Vanina Santino isn’t afraid of the competition

Seventeen year old Vanina Santino from New Caledonia is heading to Fiji in two weeks time, having qualified for both the ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships and the ITTF-Oceania Cup. It’s going to be a busy week for Vanina, competing in both the senior and junior events, but she will definitely benefit from the experience. “During the […]

Norby Ocampo; focused on his game and Guam

We are now two weeks out from the ITTF-Oceania Para Championships to be held in Fiji and one athlete from Guam is in the midst of his preparations. Norby Ocampo, a para athlete from Guam is currently in training for the region’s biggest event. “I was able to practice twice this week at the gym. […]

Aussies out but not down in Bangkok

With the qualification stage for the ITTF Challenge Thailand Open coming to an end, the Australian duo of Rohan Dhooria and Anthony Zhao were unable to get a win on the board. However, the pair were optimistic in defeat. “It was a good learning experience! It’s also fantastic to see that we are still making […]

Australians struggle in Bangkok

Qualification rounds for the ITTF Challenge Thailand Open kicked off yesterday with two Australians in action. Rohan Dhooria was unable to get off the mark in either Men’s or Under 21 Singles, while Anthony Zhao was able to a game on the board against Thailand’s Supakron Pankhaoyoy, however he went down 4-1. Anthony is philosophical […]

Simon Gerada announced as ITTF-Oceania Cup Commentator

ITTF-Oceania is excited to announce that Simon Gerada will be commentator for the 2017 ITTF-Oceania Cup. Gerada, an Oceania champion almost two decades ago, has seen both sides of the court; as an Olympian and as a coach to numerous Australian representatives. Now he has stepped away from the high-performance coaching scene and is looking […]