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.

Minister visits Sport In The Struggle exhibition

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula recently visited the 2014 Sport In The Struggle Exhibition in the company of a number of sports legends and dignatories.

Minister launches Netball Premier League

SRSA will be pumping R10m over five years into the new Netball Premier League that was launched by Minister Fikile Mbalula last week. The league kicks off on 10 May, with the final due to be played on June 8.

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.

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.