Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations
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Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations
Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations
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Abbreviation ARISF
Motto Empowering sports diversity[1]
Formation 1983; 35 years ago (1983)
Type NGO
Purpose Inter-sports federation organisation
Membership (2016)
37 governing bodies of sports federations
Secretary General
Riccardo Fraccari
Raffaele Chiulli
Fernando Aguerre
Parent organization

The Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF) is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation constituted through and recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The ARISF's members are international sports federations recognised by the IOC that currently do not compete in either the Summer or Winter Olympics. It was formed in 1983. It is headed by Raffaele Chiulli, who is the President of ARISF.[2]

ARISF Council

The Council is composed of a President, Vice-President, Secretary General and three members, all from different sports federations.


The following 37 governing bodies are members of the ARISF.[3] The p in between the date means provisional recognition while the date alone means full recognition.

Sport Federation Date of Recognition Website
Air Sports[4] Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI)
American Football International Federation of American Football (IFAF)
Auto Racing Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) p2011 - p2013
Bandy Federation of International Bandy (FIB)
Baseball and Softball World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC)
Billiard Sports[5] World Confederation of Billiard Sports (WCBS) pJuly 1996 - pFebruary 5, 1998
Boules Confédération Mondiale des Sports de Boules (CMSB);
Bowling World Bowling (WB) 1979
Bridge World Bridge Federation (WBF)
Cheerleading International Cheer Union (ICU) December 6, 2016
Chess Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) 1999
Cricket International Cricket Council (ICC) 2009[6]
Dance Sport World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) 1997
Floorball International Floorball Federation (IFF)
Flying Disc World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) pMay 2013 - pAugust 2, 2015
Karate World Karate Federation (WKF)
Korfball International Korfball Federation (IKF)
Life Saving International Life Saving Federation (ILSF) ILSF
Motorcycle Sport Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) p1998 - p2000
Mountaineering & Climbing Union Internationale des Associations d'Alpinisme (UIAA)
Muaythai International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA) December 6, 2016 IFMAMuayThai
Netball International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) pOctober 1993 - p1995
Orienteering International Orienteering Federation (IOF)
Pelota Vasca Fédération Internationale de Pelota Vasca (FIPV)
Polo Federation of International Polo (FIP)
Powerboating Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM)
Racquetball International Racquetball Federation (IRF)
Roller Sports[7] International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS)
Ski Mountaineering International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF)
Sport Climbing International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC)
Squash World Squash Federation (WSF)
Sumo International Sumo Federation (ISF)
Surfing International Surfing Association (ISA)
Tug of War Tug of War International Federation (TWIF)
Underwater Sports Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS)
Water Skiing International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF)
Wushu International Wushu Federation (IWUF)

Former members

Golf: International Golf Federation (IGF)
Rugby Union: International Rugby Board (IRB)

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ "ARISF Association of IOC Recognised International Sport Federation". Retrieved . 
  2. ^ "New ARISF Council elected". Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations. 5 June 2013. Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 2013. 
  3. ^ "ARISF - Members". Retrieved 2016. 
  4. ^ including aerobatics, air racing, ballooning, gliding, hang gliding, and parachuting/skydiving
  5. ^ including carom billiards, pocket billiards/pool, and snooker
  6. ^
  7. ^ including roller racing, rink hockey and artistic

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