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 Thulas Nxesi; 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.

Vote for Oscarine Masuluke's goal in the FIFA Puskas Awards.

He is the current goal minder and show stopper of Baroka FC which is a team from Limpopo. Baroka FC are currently contesting in the Professional Soccer League (PSL).

National Recreation Day

National Recreation Day 2017

National Youth Camp

The Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa annual Youth Camp will be taking place this October month during school holidays simultaneously at all provinces.

Presentation of SA's Bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead a high-level delegation to London on Sunday 24 September 2017 for the presentation to the World Rugby Council of South Africa’s bid to host the prestigious Rugby World Cup 2023 tournament.

Committee of Inquiry into allegations at SASCOC

The Minister of Sport and Recreation has noted the recent media speculation relating to the work of the Committee of Inquiry into the affairs of SASCOC (The Citizen, 02 and 04.09.2017).

Minister expresses shock following death of sports presenter

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Thulas Nxesi and SAFA President, Danny Jordaan have expressed shock following the sudden passing of former SABC TV Sport presenter Mzimasi Mgebisa.

Appointment of Ministerial Committees of Enquiry

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr TW Nxesi, has appointed two Ministerial Committees of Enquiry to investigate important matters in sport.

Cabinet approves South Africa's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Cabinet, at its meeting of 1st August 2017, approved a request from the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Thulas Nxesi, for South Africa to bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The outcome of the bid will be announced in November 2017, with Ireland and France being the other bidders.