CANAL+ Switzerland has existed for more than 18 years and belongs to the CANAL+ Group, leader in the broadcasting of premium and thematic channels along with the distribution of pay-TV offerings.
The CANAL+ Group broadcasts six premium channels with modern, entertaining and committed programmes. It offers a unique format of universal channel, including cinema, sport, news, fiction, documentary and entertainment.The Group is also a reference player in the free-to-air television with its three French channels - D8, D17, iTélé - and its advertising sales house.Moreover, with STUDIOCANAL, the CANAL+ Group is a European leader in the production and distribution of cinema films and television series.
DHL Express is part of the DHL company. It is one of the biggest mail delivery and logistics companies in the world. The subsidiary DHL "Express” transports urgent documents and goods door to door in a timely and reliable fashion in more than 220 countries.
Its objective is to simplify its clients’ life and to facilitate their success as well as that of their own employees and investors. The Swiss Rugby Union is excited about its association with DHL “Express” Switzerland.
Yona Lee Design studio is a multicultural design agency in Lausanne with a partner studio in New York. They specialize in branding, corporate identity, advertising, motion graphics, as well as web design and mobile apps. Over the years, they've created works that won international awards and recognition, but most importantly, made their growing number of clients happy.
David Nicaise, Director of Rugby Store Grenoble :
"Rugby Store Grenoble exists for 5 years.At Rugby Store Grenoble, rugby is a passion and the team master a lot of skills around rugby, service and commerce. Our main customers are distributed on three axes, the fashion (in shop), the players (amateurs or professionals) and the clubs. Our main advantage is that we prefer quality to quantity and that we accompany our customers as close as possible to their needs. We designed an offer around the brand Kappa, a centennial brand, created in 1916. To date, Kappa is a major supplier of the Top14 in France and is delighted to equip via its representative Rugby Store Grenoble, the Swiss Rugby Union."
Sébastien Offroy, director of S2O SPORT :
"S2O SPORT is a travel agency dedicated to sports teams in the organization of their sport trip : performance trip, travel on competition, festive stays at the end of the season… We know perfectly the needs of the sportsmen, the stakes of the travel for which we are responsible and the importance of the environment and comfort in the progress and the performance. 10 years of experience at the service of amateurs as well as the biggest pros have allowed us to acquire a know-how, a network and a rare efficiency. Based in Geneva, we are managing sport travel around the world for clubs / federations from all over Europe (mainly Swiss, French, Belgium and UK through our sister agency near London) and we are involved with all kind of team sport even if our notoriety has mainly acquired with the rugbymen and the swimmers."
Switzerland has been affiliated to Rugby Europe (formerly FIRA-AER: Fédération International de Rugby Amateur - European Association of Rugby) since 1974. Under the authority of the IRB, Rugby Europe organises the European Nations Cup, the European championship in the U18, U20, and Sevens Categories, and the Seven’s Grand Prix Series.
Swiss Olympic is at the same time the national Olympic committee of Switzerland and the key association of Swiss Sports Federations, which represents both Olympic and non-Olympic disciplines. It finances the Swiss anti-doping foundation which supplies services on mandate of Swiss Olympic and the federal office of sport, with the aim of contributing to fight against doping fight in sport.
Rugby will be re-introduced into the Programme of the Olympic Games in 2016, making its first appearance in Rio, with a Men's and Women's Sevens Tournament.
The Swiss Rugby Federation has been a member of World Rugby (ex IRB) since 1988. World Rugby is the international governing body for the sport of rugby, responsible for the organisation of the rugby world cup, the junior rugby championship, the 7’s world cup, the IRB Sevens World Series, the Pacific nations Cup, and many other events.
“Youth & Sport” is the federal organisation which promotes sports to young people. All of our coaches and instructors have followed a specialised education in the field of rugby with “Youth & Sport” and are certified through the programme. Our coaches and instructors have the obligation to complete a continuing education programme to keep up-to-date in order to participate in championships and tournaments.
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