Queensland Junior Championships 2017

The Queensland Junior Championships came to a conclusion yesterday in Mackay, with the state’s best junior players all out in action. It was an intense three days of table tennis, with a jam packed schedule of teams and individuals being held. On top of this the age groups went from Under 18 down to Under […]

Masters Games; what’s in a name?

Auckland, New Zealand is hosting the World Masters Games and it has brought with it a bit of personality. Most often, table tennis teams have nations, cities or states for their name. But the Masters Games has provided an opportunity for the kind of creative nomenclature that is usually reserved for your local pennant. We will […]

World Masters Games gets underway in Auckland

The World Masters Games got underway today in Auckland, New Zealand, with table tennis one of the 28 sports on offer. The international multisport event is the largest in the world with 28,000 registered athletes, supporters and officials from 100 countries globally. The table tennis divisions range from 30+ to 80+ years of age, with […]

Umpire and referee courses a success in Suva

by Stephen Gillespie and Wade Townsend from ITTF.com A successful ITTF National Umpire’s Course was conducted in Suva, Fiji on the 10th of April 2017. Under the guidance of course presenter Stephen Gillespie (AUS), eight of the nine participants passed the course. All the attendees had previously passed an ITTF Basic Certified Umpires Course. The […]

Team PNG featured on EMTV

Team Papua New Guinea was featured on EMTV on their return home from the Oceania Junior Championships and ITTF-Ocenia Cup. It was a breakthrough event for the team, winning medals in the Junior Championships for the first time. There was also the standout performance of Geoffrey Loi in the ITTF-Oceania Cup. The junior was able […]