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Oceania | Momoko’s mission in Kiribati

Kiribati has a new arrival calling the island home. As part of a program run by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Momoko Washitsuka is dedicating two years to growing table tennis in Kiribati. JICA’s mission statement is to forge bonds of trust across the world, aspiring for a free, peaceful and prosperous world where people […]...
 

Oceania | TT Technician: Defying gravity

The defensive player is a rare breed. Some of us love playing them. Some of us hate it. And unless your a defender yourself, one thing is for sure, you’re going to be looping. A lot. When it comes to looping against heavy backspin there are a lot of ideas out there. But there is one piece […]...
 

Oceania | Te Runga table tennis winners found

Te Runga, the multi-sports national games of Kiribati, was recently held with Nooa Takooa and Matita Korimai winning the Men’s and Women’s Singles titles respectively. Both had to see off past cadet stars to take the top prize. In the final of the Men’s Singles Takooa defeated Tauramoa Miita, a member of Team Oceania at the 2015 […]...
 

Oceania | Sam’s stay benefits youngsters

by Greg Fox While on a recent family holiday to the Gold Coast, Paralympic athlete Sam Von Einem took time out to promote table tennis to local youngsters. Von Einem, from Adelaide, attended the Gold Coast Rec & Sport Disabilities Session and the Junior Training Program at Gold Coast Table Tennis Association and put on […]...
 

Oceania | TT Technician: A defence of no spin serves

Everyone loves serving their opponent off. That little kick to your ego when you send a heavy backspin ball and the opponent pushes in to the net. It’s an omnipotent, godlike feeling. But what about those of us who don’t have magician serves or elastic wrists? Well how about serving without spin? Some think it’s only […]...
 

Oceania | Wagner and Zugbrücke Grenzau make table tennis gear donation

Dirk Wagner and the Butterfly TT School Zugbrücke Grenzau in Germany has donated a bag of table tennis shirts and shorts for the Pacific Islands. “In our society we forget too often how lucky we are and take things for granted. It is therefore a pleasure for me to share some of our spare Butterfly equipment […]...
 

Oceania | Glenn Tepper; from Oceania to the World

ITTF Deputy CEO Glenn Tepper recently announced that he would be stepping down from his role at the end of 2017 after 19 years of working with the federation. The Australian has had a significant impact on table tennis around the world during his time at ITTF, but it is Oceania in particular that owes […]...
 

Oceania | Oceania athletes move up in September World Rankings

The September World Ranking list has been published and it has been a good month for Oceania athletes. Jian Fang Lay is the region’s top athlete sitting at no.106 in the women’s ranking list. It will take some effort to catch her with compatriot Jee Minhyung, previously unranked, following her in the list at no.251, […]...
 

Oceania | Daniela Di Toro elected Vice Chairperson of APC Athlete Commission

The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has established an Athlete Commission with the aim of giving more power to athletes in deciding the direction of Paralympic sport within Australia. Australian table tennis representative, six-time Paralympian, and co-captain of the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team, Daniela Di Toro, was elected as Vice Chairperson of the APC Athlete Commission. “It […]...
 

Oceania | Countdown to Suva: Flashback to Guam

Today marks 50 days until Fiji welcomes players from all over the globe for the start of the 2017 World Cadet Challenge. It is the second time that Oceania will be the home for the world’s best under fifteen athletes, after Guam hosted the event five years ago. 2012 was a historic moment for Oceania, […]...
 

Oceania | Universiade Singles and Doubles highlights

The 29th Summer Universiade has come to an end Taipei, with New Zealand making some standout performances in the individual events. Victor Ma and Roger Wang made the biggest showing in the individual events. The duo paired up in the Men’s Doubles to make a deep run.The Kiwi’s progressed to the last 16, with an […]...
 

Oceania | Nicholas Lum’s World Hopes experience

Australia’s Nicholas Lum recently returned from the 2017 World Hopes Week & Challenge. Checkout his experience below in his own words about training under some of the best coaches in the world, winning bronze and gaining selection in the World Hopes team.  This is my first time playing an international tournament outside of Australia. It […]...
 

Oceania | Australians selected for ITTF-Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualification

Australia has selected its representatives for the 2017 ITTF Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualification Tournament after holding an Australian qualification event over the weekend. Matilda Alexandersson and Michelle Wu have qualified in the girls, while Mateo Dvorani and Benjamin Gould have been selected in the boys. Matilda Alexandersson dropped one of her opening matches, but the […]...
 

Oceania | TT Technician: Sister act keep dancing under the spotlight

Not everyone will find themselves playing under the spotlights in front of a crowd like Fiji’s Grace and Sally Yee did at the beginning of 2016 as the pair competed for a spot at the Rio Olympic Games. To start out the match both sisters are bouncing around on their toes. It’s a simple idea, but […]...
 

Oceania | 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 […]...
 

Oceania | 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 […]...
 

Oceania | 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 […]...
 

Oceania | Nicholas Lum wins bronze at World Hopes Challenge

Australia’s Nicholas Lum has won bronze at the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Challenge. 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 Luis Maciel […]...
 

Oceania | 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 […]...
 

Oceania | Flying the flag for Vanuatu

The Opening Ceremony to the Olympic Games is one of the biggest celebrations on Earth. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe tune in live to see the biggest sporting event in the world get underway. It simultatenously shows the uniqueness of the host country, while reminding us of our shared values as a […]...