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 […]

Vanuatu hosts Basic Umpire Course

ITTF-Oceania Technical Director Graeme Ireland was recently in Port Vila, Vanuatu. ┬áHis 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 […]

Suva stages para classification seminar

Earlier this year a para classification seminar was held concurrently with the 2017 Oceania Para Championships over five days from the 10-15 of April in Suva, Fiji. Dr Sheng Wu was the presenter for the course. Dr Wu guided participants through the key theoretical concepts of classification over the first two days of the seminar, […]

Is Mohamed Gharib heading back to Fiji?

Former Fiji Table Tennis Association coach Mohamed Gharib could soon be heading back to Fiji on a long term basis. Speaking with The Fiji Times, President of the Fiji Table Tennis Association Anthony Ho was hopeful about the possible return of Gharib. “If things go well and we can source out extra funding for next […]

Jake Duffy’s Seamaster ITTF Training Camp experience

Australia’s Jake Duffy recently attended the Seamaster ITTF Training Camp at the China Table Tennis College, and was provide a scholarship through the ITTF-Oceania Development Program to assist in his attendance. Checkout Jake’s experience below as he reports back on what it was like training in China. Introduction The ITTF SeaMaster training camp held in […]