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!!
Fina is the international governing body of swimming
The International Orienteering Federation is the international governing body and is based in Finland.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.