High-performance lifesavers back in water and on beach

Lifesavers in the Western Cape are shaking off the Lockdown rust brought about by Covid-19 and the subsequent ban on sport. The top athletes are back at training, says Christine Kennedy, chairperson of Lifesaving Cape Town – a member of the Cape Town Sport Council Christine is in her second year as chairperson and says […]

Legendary Abrie de Swardt will leave a massive gap in sport

Sport in the Western Cape and the country suffered a tremendous blow with the untimely death of veteran sport administrator and coach Abrie de Swardt. Abrie died on Saturday 15 August of a heart attack. He was 70 years old. He is survived by his wife Sharon and two sons, Abrie and Martin. The Western […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chess Western Cape are now growing their game online

Online chess is their saving grace during the lockdown. That is the message from Andre Lewaks, president of the Western Cape Chess Association. The Western Cape Chess Association is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation and represents chess clubs, schools, and tertiary institutions from all the districts of the WCPSC. Western Cape […]