International Taekwon‑Do Federation
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.