Gazeta Sporturilor

Gazeta Sporturilor (Romanian for "The Sports Gazette") is a daily Romanian newspaper, and the country's largest and most read sports-related publication. It is owned by Ringier Sportal S.R.L - the joint venture of Ringier Romania S.R.L. and the Bulgarian Sportal Media Group.

Gazeta Sporturilor
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Ringier Sportal S.R.L.
EditorCătălin Țepelin
Founded1924 (1924)
HeadquartersDimitrie Pompeiu, 9-9A

It is mainly focused on football, but covers most sports events related to Romania, as well as the most important international sport news.

In 2008, Gazeta Sporturilor launched its TV channel called GSP TV.


The newspaper was founded in 1924,[1] even though it did not appear during the Communist period, when it was replaced by the Sportul newspaper, published by the Romanian Communist Party. In 1990, Gazeta Sporturilor was re-established, being one of the first privatised newspapers in the country. The headquarters is in Bucharest.[1]

On 25 July 2008, GSP TV and GSP TV 2 were launched in the Intact Television Group.

Gazeta Sporturilor is the oldest and longest sports newspaper in Romania. It is best sold newspaper in Romania (source: ARM), has the bigger audience (Source: NAS) and is the most visited online newspaper in Romania (source

After the communist regime, was abolished and replaced with "Sportul" newspaper under the Communist Party. Resumed its old name in 1990. He was among the first newspapers privatized in Romania after 1990. He edited the supplement "Fotbal" between 1966 and 1974, and between 1985 and 1997. Containing a large population of footballers by club teams and Romania. Starting in 1966 awarded the title Romanian Footballer of the Year.

In 2000, the newspaper had average sales of around 26,026 copies, moving up to 64,795 copies in 2009, becoming the leader in sports newspapers.[2] A short period the Swiss trust Ringier owned the newspaper (the whole Intact Group). Director of the newspaper is Ovidiu Ioanițoaia and Cătălin Țepelin editor. Longer part of a team of renowned journalists such as Cristian Geambașu, Dan Udrea, Răzvan Luțac and others.

On 2 July 2010, Gazeta Sporturilor was the first newspaper in Romania, and the 4th in world which contained 3D pictures and ads.

See also


  1. Central and South-Eastern Europe 2004. Psychology Press. 2003. p. 507. ISBN 978-1-85743-186-5. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  2. "Cum s-au schimbat ierarhiile ziarelor in_ultimii zece ani". (in Romanian). Archived from the original on 19 December 2009. Retrieved 12 January 2013.

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