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Oceania | Nicholas Lum is hopeful for strong performance at World Cadet Challenge

Australia’s Nicholas Lum has been finding his feet in Suva as Team Hopes attended a training camp in Fiji’s capital in preparation for the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge (WCC). Nicholas was selected for the World Hopes Team after his performance at the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Week & Challenge in Luxembourg back in August, where he […]...
 

Oceania | Townsend makes cadet comeback for Team Oceania

Australia’s Kane Townsend has headed to Suva to be a sparring partner for Team Oceania’s preparation training camp for the 2017 World Cadet Challenge (WCC). One of the region’s top senior athletes, Kane himself was a member of Team Oceania when he competed in the 2008 World Cadet Challenge in Sweden. The WCC is a unique […]...
 

Oceania | Sue Bin heads back to Suva

Australia’s Sue Bin Oh is back in Suva this week as Oceania’s best cadets assemble for the 2017 World Cadet Challenge in Fiji. Earlier in the year the Aussie was in Fiji’s capital for the ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships, earning herself a silver medal in the Cadet Girls’ Singles and a ticket back to Suva as […]...
 

Oceania | Patrick Wuertz appointed High Performance Officer

ITTF-Oceania is pleased to announce that Patrick Wuertz has been appointed High Performance Officer. Patrick will be responsible for providing clear pathways for players, coaches, officials and administrators to transition from community sport in to high performance structures. “I am very excited to be part of the ITTF-Oceania team and to work with the National […]...
 

Oceania | Jiayi Zhou is in form heading Suva

New Zealand’s Jiayi Zhou will be heading to Fiji for the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge as the region’s leading player. Jiayi is the current Oceania Under 15 Girls’ Singles Champion, and at only fourteen years old, the Kiwi will have the chance to defend her title next year. Jiayi was dominant in Suva during […]...
 

Oceania | 2018 ITTF-Oceania Cup Points List

The race is on to qualify for the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Cup. Just two events, the New Zealand Open and the Pacific Mini Games, are left for the region’s best players to notch up the points to secure their ticket. In the Women’s List, Jian Fang Lay heads the field and is well out in front. […]...
 

Oceania | Ronan Aubry; spirit and style

Ronan Aubry will be New Caledonia’s representative in Team Oceania’s boys lineup for the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge that kicks off in Suva, Fiji on the 21st of October. Ronan was born in Dunkerque, France, but now resides in Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia. The rising start first started playing table tennis five […]...
 

Oceania | Story of Change; Peniasi Rawaidranu

Name: Peniasi Rawaidranu Age: 35 Gender: Male Country: Fiji Island Disability: Spinal Injury When & how did you first become involved with the Smash Down Barriers Program and Para Table Tennis? This year in March. Why do you play table tennis? Do you play any other sports? I play table tennis because it’s my first time […]...
 

Oceania | Finn Luu looks to step things up in Suva

Australia’s Finn Luu will be leading Team Oceania’s charge at the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge, which gets underway in Suva, Fiji next month. Finn secured his position in the team after  becoming gold medallist in the Cadet Boys’ Singles at this year’s ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships. As Australia’s top cadet, he has been playing table tennis […]...
 

Oceania | PNG Open Championships

The PNG Open Championships were held from 9-10 September, with a successful turnout across junior, PTT, and Open events. Top prizes went to Geoffrey Loi and Idau Chris, who took out the Open Men’s and Women’s Singles respectively. A busy twelve months is ahead for the Oceania region, with numerous international events on the horizon. As […]...
 

Oceania | Table tennis a favourite during Mango Tree Centre’s Sports Week

Table Tennis was the highlight of Mango Tree Centre‘s Sports Week in Tonga during the week of August 21– 26..  A wide selection of sports were organised and run by the Centre, with students, guests and staff all taking part. “All the sports were stationed in different areas of the Centre and table tennis was among the favourites […]...
 

Oceania | Momoko’s mission in Kiribati

Kiribati has a new arrival calling the island home. As part of a program run by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Momoko Washitsuka is dedicating two years to growing table tennis in Kiribati. JICA’s mission statement is to forge bonds of trust across the world, aspiring for a free, peaceful and prosperous world where people […]...
 

Oceania | TT Technician: Defying gravity

The defensive player is a rare breed. Some of us love playing them. Some of us hate it. And unless your a defender yourself, one thing is for sure, you’re going to be looping. A lot. When it comes to looping against heavy backspin there are a lot of ideas out there. But there is one piece […]...
 

Oceania | Te Runga table tennis winners found

Te Runga, the multi-sports national games of Kiribati, was recently held with Nooa Takooa and Matita Korimai winning the Men’s and Women’s Singles titles respectively. Both had to see off past cadet stars to take the top prize. In the final of the Men’s Singles Takooa defeated Tauramoa Miita, a member of Team Oceania at the 2015 […]...
 

Oceania | Sam’s stay benefits youngsters

by Greg Fox While on a recent family holiday to the Gold Coast, Paralympic athlete Sam Von Einem took time out to promote table tennis to local youngsters. Von Einem, from Adelaide, attended the Gold Coast Rec & Sport Disabilities Session and the Junior Training Program at Gold Coast Table Tennis Association and put on […]...
 

Oceania | TT Technician: A defence of no spin serves

Everyone loves serving their opponent off. That little kick to your ego when you send a heavy backspin ball and the opponent pushes in to the net. It’s an omnipotent, godlike feeling. But what about those of us who don’t have magician serves or elastic wrists? Well how about serving without spin? Some think it’s only […]...
 

Oceania | Wagner and Zugbrücke Grenzau make table tennis gear donation

Dirk Wagner and the Butterfly TT School Zugbrücke Grenzau in Germany has donated a bag of table tennis shirts and shorts for the Pacific Islands. “In our society we forget too often how lucky we are and take things for granted. It is therefore a pleasure for me to share some of our spare Butterfly equipment […]...
 

Oceania | Glenn Tepper; from Oceania to the World

ITTF Deputy CEO Glenn Tepper recently announced that he would be stepping down from his role at the end of 2017 after 19 years of working with the federation. The Australian has had a significant impact on table tennis around the world during his time at ITTF, but it is Oceania in particular that owes […]...
 

Oceania | Oceania athletes move up in September World Rankings

The September World Ranking list has been published and it has been a good month for Oceania athletes. Jian Fang Lay is the region’s top athlete sitting at no.106 in the women’s ranking list. It will take some effort to catch her with compatriot Jee Minhyung, previously unranked, following her in the list at no.251, […]...
 

Oceania | Daniela Di Toro elected Vice Chairperson of APC Athlete Commission

The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has established an Athlete Commission with the aim of giving more power to athletes in deciding the direction of Paralympic sport within Australia. Australian table tennis representative, six-time Paralympian, and co-captain of the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team, Daniela Di Toro, was elected as Vice Chairperson of the APC Athlete Commission. “It […]...