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Rhodes rowing on the rise


Adriana Georgiades Rhodes University Rowing started the year off with a bang, impressing at the prestigious Buffalo Regatta, held in East London on the Buffalo River this past weekend. It was the 129th time the tournament, in which both schools and universities compete, was held, and Rhodes competed against the …

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[Opinion] Fear and Loathing in Football Officiating


This article previously appeared in Activate’s 29 September print edition. By Brad Dennett While Rugby is quite a simple sport (run, fall, tackle, run, kick), it’s one where respect towards the officials and each other isn’t asked of the players, it’s forced upon them. Thus you can watch a match …

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RURC elects first ever black Captain


Mitchell Shaun Parker In what is an exciting development for sport at Rhodes University, the Rhodes University Rowing Club last night elected Thomas Lungu as their Captain – the first black person to hold this role in the club’s over 80 years of history. Lungu, who was a member of the …

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MSA hold annual soccer fest in memoriam of former student


Photo sourced from Shutterstock By Sami Mpindiwa A large supportive crowd, delicious food, yellow cards, goals for the books, close calls, last minute goals…These are just a few phrases to describe the annual Muslim Students Association 5-a-side soccer tournament, held at Prospect Field this past Saturday. The decade old event …

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The 2015 Rugby World Cup Preview: All you need to know

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By Matthew Foot Once again, the global supporters of one of the toughest sports in the world are beyond jubilant. It’s the 2015 IRB World Cup. This involves weekly international matches that will result in the crowning of the World Champions. The defending New Zealand side are once again the …

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