European Capital of Sport

European Capital of Sport

Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, 2014 European Capital of Sport

The European Capital of Sport is an award from ACES (European Capitals of Sport Association)[1] that has been given since 2001 for a period of one calendar year. ACES is a private company, and has no organic link with the European Union.

List of Capitals by Year

The following cities were at one point or will be the European Capital of Sport:[2]
European Capital of Sport
Year City Country Notes
2001 Madrid Spain
2002 Stockholm Sweden
2003 Glasgow United Kingdom
2004 Alicante Spain
2005 Rotterdam Netherlands
2006 Copenhagen Denmark
2007 Stuttgart Germany
2008 Warsaw Poland
2009 Milan Italy
2010 Dublin Ireland
2011 Valencia Spain
2012 Istanbul Turkey
2013 Antwerp Belgium
2014 Cardiff United Kingdom
2015 Turin Italy [3] (other candidate: Krakow)
2016 Prague Czech Republic (other candidate: Palermo)
2017 Marseille France [4]
2018 Sofia Bulgaria [4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Rules and regulations of the ACES". 
  2. ^ "European Capitals of Sport List". 
  3. ^ "Turin named European Capital of Sport 2015". 
  4. ^ a b "Sofia Named European Capital of Sport 2018".