Qatar to host AIPS Sport Media Awards Ceremony

Doha: Qatar will host the fourth version of Worldwide Sports activities Press Affiliation (AIPS) Sport Media Awards with the ceremony set to be held on the iconic Khalifa Worldwide Stadium on June 12. 

Sports activities journalists representing media organisations and companies from everywhere in the world will attend the ceremony. 

The Sport Media Awards, that are thought of one of many largest World Press Awards, are the best worldwide accolades within the sport media business. 

The Awards, at present in its fourth version, supply recognition to the easiest sport storytellers throughout all media platforms, from pictures to video, from print to digital and from podcasts to sports activities blogs.

AIPS President Gianni Merlo praised the position performed by the Qatar Sports activities Press Committee in holding the annual AIPS Award ceremony, pointing to the significance of the strategic partnership between the 2 events in serving sports activities media all over the world and enhancing its position {and professional} integrity.

In a press release, Merlo emphasised that the capital of world sports activities, Doha, is the perfect place to carry the Award Ceremony, particularly for the reason that Qatari capital will host the FIFA World Cup later this 12 months.

Merlo confirmed that 80 journalists from totally different nations can be current within the viewers, whose participation and work have been chosen in every of the 9 classes.

Merlo additionally revealed that finest investigative journalist will even be chosen this time in Doha. Merlo defined that the awards winners are chosen by way of a secret poll and nobody is conscious of the winners till it’s introduced on the ceremony.

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The AIPS President additionally expressed his gratitude to H E Sheikh Faisal bin Ahmed Al Thani, Chairman of the Qatar Sports activities Media Committee.

Marlo additionally famous that he was the one who recommended holding this 12 months’s ceremony in Doha. 

Subsequently, he was eager to specific his honest due to Qatar and the Qatar Sports activities Press Committee for his or her preparations to host and organise a formidable ceremony on June 12.

Based mostly on the premise that sport is a precious instrument for schooling and tradition, AIPS with a community of 161 nations, appears to be like to have a good time these professionals, who proceed to provide one of the best most inventive content material worldwide.

AIPS Sport Media Awards are a celebration of sports activities media excellence, representing a brand new, inspiring horizon for sports activities journalists throughout the globe. The primary version of the Awards ceremony was held in Lausanne in January 2019.

The second version was in Budapest in February 2020. The third version passed off in a web-based stay present from the fort of Vigevano, Italy, in March 2021.

Recognised by the Worldwide Olympic Committee and all the primary Federations, the Worldwide Sports activities Press Affiliation (AIPS) is the skilled physique representing the worldwide sports activities media, with greater than 9,500 members worldwide.