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News and Speeches for Sport and Recreation

Athletes and Team Officials Happy to Receive Tracksuits

28 March 2013

Wearing the sporting colours of their province instils a sense of pride for all athletes and officials. It recognises their achievements and serves as a motivation to strive for excellence and it also inspires others. Read More

“Mal Oor Dans” Competition Focused on Changing Lives

28 March 2013

They say it loud and proud: “Ons is mal oor dans” (We love to dance). Read More

Taking Chess to the Streets in Observatory

27 March 2013

A giant chess board, hidden behind a wall covered in graffiti artwork and under a bridge, is bringing people together while activating public space in the heart of the Observatory community. Read More

Remembering the Heroes of the Sport Struggle

26 March 2013

Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) is working together with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and others to help preserve the history of South African sport through exhibitions and educational programmes. Read More

Local Chess Hero Encourages Youth to Make A Move

26 March 2013

Typically modest about his achievements, local chess Grandmaster-elect Kenny Solomon fulfilled his lifelong dream when he played a simultaneous exhibition match against 20 promising young players at the Rocklands Library in Mitchells Plain, Cape... Read More

“Mal Oor Dans” Competition

22 March 2013

On 22 March 2013, as part of the weeks’ Human Rights Day activities, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in partnership with the City of Cape Town will be hosting a dance competition at the Athlone Civic Centre. Read More

Supporting Women’s Sporting Excellence Through Women’s Leadership

18 March 2013

Women and girls took charge of their sports affairs by appointment of the Western Cape Women and Girls’ Committee of the Western Cape Sport Confederation on Saturday, 16 March 2013. Read More

Public Aerobics for Everyone

15 March 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is again encouraging healthy lifestyles through public aerobics sessions in the Cape Town city centre. On Friday, 15 March 2013, participants met for the first session for the year at the Provincial... Read More

New Sport Facility at School Adds Value to Belhar Community

15 March 2013

Joyful emotions ran high as the Western Cape’s first school-based multipurpose sport court was officially opened at Dr Van Der Ross Primary School in Belhar on Thursday, 14 March 2013. Read More

Safety First and Fun in the Sun at Argus Cycle Tour

12 March 2013

Thousands of spectators lined the streets to cheer for the 30 000 cyclists participating the 36th annual Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour on Sunday, 10 March 2013. Read More

Bringing Sport and Business Together

11 March 2013

Sport can help reduce crime and create jobs, according to Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer. Read More

Best Western Cape Athletes Honoured at Sport Awards

6 March 2013

Committed athletes who make the most of their opportunities and receive the unwavering support of their families achieve success. This was the message to nominees at the 2012 Western Cape Sport Awards ceremony in Somerset West on Friday, 1 March... Read More

Play Fair and Say No to Doping

6 March 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) supports and values a collaborative movement that protects the rights of Western Cape athletes to participate in drug-free sport. Read More

Vernon Philander Named Western Cape Sportsman of the Year

4 March 2013

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer on Friday, 1 March 2013, hosted the Western Cape Sport Awards where a number of Western Cape Sport stars were honoured. Read More