Western Cape bowls players are active on lawns again

Bowls players all over the Western Cape are busy returning to action and at the moment the focus is on club players. That is the word from Henry Fourie, acting president of Western Cape Bowls. Henry says all the clubs are busy playing after Bowls SA received the green light for a return to play […]

Chess tournament planned in support of CANSA West Coast

Western Cape Chess will be hosting an Online Heritage Fundraising Tournament in support of CANSA West Coast. The online tournament will have a guaranteed prize fund of R5 000 sponsored by Club Mykonos and takes place on September 24. All proceeds of this event will be donated to the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), […]

Western Cape Cycling is ready and raring to go again!

Now that the national lockdown level has been downgraded to level 2 Western Cape Cycling is planning a Western Cape Track and a Mountain Bike Championship in October and November. Corne Bence, president of Western Cape Cycling, said they have been given permission by the Ministry of Sport, Arts and Culture to start hosting events […]

Western Cape’s chess meeting to honour women a success

The Western Cape Chess Association hosted an Online Chess Swiss Open tournament recently to celebrate Women’s Month. The tournament was open to all women and girls across South Africa and even had a contestant from Malawi! Andre Lewaks, president of Western Cape Chess, regards the tournament as a major success. Altogether 73 women and girls […]

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 […]

Western Cape Women’s workshop a success

Our WCPSC Women And Girls Commission recently held an online Zoom session for just over ninety women sports administrators from provincial and district federations across the Western Cape. The session, hosted by our Chairperson of the Commission Sunette Marais, saw us focus on sports sponsorship – presented by JP Naude – and sports psychology – […]

Women’s Commission hosting a workshop

August is Women’s Month and the Women and Girls Commission of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (WCPSC) is keen to do their bit to advance women and girls in sport. Sunette Marais, chairperson of the Women and Girls Commission and an executive member of WCPSC, says their project for August is to reach as […]

Transplant Sport Western Cape keeps planning ahead

The fact that they cannot show off their talents on the field of play does not prevent Transplant Sport Western Cape, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation, from keeping busy with administrative duties and planning for the future. Herman Steyn, chairperson of Transplant Sport Western Cape, says despite all the hardships brought […]

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 […]