Don’t jump to conclusions; early surprises in Bendigo

Fiji’s Grace Yee caused the biggest upset this morning in Bendigo at the ITTF-Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualification Tournament as she toppled the top seed in the opening round. Yee surprised the home crowd as she defeated Australia’s Matilda Alexandersson 4-2. The Fijian held her ground and stayed close to the table. Yee’s short pimple backhand […]

Once in a lifetime

For the athletes heading to Bendigo for the ITTF-Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, they are about to have a once in a lifetime experience. This will be their one and only shot at playing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG). The age restrictions ensure that you will only get to step up to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sue Bin Oh looks for successful return 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 […]