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.

Minister's statement on Floyd Mayweather

The Ministry of Sport and Recreation SA has noted the Democratic Alliance (DA) statement that alleges Minister Fikile Mbalula misled Parliament on Mr Floyd Mayweather visit to South Africa in 2014.

Continuing the good work at SRSA in 2016

SRSA is rearing to go in 2016 with a busy year ahead. Itís headline projects and programs will be continue, with a few to be added to the mix as well.

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.