On 21 March 2018, the European Commission released its third special edition of the Eurobarometer focusing on Sport and Physical activity. This survey studies the growing economic and social impact of sport in Europe.
On 22 and 23 March 2018, the European Commission organised its annual EU Sport Forum, this year in cooperation with the Bulgarian presidency in Sofia. The event brought together a record number of participants – 380 - from organised sport, the European institutions and Member States in order to discuss current and future topics of EU sport policy.
On 21 and 22 February 2018, the European Commission organised the first meeting of the new European Commission Expert Group on "Skills and Human Resources Development in Sport". Hosted by the University of Bath, this meeting was the first Expert Group organised by the Commission, in the field of sport, since the adoption of the Work Plan for Sport 2017-2020.