Tauramoa Miita’s journey

Follow the inspiring story of Tauramoa Miita as he brings us into his daily journey to become a table tennis player. Tauramoa comes from Kiribati, a country facing troubles with rising sea levels, and has gone on to represent his country at the ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships, and also the 2015 ITTF World Cadet Challenge. He […]

Wallis and Futuna holds ITTF Development Week

Wallis and Futuna, located an hour away from Fiji, has a population of just 12,000 people, and although rugby and volleyball are two of the most popular sports on the islands, they may have some competition soon. A year ago they discovered table tennis and since then its popularity has been on the rise. Helping to […]

Again Focus on Guam, Over Two Thousand Children Attend Coach

Hosts for the ITTF World Cadet Challenge in October and November 2012, when Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and the First Lady, Christine Calvo, declared table tennis to be the focus of the month; more recently the western Pacific island of Guam was the home for a visit by Australia’s Brett Clarke. Organised under the auspices […]

Wholehearted Approach, Successful Course the Outcome in Tuvalu

Appreciated by all present, a Basic Certified Umpire course was the recent subject in focus in Funafuti, the capital of the remote Pacific nation of Tuvalu. Organised under the direction of the ITTF Development Programme and backed by Olympic Solidarity, the Course Conductor for the initiative in the islands situated approximately half way between Australia […]

Quiet and Calm, Tonga Awakes to Women’s Development Course

A peaceful, small, friendly island in the South Pacific, famous for being a paradise conducive to rest and relaxation; from Wednesday 9th to Wednesday 16th December, Tonga was a place of hard work, learning, dedication and commitment. Organised under the direction of the ITTF Development Programme, participants took part in an ITTF funded Women’s Development […]