Flashback to gold; 15 years since Li Chunli conquered the Commonwealth

“I thought I could be the champion.” Li Chunli That thought became reality on the 4th of August 2002. It is 15 years to the day since New Zealand’s Li Chunli won Gold in the Women’s Singles at the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games. Ranked No.45 in the world at the time, Li defeated the No.1 seed […]

Dhooria falls short in Hong Kong

Australia’s Rohan Dhooria has fallen just short of a medal in the Junior Boys’ Team Event at the ITTF Hang Seng Hong Kong Junior & Cadet Open. Dhooria’s Mixed Team was knocked out by an in form Chinese Taipei, who secured the match 3-0. There was some consolation for Dhooria who was able to put a […]

Maindraw for Dhooria’s Mixed Team

It was a busy schedule for the two Australians competing at the ITTF Hang Seng Hong Kong Junior & Cadet Open. Both Rohan Dhooria and Parleen Kuar were put through their paces with five teams matches between them on the opening day of action. Dhooria and his international compatriots in the Mixed Team were able to […]

Second silver for Sam

Sam Von Einem has pocketed his second silver medal at the Korea PTT Open in Mungyeong. Von Einem and partner Kemal Gayfullin (RUS) cruised through to the final of the Class 11 Men’s Teams, with neither dropping a match. Unfortunately in the final the pair went down 2-1 to home team Korea Republic. The only […]

Von Einem looking for upgrade in Korea

The team events got underway yesterday at the Korea PTT Open in Mungyeong, with Australia in action of the Oceania region. With a successful singles campaign behind the green and gold contingent were looking to keep the ball rolling. Leading the Aussie charge is Sam Von Einem, who looks keen to upgrade his silver medal from […]