Welcome to the December edition of 'The Insider' brought to you by Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, and the Canton de Vaud.
Each month, 'The Insider' brings you views and insights from the managers of sport that are based right here in the home of international sport.
As we approach the end of the year, we look back to 2012 to discuss whether or not the world of sports has become stronger during this period. This edition adresses this topic and invites industry specialists to give their insight on how this year was special for the sport world.
We hope you enjoy the reading and join the debate by voting and leaving your comments!