(1st April, 2018, Nasha China) The International Young Sports Reporters Training Camp 2018 organized by Hong Kong Sports Press Association commences today in Nasha. The 9-day training camp will take place in both Nasha and Hong Kong. Participants are from countries and regions including: China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Paraguay, the Netherlands, Ghana, Bahrain, Mongolia, Columbia and Uganda.
Hong Kong Sports Press Association has hosted the Asian Young Sports Reporters Training Camp since 2015 and received recognition and praise from participants of various Asian countries and regions. This year, the event has expanded to an international level and continues to provide a platform for young sports reporters to learn, practice and communicate.
Mr. Pui Kwan Ki, vice-president of Hong Kong Sports Press Association officiated the opening ceremony at the Nasha Marina Club where the Volvo Ocean Race was held in February. Young reporters have also visited the Nasha Golf Club. They will attend a rugby training session tomorrow to equip themselves for their reporting job for the weekend’s Hong Kong Sevens. During the 9-day training camp, veteran journalists will lecture the young reporters and share their experience. Young reporters then can carry out theories into practical reporting life. The training camp also provides a platform for them to exchange culture and improve their professional skills and knowledge.
The International Young Sports Reporters Training Camp 2018 is presented by Macau Fok Ying Tung Foundation and supported by Hong Kong Sports Institute, Hong Kong Rugby Union, Hong Kong Lacrosse Association, Hong Kong Cricket Association, E-Sports Association Hong Kong, Chu Hai College, Hong Kong Disneyland, Canon, Red Bull and Just Climb.