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.

Deputy Minister takes part in Nelson Mandela Day

Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Gert Oosthuizen donned an overall and paintbrush to participate in the recent Nelson Mandela Day activities in Refilwe near Cullinan, Pretoria.

Look out for Ekhaya at the Commonwealth Games!

Sport and Recreation South Africa will once again set up an Ekhaya, South Africa’s Home away from Home during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Ekhaya will be run from 23 July 2014 to 3 August 2014.

It's basketball time again!

Following on last year's successful season, the Baskball National League will once again be staged this year, starting on 13 June with the final scheduled for 30 August at Wembley Indoor Arena.

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.