Vanuatu hosts Basic Umpire Course

ITTF-Oceania Technical Director Graeme Ireland was recently in Port Vila, Vanuatu.  His main purpose for the visit was as Technical Delegate for the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in December, to observe the preparations for the table tennis event at the Games. “The venue we will be using is still a construction site but looks very […]

Nicholas Lum wins bronze at World Hopes Challenge

Australia’s Nicholas Lum has won bronze at the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Challenge in Luxembourg. Lum went through the qualification group stage undefeated, winning all his matches in straight games. Despite losing his semi-final matchup to eventual gold medalist Navid Shams (IRI), Lum was able to notch up the win in the bronze medal playoff against […]

Aussies look for selection at World Hopes Challenge

Australian duo Hannah Green and Nicholas Lum are currently in Luxembourg representing the Oceania region at the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Week & Challenge. With the training component coming to an end, the Aussies now look to compete in the World Hopes Challenge event. The competition will see 16 boys and 16 girls from 22 […]

Flying the flag for Vanuatu

The Opening Ceremony to the Olympic Games is one of the biggest celebrations on Earth. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe tune in live to see the biggest sporting event in the world get underway. It simultatenously shows the uniqueness of the host country, while reminding us of our shared values as a […]

Get to know Nicholas Lum

Australia’s Nicholas Lum is currently in Luxembourg, representing Oceania at the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Week & Challenge. Lum earned his spot at the event when he went undefeated at the 2017 ITTF-Oceania Hopes Week & Challenge in April. ITTF Education & Training sat down with the rising star to find out a little bit more […]