Sports Organisations and their Headquarters

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Here is the list of various Sports Organisations and their headquarters. This is a static awareness topic in the general awareness section. Often the headquarters of various sports organizations asked in all competitive exams like RRB NTPC, Banking, SSC, and others competitive exams.

List of Important Sports Organisations and their Headquarters

SL. NoOrganizationHeadquartersFormation Year
1Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)Zurich, Switzerland29 May 2007
2International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Mies, Switzerland18 June 1932
3Union Cycliste Internationale(UCI) or, International Cycling Union Aigle, Switzerland14 April 1900
4International Handball Federation (IHF) Basel, SwitzerlandJuly 12, 1946
5United World Wrestling (UWW)Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland1912
6International Hockey Federation of, Fédération Internationale de Hockey (FIH)Lausanne, Switzerland7 January 1924
7International Olympic Committee (IOC)Lausanne, Switzerland23 June 1894
8Fédération internationale de natation (FINA) or, International Swimming FederationLausanne, Switzerland19 July 1908
9International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)Lausanne, Switzerland1926
10World Archery Federation (WA, formerly FITA)Lausanne, Switzerland4 September 1931
11International Boxing Association (IBA)Lausanne, Switzerland29–30 November 1946
12International Canoe Federation (ICF)Lausanne, Switzerland1946
13International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Lausanne, Switzerland1921
14International Golf Federation (IGF) Lausanne, Switzerland1958
15International Gymnastics Federation (FIG)Lausanne, Switzerland23 July 1881
16World Rowing Federation (WRF) Lausanne, Switzerland25 June 1892
17International Judo Federation (IJF) Lausanne, Switzerland1951
18International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Lausanne, Switzerland20 April 1947
19International Cricket Council (ICC) Dubai, UAE15 June 1909
20International Tennis Federation (ITF) London, Great Britain1 March 1913
21World Sailing (WS) Hampshire, Great Britain14 October 1907
22World Rugby (WR)Dublin, Ireland1886
23Badminton World Federation (BWF) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1934
24Fédération internationale des échecs (FIDE) or World Chess Federation Athens, GreeceJuly 20, 1924
25International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF)Munich, Germany1907
26International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)Lausanne, Switzerland1905
27International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)quai Antoine-1er, Monaco18 July 1912
28International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM)Monte-Carlo, Monaco13 August 1948

Previous Years Questions from this topic Asked in SSC

Question 1: Where did the International Cricket Council (ICC) shift its headquarters from Lords, United Kingdom on August 1, 2005? [SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) 2005]
A. Sydney
B. Melbourne
C. Jamaica
D. Dubai

Answer: Dubai, UAE

Question 2: Where is the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee located? [SSC GL Tier-I 2014]
A. Italy
B. Switzerland
C. Belgium
D. France

Answer: Lausanne, Switzerland

Question 3: The headquarters of FIFA is in: [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Berlin
B. Vienna
C. France
D. Zurich

Answer: Zurich, Switzerland


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