UP’s #TuksNetball keen to promote the sport among deaf athletes
Posted on February 22, 2020
Once Mohau Chauke starts talking netball, there is no stopping her, especially on the topic of who her heroes are and why. It’s no surprise that most of them play goal attack for the Proteas – the same position she plays.
Phahlane makes a heroic comeback to win Bestmed TuksRace 42km
Posted on February 18, 2020
Injury-prone Othaniel Phahlane proved on Saturday with his victory in the Bestmed TuksRace 42.2km that good things happen to those who persevere.
‘He gave 100%’: UP long jumper strives to immortalise training partner who passed away
Posted on February 12, 2020
Tuks long jumper Jovan van Vuuren has a good reason for wanting to go past the eight-metre barrier next month, and it is not only to do with the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Kaizer Chiefs makes UP staffer and lifelong fan’s dream come true with surprise visit
Posted on February 01, 2020
Robert Moropa, a diehard Kaizer Chiefs Football Club fan and former director of the University Pretoria’s Department of Library Services, got the shock of his life when representatives of his favourite football club surprised him at his UP farewell function.
Keen to #UPYourSportingGame in 2020? Join TuksSport!
Posted on January 31, 2020
Welcome to an exciting chapter in your life at the University of Pretoria. As you will soon notice, sport is an integral part of UP student culture and we at TuksSport are global leaders in both individual and team sport.
TuksSport: UP sprinter Simbine and coach Prinsloo celebrate 10 years of challenging the stopwatch
Posted on January 26, 2020
What began with an advert in a community newspaper has turned into an exciting journey for South Africa's foremost sprinter, Akani Simbine, and his coach, Werner Prinsloo.
TuksSport: 'Introvert' UP law student finds freedom on the judo mat
Posted on January 15, 2020
University of Pretoria (UP) law student Khanya Thamae describes himself as introverted, but the moment he steps onto a judo mat, everything changes.
UP’s TuksSport High School matriculants achieve 100% pass rate
Posted on January 14, 2020
For learners at the University of Pretoria’s TuksSport High School, having big-match temperament is second nature – but excelling in their academic pursuits is equally essential. Therefore it was no surprise that the matric class of 2019 achieved a 100% pass rate.