Thanks to the performances of Thomas Pieters, Nicolas Colsaerts and Thomas Detry, golf has never been so popular and highly promoted in Belgium.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has selected Flanders as the organiser of the 2021 World Championships. The Flemish government will dedicate 3.25 million euros to the event.
Joachim Gérard has won the Masters wheelchair tennis in Orlando, Florida. In the final, our compatriot brushed aside the Japanese world number 1.
For the first time in its history, Belgium has become world champion in team golf. Thomas Detry and Thomas Pieters won in Melbourne, just ahead of the host team and the Mexicans.
At the Artistic Gymnastics Championship in Qatar, our 18-year-old compatriot has won a gold medal, the first Belgian ever to do so.
The third Youth Olympic Games ended on 18 October 2018 in Buenos Aires. The 4,000 athletes included 32 Belgians competing in no fewer than 20 different sports.