#TuksHockey: Guy Morgan to lead SA Under-21 team ahead of the upcoming Junior Africa Cup in Ghana
Posted on February 18, 2021
Guy Morgan of Tuks does not know the meaning of giving up that is why he has been selected as the captain of the South African under-21 hockey team ahead of the 2021 Junior Africa Cup tournament in Accra, Ghana.
There is a story been told of when a youngster was playing cricket. He and his...
#TuksNetball: Marlize de Bruin keeps going and going on the netball court and her ultimate goal is to play for the SPAR Proteas
Posted on February 14, 2021
South Africa's fittest netball player is how Tuks's Marlize de Bruin is often described during major local tournaments.
She never seems to tire. From the moment she steps onto the court, she is in the midst of the centre court action. If she is not chasing after the ball, she launches herself...
#TuksAthletics: Berend Koekemoer, 400-metres sprinter quits farmwork to make a comeback
Posted on February 12, 2021
Six years ago a shy 19-year old from Graaff Reinet, caused quite a stir when he stopped the clock running 45.42s over 400-metres in Potchefstroom.
It was believed in 2015 that Berend Koekemoer was a future champion in the making. Things did not quite work out as he had hoped. He quitted...
#TuksSport: Athletics Foundation Trust - a major partner of TuksAtheltics Academy at TuksSport High School
Posted on February 11, 2021
Eight years ago, the Athletics Foundation Trust's (AFT) decision-makers set about creating a unique youth development programme to make a real difference in South Africa through education and athletics. Today, they are a major partner of TuksAtheltics Academy at TuksSport High School.
#TuksFootball: Nicholas Stothard, Varsity team head coach considers football to be the most beautiful game
Posted on February 10, 2021
When Nicholas Stothard, Varsity team head coach at TuksFootball says he considers football to be the most beautiful game he means it.
"The reality is that the underdog always sort of has a chance. Fairy tales are written every day on football fields across the world. It is the game that keeps...
#TuksSwimming: "We are only eight weeks away from the Olympic Trials” — Rocco Meiring, TuksSwimming head coach
Posted on February 06, 2021
April is the "D-day" month for all South African swimmers who hope to qualify to compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games or the World Student Games, but things have hit a hitch. It is not sure in which pool they are going to dive in to.
The National Championships and Olympic Trials were supposed to...
#TuksTriathlon: Dylan Nortje, Tuks triathlete can’t wait to start racing against the best
Posted on February 03, 2021
A year is a long time, people tend to forget about things, and things also can get misplaced or lost. The Tuks triathlete, Dylan Nortje, admits he needs to search for his racing shoes.
It is a given that he will find it before the South African Triathlon Championships as he needs to race. Get...
#TuksAthletics: Danie Cornelius, TuksAthletics Head of Programme predicts SA 4x100m men’s relay team will medal in Poland and Tokyo
Posted on January 31, 2021
The South African men's 4x100m relay team will medal at the World Relay Championships in Poland in May and at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Given South Africa's 4x100m-relay team's performance history, it is a bold statement to make. To Danie Cornelius, the national relay team's manager, it is a near...