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Milton Keynes named European City of Sport 2020

Milton Keynes has won its bid to be named European City of Sport for 2020.

The town has been given the title by ACES Europe which is a non profit association promoting sport as a way of improving people's quality of life.

Milton Keynes named European City of Sport 2020 Credit: ITV Anglia

MK won the title after hosting a visit by delegates and was praised for its sporting provision, partnership approach and about how forward-thinking and innovative Milton Keynes is.

They plan to raise awareness of the vast array of existing sports and activity in MK.

Milton Keynes named European City of Sport 2020 Credit: ITV Anglia

A year of events will be kicked off to put sport in the spotlight and build-up for the UEFA Women's Euro's Football tournament in 2021