List of Sports and games federations, governing bodies

Major International Sports & Games federations, Associations.

To do every task should have proper counselling & management to done it rightly. Likewise in Sports & games any player, athlete & roaster couldn't win the game without better coaching, similarly any team or country couldn't win the title without Federation or association.

A federation, association or governing bodies manage, administer the all task related to that sport or game, developing players, fans, managing rule & regulation in the country.

In All Sports & Games in the World must have Federation, Association that plays a vital role to promote the specific sport or game.

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What is Sports Organizations, Association or Governing body.?

A sports governing body is a sports organisation that has a regulatory or sanctioning function. Sports governing bodies come in various forms, and have a variety of regulatory functions. Examples of this can include disciplinary action for rule infractions and deciding on rule changes in the sport that they govern.

Full List of Major International Sports & Games Federations, associations, governing bodies - Alphabetical Order.

Aikido:    International Aikido Federation (IAF)

Air Sports:   (including aerobatics, air racing, ballooning, gliding, hang gliding, and

Parachuting/skydiving):  Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI)

Airsoft:   International Airsoft Practical Shooting (IAPS)

Alpine Skiing:   IPC Alpine Skiing (IPC AS)Aquatics (swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water

Polo & Open water swimming:  Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA)

Archery:   World Archery Federation (WA)

Arm Wrestling:   World Arm wrestling Federation (WAF)

Athletics:   IPC Athletics (IPC AT)

Athletics:  (covering track and field, road running, cross country running, decathlon and race walking) International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)

Australian Football:   Aussies rules football AFL Commission

Auto Racing:   Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA)

Badminton Badminton World Federation (BWF)

Bandy Federation of International Bandy (FIB)

Baseball & softball World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC)

Basketball Federation Internationale de Basketball (FIBA)

Beach Soccer Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW), Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)

Behcup World Behcup Federation (WBF)

Biathlon International Biathlon Union (IBU)

Billiard sports (including carom billiards, pocket billiards/pool, and snooker)World Confederation of Billiard Sports (WCBS)

International Bobsleigh and skeleton Federation (IBSF )

Bocce Confederazione Boccistica Internazionale (CBI)

Boccia Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed)

Bodyboarding International Bodyboarding Association (IBA)

Bodybuilding International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB)

Boot throwing International Boot throwing Association (IBTA)

Boule Lyonnaise Federation Internationale de Boules (FIB)

Bowling (Canadian five-pin) Canadian 5 Pin Bowlers Association (C5PBA)

Bowling (Ten-pin) Federation Internationale des Quilleurs (FIQ)

Bowls World Bowls (WB) Bowls Professional Bowls Association (PBA)

Boxing World Professional Boxing Federation (WPBF)

Boxing (amateur)International Boxing Association (AIBA)

Bridge World Bridge Federation (WBF)

Broomball International Federation of Broomball Associations (IFBA)

Canoeing International Canoe Federation (ICF)

Casting International Casting Sport Federation (ICSF)

Chess Federation Internationale des checs (FIDE),

International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF)

Cricket International Cricket Council (ICC)

Croquet World Croquet Federation (WCF)

Curling World Curling Federation (WCF)

Cycling Union Cyclist Internationale (UCI / ICU)

Dance Sport International Dance Sport Federation (IDSF)

Darts World Darts Federation (WDF)

Dragon boat racing International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF)

Draughts World Draughts Federation (FMJD)

Elephant Polo World Elephant Polo Association (WEPF)

Equestrian International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI)

Fencing Federation Internationale d'Escrime (FIE)

Fishing International Confederation of Sports Fishing (CIPS)

Fistball International Fistball Association (IFA)

Floor-ball International Floor-ball Federation (IFF)

Flying disc World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF)

Foosball International Table Soccer Federation (ITSF)

Football-Soccer Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)

Football (American and Canadian)International Federation of American Football (IFAF)

Football (Gaelic)Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA)

Football 5-a-side International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA)

Football 7-a-side Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA)

Fishing International Game Fish Association (IGFA)

Go International Go Federation (IGF)

Goal ball International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA)

Golf International Golf Federation (IGF), United States Golf Association (USGA)

Greyhound racing American Greyhound Track Operators Association (AGTOA),

National Greyhound Racing Club (NGRC)

Gymnastics, (including rhythmic gymnastics, sports acrobatics, sports aerobics, trampolining and tumbling)Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG / IFG)

Handball (court) Irish Handball Council, United States Handball Association (USHA)

Handball (team)International Handball Federation (IHF)

Hapkido Boxing Hapkido Boxing International Organization (HBIO)

Harness horse racing Harness Horsemen International (HHI),

European Trotting Union (UET)

Hockey (field) International Hockey Federation (FIH)

Horse racing International Racing Bureau (IRB)

Horseshoes National Horseshoe Pitchers Association of America (NHPA)

Hurling Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA)

Ice hockey International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)

Ice skating (including figure skating, speed skating, and Short-track speed skating)International Skating Union (ISU)

Ice Sledge Hockey IPC Ice Sledge Hockey (IPC ISH)

Inter-crosse Federation Internationale d'Inter-Crosse (FIIC)

Judo International Judo Federation (IJF),

International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA)

Ju-jitsu Ju-Jitsu International Federation (JJIF)

Kabaddi International Kabaddi Federation (IKF)

Karate World Karate Federation (WKF)

Kendo International Kendo Federation (IKF)

Kickboxing, Muay Thai and San Shou World Federation of Kickboxing (WFK),

International Kickboxing Federation (IKF)

Korfball International Korfball Federation (IKF)

Kung Fu International Kung Fu Federation (IKF)

Lacrosse Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL)

Luge Federation Internationale de Luge de Course (FIL)

Military Sports International Military Sports Council (Conseil International du Sport Militaire) (CISM)

Mixed martial arts International Sport Combat Federation (MMA ISCF)

Motorcycle sport Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM)

Mountain running World Mountain Running Association (WMRA)

Mountain boarding International Mountain board Riders Association (IMRA)

Netball International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA)

Parkour World Free running Parkour Federation (WFPF)

Pigeon racing Royal Pigeon Racing Association (RPRA)

Pitch and Putt International Pitch and Putt Association (IPPA)

Pole dance International Pole Sports Federation [IPSF]

Polo Federation of International Polo (FIP)

Poker International Federation Poker (IFP)

Power boating Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM)

Quidditch International Quidditch Association (IQA)

Racquet ball International Racquetball Federation (IRF)

Radio-controlled car racing International Federation of Model Auto Racing (IFMAR)

Rafting International Rafting Federation (IRF)

Rogaining International Rogaining Federation (IRF)

Roller sports (including inline hockey, roller racing,rink hockey, roller derby and artistic) International Federation of Roller Sports (FIRS)

Rowing International Rowing Federation (FISA)

Rugby Fives Rugby Fives Association (RFA)

Rugby league Rugby League International Federation (RLIF)

Rugby union World Rugby (WR)

Sailing International Sailing Federation (ISAF),

International Federation for Disabled Sailing (IFDS)

Sambo Federation International of Amateur Sambo (FIAS)

Sepak Takraw International Sepaktakraw Federation (ISTAF)

Shooting International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF),

IPC Shooting (IPC SH)

Skate boarding International Skateboarding Federation (ISF)

Ski mountaineering International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF)

Skibobbing International Skibob Federation (FISB)

Skiing (including Alpine, Nordic combined, cross-country, freestyle, ski jumping and snowboarding):Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS)

Sled dog sports International Federation of Sleddog Sports (IFSS)

Snooker International Billiard and Snooker federation (IBSF)

Soft Tennis International Soft Tennis Federation (ISTF)

Softball International Softball Federation (ISF)

Sports climbing International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC)

Sports fishing Con Federation Internationale de laPeche Sportive

Squash World Squash Federation (WSF)

Sumo International Sumo Federation (ISF)

Surfing and body boarding International Surfing Association (ISA)

Swimming IPC Swimming (IPC SW)

Table Tennis International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)

Taekwondo World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) & International Taekwondo Federation (ITF)

Tchoukball Federation Internationale de Tchoukball (FITB)

Tennis International Tennis Federation (ITF)

Tent Pegging International Tent Pegging Federation (ITPF)

Throw ball International Throwball Federation (ITF)

Triathlon International Triathlon Union (ITU)

Tug-of-war: Tug-of-War International Federation (TWIF)

Underwater sports Con Federation Mondiale des Activitis Subaquatiques (CMAS)

Volleyball and Beach volley ball Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB),

World Organization Volleyball for Disabled (WOVD)

Vovinam International Vovinam Federation (IVF)/

The Vovinam-VietVoDao World Federation (WVVF)

VX (Rock-It-Ball) The International Federation - Global VX, International Rock-It-Ball Federation (IRIBF)

Water skiing International Water Ski Federation (IWSF)

Weightlifting International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)

Wheelchair basketball International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF)

Wheelchair Curling World Curling Federation (WCF)

Wheelchair Dance Sport PC Wheelchair Dance Sport (IPC WDS)

Wheelchair Fencing International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS)

Wheelchair tennis International Tennis Federation (ITF)

Wrestling United World Wrestling (UWW)

Wushu International Wushu Federation (IWUF)

Yoga Yoga sports Confederation of World (YCW)

Olympics Major Inter. Sports Associations, Federations, Governing Bodies of the World.

Association of Summer Olympic International Federation (ASOIF)

Association of International Olympic Winter Federation (AIOWF)

International Olympic Committee (IOC).

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) .

Association of IOC Recognized International Sports Federation (ARISF) .

Sports Accord --General Association of International Sports Federations. (GAISF)