PNG Open Championships

The PNG Open Championships were held from 9-10 September, with a successful turnout across junior, PTT, and Open events. Top prizes went to Geoffrey Loi and Idau Chris, who took out the Open Men’s and Women’s Singles respectively. A busy twelve months is ahead for the Oceania region, with numerous international events on the horizon. As […]

Te Runga table tennis winners found

Te Runga, the multi-sports national games of Kiribati, was recently held with Nooa Takooa and Matita Korimai winning the Men’s and Women’s Singles titles respectively. Both had to see off past cadet stars to take the top prize. In the final of the Men’s Singles Takooa defeated Tauramoa Miita, a member of Team Oceania at the 2015 […]

Australians selected for ITTF-Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualification

Australia has selected its representatives for the 2017 ITTF Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualification Tournament after holding an Australian qualification event over the weekend. Matilda Alexandersson and Michelle Wu have qualified in the girls, while Mateo Dvorani and Benjamin Gould have been selected in the boys. Matilda Alexandersson dropped one of her opening matches, but the […]

Arnaud and Bouteille keep New Caledonia titles on home soil

New Caledonia’s Gilles Arnaud and Ornella Bouteille have won the Men’s and Women’s Singles titles respectively at the 2017 New Caledonia Open, both defeating rising junior stars in the final. In the Women’s Singles, Bouteille saw off up and coming Lorie La in a marathon seven game encounter, coming from 0-2 down to take the […]

Australian 2017 National Junior Championships

Yiming Xu and Holly Nicolas have taken the Under 18 Singles titles at the Australian 2017 National Junior Championships. On both occasions the match went the full seven games distance, with the winner coming from behind to take gold. In the Boys’ Singles final, Benjamin Gould got off to a flying start, leading three games to one. […]