From the Archives

National Sporting Heritage Day

Learn about the work of the Archives, Museum and Records Committee who work tirelessly to preserve table tennis heritage.

From the Archives

Friday Photos 126: Can you name these young national champions?

The third and fourth Under-13 National Championships took place in 1971 and 1972. We know who won those events but not who all the players are in the photos. Can you help identify them?

July 28, 2023 | Diane Webb

Celebrating a great eight with 50 World Championships caps

As part of our wider England caps project, we focus on appearances at World Championships. Can you help fill in the gaps?

July 6, 2023 | Diane Webb
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A very happy 90th birthday to Diane Schöler, twice a world champion

On her 90th birthday, we pay tribute to the wonderful Diane Schöler (Rowe), who was twice a world champion for England, among numerous other accolades and honours.

April 14, 2023 | Diane Webb
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A century on, read about England’s first international match

It is 100 years since the very first England table tennis team competed in the international arena. Diane Webb, Chair of the Archives, Museum and Records Committee, looks back at the match and the players involved.

March 29, 2023 | Diane Webb

Can you help us find items from the sport’s archive?

The Archives, Museum & Records Committee is seeking information about the early days of Table Tennis England, under its former names of ‘Ping-Pong Association’ (PPA) and ‘Table Tennis Association’ (TTA). 

November 8, 2022 | Diane Webb
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Friday Photos 125: Junior English Open

A look back at the 1979 Junior English Open - can you help us identify some of these faces?

October 21, 2022 | Diane Webb

Ormesby celebrate 50th anniversary of golden achievement

50 years ago this week, Ormesby TTC in Middlesbrough achieved the greatest feat an English club has ever achieved by becoming champions of Europe.

May 9, 2022 | Paul Stimpson
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Friday Photos 124: Young stars in their formative years

From the collection of the late Tony Pacitto are further photos of some young players who became stars, many of them going on to establish significant senior international careers. 

April 15, 2022 | Diane Webb

Friday Photos 123: Tony Pacitto’s collection

For the next couple of weeks, photos which have been scanned by Graham Trimming from Tony Pacitto’s photo collection, are being showcased.

April 8, 2022 | Diane Webb

Friday Photos 122: Wonderful discovery from the 1940s!

Sometimes there is the most wonderful discovery and record of former times and such was the case when Bob Janes contacted Table Tennis England as... Continue reading

October 22, 2021 | Diane Webb