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)...
#TuksSport: A salute to trailblazing UP sportswomen
Posted on August 05, 2020
“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts – that’s what little girls are made of. The heck with sugar and spice,” said US professional surfer and shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton.
#TuksFootball: UP soccer player sets his sights on scoring goals on the pitch – and beyond
Posted on July 17, 2020
"The man who likes to wear many hats" is an excellent way to describe Tuks footballer Katlego Motlhatsang.
Face masks during exercise: UP experts weigh in on what you should consider when deciding
Posted on June 27, 2020
Two University of Pretoria (UP) researchers have offered useful tips to gym bunnies and sports enthusiasts hoping to get back into action as the world adjusts to a new normal caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
UP cyclist wins bronze during virtual World University Cycling Championships
Posted on June 15, 2020
University of Pretoria (UP) student Andries Nigrini recently raced to a third-place finish during the virtual edition of the World University Cycling Championships. About 20 riders from around the world competed in the event, which is sponsored by the International University Sports Federation.