The FSGT, created in 1934, develop its activity in the development and the defence of the rights of all the human beings for the education, emancipation, peace, solidarity, health, sport, culture and for the leisure activities.
it leans on the dynamics of the voluntary help supported by professionals in an associative life where each must be able to be responsible. A space of freedom where by getting organized together, one can be better itself and contribute to the transformation of dominant practices in the sports movement and the society.
The origin of the FSGT dates back to the creation of the first clubs for workers in 1906-1907, to allow workers, employees and their family to practice physical and sports activities, in their way, in their interest.
The FSGT always tried to insert its activity into an international environment which allows to enrich its own social and cultural project, in order to play a significative role in the fight against cultural and social disparities.
FSGT strive to democratize in France through its clubs the access to sport for all, and promote it as a tool for education, inclusion, and dialogue. FSGT organise many championships in several activities with adapted regulations, for the youngest to the elderly peoples.
FSGT implements a lot of trainings through its volunteers network, and is working also on some specific targets as disabled people, children, senior and people from disadvantaged areas.
Nowadays, the FSGT organised about 55 national amateur championships in 25 different activities each year, several trainings, and some international solidarity projects through the world. The FSGT consider sports and physical activities as a tool for education, emancipation, and peace.
A means for human emancipation
Outdoor sports have always been an important part of the FSGT’s activity. Should we date this tradition, which was one of the demands in the struggles of the Popular Front in 1936, from the first paid holidays ? Or should we go back earlier, to the time the workers sport movement fought the aristocarcy and the bourgeoisie for access to outdoor sports ? Althought there have been storms and tempests, as the history of some of our clubs shows, this focus means (...)
At 8:15 am, on August 6th, 1945, American dropped the first uranium atomic bomb called "little boy" on Hiroshima. 95% of the city was destroyed. 75000 people died instantaneously, with an equal number dying in the days that followed. Exposed to radiation, the majority of the survivors would die prematurely. Three days later, at 11.02 am on August 9th, a plutonium bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, with similar effects.
So that these events will never be forgotten, to say no to the nuclear (...)