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News and Speeches for Sport and Recreation

DCAS-supported sport climbing event sees two qualify for Tokyo Olympics

21 December 2020

South Africa’s best male and female climber are headed to Tokyo in 2021 after qualifying for Olympic Games at a Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport-supported event in Cape Town over the weekend. Read More

DCAS-supported Dressage Championships hosted in Stellenbosch

14 December 2020

The Western Cape Dressage Championships took place at the Stellenbosch Riding Club from Friday 11 to Sunday 13 December 2020. Read More

DCAS supported Black Powder Championships hits the bullseye

16 November 2020

The resumption of sport in the Western Cape continued successfully this weekend as the annual Black Powder Shooting South African National Championships was hosted at the Atlantis Military Shooting range. Read More

Cape’s best junior sprint paddlers compete at DCAS-supported event

16 November 2020

Some of the Western Cape’s best junior sprint paddlers received an experience boost over the weekend when they competed in the in the Kayak Sprint competition at the Paarl Canoe Club on Saturday, 14 November 2020. Read More

DCAS supported Freedom Paddle takes place safely

26 October 2020

The third annual Freedom Paddle took place in Table Bay on Saturday 24 October 2020, with 250 paddlers from around the Western Cape taking part. The surski race usually takes place on Freedom Day, 27 April, but was postponed this year due to the... Read More

Overberg sports clubs encouraged to resume service to their communities

1 October 2020

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) completed its annual sport funding cycle on Wednesday, when the last of six cheque handover ceremonies took place in the Overberg town of Swellendam. Read More

Minister Marais financially supports WC sport federations with over R6.3m

1 October 2020

Sports clubs and federations in the Western Cape will be able to safely resume their activities following an investment of R6 356 450 by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

Cape Town sport to resume safely following DCAS funding allocations

30 September 2020

Sports clubs and federations in Cape Town will be able to safely resume their activities following an investment of just over R2.3 million rand by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

Importance of sport and recreation highlighted as DCAS invests in Cape Winelands

29 September 2020

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) invested just over R1 000 000 into the promotion and development of sport in the Cape Winelands on Monday, 28 September 2020, marked by a cheque handover ceremony held in Fran Read More

First of six cheque handovers boosts West Coast sport federations

15 September 2020

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its Sport Promotion Directorate, has embarked on cheque handovers across the various districts in order to support sporting federations in their re-opening of the sector. Read More

Over R600 000 presented to West Coast sport federations as sector reopens

15 September 2020

Alert Level 2 Regulations now allow for the resumption of sporting activities, including professional and non-professional matches, authorised by recognised sporting bodies, subject to the following: Read More

Capitec donates food parcels to MOD coaches and learners across the province

7 July 2020

Yesterday, 6 July 2020, Minister Anroux Marais accepted Capitec's generous donation of food parcels to our MOD and Neighbouring Schools Programme coaches a Read More

Media alert: Minister Marais to open new multipurpose fields in Khayelitsha

27 February 2020

Tomorrow, Friday 28 February 2020, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open the new multipurpose fields, funded by the Gary Kirsten Foundation and Multichoice, at Chris Hani Arts and Culture High School in Khayelitsha. Read More

Minister Marais encourages young riders to participate in Cape Roleur Prologue

10 February 2020

HotChillee is once again inviting young riders from across the Western Cape to compete at the Cape Rouleur Young Rider Prologue, which takes place in Franschhoek on 1 March 2020. Read More

Minister Marais to engage on Eden’s 2019/20 sporting spend

21 January 2020

Tomorrow, 22 January 2020, Minister Anroux Marais will attend the Eden Trilateral Agreement Feedback engagements in George. Read More

DCAS Neighbourhood Development Programme wins big at Service Excellence Awards

5 December 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) was recognised at the annual Western Cape Premier’s Service Excellence Awards once again on Wednesday 4 December 2019, as a programme run out of the Read More

Rain does not dampen spirits at Metro Better Together Games

28 October 2019

Heavy rain could not deter Western Cape Government staff from all the provincial departments who came out to participate in the Metro Better Together Games on Friday, 25 October 2019. Read More

Scouting in Schools volunteers welcomed back from USA trip by Minister Marais

24 October 2019

Fourteen young Scout leaders who recently returned from working at summer camps in the USA met the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, this week to share Read More

DCAS brings together West Coast government staff to encourage healthy lifestyles

14 October 2019

Hundreds of government officials from the West Coast District gathered in Saldanha Bay on Friday, 11 October 2019, for a day of friendly competition at the annual Better Together Games (BTG). Read More

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