UP wheelchair tennis champ aims for 2020 Paralympics
Posted on December 07, 2019
University of Pretoria wheelchair tennis player Mariska Venter is twice as good an athlete as she was in January this year – and the international rankings prove it. At the beginning of 2019, Venter was ranked the 59th best player in the world; she is now ranked 31
UP’s TuksSport chess team sets sights on a hat-trick win at the upcoming USSA Chess Tournament finals
Posted on December 05, 2019
University of Pretoria (UP) computer engineering students Cornelius and Waldi van der Linde can’t resist a problem-solving challenge – which is why they play chess.
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 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.
‘Chess can change lives,’ says UP TuksChess champ Godfrey Kgatle
Posted on November 06, 2019
TuksChess club chairperson Godfrey Kgatle hasn’t stopped thinking about chess since he got hooked on the game as a youngster.
Assupol Tuks wins Red Bull Campus Cricket T20 world title for the third time
Posted on November 04, 2019
Assupol TuksCricket's celebration of 100 years of cricketing excellence was made even more special on Saturday night when they won the Red Bull Campus Cricket T20 tournament in Dubai.
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.
Ready to roll: The prowess and passion of UP wheelchair rugby star Okkie Anker
Posted on October 28, 2019
“No matter what happens, never give up – keep on giving your best. Your best is all that will result in you ending up on top.” This was the message Tuks wheelchair rugby player Okkie Anker had for the Springbok rugby team ahead of their Rugby World Cup final match against...