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Media Statement: We are excited to welcome Formula E To Cape Town in 2023

20 October 2022

The Western Cape Government is excited for another big sporting event to come to the province, following the confirmation of Cape Town as a race destination for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in 2023. Read More

Indigenous Games team capped for participation at National tournament

22 September 2022

On Wednesday, 21 September 2022, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais capped 98 players from the Western Cape who will be competing at the National Indigenous Games, which will take place in Kwa-Zulu Natal from 24 September 2022. Read More

Provincial Sport Winners announced

18 September 2022

On Saturday, 17 September 2022, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport announced the winners of the 2022 Provincial Sport Awards at a ceremony at Mutual Park in Pinelands. Read More

DCAS disappointed by cancellation of the National School Sport Championship

17 March 2022

On 16 March 2022, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport was informed by the National Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) that the National School Sport Championship, scheduled for the weekend of 18-21 March 2022, has... Read More

Provincial Sport Legends officially acknowledged by Minister Marais

15 December 2021

Today, 15 December 2021, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, honoured 18 sporting legends at an award ceremony in Paarl. Read More

Facilities management course graduates celebrated by DCAS, CPUT

19 November 2021

A group of municipal facilities management staff from around the Western Cape have been empowered to continue serving their communities, through a partnership between the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Read More

Western Cape Olympians and Paralympians celebrated

18 October 2021

On Saturday, 16 October 2021, Premier Alan Winde and Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, hosted an appreciation ceremony for Western Cape-based Olympic and Paralympic participants. Read More

We wish our Western Cape participants well for the 2020 Paralympics

18 August 2021

The National team to represent our country at the 2020 Paralympics was officially announced this past Saturday and Minister Anroux Marais would like to congratulate all participants on their selection, with a special acknow Read More

We mourn the passing of two Western Cape sporting legends

17 August 2021

In the past week, the Western Cape has lost two of its sporting icons – Solomon Gelant Ross and Hermann Steyn, both who made important contributions to the promotion of sport in the country. Read More

Sport funding handovers concluded in Overberg

23 April 2021

On Thursday, 22 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the last of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Eden sport federations welcome handover of funding and equipment

20 April 2021

On Monday, 19 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the fifth of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Central Karoo sport federations bolstered through annual funding

16 April 2021

On Thursday, 15 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the fourth of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Metro sport federations urged to safely continue work with funding boost

15 April 2021

On Wednesday, 14 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the third of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

West Coast sport federations receive support to continue their activities

14 April 2021

On Tuesday, 13 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the second of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Cape Winelands sport federations boosted by funding handover

13 April 2021

On Monday, 12 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport embarked on the first of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Provincial Sporting Achievers Honoured at Sport Awards

24 March 2021

On Tuesday, 23 March the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted a smaller version of its Annual Sport Awards. Read More

DCAS encourages support for women in sport

9 March 2021

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport invited women to participate in a hybrid event, in which various topics facing women in the sporting industry were discussed. Read More

Minister Marais to present netball facility funding to municipalities

4 March 2021

  As we gear up to host the 2023 Netball World Cup in the Western Cape, Minister Anroux Marais will officially present ceremonial cheques to municipalities to upgrade netball facilities in their respective regions.  Read More

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

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