A message of hope from the WC Provincial Sport Confederation

To say 2020 was a tough year, would be an understatement. We have been under pressure like never before and our commitment to our sport, our federations and our clubs was severely tested. But Covid-19 showed us that we have resolve, that we are prepared to fight for the things we love, and above all, […]

Provincial Climbing host successful African event

Western Cape Climbing presented a very successful International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) African Championships at City Rock in Paardeneiland, Cape Town, with two South African athletes taking top honours. In the female division Erin Sterkenberg from KwaZulu Natal has qualified for next year’s postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after she won gold in the […]

Good year for Western Cape Cycling with many highlights

Western Cape Cycling had a fantastic year and was one of the first sport codes to get back to action after receiving the green light to do so after Lockdown. Corne Bence, president of Western Cape Cycling, said it was a blessing that their sport was one of the first to be allowed to start […]

Provincial Netball happy with season; wants more in 2021

Netball Western Cape president Bennie Saayman is reasonably happy with the way the 2020 season went, despite the disruption brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tannie Bennie, as she is affectionately known, said it was good and there were many positives. We could choose teams for the Telkom National League and that was a wonderful […]

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 Climbing is ready to host Olympic qualifier

Western Cape Climbing is ready to host the best of the continent at the African Championships from 17 to 20 December at City Rock in Paardeneiland. The tournament serves as an Olympic qualifier and Western Cape will be strongly represented in the South African team, with 4 males and 4 females vying for the African […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]