Sport & Athletics News

  • Tuks athletes score abroad and at home

    Posted on July 18, 2019

    UP athletes excelled at the World Student Games in Italy, and closer to home, with Olympic qualifications, new records and a tournament win among the highlights.

  • #UPAlumni: Oldest Epic finisher does not know the meaning of quitting

    Posted on March 27, 2019

    “It is not about how many times you fall down, but how many times you get back up.” The Tuks alumni, Dr Gustav Joyce, got to experience the true meaning of what the late USA president, Abraham Lincoln, meant when he uttered his famous words. However, it was not through choice.

  • UP-Tuks men's and women's sevens rugby teams soar

    Posted on October 12, 2018

    The UP-Tuks men’s sevens rugby team shone by winning the Varsity Tournament for the first time, beating the University of Johannesburg (UJ), 19-14; while the Delta Drone TuksWomensRugby7’s team won the Munchen Oktoberfest Tournament for the second consecutive year.

  • #TuksHockey: Tuks beat Maties to lift Varsity Hockey trophy

    Posted on May 22, 2018

    The University of Pretoria stunned Stellenbosch University when they beat them 5-0 in the Varsity Hockey final at the Maties Astro on Monday evening.

  • 2017 TuksSport Colours and Awards

    Posted on October 24, 2017

    In 2017 the University of Pretoria successfully elevated the standard of university sports by winning six of the Varsity Sport Cup Competitions and nine of the USSA Tournaments. On 18 October 2017, a total of 368 athletes and officials were honoured at the TuksSport Colours and Awards ceremony in...

  • #TuksSport at the forefront of sporting excellence

    Posted on October 17, 2017

    In 2017, the University of Pretoria has raised the standard of university sport to a new level, winning six of the Varsity competitions and nine of the University Sports South Africa (USSA) tournaments.

  • #TuksRowing: SA's McCann wins World Champs gold

    Posted on October 02, 2017

    Tuks/hpc rower Kirsten McCann won the lightweight women's single sculls race in Sarasota, Florida by out-rowing Marieke Keijser (Netherlands) to win by a boat length, or to be more precise by more than two seconds.

  • #TuksFootball: UP-Tuks beat TUT 2–0 to claim 2017 Varsity Football title

    Posted on September 29, 2017

    UP-Tuks were relentless in their pursuit of the Varsity Football title at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) on Thursday night, resulting in a 2–0 victory over defending champions TUT.

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