The Bahrain Olympic Committee is supervising 26 sports federations, providing them with all forms of financial and moral support, and is always seeking to push the output of administrative.
Most sources indicate that sports in Bahrain started in 1919, as football was the most popular game played in the neighborhoods, schools and clubs. Sources show that sport within schools has preceded the one played inside the clubs and sports associations, as the schools are the core of sports activities, and due to the noticeably expansion of these activities, there were calls to establish a national association, especially football, that manages domestic competitions. Therefore, the first sport association was declared in 1957 knownompetitions. Therefore, the first sport association was declared in 1957 known then as (Bahrain Sports Federation).