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.
Simpiwe Ndlovu: Doping has been the cause of many highly controversial stories in sporting history, especially in the modern era of improved medical science and technology.
You need to look no further than current sporting headlines to be made aware of this, with the now questionable ambassador of world cycling, Lance Armstrong, under fire with allegations of doping throughout his illustrious cycling career.
The scene was set for a memorable showdown on Friday 10 August, when the Troopers took on former champions, Dream Team, in the Rhodes Internal League rugby. The match had all the right ingredients for a fairy-tale ending. The proverbial underdogs were up against the multiple championship winners, in front of a vocal and admiring crowd.
Imagine being an Olympian: to know that you are amongst the elite of your sport from around the world. Your presence or experience at the games alone garners awe and admiration from those you tell. To be asked by your country to wear its colours on the most competitive levelof performance is the greatest honour and proof of your ability.