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.

KZN wins 2016 Summer Games

Kwazulu Natal walked away as champions of the SA National School Sport Summer Games, beating Mpumalanga and Western Cape into second and third place.

Summer Games providing lots of action

The annual National School Sport Summer Games being held in Johannesburg is proving lots of action for all nine provinces competing in nine codes of sport for national honours.

School Sport Summer Games coming to Joburg

This December 2016, Department of Sport and Recreation SA in partnership with Department of Basic Education, National Lotteries Commission, Sports Trust and the Gauteng Sport, Arts, Culture will be hosting the third edition of the Summer Games with all nine provinces competing in 9 sporting codes.

Minister expresses support for Sundowns in Club World Cup

The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr. Fikile Mbalula wishes Mamelodi Sundowns well on their FIFA Club World Cup journey in Japan.

Minister signs MOU in Spain

The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr. Fikile Mbalula recently paid a working visit to Barcelona, Spain. The Minister visited Spain responding to an invite by LaLiga that sought to solidify relations between South Africa and the league.

What is the Shield of Jove?

Dyan Buis and Wayde van Niekerk were awarded the legendary Shield of Jove at this year's SA Sports Awards. It's only the fourth time the Shield has been bestowed on deserving South African Olympians since it was established in 1948. But what exactly is the Shield of Jove?

Cream of SA sport rewarded at SA Sports Awards

Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk took top honours at this year's SA Sports Awards when they won the SA Sportswoman of the Year and Sportsman of the Year awards.

SRSA keeps its finances clean!

For the third time in a row, Sport and Recreation South Africa has been awarded a clean audit by the Auditor General.