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European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation

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Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, 2014 European Capital of Sport

The European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation (ACES Europe) is a non-profit federation based in Brussels which has granted the awards of European Capital, City, Community and Town of Sport every year since 2001.[1]

These awards are given for a period of one calendar year.

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European Capital of SportEdit

The European Capital of Sport is awarded to a municipality that has an official population of 500,000 or more inhabitants in the European continent:[2]

List of European Capitals of Sport by yearEdit

Year Municipality[3]
2001   Madrid
2002   Stockholm
2003   Glasgow
2004   Alicante
2005   Rotterdam
2006   Copenhagen
2007   Stuttgart
2008   Warsaw
2009   Milan
2010   Dublin
2011   Valencia
2012   Istanbul
2013   Antwerp
2014   Cardiff
2015   Turin[4]
2016   Prague
2017   Marseille[5]
2018   Sofia
2019   Budapest
2020   Málaga
2021   Lisbon
2022   The Hague

Community of SportEdit

The European Community of Sport is a title awarded to a community consisting of a maximum of three municipalities, which together have a population of between 25,000 and 499,999 inhabitants, in the European continent.[6]

City of SportEdit

The European City of Sport is a title awarded to a municipality that has an official population of between 25,000 and 499,999 inhabitants, in the European continent.[7]

List of European Cities of Sport by yearEdit

Year Municipalities
2007   Boadilla del Monte,   Palermo
2008   Lleida,   Rimini
2009   Marbella,   Varese,   Biarritz,   Cardiff
2010   Salamanca,   Novara,   Gateshead
2011   Puertollano,   Trieste,   Treviso,   Parma,   Limerick,   North Lanarkshire,   Nice
2012   Bilbao,   Castellón de la Plana,   Florence,   Pescara,   Viterbo,   Charleroi,   Iași,   Liberec,   's-Hertogenbosch,   Preston
2013   Estepona,   Lorca,   Castelldefels,   Cremona,   Modena,   Reggio Calabria,   Alba,   Guimarães,   Pitești,   Lisburn
2014   Córdoba,   Getxo,   Logroño,   Santander,   Ascoli Piceno,   Biella,   Brindisi,   Cesena,   Chieri,   Iesi,   Latina,   Pavia,   Prato,   Rapallo,   Constanța,   Maia,   Ostrava,   Plovdiv
2015   Alcobendas,   Alhaurín de la Torre,   Badalona,   Chiclana de la Frontera,   Telde,   Bordeaux,   Loulé,   Most,   Burgas
2016   Gijón,   Melilla,   Las Rozas de Madrid,   Crema,   La Spezia,   Molfetta,   Pisa,   Ravenna,   San Giovanni Lupatoto,   Saronno,   Scafati,   Chalon-sur-Saône,   Setúbal,   Tilburg,   Stoke-on-Trent,   Krško,   Liepāja,   Košice,   Ruse
2017   Aosta,   Bacau,   Banská Bystrica,   Bristol,   Cagliari,   Gondomar,   Jurmala,   La Chaux-de-Fonds,   Mollet del Vallés,   Noordwijk,   Olomouc,   Ostende,   Pesaro,   Stara Zagora,   Vicenza
2018   Antequera,   Arnhem,   Banja Luka,   Bassano del Grappa,   Braga,   Cluj-Napoca,   Differdange,   Foligno,   Forlì,   Guadalajara,   Kielce,   Klaipėda,   Kortrijk,   Maribor,   Nitra,   Pau,   San Remo,   San Cugat del Vallés,   Santa Lucía de Tirajana
2019   Batumi,   Coventry,   Fuenlabrada,   Ganja,   Granada,   Igualada,   Kumanovo,   Livorno,   Mantova,   Michalovce,   Oristano,   Paggaio,   Portimao,   Sisak,   Soria,   Torun,   Varna,   Vercelli

Town of SportEdit

The European Town of Sport is a title awarded to a municipality that has an official population of between 1 and 24,999 inhabitants, in the European continent.[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rules and regulations of the ACES".
  2. ^ "GENERAL REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE EUROPEAN CAPITAL, COMMUNITY, CITY AND TOWN OF SPORT SELECTION PROCESS 2017" (PDF).
  3. ^ "European Capitals of Sport List".
  4. ^ "Turin named European Capital of Sport 2015".
  5. ^ "Sofia Named European Capital of Sport 2018".
  6. ^ "EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES OF SPORT".
  7. ^ "EUROPEAN CITIES OF SPORT".
  8. ^ "EUROPEAN TOWNS OF SPORT".

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