Hamedan, May 06, 2020- Petanque as an another IOC Recognized Sport got recognition by the IHGA this morning.

The world governing body for Petanque is the Federation Internationale de Pétanque et Jeu Provençal (FIPJP) under the CMSB as a recognized IF by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and is a full member of International World Games Association (IWGA), the Association of IOC Recognized International Sport Federations (ARISF) and Global Association of the International Sport Federations (GAISF). The headquarter of the FIPJP is located in France and it has 102 national member federations in five continents.