Welcome to Sport and Recreation South Africa!

Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) is the national government department responsible for sport in South Africa. Aligned with its vision of creating An Active and Winning Nation, its primary focuses are providing opportunities for all South Africans to participate in sport; managing the regulatory framework thereof, and providing funding for different codes of sport.


SRSA is headed by the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula; the Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Gert Oosthuizen; Director General Mr Alec Moemi, and Chief Operations Officer Ms Sumayya Khan.

Browse SRSA's organisational structure to learn more about its functioning or search for sport related information in its document library.


Register online now for SRSA events and projects! Click here for the SRSA Volunteer program.


IMPORTANT: Please note that SRSA does NOT fund individual athletes, nor does it provide sponsorships or bursaries. SRSA only funds national federations and their events, club development, and SRSA programs.

NBA game on this weekend!

This weekend, South Africa and the rest of the world will bear witness to the first-ever NBA Africa Game that will be played on local soil, right here in Gauteng, South Africa. This could not have come at a better time for our country as the hosting of this landmark event will yet again demonstrate the unifying power that sport can bring.

NBA whistle stop at BNL games on Friday

The Basketball National League (BNL) has joined forces with the National Basketball Association (NBA) in hosting prominent NBA dignitaries and players on Friday 31 July 2015 at Wembley Indoor Arena in Turffontein as part of the South African Legacy programme. This visit by NBA stars will form part of the BNL league games scheduled to take place on Friday.

Clive Rice, 1949-2015

Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr Fikile Mbalula has learnt with sadness about the passing of the legendary cricketer, Clive Rice. Mr Rice passed away in Cape Town on Tuesday after suffering from a brain tumor.

SRSA visits Carnavon for Nelson Mandela Day

The Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) commemorated the Nelson Mandela International Day by handing over sports equipment to learners of Carnarvon Primary School in the Northern Cape.

SRSA and Basketball: A success story

SRSA's support for the establishment of the Basketball National League is a success story that proves the investment of public money in sport can be an excellent return on investment.