Bid applications open for 2018 ITTF-Oceania Hopes Week & Challenge

Bid applications are now open for the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Hopes Week & Challenge. The 2018 ITTF-Oceania Hopes Week & Challenge will play an integral part in the pathway towards the ITTF World Hopes Week & Challenge. The event will include a five-day training camp, and coach education seminars, and finish with a one-day competition. The […]

The Rio Downswing

There has been lot of hullabaloo surrounding Team China online, with many claiming they are having a lull in their recent performances on the World Tour. But is it for a good reason? We are more than one year on from the Rio Olympic Games and and if you peruse the figures, it does look […]

Don’t jump to conclusions; early surprises in Bendigo

Fiji’s Grace Yee caused the biggest upset this morning in Bendigo at the ITTF-Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualification Tournament as she toppled the top seed in the opening round. Yee surprised the home crowd as she defeated Australia’s Matilda Alexandersson 4-2. The Fijian held her ground and stayed close to the table. Yee’s short pimple backhand […]

Once in a lifetime

For the athletes heading to Bendigo for the ITTF-Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, they are about to have a once in a lifetime experience. This will be their one and only shot at playing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG). The age restrictions ensure that you will only get to step up to the […]

Nicholas Lum is hopeful for strong performance at World Cadet Challenge

Australia’s Nicholas Lum has been finding his feet in Suva as Team Hopes attended a training camp in Fiji’s capital in preparation for the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge (WCC). Nicholas was selected for the World Hopes Team after his performance at the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Week & Challenge in Luxembourg back in August, where he […]