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.
TuksSport and Tennis SA team up to give wheelchair tennis talent a boost
Posted on October 29, 2019
Donald Ramphadi is considered to be a rising star in international wheelchair quad tennis, but champions need to train, and of late he has been battling to do so.
#TuksRugby: South Africa to host the 2020 MEA Rugby League Championship at Tuks
Posted on October 29, 2019
South Africa have won the bid to host the men’s 2020 Middle East and Africa Championship, which will take place in Pretoria next October. The 2019 version was recently held in Lagos, Nigeria and also involved Cameroon, Ghana and Morocco - the hosts taking the title after defeating Morocco...
#TuksTennis: TSA announces new partnership with Tuks
Posted on October 28, 2019
Tennis South Africa (TSA) and the University of Pretoria (TUKS) have announced an exciting new partnership that sees TuksSport and TuksTennis become the official home for the TSA wheelchair Tennis high performance programme, from November 2019 onwards.
#TuksAthletics: Simbine aims to step up during the World Championships in Doha
Posted on September 27, 2019
Bragging rights to being the fastest man on the planet for 2019 is what is going to be at stake when the world's top sprinters line up to race the 100m from 27 September at the IAAF World Championship in Doha.
#TuksTennis: Simmonds could be the one to beat during the ITF World Tour Tournament at Tuks
Posted on September 23, 2019
South Africa's Chanel Simmonds will be one of the highest-ranked female players participating from next Monday in the ITF World Tour Tennis event at Tuks.
#TuksAthletics: Sokwakhana Zazini won’t be competing at the World Athletics Champs
Posted on September 17, 2019
Africa's and South Africa's fastest 400m-hurdler, Sokwakhana Zazini, won't be competing at the IAAF World Championships in Doha due to a foot injury.
#TuksRowing: Tuks rowers have set their sights qualifying for the Olympics during Worlds
Posted on August 21, 2019
South Africa's rower's quest to compete at next year's Tokyo Olympic Games is starting in earnest from Sunday when they are competing at the World Championships in Linz Ottensheim, Austria.
#TuksJudo: Tuks judokas to test themselves against the world’s best in Tokyo
Posted on August 20, 2019
Tuks's Michaela Whitebooi and Unelle Snyman earned the right to be called Africa's best through their recent exploits on the judo mats now they are about to challenge the best in Tokyo.
#TuksRowing: 39-year old Grobler is representing SA at Rowing Worlds after 4 years absence
Posted on August 20, 2019
As a moth can't resist the temptation to play around a burning candle so can Ursula Grobler not resist trying to see the Olympic flame burn one last time.
#TuksJudo: Whitebooi delivers SA’s first Games medal
Posted on August 19, 2019
Michaela Whitebooi won a silver medal and became Team SA’s first medallist at the 2019 African Games on 17 August.
#TuksSwimming: It is now all about marginal gains as Schoenmaker prepares for the Olympics
Posted on August 14, 2019
Mili-seconds is what it is going to be all about for Tatjana Schoenmaker as she prepares for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games.
#TuksSwimming: Schoenmaker achieves another first winning 2 golds at Tokyo World Cup
Posted on August 05, 2019
Tuks's Tatjana Schoenmaker achieved another first over the weekend when she won two gold medals during the FINA Swimming World Cup Series in Tokyo.
#TuksSwimming: Schoenmaker makes SA sports history at World Swimming Champs
Posted on July 28, 2019
Tatjana Schoenmaker continued her role as Swim South Africa's "poster girl" when she won a silver medal in the 200m-breaststroke during the World Championships in Korea today.
#TuksTennis: NEW INTERNATIONAL TENNIS EVENT FOR TSHWANE
Posted on July 12, 2019
The number of international tennis events in South Africa continues to grow with the launch, today, of the new Tennis SA TUKS International – set to take place at the University of Pretoria TuksTennis facility, with the main draw getting underway from the 1st October 2019.
#TuksSport: At 43 years Bosman is still dreaming big when it comes to racing Comrades
Posted on June 05, 2019
At 43 years Bosman is still dreaming big when it comes to racing Comrades
Tuks bodybuilder a step closer to competing at the Mr Olympia
Posted on May 15, 2019
Tuks's Muzi Maluleke achieved a goal he set himself ten years ago when he won his category during the recent Amateur Olympia bodybuilding competition in Korea.
Tuks’s gentle ‘muscle man’ wants to teach youngsters about discipline and hard work
Posted on April 17, 2019
One of Muzi Maluleke's biggest drives in life is to prove to youngsters that talent alone does not necessarily always equate to becoming a champion or being successful.
#TuksAthletics: Tuks athlete redeems himself with 8.10m in the long jump
Posted on April 08, 2019
Jovan van Vuuren (Tuks) can genuinely claim to have gone from “zero to hero” on Friday when he won the long jump with an effort of 8.10m during the USSA Championships in Stellenbosch.
#TuksSportHighSchool: Safa Academy at Tuks helped with women’s football revival
Posted on March 06, 2019
The Banyana Banyana captain, Janine van Wyk, and Africa’s foremost female football player for 2018, Thembi Kgatlana, share something apart from having the ability to change the outcome of any game at any given moment, that is being both protégées of the Safa Girls Soccer Academy based at...