Dart learns from adversity to reach SA hockey team
Learning some hard lessons on how to handle adversity has been a key part of the University of Johannesburg hockey star Taylor Dart’s rise to the national level in his chosen sport. As he reflects on his goal of making the squad for next year’s Olympic Games in Japan,... Read more
UJ skipper calls for big improvement
University of Johannesburg soccer captain Sphesihle Mbhele has called for a major improvement across the board when his team continues their Varsity Football campaign in Johannesburg on Thursday. After four rounds the UJ outfit is lying second on the log, three points behind the leaders Tshwane University of Technology.... Read more
UJ to put up spirited showing at USSA
The University of Johannesburg netball team will continue to strive for promotion after narrowly missing out on their goal at the University Sport South Africa tournament early this month. The event took place at Wits in Johannesburg from July 1 to 5 and head coach David Maree said they... Read more
UJ sprinter part of World Games contingent
Sprinter Tamzin Thomas is one of nine members of the University of Johannesburg track and field squad primed to make an impact when the World Student Games take place in Italy next month. Including the athletics contingent, UJ have an overall group of 20 representatives who will be competing... Read more
UJ’s Mthandi ready to shine in World Cup finals
University of Johannesburg soccer star Amanda Mthandi says there is a massive air of excitement in the Banyana Banyana camp as they look ahead to their debut World Cup appearance. The South African squad, who left for France last week, will play their opening game against Spain on June... Read more
UJ over Wits a massive boost
University of Johannesburg coach Tsoanelo Pholo says their narrow win over Wits yesterday will provide a massive boost for the team in the second leg of the Varsity Hockey women’s tournament this weekend. In winning a tense Johannesburg derby 2-1 in their final game in Cape Town, the UJ... Read more
UJ hockey manager upgrades her technical status
University of Johannesburg hockey manager Elize le Roux continued to expand her chosen path in the sport when she was recently awarded a level-three technical official certificate from the international body (FIH). The former player, who also manages the UJ astro facility, is developing a career on the technical... Read more
UJ squad enjoy a perfect mix for varsity hockey
The University of Johannesburg women’s team will be banking on a classic blend of youth and experience when the Varsity Hockey tournament kicks off in Cape Town next Friday. The first weekend of matches takes place at the UCT astro from May 3 to 6 and UJ hockey manager... Read more
UJ sports director receives top African honour
University of Johannesburg official Nomsa Mahlangu has been recognised for her contribution to varsity sport by being elected president of the Federation of African University Sports. The senior director of sport at UJ, Mahlangu won the election with a big majority when it was held in Entebbe, Uganda, last... Read more
Team effort behind UJ’s first win says skipper
Team effort behind UJ’s first win, says skipper University of Johannesburg rugby captain Adriaan Bester said a concerted team effort was behind their first win in the Varsity Cup tournament this year after they defeated Wits at the UJ Stadium on Monday. In a typically full-blooded Johannesburg derby, the... Read more