Sport faces a ‘new normal’ post pandemic, says TuksSport Acting Director
Posted on May 07, 2020
The ability to think outside the box is going to be crucial for every administrator who hopes to help revive the sporting industry in South Africa after the coronavirus pandemic, says TuksSport Acting Director Toby Sutcliffe.
Sheryl Botes, currently the Head Coach of the SAFA Girls Soccer Academy based at the HPC appointed CAF Woman Instructor of Instructors
Posted on April 24, 2020
Former head coach of the South African U-20 Women’s National Team (Basetsana), Sheryl Botes, and currently the Head Coach of the SAFA Girls Soccer Academy based at the High Performance Centre (HPC), in Pretoria has been appointed a CAF Instructor.
#UPYourSportingGame: Sport psychologist encourages athletes not to forego on their dreams during lockdown
Posted on April 07, 2020
One of the dire consequences of the coronavirus pandemic is that hardly a day has gone by that a major international sports event has not been cancelled or postponed.
#TuksAthletics: Simbine aims to be fast each time he races
Posted on March 16, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak is having a severe impact on the international sports scene.
Still, for now, it is business as usual for Akani Simbine (Adidas-Tuks). He is only focussed on being fast. Yesterday morning during the Gauteng North Championships at Tuks he won his 100-meter heat in a time...
#TuksRowing: SA rowers quest to qualify for the Tokyo Games is only starting
Posted on February 28, 2020
One boat, two spots but four contenders is the challenge South Africa's foremost men's rowers face who are hoping to compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
#TuksSquash: Tuks women win the Northerns Squash Blitz League
Posted on February 26, 2020
Tuks's women's squash team bagged their first title for the season when they won the Northerns Blitz League.
#TuksAthletics: Othaniel Phahlane makes a heroic comeback to win Bestmed-Tuks 42km
Posted on February 17, 2020
Othaniel Phahlane proved on Saturday with his victory in the Bestmed-Tuks Marathon that good things happen to those who can persevere.
#TuksAthletics: At 88 years Larkin is not slowing down at all
Posted on February 17, 2020
When you are 88 years old, it might seem a good idea to slow down a bit in life, but not if you are Deidre Larkin, she is still challenging the stopwatch every weekend.
TuksSport High School sprinters dominate Twizza Super School Grand Finale
Posted on February 04, 2020
The male sprinters of the TuksSport High School dominated during the Twizza Super School Series Grand Finale winning no less than five gold medals.
TuksSport High School sprinter the one to beat during Twizza Grand Finale
Posted on January 31, 2020
Whoever beats Thabang Hlohlo (TuksSport High School) tomorrow in the 100 metres during the Twizza Super School Series Grand Finale at Tuks can definitely claim to be one of the fastest schoolboy sprinters in South Africa.
#TuksAthletics: Mokoka will be the one to beat during the Bestmed Tuks Marathon
Posted on January 30, 2020
The one thing that will be a done deal on 15 February when Gauteng's top long-distance athletes line up to race the Bestmed Tuks Marathon is that Stephen Mokoka will be on the starters line on time.
TuksSport: UP sprinter Simbine and coach Prinsloo celebrate 10 years of challenging the stopwatch
Posted on January 26, 2020
What began with an advert in a community newspaper has turned into an exciting journey for South Africa's foremost sprinter, Akani Simbine, and his coach, Werner Prinsloo.
MEDIA RELEASE: WADA 2020 LIST OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES AND METHODS NOW IN FORCE
Posted on January 09, 2020
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces that its 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List), which was first published on 30 September 2019, entered into force on 1 January.
#TuksTennis: Venter’s international wheelchair tennis ranking improved dramatically
Posted on December 03, 2019
The Tuks based wheelchair tennis player, Mariska Venter, is not lying when she claims to be now twice as good a player as she was in January.
#TuksSquash: Squash coaches at Tuks strive to make a difference
Posted on November 29, 2019
The TuksSquash head of the programme, Liz Mackenzie, has already been at it for 30 years. She is still as fervent as the first day she started coaching.
#TuksTennis: Tuks hopes to at long last win USSA Tennis Tournament
Posted on November 20, 2019
The TuksTennis team is hoping it will be third time lucky when they compete next month in the USSA Tournament in Stellenbosch.
#TuksJudo: Tuks judoka wins African Open Judo Championship
Posted on November 17, 2019
The Tuks judoka Unelle Snyman had a significant breakthrough over the weekend when she won a gold medal at the African Open Judo Championship in Dakar.
TuksSport High School judo star (17) wins gold in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Posted on November 12, 2019
There’s no secret any more as to what TuksSport High School judo star Thomas Breytenbach’s favourite pastime is: He likes to win medals during international judo tournaments.
#TuksTennis: SA wheelchair tennis players win 6 tournaments in 12 days
Posted on November 12, 2019
Donald Ramphadi, Evans Maripa and Mariska Venter bagged six titles in the last 12 days. They are part of the recently announced Tennis South Africa (TSA) and TuksSport high-performance programme.
UP swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker named SA Sports Star of the Year
Posted on November 14, 2019
University of Pretoria TuksSport swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker won the South African Sports Star of the Year award as well as the South African Sportswoman of the Year award at the SA Sport Awards in Durban recently.