Sport & Athletics News

  • UP-Tuks secure Varsity Cup home semi-final

    Posted on March 17, 2015

    The UP-Tuks rugby team secured a Varsity Cup home semi-final on Monday with their impressive 34-0 win against UJ in Johannesburg.

  • Another record win

    Posted on March 10, 2015

    UP-Tuks 1’s inch-by-inch approach to the 2015 FNB Varsity Cup gathered momentum on Monday with a record 68-8 win against Minnows CUT.

  • AmaTuks progress to the last 16 of the Nedbank Cup

    Posted on March 02, 2015

    The University of Pretoria (UP) football team, AmaTuks, progressed to the last 16 of the Nedbank Cup for the first time in five years after defeating Moroka Swallows 2‒1 at the LC de Villiers Stadium on Wednesday, 25 February 2015.

  • Records tumble as UP-Tuks trash Maties

    Posted on February 25, 2015

    The 53-8 win will be recorded as one of the most important milestones in the University of Pretoria's Varsity Cup history – and that with a home crowd of 7000 as most willing witnesses.

  • Tuks demolish mediocre Maties

    Posted on February 24, 2015

    Tuks were unstoppable in all facets of the game as they ran in seven tries to remain unbeaten in the competition and establish themselves as the forerunners to lift the trophy this year.

  • UP hosts SA Schools Sports Championships

    Posted on December 10, 2014

    Minister of Sports and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula recently launched the third edition of the SA Schools Sports Championships, to be held at UP’s High Performance Centre.

  • Prof Martin Schwellnus to head new Sports, Exercise, Medicine and Lifestyle Research Institute at UP

    Posted on December 05, 2014

    As a first step towards the development of a Sports, Exercise, Medicine and Lifestyle Research Institute at the University of Pretoria (UP), the Faculty of Health Sciences has appointed Prof Martin Schwellnus as head of the new Institute.

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