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En garde! French language faces substitution (Swissinfo)

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 1 Okt 2010

By Samuel Jaberg, Swissinfo.fr

French, one of two official languages of the Lausanne-based International Olympic Committee (IOC), enjoys a privileged position in international sporting organisations.

In practice, however, English has become essential. Ahead of the summit of French-speaking nations, held in Montreux in October, swissinfo.ch looks at whether this is welcome pragmatism or a regrettable lack of diversity. Read more...