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.


Register online now for SRSA events and projects! Click here for the SRSA Volunteer program, National School Sport Championship, and Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day.


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.

SA Cabinet Ministers #UNITE4MANDELA

Members of the South African Cabinet recently banded together outside the Tynhuys, Cape Town in what can be deemed as one of the greatest show of Unity, in honour of the late President Nelson Mandela.

2014 SA Sports Awards nominees announced

The names of the nominees for the prestigious SA Sports Awards have been announced. The winners will be announced on 30 November at an awards evening in Sandton.

2014 SASReCon a learning experience for sport science

The recently held SASReCon conference, SRSA's flagship bi-annual sport science event was well attended and packed with informative presentations and interaction among the conference-goers.

Minister takes part in Big Walk

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula participated in the recent Big Walk in Pretoria that was organised by SRSA to promote healthy lifestyles among South Africans.

UNITE4MANDELA happening on Nov 22 in Pretoria

On 22 November, 2014 South Africans will once again UNITE and take to the streets of Tshwane in honour of the much-loved global icon, the late Nelson Mandela. Spearheaded by the Department of Sport and Recreation and the Department of Arts and Culture, the 2014 Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day will be held to demonstrate the depth of South Africans' commitment to the late President Nelson Mandela's vision of sports and culture as a nation builder and a unifying force for a cohesive society.