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Gilles De Gouy (TAH) Appointed Tennis Director at St. Kentigern’s College, Auckland

Pacific Oceania Fed Cup Captain, Gilles De Gouy (TAH) has been appointed The Tennis Director at St. Kentigern’s College, https://www.saintkentigern.com/ Auckland effective 2021. He replaces long serving Tennis Director, Peter Langsford who is retiring. Saint Kentigern College opened in 1953

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Barry McMillan Awarded “The ITF Services to the Game” Award.

At The ITF AGM, held virtually, on Saturday 21st November, Barry McMillan (AUS) was awarded the ITF “Services to the Game” Award. From the inception of the OTF in 1993 and over the intervening period to 2019, Barry held 2

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ITF Regional Coaches Conference

Registration is now open for the ITF Regional Coaches Conferences by BNP Paribas, with a number of top international players, former players and experts in coaching already confirmed to speak at the events.  The conference is designed to provide an education forum

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2nd JTI Co-Ordinator’s Call A Success

The 2nd Pacific Oceania JTI Co-Ordinator’s Call was held on Tuesday 10th November and was attended by 7 Nations (American Samoa, Guam, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu). This was hosted by Gary Purcell (ITF Development

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OCEANIA TENNIS FEDERATION – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2021

Notice is hereby given that the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Oceania Tennis Federation will be held virtually by Zoom on: Sunday 14th March 2021 Commencing at 9:00am (NZ Time) Please diarize this date with further details to follow

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ITF National Assistance Programme Helping Pacific Oceania Nations

Recently the ITF created a National Association Assistance Programme to assist Nations by providing grants for either National Tennis Tournaments, National Junior Tennis Tournaments, National Coaches’ Workshops and National Officials’ Workshops. Details of the Programme can be accessed here The

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Pacific Mini Games in Saipan Deferred from 2021 to 2022

The Pacific Games Council have advised that, in light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, the 11th Pacific Mini Games originally scheduled for 2021 have now been deferred to the 17th-25th June 2022.

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ITF and World Academy of Sport Offer Athlete Scholarships to National Associations

The ITF has today announced a partnership with the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) to offer educational and personal development opportunities for junior players. WAoS has created a significant scholarship programme which includes 100 WAoS Athlete Certificate scholarships per ITF

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2020 ITF Virtual Conference and AGM– 20/21 November 2020

The 2020 Virtual ITF Conference & AGM will take place on 20-21 November 2020. To actively participate as an official delegate in the virtual AGM on 21 November and the virtual Finance & Governance webinar on 20 November, you must

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Colin Sinclair (NMI), recipient of a 2020 International Player Grand Slam ® Grant

Colin Sinclair (NMI) is one of 29 players from 22 countries have received 2020 International Player Grand Slam® Grants financed by the Grand Slam Development Fund (GSDF). The programme, now in its fourth year, provides total annual funding of $650,000

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