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Join the Tuks Rugby League Club in 2014
Samantha Viney
Posted on 03 Feb 2014

Rugby league football, usually called rugby league, is a full contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular grass field.

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2013 TuksSport Colours and Awards
Samantha Viney
Posted on 21 Oct 2013

Jacques van Zyl (Judo) and Nobuhle Dlamini (Golf) took top honours at the TuksSport Colours and Awards Function held in Pretoria on Friday, 18 October 2013. A total of 460 Tukkie athletes and officials were honoured

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VARSITY NETBALL: TUKS vs UJ
Samantha Viney
Posted on 03 Oct 2013

Come down to the Rembrandt Hall on Monday 7 October at 19H30 to catch your Tuks Ladies live in action against UJ.

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TuksSport's Top Student-Athletes
Samantha Viney
Posted on 13 Aug 2013

The following UP students; Nicolaas Brits, David Mogotlane, Boris Kulikowski, Amy Johnson, Mmatshepo Modipane, Ruan Botes and Vanes-Mari Du Toit where invited by The Department of Residence Affairs and Accommodation to attend the Academic Excellence Dinner held on the 1st of August 2013.



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Tuks Gymnasts Selected for World Champs
Samantha Viney
Posted on 01 Aug 2013

TuksTrampoline is proud of Offering Tlaka and Zander Biewenga who have been selected to represent South Africa at the World Championships taking place from the 3rd to the 11th of November 2013 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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TEAM SA ARRIVAL
Samantha Viney
Posted on 17 Jul 2013

Invitation issued by USSA.

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WSG RESULTS UPDATE
Samantha Viney
Posted on 16 Jul 2013

ZORZI BAGS FIRST SWIMMING MEDAL

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TEAM SA REACH MEDAL TARGET
Samantha Viney
Posted on 15 Jul 2013

The athletics contingent claimed another five medals at the World Student Games in Kazan, Russia, on Friday as Team South Africa achieved their 13-medal target with five days of competition remaining.



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More results from the World Student Games
Samantha Viney
Posted on 12 Jul 2013

Team SA continues to produce some good results.

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World Student Games: Update
Samantha Viney
Posted on 11 Jul 2013

After four days of competition South Africa has 4 gold medals, 2 silver and 2 bronze.

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Results from the World Student Games
Samantha Viney
Posted on 08 Jul 2013

28 athletes and 1 coach from the University of Pretoria are competing at the World Student Games being held in Kazan, Russia from the 6th - 17th July 2013

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Varsity Cup dispute : UP states actual facts
Prof NJ Grove, Registar
Posted on 20 Mar 2013

We refer to recent reports by Media24 regarding Tuks and the Varsity Cup competition. The University of Pretoria (UP) would like to state the facts about the matter in order to properly inform the public. Media releases explaining the situation were issued by Tuks over the past weekend but were, unfortunately, not published by the media.

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Tuks reacts to Varsity Cup dispute
TuksSport
Posted on 17 Mar 2013

The University of Pretoria (UP) wishes to state its position regarding the dispute declared by Varsity Cup and provide further clarification in response to press reports over the past few days, including a press statement from Varsity Cup itself.

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TuksSport Awards : 'Awesome Foursome' strike gold (again!)
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 19 Oct 2012

The reigning Olympic Men's Lightweight Four champions struck gold again on Friday, 19 October when rowers James Thompson, Matthew Brittain, John Smith and Sizwe Ndlovu were jointly named TuksSport's 2012 Sportsman of the Year.

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TuksSport proud of strong Olympic medal contribution
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 13 Aug 2012

TuksSport made a strong contribution to South Africa’s best performance yet at the Olympic Games.

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TuksSport bags another Olympic medal
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 10 Aug 2012

TuksSport has bagged another medal at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.

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Tuks rowers win Olympic gold
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 02 Aug 2012

Team SA and TuksRowing’s Men’s Lightweight Four, Matthew Brittain, Lawrence Ndlovu, John Smith and James Thompson won gold at the 2012 London Olympics on Thursday with a winning time of 6:02.84.

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Vice-Chancellor proud of Golden Four
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 02 Aug 2012

The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Prof Cheryl de la Rey, is very proud of the Olympic Gold Medal Matthew Brittain, Lawrence Ndlovu, John Smith and James Thompson won in their rowing event on Thursday at the 2012 London Summer Games.

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Tuks shines at USSA competitions
Samantha Viney
Posted on 17 Jul 2012

Tuks teams have won seven gold, six silver and five bronze medals in the USSA competitions that took place between March and July this year.

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TuksSport proud of its 34 Olympians
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 12 Jun 2012

TuksSport is proud of the University of Pretoria’s broad representation in the South African team selected to take part at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London in July and August.

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AmaTuks: Vice-Chancellor on ‘momentous event’
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 28 May 2012

The University of Pretoria had not been prepared for the overwhelming response to its senior football team’s promotion to the Premier Soccer League, said the UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Cheryl de la Rey, on Wednesday at an AmaTuks tribute function.

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AmaTuks promoted to Premier Soccer League
TuksSport
Posted on 25 May 2012

The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Prof Cheryl de la Rey, congratulated the First Football Team for winning the National First Division League.

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TuksCricket : Tuks 1 wins National Club Championships
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 29 Apr 2012

“We have won every title and trophy at stake and that makes us No 1!,” said an ecstatic Pierre de Bruyn, Assupol Tuks 1’s Head Coach, after his team’s emphatic six-wicket win against Maties in the 2012 National Club Championships Final played at SuperSport Park on Saturday, 28 April.

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TuksFootball : 2012 AmaTuks fixtures
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 01 Dec 2011

AmaTuks’ fixtures for February, March and April 2012 are:

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TuksRugby: 2012 UP-Tuks 1 Fixtures
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 01 Dec 2011

UP-Tuks 1’s fixtures for January, February, March and April 2012 are:

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TuksSport Colours & Awards
TuksSport
Posted on 26 Oct 2011

The University of Pretoria once again made its presence felt in the South African sports arena. Not only were Tuks athletes prominent on the world stage - winning 3 of a total of 4 medals won by South Africa, at the IAAF Athletics World Championships - it also produced the best netball player in the world and the fastest athlete in the 400mH for men for 2011

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TuksSport Deputy-Director heads Team SA
Posted on 03 Aug 2011

Dr Rendani Mulaudzi, Deputy-Director of TuksSport and chairman of USSA, will head the South African delegation to the World Student Games taking place in August in China.

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Mamelodi Campus' after-school Sports Program
Posted on 13 Jul 2011

As part of the 2010 World Cup Legacy projects at the University of Pretoria, TuksSport together with Foundation Real Madrid provide an after-school football program at the Mamelodi Campus.

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International Competition Motivates South African Girls to Achieve Great Heights
By: Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
Posted on 21 Apr 2011

A bronze medal was to be the end result for South Africa in the Junior Girls' Singles event at the ITTF-African Junior and Cadet Championships in Cape Town on Thursday 7th April 2011.

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Tshwane Gospel Choir sings praises for Team SA
TuksSport
Posted on 20 Apr 2011

The Tshwane Gospel Choir shows its support for our national wheelchair tennis team.

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SA Squad for Wheelchair Tennis ITF World Team Cup named
Posted on 19 Apr 2011

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa (WTSA) and its presenting sponsor Airports Company South Africa, alongside the Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA), and City of Tshwane announced the team that will represent South Africa in the ITF World Team Cup.

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TuksBoxing : Adam turns pro
Posted on 07 Apr 2011

Tuks' Adam de Moor, University of Pretoria student, is now officially a professional boxer.

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TuksSport & SSC lauch special needs program
Posted on 24 Feb 2011

The Student Sport Committee (SSC)
& TuksSport have launched a new program in which opportunities will be created for disabled student sports men and women.

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TuksRoadrunning : Principal makes history
Posted on 15 Feb 2011

TuksSport and TuksRoadrunning are extremely proud to have the Vice-Chancellor & Principal as an honorary member of the club.

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Wolfaardt, Steyn champs again!
TuksSport
Posted on 10 Dec 2010

Potchefstroom?s Erhard Wolfaardt and Andrea Steyn of Pretoria won the final leg of the 2010 BSG Energade Triathlon Series at Big Bay, Boubergstrand in Cape Town on Sunday, December 5, to once again be crowed the competition?s senior champions.

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TuksTennis in the USSA semi-final
Lesego Sehume
Posted on 09 Dec 2010

TuksTennis started off strong at the 2010 national universities' sport championships by thrashing UKZN (12-2), UCT (13-1) and Rhodes (14-0).

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Strong performance at USSA badminton champs
Sam Usher
Posted on 09 Dec 2010

UP badminton players were well represented in the finals of the national USSA championships

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Adam punches his way to gold
Sam Usher
Posted on 09 Dec 2010

UP's Adam de Moor is the
2010 USSA Light Welter Weight Champion.


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Premier League 2010/2011 Season
Posted on 11 Nov 2010

View the Premier League 2010/2011 Season - Points Table and Log Positions

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TuksSport names LJ and Simphiwe as top performers in 2010
Posted on 22 Oct 2010

LJ Van Zyl (Athletics) and Simphiwe Dludlu (Football) took top honours at the TuksSport Colours and Awards Banquet held today at the annual Colours and Awards Evening.

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TuksRugby : Tuks play Shimlas in plate semi-final
Posted on 21 Sep 2010

Tuks 1 has qualified for the semi-final of the plate competition at the SAA National Club Championships.

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Bodybuilding: Tuks' JC takes silver at SA Champs
Posted on 09 Sep 2010

JC Gilbert, a second year Sports Science student, won silver at the IFBB's (International Federtion of Body Building) South African Championships held in Durban from 1 to 4 September.

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TuksCanoe : 'Awesome race!'
Jennie Dallas, GCU
Posted on 02 Sep 2010

Awesome. In a word?.! But for those who want more feedback, please read on!

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TuksSport, BESTmed renew partnership
Posted on 26 Aug 2010

Bestmed's annual sponsorship for the TuksSport First Aid Program was handed over to Prof Cheryl De La Rey, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, at a ceremony at the TuksSport Centre today.

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18 Tuks players off to SA Badminton Tournament
Posted on 02 Aug 2010

The following TuksBadminton players were selected to play at the SA Badminton Tournament for the respective North Gauteng Teams.


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Gold rush for Tuks at 2010 CUCSA Games
Posted on 26 Jul 2010

Tuks have done very well at the bi-annual African CUCSA Zone IV Games, which concluded in Botswana on 10 July.

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CUCSA Games review
Posted on 13 Jul 2010

University Sport South Africa (USSA) have, from 05 - 09 July 2010 participated in the 15th Confederation of Colleges and Universities of South Africa (CUCSA) Games.

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Caster Semenya : TuksSport Media Release
Posted on 07 Jul 2010

TuksSport's Communication Manager, Morris Gilbert, on Wednesday (7 July) issued the following media release on Caster Semenya's return to the athletics track:

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Tuks to help structure Real Madrid and Komati Foundation sports and academic initiative
Posted on 24 Jun 2010

Internationally-acclaimed superstar football club, Real Madrid, today announced, through the Real Madrid Foundation, that it plans to open one of its Social Integration and Sport Academies in South Africa to continue its reach into Africa.

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World Cup legacy project a 'milestone event'
Posted on 21 Jun 2010

"A milestone event in the history of the University of Pretoria."

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TuksTrampoline walking proud - yet again!
Posted on 11 Jun 2010

Both African candidates for the Youth Olympic Games to be held in Singapore from 14 to 16 August are TuksTrampoline members.

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Here's your chance to bowl you heart out
Posted on 05 May 2010

Members of the Pretoria East Bowling Club (cor Burnett & Duncan Streets) are looking to attract new members - young & old.

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Visit to Korea by the Director and Deputy Director of TuksSport
Posted on 28 Apr 2010

The Director and Deputy Director of TuksSport, Mr Kobus van Walt and Dr Rendani Mulaudzi recently visited Seoul, Korea at the invitation of the Korea Foundation. The period of the visit was 17 – 23 April 2010.

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Caster Semenya speaks out on return to athletics
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 07 Apr 2010

Caster Semenya has made a public statement on her planned return to the international track in June this year. Read the full statement here.

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Rowing: Tuks men claim USSA sprint title
Posted on 29 Mar 2010

Tuks' men rowers have again proved their dominance at university level by winning the USSA Sprint Championhips title at the 2010 regatta held at the Van der Kloof Dam (26 -28 March).

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Jessica knows her way around
Posted on 18 Mar 2010

Jessica Lund, a 1st year Zoology student has been included in the Protea team for the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) in Denmark in July.

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