ENGSO members

ENGSOs members are those organisations responsible for grassroots sport in their country. This can either be National Olympic Committees, National Sports Confederations or that National Umbrella organisation entitles to lead the grassroots sport dimension in their country. To date, the ENGSO network is covering 34 European countries.

Members list

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National Olympic Committee of Albania

Komiteti Olimpik Kombëtar Shqiptar

The Albanian National Olympic Committee is a non-profit organisation and the legal authority of Albania’s participation in the Olympic Games.



Sport Austria

Österreichische Bundes-Sportorganisation

Sport Austria – the Austrian Sports Organization (Österreichischen Bundes-Sportorganisation) is a non-profit institution, which represents the interests of sports both in Austria and in international organizations. Sport Austria is the central platform for coordination and consultation within the Austrian sports system.



Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee

Comité Olympique et Interfédéral Belge

The BOIC is an ‘interfederal’ non-profit organisation. The Committee is the umbrella organisation of the national sports associations, which usually consist of two or even three community federations. The representatives of these 83 sports associations sit in the General Assembly of the Committee. Together they represent more than 24,000 sports clubs and more than 2,200,000 active sports participants.

Bosnia And Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Olympic Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Olimpijski komitet Bosne i Hercegovine

The National Olympic Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina (OCBiH) is a sport umbrella organisation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was founded on June 4th 1992, and recognised by International Olympic Committee (IOC) on September 24th 1993. 

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Bulgarian Union for Physical Culture and Sports

Българският съюз за физическа култура и спорт

The Bulgarian Union for Physical Culture and Sport is a non-governmental sports organization with 60 members – National sports federations, sports associations and united sports clubs.

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Croatian Olympic Committee

Hrvatski Olimpijski Odbor

The Croatian Olympic Committee is the non-profit organization representing Croatian athletes in the International Olympic Committee. Members of the committee are 44 sports federations, which elect the Executive Council composed of the president and 15 members

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Czech Union of Sport

Česká Unie Sportu

Czech Union of Sport is the main and largest service sports organization in the Czech Republic. CUS associates over 7 000 sports clubs, 75 national sports associations. The main mission of CUS is to create optimal conditions for sports activities, which are realized in its basic organizational articles, i.e. in sports clubs, physical education units and national sports associations.



National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark

Danmarks Idrætsforbund

DIF is the national governing body in Denmark, consisting of 61 national federations. It has more than 1.9 million members. It assists the national federations towards developing their activities and their support to the local sports associations.



Estonian Olympic Committee

Eesti Olümpiakomitee

The Estonian Olympic Committee (EOK) is the umbrella organization of Estonian sports, which deals with the development of top sports, the expansion of the field of youth sports and the promotion of exercise, valuing the rules of fair play. EOK is also responsible for sending the Estonian national team to the Summer and Winter Olympic Games and Youth Olympic competitions.


Faroe Islands

Faroese Confederation of Sports and Olympic Committee

Ítróttasamband Føroya

The Faroese Confederation of Sports & Olympic Committee is the highest authority for sporting activity in the Faroe Islands. It oversees 24 sports associations and over 100 sports clubs for a population of 51,312.



Finnish Olympic Committee

Suomen Olympiakomitea

The Finnish Olympic Committee is the national Olympic committee in Finland for the Olympic Games movement. It is a non-profit organisation that selects teams, and raises funds to send Finnish competitors to Olympic events organised by the International Olympic Committee.



National Olympic Committee of France

Comité National Olympique et Sportif Francais

The French National Olympic and Sport Committee has two specific missions: IOC representative in France and French sport mouvement representative. The French Olympic Committee was established in 1894 in Paris. In 1972, by the merging with the National Sports Committee, has changed its name to the French National Olympic and Sports Committee.



German Olympic Sports Confederation

Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund

The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), the non-governmental umbrella organization of German sports, was founded on May 20, 2006 through the merger of the German Sports Confederation and the National Olympic Committee for Germany. The DOSB stands for performance, health, joie de vivre and imparting values.



Hellenic Paralympic Committee

Ελληνική Παραολυμπιακή Επιτροπή

The Hellenic Paralympic Committee is the National Paralympic Committee in Greece for the Paralympic Games movement. It is a non-profit organisation that selects teams, and raises funds to send Greek competitors to Paralympic events organised by the International Paralympic Committee.



Sports Confederation of Greenland

Grønlands Idrætsforbund

The Sports Confederation of Greenland (GIF) is an organization with 9 federations. In 2021 GIF had appr. 9,200 members – spread across the country.



Hungarian Competitive Sport Federation

Nemzeti Versenysport Szövetség

In 2016, a new public body, the Hungarian Competitive Sport Federation (HCSF), was established in Hungarian sport. Its responsibilities are the advocacy for non-Olympic sports and the administration of their competitive sport.



National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland

Ísí – íÞrótta- Og Ólympíusamband Íslands

The National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland is the National Olympic Committee representing Iceland, and the highest authority for sporting activity in the country. The main tasks of the ÍSÍ are to promote, coordinate and organize sporting activities in Iceland, as well as to promote the development of sport, as well as public sport events.



National Olympic Committee of Italy

Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (CONI)

The Italian National Olympic Committee, founded in 1914 and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is responsible for the development and management of sports activity in Italy.



Kosovo Olympic Committee

Komiteti Olimpik i Kosoves

The Olympic Committee of Kosovo is the National Olympic Committee representing Kosovo. Officially established in 1992, the OCK became a full member of the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Movement on 9 December 2014. It is responsible for Kosovo’s participation at the Olympic Games.



Latvian Sports Federations Council

Latvijas Sporta federāciju padome (LSFP)

LSFC is a non-governmental foundation created in 1993 with the purpose to unite sport federations in Latvia and act as their umbrella organisation. LSFC coordinates activities of the sports federations in Latvia, contributes to strengthening of their capacity, represents and implements their common interests.



Lithuanian Union of Sports Federations

Lietuvos sporto federacijų sąjunga (LSFS)

The activities of the Union are based on the principles of independence, self-governance, good management, and democratic resolution of issues. The Union recognizes the Olympic Charter, participates in the Olympic movement and supports the activities of other sports.



Luxembourg Olympic and Sports Committee

Comité Olympique et Sportif Luxembourgeois

The objective of the Luxemburg Olympic and Sports Committee (COSL) is the development of sport, physical and sports education in Luxembourg.



Montenegrin Olympic Committee

Crnogorski olimpijski komitet

The Montenegrin Olympic Committee is the National Olympic Committee representing Montenegro. Members of the committee are 20 sports federations, which elect the Executive Council composed of the president and sixteen members.

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Netherlands Olympic Committee and Sports Federation

Nederlands Olympisch Comité * Nederlandse Sport Federatie

The NOC*NSF association originated from the merger between the Dutch Olympic Committee and the Dutch Sports Federation in 1993. We are the bundling of organized sports in the Netherlands.

North Macedonia

North Macedonia

Olympic Committee of North Macedonia

Олимписки комитет на Северна Македонија

The Olympic Committee of North Macedonia is the National Olympic Committee of North Macedonia. Members of the committee are 26 sports federations, which elect the Executive Council composed of the president and four members.



Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports

Norges idrettsforbund og olympiske og paralympiske komité

The Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports is the umbrella organization for sport in Norway. It is the largest volunteering organization in Norway, with more than 2 million members and 12,000 sports clubs in 19 region confederations and 54 national federations.



Sports Confederation of Portugal

Confederação do Desporto de Portugal

Sports Confederation of Portugal is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that brings together the federated sports movement, providing support to associated sports federations and acting to coordinate their interests.



Olympic Committee of Serbia

Olimpijski komitet Srbije | Олимпијски комитет Србије

The Olympic Committee of Serbia is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit sports organization that belongs to the Olympic Movement and respects the basic principles of the international Olympic movement contained in the Olympic Charter and the Anti-Doping Code.


Slovak Republic

Slovak Olympic and Sports Committee

Slovenský olympijský a športový výbor

Slovak Olympians Association – SAO, is an association of athletes – participants of the Olympic Games operating throughout Slovakia. It is a member of the SOSC and the World Association of Olympians (WOA).



National Olympic Committee of Spain

Comité Olímpico Español

The Spanish Olympic Committee is responsible body for Spain’s participation in the Olympic Games. Members of the committee are 35 sports federations, which elect the Executive Council composed of the president and 23 members.



The Swedish Sports Confederation

Sveriges Riksidrottsförbund

The Swedish Sports Confederation (RF) is the sports movement’s unifying organization with the task of supporting, representing, leading and coordinating the sports movement in common issues, both nationally and internationally. Our 19 RF-SISU districts have corresponding tasks as RF at regional and local level.



National Olympic Committee of Turkey

Türkiye Milli Olimpiyat Komitesi

Turkish National Olympic Committee (TNOC) is the governing Olympic body of Turkey. As one of the oldest National Olympic Committees in the world, TNOC was founded on the era of the Ottoman Empire in 1908 and recognised by the IOC in 1911.



Sports Committee of Ukraine


The Sports Committee of Ukraine – SCU was established in 2005 and is an umbrella organisation that unites and develops non-Olympic sports. SCU has over 55 member federations.


United Kingdom

Sport and Recreation Alliance

Sport and Recreation Alliance

Sport and recreation alliance bring together the sport and recreation sector and support our members to tackle the challenges and take advantage of opportunities. We are the voice of the sector with Government, policy makers and the media. We help get the nation active at the grassroots by providing advice, support and guidance.

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