Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations

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The Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-discriminatory organisation constituted through and recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It was formed in 1983. It is headed by Raffaele Chiulli, who is the President of ARISF.[1]


The following 35 governing bodies are members of the ARISF.[2]

Sport Federation Web site
Air sports[3] Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) web
American football International Federation of American Football (IFAF) web
Auto racing Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) web
Bandy Federation of International Bandy (FIB) web
Baseball and softball World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) web
Billiard sport[4] World Confederation of Billiard Sports (WCBS) web
Boules Confédération Mondiale des Sports de Boules (CMSB) web;
Bowling World Bowling (WB) web
Bridge World Bridge Federation (WBF) web
Chess Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) web
Cricket International Cricket Council (ICC) web
Dance sport World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) web
Floorball International Floorball Federation (IFF) web
Flying Disc World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) web
Karate World Karate Federation (WKF) web
Korfball International Korfball Federation (IKF) web
Life saving International Life Saving Federation (ILSF) web
Motorcycle sport Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) web
Mountaineering & Climbing Union Internationale des Associations d'Alpinisme (UIAA) web
Netball International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) web
Orienteering International Orienteering Federation (IOF) web
Pelota Vasca Fédération Internationale de Pelota Vasca (FIPV) web
Polo Federation of International Polo (FIP) web
Powerboating Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) web
Racquetball International Racquetball Federation (IRF) web
Roller sports[5] International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) web
Ski Mountaineering International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) web
Sport climbing International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) web
Squash World Squash Federation (WSF) web
Sumo International Sumo Federation (ISF) web
Surfing International Surfing Association (ISA) web
Tug-of-war Tug-of-War International Federation (TWIF) web
Underwater sports Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS) web
Water skiing International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWSF) web
Wushu International Wushu Federation (IWUF) web


ARISF ensures that millions of athletes across the planet - from the grassroots to the elites - benefit from the recognition which the International Olympic Committee grants to their sports.

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "New ARISF Council elected". Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations. 5 June 2013. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "ARISF - Members". Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  3. ^ including aerobatics, air racing, ballooning, gliding, hang gliding, and parachuting/skydiving
  4. ^ including carom billiards, pocket billiards/pool, and snooker
  5. ^ including roller racing, rink hockey and artistic

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