French National Olympic and Sports Committee

The French National Olympic and Sports Committee (French: Comité national olympique et sportif français, CNOSF) is the National Olympic Committee of France. It is responsible for France's participation in the Olympic Games, as well as for all of France's overseas departments and territories except French Polynesia.

French National Olympic and Sports Committee
French National Olympic and Sports Committee logo
Country/Region France
HeadquartersParis, France
PresidentDenis Masseglia
Secretary GeneralJean Michel Brun
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The French Olympic Committee was established in 1894 in Paris. In 1972, by the merging with the National Sports Committee, has changed its name to the French National Olympic and Sports Committee.

List of presidents

This is following list of presidents:

Presidents of French Olympic Committee

Pierre de Coubertin 1894-1913
Justinien de Clary 1913-1933
Armand Massard 1933-1967
Jean de Beaumont 1967-1972
Claude Collard 1971-1972

Presidents of National Sports Committee

Duvignau de Lanneau 1908-1909
Marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat 1909-1910
Albert Glandaz 1910-1911
Duvignaud de Lanneau 1911-1912
Albert Glandaz 1912-1913
Justinien de Clary 1913-1925
Gaston Vidal 1925-1931
Jules Rimet 1931-1947
Alfred Eluère 1947-1967
Pierre Graux 1967-1971
François Chiarisoli 1971-1972

Presidents of French National Olympic and Sports Committee

Claude Collard 1972-1982
Nelson Paillou 1982-1993
Henri Sérandour 1993-2009
Denis Masseglia 2009-present

Member federations

The French National Federations are the organizations that coordinate all aspects of their individual sports. They are responsible for training, competition and development of their sports. There are currently 33 Olympic Summer and three Winter Sport Federations in France.

National FederationSummer or WinterHeadquarters
French Archery FederationSummerNoisy-le-Grand, Paris
French Athletics FederationSummerParis
French Badminton FederationSummerSaint-Ouen, Paris
French Baseball and Softball FederationSummerParis
French Federation of BasketballSummerParis
French Boxing FederationSummerPantin, Paris
French Canoe-Kayak FederationSummerJoinville-le-Pont, Paris
French Cycling FederationSummerMontigny-le-Bretonneux, Paris
French Equestrian FederationSummerLamotte-Beuvron
French Fencing FederationSummerParis
French Football FederationSummerParis
French Golf FederationSummerLevallois-Perret, Paris
French Gymnastics FederationSummerParis
French Handball FederationSummerGentilly, Paris
French Hockey FederationSummerBagnolet, Paris
French Ice Hockey FederationWinterCergy, Paris
French Federation of Ice SportsWinterParis
French Judo FederationSummerParis
French Karate FederationSummerMontrouge, Paris
French Modern Pentathlon FederationSummerParis
French Federation of Mountaineering and ClimbingSummerParis
French Roller Sport FederationSummerBordeaux
French Rowing FederationSummerNogent-sur-Marne, Paris
French Rugby FederationSummerMarcoussis, Paris
French Sailing FederationSummerParis
French Shooting FederationSummerParis
French Ski FederationWinterAnnecy
French Surfing FederationSummerSoorts-Hossegor
French Swimming FederationSummerPantin, Paris
French Table Tennis FederationSummerParis
French Federation of Taekwondo and Related DisciplinesSummerLyon
French Tennis FederationSummerParis
French Triathlon FederationSummerParis
French Federation of Undersea Studies and SportsSummerMarseille
French Volleyball FederationSummerChoisy-le-Roi, Paris
French Weightlifting FederationSummerChampigny-sur-Marne, Paris
French Wrestling FederationSummerMaisons-Alfort, Paris

See also

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