ZAGREB, 2 July 2008 – On the occasion of the International Sports Journalists Day, Zlatko Matesa and Josip Cop, President and Secretary General of the Croatian Olympic Committee, sent congratulations to Croatian sports journalists, which read:


„On behalf of the Croatian Olympic family and ourselves, we congratulate you and wish you all the best on the International Sports Journalists Day.
We thank you for your continuous contribution to raising the public awareness of the importance of practicing sports, emphasizing the significance of sports in the society, especially motivating young people to take up sports. The Croatian Olympic family particularly values your contribution to promoting the values of sports and the Olympic idea, especially fair-play, solidarity and togetherness, and remains open to further successful cooperation.“