‘I would not be a gold medallist if it was not for UP and TuksSport’ – Olympic swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker
Posted on September 09, 2021
UP alumna Tatjana Schoenmaker put South Africa on the map and on the medal table when she set a world record for the 200m breaststroke at the 2021 Tokyo Games, subsequently winning gold.
#Tuks athletes aim to make their mark in history during Tokyo Games
Posted on July 23, 2021
A total of 25 athletes from the University of Pretoria (UP) and six alumni are participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
UP hosts Varsity Cup in a ‘COVID-19 bubble’: ‘We have shown that we run towards problems’
Posted on May 30, 2021
TuksSport Director Steven Ball takes us behind the scenes on the extensive planning that went into the hosting of this year’s @varsitycup in a secure ‘bio-bubble’.
EXPERT OPINION: Leaders can borrow from sport and use a default play plan
Posted on May 06, 2021
With the uncertainty around the pandemic, care is the most important attribute to keeping your team engaged and motivated, say UP Professor Alewyn Nel and master’s degree candidate Joey Mongalo.
Football excellence meets academic excellence in partnership to scientifically enhance the game of football
Posted on March 08, 2021
UP’s TuksSport and Mamelodi Sundowns FC have announced a groundbreaking partnership that seeks to vastly enhance the game of football through science, technology and research.
UP TuksSport High School learners excel with 99.5% matric pass rate
Posted on February 24, 2021
TuksSport High School’s top learner in the 2020 matric exams, Christopher Xides, praised his teachers for their guidance. "They were incredible throughout the pandemic," he said.
UP Law’s Prof Steve Cornelius appointed to Council of Experts of Canadian Sport Law and Governance Association
Posted on September 23, 2020
The Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP) extends hearty congratulations to Professor Steve Cornelius who has accepted an invitation to serve on the Council of Experts of the Canadian Sport Law and Governance Association.
UP’s SEMLI launches research study on returning to sport after COVID-19
Posted on August 06, 2020
A study on the effects of COVID-19 and other respiratory infections on athletes returning to training and competition is being launched by the Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute (SEMLI) at the University of Pretoria (UP) in association with the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...