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Athletes tweet about journalists on World Sports Journalists Day

July 2 marks the event of World Sports Journalists Day. Sports journalists are the
messengers on the sports frontline that help connect athletes and their fans. This day also
commemorates the establishment of the International Sports Press Association
(abbreviated AIPS from its French name) which occurred in 1924 during the Olympics
that were being held in Paris. Top Indian sportspersons took to their social media handles
to celebrate their love for sports journalists who have been relaying messages between
them and the fans.
Sprinter Hima Das tweeted:
Congratulations to all the Sports Journalists on the occasion of #WorldSportsJournalistsDay

Indian men’s hockey team’s veteran forward SV Sunil said:

My best wishes and heartfelt gratitude to sports journalists on #WorldSportsJournalistsDay . We often forget the sacrifices you’ll make to cover sports and sportsperson. You’ll play a key role in our careers. Thank You for choosing to promote sport.

Olympian shooter Anjali Bhagwat said:

Happy World Sports Journalists Day to all our journalist friends,you all play a major role in our sports journey. Thank u very much for your support and love. We salute ur efforts and dedication. 

India’s legendary athlete P.T. Usha shared a video on her Twitter timeline and mentioned:

Journalists have always been a great link between an athlete and the fans. My best wishes to all sports journalists on #WorldSportsJournalistsDay! 

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar mentioned:

Grateful to each and every journalist who wrote about my sport. Gymnastics in India would not have been where it is if it wasn’t for all of you! Special shout out to @Vimalsports and @DiggySinghDeo for penning down the Small Wonder! 

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