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.

20 000 Big Walkers!

This year's Big Walk event in Pretoria, hosted by SRSA, was once again a huge success with thousands of participants joining in.

KZN wins 2016 Indigenous Games Champs

The Kwa Zulu Natal Indigenous Games Team had one thing in mind when they landed at Seshego Stadium in Polokwane, Limpopo on the 24th of September 2016 and that was to defend their title as the reigning Indigenous Games Champions.

National Recreation Day is coming soon!

It'll soon be time for National Recreation Day on 7 October! Here is the program for the day that will be held at the Danville Sports Complex outside Pretoria.

All the medal winners

Here is a breakdown of the South African medal winners at the Rio Paralympics

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula, was on hand to welcome a triumphant Team SA when they arrived back in South Africa from the Paralympics in Rio. And he had some good news!

Team SA brings home 17 medals!

Team SA ended their Paralympics campaign with a respectable total of seventeen medals that included seven golds, six silvers and four bronze.

Two golds, a silver and a bronze ups Paralympics medals tally to 13

Para-cyclist Ernst van Dyk was in top form when he won gold in the 60km road race at the Paralympics. Together with the gold earned by 2015 world champion javelin thrower Reinhardt Hamman, a bronze medal from long jumper Dyan Buis and silver for sprinter Ndodomzi Ntutu this brought South Africa's Paralympic medal count to thirteen.

Medals keep flowing at Paralympics

Anruné Liebenberg earned South Africa's ninth medal at the Rio Paralympics when she came second in the T45-46-47 400m track event.

Zanele Situ wins SA's eighth Paralympics medal

The legendary Zanele Situ, competing in her fifth Paralympics, made sure she was present at the medals parade when she won a bronze in the javelin event.