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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Strengthening Ties with Corporate Sponsors

18 March 2013

Corporate social investment in sport changes people’s lives for the better. This was the key message from Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, at a sponsors’ dinner held in Cape Town on Wednesday, 13 March 2013. 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

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

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

Cape Town Carnival to Colour the Imagination

15 March 2013

Colourful costumes, fabulous floats, live music, energetic dancing and fun like no other are expected to invigorate the City of Cape Town this weekend. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Ivan Meyer to Launch Library Week

14 March 2013

Tomorrow, 15 March 2013, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, together with the Mayor of Swartland Municipality, Alderman Tijmen van Essen and Darling’s most famous citizen, Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout will officially... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer and Others to Open Belhar School Multipurpose Sport

14 March 2013

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will join dignitaries from the Sports Trust and Pareto Limited, owners of the Tygervalley Shopping Centre, to officially open the Multipurpose Sport Court at Dr Van Der Ross Primary School in... 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

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

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

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

Shining the Light on South African Sign Language

4 March 2013

On 28 February 2013, parents of pupils at the Noluthando School for the Deaf in Khayelitsha and community members who attended South African Sign Language (SASL) training sessions were awarded with certificates for their participation. Read More

Joining Hands in Celebrating International Mother Language Day

1 March 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport values the importance of linguistic diversity and human right to use one’s mother language. Read More

Western Cape to Honour Sport Stars

28 February 2013

On Friday, 1 March 2013, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr. Ivan Meyerwill host the annual Provincial Sport Awards at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West. Read More

Follow in the Footsteps of Dr Neville Alexander

28 February 2013

A fitting tribute to the life and work of Dr Neville Alexander, which formed part the International Mother Language Day celebrations, inspired many to follow in his footsteps. Read More

Pedalling Together Towards a Safer, Healthier and Better Future

26 February 2013

The importance of education and living a healthy lifestyle inspired young cyclists of the 2013 Nedbank Sports Trusts Development Programme to confidently enter the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour this year. Read More

Department and Partners Boost Underprivileged Cyclists

26 February 2013

On Friday, 22 February 2013, the Nedbank Sports Trust Development Cycling Programme donated 165 cycling kits and 60 bicycles to over 165 learners from 13 disadvantaged schools in the Cape Flats and Boland areas. Read More

Proud Western Cape Sporting Contributions Recognised and Celebrated

25 February 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is proud to recognise sporting personalities from all over the Western Cape for their outstanding achievements and contributions to sport in the province. Read More

Creating a Hub for Sporting Excellence on West Coast

21 February 2013

Producing athletes of excellence and giving hope to communities on the West Coast is a long-term vision for the recently established regional sport academy system. An initiative to help achieve this goal was launched at the Protea Hotel in Saldanha... Read More

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