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.

Luvo Takes It All

Winners of SA Sports Award 2017 crowned!

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.

Sport & Recreation Receives Another Clean Audit Award

The Department of Sport and Recreation SA under the leadership of Minister Thulas Nxesi received its fourth clean audit in a row.

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.

Minister wishes athletes luck!

Minister Thulas Nxesi, wishes all South African athletes who would be engaged in various international events the best of luck come this weekend.