The Words of Sport is a French owned company, based in Paris, addressing worldwide sport stakeholders.


The WORDS of SPORT is the outcome of a meeting between specialised experts, leaders in their fields: Cornerplay, experts in the world of professional sports and the Tradutec group, which envisages its development in the translation industry through increasing specialisation.


Created in 2013, Cornerplay has been built on more than 15 years of expertise in professional sports. Particularly knowledgeable with regard to football and rugby, Cornerplay also works with stakeholders in handball and horse racing.
Cornerplay has already become the French leader in the marketing of audio-visual rights within the territory, and is developing a consulting activity relative to the international growth of French sports organisers.
The company is owned and directed by Stéphane Dor and Jean-Guillaume Welgryn.



With more than 50 years of translation experience, Tradutec has become the French leader in the sector.
Éric Bonnefous is now the owner of Tradutec, and has personally directed the group for 10 years.



50 full-time employees including 20 professional translators

International network of 800 freelance translators

80 million words translated each year


1,200 pages translated each day

Up to 100 different files each day

2013 turnover: €10.5 million


A few customer references for Tradutec



Ligue de Football Professionnel (Professional Football League) , Ligue Nationale de Basket (National Basketball League), Fédération Française de Tennis (French Tennis Federation), Sportfive.



Marketing, commercial

Veuve Clicquot, Hermes, Groupe Danone, Fagor Brandt, Bouygues Telecom, Epson, Sony, Renault




Clifford Chance, Freshfields, Skadden, Gide, Gibson, Ernst & Young, Fidal, KPMG, Debevoise, Dechert, Watson, UGGC, Deloitte & Touch, Linklaters




Barclays, HSBC, ABN AMRO, Société Générale, BNP Paribas, Axa, CIC




Microsoft, Mitsubishi, Hewlett-Packard, Texas Instruments, Alcatel, Schlumberger, Brother, Cap Gemini, GE Capital, Oberthur, Nortel Networks, Philips, Total, Peugeot, Rolls Royce




Pfizer, Servier, Merck, Glaxo, Schering, Bayer, Roche, Sanofi-Aventis, Ogilvy Healthcare, Médecins Sans Frontières, Pierre Fabre Dermo Cosmétique



French government

Ministères de la Culture, de la Défense, de la Justice, des Affaires Etrangères, de l’Economie et des Finances, Services du Premier Ministre