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Pitchford exits German Open to Freitas

Liam Pitchford was unfortunate to run into top-20 player Marcos Freitas in top form at the German Open.

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Liam Pitchford to compete in inaugral Ultimate Table Tennis League

It will be an Indian summer for Liam Pitchford as he competes in the inaugural Ultimate Table Tennis League.

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Liam Pitchford vows that he has much more to come

Liam Pitchford vows that he has much more to come

It was a bad tournament but there’s a lot more to come from me – that was the verdict of Liam Pitchford after his World Championships campaign came to a disappointing end.

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MANSFIELD and District League round-up.

Liam Pitchford’s World Championship hopes are ended

Liam Pitchford’s World Championships came to a premature end when the Chesterfield athlete was knocked out in the first round of the singles.

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MANSFIELD and District League round-up.

Liam Pitchford knocked out World Championships doubles

Chesterfield’s Liam Pitchford will have to concentrate on the singles after he and partner Paul Drinkhall were eliminated in the last 64 of the men’s doubles at the World Championships tonight.

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Chesterfield’s Liam Pitchford gives England hope

Chesterfield’s Liam Pitchford gives England hope

Liam Pitchford’s victory gave England hope of turning around their European Championships qualifying play-off but they still have a lot to do following their 3-1 home defeat to Slovakia.

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Pitchford selected for Commonwealth Games team

Pitchford selected for Commonwealth Games team

With exactly one year to go until the Commonwealth Games 2018, Liam Pitchford has been named in the Team England squad to travel to Australia.

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Rowan Jones in training with his coach, Mel Buxton.

Teenage star is set for national championships

A rising teenage table tennis player is following in the footsteps of Chesterfield’s Olympic and national star Liam Pitchford.

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Liam Pitchford. Photo by Michael Lovede

Pitchford edges vital England win

Chesterfield table tennis ace Liam Pitchford won an epic match as England beat Netherlands 3-0 to cement their place in the European Team Championships qualifying play-offs.

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Liam Pitchford (left) in action with Paul Drinkhall on their way to a fifth successive doubles title at the national championships. (PHOTO BY: Alan Man)

Table tennis star Pitchford falls in national semi-finals again

Chesterfield star Liam Pitchford admitted he was not at his best when falling in the semi-finals of the national championships for the second year running.

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Liam Pitchford helps England keep up perfect start

Liam Pitchford helps England keep up perfect start

Liam Pitchford helped England defeat Netherlands 3-0 to keep up their 100 per cent record in their European Championships qualifying campaign.

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Liam Pitchford happy with run to Swedish Open quarter final

Liam Pitchford happy with run to Swedish Open quarter final

Chesterfield’s Liam PItchford says he is happy despite his Swedish Open being ended in the quarter-finals by Europe’s top player, Dimitrij Ovtcharov.

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Award nominees Paul Drinkhall, Sam Walker, and Chesterfields Liam Pitchford and  Alan Cooke.

Duo’s international award recognition

Chesterfield’s table tennis ace Liam Pitchford and coach Alan Cooke have spoken of their pride after being shortlisted for international awards.

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The seven athletes who have gained ICON funding.

Aiming to emulate Rio star’s success

Some of Chesterfield’s most-talented sports stars have been inducted on to the 2016-17 ICON programme that boasts the town’s Rio table tennis Olympian, Liam Pitchford, as a past recipient.

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Chesterfield’s Liam Pitchford secures memorable Euro win

Liam Pitchford notched a memorable victory over world No 27 Panagiotis Gionis as England came back from the brink of defeat to beat Greece 3-2 in a European Championships qualifying tie.

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Liam make it to last 32 stage at European Championships

Liam make it to last 32 stage at European Championships

A stirring comeback from 3-0 down was in vain as Liam Pitchford exited the European Championships men’s singles in the last 32.

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Table tennis star Pitchford ready for European Championships

Table tennis star Pitchford ready for European Championships

Liam Pitchford is targeting more success as he prepares to return to international table tennis action for the first time since the Olympics.

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Gold medal winning cyclist Dame Sarah Storey. Photo: onEdition

OPINION: What can we learn from GB’s tremendous Paralympic success?

The Rio Paralympics were a terrific spectacle full of tremendous stories of courage, triumph over adversity and sporting excellence. But among all the heartwarming stories, let’s make sure we remember that last point — sporting excellence.

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LIAM PITCHFORD -- "I tried everything, and it was a great atmosphere, but it just wasnt to be", said the Chesterfield table-tennis star after he was eliminated from the mens table tennis singles tournament by the number nine seed at the Olympic Games in Rio.

Olympian Pitchford bids for Rio team glory after singles exit

Olympian Liam Pitchford says he is determined to focus on the team event after his brave bid for individual table tennis glory bit the dust in Rio.

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Pitchford loses out to World no. 13 at Korean Open

Pitchford loses out to World no. 13 at Korean Open

World No 13 Youngsik Jeoung was too strong for Liam Pitchford at the Korean Open.

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