The purposes of the National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland (NOC) (abbr. ÍSÍ) are to promote, coordinate and organize sports activities, promote the development of high-performance sports as well as public sports and form, organize and lead Iceland´s delegations at the Olympic Games.
The most popular sports in Iceland are football, golf, gymnastics, equestrian, basketball, handball, shooting, badminton, athletics, swimming and athletics. The greatest growth has been in golf and equestrian sports. The sport environment has been enriched in recent years with the addition of several new sports.
At the beginning of its term of office, the Executive Board appoints standing committees. The standing committees to be appointed shall be: The Board of Elite Athletes Fund, the Medical Committee, the Finance Council, the Legal Committee, the Honorary Council, Athletes Commission, the Information and Media Committee and the International Relations Committee. Other committees shall be appointed at the discretion of the Executive Board.