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USSA General Council Meeting

The USSA General Council meeting was hosted on the weekend of the 21 October 2017 at the Wits University Sports Conference Centre. The General Council meeting was attended by the USSA member...

Another NWU Soccer Institute alumnus signs professional contract

Orebotse Bobo Mongae, an alumnus of the North-West University (NWU) Soccer Institute, has recently secured a two-year professional contract with a Botswana Premier League (BPL) outfit, Jwaneng Galaxy...

Tuks are at the forefront of sporting excellence

2017 is the year that the University of Pretoria lifted the standard of university sport to a whole new level winning six of the Varsity Competitions and nine of the USSA Tournaments. To top it...

Kesa does it properly and reaps big reward

This is how middle distance runner Kesaoleboga Molotsane summed up her fairy-tale run that culminated into the Spar Grand Prix triumph at the weekend. Despite her second-place finish in the final...

Olympian rows her way into history

Rio Olympian Kirsten McCann rowed her way into history on Friday as she became the first SA woman to win World Championships gold. The blonde bullet from Pretoria’s High Performance Centre won...

USSA Cross Country

Kimberley - The two day USSA Cross Country event ended on a high note over the weekend. The Event was hosted by Sol Plaatjie University in Kimberley at the SA Defence Force Camp 2 Sports ground. A...

World Champions!

What was billed to be a mouth-watering clash between the two unbeaten teams of the tournament fizzled into a one-sided affair as South Africa seized the opportunity and totally outwitted the...

Passing away of Mr. Teboho Mofokeng

USSA Volleyball regrets to announce the passing away of Mr. Teboho “Bra Chief” Mofokeng the Vaal University of Technology Volleyball Head Coach. He was one of most eminent volleyball...

South African spin sinks Australia

Though not a nation traditionally known for its slow bowling options – at least not until the emergence of Imran Tahir – Northwest University, South Africa (NWU) had an off-spinner and a...

TUT captain signed by PSL club

Elliot Seema becomes the latest Varsity Football graduate to join a PSL club, after Polokwane City signed the defender. There is a saying that the wolf climbing the hill is hungrier than the wolf...

Palframan adds silver medal to Team SA tally

TAIPEI, TAIWAN –Women’s 400m Universiade defending champion, Justine Palframan registers the third medal for Team South Africa this evening with a seasonal best time finish. The...

First two silver medals for SA at Universiade

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Team South Africa registers a spot on the medal log after bagging two silver medals in swimming and athletics respectively. What has been a tough few days of competition,...

Team SA swims its way to the finals

TAIPEI - Tatjana Schoenmaker, student from the University of Pretoria, qualified for the 100m breaststroke final. Schoenmaker finished second in the 100m breaststroke semi- final at the 29th Summer...

Unpatriotic conduct of athlete at the Summer Universiade

University Sport South African notes the sudden departure of Mr. Pieter Jacobus Conradie, 400m Athlete who was part of the South African Students Team currently in competition at the 29th Summer...

29th Summer Universiade opens in Splendor

TAIPEI CITY – In its image as a city of vibrancy and cultural diversity, Taipei enthusiastically reached out with both arms to welcome young athletes from around the world. The 29th Summer...

USSA womens team outclasses Great Britain in opening match

The South African women’s university team kicked off their 29th Summer Universiade campaign with a blistering 3-1 victory over Great Britain in a Group D encounter at the Chang Gung University, in...

Serbia dominates SA water polo team

Team South Africa suffered a massive 13-1 defeat against the Serbians in in their first Pool C match which took place at the Hsinchu Country Natatoruin in Taipei, Taiwan on Friday afternoon, 18...

Team SA is welcomed to the athletes village in Taipei

The Head of the Athlete’s Village in Taipei welcomed delegations, including Team South Africa, to the village at the flag raising spectacle ahead of the official opening ceremony of the 29th...

Team South Africa lands in Taipei

The first group of the Team SA delegation landed safely in Chinese Taipei on Monday, 14 August 2017, after a lengthy connecting flight to the Summer Universiade. Kitted out in their official Team SA...

SUTaipei2017: Triple Threat from South African Flag-Bearer

CAPETOWN - Team South Africa’s flag-bearer Justine Palframan is counting on lucky number three ahead of this year’s Summer Universiade in Taipei. Not only has she been entered into three...

Ten-Medal Target for Team South Africa

CAPETOWN - Team South Africa has set themselves a target of 10 medals for the upcoming Summer Universiade in Taipei. The final 180-strong delegation set to represent the country at the 29th Summer...

USSA narrowly lose out on U21 SAB League crown

Team Gauteng out-shoot defending champions USSA to lift the U21 SAB League Champions’ trophy on Sunday afternoon, after they defeated USSA 4-1 on penalties. What an exhilarating end to the SAB...

Press Release by USSA Team

It gives University Sport South Africa (USSA) the greatest amount of pleasure to announce the University Team SA delegation, consisting of 10 sport codes and a total delegation of 180, that will...

South African Sprinter eyes Universiade Gold

WESTERN CAPE - South African male sprinters have made the top level of the podium their own over the past two Summer Universiades, and ahead of this year’s event in Taipei, rising star Tamzin...

Summer Universiade team managers workshop

With less than two months to go until the 29th Summer Universiade, the general delegation and team managers gathered on the 23rd and 24th of June 2017 in order to fine-tune pertinent issues to ensure...

70 Days to the Games

Taipei – Today marks exactly 70 days before the start of the 29th Summer Universiade in Taipei. The FISU delegation has completed their final visit and testing of the accreditation system which is...

Condolences - Elvis Motiki

At USSA Football we wish to extend our deepest heart-felt condolences to TUT student community, management, players, coaches and the Motiki family during these sad times. Death has robbed us of a...

Farewell Ms. Lydia Hall

Cape Town- The USSA NEC has learned with sadness and shock on the passing of Ms. Lydia Hall who has been employed by the University of Cape Town for the past 31 years. Ms. Hall has been a servant of...

Bereavement - Mr Uvile Sticks Mgijima

The University of Fort Hare Sport Department regrets to inform every one of the sad passing of Mr Uvile Sticks Mgijima (201317070). He passed on in the early hours of Monday the 8th of May 2017. Mr...

USSA President host Chinese Delegation

Pretoria- The USSA President Mrs. Ilhaam Groenewald hosted the Vice President of the Federation of University Sport of China Dr. Xue in Pretoria on Sunday morning. Dr. Xue is part of a 500 member...

USSA Presidential Voice – April 2017

Dear USSA Family members It has been two weeks since our Annual General and Special General meetings with a newly elected National Executive Committee (NEC) in place. For the first time in the...

USSA Celebrate 23 years of existence

On 8 February 1994, the newly constituted Interim Committee of the SASSU (ICSASSU) chaired by Prof Gerwel met at the University of Johannesburg (the then Rand Afrikaans University). At the meeting...

Rowing Championships

Cape Town- The 2017 edition of the USSA Rowing Sprints championships ended on a high note. The famous Blues and Grudge Crews were selected which battled against each other. The crews are always the...

Softball Ladies Shine

The USSA Softball Ladies have achieved their desired results when they overcome Western Province 2-1 in the SA Softball National Championships on Saturday night (25 March 2017). The team has perfomed...

Aiming for the Top

Tshwane- The USSA Softball ladies have started the 2017 National Championships with an aim for medal position. The 2017 edition of the SA Softball Senior National Championships have started on the...

USSA Softball in quest for better results

Tshwane- The USSA Softball teams entered the third day in preparation for the SA National Championships. The USSA Team for both men and women are regarded as the tenth Province for all SA Softball...

TUT Rise as One in Rwanda

Rwanda - The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) left the country on the 17 March 2017 to participate at the 3rd FASU Cross Country Championships in Kigali. The TUT team consisted of five males,...

Kesa Molotsana to lead Cross County pack

The Athletics South Africa announced its team on Wednesday 08 March 2017 that will participate at the Iaaf World Cross Country event scheduled in Uganda (Kampala) on the 26th March 2017. It was no...

The Blues and Grudge crews

The USSA-Rowing National Sprints Regatta is an annual event held at the beautiful Misverstand Dam, Western Cape. The regatta is hosted by the University of Cape Town, and racing is done over a...

Dumisani Chauke - a cut above the rest

University Sport South Africa welcomes the services of 30 year old optimistic Limpopo born Dumisani Chauke, as a newly elected Vice-Chairperson of USSA Netball.This makes the year 2017 to be even...

Home-grown athlete set to make even greater strides

TUT athlete, Collen Mulaudzi (26) says he is ready to make even greater strides in the sport fraternity. Mulaudzi has been training with SA 10 000m sensation Stephen Mokoka, who has inspired him to...

First meeting for Summer Universiade

Taipei- The first meeting scheduled by the 29th Summer Universiade Local Organising Committee (LOC) took place on the morning of the 21 February 2017. The LOC invited all Foreign Mission and Liaison...

The Seventh President

The USSA Management Committee held its last meeting for the year on Friday 9th February 2017, chaired by the outgoing President Professor Tyrone Pretorius who is also the Vice Chancellor and Rector...

USSA Football gather its thoughts.....

The USSA football Executive Committee held its first meeting for 2017 in Ekhuruleni in the East of Gauteng between the 9-10 February 2017. The purpose of the meeting was to consolidate all plans for...

Farewell Humble Soul

The year 2016 ended on a sad note for the entire University Sports Movement when we heard of the sudden passing of Mr. Roger Adams. The USSA 1st VP. Mrs. Groenewald described Mr. Adams as humble,...

World Cup, I am Ready...

The 1999 Nike U/15 Tournament in Milpark was actually not where it started for the Kwa-Thema Football star Ms. Gabisile China Hlumbane. She actually started her football in the dusty streets of...

International Day of University Sport

As part of the celebrations of the International Day of University Sport as proclaimed by UNESCO, USSA encouraged its member institutions to join FISU in celebrating this day by organising various...

Grip it and rip it

The USSA Golf has over the past years showed tremendous growth. The sport has grown from strength to strength with majority of our golfers at our institution participate at events organised by SA...

Between the lanes

With the tough task of dealing with wave drag, the 28th Summer Universiade in Gwangju was simply not the year for the USSA Aquatics Team. It has over the past years been evident that any year leading...

It’s Simply possible

The USSA Football Team has in the past year been one of those codes that remain the dark horses and ultimately proved that they are just Simply the best. The 28th Summer Universiade in Gwangju the...

We Thank You

The USSA NEC on behalf of its members wishes to thank the below USSA Teams for their participation at various events that were both staged locally and Internationally in 2016. With such a great...

If the track can witness

The Chairperson of USSA Athletics after being re-elected to lead the student athletics body in September 2016 at the USSA Cross- Country event that was held at the University of Zulu land down in...

 
 
 
 
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