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Read more at: Inter-Collegiate Sport – Michaelmas 2022 Roundup

Inter-Collegiate Sport – Michaelmas 2022 Roundup

24 January 2023

A busy and successful Michaelmas term for inter-collegiate sport! With more leagues than ever displayed on the outward facing competition management system, it is easier than ever for Cambridge University students to get involved in fun and informal college teams – although of course with an element of healthy competition...


Read more at: Cambridge Win the 100th Varsity Race by Beating Oxford 4-2 in the Team Events

Cambridge Win the 100th Varsity Race by Beating Oxford 4-2 in the Team Events

12 January 2023

Training and Trials This year celebrated the 100 th Anniversary of the Varsity Race – the oldest team ski race in the world. As the teams arrived in Val Thorens for four days of training before the races, the air was thick with excitement and anticipation. There was a sense that the racers were competing not just for...


Read more at: The University of Cambridge Sports Service accredited by ground-breaking dual career scheme

The University of Cambridge Sports Service accredited by ground-breaking dual career scheme

5 January 2023

The University of Cambridge Sports Service is leading the way with supporting talented athletes in education in England, having been accredited by an innovative Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) initiative. The Sport England-backed programme supports young sportspeople on the talent pathway to have the opportunity...


Read more at: BUCS and Competitions Roundup: Michaelmas 2022

BUCS and Competitions Roundup: Michaelmas 2022

19 December 2022

The BUCS season is well underway for Cambridge, and we’ve seen huge successes for the Light Blues already this year. Forty-six teams have been entered into the BUCS League and Knockout competitions this season, with one new entry compared to 2021-22 for Men’s Squash – who are looking to gain promotion at the first attempt...


Read more at: Cambridge’s Charlotte Bardsley wins silver in BUCS table tennis championships

Cambridge’s Charlotte Bardsley wins silver in BUCS table tennis championships

29 November 2022

Charlotte Bardsley, a first-year History and Politics student at Sidney Sussex, won silver in the individual event at the BUCS table tennis championships in Nottingham last weekend (19-20/11). Bardsley, who competed for GB in the Commonwealth Games last summer, is the number one ranked under-21 singles women's player in...


Read more at: Oxbridge win historic tennis double against Harvard and Yale

Oxbridge win historic tennis double against Harvard and Yale

12 October 2022

Fresh from Varsity matches earlier in the year, Oxbridge tennis players had to put their rivalries aside over the last month to fight a common enemy: Harvard and Yale. The Prentice and Seabright Cups are traditionally contested every two years, played alternately at Seabright Lawn Tennis & Cricket Club in New Jersey...


Read more at: Eddie Butler: Former Wales rugby captain and legendary broadcaster dies aged 65

Eddie Butler: Former Wales rugby captain and legendary broadcaster dies aged 65

15 September 2022

Everyone at the University of Cambridge Sports Service is very sad to hear the news of Eddie Butler leaving us far too soon. Earlier this year, we created a video with a very simple message; 'Sport Belongs to All'. Eddie, being a Cambridge alumnus, ex international rugby player, journalist and commentator understood and...


Read more at: CURA Captain wins highly coveted Queen's Prize!

CURA Captain wins highly coveted Queen's Prize!

27 July 2022

CU Rifle Captain Alice becomes only the third woman to win The Queen’s Prize in 153 years! An amazing result for Alice Good of Emmanuel College to take home this coveted prize, the most prestigious in the world of target rifle shooting! Alice is the proud Captain of the Cambridge University Rifle Association, and was also...


Read more at: Congratulations to CUBC U23 representatives

Congratulations to CUBC U23 representatives

25 July 2022

CUBC is proud to announce that Ollie Parish (Peterhouse) and Luca Ferraro (King’s) have been selected as the GB U23 pair, which will commence its racing at Varese, Italy, on Tuesday 26th July at 1045 BST. You can follow their heats with live audio and WorldRowing race tracker at www.worldrowing.com . CUBC also...


Read more at: A golden weekend for CUBC athletes and alumni at World Rowing Cup 3 in Lucerne

A golden weekend for CUBC athletes and alumni at World Rowing Cup 3 in Lucerne

18 July 2022

CUBC athletes and alumni raced in 5 events at this weekend’s final of the World Rowing Cup in Lucerne, and came away with 5 golds. Imogen Grant made her return to international racing after the 2021 Olympics, rowing in the lightweight single. Imogen’s dominance was complete – in heat, semi, and final she was never headed...