International Taekwon‑Do Federation

2 Jul 2020

2 July 2020: In recognition of World Sports Journalists Day observed annually on July 2nd, ITF President, Professor Ri Yong Son pays tribute to all sports journalists in promoting sports.

Facts about the #World #Sports #Journalists #Day:

• World Sports Journalists Day was established by the International Sports Press Association (ISPA) in 1994 to mark the 70th anniversary of its foundation.

• ISPA was founded on the July 2, 1924 during the Summer Olympics in Paris. It comprises continental and national associations. • Its partners are big sports federations, such as International Olympic Committee, FIFA, IAAF and others. • The sports journalists around the world are united by the ISPA.

• This day was particularly created to celebrate the achievements of members of the sporting media.

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