Newly Qualified Kirbati Umpires, Immediate Opportunity to Put Theory into Practice

Home for the 2015 Oceania Challenge staged on Tuesday 12th May; prior to the tournament commencing, Tarawa, the capital of the central Pacific island of Kiribati, was also the host for a Basic Certified Umpires Course. Organised under the auspices of the ITTF Development Programme, the expert on duty to conduct matters was Australia’s Dave […]

Eye on the Future, Auckland Home for the 2015 ITTF Hopes Week and Challenge

Situated in the north island of New Zealand, Auckland is the current home for the 2015 ITTF-Oceania Hopes Week and Challenge. Proceedings commenced on Tuesday 7th April and will conclude on Sunday 12th April, the first four days being allocated to a Training Camp, the last two reserved for the Challenge Tournament. The Head Coach, […]

Looking Ahead, Yap Makes First Steps to Host Micronesian Games

Located in the Western Pacific Ocean the states of Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae form the Federated States of Micronesia; in 2018 Yap will host the Micronesian Games with table tennis being one of the sports on offer. In addition to Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae; the Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, and Palau will participate […]

Encourage Friendship and Fun, Ladies Night Staged in New Caledonia

Staged on Monday 9th March, the New Caledonia Table Tennis Association in liaison with the Oceania Table Tennis Federation hosted a “Ladies Night” to encourage more women to become involved in the sport. Organised by Cathy Gauthier, the Women’s Co-ordinator for both the New Caledonia Table Tennis Association and the Oceania Table Tennis Federation, the […]

Course Conductor Education and Training Camp Next on Menu in Fiji

An ITTF/PTT Level One Coach Education Course completed successfully Fiji; next on the agenda for Michael Brown, the Oceania Development Officer, was to conduct Course Conductor Training and a Training Camp. Supported throughout by Olympic Solidarity, matters commenced on Tuesday 20th January and are scheduled to conclude on Monday 26th January. In addition, an Oceania […]