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.

R100K for Comrades winner

The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa, Mr. Fikile Mbalula is proud to announce the R100 000 Ministerial Recognition Prize award to be handed out to South African winners of the Comrades Marathon.

The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr. Fikile Mbalula has learned with sadness the passing of Mr Ted Dumitru. Mr Dumitru was our former national team Bafana Bafana coach and has also coached some Premier Soccer League (PSL) football clubs.

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.

Minister launches rural sport development program

The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr Fikile Mbalula launched the departmentís Rural Sport Development Programme at Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha.

Minster Mbalula's speech at EPG Report handover

Today I am pleased and delighted to receive the results of the third Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Transformation in Sport Report for 2014/2015. This occasion also presents me with the opportunity to pronounce on the Transformation Barometer as submitted to me by the EPG in its dual capacity as an Advisory Committee and Transformation Commission.

Minister's outreach program benefits EC schools

The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa conducted a Sport Outreach Programs in Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage as part of reaching out to communities and schools.