Provincial Sport Safeguarding commission set to launch under newly appointed Chairperson Sylvia Bruckner

The Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation takes great pleasure in announcing the implementation of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation Safe Guarding commission under the guidance of newly appointed Chairperson Sylvia Bruckner. The Safeguarding Commission will be aligned with the SASCOC Safeguarding Commission which in turn is aligned to the IOC Safeguarding model. These policies […]

Provincial chess make big strides during tough year

Western Cape Chess, like all other sporting codes, had a tough year, but refused to give in to the doom and gloom and kept the sport alive and healthy during trying times. Statistically Western Cape has done very well to dominate many facets of the game. Some of our statistical highlights included the following: Top […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Women and Girls Commission’s Zoom session successful again

The Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation’s Women and Girls Commission recently hosted yet another online session. Dr Debbie Alexander, Clinical Psychologist and SASCOC head of high performance, was joined by Dr Denise Bouah, author of the recently released book Sport Psychology for Children. The meeting took place on the Zoom online meeting platform and Sunette […]

Chess tournament in aid of CANSA West Coast a big success

Western Cape Chess recently held an Online Heritage Fundraising Tournament in support of CANSA West Coast and president Andre Lewaks says it was a huge success. The online tournament had a guaranteed prize fund of R5 000 sponsored by Club Mykonos and took place on September 24. A total of R5 200 was donated to the […]

Western Cape Darts proud of Petersen’s achievements on world stage

Lorenzo Arendse, Western Cape Darts president, congratulated Devon Petersen for his excellent performance the past weekend in Germany, where he won the German Darts Championships. He in the process made history by becoming the first South African and African to win a Professional Darts Corporation title. Arendse said he was proud of Devon’s achievement. Devon […]

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 […]