St. Stephen's College has a good history of excellence in sports and games. Competitions in track and field as well as recreational items are held for students, teachers and non teaching staff, in connection with the Sports day celebration every year.

The Department of Physical Education conducts all Kerala Inter-Collegiate competitions like Bishop Tharayil Memorial Volley ball Tournament for men and Sr. Goretti Memorial Volleyball Tournament for women, Mar Kuriakose Kunnacherry Sacerdotal Golden Jubilee Memorial all Kerala Inter-Collegiate Football Tournament and Golden Jubilee Memorial all Kerala Shuttle Badminton Tournament.