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.

SRSA supports 67 minutes

Minister Fikile Mbalula and staff of SRSA offered up their time to support the 67 minutes initiative on Nelson Mandela International Day.

Minister on the death of Gugu Zulu

The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa, Fikile Mbalula has learnt with shock and sadness the passing of Gugu Zulu. Gugu Zulu lost his life in the early hours of Monday morning on summit to Kilimanjaro.

Deputy Minister wishes Team SA all the best

The Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Gert Oosthuizen, wished the South African team heading for the Rio Olympics well at the team announcement event where 138 athletes who will be taking part was introduced to the public.

Minister's statement on the status of hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Ministry of Sport and Recreation South Africa has been inundated with questions relating to the status of hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games by the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality. We have consistently indicated that the South African government was and remains committed to the hosting of these Games. We have further highlighted that the South African Government in the interest of prudency and fiscal discipline, was engaged in an intra-governmental processes related to the necessary and required finance guarantee.

School receives state-of-the-art facility

This youth month, Department of Sports and Recreation South Africa in conjunction with The Sports Trust continues to deliver on its mandate of addressing non availability of sports facilities in previously disadvantages schools.

Statement by the Minister on developments in boxing in South Africa

Statement by the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula, on developments in South African boxing.