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HISTORY OF LE COQ SPORTIF
Established in 1882. The oldest sportswear brand with innovative design.
The story of our brand is the story of sportswear and shoes.
There are many stories of people.
A defeated player we can not stop loving and the side stories of legendary champions
Products that we wanted to make. Behind the story of development

Many episodes to come more. Discover our history over 135 years.
Explore the story of the le coq sportif brand
Established in 1882. The oldest sportswear brand with innovative design. The story of our brand is the story of sportswear and shoes. There are many stories of people. A defeated player we can not stop loving and the side stories of legendary champions Products that we wanted to make. Behind the story of development
Many episodes to come more. Discover our history over 135 years. Explore the story of the le coq sportif brand

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History of le coq sportif

  • 1930
    The No. 29, Le Coq Sportif’s First Cycling Jersey, in the 1930 Catalog
    The No. 29, Le Coq Sportif’s First Cycling Jersey, in the 1930 Catalog
    Some of our earliest cycling jersies were already in catalogs after we...
  • 1951
    Began Supplying Cycling Clothing to the Tour de France in 1951
    Began Supplying Cycling Clothing to the Tour de France in 1951
    The collared shirt worn by 1951 champion Hugo Koblet is a wool cycling...
  • 1961
    Jacques Anquetil Became the First to Win Four Straight Tours in 1961
    Jacques Anquetil Became the First to Win Four Straight Tours in 1961
    Jacques Anquetil won the Tour de France four years in a row from 1961 ...
  • 1975
    Bernard Thevenet, the Climber Who Beat the Dominant Merckx as He Sought His Unprecedented Sixth Straight Championship
    Bernard Thevenet, the Climber Who Beat the Dominant Merckx as He Sought His Unprecedented Sixth Straight Championship
    In 1975, Merckx sought to win his sixth straight Tour de France, a fea...
  • 1979
    A French Hero, Bernard Hinault Went for Two
    A French Hero, Bernard Hinault Went for Two
    This photo was taken in 1979, when Bernard Hinault was 24. In May of t...
  • 1986
    The 20th century’s greatest dribble needed 10 years to come about.
    The 20th century’s greatest dribble needed 10 years to come about.
    While a uniform can enhance an athlete's abilities, it can also smash ...
  • 1986
    Greg LeMond, the First American to Win the Tour
    Greg LeMond, the First American to Win the Tour
    At the 72nd Tour de France in 1985, Bernard Hinault, who had recovered...
  • 2014
    At Age 29, Italian Hero Vincenzo NibaliWon All Three Grand Tours
    At Age 29, Italian Hero Vincenzo NibaliWon All Three Grand Tours
    Messina is a town on the island of Sicily, which sits across the strai...

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