The International Olympic Academy organises the International Session for Sport Journalists every two years in an effort to inform and educate Journalists on current Olympic issues, providing them a unique experience in its premises in Ancient Olympia. During the session the sport Journalists meet and discuss various topics such as the role of media in sports, contemporary Olympic issues and the organizational aspects of the Games. In cooperation with the IOC and the International Sports Press Association (AIPS), the participants get updates on the IOC activities and are informed on new technology, equipment, and coverage methods of the Games by the media.

Objectives of the International Seminar for Sport Journalists

  • To further inform the Sport Journalists on the Olympic Movement, Olympic Values and Olympic Education programmes and encourage them to promote them worldwide.
  • To offer the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences on Sport and Olympism.