Tahiti excited as they head to Düsseldorf

Tahiti will be competing at a World Championships for the first time, as the largest island in French Polynesia makes their way to Düsseldorf for the Liebherr 2017 World Table Tennis Championships. Long time Oceania stalwart, Ocean Belrose, is making a return to international competition. “I am really excited to play and participate to the […]

Underdogs from Down Under

from ITTF.com Australia defines itself as a sporting nation. It’s almost un-Australian to not love sport, the green and gold uniform and the boxing kangaroo. But table tennis isn’t exactly on the radar for most Aussies. Playing table tennis in Australia is like being part of an underground club. Everyone has a hit and giggle of […]

Position Vacant: Events Officer

Position Vacant: Events 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 Events Officer is a newly created, […]

Bronze for Australia

Australia’s Class 11 team have won bronze at the first ever ITTF Para Table Tennis World Team Championships. Sam Von Einem and Rory Carroll had defeated Japan in their opening match to ensure a place on the podium. But it was two close calls that followed for the team, going down to both France and Hong […]

Up and down day for Australia at World Para Team Championships

Team Australia had a mixed first day at the 2017 Para Table Tennis World Team Championships in Bratislava. The Class 11 team of Sam Von Einem and Rory Carroll got off to a perfect start taking down Japan 2-0. In the opening doubles match the pair kept things under control, only dropping game, winning 3-1 […]