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.

We are capable, we are ready to inspire - Minister

Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa, Mr Fikile Mbalula congratulates Durban on its successful bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

2015 Sport Awards nominations now open

The public are invited to nominate their favourite sports personalities for the 2015 Sports Awards.

Minister comments on Springboks and RWC

It is also our understanding that the rugby fraternity prepares for all their games at club, provincial and at national levels, be it women or men sides that they are at all material times cognizant of their commitment and the consequences thereof.

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.

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.