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08-02-17.- The swimming championship of European Sport Capitals, Cities, Towns, Communities called "European Swim City 2017", the first swimming event that ACES EUROPE means to organize every year from now on.
The swimming meet organized by ACES EUROPE, in cooperation with MSP (Sport Popular Movement) and SPORT VILLAGE, the patronage of the Italian Swimming Federation and CONI, will take place in Pesaro (Italy) on Sunday July 2nd 2017 at the Swimming Sports Centre of "Parco della Pace", equipped with an Olympic pool, view video presentation on www.swimcity.it
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 February 2017 17:52
27-01-17.-The multi-purpose stadium in Gondomar was full at the opening ceremony as European City of Sport 2017. For more than two hours, the public enjoyed a show of light and color very applauded and praised.
The show, inspired in the four elements of nature: earth, air, water and fire, highlighted the wealth of the city, its people and permanently established a parallel with some of the sports practiced in Porto.
Marco Martins, mayor, said that the concession of ECS Gondomar was achieved "because we had the ambition and because we deserve it", and a "new challenge: the fight to be the Best European City of Sport 2017" was established.
The opening ceremony was also attended by the President of ACES Europe, Gian Francesco Lupattelli, and the Secretary of State for Youth and Sport in Portugal, Joao Paulo Rebelo.
Last Updated on Saturday, 28 January 2017 11:51
18-01-17.- On 14 January, Marseille became a focus of attention with Reb Bull's Crashed Ice, a spectacular ice-skating event that opened the 2017 European Capital of Sport. A parade in the port before the event ended at the gates of the Town Hall where the mayor Gaudin officially inaugurated the 365 sports that lie ahead.
Subsequently and at dusk a beautiful fireworks display illuminated the city before the competition on an ice mountain built whimsically from the top of the Intercontinental Hotel to the same vieux port.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 11:52
04-01-17.- The French city of Toulouse joins the fight for being European Capital of Sports 2021, award for which will compete against Lisbon and The Hague, all of them official candidates.
With the candidacy of this French city, once again, the prize awarded by ACES Europe achieves a high international reference. In 2017 Marseille will have the honor to defend the title with a complete sports program designed for the occasion and with a budget of 20 million euros that will start to be developed starting on January 14, the day of the big opening ceremony.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 January 2017 14:35
14-12-16.- Marseille has presented on 12 December in the Orange Velodrome stadium a complete program for 2017, year in which will be European Capital of Sport.
In front of more than 1000 guests and many media, the mayor of the French town Jean Claude Gaudin and the president of ACES Europe, Gian Francesco Lupattelli, welcomed the attendees and augured a great year of sport.
Political personalities, sportsmen and women, companies and clubs did not want to miss the opportunity to go to an ambitious presentation and foresee a year full of sports and a multitude of events that will start on January 13 with Red Bull's Xtreme Skate in the full Heart of Marseille, in the Old Port that will become for a few days on an impromptu snow and ice mountain from the Hotel Intercontinental.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 18:13