COMITÉ PARALYMPIQUE ET SPORTIF FRANÇAIS

About us

Let’s grow the paralympic movement together !

 

Founded in 1992, the French Paralympic and Sports Committee (CPSF) is a member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), as the French National Olympic and Sport Committee (CNOSF) is a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

OUR MISSION

To address international issues, the French Paralympic and Sports Committee (CPSF) has 4 main objectives :

– Promote the unity of the French paralympic movement, working hand-in-hand with all stakeholders

– Represent, support and coordinate the French paralympic movement on an international scale, in particular to the IPC

– Encourage the development of high level sports and of sports for all in connection with affiliated federations

– Organize and structure the French delegation during the Paralympic Games and international competitions held under the aegis of the IPC. The CPSF is the only interlocutor of the IPC in France.

OUR AREAS OF GROWTH

  • Creating the best possible conditions for French paralympic athletes to compete at the Paralympic Games, and thereby continue to bolster the enthusiastic support of audiences
  • Promoting a greater french presence and impact in international organisations and committees (political or technical)
  • Coordinating stakeholders’ involvement in the development of sports for impaired individuals

WORKING TOGETHER, WITH SHARED ENERGY AND DRIVE

The CPSF is the depositary of the paralympic emblems, flag, motto and hymn. The CPSF protects the terms « paralympic », « paralympiad », « paralympism » and « paralympian ». Depositing as a brand, reproducing, copying, apposing, or modifying the emblems, mottoes, hymns, symbols and aforementioned terms without the authorization of the CPSF is punishable according to the penalties established in article L716-9 and following articles of the intellectual property code.

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