French National Olympic and Sports Committee
French National Olympic and Sports Committee logo
Country/Region France
HeadquartersParis, France
PresidentDavid Lappartient
Secretary GeneralJean Michel Brun
NotesAlso includes

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.


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

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

Presidents of National Sports Committee

President Term
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

President Term
Claude Collard 1972-1982
Nelson Paillou 1982-1993
Henri Sérandour 1993-2009
Denis Masseglia 2009-2021
Brigitte Henriques 2021-2023
Astrid Guyart (interim) 2023
David Lappartient 2023–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 Federation Summer or Winter Headquarters
French Archery Federation Summer Noisy-le-Grand, Paris
French Athletics Federation Summer Paris
French Badminton Federation Summer Saint-Ouen, Paris
French Baseball and Softball Federation Summer Paris
French Federation of Basketball Summer Paris
French Boxing Federation Summer Pantin, Paris
French Canoe-Kayak Federation Summer Joinville-le-Pont, Paris
French Cycling Federation Summer Montigny-le-Bretonneux, Paris
French Equestrian Federation Summer Lamotte-Beuvron
French Fencing Federation Summer Paris
French Football Federation Summer Paris
French Golf Federation Summer Levallois-Perret, Paris
French Gymnastics Federation Summer Paris
French Handball Federation Summer Gentilly, Paris
French Hockey Federation Summer Bagnolet, Paris
French Ice Hockey Federation Winter Cergy, Paris
French Federation of Ice Sports Winter Paris
French Judo Federation Summer Paris
French Karate Federation Summer Montrouge, Paris
French Modern Pentathlon Federation Summer Paris
French Federation of Mountaineering and Climbing Summer Paris
French Roller Sport Federation Summer Bordeaux
French Rowing Federation Summer Nogent-sur-Marne, Paris
French Rugby Federation Summer Marcoussis, Paris
French Sailing Federation Summer Paris
French Shooting Federation Summer Paris
French Ski Federation Winter Annecy
French Surfing Federation Summer Soorts-Hossegor
French Swimming Federation Summer Pantin, Paris
French Table Tennis Federation Summer Paris
French Federation of Taekwondo and Related Disciplines Summer Lyon
French Tennis Federation Summer Paris
French Triathlon Federation Summer Paris
French federation of underwater studies and sports Summer Marseille
French Volleyball Federation Summer Choisy-le-Roi, Paris
French Weightlifting Federation Summer Champigny-sur-Marne, Paris
French Wrestling Federation Summer Maisons-Alfort, Paris

See also