The return of Priscila Tommy, Queen of the Pacific

A decade ago Vanuatu’s Priscila Tommy was Queen of the Pacific. In 2007, at just sixteen years of age, Tommy was taking part in the Pacific Games in Apia, Tonga. There the games belonged to Tommy. She kicked off her campaign with a gold medal in the Women’s Team event. Then when it came to the […]

2018 World Junior Table Tennis Championships logo revealed

The official logo for the 2018 ITTF World Junior Championships has been unveiled today as tournament hosts ITTF-Oceania begin to rollout their vision for the international event. The vibrant and dynamic emblem is based on the movement of the table tennis ball and looks to capture the youthful energy the event will bring. The event […]

The Rio Downswing

There has been lot of hullabaloo surrounding Team China online, with many claiming they are having a lull in their recent performances on the World Tour. But is it for a good reason? We are more than one year on from the Rio Olympic Games and and if you peruse the figures, it does look […]

Patrick Wuertz appointed High Performance Officer

ITTF-Oceania is pleased to announce that Patrick Wuertz has been appointed High Performance Officer. Patrick will be responsible for providing clear pathways for players, coaches, officials and administrators to transition from community sport in to high performance structures. “I am very excited to be part of the ITTF-Oceania team and to work with the National […]

TT Technician: A defence of no spin serves

Everyone loves serving their opponent off. That little kick to your ego when you send a heavy backspin ball and the opponent pushes in to the net. It’s an omnipotent, godlike feeling. But what about those of us who don’t have magician serves or elastic wrists? Well how about serving without spin? Some think it’s only […]