World Sports Journalists Day 2nd July 2020

World Sports Journalists Day

World Sports Journalists Day 2nd July 2020
World Sports Journalists Day 2nd July 2020

“My real heroes have always been sportswriters”, these are the lines said by Daniel Thomas Jenkins, who was an american author and sportswriter.

World Sports Journalist Day is celebrated on 2nd of July every year worldwide. This day is celebrated for giving them the credit and acknowledging them for taking sports into another level in the media. This day is celebrated to encourage them to be better.

The International Sports Press Association was formed on January 2, in the year 1924. The sports journalist day is celebrated to mark the anniversary of the International Sports Press Association.

This day is celebrated to give appreciation to the sports journalists who promote sports on a daily basis and because of the sports journalists many people chose their career as sports.

As on this day the story of famous players are shown on TVs and on all the social media platforms. And sports journalists also host events where they give knowledge of different sports who are interested in sports.

CHANGING TECHNOLOGY OF SPORTS JOURNALISM:

For today’s generation technology is everything. They want everything to happen conveniently for them. Whether it is about current affairs or politics or sports. They want everything in their own space.

As the generation has changed, the technology has also been changed and the sports journalism has also changed.

Technology used by sports journalists in the 1800s was very different from today’s digital age. In the early 1800s the sports journalists used the newspaper for their work.

In today’s digital age the sports journalists had changed their technology for their work. Today they have newspaper and television and other digital platforms for their job. 

Social media is playing a big role in promoting sports journalism. It helps people to know everything about sports and sports stars.

SPORTS JOURNALISTS OF DIFFERENT SPORTS:

There are many sports all over the world. As many sports are there, the sports journalists are more than that.

Here are some names of the popular sports journalists of several sports.

SPORTS JOURNALISTS OF CRICKET:

  • Philip Bailey
  • Brian Bassano
  • Richie Benaud
  • Rahul Bhattacharya
  • Lawrence Booth
  • Dick Brittenden
  • Robert Brooke
  • Neville Cardus
  • Stephen Chalke
  • Charles Fortune
  • David Frith
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Saurav Ganguly
  • Ramachandra Guha
  • Gideon Haigh
  • Duncan Hamilton

SPORTS JOURNALISTS OF FOOTBALL:

  • Brian Glanville
  • Jonathan Wilson
  • Grant Wahl
  • Guillem Balague
  • Philippe Auclair
  • Tim Vickery
  • Oliver Kay

          SPORTS JOURNALISTS OF HOCKEY:

  • Rob Vollman
  • Muneeb Alam
  • Mike Vogel
  • Justin Bourne
  • James Mirtle

 SPORTS JOURNALISTS OF WRESTLING:

  • Mike Johnson
  •  Wade Keller
  • Dave Meltzer
  • Bill Apter
  • Bruce Mitchell

So on this world sports journalists day, encourages all the sportswriters around the world and we all thank them for taking sports into another level.

Happy World Sports Journalists Day.

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