Development of sport in Montenegro should be regarded as an integral part of the overall development of our country on its path towards the European and the world trends. Sport, as an activity of public interest, should fulfill its social mission, in addition to its competitive character, as is an important educational, health, cultural, social activity. Law on Sport, in 12 chapters, with all the other relevant laws, is the law that comprehensively regulates the sport in Montenegro as an activity of public interest. However, in the field of legal regulation, and therefore for the functioning of the sport generally, the following regulations are of immediate importance: the Law on ratification of the International Convention against doping in sport, the Law on prevention of violence and misbehavior at sport events, the Law on the ski slopes, the National Sports Development program, the MOC and the Statutes of the national sports federations and other international regulations on sport.
Montenegrin Olympic Committee was admitted to the International Olympic Committee in July 2007, and Montenegro first appeared at the Olympics organized in 2008. in Beijing. Water polo is one of the most popular sports in Montenegro. Montenegro won the European Water polo Championship in 2008. in Malaga, which was the national team’s first appearance in the competition since independence. First League of Montenegro in football is the top football competition in Montenegro, organized by the Football Association of Montenegro. At the Olympic Games in London in 2012, Women's Handball National Team of Montenegro won the silver medal. This is the first Olympic medal for Montenegro.