Bangladesh Athletics Federation
Bangladesh Athletics Federation is the national constituent of the worldwide athletic movement. Subject to the controls of the International Athletic Committee, BAF is responsible for organizing its people’s participation in the national & international Games. The organization works for development and promotion of the Athletic Movement in the country. At the same time, it provides support to the Government for the development of sport in Bangladesh, by maintaining full autonomy in line with the IOC Charter.
In Bangladesh BAF plays a major role in developing and nurturing sportsmanship, sporting events and activities related to the development of sports. BAF works closely with other government and non government organization while retaining its autonomous identity.
BAF maintains cooperative relationship with governmental and non-governmental organization in order to best benefit the sports of Bangladesh. In short BAF strives to improve the quality of sports in Bangladesh. It has so far affiliated National Federations (NF) and National Associations (NA) that includes athletic sports.