Tug of War Western Cape finishes year with a big bang

Western Cape Tug of War ended its 2020 with a big bang and the administrators and athletes are now looking forward to an action-packed 2021. Three big competitions in the space of six weeks made up for the lack of competition during a Covid-19-ravaged year. Jan Barnard, president of Western Cape Tug of War, said […]

Local star qualifies for darts professional world champs

Western Cape Darts are on the up and up! Cameron Carolissen (24) from the Strandfontein-based Saints Darts Club won the recent African Qualifier for the Professional Darts Corporation World Championship at Goodwood Sports Club. He is now going to represent Africa in England in December. Carolissen beat his rivals at the Last Man Standing darts […]

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 […]

Organisers consider Cape equestrian meeting a success

The Motus-Mitsubishi Cape Town Western Cape Lower Novice Dressage Championships 2020 took place at the Sarda Centre in Constantia the past weekend and the organisers deemed it a big success. The Western Cape Equestrian Federation is hosting events again after receiving the green light for a return to play after a Covid-19-enforced absence from live […]

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, […]