Ready to roll: The prowess and passion of UP wheelchair rugby star Okkie Anker
Posted on October 28, 2019
“No matter what happens, never give up – keep on giving your best. Your best is all that will result in you ending up on top.” This was the message Tuks wheelchair rugby player Okkie Anker had for the Springbok rugby team ahead of their Rugby World Cup final match against...
11-year-old TuksSport female wrestler holds her own in ‘battle of the sexes’
Posted on October 21, 2019
Chloe Brewis, an 11-year-old University of Pretoria TuksSport wrestler, has been bruised and even had her nose broken, yet she’s still standing. In fact it has only motivated her to work harder at her chosen sport.
UP unveils world-class Biomechanics Lab
Posted on October 18, 2019
UP's SEMLI recently opened the doors to its new Biomechanics Lab, which is already providing support services to TuksSport’s first teams as well as elite track and field athletes.
Belle of the ball: Meet UP women’s rugby star Kemisetso Baloyi
Posted on October 17, 2019
There’s no stopping Kemisetso Baloyi (21) once she has the ball in hand. The women’s Sevens rugby player scored a total of 16 tries in the University Sports South Africa (USSA) and Varsity women’s tournaments – and in doing so, helped the Delta Drone Tuks women’s...
UP’s TuksNetball team wins Varsity Netball Tournament in historic unbeaten run
Posted on October 10, 2019
Congratulations go out to the University of Pretoria’s TuksNetball team for their victory over the Maties (Stellenbosch University) team in a 48-43 win in the Varsity Netball final.
Director Eddie Hanekom of the UP Law Clinic part of winning skydiving team
Posted on October 02, 2019
The director of the UP Law Clinic, Eddie Hanekom, recently participated in a skydiving competition, hosted by the local Skydiving club Skydive Pretoria, at Wonderboom National Airport.
Tuks is where talented athletes learn to become real champions
Posted on September 19, 2019
In line with International Day of University Sport this week (20 September), we look back at what was a sparkling year for Tuks Sport.
Fun and games promised at 3 August TuksRes Festival
Posted on July 29, 2019
The TuksRes Festival will be hosted by the University of Pretoria’s Department of Residence Affairs and Accommodation on 3 August, at the Hillcrest Sport Campus and Uitspan.