Phil Males elected Chairman of Table Tennis Australia

Phil Males has been elected Chairman of Table Tennis Australia (TTA) following the resignation of Will Goodier on the 27th of March 2017. Will Goodier served for almost 12 years as Chairman of TTA. An Oceania stalwart, Phil Males has held the position of Administration Officer for ITTF-Oceania for more than two decades. He is also […]

One medal missing for Kane

After finishing his studies last year majoring in Pure Mathematics at the University of Sydney, Australian Kane Townsend jumped on a plane and moved to train full-time in Tokyo, Japan. “I’m living in Japan preparing for the ITTF-Oceania Cup, the World Table Tennis Championships and the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.” With the ITTF-Oceania Cup […]

2017 ITTF-Oceania Hopes Week & Challenge

The 2017 ITTF-Oceania Hopes Week & Challenge is currently underway in Tweed Heads, Australia. While the region has been hit with the worst floods it’s seen in over fifty years, the young table tennis players have braced the weather and are making sure to benefit from everything the week has to offer. Training sessions and […]

Shang Kun in Oceania?

There is speculation that long time Chinese national team member Shang Kun could be moving to the Oceania region very soon. After being unable to secure a place in China’s team for the Liebherr 2017 World Table Tennis Championships, Shang is looking to leave the national squad. With his table tennis career ending, Shang has […]

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 […]