Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations


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.[1]

Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations
AbbreviationARISF
Formation1983; 38 years ago (1983)
TypeNGO
PurposeInter-sports federation organisation
Membership (2016)
42 governing bodies of sports federations
Secretary General
Riccardo Fraccari
President
Raffaele Chiulli
Vice-President
Fernando Aguerre
Parent organization
IOC
Websitewww.arisf.sport

ARISF Council


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

DesignationNameCountrySports Federation
PresidentRaffaele Chiulli ItalyWorld Federation of Powerboating
Vice-PresidentFernando Aguerre ArgentinaInternational Surfing Association
Secretary GeneralRiccardo Fraccari ItalyWorld Baseball Softball Confederation
Council MembersKeith D. Calkins United StatesInternational Racquetball Federation
Molly Rhone JamaicaInternational Netball Federation
Anna Arzhanova RussiaWorld Underwater Federation

Members


The following 42 governing bodies are members of the ARISF.[2] The p in between the date means provisional recognition while the date alone means full recognition.

Sport Federation Date of Recognition Website
Air Sports[3]Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI)FAI.org
American FootballInternational Federation of American Football (IFAF)IFAF.org
Auto RacingFédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA)p2011 – p2013FIA.com
BandyFederation of International Bandy (FIB)InternationalBandy.com
Baseball and SoftballWorld Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC)WBSC.co
Billiard Sports[4]World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS)pJuly 1996 – p5 February 1998Billiard-WCBS.org
BoulesConfédération Mondiale des Sports de Boules (CMSB)CMSBoules.org[permanent dead link];
BowlingInternational Bowling Federation (IBF)1979bowling.sport
BridgeWorld Bridge Federation (WBF)WorldBridge.org
CheerleadingInternational Cheer Union (ICU)6 December 2016CheerUnion.org
ChessFédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE)1999FIDE.com
CricketInternational Cricket Council (ICC)2009[5]ICC-Cricket.com
Dance SportWorld DanceSport Federation (WDSF)1997WorldDanceSport.org
FloorballInternational Floorball Federation (IFF)Floorball.org
Flying DiscWorld Flying Disc Federation (WFDF)pMay 2013 – p2 August 2015WFDF.org
Ice stock sportInternational Federation Icestocksport (IFI)Icestocksport.com
KarateWorld Karate Federation (WKF)WKF.net
KickboxingWorld Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO)WAKO.sport
KorfballInternational Korfball Federation (IKF)IKF.org
LacrosseWorld Lacrosse (WL)
Life SavingInternational Life Saving Federation (ILSF)ILSF
Motorcycle SportFédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM)p1998 – p2000FIM-live.com
Mountaineering & ClimbingUnion Internationale des Associations d'Alpinisme (UIAA)TheUIAA.org
MuaythaiInternational Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA)6 December 2016IFMAMuayThai
NetballInternational Netball Federation (INF)pOctober 1993 – p1995Netball.org
OrienteeringInternational Orienteering Federation (IOF)Orienteering.org
Pelota VascaFédération Internationale de Pelota Vasca (FIPV)FIPV.net
Pencak SilatInternational Pencak Silat Federation (IPSF)Persilat-IPSF.org
PoloFederation of International Polo (FIP)FIPPolo.com
PowerboatingUnion Internationale Motonautique (UIM)UIMPowerboating.com
RacquetballInternational Racquetball Federation (IRF)InternationalRacquetball.com
SamboFédération Internationale de Sambo (FIAS)Sambo.sport
Ski MountaineeringInternational Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF)ISMF-Ski.org
Sport ClimbingInternational Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC)IFSC-Climbing.org
SquashWorld Squash Federation (WSF)WorldSquash.org
SumoInternational Sumo Federation (IFS)AmateurSumo.com
SurfingInternational Surfing Association (ISA)ISASurf.org
Tug of WarTug of War International Federation (TWIF)TugOfWar-TWIF.org
Underwater SportsConfédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS)CMAS.org
University SportsInternational University Sports Federation (FISU)FISU.org
Water SkiingInternational Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF)IWSF.com
WushuInternational Wushu Federation (IWUF)IWUF.org

Former members


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

See also


Notes and references


  1. "New ARISF Council elected". Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations. 5 June 2013. Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  2. "ARISF - Members". arisf.org. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  3. including aerobatics, air racing, ballooning, gliding, hang gliding, and parachuting/skydiving
  4. including carom billiards, pocket billiards/pool, and snooker
  5. "ICC gains full Olympic recognition". CricketEurope. 14 December 2009.