Nouméa Follows Auckland on National Hopes Week Programme

A National Hopes Week, completed successfully in the New Zealand city of Auckland, next on the schedule for Georg Silberschmidt was to conduct a similar venture the following week in New Caledonia. Home for the proceedings was the Jean Noyant Table Tennis Club in the capital city of Nouméa for another gathering that proved outstandingly […]

Auckland Again Proves Ideal Home, Now at Opposite End of Age Spectrum

Situated in New Zealand’s north island, Auckland proved an excellent home for the World Veteran Championships earlier this year in May; now some five months later the city has proved an equally fine host for players at the other extreme of the age spectrum. The Cathay Pacific Auckland Table Tennis Stadium, an ITTF Hot Spot […]

Five International Umpires Announced, first from Pacific Islands, and all from New Caledonia

The New Caledonia URC is proud to welcome the first 5 international umpires in its country. After a course conducted by Patrick Gillmann under the special responsibility of Graeme Ireland, 5 of the 7 candidates were successful. New Caledonia is the 1st Pacific Island in Oceania to welcome International Umpires. Until now only Australia and […]

Major Step forward in Palau, Ministry of Education Supports Olympic Solidarity Course

Located in the Western Pacific Ocean, Palau was the home for an ITTF/PTT Level One Coaches Course from Thursday 18th to Friday 26th September 2014. Organised under the auspices of the ITTF Development Programme and with the support of Olympic Solidarity, the expert on duty was Michael Brown, the Development Officer for the Oceania Table […]

Revival in Samoa, Olympic Solidarity Course Kindles Interest

Located in the South Pacific Ocean, Samoa was the recent home for an Olympic Solidarity Technical Course; the itinerary commenced on Sunday 7th September and concluded one week later one week later on Sunday 14th September. Organised under the auspices of the ITTF Development Programme and with the support of the support of the Samoa […]