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, Ms Thokozile Xasa; 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.

BRICS 2018 Games Tournament gets underway at WITS University

Sport and Recreation SA, will host the 3rd annual BRICS Games from the 17th to the 22 of July 2018 at Wits University Campus, Johannesburg

NCOP BUDGET VOTE DEBATE 2018/2019 - Minister Xasa

Transformation of the South Africa society is a key imperative. South Africa is undergoing a renewal - a new dawn - a period of hope. It's a new dawn of change that reverberates across all sectors of our society. Sport is no different in this.

MOU Between SRSA and DBE to Improve School Sports

Minister Tokozile Xasa (SRSA) & Minister Angie Motshekga (DBE) held a press briefing where both Departments signed a MOU that clearly articulates areas of responsibility, alignment of resources for the implementation of the school sports programmes.

Retirement of AB de Villiers from International Cricket

The Ministry of Sport and Recreation South Africa note and respect the announcement by our former Test Cricket captain AB de Villiers of his retirement from International Cricket.

Release of 2016/17 Transformation Status Report

The 5th EPG report on sportís transformation status based on the analysis of data submitted by 19 federations were released by Minister Xasa

Statement of  SRSA on Ministerial Inquiry Into Death of Spectators at FNB Stadium

SRSA has filed a notice of intention to withdraw the earlier published Government Gazette notice on the establishment of a Ministerial Committee of Inquiry into the deaths of spectators at FNB stadium.