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 […]

Provincial relief for the sport sectors

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has announced it has established the Western Cape Provincial Sport & Recreation Relief Fund. This fund will provide financial relief to qualifying sport federations and recreational entities that have been hit hard by the lockdown pronounced by the government as a result of the Covid-19 […]

Boxers sparring at home

While Boxing Western Cape is heeding the government’s call for people to stay at home and be safe, they are hoping to still host the national championships for elite and youth boxers in July.   That was the word from their president, advocate Lwandiso Kwababana, who also serves as chairperson of the Coaching Commission, a […]

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 […]

President Western Cape Netball – “We stay on the ball”

The Lockdown has hit Western Cape Netball hard, but its president Bennie Saayman promises that they are putting measures in place to ensure they are ready to resume competitions as soon as they are allowed to. WC Netball is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation. Tannie Bennie, as the president is affectionately […]

Tennis Western Cape turns to technology

Technology is a godsend during this difficult time of Lockdown, says Riad Davids, president of Western Cape Tennis, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation. He says all members had to adapt to the ban on all sporting activities quickly and they had to resort to having meetings via the digital platforms Skype […]

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 […]

Western Cape Equestrian Federation remains optimistic

Life in the world of equestrian sport is going ahead despite the current Lockdown brought about by the Covid-19 virus.That is the message from Western Cape Equestrian’s president, Sylvia Bruckner. WC Equestrian is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation and they have been severely disrupted by the ban on sporting activities for […]

Western Cape Judo stays active

Judo, as a contact sport, is severely affected by the current Lockdown due to the Covid-19 virus, but the administrators and athletes are making sure they are active and prepared for when competition can resume again. Loekie Niehaus, president of Western Cape Judo Federation and chairperson of Cape Winelands Karate, both affiliated to the Western […]

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 […]