Not later than two months ago, in the midst of the pandemic outbreak, AIPS decided not to stop in front of the global halt that COVID-19 was imposing on sport. This unprecedented crisis was not to be wasted. It is on this premise that the association has decided to give life to the AIPS e-College, an innovative distance learning project which marks a new step of AIPS cultural agenda, offering tools, opportunities and answers to the next generation of sports journalists.
The AIPS Sport Media Awards 2020 come in a year where passion, dedication and boldness are the keywords to help the world of sports journalism recover from the disruptive effects caused by the pandemic.  More than any other edition, this year they represent the celebration of sports media excellence and the inexhaustibility of sports values around the world.
LAUSANNE – It was an ordinary morning of 17 years ago, when a voice from the newsroom asked one young journalist to cover a little-known sport event. “What’s that?”, Fiona Hynes questioned herself by reading the pamphlet: Special Olympics World Games, Dublin 2003.