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 Thulas Nxesi; 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.

Update on the Establishment of the Independent Committees of Inquiry

Both inquiries are now up and running. They have invited submissions from all relevant stakeholders and will shortly be holding public hearings.

Minister Nxesi congratulates Protea's National Team

Minister Nxesi takes this opportunity to applaud the South Africa Cricket National Team (Protea's) for their outstanding performance.

Committees of Enquiry

The Minister will be extending both Committee timelines for a period of three months to finalise their mandate

Boxing SA releases star-studded list of nominees for Boxing Awards

The nominees for 2018 Boxing South Africa Awards were announced in East London today.

Minister TW Nxesi congratulates Kagiso Rabada for his world ranking

Minister TW Nxesi take this opportunity to applauds and congratulates Kagiso Rabada for being ranked the world fast bowler.

Message from Minister of Sport and Recreation on Passing of Ncinane

It is with a heavy heart that we learnt of the passing on of sport activist, Comrade Zandisile John 'Increase' Ncinane this past Monday, 8 of January 2018.

Alleged Irregularities/Malpractices in Governance & Management of SASCOC

The alleged irregularities and mismanagement in the governance and management of SASCOC necessitate the appointment of a Ministerial Committee to investigate, make findings, report on and make recommendations in relation to the irregular conduct by SASCOC and its Board.

Appointment of Ministerial Committees of Enquiry

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr TW Nxesi, has appointed two Ministerial Committees of Enquiry to investigate important matters in sport.