18/08/2017 - 13:41

Take someone outdoors

Hiking. Fishing. Paddling. Skiing. Snorkelling. Biking. Climbing. It’s easy to #BeActive in the great outdoors. Now, go take someone with you. That’s the challenge from... more

19/07/2017 - 14:38

Cracking the glass ceiling in football

Are women and girls playing football during the Week in your country? Are they in leadership positions in football teams and organisations? Or, is the glass ceiling in football... more

13/07/2017 - 11:51


The #BeActive campaign officially launched on 23 June, more commonly referred to around the world as Olympic Day. 

12/07/2017 - 10:48

Ambassadors Champion the Week

On 20-21 June, our 42 #BeActive Ambassadors representing 18 Member States gathered at the European Commission to emphasise the importance of physical activity. 

12/07/2017 - 10:38

Swedish elderly school of sport

The European Week of Sport is about physical activity, but also promotes inclusivity. Though going to the gym and sport clubs might seem like a young person’s game, the Senior... more

27/06/2017 - 15:00

Go Gymkhana!

Fencing. Archery. Boxing. Weight-lifting. Who says these sports should just remain popular with men? Not the Spanish High Council for Sport. They invited women from throughout... more

09/06/2017 - 18:21

#BeActive, it’s the doctor’s order

#BeActive, that’s the doctor’s order. But how often does it become the patient’s practice? Not enough. The rise in chronic disease due to Europe’s growing obesity and physical... more

09/06/2017 - 16:23


Mark your calendars now for the award ceremony in Marseille on 11 October. National coordinators and official partners have until 31... more

09/06/2017 - 15:07

Boosting girls’ confidence with football

If you want to boost the confidence of teenage girls, get them to play football. That’s the big takeaway from new research commissioned by UEFA, the Union of European Football... more

09/06/2017 - 11:18

Official opening

We’re kicking off the Week in Tartu, Estonia on 23rd September with events from a cycling festival to round-tables with speakers that are sure to ‘wow’ from the sport world.... more