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.
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.
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