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!

All boxers for the boxing explosion on SABC dubbed Ďboxing is backí have all arrived and are ready for fight-night action at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre.

Minister Mbalula meets with FIFA

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula, recently met with officials of FIFA in Zurich in order to obtain an update on the investigation into match-fixing allegations.

Eminent Person Commissionís (EPG) 2014 Report on Sportís Transformation Status

The report on Sportís transformation status compiled by the independent EPG commission appointed by the Minister of Sport and Recreation Mr Fikile Mbalula, was officially handed over to the Minister today.

Minister leads South Africa's Commonwealth Games bid

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula, was present at the handing over ceremony of South Africa's bid for the Commonwealth Games 2022. This is the text of his message delivered during the occasion.

Deputy Minister congratulates top chess player

Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Gert Oosthuizen recently met with South Africa's first chess Grand Master, Kenny Solomons.