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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)
1. Aquatics (diving) 1. Aquatics (high diving) 1. Aquatics (artistic swimming) 1. Aquatics (water polo)
includes Brenda Villa(the most decorated athlete in the world of women’s water polo)
1. Aquatics (open water swimming) 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
13. Other Gymastics 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
includes Tiana Penitani
20. Sailing
includes 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)
2A. Bobsleigh
includes Steven Holcomb
2B. 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)
includes Bonnie Blair(one of the most decorated athletes in Olympic history)
6. Luge
includes Maija Tiruma
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 37 governing bodies are members of the ARISF.
1. Air sports 2. American football
includes Peyton Manning(4 time MVP)
3. Auto racing
includes A. J. Foyt(67 American championship racing wins)
4. Bandy 5A. Baseball and softball
includes Barry Bonds(7 time MVP)
Baseball and 5B. softball
includes Jennie Finch(Time magazine described her as the most famous softball player in history)
6. Billiard sport 7. Boules 8. Bowling
includes Earl Anthony(who amassed records of 43 titles and six Player of the Year awards)
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. Cheerleading 11. Chess
includes Garry Kasparov
12. Cricket
includes W.G. Grace(wikipedia says considered by many historians to have been the greatest cricketer of all time)
13. Dance sport 14. Floorball
15. Flying Disc 16. Karate 17. Korfball 18. Life saving 19. Motorcycle sport
20. Mountaineering & Climbing 21. Muaythai 22. Netball 23. Orienteering
includes Ida Bobach
24. Pelota Vasca
includes Mariano Juaristi(He is often considered one of the best pelotaris of all time)
25. Polo 26. Powerboating 27. Racquetball 28. Roller sports 29. Ski Mountaineering
30. Sport climbing 31. Squash
includes Jahangir Khan(widely considered to be the greatest player in the history of the game)
32. Sumo 33. Surfing
34. Tug-of-war 35. Underwater sports 36. Water skiing 37. Wushu
Federations recognized by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)


Global Association of International Sports Federations
There are 93 GAISF Sports. 72 are IOC Sports(those are above). 21 are not IOC Sports(those are below).
1. Aikido 16. Bodybuilding 22. Casting 30. Darts 31. Dragon Boat
32. Draughts Players
includes Alexei Chizhov(won more world championships than any player)
35. Fistball 39. Go 45. Ice stock sport 47. Ju-Jitsu
49. Kendo 50. Kickboxing 52. Lacrosse 55. Minigolf 63. Powerlifting
69. Sambo 70. Savate 71. Sepaktakraw
76. Sleddog 77. Soft tennis 79. Sports fishing
Other international sport federations
A few of the other international sports
Horse racing
includes Bill Shoemaker(8,833 victories)
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