The Federal Office of Sport (FOSPO) is the Swiss federal government’s centre for expertise in sports and a part of the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports. Its main mission is to promote sports and exercise in all age groups and at all levels of ability across Switzerland, cantons and regions. It creates optimum conditions for active participation in sports and exercise that go beyond social and cultural boundaries.
The Federal Office of Sport is a service, education and training centre for elite, professional and amateur sports. As an education centre, it develops knowledge and imparts the skills and proficiencies required to practice and teach professional and amateur sports. It also plays a primary role in the development of important national sports facilities