Madibaz men chase spot in Varsity Football
The Madibaz men’s football team is determined to capitalise on their promotion to the top-flight by finishing in the top eight when the University Sport South Africa tournament takes place next week. The annual competition will be held at Wits in Johannesburg from December 2 to 6, with the... Read more
Madibaz netball star earns national recognition
The 18-year-old first-year student has been chosen for the national squad to take on their Zimbabwe counterparts in a series of matches from Friday to Sunday. Rising SPAR Madibaz netball star Jami-Leigh Goeda is overjoyed at the recognition she has received through her selection to the South African U21... Read more
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
Belief a common thread in NMU’s Senekal success
Belief in her own ability has played a major role in cementing Ischke Senekal’s status as one of South Africa’s finest field athletes. And it has been bolstered by a similar belief shown by those around her. This year, the Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club star was again crowned national... 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
Madibaz squash players take silver in USSA clash
The Madibaz squash team kept the Nelson Mandela University flag flying high when they returned with the silver medal from the University Sport South Africa tournament early this month. Played at UCT in Cape Town from June 30 to July 5, Madibaz were defeated in the final by the impressive University... 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
Madibaz surfers banking on an all-around effort
With several new faces in their outfit, the Madibaz surfing squad will be banking on a concerted team effort when the University Sport South Africa competition takes place later this month. The Nelson Mandela University team have produced some excellent performances in recent years and will be aiming for... Read more
Madibaz prepares for tough USSA squash challenge
The Madibaz squash team are fired up for the challenge after ending as runners-up last year when they target the University Sport South Africa tournament title in Cape Town. The event will be held at UCT from June 30 to July 5 and the Nelson Mandela University student-athletes will... 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