty teams competing in six divisions... Continue reading

September 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Steve Buer scores two wins for promoted Danbury B

A strong OCs A side made a winning start to the Season in the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League by... Continue reading

September 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Europe Youth Top10 achievements for Ho and Walker

Tin-Tin Ho and Sam Walker performed admirably at their respective Europe Youth Top10 debuts to finish well in Terni, Italy. Both were making their maiden... Continue reading

September 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Will Bayley interview on BBC Radio 2

Double Paralympic medalist Will Bayley heads to the Para European Championships this week In Lignano, Italy as the defending European Champion from 2012. However, before... Continue reading

September 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

BBC Sports Unsung Hero awards

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for inspiring people to play table tennis in your community? The BBC has been awarding their Sports Unsung... Continue reading

September 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

ETTA Online Entry System now available!

The English Table Tennis Association has announced the return of the online entry system, based on its own membership details. Members will now be able... Continue reading

September 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

New format for Scunthorpe Prizefighter

The Scunthorpe Prizefighter 28th September has a different prize structure this time with every group winner automatically winning their entry fee back and amazingly every... Continue reading

September 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Two finalists at Warwick

Five Oxford players took part in the Lillington Tournament, held at St Nicholas Park, Warwick on Saturday. In the Under 13s, Harry Maldonado (10) had... Continue reading

September 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Victoria ad astra at Burton 2*

Burton Uxbridge Junior Two Star Tournament Victoria (Vicky) Coll is shooting for the stars … and knocking over some of those who lie in her... Continue reading

September 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester League Division One Preview

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION LEICESTER LEAGUE DIVISION ONE PREVIEW It could be a fascinating battle for top position of the Leicester Table Tennis League Division... Continue reading

September 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Maldon A out to retain Chelmsford title

Maldon A out to retain their Chelmsford first division title The 2013 -14 Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League Season kicks off on Monday 23 September... Continue reading

September 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Billy Pegg takes his game abroad

At the age of just 26, Billy Pegg has had a long and successful career in table tennis, but now any further involvement with the... Continue reading

September 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Divs 2 and 3 season preview

Kestrels aiming high The 2013/14 Clacton and District League season begins this week with the new-look Windsor Kestrels aiming to take the Division Two honours.... Continue reading

September 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Tsaptsinos takes gold in shock School Games girls’ singles

Girls’ Singles Maria Tsaptsinos emerged as the 2013 Sainsbury’s School Games Girls’ Singles Champion after she capitalised on Yuki Wat’s earlier giant-killing of South East... Continue reading

September 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTA Elbow Tankard Final

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION ELBOW TANKARD FINAL The grading/handicapping system used by the Leicester Table Tennis League was given a huge thumbs up when, after... Continue reading

September 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

South East secure epic team double at School Games

Boys’ Team England South East’s Danny Lawrence earned sweet redemption after sealing a dramatic team victory for his region in the final of the Boys’... Continue reading

September 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Mixed fortunes for South East stars on School Games Day 1

The first day of the 2013 Sainsbury’s School Games Table Tennis competition almost threw up a few huge surprises as the much-fancied England South East... Continue reading

September 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Sainsbury’s School Games returns this weekend

The Sainsbury’s School Games returns to Sheffield’s Ponds Forge this weekend (September 13-15, 2013) with the individual competitions returning to the programme. The School Games... Continue reading

September 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Cliffedale Chandlers 4* Draw online

September 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Draycott final finish for excellent Coll

Reece Chamdal and Vicky Coll flew the flag for Oxford at the Draycott (Derby) Junior Open Tournament on Sunday, 8th September.  Reece (11) reached the... Continue reading

September 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Season preview for Clacton & District TTL

PANTHERS START AS FAVOURITES The 2013/14 season of the Clacton and District Table Tennis League begins next Monday with Nomads Panthers favourites to retain their... Continue reading

September 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

GB beat Brazil on National Paralympic Day

GB defeat Brazil in London on National Paralympic Day Great Britain’s para team defeated Brazil 3-1 at The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday (September... Continue reading

September 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Para GB stars prepare at Czech Open

GB PLAYERS WARM UP FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS AT CZECH OPEN Paralympic medalist Jane Campbell, who won a bronze medal in London in the class 1-3... Continue reading

September 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Knight rides high at Hunts 2 star

KNIGHT RIDES HIGH AT HUNTS 2 STAR The 2nd Urban & Civic Hunts 2 Star Table Tennis Championship sponsored by Topspin Sports took place on... Continue reading

September 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Tight semi-finals light up Leicestershire Elbow Tankard

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION The Leicester Table Tennis League’s summer competition for the Elbow Tankard could not have had two closer semi final matches without... Continue reading

September 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Jenkins and Ho power to Bribar Guildford GP titles

Men’s Singles Ryan Jenkins picked up his second Grand Prix win of the season and staked an early claim as the title favourite for the... Continue reading

September 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Wheeler shines at Bribar Guildford GP

Men’s Band 1 Scottish cadet Chris Wheeler picked up his second Men’s Band 1 title after a scintillating performance at the Bribar Guildford Grand Prix.... Continue reading

September 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

GB take on Brazil for National Paralympic Day

London 2012 Paralympic medallists Will Bayley and Aaron McKibbin together with Kim Daybell and Ashley Facey-Thompson are among the GB athletes to compete at The... Continue reading

September 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Former international and agent Ken Stanley passes away

Former England international Ken Stanley recently passed away at the age of 91 after successful careers as a football agent, RAF instructor and table tennis... Continue reading

September 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Bribar Guildford GP Draw available

The draw for the Bribar Guildford Grand Prix is now available online with a record entry of 161 players expected at the Guildford Spectrum this... Continue reading

September 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Seven set for WCPP at Alexandra Palace

The race for qualification to the World Championships of Ping Pong at Alexandra Palace (January 4-5, 2013) is starting to take shape with the tickets... Continue reading

September 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Fusion Women’s Team looking for players

Fusion Table Tennis Club’s Women’s team are looking for new players for their sides in British League Divisions 2 and 4. If you are interested... Continue reading

September 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Europe call-up for Tin-Tin at World Cadet Challenge

England’s top cadet, Tin-Tin Ho, has been selected to represent Europe at the World Cadet Challenge, for the second consecutive year. Tin-Tin, who has just... Continue reading

September 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Newsletter 1: August 2013

English Table Tennis Association Queensbury House, Havelock Road Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1HF To: Members of the English Table Tennis Association As the new Chairman... Continue reading

September 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Case Studies

September 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Equipment Guide

September 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Funding Guide

September 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Dramatic WCPP win for Worallo

Staffordshire’s Paul Worallo secured his first win of the World Championships of Ping Pong Qualification Series after a dramatic final against Essex’s Joe Kennedy. Worallo,... Continue reading

September 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester Junior TTL grows once again

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION Vaughan Allington and Mike Smith, the two organisers of the Leicester Development League are cock-a-hoop because it looks as thought this... Continue reading

September 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Obituary: Norman Reeve

Norman Reeve died on Tuesday 27th August 2013. The funeral will be on Thursday 5th September 2013, 2pm at Breakspear Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip, Middlesex... Continue reading

August 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Joola Mini Cadet Open Champs Hungary 2014

The Hungarian Mini Cadet Open Championships will take place on January 3-5th, 2014 from Budapest. Entry forms for teams and individuals can be found below... Continue reading

August 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

British Paralympic Association wishes Special Olympics good luck

British Paralympic Association wishes Special Olympics good luck As the country prepares to celebrate the anniversary of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the British Paralympic... Continue reading

August 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Important Junior and Cadet Masters eligibility news

Players hopeful of being involved in this season’s Junior and Cadet Masters must enter either the East Midlands 4* (September 21-22, 2013) or the Stockton... Continue reading

August 29, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Warwickshire County Cadet Girls Training

Warwickshire County Cadet Girls Training On Friday 23rd August 2013, ten Warwickshire Cadet Girls came to Colebridge Table Tennis Club, Shirley for some pre-season training,... Continue reading

August 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

New deal for Joola Morpeth TTC

Morpeth TTC has now evolved into Joola Morpeth TTC. On behalf of the Club committee, John Payne was delighted to sign the 4 year deal... Continue reading

August 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Rayne emerge as 2013 Central Essex Summer League Champs

Rayne emerge as 2013 Central Essex Summer League Champions Rayne (Kevin Gowlett, Ian Whiteside, Steve Pennell and Steve Kerns) became the 2013 Central Essex Summer... Continue reading

August 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Div 1 team looking for players

York Gardens are looking for new players for their side in Division 1 for the coming season. If you are interested email either Wayne Matthews... Continue reading

August 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Bishop Auckland celebrate Mars donation

Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club, based in Bishop Auckland, Durham, is celebrating after receiving a £300 donation from the MARS Milk Fund. The club provides... Continue reading

August 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Discussions for the Leicester TT League

There are still players around in the Leicester Table Tennis League who not only remember, but played in the halcyon days of the mid-1970s when... Continue reading

August 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Pitchford denied by Sirucek double in Czech Rep

Liam Pitchford’s dreams of reaching his first-ever ITTF World Tour quarter-final were quashed when home hope Pavel Sirucek (wr 112) defeated the 20-year-old in the... Continue reading

August 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Pitchford on course for career high in Czech Open

England no.1 Liam Pitchford equalled his best ITTF World Tour performance by reaching the last 16 of the Men’s Singles at the Czech Open. The... Continue reading

August 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

One week left to enter Bribar Guildford GP!

There is only one week left to enter the Bribar Guildford Grand Prix (Guildford Spectrum, September 7-8th, 2013)  which is the first Southern Grand Prix... Continue reading

August 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Ping! City Finales 2013

Summer is slowly drawing to a close and, unfortunately, that also means that Ping! 2013 is winding down across the country. However, there’s still one... Continue reading

August 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Weald Club hosts free taster sessions

WEALD CLUB HOSTS FREE TABLE TENNIS TASTER SESSIONS The Weald TT Club are to host two free table tennis taster evenings in support of the... Continue reading

August 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

C4L Handbook

Change4Life Sports Clubs are quickly becoming a fantastic tool for schools to engage less active young people and retain their involvement in physical education and... Continue reading

August 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTA Elbow Tankard Latest (Aug 19th)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION There was no mercy for their Knighton Park clubmates when Park Keepers scaled new heights in Group B of the Leicester League’s... Continue reading

August 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Jenkins reigns supreme at Tees Sport Liverpool GP

Men’s Singles Some things tend get better with age and ‘Grand Prix King’ Ryan Jenkins seems to be one of them after waltzing to the... Continue reading

August 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Main secures top gong on Day 1 of Tees Sport Liverpool GP

Men’s Band 1 Scotland’s Calum Main took the main prize on the first day of the 2013-14 Grand Prix season by claiming the Men’s Band... Continue reading

August 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
Europe Youth Top 10

Tin-Tin to challenge in Europe Top 10

English Cadet No.1, Tin-Tin Ho, has become the latest home-grown player to be selected for the Europe Youth Top 10 tournament, which takes place in... Continue reading

August 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Competitions

August 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Williams retains Halifax Vets Open

WILLIAMS RETAINS HALIFAX VETERANS OPEN England number 3 ranked veteran Keith Williams retained the Men’s Singles at the 11th Halifax Summer Veterans Open Championships played... Continue reading

August 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Sainsbury’s School Games

https://www.yourschoolgames.com/

August 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Beckham gives support to School Games players

Former England Captain, David Beckham, has given his support to the players ready to compete at the 2013 Sainsbury’s School Games in his role as... Continue reading

August 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Bribar Guildford GP Entry Form

August 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Doran takes WCPP Qualifying win

2012 World Championship of Ping Pong semi-finalist, Chris Doran, maintained his form in the hard bat form of the game with another exceptional performance as... Continue reading

August 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Jack Petchey Schools Programme

http://londonschoolstabletennis.co.uk/

August 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tees Sport Liverpool GP Draw online

The draw for the first tournament of the 2013-14 season, the Tees Sport Liverpool Grand Prix at the Lifestyles Tennis Centre, is now available here.... Continue reading

August 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Drinkhall and Parker tie the knot in Addlestone

Four-time English National Senior Men’s Champion, Paul Drinkhall, and twice English National Senior Women’s Champion, Joanna Parker, married at the Holy Family Church in Addlestone... Continue reading

August 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Table tennis shines at BBC Get Inspired weekend

The BBC’s ‘Get Inspired’ campaign recently hosted the Family Sport Festival at MediaCity Headquarters in Salford where table tennis proved extremely popular among members of the public.... Continue reading

August 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

First-ever Plymouth Woolwell Open report

On Sunday 11th August the 1st ever Plymouth Junior Open table tennis tournament took place at the brand new English Table Tennis Association and Eggbuckland... Continue reading

August 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tickets available for 2013 Sainsbury’s School Games

Tickets are now available for the eighth edition of the Sainsbury’s School Games, which is being held at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, September... Continue reading

August 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

StreetGames Multi Sport Festival at Copper Box

More than 2,000 young people from StreetGames initiatives have been invited to the Multi Sport Festival on Thursday August 15, 2013. StreetGames is a sports... Continue reading

August 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTA Elbow Tankard latest (12th August)

The format of the Elbow Tankard, the Leicester League’s summer competition, with twenty games altogether and the four doubles right in the middle, means the... Continue reading

August 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Bosi resigns from ETTU Presidency

Stefano Bosi has announced today his decision to resign from the ETTU Presidency with immediate effect. The Italian, 58, has been in office since 1996.... Continue reading

August 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

National Team and ELCC Champions Archive

Detailed records have now been collated of the results of the Wilmott Cup, JM Rose Bowl, Carter Cup and Bromfield trophy that date right back... Continue reading

August 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Fourth ETTA Summer Camp from Lilleshall

The fourth ETTA Summer Camp took place at Lilleshall National Sports Centre from August 3-6, 2013. Four players from each Region (two boys, two girls) were... Continue reading

August 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

ETTA and Burridge agree trophy deal

The English Table Tennis Association has announced its new official trophy supplier, Burridge Ltd, on a three-year deal. The agreement, subject to a review after... Continue reading

August 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Apache Ping Pong in Afghanistan!

As if any further illustration was required, the RAF are displaying their own ‘Apache Ping Pong’ – taking the idea of table tennis as a... Continue reading

August 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District New season line-up

THE NEW SEASON There will be thirty-nine teams competing in the 2013/14 season in the Clacton and District League. This is one less than last... Continue reading

August 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Pink Pong joins forces with Cancer Research UK

Pink Pong joins forces with Cancer Research UK Pink Pong, a table tennis fundraising group based in Plymouth, have teamed up with Cancer Research UK to continue... Continue reading

August 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open Full Highlights

August 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Record number of girls attend Cooke & Deaton Camp

A record number of female players have taken part in a long-running table tennis summer school. The course, run by former England international Alan Cooke... Continue reading

August 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

ETTA and Butterfly join forces in new four-year deal

ETTA and Butterfly join forces in new four-year deal The English Table Tennis Association (ETTA) has announced a new four-year sponsorship agreement with the world’s... Continue reading

August 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Closure of Ron Crayden Memorial Fund

Closure of Ron Crayden Memorial Fund (2000 club) Due to the reduced number of subscriptions it has been decided to close the Ron Crayden Memorial... Continue reading

August 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Neale wins latest WCPP Qualification event

Denis Neale cruised to victory at the latest World Championships of Ping Pong Qualification event at BATTS after a series of comprehensive performances in the... Continue reading

August 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTA Elbow Tankard latest (26th July)

ELBOW TANKARD There were some particularly good performances in the latest batch of Leicester Table Tennis League’s Elbow Tankard results including six from six by... Continue reading

August 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

World-class equipment for sale from ETTA

World-class equipment for sale!! Fancy being the owner of some top quality tt equipment? Then look no further as the ETTA are looking to sell... Continue reading

August 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Cawston causes shocks at London Academy 2*

Cawston Causes Some Shocks! There was an entry of 73 players for the recent London Academy 2 Star across Boys U11s, U13s, U15s and U18s... Continue reading

August 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Brian Webb passes away

Brian Webb Brian Webb sadly died on 29th July 2013. Brian is a ETTA Vice-President and a former member of the Disciplinary Committee, Board of... Continue reading

August 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Elmtree Excalibur win big in Central Essex Summer League

Elmtree Excalibur A – impressive winners in Central Essex Summer League Elmtree Excalibur A (Gary Cattermole and Peter Mynard) were this week’s big winners in... Continue reading

July 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

The future of English table tennis

The future of English table tennis changed direction at the weekend with a major shift in the structure of the decision-making process within the ETTA.... Continue reading

July 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicestershire TTA Elbow Tankard latest (22nd July)

ELBOW TANKARD The Group B match between Abbots and Park Keepers in the Leicester Table Tennis League’s Elbow Tankard shows what this competition is all... Continue reading

July 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Scunthorpe Prizefighter reduced entry fee

The Scunthorpe Prizefighter committee have decided to reduce the entry fee to £25 and prize fund accordingly for the first of their prizefighter tournament in... Continue reading

July 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Former England Captain Miles passes away

Former England Captain Miles passes away Former England Women’s Captain Connie Miles (nee Oustainge) died peacefully in Felpham, West Sussex on July 27th 2013, aged... Continue reading

July 29, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Olympians Pitchford and Parker win Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open

After months of preparation, liaising with players, suppliers and supporters of the K2 Sussex Open, the build team took to work Friday evening and transformed... Continue reading

July 29, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Central Essex Summer League Report

Elmtree Excalibur A (Gary Cattermole and Peter Mynard) were this week’s big winners in the first division of the Central Essex Summer League. They beat... Continue reading

July 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Don’t Miss Entrance to the 1st Grand Prix of the Season

Enter the Tees Sport Liverpool Grand Prix quickly as the closing date is Sunday 28th July 2013 The British Grand Prix season is back with... Continue reading

July 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Doreen Stannard Appointed as ETTA President

Members of the ETTA have approved Doreen Stannard as its new President at the recent annual general meeting. Doreen has had a long association with... Continue reading

July 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Honours agreed at the 2013 Annual General Meeting

HONORARY LIFE MEMBERS Alex Murdoch List of achievements include: Elected Chairman 2003 to date, Served on the Bedfordshire County TTA Committee for 17 years, Served... Continue reading

July 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Fees for Individual Membership 2014/15

Player Licence Fees 2014/2015 Senior: £32 (includes £10 membership fee) Junior/Cadet: £16 (includes £5 membership fee) *Single Competition Licence Fee Senior: £10 Junior/Cadet: £5 *Required... Continue reading

July 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

ETTA Rule Changes 2013

The two main rule changes made at the 2013 AGM both concerned affiliation. The first introduced the principle of a “Membership Year”, which will run... Continue reading

July 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Silver linings in European triple for Tin-Tin

England’s cadet star Tin-Tin Ho was unable to secure a first gold medal from the European Youth Championships but still returned with a trio of... Continue reading

July 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Players announced for 2013 Sainsbury’s School Games

It’s time to get excited for the 2013 Sainsbury’s School Games as the players and coaches have been announced for the eighth edition of the... Continue reading

July 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Silver disrupts Tin-Tin’s search for perfect hat-trick

Tin-Tin Ho took a major step towards securing England’s first-ever Cadet Girls’ Singles gold medal on Saturday despite narrowly missing out on the Mixed Doubles... Continue reading

July 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tin-Tin secures first medal at EYC

Fourteen-year-old Tin-Tin Ho secured the first English medal of the European Youth Championships 2013 (Ostrava, CZE) as her, and Czech partner Tomas Polansky, cruised into... Continue reading

July 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

England battles at European Youths

England’s cadet and junior players battled hard on the seventh day of the European Youth Championships as the might of Europe fought back on Thursday.... Continue reading

July 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Bird recognised as Northants Shining Light

Northamptonshire Sport celebrated the one year anniversary of the Olympic torch passing through the county on Saturday 6th July, honouring a Northamptonshire ‘Shining Light’ sporting... Continue reading

July 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Ping! Northants launched with Des Douglas

On Saturday 6th July local people of all ages and abilities took part in the launch of Ping! Northampton where ping pong tables will spring... Continue reading

July 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Ping! in National Lottery Awards final

Innovative street table tennis project Ping! has made the final of the National Lottery Good Causes Sports Awards 2013 and is asking for your help... Continue reading

July 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Magic McTiernan wins Dulwich 2*

Magic McTiernan: Thirty-seven players took part in the Tayo Situ Dulwich 2 Star on a very hot Saturday 6th July in Harris Girls School. There... Continue reading

July 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Reynolds and Griffiths National Umpire success

Congratulations to Joshua Reynolds and Lyndon Griffiths who were both successful in the National Umpire examination held in London on Saturday 6 July. The National... Continue reading

July 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Cadets close team events at EYC with victories

England’s campaigns in the team events at the European Youth Championships ended well with three wins out of three for the cadet boys and girls... Continue reading

July 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Junior Boys seal team promotion at EYC

England’s Junior Boys sealed promotion at the 56th European Youth Championships with three consecutive knockout victories to return to the top level of European competition.... Continue reading

July 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Charity TT event with Rowhedge TTC

Needing a table tennis fix over the summer months? There is a Charity Corporate Table Tennis Event for St Helena Hospice with the help of... Continue reading

July 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Leicestershire TTA Elbow Tankard latest (15th July)

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION ELBOW TANKARD Parsons have powered their way to the top of Group C of the Leicester Table Tennis League’s Elbow Tankard... Continue reading

July 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
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England step up to the EYC challenge

Three out of the four England sides at the European Youth Championships (Ostrava, CZE) advanced through to the play-off stages by winning their groups as... Continue reading

July 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

TT365 sponsors ‘best win’ at Tees Sport K2 Open

Sussex County Table Tennis Association is delighted to announce that TT365 have offered to sponsor the “best win” of the weekend at the Tees Sport... Continue reading

July 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

WheelPower In2 Sport Camp

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July 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open Draw

The draw has been released for the Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open in Crawley next weekend (20-21st July 2013) at the K2 Leisure Centre in... Continue reading

July 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Halton TTC net national award

Halton Table Tennis Club has won a prestigious national honour at the Sport and Recreation Alliance’s Community Sport and Recreation Awards. The club was presented with... Continue reading

July 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
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London Youth Games report

Thirty-two London Boroughs competed against each other in the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games. The competition is split between boys and girls with the qualifying... Continue reading

July 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
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England’s youth ready to take on Europe

As the England cricketers begin their battle for an Ashes accomplishment, so the English table tennis youngsters start their journey towards potential medal success at... Continue reading

July 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
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July 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Gerflor Taraflex in use at Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open

The Sussex CTTA is delighted to announce that it will be using Gerflor Taraflex professional flooring on 3 show courts at the Tees Sport K2... Continue reading

July 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Join IOC Young Reporters Programme for 2014

The International Olympic Committee has announced that the second cycle for the IOC Young Reporters Programme, a sports journalism training programme will be run during the... Continue reading

July 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

ETTU Coaches Conference 13-15 December 2013

Table Tennis Wales and the European Table Tennis Union are happy to welcome coaches to Cardiff this December for the ETTU Coaches Conference at the... Continue reading

July 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Stokes victorious in first WCPP Qualifier

Stokes denies Neale in Qualifier Classic Barry Hearn’s Matchroom Sports World Championship of Ping Pong Series exploded into action at the first qualifier event and... Continue reading

July 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Regional Updates

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July 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Table Tennis News Worldwide

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July 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Summer Camp at Bristol Academy

Summer Table Tennis Training Camp @ Bristol Academy 22nd & 23rd July 2013 Bristol Table Tennis Academy Club will be running another Training Camp this... Continue reading

July 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Cippenham double for Shristi and Sam

Cippenham Young Players’ Summer Festival (22-23.6.13) U12 Double from Cippenham for Shristi and Sam The weekend of 22/23 June saw an enormously successful Cippenham Young... Continue reading

July 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Plastic balls production update

The ITTF have announced an update on the progress of plastic balls that are set to replace celluloid balls next year. Although there have been... Continue reading

July 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Leicester TTL Elbow Tankard

Fifteen teams entered the Elbow Tankard, Leicester Table Tennis League’s summer handicap competition, nicely split into three groups of five.  The handicaps are based on Leicester’s... Continue reading

July 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Ping Pong Host at Bounce

July 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
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England double up at Senior Schools’ Champs

England’s School sides once again impressed at the recent Senior Schools’ Championships on the Isle of Man. The combined English teams and individuals secured nine... Continue reading

July 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Salifou victorious ahead of Sussex bow

Abdel-Kader Salifou the number 3 seed in the Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open returns to France from the World Pro Tour event in Morocco victorious... Continue reading

July 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Vote Wetherill in ESPN awards

Great Britain’s David Wetherill has found himself in the limelight once again by earning a nomination in the last 16 of the ESPN ESPY (Excellence... Continue reading

July 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Seventh Sussex Junior 2* comes to a close

A smaller no. of entrants (43) took part in the seventh Sussex Junior 2 Star of the Season 2012-13 at K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley on... Continue reading

June 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Final Grand Prix Points 2012-13

The 2012-13 Grand Prix season’s points have been tallied up and the full lists are available now at the link below. A brief summary of... Continue reading

June 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Doran and NTU nominated for BUCS awards

Nottingham Trent University table tennis players have been nominated for two British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) Awards. The annual awards recognise and celebrate the... Continue reading

June 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Inaugural Mini-Cadet Masters this weekend

Burton Uxbridge TTC will host the first-ever English National Mini-Cadet Masters this weekend as the best under-12s that the country has to offer go head-to-head.... Continue reading

June 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
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2013 Jack Petchey Individual Finals Illuminate UEL

The third installment of the increasingly-popular Jack Petchey London Schools’ Table Tennis Individual Finals saw a huge increase in participants as children and adults alike... Continue reading

June 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Szymanski addition to Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open

Former Polish doubles champion Filip Szymanski (No.7 Poland WR 242) is the last of the confirmed internationals to enter the Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open.... Continue reading

June 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Prizefighter entry opens on Monday

The Scunthorpe Prizefighter entry opens next Monday 1st July 2013 with just 32 players able to challenge for the £3250 prize fund on a first-come... Continue reading

June 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

One stop news shop at Table Tennis PRSS

If you’re a massive table tennis fan but don’t know where to catch all of the latest news, why not head to the Table Tennis... Continue reading

June 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Silver again for Reece and Vicky

Five Oxford players took part in the Cippenham Young Players’ Summer Festival over the weekend of June 22/23. Most successful once again were youngsters Reece... Continue reading

June 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Ping! the Public hits Clapham Common

Residents from the Wandsworth and Lambeth area will now be able to enjoy table tennis for free whenever they want thanks to the ETTA’s Ping!... Continue reading

June 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Medal haul for NTU at European Champs

Medal haul for NTU at European Champs Nottingham Trent University’s table tennis team brought home three medals from the European University Table Tennis Championships held... Continue reading

June 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

AETTU Competition 2013

The 2013 competition for the Association of English Table Tennis Umpires (AETTU) took place at the Draycott and Long Eaton TTC over the weekend of... Continue reading

June 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Talented Keighley players win trophies

At Haworth Hawks’ inaugural presentation evening last weekend, junior and adult players alike walked away clutching a shining array of shields and cups. The ceremony,... Continue reading

June 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Band & Torkington to descend upon US Open

Nineteen-year-old product of the JTTA’s prodigious Appleby Academy, Josh Band, returns to the ITTF World Tour on 2nd July where he will be competing at... Continue reading

June 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Leicestershire Rose Johnson Bowl

LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION ROSE JOHNSON BOWL The final of the Leicestershire County Table Tennis Association’s Rose Johnson Bowl, a four-a-side handicap competition in which... Continue reading

June 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Wetherill joins Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open

Sussex CTTA is delighted to confirm that David Wetherill has entered the Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open.  David represented Britain at both the London and... Continue reading

June 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Ambition UK success at Halton Regional TTC

Over 100 young people from 3 countries and 20 youth clubs made it to the Ambition UK National Table Tennis 2013 at the Halton Regional... Continue reading

June 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Danbury win maiden Chelmsford KO Cup

Danbury win Open KO Cup for the first time Danbury won the 2013 Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League Open KO Cup. Their team of... Continue reading

June 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Baggaley joins high-calibre K2 field

The Sussex CTTA is delighted to announce that Andrew Baggaley, 3 times English National champion and competitor at the London Olympics has entered the Tees... Continue reading

June 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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England prepares for the European Youths

As the summer approaches and the domestic table tennis season draws to a close, we look forward to the next major international tournament – the... Continue reading

June 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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New tables at Halifax TTC

Halifax Table Tennis Centre have updated their playing equipment after taking delivery of nine new tables as the Halifax Summer Veterans Open Championships approaches and... Continue reading

June 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Grand farewell for ‘the Chief’ at Bounce

Former Chief Executive of the English Table Tennis Association, Richard Yule, was given a grand farewell at a surprise celebratory retirement party in Bounce, London.... Continue reading

June 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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English Leagues Cup Competition report

The finals of the English Leagues Cup Competition took place over the weekend of 15th/16th June 2013 at Westfield Table Tennis Club, Wellingborough. The origins... Continue reading

June 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Finalists decided at London Youth Games

June 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Women wanted for Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open

A call for all women table tennis players to enter the Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open. Events include women’s bands 1-4 on the Saturday plus... Continue reading

June 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Hans Soova recognised in Queen’s Honours List

Yorkshire Table Tennis Coach Hans Soova has received a British Empire Medal in last Saturday’s Queen’s Honours List for the outstanding services to table tennis... Continue reading

June 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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APS confirms table tennis rise

The latest Active People’s Survey (APS) has provided further evidence that table tennis participation levels continue to be on the rise across the country. According... Continue reading

June 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Knight joins growing Tees Sport K2 Sussex entry list

Darius Knight is the latest international player to enter the rapidly expanding Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open that takes place on the 2oth-21st July. Knight... Continue reading

June 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Nottingham Trent ready to fly GB flag in Europe

Table tennis champions from Nottingham Trent University are set to represent Great Britain in the European University Table Tennis Championships in Turkey, from 19–22 June.... Continue reading

June 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Devon Junior & Senior Championships

The Devon Junior and Senior Championships were played at Eggbuckland Community College last weekend and attracted a record entry for many years. The senior event... Continue reading

June 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Vicky & Reece runners-up at Waterside

Vicky Coll and Reece Chamdal kept up their sparkling summer form at Southampton on Saturday, 15th June in the Waterside Junior Open. Reece won his... Continue reading

June 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Important DBS change information

A number of important changes have been announced by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which will come into effect on 17th June 2013.  Sports... Continue reading

June 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Pitchford makes under-21 QF in China

Liam Pitchford was the sole Englishman on duty at the ITTF China Open with a self-funded entry to the super series event in Changchun. His... Continue reading

June 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Jack Petchey Finals ready to grace new venue

The University of East London will play host to the third Jack Petchey Foundation London Schools’ Individual Finals as the cream of the crop of... Continue reading

June 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Pang leads cadet success in Denmark

Hugo Pang led the English success at the recent Cadet 6 Nations in Denmark. Competing along sides such as Sweden, Germany and Netherlands, England were... Continue reading

June 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
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ELCC titles set for new destinations

English Leagues Cup Competition Finals The finals of the English Leagues Cup Competition take place at Westfield Table Tennis Club, Wellingborough this weekend, 15th and... Continue reading

June 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

WCPP Qualification extended

After the first qualification event for the 2014 World Championships of Ping Pong filled out it’s entry of 80 applicants (to be held 6th July),... Continue reading

June 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Reece and Vicky into last four at Burton

Oxford sent a contingent of four players to compete in the 92-strong Uxbridge TTC Open, held at Burton-on-Trent (Derbyshire) on Sunday, 9th June. The two... Continue reading

June 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Return of the King at Bribar Medway GP

Men’s Singles Welsh wizard Ryan Jenkins was back to his best at the Bribar Medway Grand Prix as he displayed devastating form to win the... Continue reading

June 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Free Wheeler to maiden Bribar Medway GP title

Men’s Band 1 Christopher Wheeler impressed en route to his maiden Men’s Band 1 title at the Bribar Medway Grand Prix with a fine straight... Continue reading

June 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Follow Bribar Medway GP this weekend!

It’s the final Grand Prix of the season with all the overall titles set to be handed out this weekend at the Bribar Medway Grand... Continue reading

June 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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ETTA agree new Chinese college deal

The English Table Tennis Association has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chengdu Table Tennis College which will allow English players to benefit from... Continue reading

June 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
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BATTS spectrum of success

BATTS club has had plenty to celebrate in the last few weeks with success for players of all ages! Peter Radford, playing in the Over... Continue reading

June 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Funding boost for Keighley table tennis

Players at Keighley Table Tennis and Recreation Centre are gaining the use of a new room thanks to funding from the council-run Keighley Area Coordinators... Continue reading

June 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
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WCPP back again in 2014

It looks as though summer time is slowly returning to the British Isles, with a bit of luck, but it’s time to look ahead to... Continue reading

June 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Big money awaits Scunthorpe Prizefighter

Prize fighter 32 players £3250 prize fund 8 groups of 4, every player goes through to a quarter final(you are guaranteed 4 matches, win 6... Continue reading

June 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Oxon duo make last 16 at Nationals

Three Oxfordshire players took part in the English National Championships at Tipton Sports Academy over the weekend of June 1/2, having qualified as one of... Continue reading

June 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Coach Licence & Bridging Announcement

At the April National Council meeting Table Tennis England’s Coaching & Performance department gave a presentation on the Coach Licence scheme and future of those coaches... Continue reading

June 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Previous Champions litter U11-14 draw

For all the results of the weekend click here This year’s U11-14 National Championships contains all but one of the victorious individuals from 2012 as... Continue reading

June 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
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D-day set for Bribar Medway GP

The British Grand Prix season is set to come to a dramatic close on the final weekend at the Bribar Medway Grand Prix (8-9th June... Continue reading

May 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Jim Beckley passes away

It is with deep sadness that the English Table Tennis Association announce the death of Jim Beckley at 75 years old. Mr Beckley had been... Continue reading

May 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Table tennis promoted in IOC funding

After the success of table tennis at the 2012 London Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has promoted table tennis to the third group... Continue reading

May 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Davies leads further GB medals in Germany

Welshman Rob Davies followed up his bronze medal in the singles in Slovenia with a silver medal in the men’s class 1 singles at the... Continue reading

May 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Sussex Open update

Last year’s runner up at the Sussex Open Chris Doran has now confirmed his entry to the Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open on the 20th... Continue reading

May 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Coach Licence Application Form

Coach Licence Application Form (PDF) Please note that both sides of the application form MUST be completed by applicants, if the entire form is not... Continue reading

May 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Inspired Rumgay reigns at Bribar London GP

Men’s Singles Gavin Rumgay secured one of his greatest Grand Prix crowns at the Redbridge Sports Centre after excelling over a series of high-octane Men’s... Continue reading

May 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Doubles final for Tin-Tin in Poland

Tin-Tin Ho was once again the star of the England squad at the Polish Open in Wladyslawowo. The senior international was a joint top performer... Continue reading

May 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Majestic Maguire leads the way at Bribar London GP

Men’s Band 1 Ireland’s Gavin Maguire was the deserved winner of the Men’s Band 1 at the Bribar London Grand Prix after powering past the... Continue reading

May 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Quartet set for China training

Four of England’s most talented youngsters will be heading to China this summer for a month-long training camp where they will benefit from the world’s... Continue reading

May 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Three medals for GB in Slovakia

THREE MEDALS FOR GB IN SLOVAKIA Paralympic bronze medalist Paul Davies took a silver medal today in the class 1 men’s singles at the Slovakian... Continue reading

May 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Yule receives ITTF Merit Award

The English Table Tennis Association’s Chief Executive, Richard Yule, has been recognised for his long and glittering career in table tennis with the International Table... Continue reading

May 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Joe top tyro at Bournemouth

Joe top tyro at Bournemouth 12 year-old Joe McKenna-Jones (Kidlington Forum) gained his first Open tournament success in the Bournemouth Cadet (Under 15) event on... Continue reading

May 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Bayley bidding for third gold in Slovakia

BAYLEY BIDS FOR THIRD GOLD IN SLOVAKIA Paralympic silver medalist Will Bayley will be bidding to win his third gold medal of 2013 when he... Continue reading

May 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Matuzevicius victorious at Sussex Series 2*

Matuzevicius Vicious in Victory: 65 players competed in the Sussex Series 2 Star on Saturday 18th May at the Triangle Leisure Centre, Burgess Hill. Junior... Continue reading

May 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Bribar Medway GP entry extended

The entry closing date for the Bribar Medway Grand Prix has been extended to this Wednesday 22nd May to allow you extra time to join... Continue reading

May 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Inter-Spinal Unit Games report

26th Inter-Spinal Unit Games Report 16th-18th April 2013, Stoke Mandeville This week 80 newly-injured spinal patients from the 13 spinal units across the UK competed... Continue reading

May 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Many medals for London Academy

Many Medals For London Academy! It was decided to run this event only a week before it happened, due to the fact that there were... Continue reading

May 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Final Averages

Final Averages At the end of the 2012/2013 Clacton and District Table Tennis League season, the final averages are here (qualification : 7 matches and... Continue reading

May 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Westminster Girls Table Tennis Achievers

Several years ago the City of Westminster College did not even have the equipment required to play table tennis. On March 23rd this year the... Continue reading

May 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Curtain called on England’s campaign at Worlds

England’s campaign at the 2013 World Championships came to a close with Andrew Baggaley and Daniel Reed’s Men’s Doubles defeat to the Chinese pair of... Continue reading

May 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Reigning Champ Rumgay enters K2 Open

The defending Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open champion Gavin Rumgay has thrown his hat into the ring to compete with the UK’s best players at... Continue reading

May 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Sharara re-elected as ITTF President

Mr. Adham SHARARA (CAN) has been elected as the International Table Tennis President today at the 2013 ITTF Annual General Meeting in Paris, France. He... Continue reading

May 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Debut Grand Prix win for Emran

Debut Grand Prix Win For Emran: There were less participants in the Grand Prix on the Sunday, than on the Saturday, so a non-ranking mainly... Continue reading

May 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Daniel Reed interview at Worlds

May 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Reed unbeaten in positive Worlds start

Daniel Reed remained unbeaten throughout the first two days of the Liebherr 2013 World Championships in Paris, France as he advanced through to the main... Continue reading

May 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Record high Bribar London GP Draw

This year’s penultimate British Grand Prix event, the Bribar London GP, has seen the highest entry in three years with over 200 players to descend... Continue reading

May 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Achampong Champion in Sussex

Champion Achampong Men’s Band 1: This consisted of a group of four and a group of five. Emran Hussain (E) the top seed, won the... Continue reading

May 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Squad selection for Cadet 6 Nations in Denmark

England’s squad for the Cadet 6 Nations in Denmark has been selected with Marcus Giles, Luke Savill, Alec Ward and Hugo Pang leading the way... Continue reading

May 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
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GB strikes gold again in Slovenia

GB STRIKES GOLD AGAIN IN SLOVENIA The GB Para Table Tennis Team completed a successful trip to the Slovenian Open with four medals in the... Continue reading

May 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Keith Cullen double gives Hatfield Peverel the edge A strong Hatfield Peverel D side of Dave Carter, Ray Eldridge and Keith Cullen are through to the... Continue reading

May 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Cippenham 5×2 Open results

Cippenham Five by Two Cadet and Under-13 1-Star Open (20.4.13) Stewart and Vydelingum take the titles A small entry for the annual Cippenham Five by... Continue reading

May 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Clacton Handicap Knock-out Cup win for Cougars

Cougars Victorious In the final match of the 2013 Clacton and District League season, Nomads Cougars crowned an exceptional year by winning the Handicap Knock-Out... Continue reading

May 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
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2013 World Championship selected draws

The draw for the Liebherr 2013 World Championships in Paris and there’s a boost for the English fans as both Andrew Baggaley and Daniel Reed... Continue reading

May 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Drinkhall ruled out of Worlds

Four-time English National Champion Paul Drinkhall has been ruled out of the Liebherr 2013 World Table Tennis Championships in Paris, France. The 23-year-old, who recently lost... Continue reading

May 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Summer ESTTA Newsletter

May 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Dual silvers close Commonwealths for England

England’s players won three more medals on the final day of action at the Commonwealth Championships with the overall haul rising to five (three silver,... Continue reading

May 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Bayley wins gold as GB shine in Slovenia

Paralympic silver medalist Will Bayley won his second gold medal of 2013 with a battling performance in the men’s Class 7 event in the Slovenian... Continue reading

May 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Doubles medals assured for super six

England’s players assured themselves of three more medals at the Commonwealth Championships with superb team play in the doubles events. The pairings of Sam Walker/Chris... Continue reading

May 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
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New opportunity at SGS College

New Opportunity at SGS College (Formerly Filton). ‘Fast Track Degree together with Table Tennis Academy’ Starting Sept 2013 SGS College in partnership with the University... Continue reading

May 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Teens ready to set the Worlds alight

England’s teenage duo of Liam Pitchford and Sam Walker are ready to set the World Championships alight after setting the benchmark for English table tennis... Continue reading

May 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Commonwealth Championships Update

Wednesday’s play in the 19th Commonwealth Championships was tinged with disappointment for the English players as none of the mixed doubles pairings were able to... Continue reading

May 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Pitchford newest addition to K2 entry

Sussex County TTA are pleased to update the Table Tennis community with the addition of Liam Pitchford, Kazeem Adeleke, Lewis Gray and Liam McTiernan to... Continue reading

May 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Lawrence becomes Kent’s youngest Champion at 15

Dan Lawrence becomes the youngest Kent Men’s Singles Champion at 15 Fifteen-year-old Dan Lawrence from Tonbridge became the youngest ever Kent Closed Men’s Singles Champion... Continue reading

May 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Girls earn silver in Commonwealths

Despite their best efforts, England’s women’s team were unable to cause a shock in the final of the team event in New Delhi as Singapore... Continue reading

May 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Equipment donation success

As you may have seen before, the English Table Tennis Association offered up many items of table tennis equipment, free of charge, during a May... Continue reading

May 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Junior & Cadet selections for Polish Open

England have selected a strong side for the Polish Junior & Cadet Open (22-26th May) with Sam Walker completing a busy month by travelling from... Continue reading

May 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Knighton Park TTC Championships

KNIGHTON PARK TABLE TENNIS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS A veritable feast of good table tennis on Finals Night so ably organised by Club Secretary, Gordon Sanders, once... Continue reading

May 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Oxford Invitation Tournament 2013

Oxford Invitation Tournament 2013 The Oxford Invitation event on May 5th saw eight hours of intense play at Kidlington Forum. The Ladies’ singles groups were... Continue reading

May 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Women secure final spot while men claim bronze

England’s women have made the team final which will be played Wednesday at roughly 09:30am GMT. After first stage wins over New Zealand and Wales,... Continue reading

May 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Trott & Bartram reign at Crawley 2*

U11s: The format was two player teams playing all four possible singles matches. CL Topspin (Chamika Weerasinghe and Liam Smith both from Kent) went through... Continue reading

May 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Veterans KO Cup semi-finals both decided by narrowest possible margins. The Veterans KO Cup semi-finals in the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League produced two... Continue reading

May 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Final tables

BROTHERHOOD YOUNGSTERS TAKE TOP SPOT In the last week of the season Brotherhood J are confirmed as the new champions of Division Three of the... Continue reading

May 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Excellent results from Jack Petchey year 2 survey

The Jack Petchey London Schools’ Indoor Table Donation Scheme has yet again produced some impressive results after the second year of table tennis provision in... Continue reading

May 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Doran & Walker set for Commonwealths chance

England’s Commonwealth Championships squad landed in India early on Friday morning ahead of the tournament’s beginning on Sunday. With the selectors unable to call upon... Continue reading

May 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Former Chairman John Prean passes away

Former Chairman of the ETTA and of the Isle of Wight Table Tennis Association, John Prean, sadly passed away this week. Mr Prean, born in... Continue reading

May 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Jack Petchey Indoor Table Donation 2013

The Jack Petchey 2013 indoor table tennis table donation scheme is now open! Secondary schools in London can apply to receive free table tennis tables... Continue reading

May 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Wilmott Cup & JM Rose Bowl zonal results

Wilmott Cup and JM Rose Bowl – Zonal Round Results The zonal rounds for the senior competitions took place on Saturday, 27th April 2013, at... Continue reading

May 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Denyer undefeated at Dulwich 2*

Denyer Undefeated U11s: Fifty-one players contested the Dulwich Junior 2 Star in March. The U11s was a round robin group of five players. Kai Ghazi-Timms... Continue reading

May 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Closed Report

Three stars shine bright Kevin Gowlett, Gill Locke and James Denyer were the stars of the Clacton and District Table Tennis League’s 2013 Closed Championships... Continue reading

May 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Gary Young scores his second hat-trick of the season against Maldon A Elmtree Excalibur A have made a strong finish to the season in the... Continue reading

May 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Herts and Dorset set for Veterans Premier

HERTFORDSHIRE AND DORSET SET FOR VETERANS PREMIER With the Veteran’s Premier Division saying goodbye to Cleveland and Kent for at least a season, the outcome... Continue reading

April 30, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Progress & Urban promoted to Premier

Greenhouse Progress and Urban are promoted to the Premier Division Greenhouse Progress, with an all star line-up of Po Huang “Barry” Chen, Jason Sugrue, Igor... Continue reading

April 29, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Eastern region wins Regional Squad Championships 2013

Regional Squad Champions 2013 – Eastern On the 21st April the annual Regional Squad Championships took place in Doncaster at the Dome. The event see’s... Continue reading

April 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Revised squad for Commonwealth Championships

The England team selected for the upcoming Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships in New Delhi, India has unfortunately witnessed some changes. Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall... Continue reading

April 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

‘True Gent’ Les Jones passes away

THE table tennis community in Wirral is mourning the loss of Les Jones. Les dedicated over forty years of his life to table tennis on... Continue reading

April 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Lower Galilee TTC Training Camp (ISR)

We are a leading youth (ages 10-17) TT club in Israel located in a nice countryside near the Sea Of Galilee. We have a very... Continue reading

April 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Andros Kids Open 2013

The most important information of the 24. Andro Kids Open in summary: Date: 30 August – 1 September 2013 Start of tournament:  30/08/2013 at 10.00... Continue reading

April 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
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National Championships Results Archive

April 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Election of Vice-Chairs for 2013-14

ELECTION of ETTA VICE-CHAIRMEN for ADMINISTRATIVE YEAR 2013/14 At the meeting of National Council held 13th April 2013, the following Vice-Chairmen were elected: Department ‘A’:... Continue reading

April 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Free of charge table tennis equipment!

May Bank holiday bonanza – Top quality TT equipment free of charge, yes free of charge, – one careful owner – as used by World... Continue reading

April 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Stiga Blackpool Junior 4* entry open!

Stiga Blackpool Junior 4 Star – 18/19 May 2013 After an absence of seven years the Stiga Blackpool Junior 4 Star returns to the tournament... Continue reading

April 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Final call for Bribar London GP

The Bribar London Grand Prix is a month away (May 25-26th) but the closing date is next week, so it’s time to get off your... Continue reading

April 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Poly balls to replace celluloid in 2014

Table tennis is used to changing equipment (bats, rubbers, sponges etc) and the ITTF has announced this week that, from July 2014 onward, there will... Continue reading

April 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Butterfly Schools Individual results

BUTTERFLY SCHOOLS’ INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS The English Schools’ Table Tennis Association’s 40th Individual Championships were celebrated in style at The Doncaster Dome on Saturday 20th April... Continue reading

April 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Helshan becomes schoolboy champion

HELSHAN NATIONAL UNDER 16 SCHOOLBOY CHAMPION Sixteen-year-old Helshan Weerasinghe from Tonbridge and a pupil of The Judd School, was a comfortable winner of the under... Continue reading

April 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Trio bounce back to Cadet Premier Division

Yorkshire, Warwickshire & Surrey promoted to Cadet Premier Division Cadets County Championship As the Cadets Premier Division says goodbye to relegated Glamorgan, Kent and Leicestershire,... Continue reading

April 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Extra sponsorship for Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open

Sussex County TTA are pleased to announce that we have received further sponsorship of £500 from Heritage Oil which will be added to the Tees... Continue reading

April 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton Closed Championships 2013 preview

CLACTON CLOSED CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 PREVIEW The Clacton and District League’s Closed Championships, sponsored by Paul Newbould Planning and Building Design Services, take place this weekend... Continue reading

April 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report (21st April)

Fight to the finish in Division Two In a top-of-the-table clash in Division Two of the Clacton and District League, Brotherhood D and Lawford battled... Continue reading

April 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Table tennis players to benefit from GSF funding

This year, 31 talented young table tennis players from across the UK are set to benefit from a £750,000 award pot – thanks to the... Continue reading

April 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Writtle A well beaten by ECC B It wasn’t a good week for the two leading teams in Division One of the Chelmsford & District... Continue reading

April 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Rose Johnson Bowl results

LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION The Rose Johnson Bowl, a 4-a-side handicap event organised by the Leicestershire County Table Tennis Association in which every point counts,... Continue reading

April 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Blagbrough wins senior Basingstoke Closed title

Amy takes senior ladies title at 13 years old Amy Blagbrough of Aldworth TTC, currently ranked fourth in England for her age group, took her... Continue reading

April 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (14th April)

It’s tight at the top It’s tight at the top of Division Three of the Clacton and District League with the Brotherhood I and J... Continue reading

April 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Mick Strode recovery update

Mick Strode’s Recovery As most of you know, Mick had a stroke a few weeks ago and is now home and recovering. He has around... Continue reading

April 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Butterfly Schools’ Individual Championships

This is a very busy period for the English Schools’ Table Tennis Association with the memories still lingering from the Butterfly Schools’ Team Finals played... Continue reading

April 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Table Tennis Aired on Sunday Brunch

Yesterday (14th April) former Olympian Matthew Syed and English Junior No.3 Helshan Weerasinghe were on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch. You can still see them at... Continue reading

April 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Doran takes charge at Tees Sport Blackpool GP

Men’s Singles: Chris Doran took a big step towards claiming the overall Grand Prix crown by winning the Tees Sport Blackpool Grand Prix and taking... Continue reading

April 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Main man at Tees Sport Blackpool Grand Prix

Men’s Band 1: Fifth seed Richard Main upset the odds to take home the Men’s Band 1 title from the Tees Sport Blackpool Grand Prix.... Continue reading

April 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
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April 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

British Primary Schools International Results

Victories for England and Ireland Teams from England, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Scotland and Wales joined the host Ireland for the British Primary Schools’... Continue reading

April 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Tin-Tin No.1 in Europe

England’s star cadet Tin-Tin Ho has reached the top of the European Cadet rankings for the first time this April. The 14-year-old from Paddington overtook... Continue reading

April 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leon’s World of Magic with David Wetherill

April 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Leon’s World of Magic with David Wetherill

Young magician (and table tennis player) Leon Thomson has once again produced the goods with his latest mix of magic and table tennis when he... Continue reading

April 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Rumgay dominates Britannia Suffolk GP

The Britannia Suffolk Grand Prix third series (7th April) King Gavin Rumgay still dominates the series! A record 28 players attended the third event of... Continue reading

April 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open entry launched

Sussex County TTA launch their entry form for the Tees Sport K2 Sussex Open being played 20th & 21st July 2013. With sponsorship from Tees... Continue reading

April 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Field confirmed for Hardbat Tour event

Sixty-four players will take part in the Draycott Hardbat tournament as part of the European Tour that begins in the East Midlands on April 27th.... Continue reading

April 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

New sessions at Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club is now running new sessions thanks to funding from Sportivate. The club is has new sessions on a Sunday afternoon,... Continue reading

April 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Simon Webber hits top form for ECC B Bottom side ECC B have shown considerable improvement in recent weeks in the first division of the... Continue reading

April 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (7th April)

Nomads teams win through to final For the first-time ever, the Handicap Knock-Out Cup Final will be an all-Nomads affair with Division One strugglers Nomads... Continue reading

April 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Walker unstoppable as England pick up titles

Sam Walker moved up to third in the ITTF World Junior Circuit standings with a comprehensive performance at the Malta Junior & Cadet Open in... Continue reading

April 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Top seeds England win in Malta

April 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Necula helps Aerobic TT reach new level

Aerobic Table Tennis is very excited to announce our new face of Aerobic Table Tennis, the Romanian International player Iulia Necula. Necula is an ex-Olympian,... Continue reading

April 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
Clubs

Fusion X: Multi Sport Satellite Session

Team GB hockey star and London 2012 bronze medallist, Hannah MacLeod, [Friday 15 March] joined 23 young people at Bishop Challoner Catholic College in Birmingham... Continue reading

April 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
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NatWest Jersey GP wins for Doran & Loveridge

The sun shone down on FB Fields, St. Clement in Jersey and the temperature rose as the Men’s and Women’s Singles progressed through the group stages.... Continue reading

April 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

NatWest Jersey GP Saturday Bands

Day 2 of the NatWest Open Table Tennis saw the Banded events where players are put into divisions of ability according to their ranking points.... Continue reading

April 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

NatWest Jersey GP Friday Teams

The Geoff Reed Centre at FB Fields St. Clement in Jersey was packed to the gunnels from 8:30 in the morning with competitors, supporters and... Continue reading

April 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Table Tennis England Online Guidelines

Below you will find the Table Tennis England guidelines over the use of social media, with more specific guidelines for players, coaches and officials over the use... Continue reading

April 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Strong field set for Britannia GP

Table tennis fever is again with us for Sunday the 7th of April for the season’s third Britannia Suffolk Grand Prix – an ETTA ranking... Continue reading

April 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Results of the Leicestershire Closed

LEICESTERSHIRE CLOSED Knighton Park’s Adam Cross was the most successful player from the point of view of events won in the Leicestershire Closed Table Tennis... Continue reading

April 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (31st Mar)

Almost there Nomads Panthers are almost there. This week in Division One of the Clacton and District League the Panthers beat fourth-placed Walton A 10-0,... Continue reading

April 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Six year old wins Nottingham District Table Tennis Tournament

Connor Green is only six years old and has been playing table tennis for just over a year, yet he has become the youngest person... Continue reading

April 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Lucas and Cattermole on top form for Elmtree Graphics B

Elmtree Graphics B were the week’s big winners in division one of the Chelmsford &District Table Tennis League. Paul Lucas and Gary Cattermole were both... Continue reading

April 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Easter Holiday Junior Camps & Sports Fundays

Held at Chalfont St. Giles Tennis Club Camp 1: Tuesday 2nd April-Friday 5th April, 9.30-11am Camp 2: Monday 8th April–Thursday 11th April, 9.30-11am Plenty of... Continue reading

April 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Brighton Championships 2013

The Brighton Championships again took place at the Bevendean County Primary School on Sunday, 24th March. Forty-eight players entered the competition including five ladies and... Continue reading

April 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Another county title for Yorkshire

ANOTHER COUNTY TITLE FOR YORKSHIRE Following on after the success of their veteran first team, who recently won the Veterans Premier Division, Yorkshire’s over 60’s... Continue reading

March 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Seasiders cancelled

The Seasiders 2* events at OLOP TTC (scheduled for 14th April and 12th May) have been cancelled by the organiser. If you have already entered... Continue reading

March 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Eger (Hungary) training camps available

TTCampsEger are now proud to offer Professional International Table Tennis Training Camps all throughout the year in Hungary, Eger. Camps are held in the popular... Continue reading

March 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Jack Petchey funds third year of table tennis programme

The English Table Tennis Association have received a generous funding boost from the Jack Petchey Foundation, which allows for the continuation, and expansion, of their... Continue reading

March 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Pubwatch scheme launches this weekend

How far would you go to play table tennis in your area? Members of The Horley & District Pubwatch Scheme have had to wait 16... Continue reading

March 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

New Umpires Training Seminar in Sussex

March 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Senior Nationals 2012/13

March 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Cadet & Junior Nationals 2012/13

March 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

7th NatWest Jersey Grand Prix draw

This weekend marks the Easter Holidays, and with it, the 7th NatWest Jersey Grand Prix. Located in one of the most idyllic locations on the... Continue reading

March 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

North East U11-14 Entry Update

For those looking to enter the North East Under 11-14 National Championships Regional Qualifiers, the entry has been extended to close of business tomorrow (Wednesday... Continue reading

March 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Crawley 2* open to all ages

The Crawley 2 Star team event is open to all ages (U11s, U13s, U15s, U18s, Senior & Veteran). Book your place now! Mixed U11s 2-Player... Continue reading

March 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (24th Mar)

Baines inspires Brotherhood Brian Baines may be the League’s longest-serving player and somewhat less mobile than he was thirty years ago but he continues to... Continue reading

March 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Butterfly National School Team Finals results

BUTTERFLY NATIONAL SCHOOL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS 2013 In spite of the wintery weather conditions, teams from 20 counties fought their way through the snow to... Continue reading

March 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Rik James still amongst the League’s best players Former Chelmsford Mens Singles Champion Rik James is still very much in the top echelon of players... Continue reading

March 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

North Herts 2* win for Doran

Table Tennis – North Herts Banded 2* Open Grand Prix Over 60 competitors took part in the event which took place at Hitchin Boys Sports... Continue reading

March 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

SRA Sports Club Survey 2013

The Alliance wants to take your temperature As we bask in the success of London 2012, the Sport and Recreation Alliance is asking: “How ready... Continue reading

March 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Omar King at London Academy 2*

Omar King of the Khassal: 101 players turned up to play the 2nd London Academy 2 Star. A new Banded format was tried out with... Continue reading

March 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

English Racketlon Championships 2013

March 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Universities Team Final Results from Leeds Met

British Universities Team Finals 19th/20th March at Leeds Metropolitan University British University teams play through the winter months in leagues based on area and playing... Continue reading

March 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Reading triumph in National Cadet League

READING TRIUMPH @ CIPPENHAM NATIONAL CADET LEAGUE With only 12 tables available this season, the number of teams accepted for 2012-13 was restricted to 24.... Continue reading

March 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Volunteer awards winners 2013

At the recent English Senior National Table Tennis Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield on 1-3 March 2013, the winners of this year’s ETTA Volunteer awards... Continue reading

March 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Leicestershire promoted to Senior County Champs Premier

Leicestershire promoted to Premier Division Leicestershire Senior 1st team will be a welcome addition to the Senior Premier Division next season after they won a... Continue reading

March 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Wilmott Cup & JM Rose Bowl entries closing soon

The closing date for entry to the Wilmott Cup and JM Rose Bowl is approaching fast (25th March 2013). Senior men and women must enter... Continue reading

March 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Butterfly National Schools Team Championships this weekend

Twenty-nine schools have fought their way through County, Zone and Regional Finals to fill the 32 places in the Butterfly National School Team Championships. This... Continue reading

March 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Debut season promise for Oxford cadets

Oxfordshire County Cadets show promise in first season After one victory over Worcestershire and a defeat against eventual champions Warwickshire, Oxon travelled to Essex, missing... Continue reading

March 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Oxford Vets in pole position

Oxford Veterans in pole position – Oxford 7 Leamington 3 The Oxford Veterans’ team of Karl Bushell, Andy Misseldine and Alan Cherry cemented their place... Continue reading

March 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Bumper British League Schedule this weekend

British League Premier Division action takes place this weekend (23/24th March 2013) at Ormesby Table Tennis Club, Cargo Fleet Lane, Middlesbrough, TS3 8PB. The third... Continue reading

March 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Knighton Park provides disability opportunities

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Malta Junior & Cadet Open selections

The following players have been selected by the ETTA for the Malta Junior & Cadet Open from 4-7 April 2013: Junior Boys: Sam Walker, Helshan... Continue reading

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Jack Petchey Schools’ Table Tennis Training Day

Teachers and young leaders from schools in London who have received indoor and outdoor tables through the Jack Petchey London Schools’ Table Tennis Table Donation... Continue reading

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Oxford third in NCL

Oxford had to put out a very youthful Cadet side for the final series of NCL (S) matches, played at Cippenham on Sunday, March 17th.... Continue reading

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Westfield Easter Camp 12-13th April

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Time running out for Tees Sport Blackpool GP

The closing date for the Tees Sport Blackpool Grand Prix is Friday this week so it’s time to get yourself into gear and enter one... Continue reading

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Only 1 week left to enter Britannia Suffolk GP

A tournament organised by the ETTA Eastern Region 2013 PremierClub of the Year. With only a couple of weeks left before the entry closing date... Continue reading

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Half term training camp at Bristol Academy

Half Term Table Tennis Training Camp @ Bristol Academy 30-31st May 2013 Bristol Table Tennis Academy will be running yet another one of their extremely... Continue reading

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Mick Strode recovering after stroke

Our friend, colleague, referee and umpire, Mick Strode, suffered a minor stroke last week and is presently in hospital. The good news is that Mick is... Continue reading

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Halling hat-trick leaves Hatfield Peverel A in control Division Two leaders Danbury D made it 13 wins out of 14 in what is turning out... Continue reading

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (17th Mar)

There’s life in the Lions Nomads Lions celebrated their first victory of the season in a vital Division One relegation clash with club-mates Nomads Jaguars,... Continue reading

March 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Derby 4 star win for McTiernan

City of Derby Junior 4* Select Moorways Sports Centre, Derby 9th/10th March 2013 Entries were slow coming in this year perhaps due to the snow... Continue reading

March 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (10th Mar)

Juniors in the limelight The junior players of the Clacton and District League took the limelight this week, Sam Hume, Justin Reichart and Will Ovenden... Continue reading

March 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Denyer and Crouchman make their mark

It was the two youngest players who impressed in the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table League this week. Maldon B’s James Denyer... Continue reading

March 13, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Men’s promotion dream crushed in Czech Rep

Any hopes the English men had of earning a dramatic promotion to the Championship Division of the European Championships were crushed by a determined Czech... Continue reading

March 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Play-off contenders set in British League

With the competition completed in the 13 Regional Divisions the attention in the Senior British League turns to the Premier Division Play-Offs which take place... Continue reading

March 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Changes in the World of Education

March 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

England face crunch Czech tie

England’s men face a massive tie in the Czech Republic on Tuesday night to earn promotion from the Challenge Division in the final round of... Continue reading

March 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Medals shared around 6 Nations singles

Sunday saw the individuals finals of the 6 Nations event played at the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre, UCLAN in Preston, but there were a... Continue reading

March 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tin-Tin halted at semis in France

The respective 2012/13 Under 21s National Champions, Tin-Tin Ho and Sam Walker were unable to continue their blinding form after running into difficult matches during... Continue reading

March 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

England dominate 6 Nations teams

Alec Ward held his nerve in the final match of the day as England’s respective squads at the Junior & Cadet 6 Nations emerged with... Continue reading

March 9, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

CEO Richard Yule to Retire

Dear Members It is with regret I write to advise you that I have received and accepted notice of retirement from our Chief Executive, Richard... Continue reading

March 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Basildon table tennis tournament report

More than 70 players contested Basildon Table Tennis tournament held at James Hornsby High School, Laindon Essex. On form John Monk won the men’s singles... Continue reading

March 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Oxford v Cambridge annual table tennis match

Cambridge versus Oxford University is not all about the Boat Race.  The two universities have been playing an annual table tennis match for many many... Continue reading

March 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Junior & Cadet 6 Nations selections

The English selections for the upcoming Junior & Cadet 6 Nations tournament have been announced with a strong squad that is full of international experience.... Continue reading

March 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Andros Kids Open (GER)

This summer the Andros Kids Open takes place in Leichtathletikhalle, Dusseldorf (Germany), with prizes worth €15.000! Details of the event are listed below while for... Continue reading

March 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Walker & Le Fevre picked for Worlds

Sam Walker’s impressive run at the 2012/13 English Senior National Table Tennis Championships has earned him a place in the England squad for the World... Continue reading

March 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Middlesex retain Senior County crown

Middlesex narrowly retain senior title In a thrilling second weekend of the County Championship Premier Division, reigning champions Middlesex just about hung on to their... Continue reading

March 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

North Herts Groups

March 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

National Junior League South report

NATIONAL JUNIOR LEAGUE (South) 4th round: 02/03/13 Kidlington Girls Dominate In the absence of Kristelle Brook, it was left to Teisi Tamming, Chloe Yau and... Continue reading

March 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

New venue for Colchester Championships

NEW VENUE FOR COLCHESTER CHAMPIONSHIPS This year’s Colchester & District Table Tennis league Closed Tournament will be at a new venue, the Holmwood House School... Continue reading

March 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Gary Young wins his three games against the League leaders Writtle retained their lead in the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis... Continue reading

March 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (3rd March)

Reliable Paul sees ‘D’ team home If Brotherhood D end the season top of Division Two of the Clacton and District League, they may look... Continue reading

March 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Pitchford & Sibley are 2013 National Champions

Liam Pitchford won his first-ever Men’s Singles title at the 54th English Senior National Championships at Ponds Forge on Sunday afternoon. The 19-year-old from Derbyshire... Continue reading

March 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Pitchford seals maiden Nationals crown

Liam Pitchford won his first-ever Senior English Men’s Singles National Championship following a six-game win against four-times champion Paul Drinkhall. The final was full of... Continue reading

March 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Sibley beats Parker in 7-game thriller

Kelly Sibley retained her English Women’s Singles National title after an absorbing seven-game final with great rival Joanna Parker which saw both players wear their... Continue reading

March 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Pitchford & Drinkhall exact doubles revenge

Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall exacted revenge for last year’s Men’s Doubles defeat by emerging victorious in a repeat of the 2012 final against Darius... Continue reading

March 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Parker and Sibley race to fifth title

Joanna Parker and Kelly Sibley secured their fifth, and fourth consecutive, Women’s Doubles title after a straight games victory over the young pair of Jess... Continue reading

March 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Drinkhall ends Walker’s run in semis

Paul Drinkhall finally ended Sam Walker’s incredible run at the 2012/13 English Senior National Championships after edging a monumental six-game contest. Walker’s talent can no... Continue reading

March 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Sibley survives classic to reach final

Kelly Sibley won one of the most outstanding Women’s Singles semi-finals ever seen at the English National Championships after she battled past a courageous Karina... Continue reading

March 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Vickers and Le Fevre overcome ‘family’ challenge

Emma Vickers and Karina Le Fevre carried their Women’s Singles title challenge past an unusual opponent as they made the semi-finals at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.... Continue reading

March 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Defending Champions make steady progress

Defending Champions Daniel Reed and Darius Knight serenely advanced to the semi-finals of the Men’s Doubles late on Saturday night at Ponds Forge. Knight, who... Continue reading

March 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Le Fevre survives scare as seeds progress

Karina Le Fevre survived an epic seven-game tussle with Maria Tsaptsinos to make the quarter-finals in the Women’s Singles. The third seed had to match... Continue reading

March 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

On-fire Walker upsets Reed

Sam Walker continued his rich vein of form to pull off the biggest shock in the Men’s Singles by knocking-out fourth seed Daniel Reed on... Continue reading

March 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Knight & Sibley defend mixed title

Darius Knight and Kelly Sibley successfully defended their Mixed Doubles title from 2011/12 after a comprehensive final victory over the top seeds, Paul Drinkhall and... Continue reading

March 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Walker claims maiden under 21s crown

Number 1 Junior Sam Walker won his maiden Men’s Under 21s title following a dramatic final victory over an inspired Richard Andrews. Walker, who had... Continue reading

March 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Tin-Tin triumphs in classic final

Fourteen-year-old Tin-Tin Ho won the English Women’s Under 21s after an astonishing final victory over the unfortunate Yolanda King. It was King last year who... Continue reading

March 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Trumpauskas seals title treble

Lorestas Trumpauskas completed a hat-trick of Veteran Men’s Singles wins with a victory over Stephen Horsfield on Friday night, but he had to work harder... Continue reading

March 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Beck & O’Driscoll win Vets Doubles

Paul Beck and Mike O’Driscoll were the winners of the first National Championships title in 2013 as they wrapped up the Veteran’s Doubles in quick-fire... Continue reading

March 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

London Legacy lives on

The Olympics may have been over for six months now (it hardly seems that long), but the legacy of the London 2012 Games continues for... Continue reading

February 28, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Derby Junior 4* Draw

The draw for the Derby Junior 4* is out, once again including the currently British-based Chinese junior girls Jiwen Xu and Yang Yi, who were... Continue reading

February 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Pitchford ready for maiden Nationals title

Nineteen-year-old Liam Pitchford is aiming to secure his maiden Men’s Singles title at the 54th English Senior National Table Tennis Championships in Sheffield this weekend.... Continue reading

February 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
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National Coach of the Year: Maria Ingles

It gives the ETTA great pleasure in announcing Maria Ingles as the deserved recipient of the National Coach of the Year award. Maria has been... Continue reading

February 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
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National Young Coach of the Year: Ben Barlow

It gives the ETTA great pleasure in announcing Ben Barlow as the deserved recipient of the National Young Coach of the Year award. Ben is... Continue reading

February 27, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

King reaches quarters in Orebro

YOLANDA’S SWEDISH INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS Eighteen-year-old A Level student Yolanda King, a member of the Weald TTC, Cranbrook, put up about her best-ever international performance while... Continue reading

February 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Andy Seward elected new Chairman

Following the biennial election of Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Treasurer for Administrative Years 2013/14 and 2014/15, The English Table Tennis Association can officially announce that... Continue reading

February 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Film star Les D’Arcy passes away

Veteran table tennis player and star of the Ping Pong film, Les D’Arcy has sadly passed away at the age of 91 earlier this month.... Continue reading

February 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Trent dominate BUCS finals once more

Nottingham Trent University continued their recent dominance of the British Universities and Colleges Sport table tennis events with four titles out of five at the... Continue reading

February 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Prize money rises at NatWest Jersey Open

PRIZE MONEY RISES AS ENTRIES FLOOD IN FOR 7th NATWEST JERSEY OPEN The entries this year are the highest ever at this stage in the... Continue reading

February 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

BBC Survey – Women in Sport

February 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Colchester & District TTL Report

Two horse race for Division One The Colchester & District Table Tennis League Division One title race appears to be a straight fight between Tollgate... Continue reading

February 26, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Outdoor success for Wood Green High School

In 1998 Wood Green High School decided to adopt table tennis as one of its focus sports and it hasn’t looked back since a grant... Continue reading

February 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

2013 Hardbat Season Begins

2013 Hardbat season We have some big things planned for the coming season, namely the first-ever European Hardbat Tour. As many of you already know,... Continue reading

February 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Danbury D take control in Division Two Division Two leaders Danbury D were the week’s big winners in the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League... Continue reading

February 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report (24th Feb)

Tony turns up trumps Brotherhood E chalked up their second win of the season in Division Two of the Clacton and District League, a hard-fought... Continue reading

February 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Giant-killer Pitchford hits personal best

Liam Pitchford dispelled any rumours about his fitness as he reached the last 16 in an ITTF World Tour event for the first time, just... Continue reading

February 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Aerobic table tennis launch

February 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Cardiff Grand Prix Results

The results from the Cardiff Grand Prix (26/27th January) are finally in and a summary of all the results can be found below. This included... Continue reading

February 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Interview with Alex Murdoch @ JBL

February 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Cheerless Swedish Open for juniors

There was little to cheer about for the four English juniors that travelled to Sweden for the Junior & Cadet Open as only Igor Morais... Continue reading

February 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Midland League junior team report

Kidlington Forum TT Centre Leamington worthy winners, Oxford 3rd Leamington (Timmy Cooper, Lee Dorning, Solomon Hayes, Sam Weaving) were worthy winners in a very competitive... Continue reading

February 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
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2012/13 Senior Nationals Draw

The draw has been released for the 54th English Senior National Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield (1-3rd March 2013). We analyse the contenders across the... Continue reading

February 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
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U11-14 Nationals Exemption List

The Exemption List for the upcoming U11-14s National Championships is now available. With no Tin-Tin Ho this year, the girls’ singles could be open to... Continue reading

February 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Town vs Gown report

Town vs Gown Cricket Schools Hall, University Sports Centre, Iffley Road The annual Town v Gown contests went the way of the Town Men’s teams,... Continue reading

February 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Cadet Masters this weekend!

Tom Jarvis, Marcus Giles, Alec Ward and Luke Savill will once more battle it out for the honours at Burton Uxbridge with a new victor... Continue reading

February 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

ITTF journalist scholarships at 2013 WTTC

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is offering two (2) scholarships for journalists to attend the LIEBHERR 2013 World Table Tennis Championships in Paris from... Continue reading

February 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Leicester Development League results

The results from this session have been combined with the results from the session on Saturday 8th December to decide the final League positions. KP6... Continue reading

February 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Ping! shortlisted for award

Sport England funded table tennis project, Ping!, has been shortlisted for Sports Participation Event of the Year in the Sport Industry Awards 2013. Launched in 2010 in London,... Continue reading

February 20, 2013 | Russell Moore
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English trio in Qatar Open draw

The Qatar Open begins tomorrow with England sending a squad of three across to Doha in one of the hottest locations on the ITTF World... Continue reading

February 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Yorkshire win Vets Premier County Champs

YORKSHIRE TAKE VETERANS PREMIER IN THRILLER Leading the County Championship Veterans’ Premier Division going into the second weekend, the White Rose County of Yorkshire once... Continue reading

February 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Colchester & District TTL Report

UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX MOVE CLEAR AT TOP OF DIVISION THREE Three further wins for the University of Essex saw them go twelve points clear at... Continue reading

February 19, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Table tennis breaks in the UK

Balata Sports specialises in tailor-made small group sports breaks, combining different sports, such as golf and table tennis, and often involving some coaching. Sometimes it’s... Continue reading

February 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Butterfly National School Regional Finals approach

School teams prepare to bounce into action The weekend of the 23rd/24th February 2013 will see the Butterfly National School Team Championship Regional Finals played... Continue reading

February 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Worthington and Radford on top form for Writtle A First division leaders Writtle A had Kevin Worthington and Peter Radford on top form as they... Continue reading

February 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Sycamore 1* entry open!

Sycamore are proud to annouce that we will be running our first Senior Mixed Tournament. This tournament will be held on Saturday 27th April, with the... Continue reading

February 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report (18th Feb)

Angela back to her best Brotherhood I are favourites to take the second promotion spot in Division Three of the Clacton and District League and... Continue reading

February 18, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Doubles delight for Tin-Tin in Europe

Tin-Tin Ho brushed aside the disappointment of her cadet singles semi-final loss to win the cadet doubles title alongside Russian partner Maria Malanina in the... Continue reading

February 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Team events over in Czech Open

The boys led the way in the team events at the Czech Open with Sam Walker once again excelling in Hodonin. In the group stages... Continue reading

February 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Junior success for Walker and Ho in Hodonin

Sam Walker and Tin-Tin Ho both had excellent runs at the Czech Junior and Cadet Open as they reached their respective quarter-finals in Hodonin. Walker... Continue reading

February 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Grand Prix Points 12-13

Updated: End of Season (June 27th 2013) Men’s Singles Women’s Singles Men’s Band 1 Women’s Band 1 Men’s Band 2 Women’s Band 2 Men’s Band... Continue reading

February 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Paralympians take on Grantham Academy

GB Paralympians take on Grantham Table Tennis Academy In a day organised by Greg Baker for BTTAD and Alex Perry for Grantham College, GB Paralympians... Continue reading

February 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Middlesex regain Junior Premier crown

MIDDLESEX REGAIN JUNIOR PREMIER CROWN Starting the weekend in second place behind Lincolnshire, former Champions Middlesex regained the title in a thrilling weekend’s action at... Continue reading

February 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Westfield 1* entry extended

The Westfield 1* Tournament on Sunday 17th February has extended its closing date until Thursday 14th February. This is an U11/U13/Cadet/Junior competition being held at... Continue reading

February 12, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Colchester League’s most prolific

When 2009 Men’s Champion Greg Green first visited the Colchester Closed Table Tennis Tournament as a spectator at the age of ten he was inspired... Continue reading

February 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Commonwealth Championships squad announced

The English Table Tennis Association’s selection committee has picked a full-strength squad to head to the Commonwealth Championships in New Delhi, India 5-10th May 2013.... Continue reading

February 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Obituary: Zhuang Zedong

The world of table tennis has lost one of it’s greatest stars as former three-time World Champion Zhuang Zedong (also known as Chuang Tse-Tung) has... Continue reading

February 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

East Sussex Schools Report

East Sussex Schools Table Tennis Competition 2013 100 players compete to play at national schools! St Leonards Academy hosted the annual East Sussex schools individuals... Continue reading

February 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Cattermole excels with superb hat-trick of wins Elmtree Excalibur B produced one of the bigger upsets of the season when they beat Bocking 7-3 in... Continue reading

February 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

North Herts GP entry extended

Entry for the North Herts Grand Prix has been extended to this Friday 15th February. Make sure you get your entry forms in to the... Continue reading

February 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (10th Feb)

Jaguars make their mark Nomads Jaguars may be languishing at the bottom of Division One but they’re determined to make their mark in the Handicap... Continue reading

February 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
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England Men see off Bulgaria

Our England men’s team managed to overcome the Bulgarians, 3-1, in a tough Joola European Championships Qualification away fixture held in Sofia. The England squad... Continue reading

February 6, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Britannia Suffolk GP cancelled

Regrettably the third Britannia Suffolk Grand Prix scheduled for this coming Sunday the 10th of February 13 has been cancelled. After encouraging numbers for the previous... Continue reading

February 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Oxfordshire schools’ competition results

Oxfordshire Schools’ Competition a Great Success Despite having to cancel the original event owing to the snow, over eighty students from all parts of the... Continue reading

February 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

ITTF World Tour Qatar Open selections

A three-man squad has been announced for the ITTF World Tour Qatar Open 20 – 24th February 2013 including recent Tees Sport Doncaster Grand Prix... Continue reading

February 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Haringey referee education course

This course is aimed at those who want to be able to deliver well organised tournaments. We urgently need to have new referees and to also... Continue reading

February 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Yorkshire seminar for new umpires

The experience of most table tennis players with regard to umpiring is probably in local league matches where the primary function is to merely call out... Continue reading

February 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

National Cadet League triumph for Oxford

NATIONAL CADET LEAGUE – OXFORD MOVE UP TO 2ND We were back to full strength for the 3rd round of matches played on Saturday, 3rd... Continue reading

February 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Abbott and Sayer give Maldon A the edge against Writtle A The battle to win the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis... Continue reading

February 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

SportsAid London Marathon Entry

Young British sports stars are giving everything to be the best they can be – what will you give? SportsAid has places remaining in their... Continue reading

February 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

French Junior & Cadet Open selections

Amy Humphreys has earned her first international call-up to represent England at the French Open where Tin-Tin Ho returns to defend her title. After impressing... Continue reading

February 5, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (3rd Feb)

Brotherhood break their duck It’s been a torrid time for Brotherhood G in their first season in Division Two of the Clacton and District League... Continue reading

February 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Final Grand Prix Points 2013/14

Men’s Singles Women’s Singles Men’s Band 1 Women’s Band 1 Men’s Band 2 Women’s Band 2 Men’s Band 3 Women’s Band 3 Men’s Band 4... Continue reading

February 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Enter 2013 European Vets Champs now!

EVC 2013 in Bremen: hurry up with your entry! The European Veteran Championships is taking entries now for the 2013 edition of the tournament, which... Continue reading

February 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Reed wins maiden title at Tees Sport Doncaster GP

Men’s Singles: Danny Reed finally won his maiden Grand Prix title when he secured a tense 3-2 triumph over the experienced Mike O’Driscoll at the... Continue reading

February 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Beerling keeps cool at Tees Sport Doncaster GP

Men’s Band 1: Steve Beerling justified his top seeding at the Tees Sport Doncaster Grand Prix by claiming the Men’s Band 1 title in confident... Continue reading

February 2, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Have you entered the National Championships

Enter the Senior National Championships 2012/13 here! The 2012/13 Senior National Championships are now only a month away and if you haven’t entered already then... Continue reading

February 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Knighton Park excel in Rose Bowl

Knighton Park Table Tennis Club teams in Leicester have been performing well in the Rose Johnson Bowl, a four-a-side handicap competition organised by the County Association... Continue reading

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
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England set for Bulgaria test

England’s men will travel to Bulgaria next week as they hope to close in on a promotion-decider with the Czech Republic later this year in... Continue reading

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Abbott regains Chelmsford title

Alex Abbott retains M&G Investments Mens Singles title Alex Abbott retained his M&G Investments Chelmsford Closed Table Tennis League Mens’ Singles title at Old Chelmsfordians... Continue reading

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Find a table: Spotlight

The English Table Tennis Association (ETTA) is proud to announce the brand new update to our   table tennis finder, Spotlight, which now has over... Continue reading

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Cippenham drama at National Junior League

Drama at Cippenham The third round of NJL(S) matches, organised by Mike Atkinson at Cippenham, produced plenty of drama for the three boys’ teams representing... Continue reading

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Lancashire seal last-gasp Cadet title

Lancashire take Cadets Premier title Reigning Champions Middlesex received a shock during last weekend’s County Championship Cadets Premier weekend when they led the event throughout... Continue reading

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report (27th Jan)

Super Sam lands the trophy Sam Hume went into the history books this week as the second-youngest winner of the Clacton and District League’s Handicap... Continue reading

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Czech Junior & Cadet selections

England are sending a strong squad out to the Czech Republic for the Czech Junior & Cadet Open with the hope of picking up some... Continue reading

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Hannah Hicks ENG v SPA (SportsByte)

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Joanna Parker ENG v SPA (SportsByte)

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Tees Sport Doncaster GP Draw

We could see a rematch of last seasons Men’s Singles final between Chris Doran and Gavin Rumgay, which saw Doran narrowly crowned the winner in... Continue reading

January 31, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Spanish defeat leaves England on edge

England’s women fell to defeat in Gateshead which virtually consigns them to relegation from the Championship Division of the European Championships. Although they will have... Continue reading

January 29, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Sussex Series 2* report

Cracking Result for Clark: The first 2 star of the season took place on 6th January and was attended by 80 players. Junior Boys Band... Continue reading

January 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Duo blown away at Austrian Open

England’s remaining pair of Paul Drinkhall and Joanna Parker were blown away by their higher ranked opposition on day three of the ITTF World Tour... Continue reading

January 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Design your own paddle with Uberpong

Do you fancy designing your own paddle? Uberpong, the Austin-based startup aims to enhance the game by allowing customers to have any design printed on... Continue reading

January 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Wigan TTC boosted by £50k grant

WIGAN TABLE TENNIS CLUB is celebrating a major boost having secured Olympic Legacy funding from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities fund! Sport England today revealed that... Continue reading

January 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

County Champs want volunteers

The English Table Tennis Association seeks volunteers to assist with the administration of the County Championships to commence duties next season. Interested persons should in... Continue reading

January 25, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Parker and Drinkhall sole survivors in Austrian Open

It’s been a New Year to celebrate for English number 1s Paul Drinkhall and Joanna Parker. After announcing their engagement they became the only two... Continue reading

January 24, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Opening woe for English in Austria

A new year of international fixtures began in a troublesome manner for the English hopes at the Austrian Open as most suffered defeat on the... Continue reading

January 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Essex 4* Cancelled

The Essex 4* due for the 16/17th February has been cancelled due to a low entry. Please circulate this news to those who had planned... Continue reading

January 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Full Draw for Cardiff Grand Prix

January 23, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Austrian Open begins New Year

Just a few days before the important European Qualifying match in Gateshead, England’s top two women will compete in Austria for their first ITTF World... Continue reading

January 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Spanish team announced for Euro match

England’s task in Gateshead to save their Championship Division status in the European Championships has been made even harder with the news that world number... Continue reading

January 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

ETTA Regional Coach Programme

Regional Coaches – The last 4 years… Hopefully those of you that are reading this will be aware that the ETTA has employed 10 full-time... Continue reading

January 22, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Jack Petchey Finals captivate London’s youth

By Phil Jeffery (Pictures courtesy of Michael Loveder) A fantastic turnout from competitors and parents alike made for a captivating day of sport at the... Continue reading

January 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

British League Non-Premier Report

Who wants promotion from Division Four ? With the last weekend of play due to take place over the weekend of 23/24 February 2013 it... Continue reading

January 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

7th NatWest Jersey Open Provisional Schedule

January 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Vote now for 2012/13 Volunteer Awards!

The closing date for the 2012/13 ETTA Volunteer awards has been extended to this friday (25th Jan) so that you can get your votes in... Continue reading

January 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

M & G Investments Chelmsford Closed Tournament

Shrimpton leads the way after weekend of upsets The 2013 edition of the M&G Investments Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League Closed Championships produced a... Continue reading

January 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (20th Jan)

Panthers in the pink Nomads Panthers started the second half of their season in  Division One of the Clacton and District League in imperious style... Continue reading

January 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Bribar East Midlands 4* Cadet Results

The Cadet Boys’ singles competition produced the goods once again at the Bribar East Midlands 4* as the waiting crowd were absorbed by the quality... Continue reading

January 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Spanish woe for McBeath and Gray

There wasn’t much to cheer about in Spain for the English duo of David McBeath and Lewis Gray as both fell at the group stages... Continue reading

January 21, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Gateshead to get ‘full experience’

Team GB members Joanna Parker and Kelly Sibley lead an English table tennis invasion of Gateshead ahead of their crucial European Qualification match against Spain.... Continue reading

January 17, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Entering the London Marathon?

Are you hoping to run the 2013 London Marathon? Why not help talented table tennis athletes at the same time? SportsAid is looking for more... Continue reading

January 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Inspiring Youth Leadership with Des Douglas

English table tennis legend Desmond Douglas will lead a special commemoration seminar on ‘Inspiring Youth Leadership Through Sport’ on Saturday 2nd February at Mildmay Community... Continue reading

January 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Should BTTAD have chat show?

Not your average everyday piece of journalism on table tennis but ‘inside the games’ contributor Stuart Lieberman believes that the British Para Table Tennis team... Continue reading

January 16, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Important CRB Information

Important Information regarding CRB checking and the ETTA With effect from the 1st December 2012 the Criminal records Bureau (CRB) has become the Disclosure and... Continue reading

January 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Success at Oxford charity event

Charity Tournament – a great success With over 30 players with ages ranging from nine to 74 and a good mix of abilities, the day... Continue reading

January 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Heart of England Cadet League Report

The Oxford Cadet (Under 15) team of Luke Jobling, Kristelle Brook, Kavan Warrender and Reece Chamdal took part in the third round of the Heart... Continue reading

January 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Wetherill hits top 50 Paralympic moments

The fact that the mention of ‘David Wetherill’ and ‘Paralympics’ makes you conjure up one image in your head – and in particular, one moment... Continue reading

January 15, 2013 | Russell Moore
International

Vecko leads Technical Delegates seminar

January 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

British League hits make or break weekend

It’s a make or break week in round three of the British League roadshow as it hots up at both the top and bottom of... Continue reading

January 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Chinese storm East Midlands 4*

A Chinese Tsunami hits Grantham By Geoff Ware, A tidal wave of seismic proportions devastated the Grantham Meres Leisure Centre on Saturday afternoon, 12th January.... Continue reading

January 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Berkshire County School Champs Report

Berkshire County Schools Championships Report The Royal County of Berkshire Schools Individual Championships took place at the Kingfisher Table Tennis Club in Woodley on 5... Continue reading

January 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Reeves achieves in Bristol Hard Bat

The Bristol & District Table Tennis Association held their seventh annual Hard Bat competition on Saturday 12 January 2013 at the Bristol Civil Service TT... Continue reading

January 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Abbott eyes titles at Chelmsford Closed again

Alex Abbott – can he win all three titles again? It’s that time of year again, and the 2013 M&G Investments Chelmsford & District Table... Continue reading

January 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Handicap Cup Round 2

Brotherhood win cup classic The ‘Tie of the Round’ between Brotherhood A and Walton A in Round Two of the Handicap Knock-Out Cup lived up... Continue reading

January 14, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Brits shine at WCPP

Last weekend saw the introduction of the World Championships of Ping Pong – a new brainchild of Barry Hearn’s Matchroom Sports team, and the competition... Continue reading

January 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

ETTA Twitter Guidelines

January 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

ETTA Facebook Guidelines

January 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Table Tennis England Social Media Guidelines

January 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Junior Masters schedule released

The schedule has now been produced for next weekend’s 2013 Junior Masters where the creme de la creme of English under-18 table tennis meet at... Continue reading

January 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Knighton Park launches new facilities

The new Knighton Park Table Tennis Club venue was graced for the first time with a big event in the form of the Phil Reid... Continue reading

January 11, 2013 | Russell Moore
National

Performance & Education programme in London for 14-18yo

If you are, or you know of somebody, that is aged between 14 – 18 we would like to find out if you would be interested... Continue reading

January 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Young Coaches impress at NYCA

Nineteen young talented coaches from around the country were selected to attend this year’s National Young Coaches Academy at Loughborough University from 4-6th January. The... Continue reading

January 10, 2013 | Russell Moore
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Middlesex lead Senior Premier in County Champs

Middlesex lead Senior Premier Division Middlesex were the outstanding team at the County Championships Senior Premier Division first weekend which was played at BATTS TTC,... Continue reading

January 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

School Table Tennis League Handbook

Jack Petchey Schools’ Table Tennis League Handbook The Jack Petchey Schools’ Table Tennis League Handbook is designed to help you create local inter-school leagues.  It... Continue reading

January 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (6th Jan)

New Year/old tournament The first major New Year event for the Clacton and District League is the Handicapped Singles Tournament which takes place on Saturday... Continue reading

January 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Handicap Cup thriller

Ravlic wins last game to clinch Handicap KO Cup thriller The Handicap KO Cup remains the best supported Cup Competition run by the Chelmsford &... Continue reading

January 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Aylesbury & District TTL reaches halfway

AYLESBURY AND DISTRICT TABLE TENNIS LEAGUE HADDENHAM LOOK GOOD Leading by 14 points from Bierton A and unbeaten at the halfway stage, the Haddenham A... Continue reading

January 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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National Coaching & Volunteer Awards

Do you know someone who has gone that extra mile in their services to table tennis over the last 12 months who deserves recognition for... Continue reading

January 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
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John Arnold made MBE in New Year Honours

John Arnold, the President of the English Schools’ Table Tennis Association (ESTTA), has been honoured in the New Year Honours List.  He receives the MBE... Continue reading

January 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

TOC Newsletter Archive

Newsletter 25 (November 2014) Newsletter 24 (December 2013) Newsletter 23 (October 2012) Newsletter 22 (September 2011) Newsletter 21 (September 2010) Newsletter 20 (September 2009)

January 8, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Bribar East Midlands Junior 4* Preview

The place to be this weekend is at the Meres Leisure Centre, Grantham in Lincolnshire, where over 200 of Britain’s finest junior table tennis talents... Continue reading

January 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report (22 Dec)

Kevin James was the star of the show in Division One of the Clacton and District League with a high-class hat-trick for Walton D in... Continue reading

January 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Greenhouse continue rampage in British League Div 1

Greenhouse Progress I and Sycamore III have continued their respective bustling starts to the season with only one and two game defeats out of their... Continue reading

January 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Four booked places at BATTS for WCPP

Billy Pegg, Ashley Stokes, Jimmy Walsh and Wayne Shaw earn WCPP places. There were four places up for grabs in the Matchroom Event sponsored World... Continue reading

January 7, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Elmtree Graphics A are resounding winners

Elmtree Graphics A (Gary Baker, Glenn Johnson and Nigel Lamb) scored a very welcome 10-0 win over ECC B in the first division of the... Continue reading

January 4, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Halton Table Tennis Christmas Celebrations

There was something for all ages at Stobart Stadium for the Table Tennis Christmas celebrations. First up was the over 50s day time section who... Continue reading

January 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Paul Harris Fellowship for Ken Tonge

The Paul Harris Fellowship is an opportunity for Rotary Clubs to honour members and others for their outstanding service to Rotary and society.  It is... Continue reading

January 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
Regional

Action from the Woolwell Open

The 2nd Woolwell Table Tennis open was recently held at Eggbuckland Community College in Plymouth with the qualification event and junior events being held on... Continue reading

January 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Case Studies

Young People & Schools Case Studies Find out more about how table tennis is making a positive impact on young people and schools by taking... Continue reading

January 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Case Studies

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January 3, 2013 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tickets on sale now for final Euro home match in Gateshead

The English Table Tennis Association is pleased to announce that the final home Joola European Championships Qualification match will take place in Gateshead between England... Continue reading

January 1, 2013 | Russell Moore
News

Halifax pioneer successful women’s league

The Halifax and District Table Tennis Association have become pioneers this season with the introduction of a 5-team ladies league who have been playing regular... Continue reading

December 21, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Sussex Series 2* Report

120 players took part in the recent Sussex Series 2 Star in K2, Crawley sponsored by Tees Sport and Ray Hole Architects. Indeed 20 players... Continue reading

December 21, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Become a Ping!maker today!

December 21, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

2012/13 Senior National Championships Entry Form

The time has arrived when the Senior National Championships takes the top billing once again. Although the main event is still over three months away,... Continue reading

December 21, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

BTTAD given £1m UK Sport increase

£1m increase for disability table tennis funding for Rio cycle UK Sport has awarded BTTAD (British Table Tennis Association for People with Disabilities), the National... Continue reading

December 21, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Jack Petchey Indoor Table Donation Scheme

Thanks to the generosity of the Jack Petchey Foundation the ETTA, in partnership with ESTTA, has enabled 53 schools in London to receive 4 free table tennis... Continue reading

December 20, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Wetherill stars on Celebrity Eggheads

Paralympic star David Wetherill, already famous for his televised antics, will feature this evening (Thursday) on BBC 2’s Celebrity Eggheads at 6pm alongside fellow London... Continue reading

December 20, 2012 | Russell Moore
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London Academy 2* wins for Dennison

A Win for Windram: The U18s Boys had 38 entries. At the group stage, third seed Charlie Austen (London Academy) lost to Josh De Cairos... Continue reading

December 19, 2012 | Russell Moore
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ELCC entries open now

ELCC – Carter Cup and Bromfield Trophy Entries for this season’s competition have been sent to all Local League Secretaries. The closing date for these... Continue reading

December 19, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Sport England increase funding by 20%

Sport England increases table tennis funding by 20% The future for English table tennis is assured after Sport England committed to an £11 million investment... Continue reading

December 18, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Obituary: John Hardcastle

The English Table Tennis Association are sad to hear of the passing of regular and favourite umpire John Hardcastle. John, born on April 24th 1938,... Continue reading

December 18, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

IPP hits it off at Warwickshire College

In the last school term at Warwickshire College, staff and students alike were encouraged to pick up their bats and play Instant Ping Pong anytime... Continue reading

December 18, 2012 | Russell Moore
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TT helps elderly ‘survive winter’

December 17, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Tees Sport Doncaster GP: Enter now!

Entry is now open for the Tees Sport Doncaster Grand Prix, which signifies the half-way stage in the 2012/13 season. Just a week after the... Continue reading

December 17, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Jingyu Sun signs off with a win

Swan song for Jingyu Sun Oxford’s top ranked player for several years now, Jingyu Sun, is about to return to China after completing his Doctorate... Continue reading

December 17, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Oxford A secure 9-1 derby win

Midland League Report, Dec 16, 2012 Veterans Division 1: Oxford B 1 Oxford A 9 Oxford A held onto their top spot in the Midland... Continue reading

December 17, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

ECC A not the same team without Steve Joslin There were contrasting results for ECC A in the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table... Continue reading

December 17, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report

Brotherhood J hit the ton Division Three Brotherhood J became the first side in the Clacton and District League to reach a century of points... Continue reading

December 17, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Will Bayley on Channel 4 this Saturday

Will Bayley will be featuring Saturday morning on Channel 4 in the broadcaster’s latest Paralympic show ‘Teenage Superhumans’. The programme, aired at 7am Saturday morning,... Continue reading

December 14, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Barber earns new £1.5k sponsorship

WITH a sponsorship deal worth £1,500 on the table, Imogen Barber was game for teaming up with Redrow. Imogen, 13, from Cottingham, represents Yorkshire at... Continue reading

December 13, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Oxford cadets make promising debut

County Cadets make promising debut Oxfordshire’s cadet team(U/15s) comprised of Niall Harris, Ethan Ball , Luke Jobling, Kristelle Brook and Vicky Coll travelled to Coventry... Continue reading

December 13, 2012 | Russell Moore
International

Fifth ETTU Conference for Coaches

5th ETTU Conference for Coaches The 5th ETTU Conference for coaches was held in Pilsen, Czech Republic from the 7th to the 9th of December... Continue reading

December 12, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Marty Reisman passes away

Charismatic table tennis player and President of ‘Table Tennis Nation’, Marty Reisman has passed away aged 82. A self-taught player he was a 23-time National... Continue reading

December 12, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Yorkshire lead Over 60’s County Champs

YORKSHIRE LEAD OVER 60’s PREMIER There must be something in the air or water in Yorkshire that makes the more mature players in the County... Continue reading

December 11, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Walker ready to fight for Games place

Sam Walker has set his sights on 2014 to be his breakthrough year as he begins his battle to represent England at the Commonwealth Games... Continue reading

December 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Brandon Crouchman impresses again The two leading teams in the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League had contrasting wins this week. Maldon... Continue reading

December 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report

Tom and Gerald’s double-act Tom Wilkin and Gerald Batt were a winning double-act this week for mid-table Brotherhood H against leaders Brotherhood I in Division... Continue reading

December 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Table tennis on CBBC Friday Download

The Children’s BBC show ‘Friday Download’ has shown its latest table tennis feature with advice from England no. 6 Chris Doran. Doran guides presenter Richard... Continue reading

December 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
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JPF/ESTTA Central London Team Event

Well done to everyone that attend the JPF/ESTTA Central London team event on Wednesday 5th December at Ernest Bevin School. The event was well attended... Continue reading

December 7, 2012 | Russell Moore
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JPF/ESTTA U16/U19 East London Team Event

Well done to everyone that attend the JPF/ESTTA U16/U19 East London team event on Wednesday 28th November at Morpeth School. The event was well attended... Continue reading

December 7, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

JPF/ESTTA South London Team Events

Well done to everyone that attend the JPF/ESTTA South London team events, which took place on the 27th & 30th November and the 5th December... Continue reading

December 7, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Woolwell Open last call!

Last call for this year’s Woolwell Open with just a week left available for you to enter the competition alongside the likes of a number... Continue reading

December 7, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Opportunity to play in Belgium

TTC JONG GULLEGEM) are looking for a player that wants to play in Belgium in the town of Gullegem, West Vlaanderen, Belgium (near Kortrijk) Payment... Continue reading

December 7, 2012 | Russell Moore
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JPF/ESTTA West London Team Event

Well done to everyone that attend the JPF/ESTTA West London team event on Monday 26th November at Capital City Academy. The event was well attended... Continue reading

December 6, 2012 | Russell Moore
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2013 Junior Masters field announced

The 2013 Junior Masters field has been selected ahead of one of the season’s highest calibre tournaments, which kicks off the New Year at Burton... Continue reading

December 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Lewis & girls keep Oxford afloat

Lewis and the Girls Keep Ship Afloat Circumstances conspired to leave the Oxfordshire Junior Team shorn of four players, as they took on Surrey, Sussex,... Continue reading

December 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
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NJL: Lewis & Kristelle lead the way

National Junior League: Lewis and Kristelle lead the way In the absence of Teisi Tamming, 11 year-old Vicky Coll came of age for the Kidlington... Continue reading

December 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Enter now for 7th NatWest Jersey Open

What is the ‘perfect Christmas gift’ for the table tennis player? The simple answer is an entry for the 7th NatWest Jersey Open at Easter... Continue reading

December 3, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

World-class equipment for sale

World class equipment used by champions, one careful owner, available for sale! Fancy being the owner of some top quality tt equipment? Then look no... Continue reading

December 3, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Lamb takes star billing Elmtree Excalibur A produced the most stunning performance of the week in the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table... Continue reading

December 3, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report

Brotherhood top as Lawford lose for the first time The battle at the top of Division Two in the Clacton and District League is developing... Continue reading

December 3, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Cippenham Super 6 win for Baraty

Cippenham Super 6 Senior 2-Star Open (17.11.12) Eli, third in group, still wins event Top seed Eli Baraty must have thought it was not his... Continue reading

December 3, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Obituary: John Cornwell

I was very sorry to learn of the death, aged 80, of John Cornwell, who more than anyone was responsible for me leading a life... Continue reading

November 28, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Lincs lead Junior Premier in County Champs

Lincolnshire lead Junior Premier Lincolnshire were the surprise leaders of the County Championship Junior Premier Division after the first weekend of fixtures were played at... Continue reading

November 26, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

ECC A and Maldon A are both big winners ECC A and Maldon A both recorded 9-1 wins in the first division of the Chelmsford &... Continue reading

November 26, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report

Kestrels beat Lions in basement clash Windsor Kestrels moved off the bottom of Division One of the Clacton and District League this week with a... Continue reading

November 26, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Social Ping Pong in The Telegraph

November 26, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Sibley to head all-girl session in St Neots

Olympic athlete Kelly Sibley is heading to St Neots in Cambridgeshire for an all-girls table tennis session as the legacy from London 2012 continues in... Continue reading

November 26, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Sky Sports table tennis feature

If you fancy a slice of the action, then it’s time to Get Involved in table tennis. Andrew Baggaley represented Team GB at the London Olympics... Continue reading

November 26, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Five star Tin-Tin seals clean-sweep

Tin-Tin Ho completed a clean sweep of all five titles available to her at the Cadet & Junior National Championships in Hatfield. Her wins in... Continue reading

November 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
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JPF/ESTTA North London Team Event

Well done to everyone that attend the JPF/ESTTA North London team event on Thursday 22nd November at London Academy. The event was well attended by... Continue reading

November 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Walker retains Junior title in repeat final

Junior Boys Singles Sam Walker retained the junior boys’ singles title after coming from 2-0 behind to storm past last year’s losing finalist Helshan Weerasinghe... Continue reading

November 24, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Cadet & Junior National Champs Draw

This weekend welcomes the arrival of the 2012/13 Cadet & Junior National Championships which takes place at the Hertforshire Sports Village in Hatfield. It could prove... Continue reading

November 22, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Cardiff Satellite Grand Prix Entry Open

Although the Grand Prix events may have finished for 2012, the season will start up again in January with the Cardiff Satellite Grand Prix on... Continue reading

November 22, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Leicestershire Schools Team Champs Report

LEICESTERSHIRE SCHOOLS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS The finals of the LSTTA School Team Championships were held on Saturday 17 November at Leicester Grammar School. With 41 teams... Continue reading

November 21, 2012 | Russell Moore
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England power past Dutch in Portsmouth

England crushed Netherlands 3-0 to continue their charge towards the Championship Division in their third 2013 Joola European Championships Qualifying match at the Mountbatten Leisure... Continue reading

November 20, 2012 | Russell Moore
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England’s women defeated in Russia

England’s women succumbed to another 2013 Joola European Championships Qualification defeat in the Championship Division as they were beaten in Eastern Europe by Russia. The... Continue reading

November 20, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Zickert win at Cippenham Super 6

Cippenham Super 6 Junior 2-Star Open (4.11.12) Zickert pulls through Bristol Academy player Christoph Zickert justified his top seeding by winning the Cippenham Super 6... Continue reading

November 20, 2012 | Russell Moore
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England team for Russia announced

England’s women continue their qualification campaign for the 2013 Joola European Championships with another tricky tie – this time in St. Petersburg against the Russian... Continue reading

November 20, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Baggaley joins squad for NED tomorrow

Tomorrow England face Netherlands at the Mountbatten Leisure Centre in Portsmouth in a crucial 2013 Joola European Championships Qualifier. England’s Olympians Paul Drinkhall and Liam... Continue reading

November 19, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Oxford start Heart of England well

Oxford Cadets Report Heart of England Cadet League, 10/11/12 v Rugby A won 7-3 v Leamington A lost 2-8 v Leamington B won 6-4 Luke... Continue reading

November 19, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Davison back to his best for Bocking Bocking produced their best performance of the season in the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table... Continue reading

November 19, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report

Beckham makes his mark. All good things come to those who wait and it did for Mark Beckham this week as he recorded his first... Continue reading

November 19, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Teams for England Netherlands match

England’s number 1 Paul Drinkhall will return to 2013 Joola European Championship Qualifying action after his place was confirmed in the side to play against... Continue reading

November 16, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Lottery fund to support Care Campaign

Ping Pong Care Campaign launches in the UK BRITDOC Films recently announced that the BIG Lottery Fund has agreed to support the national roll out... Continue reading

November 16, 2012 | Russell Moore
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JPF/ESTTA East London U11/U13 Team Event

Well done to everyone that attend the JPF/ESTTA East London U11 & U13 team event on Wednesday 14th November at Morpeth School. The event was... Continue reading

November 16, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

North West RDM Maternity Cover

F/T North West Regional Development Manager (Maternity cover) Temporary Contract (subject to funding & performance) Jan 7th until March 31st 2013 Salary: £24,543 p.a. (plus... Continue reading

November 16, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Coach of the Year – Tim Holtam

Inspirational table tennis coach Tim Holtam has been recognised for his incredible work in the local community by being named ‘Coach of the year’ at... Continue reading

November 15, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Tees Sport Sussex 2* Open Video

November 15, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report

Paul stars in match of surprises Paul Hume proved he’s a player with a future, taking a second hat-trick of the season for Nomads Cougars... Continue reading

November 15, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL report

Minda Sinkus – on top form for Maldon B With several sides having currently fallen behind on their fixtures, the match between Maldon B and... Continue reading

November 15, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Evans secures Men’s Six Nations double

On Friday the 9th November the England team of Gavin Evans, David McBeath, Hannah Hicks and Karina Le Fevre travelled out to Guernsey for the... Continue reading

November 12, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Walker shines at Hungarian Open

Sam Walker had an outstanding campaign at the Hungarian Open in Tata with great performances in all three disciplines over the weekend, taking his form... Continue reading

November 12, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Rumgay Champion at Bribar Bristol Grand Prix

Men’s Singles: Gavin Rumgay repeated his victory at the 2011 Bribar Bristol Grand Prix by claiming the title from the South West once again with... Continue reading

November 11, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Choi victorious at ‘home’ Bribar Bristol GP

Men’s Band 1 Jekwon Choi won an entertaining Men’s Band 1 final over Mike O’Driscoll after winning the game of the day against Mark Smith... Continue reading

November 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Baggaley England’s best in Poznan

Andrew Baggaley was the man in form at the GAC Group 2012 ITTF World Tour Polish Open with a singles run to the last 32... Continue reading

November 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Yorks lead Veteran County Champs

County Championships Veterans Premier Division Yorkshire Veterans sit proudly at the top of the Veterans Premier Division on five points after three matches at the... Continue reading

November 8, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Sainsbury’s School Games Curriculum Competitions

Sainsbury’s School Games curriculum competitions In support of the Sainsbury’s School Games, you can enter a range of curriculum competitions that contribute to engagement and... Continue reading

November 8, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Sheila Howe honoured

Sheila Howe, President of the Clacton and District Table Tennis League, has been honoured by Tendring District Council when, at the Council’s 2012 Sports Personality... Continue reading

November 7, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Outdoor tables boost Active Anglia

New outdoor table tennis equipment is ideal for students and staff to keep fit Students and staff at Anglia Ruskin University are having a ball... Continue reading

November 6, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Meeting the Queen with Aaron McKibbin

Meeting the Queen All the medalists from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were invited to a reception at Buckingham Palace hosted by the... Continue reading

November 6, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Knight 2nd seed in Bribar Bristol GP Draw

England number 5 Darius Knight is the big draw for the Bribar Bristol Grand Prix (November 10/11th) after the schedule has been released for the... Continue reading

November 6, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Cramlington 2* wins for Clark

Players from Cleveland dominated the Cramlington 2 Star Junior tournament which was sponsored by Aalco. The Junior Boys Singles was won by Josh Harland of... Continue reading

November 6, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Bridging – Deadline Postponed

At the recent National Council meeting a proposal for the future of the licensing & registration scheme for table tennis was discussed. A number of... Continue reading

November 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Online CRB application system available

CRIMINAL RECORDS BUREAU CHECKS Online Application System Now Available! All qualified and registered Table Tennis coaches operating within England are required to obtain a Criminal... Continue reading

November 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Clacton & District TTL Report

Ravens indebted to determined Long John Long has proved to be one of the most determined players in the Clacton and District Table Tennis League... Continue reading

November 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Sixth place for Tin-Tin at Cadet Challenge

Tin-Tin Ho was defeated in her final two matches at the 2012 World Cadet Challenge in Guam but she will take a lot of experience... Continue reading

November 4, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Tin-Tin beaten in singles but reaches doubles SF

Tin-Tin Ho was beaten by the cadet world number 2, Mima Ito (JPN) at the quarter-final stage in Guam as her World Cadet Challenge singles... Continue reading

November 3, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Last English hopes extinguished in German Open

Liam Pitchford lost a dramatic under-21s match in Bremen as the last of the English hopes was extinguished at the GAC Group 2012 ITTF World... Continue reading

November 3, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Tin-Tin advances in Cadet Singles

Tin-Tin Ho successfully advanced to the second stage of the Girls Singles competition at the 2012 World Cadet Challenge in Mangilao, Guam. The 14-year-old, England’s... Continue reading

November 2, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

ECC A take full advantage as opponents field weakened teams Survival for a team in the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League is often dependent... Continue reading

November 2, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Drinkhall & Baggaley remain in Germany

Paul Drinkhall remained untroubled as he reached the first round of the men’s singles after a second successive 4-1 victory at the GAC Group 2012... Continue reading

November 1, 2012 | Russell Moore
International

Quiet start at German Open

Darius Knight fell to a shock defeat as the six English players competing at the GAC Group 2012 ITTF World Tour German Open got off... Continue reading

October 31, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Tees Sport Sussex 2* win for Rumgay

Rumgay ends 10 match losing streak The Tees Sport Sussex Open Two Star took place on Sunday 28th October at K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley and... Continue reading

October 31, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

WSOP Slam Jam 2012 at Bounce

WORLD SERIES OF PONG SLAM JAM 2012 8th December 2012 Noon-7pm at BOUNCE, London – Location is BOUNCE, London – Europe’s first purpose built ‘Social... Continue reading

October 31, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Pongathon’s first birthday – Monday 5th November

Pongathon celebrates its first birthday with the chance to win a year’s free playing time! Pongathon is celebrating its 1st year anniversary with a party... Continue reading

October 31, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Europe defeated in World Cadet Final

The European team were unable to overcome the impressive Asian team at the 2012 World Cadet Challenge in Guam as the title once more returned... Continue reading

October 31, 2012 | Russell Moore
International

World Tour German Open Draw

Six English players are heading to the GAC Group 2012 ITTF World Tour German Open in Bremen that begins tomorrow with 19-year-old Liam Pitchford leading... Continue reading

October 30, 2012 | Russell Moore
International

Confident European start in World Cadet Challenge

It was a confident start for Tin-Tin Ho at the 2012 World Cadet Challenge in Guam with Europe comfortably winning their three matches in Group... Continue reading

October 30, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Tees Active Ltd Stockton-on-Tees Junior 4* Open Championship

Top seed, George Downing of Dorset was a comfortable winner of the Junior Boys Singles in the Tees Active Ltd Stockton-on-Tees Junior 4* Open Championships... Continue reading

October 30, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Transfer your ETTA qualification to UKCC

Bridging – What? Why? How? You will find a list of frequently asked questions within the headings below. Choose the link to go directly to... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

UKCC Level 1

UKCC/1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Table Tennis (L1ACTT) The L1ACTT course consists of 3 separate days spread over approximately an 8 week period. Learners... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Technical Day for UKCC Level 1

UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching – Technical Day From the 1st January 2013 the ETTA will be introducing an additional day to UKCC Level... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

UKCC Level 2

UKCC/1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Table Tennis (L2CCTT)   The 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Table Tennis (UKCC) is suitable for those who... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
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UKCC Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Table Tennis (L3CCTTQ) The L3CCTTQ is aimed at coaches who have already achieved the 1st4sport Level 2 Table Tennis... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
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UKCC Level 4/Post-Graduate Diploma

UKCC Level 4 Certificate in Coaching Table Tennis/UCLan PGDip in Elite Coaching Practice To create an education which is intellectually and academically challenging but is... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions apply to all learners registering on ETTA courses leading to the following qualifications: UKCC endorsed 1st4Sport Level 1 UKCC endorsed 1st4Sport... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
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UKCC Course Application Form

ETTA Terms & Conditions – Please read the terms and conditions before booking onto a course. Please click the following buttons to download the course... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Accredited Prior Learning (APL/APEL)

Information regarding Accredited Prior Learning (APL)/Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) will appear here shortly. APL/APEL is a process by which candidates can accredit prior learning... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Coaching Pathway

As part of the UK Coaching Framework sports are required to produce two documents:  Participant Development Model  Coach Development Model This approach will... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Worthington bags a top class hat-trick for Writtle A Writtle A’s Kevin Worthington produced the outstanding performance this week in the first division of the... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report

ALL-SQUARE IN TOP TEAM TUSSLE There were big games wherever you looked this week in the Clacton and District Table Tennis League but none was... Continue reading

October 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Table tennis confirmed for 2013 School Games

The English Table Tennis Association is pleased to announce that table tennis has once again been confirmed in the Sainsbury’s School Games competition programme following... Continue reading

October 26, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Bounce ‘Home of Ping Pong’ Video

Check out this video on Bounce, the new ‘Home of Ping Pong’ which recently launched in East London with international stars from Germany’s Timo Boll,... Continue reading

October 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Instant Ping Pong at Hayward Gallery

Instant Ping Pong at Hayward Gallery The ‘Instant Ping Pong Pack’ makes its promotional debut in front of the Sky Sports cameras at Hayward Gallery... Continue reading

October 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Breaking Barriers with Outdoor Tables

Outdoor table tennis tables Getting people active, breaking down barriers and reducing conflict Rosemary Gardens in Islington used to be a pleasant park area with... Continue reading

October 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Bribar Bristol Grand Prix: Enter now!

It’s your last chance to enter the Bribar Bristol Grand Prix (10/11 November 2012) as the entry closing date is this Saturday 27th October! Held... Continue reading

October 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

National Cadet & National Junior League

National Cadet League Download the letter, entry form & team ranking list & registration form for 2015/16 here National Junior League Download the letter, introduction,... Continue reading

October 24, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Leadership Award in table tennis

Leadership Award in table tennis If you have a Sports Leaders UK award in Leadership and are interested in table tennis then you can become... Continue reading

October 23, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Weekend treble international selections

It’s a busy start to November for the English internationals as a trio of tournaments all fall on the same weekend in various parts of... Continue reading

October 23, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Tees Active Stockton 4* Draw

The longest established Junior 4*, the Tees Active Stockton Junior Open takes place at Thornaby Pavilion this weekend with an increased entry. Saturday is dedicated... Continue reading

October 23, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

British League Press & Publicity Team Expansion

The British League are recruiting for new members of our press & publicity team. We are looking for people with some or all of the... Continue reading

October 23, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

National Junior triumphs for Kidlington girls

Four Kidlington Forum teams competed in the 1st round of National Junior (Under 18) League (South) matches at Cippenham on Saturday, 20th October. Pride of... Continue reading

October 23, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Keighley TTC Open Day and Race Night success

Keighley Table Tennis Centre (KTTC)’s Open Day and Race Night last weekend was a great success, raising just short of £1000 for the centre and... Continue reading

October 23, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Cippenham Team Open win for London’s youngsters

Cippenham Team 2-Star Open (21.10.12) London’s youngsters on fire They might have been the last to enter, the twenty-fourth team in a capacity event just... Continue reading

October 23, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report

Weller treble boosts Lions It’s been a tough first few weeks for Nomads Lions in Division One of the Clacton and District Table Tennis League... Continue reading

October 23, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Equipment Guidance

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October 22, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Pitchford’s Euro run ended despite Gardos victory

Liam Pitchford was unable to build on his incredible win against world number 32 Robert Gardos (AUT) as England’s campaign at the European Championships in... Continue reading

October 19, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

VETTS Masters Venue Changed

VETTS MASTERS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday 11th May & Sunday 12th May 2013 Please note that the VETTS Nationals 2013 has been moved from Thornbury to... Continue reading

October 19, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

French double for Pitchford in Denmark

Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall won a dramatic last-gasp doubles decider against Frenchmen Adrien Mattenet and Emmanuel Lebesson late on day two of the 2012... Continue reading

October 18, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Superb Hat-trick for Maldon A’s Paul Stephens Maldon A’s Paul Stephens produced the standout performance of the week in the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis... Continue reading

October 18, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Knight shines on Euro Champs day one

Darius Knight led the way on day one of the 2012 European Championships in Denmark with two excellent doubles wins followed up by a singles... Continue reading

October 17, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

2012 European Championships Draw

Paul Drinkhall is set to meet number 1 seed Timo Boll for the first time in international competition after the draw was made for the... Continue reading

October 16, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Oxford begin well in National Cadet League

The Oxford League have entered a team in the National Cadet League for the first time in recent memory and found themselves immediately placed in... Continue reading

October 15, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Danbury D dominant against Danbury C Danbury D (Steve Buer, Chris Buer and Andrew Halling) are the early leaders in Division Two of the Chelmsford... Continue reading

October 15, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Britannia Suffolk opening GP

The season’s first Britannia Suffolk Senior Table Tennis Grand Prix takes place on Sunday the 21st of October from 9:30am at the Britannia dome in... Continue reading

October 15, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report

Allen keeps up the family tradition It was a different Denyer who hit the headlines this week with Allen Denyer producing the outstanding performance in... Continue reading

October 15, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Tickets available for England vs Netherlands

On Tuesday 20th November international table tennis will return to the south coast as England’s Men face Netherlands in the third fixture of their 2013... Continue reading

October 15, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Doran triumphant at Tees Sport Newcastle GP

Men’s Singles Chris Doran humbled Grand Prix King Ryan Jenkins to win the Tees Sport Newcastle Grand Prix at Eldon Leisure. The giant Doran was... Continue reading

October 14, 2012 | Russell Moore
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Tees Sport Newcastle GP Day One

Men’s Band One Mike O’Driscoll and Chris Main met in the Band 1 final after having previously faced up in the group stages in the... Continue reading

October 13, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

2012 European Championships Preview

It’s one week until the 2012 European Championships in Denmark (17-21st October) with eight English players en route to the Jyske Bank Boxen arena in... Continue reading

October 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Sumner qualifies for Junior Nationals

Sixteen-year-old Lewis Sumner has joined the Table Tennis Academy at Grantham College, but still turns out in Oxfordshire colours at weekends. He was one of... Continue reading

October 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Midlands League Vets Report: Oxford vs Birmingham

Veterans Division 1: Oxford A 10 Birmingham A 0 Oxford A (Andy Misseldine, Alan Cherry and Jeff Rigby) were far too strong for promoted Birmingham... Continue reading

October 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Walker success at Serbian Open

It may have been heartbreak for England’s number 1 Junior, Sam Walker, at the Serbian Junior & Cadet Open last weekend but the 17-year-old has... Continue reading

October 9, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

World Championship of Ping Pong: Enter now!

Alexandra Palace is set to be the host venue for the inaugural World Championship of Ping Pong where applicants are being invited to sign up... Continue reading

October 8, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL Report

Crouchman on superb form for OCs Brandon Crouchman was on top form for OCs A who drew 5-5 against Bocking in the first division of... Continue reading

October 8, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Claction & District TTL Report

James on song. When he’s good he’s very good – and this week Kevin James was very good, staying undefeated in Walton D’s match with... Continue reading

October 8, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Bribar Bristol Grand Prix Entries Open

Entries are now open for the Bribar Bristol Grand Prix (10/11 November 2012) with the closing date this month – 27th October 2012. Whether you... Continue reading

October 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tees Sport Newcastle Grand Prix Draw

There’s no time to reflect on the Liebherr Men’s World Cup in Liverpool as we’re straight off to the Tees Sport Newcastle Grand Prix on... Continue reading

October 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Exciting events at Keighley TTC

Two exciting events for the public at Keighley Table Tennis Centre Keighley Table Tennis and Recreation Centre will be opening its doors at 11am on... Continue reading

October 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Sky announces Men’s World Cup coverage

Did you miss the Liebherr Men’s World Cup over the weekend? We are pleased to announce that Sky Sports will be providing three separate highlights... Continue reading

October 2, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Butterly join in with Bounce

Butterfly join in with Bounce Butterfly, the World’s leading table tennis equipment company, has joined with Bounce, the ground breaking new club in central London... Continue reading

October 2, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Drinkhall signs new deal with Dunlop

British number 1 and reigning National Champion, Paul Drinkhall, has signed a landmark deal with Dunlop, becoming the British brand’s first table tennis player in... Continue reading

October 2, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Volunteer Bruce attends Gillette Great Start Campaign

Having volunteered during London 2012 Macclesfield table tennis coach David Bruce didn’t think his year of sport could get any better. But how wrong he... Continue reading

October 2, 2012 | Russell Moore
International

MWC Pics (full gallery on Flickr)

October 1, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report

Meikle unbeaten in Walton battle Paul Meikle of Walton C has proved one of the most consistent players over recent seasons in Division One of... Continue reading

October 1, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Awesome Ma Long is World Cup Champion

Chinese superstar Ma Long won his maiden Liebherr Men’s World Cup title at the Echo Arena with a fantastic performance against German number 1 Timo... Continue reading

September 30, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Brilliant Samsonov seals third place

Vladimir Samsonov beat Xu Xin in an excellent exhibition of table tennis at the Echo Arena, Liverpool to secure third place in the 2012 Liebherr... Continue reading

September 30, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Ma Long demolishes Xu Xin in semi-final

Ma Long blew his Chinese teammate Xu Xin out of the Echo Arena with an exhibition of wonderfully aggressive table tennis in a thoroughly one-sided... Continue reading

September 30, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Timo Boll v Joo Se Hyuk in the Quarter Final

September 30, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Boll wins all-European semi-final

Timo Boll secured a 4-2 win against fellow European opponent Vladimir Samsonov on Sunday morning at the Echo Arena in the 33rd Liebherr Men’s World... Continue reading

September 30, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Xu Xin makes all-China semi-final

Xu Xin wasted no time in ensuring there was an all-China semi-final on Sunday morning at the Liebherr Men’s World Cup in Liverpool’s Echo Arena.... Continue reading

September 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Ma Long makes last 4 in Liverpool

Ma Long beat Michael Maze after a supremely comprehensive straight games win saw him reach the semi-finals with the minimum fuss despite the interesting nature... Continue reading

September 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Liam Pichford v Xu Xin

September 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Boll crushes Hyuk to reach semi-final

Timo Boll cruised past Joo Se Hyuk in straight games in their quarter-final as the German set up a mouth-watering all-European semi-final tie with Vladimir... Continue reading

September 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Samsonov beats Chuang in 7-game epic

Vladimir Samsonov beat Chuang Chih-Yuan in a brilliant and absorbing quarter-final where the Chinese Taipei star saved five match points before the experience Belarussian could... Continue reading

September 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Group stages completed at World Cup

The groups came to a close on Saturday afternoon at the Echo Arena with the quarter-finalists securing their places for the big close to the... Continue reading

September 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Timo Boll in a close encounter with Adrien Mattenet

September 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Chinese end English pair’s hopes

England’s Liebherr Men’s World Cup duo of Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall were beaten in their final group matches at the Echo Arena on Saturday... Continue reading

September 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Paul Drinkhall against Olympic gold medallist Ma Long

September 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Liam Pichford v Marcos Freitas

September 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Chuang shocks Long in action-packed day one

The 33rd Liebherr Men’s World Cup kicked off with a bang at the Echo Arena as favourite and world number 2 Ma Long (CHN) was... Continue reading

September 28, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Top seeds too good for English hopes

England’s pair of Paul Drinkhall and Liam Pitchford both suffered double defeats on Friday at the Liebherr Men’s World Cup as the host nation were... Continue reading

September 28, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Liam Pichford v Vladimir Samsonov

September 28, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Paul Drinkhall v Chuang Chih-Yuan

September 28, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Monteiro continues South American trend

Thiago Monteiro continued South America’s excellent record in the Intercontinental Cup as he progressed to the main draw of the Liebherr Men’s World Cup with... Continue reading

September 28, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Pitchford draws Samsonov in MWC Draw

Liam Pitchford faces a repeat of his career-best victory against Vladimir Samsonov when the pair will meet again on Friday. Pitchford, ranked 269th at the... Continue reading

September 27, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Henzell ready for English return

Australian number 1 William Henzell will hope for some ‘home support’ when he kicks off the Liebherr Men‘s World Cup as the favourite for the... Continue reading

September 27, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Liebherr Men’s World Cup Preview

The Heaven’s may be opening up over Merseyside this weekend but the arrival of the Liebherr Men’s World Cup should brighten matters inside the Echo... Continue reading

September 26, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Aerobic Table Tennis continues successful path

Steve Rowe’s Aerobic Table Tennis idea continues to expand as his successful technique gains more international recognition – this time in Malta. Rowe, now a... Continue reading

September 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Liebherr Men’s World Cup: Supporting Paul

September 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
International

Have a go at the Men’s World Cup

The Liebherr Men’s World Cup (Sept 28-30th) is just around the corner but there’s more to offer than just the international-class table tennis action on... Continue reading

September 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District TTL Report

First blood to the Pumas. In the first week of the new Clacton and District Table Tennis League season, two of the fancied teams faced... Continue reading

September 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Mattenet replaces Gao Ning at World Cup

French number 1 Adrien Mattenet will replace Singapore’s Gao Ning at the Liebherr Men’s World Cup in Liverpool after the Singaporean had to withdraw through... Continue reading

September 25, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Westfield Xmas Camp 2012

Westfield TTC are running a Christmas training camp from Friday 28th-30th December 2012 (10am-3.45pm). Details can be found at the links below as well as... Continue reading

September 24, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Chelmsford & District TTL first weekend report

Writtle A have made a very impressive start to their campaign in the first division of the Chelmsford & District Table Tennis League. Their leading... Continue reading

September 24, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Junior British League teams released

The new season of Junior British League is just around the corner with Ellenborough boys and the Wales girls ready to defend their Premier League... Continue reading

September 24, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Junior British League Team Revision & Vacancy

The revised Junior British League Divisions for 2012/13 season can be downloaded from the links below. There have been alterations from the original list sent... Continue reading

September 21, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Table Donation Scheme

September 20, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tees Sport Sussex 4* win for Morais

Day 1 Saturday 15th September saw the kick-off of the second Tees Sports Sussex 4 star cadet and junior tournament. With approximately 221 entries and... Continue reading

September 19, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Double defeat for England in Hull

England’s men and women both suffered 3-1 defeats to Romania on Tuesday night after the visitors dominated proceedings with their quicker and sharper play around... Continue reading

September 19, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Joola Euro Champs Coverage

Tuesday night will see the second round of Joola European Championship Qualification matches in Hull with doors opening at 5:30pm. If you can’t make it... Continue reading

September 17, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Clacton & District League Season Preview

Condors aim for second title The 2012/13 season of the Clacton and District Table Tennis League begins this week and, in Division One, Windsor Condors... Continue reading

September 17, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Pitchford to lead England against Romania

Pitchford to lead England against Romania England number 1 Liam Pitchford will lead England against Romania in their Joola European Championships Qualifying match on Tuesday... Continue reading

September 16, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Development Newsletter

https://tabletennisengland.co.uk/development/development-newsletter-archive/

September 14, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Development Newsletter Archive

You can find here all the archived copies of the bi-monthly development newsletter available from the English Table Tennis Association. July 2013 May 2013 March... Continue reading

September 14, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Walk4Life – Get Active, Get Walking

Walk4Life is part of the Change4Life movement that has been set up to encourage families and adults to eat well, move more and live longer,... Continue reading

September 14, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tees Sport Newcastle GP: Entry extended!

Don’t forget to secure your place at the Tees Sport Newcastle Grand Prix on 13/14th October as the Grand Prix series heads back north after... Continue reading

September 13, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Oxfordshire County Junior Trials Report

OTTA Junior Trial, Sept 9th 2012 There was a full turnout of 16 boys and four girls for the Oxfordshire County Junior Trials, held at... Continue reading

September 12, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Romanian team confirmed for Euro Champs

We’re just one week away from the second round of 2012/13 Joola European Championships Qualifying matches as England prepare to host Romania. After both of... Continue reading

September 11, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Funding Guide

https://newsarchive.tabletennisengland.co.uk/content/uploads/2012/08/Funding-Information-2013.pdf

September 11, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Hunts 2 Star Open Report

Doran Shows Hussain the Door. (By Rory Scott) The Hunts 2 Star Open took place in St. Ives on Saturday 1st September and attracted a... Continue reading

September 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Autumn ESTTA Newsletter

September 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Tees Sport Sussex 4 star Draw

The draw for the Tees Sport Sussex 4* at the K2 Leisure Centre is out and it features an extremely strong junior and cadet line-up... Continue reading

September 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Nationals Archive Plea

Most of the ETTA’s archives were lost during a bombing raid in the Second World War and as we are justifiably proud of our history,... Continue reading

September 10, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Jenkins reigns again at Bribar Guildford GP

Ryan Jenkins was once again Grand Prix top dog as he won the Men’s Singles title at the Bribar Guildford Grand Prix with a 3-1... Continue reading

September 9, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Drama on day one at the Bribar Guildford GP

Igor Morais won the Men’s Band 1 event at the Bribar Guildford Grand Prix when he upset the seedings to beat ETTA coach Craig Bryant... Continue reading

September 8, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

GB secure double bronze success

GB’s men and women were both successful in their bronze medal bids as the table tennis event at the Paralympic Games closed with a day... Continue reading

September 7, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Competitions in Schools

http://www.estta.org.uk/

September 7, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

GB face double Friday fight for bronze

Heartbreak for Great Britain as both the men’s and women’s teams were unable to make their respective Paralympic finals, instead having to settle for a... Continue reading

September 6, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Nominate your ETTA coach for awards

UK Coaching Awards: Nominations Deadline Approaching The deadline for 2012 UK Coaching Award nominations is 28 September. Don’t miss your chance to put forward a... Continue reading

September 6, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Davies’ journey to bronze (video)

By Paul Smith, Sportsbeat Paul Davies believes a tougher training regime imposed by British table tennis has been the catalyst for the host nation’s medal... Continue reading

September 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

Taxi!

Calling a cab on a Friday or Saturday night is nothing out of the ordinary for most of us (indeed it’s routine for some), but... Continue reading

September 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
International

New ITTF racket control directives

See the links below for the New ITTF racket control directives: Racket Control Regulations for Racket Control

September 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Victory for men, defeat for women at Euros

England’s men kicked-off their Joola European Championships campaign with a win last night in Slovakia while the women fell to an expected defeat to Germany... Continue reading

September 5, 2012 | Russell Moore
International

Euro Champs campaign kicks-off

Tuesday night welcomes the first matches for England in the Joola European Championships Qualifying groups with the women facing Germany while the men take on... Continue reading

September 4, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Bribar Guildford Grand Prix draw

The second Grand Prix of the season is upon us in Guildford this weekend and, if the drama experienced last time out at the Tees... Continue reading

September 4, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Bayley disappointed with silver (video)

By Paul Smith, Sportsbeat Will Bayley has vowed to return a stronger player in four years time after being left disappointed with his silver medal... Continue reading

September 4, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

David Wetherill Paralympics wonder shot

September 4, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Davies wins bronze in Class 1

Paralympic debutant Paul Davies won the bronze medal in Men’s Class 1 at ExCeL with a dramatic 3-2 victory over Korea’s Lee Chang Ho –... Continue reading

September 3, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Brave Bayley earns silver at ExCeL

A true heart-on-the-sleeve performance from Will Bayley was not enough to secure Great Britain’s first-ever Paralympic gold medal as the 24-year-old picked up a silver... Continue reading

September 2, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Bayley into final as GB fight for 4 medals

Will Bayley will attempt to win Great Britain’s first-ever table tennis Paralympic gold medal when he takes on Jochen Wallmert from Germany on Sunday afternoon.... Continue reading

September 2, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

More Brit success on Friday at ExCeL

There were more Great British victories on the second day of the Paralympics at ExCeL with Class 3’s Jane Campbell leading the way with a... Continue reading

August 31, 2012 | Russell Moore
Clubs

Satellite Club Toolkit

The Sport England Satellite Club Toolkit is packed with ideas and free resources to help you run satellite sports clubs for young people in your... Continue reading

August 31, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

HEATT Harbat BATTS Open report

BATTS OPEN HARDBAT Report by Chris Pickard The latest HEATT Hardbat Tournament was held at the BATTS club in Harlow on Saturday 25th August 2012. The... Continue reading

August 31, 2012 | Russell Moore
National

County Champs 2012-13 Divisions

August 31, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Wetherill win lights up opening day

David Wetherill’s superb comeback win in Men’s Class 6 against Italian opponent Alecci Raimondo lit up the first day of the Paralympic Games as the... Continue reading

August 31, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Squads for opening Euro matches announced

England’s men and women face their first real test after the London 2012 Olympic Games as they face Slovakia and Germany respectively in their opening... Continue reading

August 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Ross Wilson ready for the Games

Ross Wilson is well prepared ahead of the London 2012 Paralympic Games with the 17-year-old ready to unleash his strong backhand on the rest of... Continue reading

August 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

How to watch the Paralympics

The London 2012 Paralympics starts on 29 August and Channel 4 will make history and broadcast the Games like never before. More than 400 hours... Continue reading

August 29, 2012 | Russell Moore
Featured

Ma Long replaces Zhang Jike in World Cup

The players list has been confirmed for the 2012 Liebherr Men’s World Cup and it includes one big shock: the absence of Olympic Champion and... Continue reading

August 28, 2012 | Russell Moore
News

Funding Information

https://tabletennisengland.co.uk/news/funding-information-2/

August 28, 2012 | Russell Moore
International

Eurominis experience for Smith, Dai and Payet

The Eurominis for players born in 2000 and 2001 took place at Shiltigheim near Strasbourg  from 24th-26th August. James Smith, Harry Dai and Denise Payet...