Sports Media Canada members across the country send thoughts and condolences to Associate Member Dick Bradbeer and his family today. Dick’s wife Maureen lost a lengthy medical battle on May 19. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter “Neweduk – Erin Mills” Chapel, 1981 Dundas St. W., Mississauga (just east of Erin Mills Pkwy.) from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 11 o’clock. Interment Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens, … [Read More...]
Tennis Canada is now accepting media accreditation applications from Canadian and international print, television and radio journalists and photographers for the 2013 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank.
Rogers Cup presented by National Bank Toronto
WTA Premier 5 Event
August 3-11, 2013
APPLICATION DEADLINE – Friday July 5, 2013
Rogers Cup presented by National Bank Montreal
ATP World Tour Masters … [Read More...]
Most Canadians knew Peter Worthington as a feisty, opinionated newsman. He was primarily identified as a central voice at the Toronto Sun having been one of the principal architects of the splashy tabloid that was concocted out of the ashes of the Toronto Telegram by key former Tely stalwarts.
Why then an ‘obit’ on Sports Media Canada’s website?
Because from his initial inclination to become a journalist (the first job he applied for in the field was in sports journalism – he didn’t … [Read More...]
Media accredited to cover the 2013 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships in both Sweden and Finland were forced to pay hefty fees for internet services.
AIPS member Xavier Lainé, a Getty Images photographer from France, told AIPS that all media accredited to the tournament are unanimous that the Euro 150 fee for internet services is a “racket”.
“It's a huge surprise that in Helsinki and Stockholm for the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship 2013 the media is forced to pay for … [Read More...]
The Confederation of North, CentralAmerica and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) is pleased to announce that the application process for media accreditation to the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup opens today. The CONCACAF Gold Cup will take place from Sunday, July 7 to Sunday, July 28 at 13 different venues across the United States.
Media members interested in attending the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup must fill out the online application form and provide a valid passport photo. If approved, you will … [Read More...]
By John Iaboni, Executive Vice President, Sports Media Canada (just back from the AIPS Congress in Sochi)
Momentum is building as the days draw closer to the 2014 Olympic Winter and Paralympic Games.
The more than 100 nations represented at the recent 76th Annual AIPS Congress were given a tour of the Coastal Cluster venues. It was a total ‘thumbs up’ for every facility as, despite the enormous construction projects in the entire area on roads and residential villages for athletes and … [Read More...]
from Sports Media Canada president Steve McAllister -- who, with Executive Vice President John Iaboni, represented Canada at the just completed 76th annual AIPS Congress which was held in Sochi, Russia.
SOCHI, April 18, 2013 - The International Press Association decided for the first time in the Association's history to establish the AIPS Media Operations project with the aim of actively engaging in the services provided to media representatives in all future sporting, cultural and high … [Read More...]
Sports Media Canada President Steve McAllister chaired a distinguished sports journalists' panel to discuss this topic during the just-completed AIPS annual Congress in Sochi, Russia, scene of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
After a day of sharing ideas and best practices along with debate over the future of sports journalism at the 76th AIPS Congress, there was a consensus on two items.
The appetite for sports content among fans around the world has never been greater. But getting a handle on the … [Read More...]