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 […]

Western Cape Karateka eyeing gold at online African Championships

A number of athletes from the Karate Association of the Western Cape will be strong contenders for titles at the UFAK Online Championship that starts on 12 December. The Kata competition is an online one and open for karateka from the ages 8 to 14. Kata is described as a movements or dance of karate […]

Provincial bowls players enjoy being back on the greens

Bowls players in the Western Cape Bowls are enjoying their time back on the greens and the competitions are flowing thick and fast. That is the word from Charmaine Mostert, marketing executive of Western Cape Bowls. She says the districts are very active and the development of the game under non-players is a big priority […]

Provincial Softball’s High Performance Program unearthing gems

Western Cape Softball Association’s High Performance Program plans are afoot to pick up speed once the game has had a full return to play. The High Performance Program was launched in the 2017/18 season in conjunction with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Rodney Cupido, president of Western Cape Softball, was […]

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 […]

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 […]

Soccer players hoping for a flying start in new year

While the professional soccer league is well underway, local football players are hopeful of a return to play soon and plans are being devised to make that possible. That is the word from Gerald Donn, president of the South African Soccer Federation Western Cape. He says the national competitions committee of SAFA would sit soon […]

Western Cape Gymnastics getting back into its stride

Melvin Edwards, president of Western Cape Gymnastics, says his sport is in as good a position it can be under the current circumstances brought about by Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown that led to a ban on competitions and training sessions. He says currently the provincial executive committee is busy planning for a program as […]

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 […]