The European Games is a global multi-sport occasion in the Olympic convention challenged by competitors from European countries. The Games were imagined and are to be administered by the European Olympic Committees EOC, which their dispatch at its 41st General Assembly in Rome, on 8 December 2012. The 2015 European Games, the main release of the occasion, occurred in Baku, Azerbaijan in June 2015, and facilitate versions are arranged at regular intervals from that point. The 2019 release is planned for Minsk, Belarus.
The European Games are the mainland Games in the Olympic custom to be started, after the Asian Games, Pan American Games, Pacific Games and African Games. Starting at 2015, each mainland has a mainland amusements. The European Games are not identified with the European Championships, a different multi-sport occasion composed by individual European games organizations, uniting the individual European Championships of Athletics, Swimming, Artistic Gymnastics, Cycling, Rowing, Golf and Triathlon under a solitary 'mark' on a four-yearly cycle starting in 2018, and communicated by concurrence with the EBU.