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 Chess honour women with tournament

The Western Cape Chess Association will be hosting an Online Women’s Month Chess Swiss Open tournament on 8 August. The tournament will be open to all women and girls across South Africa. As a Federation we acknowledge that the pace of transformation in sport is far too slow and we need more programmes to promote […]

Western Cape Kickboxing return good news for coaches

 The Western Cape Provincial Kickboxing Association is excited after they have received permission for a safe return to play from the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture last week. The big winners for now, according to Josh Cloete, president of WC Kickboxing, are the coaches who felt the brunt of the effects of COVID-19 virus […]

Calling on sport to fight COVID-19

The Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (WCPSC) is calling on all sport leaders, administrators, players, coaches, and fans to get behind the fight to stop the Coronavirus. As the sport leadership in the province – with many of us involved in sport at national, provincial, district and club level – we firmly believe that sport […]

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 […]

A slow return to action for Western Cape Climbing

Now that the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture gave climbing the green light to return to training, planning is going full steam ahead for the African Championship in hopefully mid-December. That is the message from Chris Naude, vice-president of Western Cape Climbing, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation that represents 10 […]

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 […]

Fencing Western Cape keep on planning

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Patrick Collings, chairman of Fencing Western Cape, says the national lockdown is affecting the sport adversely but they are trying their best to use technology to keep going. Fencing Western Cape  is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation. Collings is the national team manager, on the management team of South Africa’s Commonwealth […]