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Maison du Sport International, Lausanne, Switzerland

List of international sport federations


Association of Summer Olympic International Federations
"ASOIF's 28 members are:"
1A. Aquatics (swimming)
includes Michael Phelps(the most decorated Olympian of all time)
2. Archery
includes Howard Hill(wikipedia says unofficially referred to as the "World's Greatest Archer". He is the only person to win 196 archery field tournaments in succession.)
3A-C. Athletics
includes Daley Thompson
4. Badminton
includes George Alan Thomas(Inaugural Member of the Badminton Hall of Fame)
5. Basketball
includes Michael Jordan(5 time MVP)
6. Boxing (amateur)
includes Muhammad Ali(Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Century)
7. Canoeing
includes Rüdiger Helm(19 medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with ten golds)
8. Cycling
includes Eddy Merckx(wikipedia says considered to be the greatest pro-cyclist ever)
9. Equestrianism
includes Jessica Springsteen
10. Fencing
includes Cécilia Berder
11. Football (soccer)
includes Pelé(elected "Athlete of the Century" by the International Olympic Committee and Reuters News Agency)
12. Golf
includes Jack Nicklaus(18 major championships)
13A. Gymnastics (rhythmic gynastics)
includes Estela Giménez Cid
13. Gymnastics (artistic gynastics)
includes Nadia Comaneci
14. Handball (team)
includes Talant Duyshebaev(IHF World Player of the Year from two countries)
15. Hockey (field)
includes Luciana Aymar(the only player in history to receive the FIH Player of the Year Award eight times)
16. Judo
includes Ronda Rousey(the first U.S. woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo (Bronze) ... In 2015, she was the third most searched person on Google.)
17. Modern pentathlon
includes András Balczó(considered one of the most successful athletes in the history of modern pentathlon)
18. Rowing
includes Pertti Johannes Karppinen(three consecutive Olympic gold medals in single sculls)
19. Rugby union
20. Sailing
included Dennis Conner(Mr. America's Cup)
21. Shooting
includes Kim Rhode(first Olympian to win a medal on five different continents and the first Summer Olympian to win an individual medal at six consecutive summer games)
22. Table Tennis
includes Natalia Partyka
23. Taekwondo
includes Diana López
24. Tennis
includes Martina Navratilova(18 Grand Slam singles titles)
25. Triathlon
includes Paula Newby-Fraser(24 Ironman victories overall (overall record))
26. Volleyball and beach volleyball
includes Karch Kiraly(The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball, (FIVB), volleyball's highest governing body, honored Kiraly as the greatest volleyball player of the 20th Century)
27. Weightlifting 28. Wrestling
included includes Aleksandr Medved(wikipedia says "one of the greatest wrestlers in history".)


Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations
"There are 7 sport federations members of AIOWSF."

1. Biathlon

includes Ole Einar Bjřrndalen(With 13 Winter Olympic Games medals, he is second on the list of overall medalists)
2. Bobsleigh & Skeleton 3. Curling
includes Sandra Schmirler(inductee in WCF Hall of Fame)
4. Ice Hockey
includes Wayne Gretzky(9 time MVP)
5. Ice skating (figure skating)
includes Sonja Henie(10 time World Champion)
5. Ice skating (Speed skating) 6. Luge
7A. Skiing (Alpine)
includes Jean-Claude Killy
7B1. Skiing (Nordic/Cross-country)
includes Anna Haag
7B2. Skiing (Nordic/ski jumping)
includes Matti Nykänen(the only ski jumper in history to have won all five of the sport's major competitions)
7B3. Skiing (Nordic/Nordic combined)
7B4. Skiing (Nordic/Ski flying) 7C. Skiing (Freestyle)
includes Anton_Kushnir(who won a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, with the highest score in Olympics history)
7D. Skiing (Snowboarding)
includes Shaun White


Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations
"The following 35 governing bodies are members of the ARISF."
2. American football
includes Peyton Manning(4 time MVP)
3. Auto racing
includes A. J. Foyt(67 American championship racing wins)
5A. Baseball
includes Barry Bonds(7 time MVP)
5B. Softball
includes Jennie Finch(Time magazine described her as the most famous softball player in history)
8. Bowling
9. Bridge
includes Paul Soloway(At the time of his death he held 65,511.92 masterpoints – more than any other player in history, and more than 6000 points ahead of second place)
10. Chess
includes Garry Kasparov
11. Cricket
includes W.G. Grace(wikipedia says considered by many historians to have been the greatest cricketer of all time)
29. Squash
includes Jahangir Khan(widely considered to be the greatest player in the history of the game)

1. Air sports
4. Bandy
6. Billiard sport
7. Boules
12. Dance sport
13. Floorball
14. Flying Disc
15. Karate
16. Korfball
17. Life saving
18. Motorcycle sport
19. Mountaineering & Climbing
20. Netball
21. Orienteering
22. Pelota Vasca
23. Polo
24. Powerboating
25. Racquetball
26. Roller sports
27. Ski Mountaineering
28. Sport climbing
30. Sumo
31. Surfing
32. Tug-of-war
33. Underwater sports
34. Water skiing
35. Wushu
SportAccord Other international sport federations
Horse racing
includes Bill Shoemaker(8,833 victories)
Rodeo Riders
Federations recognized by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)

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