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Ward, bowler rule in Madibaz Open squash finals
Warren Bower became the first Gqeberha-based Madibaz student to win the Madibaz Open men’s squash title when he defeated teammate Siphelele Mpini in a gruelling final at the university’s South Campus on Sunday. The women’s crown in the annual Nelson Mandela University tournament, sponsored by SA Home Loans, was... Read more
Pienaar chases more success for UJ squash
Defending champion Alexa Pienaar has her sights set on further success when the University Sport South Africa squash tournament takes place in Cape Town from June 30 to July 5. Not only is the University of Johannesburg star aiming to capture another individual title, she and the team will... Read more
Madibaz: Valuable lessons for Kuhn at world squash champs
Talented Madibaz squash player John Kuhn returned from the World University Championships in England with some valuable lessons under his belt following a highly competitive tournament. Played in Birmingham last month, Kuhn was part of the South African team which ended sixth overall. In the individual event he won... Read more
UJ’s Pienaar takes silver at world varsity squash champs
Squash star Alexa Pienaar kept the University of Johannesburg flag flying high when she won the silver medal at the World University Squash Championships women’s event earlier this month. The 24-year-old UJ player produced one of the best performances by a South African at the tournament, played in Birmingham,... Read more
Samaai, Pienaar named UJ sport stars of the year
National long jumper Ruswahl Samaai and promising squash star Alexa Pienaar received the top accolades when the University of Johannesburg sports awards gala function was held at the Johannesburg Country Club last night. Samaai, who hails from Paarl, won the Sportsman of the Year award for the second year... Read more

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