Over 20 million people play Netball around the world in more than 117 countries.
World Netball is the sole, internationally recognised, governing body for Netball, affiliated to the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAIFS), the International World Games Association and the Association of Recognised Sports Federations (ARISF), receiving funding from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Currently, 76 National Netball Associations are affiliated to World Netball grouped into 5 Regions – Africa, Asia, Americas, Europe and Oceania – each with a respective Regional Federation. Regional Federations are an integral part of the global governance structure and assist in the implementation of World Netball policies and the development of the sport in their respective regions.
Take a look at how Netball is spreading across the globe in our Members area.
World Netball is managed by:
- Congress – meeting every two years
- Board of Directors – meeting three times yearly
- Chief Executive Officer
in accordance with:
Click here to view the Member updates following World Netball Board Meetings containing decisions made.