#TuksKarate: Meghan Smit in a challenging quest to qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Posted on May 19, 2021
To have a dream of competing at the Olympics takes more than hours and hours of training and significant sacrifices; there is a definite financial aspect to it.
Often it is not a lack of talent that ends an athlete's hope. It is money or, to be more precise, a lack of funds.
#TuksSport: Mr Steven Ball, new TuksSport Director wants student-athletes to strive to make a difference
Posted on January 29, 2021
Many years ago, a young boy in Ladysmith loved nothing more than to do all kinds of sports and dive into swimming pools. Like many youngsters, he had hoped to become one of the best.
When he realised early on it would not happen, he did not get discouraged. Through his participation, he had...
#TuksKarate: Tuks karateka will be striving for absolute perfection at the World Champs
Posted on October 21, 2019
Absolute perfection is what it was all about for the Tuks karateka, Jesse Sim, as he prepared for the Junior and Cadet & Under-21 Championships in Santiago, Chile.
#TuksKarate: Tuks karateka coach wins bronze at the African Champs
Posted on July 15, 2019
Meghan Booyens kept her chance to qualify for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo alive over the weekend when she won a bronze medal at the African Karate Championships in Gaborone.
#TuksKarate: Megan Booyens has her work cut out in trying to qualify for the Olympic Games
Posted on July 02, 2019
Having her mind set on trying to qualify for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo meant that the TuksKarate coach, Meghan Booyens, had no choice but to learn how to multitask.
#TuksKarate: UP-Tuks karatekas win five medals at Commonwealth Championships
Posted on December 03, 2018
The UP-Tuks karatekas gave a good showing during the past weekend’s Commonwealth Games Federation Championships in Durban winning five medals.
#TuksKarate: Jordaan will be fighting to medal at World Student Karate Championships
Posted on July 13, 2018
There are never any guarantees in sport but if Wenette Jordaan has her way she hopes to win a medal next week during the World Student Karate Championships in Kobe.