Sports Organizations


The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is a not-for-profit independent international organization made up of volunteers, which is committed to building a better world through sport.

FIP is recognized by the IOC as the worldwide governing body of Polo

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

“Serves as the independent international body responsible for coordinating and monitoring the global fight against doping in sport.”

FIP Anti Doping Rules for Jan 2015 || WADA Athlete consent form 2016 || Accredited & Approved Laboratories

WADA publishes 2017 Prohibited List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; along with, the 2017 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List was approved by the Executive Committee on 21 September and comes into force on 1 January 2017. the List will be made available as an iPhone app and on other mobile devices effective 1 January 2017.

WADA publishes 2016 Prohibited List

On 16 September, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee approved the 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which is now available on Wada’s Website or through the free iPhone application. The List can also be accessed using other mobile devices via the mobile site. The List came on 1 January 2016, at the same time as the revised World Anti-Doping Code.

WADA publishes first ever Athlete Reference Guide to the Code

Montreal, September 19, 2014 – WADA is pleased to announce the publication of the Athlete Reference Guide to the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code. (In force 2016). Visit link

FIP Therapeutic Use Exemption Application Form (TUE)

Beginning January 1, 2015 updated WADA Rules and FIP Anti Doping Rules replaced the 2014 protocols. Visit link
WADA published revised guidelines concerning the application of the Human Growth Hormone (HGH) biomarkets test for doping control analyses, V2.0
Please note that WADA has just published revised Guidelines on its website concerning the application of the Human Growth Hormone (hGH) Biomarkers Test for Doping Control Analyses, version 2.0, dated April 2016.
These Guidelines, which are effective immediately, have been developed to ensure a harmonized approach in the application of the GH-2000 Biomarkers Test for the detection of doping with human Growth Hormone (hGH) in sport. This revised version provides further direction on the sample pre-analytical preparation procedure, the performance of the test and the interpretation of the test results.

Global Association of International Sports Federaion (formally known as SportAccord) is the umbrella organisation for all (Olympic and non-Olympic) international sports federations as well as organisers of multi-sports games and sport-related international associations. FIP is a full member since 1992.


The Association of IOC Recognised International Sport Federations (ARISF) is the world authority regrouping all IOC Recognised International Sport Federations. It is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-discriminatory organisation constituted through and recognised by the International Olympic Committee. Currently the association counts 35 International Sports Federations including Polo.


FIP is proud to subscribe to the UNESCO’s International Charter on Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport. “The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations.”

Following several months of consultations in which the IOC has been actively involved, UNESCO’s General Conference has adopted a revised International Charter on Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport.

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