Story About Us
Founding year of the organisation : 1947
The organization was created on July 21, 1943 under the name Sports Society Labor Reserves as part of the Soviet Union. In 1992, the activities were abandoned though. However, by assignment of the President of the Russian Federation, on March 13, 2018 the organization restarted its activities and the same year on July 21, the 75th anniversary was celebrated. Today, Labor Reserves is an independent organization focusing on the development of company sports in the professional setting across the country.
MEMBER WFCS - EFCS
On 8 June 2019, the General Assembly of the World Federation for Company Sport held in Athens had no doubts whatsoever to approve the new membership of «Labor Reserves» All-Russian Physical culture and Sports Society.
A mere 3 weeks later on June 28, the General Assembly of the European Federation for Company Sport which took place in Salzburg in the framework of the 22nd edition of the European Company Sport Games, thought likewise and unanimously voted the acceptance of the Russian corporate sports leader as new full EFCS member. On the basis of the figures and data presented, both Assemblies couldn’t but agree more on the proposal of their respective executive committees to acknowledge the importance of this Russian federation for the development of company sports in Russia, in Europe and worldwide.
STAFF IN THE HEAD OFFICE IN MOSCOW
In 2018, activities in 30 disciplines gathered no less than 15 000 participants. Teams from more than 150 companies took part in the events organized by "Labor reserves".
On the federal level, international corporate games , winter and summer corporate games, e-sports corporate league, a multisport festival, a hockey league etc. are held. The regional sports calendar includes a football tournament and a regional football league, a sailing regatta and a paintball league.
Special projects include for example a family day and a futsal and beach volleyball cups.
Labor Reserves is aiming high: by 2024, it hopes to get 55% (= 15 000 000) of company staff involved in sports and to open 600 sport clubs across the country !