The Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF) was constituted in 1984. It is currently made up of 34 International Sports Federations. ARISF represents these federations collectively as one of the pillars to the Olympic Movement and promotes the Olympic spirit through the sports which they govern.read more ...
IOC Recognition: Olympic Charter Rule 26
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In order to develop and promote the Olympic Movement, the IOC may recognise as IFs international non-governmental organisations administering one or several sports at world level and encompassing organisations administering such sports at national level.