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.

Boxing is back in the Western Cape

Boxing returned to OR Tambo Sports Complex in Khayelitsha when C Suns Promotions staged two international title fights.

Ministerial Outreach blitz reaches 273 schools and clubs

A Ministerial Outreach program that followed hot on the heels of the SA Sport Awards delivered sporting equipment to more than 250 schools and clubs in the Free State.

2015 SA Sport Awards winners announced

South Africa once again honoured its top sport stars at this year's SA Sport Awards, with sprinter Wayde van Niekerk winning the Sports Star of the Year.

SRSA gets clean audit, second year in a row

SRSA set the standard for sound financial governance in government when it was awarded a clean audit for the second year in a row.

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.

Minister comments on passing of Jonah Lomu

Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr Fikile Mbalula has learned with sadness the passing away of Jonah Lomu, a New Zealand international rugby player, in Auckland on Wednesday, at the age of 40.