UP cheerleading team on a high
Posted on June 09, 2019
Vandre Prinsloo is utterly focused on keeping Chuma Msindo standing on one foot in the palm of his hand, which is positioned high above his head. As part of the University of Pretoria’s (UP) cheerleading squad, these two skilled athletes are practising the Cupie move in earnest for an...
Former Comrades champ Charné Bosman still dreaming big
Posted on June 07, 2019
Long-distance runner Charné Bosman (43) will focus on only one thing on Sunday when she lines up to compete in the Comrades ultra marathon for the seventh time.
#TuksArchery: UP archers bag two gold medals at Archery World Cup in Turkey
Posted on June 02, 2019
TuksSport archers made South African sports history last weekend by winning two gold medals during the Hyundai Archery World Cup in Antalya.
Tuks is tops as UP-Tuks leads Overall 2018 Varsity Sports standings
Posted on March 14, 2019
2018 was the year that the University of Pretoria’s TuksSport teams lifted the standard of university sport to an entirely new level, winning four of the Varsity Sports competitions, in the process ensuring Tuks’s dominance as the overall champions for the second consecutive year.
TuksSport High School learner chosen to accompany Banyana Banyana on international tournament
Posted on February 26, 2019
For the next few weeks Karabo Dhlamini’s primary focus will not be on scoring high marks in class tests, but on outfoxing some of the world’s best female footballers with her dribbling skills.
#TuksAthletics: UP Vice-Chancellor encourages students to adopt active lifestyle
Posted on February 15, 2019
Sport and living an active lifestyle are two things that Professor Tawana Kupe, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, feels quite strongly about.
TuksSport coach sets out to help revive rugby in Eersterust and change players’ lives
Posted on January 30, 2019
Rugby in Eersterust, east of Pretoria, has been in decline for a few years – including rugby at school level.
Willy Eckard, rugby organiser at Nantes Primêre Skool, explains that often the pupils need to resort to playing touch rugby, as they don’t have the proper equipment....
TuksAthletics turns 100: UP-Tuks female sprinters celebrate a century of excellence
Posted on October 31, 2018
Few local female track athletes can claim to have truly challenged the stopwatch, but these UP-Tuks athletes can: Carina Horn, Geraldine Pillay and Marcel Winkler are the fastest, third-fastest and fourth-fastest South African female sprinters respectively.