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News and Speeches for Sport and Recreation

Western Cape Athletes Shine at National Schools Championships

18 December 2013

Thousands of learners from across the country in the age group 13–18 years competed for honours in a variety of sporting codes at the National School Sports Championship. The championship is hosted annually by Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA... Read More

Many Accolades for Sevens Rugby School Sports Championships

18 December 2013

Team Western Cape Sevens Rugby were in fine form at the Western Cape School Sports Championships last week. Coming away with one silver and three gold medals the teams lit up the field with some exciting running Rugby. New Orleans High School... Read More

Basketball Teams Perform Well at National School Championships

18 December 2013

Montevideo Primary School’s under 13 basketball boys and girls made team Western Cape proud as both teams won gold at the National School Championship in Bloemfontein last week. Read More

The Western Cape salutes its Sport Legends

17 December 2013

“You are our legends, have left a lasting legacy and are great leaders in sport.” These were the words of Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer to the 37 senior sportsmen and sportswomen who were honoured at the 9th Sport Legends... Read More

Sport and recreation opportunities for Kranshoek community

17 December 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the Bitou Municipality to launch the Kranshoek Community Sport and Recreation Club on Saturday, 14 December 2013. Read More

Making a Difference in the Lives of Women Behind Bars

9 December 2013

On Wednesday, 27 November 2013, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with Breederivier Correctional Services and Koraal Women Network to host an event aimed at motivating and uplifting 220 women incarcerated at Worcester.... Read More

Have Fun, Grow Talent and Meet Friends at The MOD Spot This Holiday

6 December 2013

Great good news for parents and children! Across the Western Cape, during the December school holidays, a variety of activities will be offered to keep young people busy and safe at our MOD (Mass participation, Opportunity and access, Development... Read More

Meaningful Sport Exchange at Public Lecture

4 December 2013

A public lecture by two world renowned lecturers addressed key challenges faced in sport and provided meaningful exchange of knowledge between various role players in attendance. The lecture was hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport... Read More

MOD Centre Learners Enrolled at Western Cape Sport School

2 December 2013

Eleven excited learners will begin 2014 with a passion to excel on the sports field and in the classroom at the Western Cape Sport School in Kuils River. On Thursday, 28 November 2013, they were honoured by the Department of Cultural Affairs and... Read More

International Day for the Disabled Celebrated in Napier

2 December 2013

Disability sector athletes from across the Western Cape enjoyed a fun-filled day of sport at the International Day for Persons with a Disability event in Napier on Saturday, 30 November 2013. Read More

Promoting the MOD Programme at Mitchell's Plain Festival

2 December 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) promoted the Mass participation, Opportunity and access, Development and growth (MOD) programme at the annual Mitchell’s Plain Festival from 29 November to 1 December 2013. Read More

Sport Stars Crowned at Annual Metropole Awards

25 November 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Western Province (WP) Sport Council honoured notable sport achievers at the annual Metropole Sport Awards in Goodwood on Friday, 22 November 2013. Read More

Boland Sport Stars Crowned in Paarl

22 November 2013

The best regional sport achievers were crowned at the Boland Sport Awards in Paarl on Thursday, 21 November 2013. The ceremony was hosted by the Cape Winelands District Municipality, in partnership with the Boland Sport Council and the Department of... Read More

Department to Honour Metropole Sport Stars

20 November 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is honouring elite sports people in the Western Cape for outstanding achievements at a number of regional Sports Awards events this month. Read More

Successful Sport Mediation Workshop Held in Cape Town

20 November 2013

Mediation and arbitration are quicker, more effective and cheaper mechanisms for resolving disputes in sport than going to court. This was a key message from Chairperson of the Western Cape Sport Arbitration Forum, Adv. André Oosthuizen at a... Read More

West Coast Top Sport Achievers Crowned

19 November 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the West Coast Sport Council and Saldanha Bay Municipality to honour sports achievers at the West Coast Sport Awards held on Friday, 15 November 2013. Read More

Celebrating Excellence in South Western District Sport

19 November 2013

Athletes, coaches, administrators, technical officials and federations in the South Western Districts (SWD) region were acknowledged for achievements at the SWD Sport Awards in George. Read More

Western Cape Chess Sport Stars Crowned

18 November 2013

Chess Western Province (CWP) crowned elite sport stars and awarded regional colours at its annual awards ceremony in Durbanville on Saturday, 16 November 2013. Read More

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Honours Our Sport Legends

15 November 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) avails the opportunity to honour legends, heroes and icons who have uncompromisingly contributed to the development, transformation and growth of sport in South Africa and, more specifically, in... Read More

MOD Stars Go Big at Big Walk

11 November 2013

Even the most tired Discovery Cape Times Big Walk participants were bobbing to the beat as dancers and singers selected from SHARP centres entertained the crowd on Sunday, 10 November 2013. Read More