Last Updated: November 14, 2012 1:46pm
Mo Farah: Following the success of 2012, the Gold Series Event will attract top sporting events to the UK
UK Sport has announced a campaign which aims to bring 36 world and European championships to Britain.
Over the next six years, the Gold Series Event will use £27m of Lottery money to attract top sporting events to the country.
"In developing the Gold Event Series, UK Sport is building on the success of London 2012. "
The campaign objective is to bring more than 70 sporting events in total to the UK, including the 36 world and European championships.
UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl said: "In developing the Gold Event Series, UK Sport is building on the success of London 2012 and supporting the UK's on-going legacy goals.
"The continued hosting of world class events supports our athletes' performance ambitions, provides a unique platform to inspire participation, and allows sport to contribute towards the economic growth agenda."
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