Die Österreichische Bundes-Sportorganisation (BSO) ist die Interessenvertretung und Serviceorganisation des organisierten Sports in Österreich.

Legal Regulations for Sport

All matters pertaining to sports fall under the constitutional authority of the Austrian federal states. The government primarily acts in a supervising capacity, which draws upon Article 17 of the Federal Constitutional Law (“Private-sector Administration”). The constitutional basis for the promotion of sports by the government forms the federal sports promotion law. 1969, Official Gazette 1, No. 2/1970, as amended, and the Gambling Act, Official Gazette No. 620/1989, as amended.

Federal sports promotion law