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 […]

Norby Ocampo; focused on his game and Guam

We are now two weeks out from the ITTF-Oceania Para Championships to be held in Fiji and one athlete from Guam is in the midst of his preparations. Norby Ocampo, a para athlete from Guam is currently in training for the region’s biggest event. “I was able to practice twice this week at the gym. […]

Aussies out but not down in Bangkok

With the qualification stage for the ITTF Challenge Thailand Open coming to an end, the Australian duo of Rohan Dhooria and Anthony Zhao were unable to get a win on the board. However, the pair were optimistic in defeat. “It was a good learning experience! It’s also fantastic to see that we are still making […]