Once in a lifetime

For the athletes heading to Bendigo for the ITTF-Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, they are about to have a once in a lifetime experience. This will be their one and only shot at playing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG). The age restrictions ensure that you will only get to step up to the […]

Flying the flag for Vanuatu

The Opening Ceremony to the Olympic Games is one of the biggest celebrations on Earth. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe tune in live to see the biggest sporting event in the world get underway. It simultatenously shows the uniqueness of the host country, while reminding us of our shared values as a […]

Day 8 – London 2012 Olympic Games

The second half, in the first round, of the Men’s Team Event saw Australia face Commonwealth rivals Singapore. Following the results from the singles event, Australia were looking to gain some more wins against higher ranked athletes. Australia (Robert Frank, Justin Han and William Henzell) started as underdogs against the Commonwealth Games Gold Medallists – […]

Day 7 – London 2012 Olympic Games

With the Singles Events won, and the medal ceremonies completed, it was time for the Team’s Events to commence. Oceania has one team competing in both the Men’s Team Event and Women’s Team Event. Australia qualified as the representative following their results at the 2012 World Table Tennis Team Championships.┬áThe Team Event is a straight […]

London 2012 Olympic Games – Singles Titles to China

The Singles Events at the London 2012 Olympic Games have been played, and new champions have been crowned. In the Women’s Singles event, the Asian countries of China, Singapore, Japan and Korea continued to display why they are the best in the world.   The Bronze Medal Match saw a showdown between Kasumi Ishikawa (JPN) […]