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 […]

Top WCPSC official says sport will look different

Covid-19 brought sport worldwide to a crossroads and sport administrators and athletes need to start thinking differently about how they operate, as we will not be returning to the pre-virus status quo. That is the warning from Gerald Donn, executive member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation. Donn is also the president of the […]

West Coast Sport Council warns against complacency

 Gerald Donn, chairman of the West Coast District Sport Federation, says his region has been hit harder than most by the national lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 virus.West Coast is one of the districts of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (WCPSC) and it stretches over five local municipalities: Swartland, Bergrivier, Matzikama, Cederberg […]

Innovation order of day for WC Cycling

Innovation is the order of the day in cycling circles as the riders are trying to keep fit and sharp during the national Lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 virus. Corne Bence, president of Cycling Western Cape, said he welcomes the window period of 3 hours between 6 and 9 am in which cyclists […]

Provincial Climbers scaling the walls at home

Christ Naude, president of Western Cape Climbing, says his athletes and administrators are staying active and busy during the national Lockdown that is currently putting a hold on all sporting activity. WC Climbing is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation and represents 10 clubs and approximately 220 climbers.Chris says the Lockdown has affected […]

Gymnastics pro-active during Lockdown

The Lockdown has brought gymnastic competitions to a standstill but behind the scenes plans and programs are being devised to ensure that the administrators and gymnasts hit the ground running when things return to normal. That is the assurance from the president of Western Cape Gymnastics, Melvin Edwards. Western Cape Gymnastics, a member of the […]

Coaching Commission keeps going

It is tough to stay active during the National Lockdown, but the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation’s Coaching Commission is finding ways to keep moving forward.   Advocate Lwandiso Kwababana is the chairperson of the WCPSC Coaches Commission. The commission comprises of the coaches representatives from the six districts of the Western Cape Province and […]

United Nations celebrates International Sport Day

Today, amidst the Covid-19 pandemic that is currently wreaking havoc worldwide, the United Nations observes the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.   The Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (WCPSC) supports this initiative.   According to a statement on the United Nation’s website, sport has proven to be a cost-effective and flexible tool […]

MEDIA STATEMENT: DCAS MEASURES TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

MEDIA STATEMENT: DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT’S MEASURES TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19   Following the World Health Organisation’s declaration of the COVID-19 outbreak as a global pandemic, President Ramaphosa’s declaring it a national disaster and the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation’s advisories […]

Corona Virus advisory (V1)

Please note this advisory is for all persons who participate in sport in the Western Cape whether, Provincial District, Club or Athletes.   This advisory has been drafted after consultation with partners and government authorities following the presidential request for support and social distancing and could change in the near future.   In order to […]