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.
UP gymnast wins silver medal at Olympic Hopes Cup in Czech Republic
Posted on December 09, 2019
Keeping it simple is what enabled 14-year-old UP TuksSport gymnast Phiwe Nhleko to win a silver medal during the recent Olympic Hopes Cup in the Czech Republic.
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.