SPU football player of the year reflects on 2019
For as long as he can recall, SPU’s 2019 soccer royalty, Okuhle Lwana always had a passion for football. Born in Flagstaff, situated in the Eastern Cape, Lwana states that much of his football inspiration is attributed to his older brother, who was once a football player. “As a... Read more
Joy as Madibaz rugby returns to Varsity Cup
Director of sport Yoliswa Lumka and rugby manager Ntsikelelo Ngcakana have paid tribute to the FNB Madibaz team for their efforts in earning promotion to the Varsity Cup competition. After two years of playing in the Varsity Shield, the Nelson Mandela University outfit have returned to the top flight... Read more
Academic, sport focus produces worthy graduates
Madibaz squash mentor Jason le Roux believes a sensible combination of academic focus and sporting ambition can produce graduates worthy of making an impact on society. The 37-year-old coach, who is also a leading player, has had an influential role in Nelson Mandela University’s squash fortunes since he moved... Read more
SA gold medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker joins team UA
We Chat to UA’s Latest Team Member & SA Breaststroke Champion During the National Lockdown Cape Town, 2020. Heading into lockdown has been a tough reality for all athletes worldwide. The challenge of a new pace, test of adaptability and tremendously overhauled training regimes have put the ultimate evaluation... Read more
Blazing a trail for sportswomen in South Africa
With the success of sportswomen in South Africa ever increasing, it is not only the action on the pitch that has been receiving much-deserved plaudits and support. Amid the International Women’s Day celebrations in March 2020, 25 women in sport – including a group from University Sports South Africa –... Read more
Madibaz await key Varsity Cup rugby decision
The FNB Madibaz rugby team will be awaiting the decision of the Varsity Cup organisers with bated breath after having a successful season halted in mid-stride by Covid-19. The worldwide outbreak of the coronavirus and the subsequent hold on all sporting events saw the Nelson Mandela University’s Varsity Shield... Read more
Champions impart knowledge amidst uncertain times
Homegrown Under Armour Champions Answer Some Health & Fitness Questions During SA’s National Shutdown. During the uncertain times of the COVIT-19 Pandemic, we sit down with some of the Nation’s greatest sportsmen to ask some hard-hitting questions and absorb some tips on how to keep the mind and body... Read more
UWC Sport launches an elite high-performance centre
High-Performance Centres (HPC) have proven to have tremendous benefits for athletes who wish to take their game to the next level. And athletes at UWC with these dreams will soon have the chance to make them a reality. When the University’s High-Performance Centre launches in June 2020, more athletes... Read more
Madibaz crowned Super League squash champions
The Madibaz men’s squash team regained a title which had slipped from their grasp in the last two years when they were crowned EP Super League squash champions at Londt Park in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday. Jason le Roux’s side went through their league programme unbeaten, sealing the deal... Read more
Kovsie selected for Banyana Banyana
Whether she takes to the field or not, being part of the senior national women’s soccer team is already an accomplishment, says Nomsa Mathontsi.  The BAdmin student in Economic and Management Sciences has been chosen for the Banyana Banyana squad for the first time. They face Lesotho on Sunday, 8 March... Read more