Through Olympic Solidarity (OS), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) works with athletes, coaches, sports administrators, National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations to support the worldwide development of all sport. OS is the part of the IOC that distributes television income from the Olympic Games to the NOCs. Since 1985, the OS Commission has developed its activities on a quadrennial-plan basis.
OS gives funding for projects in different areas. The areas that are most relevant to badminton are: