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“European Capital of Sport” Project is realized on the initiative of the Sports Association of European Capitals and Cities (ACES Europe), the European Commission and the programs presented in the “White Paper on Sport” (Art. 50). So far some of the winning cities are: Madrid in 2001, Stockholm 2002, Copenhagen 2006, Stuttgart 2007, Milan 2009, Istanbul 2012 and others. European Capital of Sport in 2015 is Turin, in 2016 is Prague and in 2017 is Marseilles.

Sofia was designated as European Capital of Sport in 2018. The decision was announced in November 2014 by the Evaluation Committee of ACES Europe, on the grounds that “the city is a good example of sport for all, as means to improve healthy lifestyle, integration and education, which are the basis of the initiative.”

By choosing the Bulgarian capital in 2018, Sofia was placed among the cities that over the past century have proven their contribution to the development of many sports through conducting hundreds of national and world championships in the territory of these cities.

The title of European Capital of Sport is not given for hosting sports events, but rather aims to promote an active lifestyle, the development of sport policies and good facilities infrastructure, programs and activities. The focus is on grassroots sport and the importance of sport as a priority in people’s lives. More about Sofia2018
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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British Cycling hoping to ‘maintain Olympic success’ with its new Senior Academy line up

British Cycling looks ahead to Tokyo 2020 Olympics success, as it reveals its next Senior Academy rosterBritish Cycling looks ahead to Tokyo 2020 Olympics success, as it reveals its next Senior Academy roster
07:18 -- cyclingweekly.co.uk

Team Sky announce squad for Il Lombardia

Wout Poels and Mikel Landa lead Team Sky at Il Lombardia as the British squad look for their second Monument win of the seasonTeam Sky, stage nine of the 2016 Vuelta a EspañaWout Poels and Mikel Landa lead Team Sky at Il Lombardia as the British squad look for their second Monument win of the season
05:42 -- cyclingweekly.co.uk

Marianne Vos’s Rabo-Liv team becomes Fortitude Pro Cycling for 2017

Rabo-Liv becomes Fortitude Pro Cycling in 2017 after the withdrawal of Dutch bank RabobankMarianne Vos, Women's Tour 2016, stage fourRabo-Liv becomes Fortitude Pro Cycling in 2017 after the withdrawal of Dutch bank Rabobank
05:08 -- cyclingweekly.co.uk

Budget issues force 2017 Tour de San Luis to be cancelled

Reports suggest the 2017 Tour de San Luis will not go ahead due to budgetary concerns, although the women's race will still go aheadTour de San Luis 2016Reports suggest the 2017 Tour de San Luis will not go ahead due to budgetary concerns, although the women's race will still go ahead
04:31 -- cyclingweekly.co.uk

Taking an end of season break from cycling: the effects and benefits explained

Vicky Ware explains the annual cycling training hiatus The annual cycling training hiatus explained
04:06 -- cyclingweekly.co.uk

The Urban Hill Climb comes to Swain’s Lane on Saturday

At a loose end in London on Saturday afternoon? Fancy riding as fast as you can up the beastly Swain's Lane? Sign up for the Urban Hill ClimbSwain's Lane (Flickr/SarfLondondunc)At a loose end in London on Saturday afternoon? Fancy riding as fast as you can up the beastly Swain's Lane? Sign up for the Urban Hill Climb
03:04 -- cyclingweekly.co.uk

Elia Viviani’s amazing gold and blue Pinarello Dogma F8 is rather special

Now the Italian has a matching bike to go with his bling gold shoesAfter beating Mark Cavendish to Olympic omnium gold, Elia Viviani is celebrating with an amazing Pinarello Dogma F8 painted in snazzy gold and blue colours.
02:50 -- cyclingweekly.co.uk

Il Lombardia 2016 start list

Full list of riders taking part in the 2016 edition of Il Lombardia in Italy on Saturday, October 1Early action during the 2015 Il LombardiaFull list of riders taking part in the 2016 edition of Il Lombardia in Italy on Saturday, October 1
02:22 -- cyclingweekly.co.uk
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