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, search for sport related information in its document library, or browse photos from SRSA activities and projects.


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.

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.

Minister sends off Proteas to World Cup

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula, had a special message for the Proteas and all South African sports fans during their send-off ceremony.

Minister takes part in Big Walk

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula participated in the recent Big Walk in Pretoria that was organised by SRSA to promote healthy lifestyles among South Africans.