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REMINDER: AIPS to honor veteran athletics journalists at World Championships in London

Usain Bolt after winning the Men's 100m Final during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro (Photo: Getty Images)

LAUSANNE, July 12, 2017 - In anticipation of the World Championships in Athletics 2017 in London, AIPS and IAAF will honor veteran athletics journalists who have covered 10 (ten) or more World Championships throughout their career.

As the International Sports Press Association, AIPS will recognize sports media for their significant contribution in the coverage and promotion of World Athletics, at the ongoing 16th edition of the event, being held in London, UK, August 4-13.

Journalists who have covered at least 10 (ten) World Championships in athletics as accredited media representatives, that is World Championships spanning from the last 20 years or more will be recognized at the event, and are welcome to send in their submissions and CVs to the following
sonja.nikcevic [at]

In order to be bestowed the honor, a journalist must have covered the Championships while working for a media organization as a reporter/freelance in the written press, a photographer or a TV/radio
Reporter. Journalists may provide proof of their coverage (accreditation badges, articles, photos, etc).

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