The 'Nederlands Olympisch Comité*Nederlandse Sport Federatie' (NOC*NSF) is the umbrella organisation for sports in the Netherlands. As the country’s Olympic and Paralympic Committee, it develops, promotes and protects the Olympic and Paralympic Movement in the Netherlands. NOC*NSF is responsible for the participation of Dutch athletes in the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Youth Olympic Games, the European Games, and the European Youth Olympic Festival.
NOC*NSF is the main organization for organized sports in the Netherlands. It includes as its members 77 NGBs and 13 associated organisation representing more than 23,000 sport clubs and 5,2 million Dutch people involved in sports clubs.