Track cyclists set the bar high at Western Cape meeting

The Western Cape Track Cycling Championships was held at the Bellville Velodrome the past weekend and Corné Bence, president of Western Cape Cycling, says it was a major success. Corné said they had many more entries than usual and ascribes it to the fact that the riders have not had a chance to compete as […]

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 […]

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’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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fencing Western Cape keep on planning

Fencing

Patrick Collings, chairman of Fencing Western Cape, says the national lockdown is affecting the sport adversely but they are trying their best to use technology to keep going. Fencing Western Cape  is a member of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation. Collings is the national team manager, on the management team of South Africa’s Commonwealth […]