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.

Female boxing on this Friday in Gauteng!

A tournament where only women boxers are on the program will be held at Graceland Casino this weekend.

Minister congratulates netballers

Department of Sport and Recreation SA Minister Fikile Mbalula congratulates Netball South Africa national team SPAR Proteas on their performance at the Netball World Cup.

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 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.