The Pahang Sports Council was established on 23 January 1984 in accordance with Section 7 (1), the National Sports Council of Malaysia Act 1971, National Sports Council of Malaysia (Amendment of the Second Schedule) Order 1988. The aims of the establishment of Pahang Sports Council are as follows:
- To promote in general the significance of sports in the state and in particular to provide adequate facilities for the advancement of all branches of sports at the state and district levels in Pahang.
- To coordinate the State Sports Association and other sports agencies in the state; and
- To obtain and administer funds to achieve the Council's objectives