Universiade teams wrap-up

The 29th Summer Universiade is currently underway in Taipei and the Team’s Event has come to an end. Australia’s men’s team proved the most successful coming within a whisker of progressing to the main draw. In their first match they came up against Korea Republic. It was a 3-0 loss, however, Kane Townsend was able to […]

ITTF-Oceania seeks High Performance Officer

ITTF-Oceania is the governing body for the sport of Table Tennis within the Oceania region, and is a continental federation affiliated to the International Table Tennis Federation. ITTF-Oceania has 24 member associations, and is the sport with the largest membership within the Oceania region. The High Performance Officer is a newly created, full-time position following […]

Vanuatu hosts Basic Umpire Course

ITTF-Oceania Technical Director Graeme Ireland was recently in Port Vila, Vanuatu.  His main purpose for the visit was as Technical Delegate for the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in December, to observe the preparations for the table tennis event at the Games. “The venue we will be using is still a construction site but looks very […]

Nicholas Lum wins bronze at World Hopes Challenge

Australia’s Nicholas Lum has won bronze at the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Challenge in Luxembourg. Lum went through the qualification group stage undefeated, winning all his matches in straight games. Despite losing his semi-final matchup to eventual gold medalist Navid Shams (IRI), Lum was able to notch up the win in the bronze medal playoff against […]

Aussies look for selection at World Hopes Challenge

Australian duo Hannah Green and Nicholas Lum are currently in Luxembourg representing the Oceania region at the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Week & Challenge. With the training component coming to an end, the Aussies now look to compete in the World Hopes Challenge event. The competition will see 16 boys and 16 girls from 22 […]