Tough opening day for Oceania

Australia and New Zealand have both failed to post a win on the opening day of action at the 2017 ITTF World Junior Championships in Riva del Garda, Italy. The New Zealand girls went down 3-0 in their matches against Egypt and Germany. The Australian girls also couldn’t post a win in their matches against […]

Nicholas Lum is hopeful for strong performance at World Cadet Challenge

Australia’s Nicholas Lum has been finding his feet in Suva as Team Hopes attended a training camp in Fiji’s capital in preparation for the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge (WCC). Nicholas was selected for the World Hopes Team after his performance at the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Week & Challenge in Luxembourg back in August, where he […]

Townsend makes cadet comeback for Team Oceania

Australia’s Kane Townsend has headed to Suva to be a sparring partner for Team Oceania’s preparation training camp for the 2017 World Cadet Challenge (WCC). One of the region’s top senior athletes, Kane himself was a member of Team Oceania when he competed in the 2008 World Cadet Challenge in Sweden. The WCC is a unique […]

Sue Bin Oh looks for successful return to Suva

Australia’s Sue Bin Oh is back in Suva this week as Oceania’s best cadets assemble for the 2017 World Cadet Challenge in Fiji. Earlier in the year the Aussie was in Fiji’s capital for the ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships, earning herself a silver medal in the Cadet Girls’ Singles and a ticket back to Suva as […]

Jiayi Zhou is in form heading to Suva

New Zealand’s Jiayi Zhou will be heading to Fiji for the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge as the region’s leading player. Jiayi is the current Oceania Under 15 Girls’ Singles Champion, and at only fourteen years old, the Kiwi will have the chance to defend her title next year. Jiayi was dominant in Suva during […]