What does GAISF do?

The GAISF is the umbrella Federation that assembles both Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations as well as organisers of international sporting events.

What is the full form of Gaisf?

Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) (previously SportAccord) is the umbrella organisation for all (Olympic and non-Olympic) international sports federations as well as organisers of multi-sports games and sport-related international associations.

How many international sports federations are there?

There are 11 international federations recognized by the IPC, while the IPC itself serves as the international federation for 10 sports.

What is observer status in Gaisf?

International Sports Federations (IFs) with GAISF Observer Status are able to access the GAISF General Assembly and benefit from the GAISF network. The status has been designed as the first step on the road towards fulfilment of all criteria required for GAISF Membership.

How many national Olympic committees exist?

206 NOCs
There are 206 NOCs.

Who was the first president of Gaisf?

It changed its name to SportAccord from March 2009 to April 2017 when it reverted to its former name….GAISF Council.

Designation President
Name Mr. Ivo Ferriani
Country Italy
Sport Federation International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation

Why are all sports federations French?

Originally Answered: Why is every international organization always use French language as their second name? Its because French used to be the language of international diplomacy. France dominated Europe (and by extension the world), throughout the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

Which sporting federation is the largest in the world?

FIVB Volleyball
Number of National Sporting Federations (for Olympic Sports in 2005)

rank International Federation Sport
1 FIVB Volleyball
2 FIBA Basketball
3 IAAF Athletics (Track & Field)
4 FIFA Football (Soccer)

Which countries control Olympics?

The IOC is the supreme authority of the worldwide modern Olympic Movement. The IOC organises the modern Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games (YOG), held in summer and winter, every four years. The first Summer Olympics was held in Athens, Greece, in 1896; the first Winter Olympics was in Chamonix, France, in 1924.

Who makes up National Olympic Committee?

Singapore National Olympic Council

President Mr. Tan Chuan-Jin (Speaker of Parliament)
IOC Member Mr. Ng Ser Miang
Vice-Presidents Mrs. Jessie Phua Ms Juliana Seow Adj. A/Prof. Benedict Tan
Hon. Treasurer Mr Lee Wung Yew
Members Dr. Hing Siong Chen Dr. Koh Koon Teck Dr. Patrick Liew

What are international sport federations?

International Federations are independent sport federations recognised by the IPC as the sole representative of a Paralympic Sport. International Federations’ responsibilities include technical jurisdiction and guidance over the competition and training venues of their respective sports during the Paralympic Games.

Does French Polynesia compete in the Olympics?

The French National Olympic and Sports Committee (French: Comité national olympique et sportif français, CNOSF) is the National Olympic Committee of France. It is responsible for France’s participation in the Olympic Games, as well as for all of France’s overseas departments and territories except French Polynesia.

How to apply for GAISF Membership?

Applicant Submit the Application File: Upon completion of the Membership Application Form, you will be given access to the GAISF Membership On-line Platform. The list of documents and connected criteria to be fulfilled by the Applicants are listed below (see sections FULL MEMBER or ASSOCIATE MEMBER).

What is GAISF doing to promote sustainability?

#Beijing2022 The GAISF team would like to extend season’s greetings to the global #sports community! GAISF launched sustainability.sport, a web portal dedicated to sustainability issues such as climate change, economic inequality and social injustice.

What does gagaisf administration do?

GAISF Administration assess and review the Application, under the direction of the Council (art 7.A.2). The Council may conduct a due diligence to assess any Compatibility Issue between two Applicants and/or an Applicant and any Members.