The present paper is devoted to have a critical review of the literature available about perception of sports experts about administration and functioning of sports Federations in India. In this paper the work which has already been done by various researches on organization, Administration, Functioning and other related issues of sports associations, federations, sports Councils and other sports clubs will also be analyzed. Moreover, the expert comments and views of renowned personalities of sports which published in various journals, newspapers and magazines etc. have also been reviewed and cited in the present paper.
Besides Infrastructure, facilities and hard work of the players the government, Sports associations and media has a great role to play as far as promotion of sports and excellence in the field of Sports is concerned. If our players are not performing well in international level sports competitions definitely there is something wrong either in our sports policy or the functioning of our sports associations.