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.

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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.

SRSA congratulates track stars

On Saturday, 12 April 2014, at the University of Pretoria's Tuks Athletics Stadium, South Africa witnessed the incredible and magnificent Simon Magakwe, cresting the nine-second plateau, thus breaking the SA Championship Record, clocking 9.98 seconds.

Minister delivers facility in Carolina

At the Taking Parliament to the People programme in Carolina in February last year, the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula, committed to installing a sports court at a school in Carolina. And he stood by his word - the handover ceremony of the brand new facility took place recently.

SRSA plans for the future

On 17-18 October 2013 SRSA hosted a strategic sector retreat to take stock of how the sector has fared in achieving the goals set in the National Sport and Recreation Plan and in light of this identifying and resolving stumbling blocks to implementation.

Latest ThinkSport journal available now

The second edition of SRSA's publication ThinkSport was launched recently, and includes thought-provoking writing on current issues in sport by prominent names in South African sport.