Sports Journalism Inspiration

Read page 24-27 in the Press Pass Student Handbook

Here are some brilliant pieces of sports journalism to read for inspiration

Women in Sports articles

Australian Open news report

UFC 294 news report

Ex-Cork footballer leads opposition to ‘disrespectful’ Pairc Ui Chaoimh naming rights deal

Classroom Activity

Choose a forthcoming sporting event, it could be the Six Nations, a local sports event, the Premier League, etc. Divide the class in groups and each group will create a news report about the event, as if they were a real life reporter on the ground. Remember the 5 Ws when structuring the sports news report. If it’s a local sports event, can the students get an interview with the one of the players or the coach?

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