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, search for sport related information in its document library, or browse photos from SRSA activities and projects.


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.

2014 SA Sports Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2014 SA Sports Awards was recently announced at a gala event in Sandton, and for the first time a female won the coveted Sport Star of the Year award.

Andrew Mlangeni Golf Day offers young golfers unique opportunity

The 4th Annual Andrew Mlangeni Golf Day hosted by the national Department of Sport and Recreation, as a contribution towards golf development in South Africa, was recently held at the prestigious Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club.

UNITE4MANDELA a huge success

Over 25 000 South Africans gathered in the City of Tshwane for the UNITE 2.0 Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day, far exceeding the organizersí expectations.

2014 SA Sports Awards nominees announced

The names of the nominees for the prestigious SA Sports Awards have been announced. The winners will be announced on 30 November at an awards evening in Sandton.

Minister takes part in Big Walk

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula participated in the recent Big Walk in Pretoria that was organised by SRSA to promote healthy lifestyles among South Africans.