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World Sports Journalist Day 2024: Date, history, significance; here's all you need to know

Sports play an important role in our lives. Some people enjoy it as a pastime while others make a living out of it.

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shgun S -- July 02nd 2024 11:40 AM -- Updated: July 02nd 2024 11:44 AM
World Sports Journalist Day 2024: Date, history, significance; here's all you need to know

World Sports Journalist Day 2024: Date, history, significance; here's all you need to know

World Sports Journalist Day 2024: Sports play an important role in our lives. Some people enjoy it as a pastime while others make a living out of it. Every year on July 2, World Sports Journalists Day honours the people who bring sports stories to life: sports journalists. The day honours the outstanding efforts of journalists who bring the world of sports closer to their audiences.

What is Sports Journalism?

Sports journalism is a type of reporting that focuses on sports-related issues or topics. It is an essential component of all media organisations. Sports journalists work across a variety of media platforms, including print, broadcast, and the internet. Several local and national journalism organisations specialise in sports reporting.


World Sports Journalists Day | History

The International Sports Press Association (AIPS) established World Sports Journalist Day in 1994. Furthermore, the day celebrates the foundation of the AIPS organisation on July 2, 1924, during the Summer Olympics in Paris. Throughout the years, several sports media professionals' accomplishments have been recognised on this day.

World Sports Journalists Day | Significance

World Sports Journalist Day seeks to promote and recognise various sports journalists for their great contributions. It urges journalists to provide a good example for future generations and encourages them to pursue careers in sports media. On this day, numerous media organisations hold special ceremonies to honour their sports journalists.

Another goal for this unique day is to promote sports around the world as a way to bring people together and develop peace and harmony.

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