I.S.F. International Softball Federation
George Hancock invented softball. It grew until rules were developed and now we have the ISF (International Softball Federation) as international governing body to take care of the sport
Fina is the international governing body of swimming
The International Orienteering Federation is the international governing body and is based in Finland.
The international governing body is the International Rugby Board, and the national body will be the country's rugby union. e.g. the national governing body for England is the RFU.
The international governing body for track and field athletics is the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) it was formerly the International Amateur Athletics Federation.
It was formed in 1952.
international volleyball association
Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) is the international governing body for swimming
The International Olympic Committee
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)