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 […]

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 Ringball educating members on COVID prevention

Ringball is still a few steps away from getting the go-ahead to return to play. So says Wynand Zaayman, president of the Western Cape Ringball Federation, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation. The national body submitted their compliance plans for a return to play to the Ministry of Sport, Arts and Culture […]

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 […]

Smiles all around as Western Cape Equestrian Sport returns

There were smiles all around when Western Cape Equestrian Sport received the notification that they can return to action after they were prohibited from doing so due to the national Lockdown brought about by the Covid-19 virus. Sylvia Bruckner, president, said they received formal permission from the Department of Sport and started putting protocols in […]

Western Cape Gymnastics elated about return to action

Melvin Edwards, president of Western Cape Gymnastics, says the gymnastics family is extremely excited to be back in business after the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture gave them the go-ahead for a reopening of clubs and gymnasiums. His federation represents 164 registered clubs and is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation […]

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 […]

Federations sharing ahead of the game

The past few weeks have been particularly difficult for our members under the COVID-19 lockdown regulations and the request for COVID readiness sport plan submissions has made matters even more challenging. The deadline for initial submissions has closed and most federations must now await government approval before they can return to play. Our members will […]

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 […]