Obituary: Noted coach Mike Kercher

Surrey County Life President, Ivor Montagu Award winner and coach to many international players, Mike Kercher, passed away on November 20 aged 89.


Obituary: Malcolm Sugden, a Scottish great

One of Scotland's finest players, Malcolm Sugden, died last month at the age of 82.

November 23, 2023 | Richard Yule

Obituary: International umpire and ‘ranking maestro’ Doreen Nightingale

Doreen Nightingale, ETTA Vice-President and former valued member of staff passed away aged 87 years on October 31 in Eastbourne.

November 15, 2023 | Diane Webb

Obituary: Brian Baines, more than 70 years a league stalwart

The Clacton & District League’s most senior Vice-President, Brian Baines, died last week, just a few weeks after celebrating his 90th birthday.

November 10, 2023 | Tony Oswick

Obituary: JBL, ELCC and Hull stalwart Richard B Hudson

Richard B Hudson, a Table Tennis England Vice-President and National Councillor and a stalwart of the table tennis scene in Humberside and Yorkshire, has died at the age of 73.

October 16, 2023 | Paul Stimpson

Stan Clarke: Funeral details

Stan Clarke’s funeral will take place at 12 noon on Monday 9th October 2023 at Thornton Crematorium, Lydiate Lane, Sefton, Liverpool L23 1TP.  After the funeral... Continue reading

September 25, 2023 | Julie Snowdon

Obituary: Stan Clarke, Liverpool stalwart and international umpire

International Blue Badge Umpire and TTE Honorary Life Member Stan Clarke has passed away

September 19, 2023 | Diane Webb

Obituary: Table Tennis England Treasurer Keith Thomas

Tributes have been paid to a “dear friend and colleague” Keith Thomas, the last Table Tennis England Treasurer and a huge influence on the sport in Cleveland, who has died at the age of 74.

July 31, 2023 | Paul Stimpson, with thanks to Diane Webb

Obituary: VETTS ‘shining light’ Sue Collier

The Veterans’ table tennis community has been stunned by the sudden death of one of its great characters, Sue Collier, at the age of just 56.

July 28, 2023 | Paul Stimpson, with thanks to Diane Webb

Obituary: Diane Scholer, legend of the sport

The whole table tennis world will mourn the passing of Diane Scholer (nee Rowe), a double world champion for England, who has died at the age of 90.

June 20, 2023 | Diane Webb

Obituary: Mike Short (Shorty), Plymouth stalwart

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mike 'Shorty' Short, former England Veteran Number 1 and Veteran International, multiple Devon County Champion and Grand Prix winner.

April 6, 2023 | Kevin Buddell