The International Ice Hockey Federation is the name of the governing body that oversees ice hockey events. It is also known as the IIHF and consists of at least 70 members.
It depends on the type of hockey.
For Field Hockey, it is the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
For ice hockey, it is the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)
FIFA is the governing body of international soccer, not hockey!!
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Hockey was removed from the Olympic schedule in 1924, for lack of an single international governing body. It was reinstated at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics.
The International Orienteering Federation is the international governing body and is based in Finland.
Field hockey was removed from the 1924 Games because there was no single international governing body for the sport. It was replaced to the Olpympics in 1928 when the FIH had been founded.
In field hockey, FIH stands for Federation Internationale de Hockey (International Hockey Federation) and is the ruling body of international hockey.
It wasn't a protest against anything. A single governing international body was required for reacceptance to the Olympics, and the founding nations saw that such a body was necessary to maintain the quality of both the game and the players.
International Softball Federation (ISF)
There is not one single governing body of all sports. There are a huge amount of sports and so there are many governing bodies of those sports. Some governing bodies oversee a range of different sports, but there is no governing body that oversees all sports in the world.
The International Olympic Committee
The governing body for all football (or soccer) world wide - is FIFA - (Federal International Football Association).