The decision by the general assembly of Munich City Council to apply for the European Championships in 2022 has been widely welcomed.
Britain's Katie Archibald overcame a points race crash to win omnium gold at the International Cycling Union Track World Cup in Berlin.
Historic day of athletics as Kipchoge smashes world marathon record and Mayer sets new decathlon mark
Kenya's Rio 2016 Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge took more than a minute off the marathon world record at this morning's Berlin Marathon - and later in the day France's world decathlon champion Kevin Mayer set a new world mark of 9,126 points at the annual meeting in Talence.
Marie-Amelie Le Fur of France produced the outstanding performance on the final day of the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin as she won gold with a world record of 6.01 metres in the recently-established T64 long jump category.
A further three world records fell in the field as action continued at the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin today.
Day two at the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin did not replicate the world records of the opening day, but nevertheless produced no fewer than 11 Championship records at the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn Sportpark.
Home athlete Niko Kappel played a big part in helping to promote the World Para Athletics European Championships that got underway in Berlin tonight, but he had to settle for the silver medal in the men’s shot put F41 final as his great rival, Poland’s Bartosz Tyszkowski, beat his own world record in earning gold.
The recently concluded European Championships proved "hugely popular” with television audiences, according to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), with viewers in the ten key European markets tuning in for a total of more than 567 million hours.
The German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, already planning a potential bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, today announced an interest in staging the next multi-sport European Championships in 2022.
On the face of it, you wouldn’t think there was much in common between Britain’s new European 100 metres champion Dina Asher-Smith and Muhammad Ali - but both float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.
Final round flourishes from Lithuania's world discus champion Andrius Gudzius and Polish shot putter Paulina Guba turned silver to gold here at the 24th European Athletics Championships in another sultry evening session of fluctuating drama.
British sprinters and Polish throwers corner the medals on first finals evening at European Athletics Championships
British sprinting and Polish throwing had a memorable night here as the 24th European Athletics Championships got properly underway, winning four of the five golds on offer in the evening session.
Germany's David Storl, seeking a fourth consecutive European shot put title on home soil, made an ideal start here in Berlin tonight as the 24th European Athletics Championships got underway.
City centre events at European Athletics Championships send "signal" after terrorism, official claims
Holding medal ceremonies and other events in the centre of Berlin during the European Athletics Championships will send out "a signal" following the terrorist attack that took place here in 2016, a senior official has claimed.
Men's javelin one of many marquee events as 24th European Athletics Championships go under starters orders in Berlin
The men's javelin will be one of the marquee events at the 24th European Athletics Championships that get underway here tomorrow - which offer in many disciplines an Olympic level of competition.