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News and Speeches for Sport and Recreation

Youth Outreach Uplifts Tulbagh Community

30 September 2013

Hundreds of youths from across the Western Cape made a direct difference in the lives of people in Tulbagh recently. Read More

Western Cape Indigenous Games Team Committed to Improve

25 September 2013

A number of individual Western Cape team members made the province proud at the National Indigenous Game Festival held in Pretoria from 20 to 24 September 2013. Read More

Celebrating Sports and Culture at Heritage Festival in Grassy Park

25 September 2013

About 800 young people took part in Heritage Day sports, arts and culture activities from baseball to breakdancing at the Fairmount High School in Grassy Park on 24 September 2013. Read More

Heritage Day celebrations in Bokmakierie

25 September 2013

Anti-gang programmes from Delft, Samora Machel, KTC, Nyanga East, Khayelitsha and Bokmakierie joined together for a day of fun in a Bokmakierie park on Heritage Day, 24 September 2013. Read More

Learning and Growing at National Indigenous Games

23 September 2013

Players representing the Western Cape at the National Indigenous Games Festival are enjoying the competition. Read More

Team Western Cape Off to National Indigenous Games Festival

20 September 2013

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport honoured the athletes who will represent the Western Cape at the National Indigenous Games in Pretoria Read More

Active seniors excel at 2013 Golden Games

20 September 2013

Despite the cold and wet weather, 1000 senior citizens from 30 Western Cape clubs united in their passion for team sports at the Golden Games in Paarl on 19 September 2013. Read More

Western Cape Athletes to Compete in National Indigenous Games

17 September 2013

Athletes representing the Western Cape will compete for top honours at the National Indigenous Games Festival in Tshwane from 20 to 24 September 2013. This annual festival is organised by Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA). Read More

Uniting People at the Cape Town Marathon

11 September 2013

Thousands of runners are gearing up to take part in the Cape Town Marathon which starts in Adderley Street outside the central railway station at 06:30 on Sunday, 22 September 2013. There is also a 10 km race which starts at the same time and place. Read More

Boxing Puts its Best Foot Forward

10 September 2013

Western Cape stakeholders made their contribution to reviving the fortunes of boxing at a provincial indaba in Athlone on 6 September 2013. Read More

Working Together at Metropole Youth Camp

9 September 2013

Youths from the Cape Metropole region learned the importance of planning to succeed, effective communication and diligent teamwork at a regional youth camp in Grabouw, from 6 to 8 September 2013. Read More

Boland Intellectually Impaired Schools Compete for Top Honours

9 September 2013

The annual Boland intellectually impaired schools sports contest took place at Paarl Gymnasium on Saturday, 7 September 2013 with support from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

West Coast Youth Learn Valuable Lessons

9 September 2013

“You must have a choice, the courage to make a commitment and a chance to make a change.” This is how Romano Niemand (17) described what he had learned at the West Coast regional youth camp that took place in Riebeek West from 6 to 8 September 2013. Read More

Going Big at Aerobics Session on Casual Day

6 September 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) celebrated Casual Day (6 September 2013) this year by hosting an aerobics session for members of the public in the Company’s Garden in Cape Town. The theme for this year’s Casual Day was “Go Big”. Read More

Bring Your Sporting “Gees” To the 2013 Better Together Games

3 September 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be hosting four Better Together Games events in various parts of the Western Cape during October 2013. Old Mutual, Nedbank and Peninsula Beverages are partnering with the Games this year. Read More

SWD Youth Camp Promotes Principle of Ubuntu

2 September 2013

“Umntu ngumtu ngabantu” (a person is a person because of other people). This was the most important lesson learned by young people from South Western Districts (SWD) who attended the regional youth camp at Lake Brenton, Knysna, from 30 August to 1... Read More