Intervarsity 2013 was held at Nelson Mandela Metropolitian University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth, the supporters and players doing battle with the incessant wind on Saturday 17 August.
NMMU won the two-day sports tournament with 398 points giving them a 62 point margin over Rhodes University with 336 points. The University of Fort Hare (UFH) and Walter Sisulu University (WSU) trailed behind with 238 and 207 points respectively.
Adriana Georgiades: Former Rhodes student Natalie Ann Ross won a gold medal in the World Duathlon Championships in Ottawa, Canada over the weekend of 10/11 August. Her winning time was 02:13:55, over 5 minutes faster than the second competitor. Natalie competed in the category females aged between 20 and 24.
Chelsea Haith: Mandla Gagayi, Head of Sports at Rhodes University, has been appointed the Deputy Chef de Mission of the University Sports South Africa (USSA) delegation to the World Student Games to be held in Kazan, Russia this July.
Azarrah Karrim: The 2013 season of Rhodes Internal League Soccer kicked off on Wednesday and TheOppidan Press will be taking a look at some of the results over the course of the campaign.
Teams have been split into two pools and both sets were in action on Wednesday night.
Azarrah Karrim: Abu Dhabi were crowned winners of the St Patrick’s Day Pre-Season Cup with a 2-0 win over Allan Webb as the knock-out tournament kicked off on the weekend.
The competition, which acts as a precursor to this year's internal league soccer, saw teams fight it out for a chance to bag top honours.
Azarrah Karrim: The Eastern Cape University Sport South Africa (USSA) League took place yesterday at Alec Mullins Hall with four competing university basketball teams from around the Eastern Cape.
Teams from Rhodes, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), University of Fort Hare and Walter Sisulu University battled it out to decide which two teams will advance to nationals at the end of the year.
Denzil de Klerk:If the last two years are anything to go by, the Rhodes men's B crew are certainly favourites going into this year's Boat Race.
Informally known as the Gondwanaland crew, the Rhodes men's B crew have been successful at the previous two Boat Race events, having won Gold at both. The University of Johannesburg were the runners up on both occasions, and probably pose the biggest threat to Rhodes again this year.
Denzil de Klerk: Tension is mounting as the best rowers from universities across South Africa prepare both physically and mentally for what is the biggest rowing event on the calendar: Boat Race.
Boat Race 2012 starts this Thursday, 13 September, on the Kowie River of Port Alfred. A lot is expected from the women's A crew who have had an excellent year so far.
Denzil de Klerk: This year the women's B crew have been pushed harder than they have been pushed in a while, according to Rhodes women's rowing captain Adele Street.
The B crew therefore feel confident ahead of Boat Race 2012, which starts this Thursday in Port Alfred.
Zintle Ngubeni: Scores of environmentally-conscious athletes took part in the very first Green Route challenge on Saturday 2 September. The running and longboarding event aimed to raise awareness about excessive CO2 emissions and attracted 43 excited participants.