Our archers shooting at targets in tournaments again

Western Cape Archery is slowing but surely getting back into the swing of things with tournaments taking place thick and fast again after Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown brought the sport to a standstill. Karen Hultzer, chairperson of Western Cape Archery, said they are glad to be back in action and look forward to growing […]

High-performance lifesavers back in water and on beach

Lifesavers in the Western Cape are shaking off the Lockdown rust brought about by Covid-19 and the subsequent ban on sport. The top athletes are back at training, says Christine Kennedy, chairperson of Lifesaving Cape Town – a member of the Cape Town Sport Council Christine is in her second year as chairperson and says […]

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), […]

Netball Western Cape getting ready for first big tournament

Netball Western Cape is continuing with its planning for a full return to play even though there still is a lot of uncertainty about when the players will be allowed to return to full training in team context. Bennie Saayman, president of Netball Western Cape, says at the moment they are busy planning for the […]

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 […]

WCPSC praises administrators for hard work

The Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation is happy to see how many federations have begun the slow return to play and training. After many months of return to play submissions by the national codes, several have been approved and our federations are slowly coming back online. The approved plans now roll out from national to […]

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 Gymnastics slowly getting back on track

Western Cape Gymnastics are slowly but surely making their way back to a semblance of normality after the sport recently received the green light from the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture for a reopening of clubs and gymnasiums. Melvin Edwards, president of Western Cape Gymnastics, says coaches and gymnasts are glad to be able […]

Western Cape Sport Association for Physically Disabled optimistic

Western Cape Sport Association for the Physically Disabled (WCSAPD) president Mark Beak is confident that his organisation will get the green light to return to play soon. The federation, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (WCPSC), is the administrative body for 8 different sporting codes, namely athletics, boccia, goalball, CP football, cycling, […]