International Affiliations

Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA)

The FIA, founded in 1904, is a global organization dedicated to bringing coherent governance and safety to motor sport. Over the years, it has expanded its scope to promote safe, sustainable, and accessible mobility for all road users worldwide. The FIA operates across three key areas: Sport, Campaigns, and Mobility. In the realm of Mobility, the FIA strives to ensure safe, affordable, and clean transport systems for everyone.

The FIA is known for its involvement in motor sport, from Formula One to Karting, Rally, endurance racing and alternative energy championships. It has been instrumental in establishing regulations and safety measures to ensure fair play and the well-being of competitors in various series around the world. The federation also serves as the world arbiter for motor sport, providing regulatory expertise and a fair sporting judicial system.

In summary, the FIA is an organisation that not only promotes motor sport but also strives to ensure safe and sustainable mobility for all. With a rich history and a focus on safety, the FIA continues to play a crucial role in governing and advancing motor sport worldwide.

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Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM)

The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) is a century-old institution, founded in 1904 in Paris and currently based in Mies, Switzerland. It serves as the international organisation responsible for all matters related to motorcycling activities, both sporting and non-sporting, while also safeguarding the rights and interests of motorcycle users and the industry. With 118 National Federations worldwide, organised into six Continental Unions, the FIM holds the authority to regulate and control international motorcycling events across the globe, recognized as the sole competent authority in motorcycle sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The FIM’s mission is to govern motorcycle sport and act as a global advocate for motorcycling. Guided by its adopted Values, established in 2008, the FIM upholds principles of fairness, inclusion, unity, and transparency in all its processes. The organisation emphasises professionalism, expertise, and excellence across all areas to maintain its credibility. Moreover, the FIM places great importance on maintaining the highest standards for health, safety, and environmental practices in both sporting and non-sporting activities. The dedication and passion of riders, officials, and volunteers form the backbone of the FIM and contribute to its strength as an organisation.

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Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF)

The Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF) serves as the global authority for all IOC Recognised International Sports Federations. As a non-governmental, non-profit, and non-discriminatory organization, it is officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Both the FIA and the FIM are members of ARISF.

The mission of ARISF is multifaceted. Firstly, it aims to unite, promote, represent, and support the IOC Recognised International Sports Federations in achieving their objectives. It strives to coordinate their common interests and goals while respecting their autonomy, even in a rapidly evolving sports landscape. Additionally, ARISF endeavours to amplify the collective voice of its members in engaging with the IOC and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF). By facilitating knowledge sharing and offering educational services, ARISF aims to address current issues in the broader sports movement and help its members navigate them effectively.

Through its dedication to collaboration, advocacy, and knowledge exchange, ARISF plays a vital role in fostering the growth and development of international sports federations.

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