Western Cape’s chess meeting to honour women a success

The Western Cape Chess Association hosted an Online Chess Swiss Open tournament recently to celebrate Women’s Month. The tournament was open to all women and girls across South Africa and even had a contestant from Malawi! Andre Lewaks, president of Western Cape Chess, regards the tournament as a major success. Altogether 73 women and girls […]

WCPSC praises administrators for hard work

The Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation is happy to see how many federations have begun the slow return to play and training. After many months of return to play submissions by the national codes, several have been approved and our federations are slowly coming back online. The approved plans now roll out from national to […]

Women’s Commission hosting a workshop

August is Women’s Month and the Women and Girls Commission of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (WCPSC) is keen to do their bit to advance women and girls in sport. Sunette Marais, chairperson of the Women and Girls Commission and an executive member of WCPSC, says their project for August is to reach as […]

Transplant Sport Western Cape keeps planning ahead

The fact that they cannot show off their talents on the field of play does not prevent Transplant Sport Western Cape, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation, from keeping busy with administrative duties and planning for the future. Herman Steyn, chairperson of Transplant Sport Western Cape, says despite all the hardships brought […]

Western Cape Gymnastics slowly getting back on track

Western Cape Gymnastics are slowly but surely making their way back to a semblance of normality after the sport recently received the green light from the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture for a reopening of clubs and gymnasiums. Melvin Edwards, president of Western Cape Gymnastics, says coaches and gymnasts are glad to be able […]

Western Cape Sport Association for Physically Disabled optimistic

Western Cape Sport Association for the Physically Disabled (WCSAPD) president Mark Beak is confident that his organisation will get the green light to return to play soon. The federation, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (WCPSC), is the administrative body for 8 different sporting codes, namely athletics, boccia, goalball, CP football, cycling, […]

Cautious return to training for Karate Western Cape

Karate is back after the sport received the green light from the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture to resume training. But according to John Daniels, president of the Karate Association of the Western Cape, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation, they will return cautiously. Mr Daniels lamented the challenges encountered during […]

Provincial Chess hosting online competition to raise funds

The Western Cape Chess Association will be hosting an online Nelson Mandela Day Chess Festival on 18 July 2020. The Federation, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation, will dedicate this tournament to the memory of the father of our democracy. Andre Lewaks, president of WC Chess Association, says they realise the very […]

Western Cape Tennis playing it safe

Western Cape Tennis recently got the go-ahead for a return to play from the Ministry of Sport, Arts and Culture after their sport plan was approved. The Federation received confirmation from the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture that their plan for the hosting of limited events and the return of phase 2 players (all […]

WC Aquatics establish relief fund to assist coaches

Lluwellyn Coetzee, president of Western Cape Aquatics, and his executive committee have established a relief fund to assist coaches and other people who are earning an income through the sport and are now suffering financially as a result of the national lockdown. WC Aquatics is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation and […]