Climbing gearing up for showpiece tournament

It is all systems go for Western Cape Climbing as they prepare to host the African Championships from 17 to 20 December at City Rock in Paardeneiland. The best of Africa will be competing for the continent’s two places – one for a male and one for a female climber – at next year’s Olympic […]

Western Cape Gymnastics getting back into its stride

Melvin Edwards, president of Western Cape Gymnastics, says his sport is in as good a position it can be under the current circumstances brought about by Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown that led to a ban on competitions and training sessions. He says currently the provincial executive committee is busy planning for a program as […]

Local star qualifies for darts professional world champs

Western Cape Darts are on the up and up! Cameron Carolissen (24) from the Strandfontein-based Saints Darts Club won the recent African Qualifier for the Professional Darts Corporation World Championship at Goodwood Sports Club. He is now going to represent Africa in England in December. Carolissen beat his rivals at the Last Man Standing darts […]

Track cyclists set the bar high at Western Cape meeting

The Western Cape Track Cycling Championships was held at the Bellville Velodrome the past weekend and Corné Bence, president of Western Cape Cycling, says it was a major success. Corné said they had many more entries than usual and ascribes it to the fact that the riders have not had a chance to compete as […]

Tug of War picking up speed nicely after lockdown

Western Cape Tug of War is slowly but surely finding its feet again after the lifting of the ban on competition due to the Coronavirus. The past Saturday the South African Club Tug of War Championships took place at the ATKV Amphitheatre in Hartenbos. On November 7, the Western Cape Tug of War Championships take […]

Western Cape ringball players can look forward to some action

Western Cape Ringball players will be excited to hear the news that they will be in action soon after having been on the courts for the last time during March. Their president, Wynand Zaayman, said now that the gates are open again, they are planning a round robin tournament in three different towns. Western Cape […]

Western Cape boxers looking forward to first fight night

Boxers in the Western Cape will be in action again this coming Saturday after a long absence from the ring due to the lockdown brought about by the Coronavirus. That is the good news from adv. Kwababana, Secretary General of Western Cape Boxing. He said at an administrative level, things are looking good again for […]

Western Cape Netball backs squads in quest for national glory

Western Cape Netball is standing behind their two teams in the Telkom National League currently taking place at the Mangaung Indoor Sports Complex in Bloemfontein and believes they can go all the way. Bennie Saayman, president of Western Cape Netball, in her farewell speech told the players from the Stings and the Tornadoes that they […]

Western Cape cyclists enjoying being back on track

It is almost all systems go again for Western Cape Cycling, with riders competing again on the track and mountains. According to Corne Bence, president of Western Cape Cycling, race organisers and the cyclists adapted quickly and efficiently to the Covid-19 regulations imposed on cycling by the government. We have started with track meetings again […]

Chess tournament in aid of CANSA West Coast a big success

Western Cape Chess recently held an Online Heritage Fundraising Tournament in support of CANSA West Coast and president Andre Lewaks says it was a huge success. The online tournament had a guaranteed prize fund of R5 000 sponsored by Club Mykonos and took place on September 24. A total of R5 200 was donated to the […]