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New edition of the AIPS magazine now online: Remembering Jimmy Magee, AIPS Asia and America elections in focus

Remembering Jimmy Magee (1935-2017). (Photo: Carlo Pozzoni)

LAUSANNE, October 28, 2017 - The latest edition of the AIPS Magazine is now available online. Issue III/2017 pays tribute to the memory and life of Jimmy Magee, the man who made a lasting contribution to sports broadcasting in Ireland over a period of 60 years. The issue also puts focus on AIPS America and AIPS Asia elections that took place in Colombia and Pakistan respectively.

Why is it so difficult for sports executives to be honest? is the title of AIPS President Gianni Merlo’s editorial: it focuses on how ethics commissions in different federations are almost a guarantee of corruption because they rarely investigate in cases thoroughly while pretending that they were created to defend the purity and transparency.

Gabriel Cazenave re-elected President of AIPS America The Paraguayan was re-elected for a new term with the presence of 18 countries during the 14th Continental Congress held in Cali, Colombia. Carlos Julio Castellanos from Colombia was elected as First Vice-President, Guatemala’s Erick Álvarez Penagos as North Vice-President and Kleiber Beltrao from Brazil as South Vice-President.

Sattam Alsahli new President of AIPS Asia Kuwait’s Sattam Alsahli was elected new president during AIPS Asia Extraordinary Congress that took place in Islamabad, Pakistan from 5-8 October with the participation of 25 countries. Amjad Aziz Malik of Pakistan and Hee-Don Jung from Korea were elected as Secretary General and First Vice-president respectively.

Ashgabat 2017 The Turkmenistan capital hosted the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, the biggest sports event to ever happen in central Asia. An Opening Ceremony that surpassed expectations, an incredible amount of medals for the home country, social media granted for the first time and a lot to discover about this conservative country, as reporter by AIPS.

AIPS and IAAF celebrate veteran athletics journalist in London Over 50 colleagues were honored during the IAAF World Championships in London for having covered 10 or more World Championships and dedicating their careers to the coverage of athletics. IAAF President Sebastian Coe gave special recognition to the journalists who have covered all 16 editions of the IAAF World Championships.

Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 awarded Olympic Games in historic double allocation 13 September 2017 marked a new chapter in the modern history of Olympic Movement as the IOC Session in Lima saw Paris and Los Angeles both become hosts of the Olympic Games. How did the IOC convince the bidding cities that there will be no loser in this decision?

UEFA President hails latest AIPS Young Reporter Programme For the first time, 13 young promising journalists covered a senior UEFA competition at the Women’s 2017 EURO which took place in the Netherlands between July 16 and August 6.

Many more stories can be found inside the AIPS magazine thanks to contributions from our National Associations, Commissions and Continental Sections.

If you are interested in sending us material please contact us at the following addresses:

sonja.nikcevic(at)aipsmedia.com

mariapia.beltran(at)aipsmedia.com

rayane.moussallem(at)aipsmedia.com

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