On may 7-8, in a video conference held a meeting of the Council of the European athletics (EA). It adopted several decisions on the competition calendar. Namely:
- the European championship U18, which was to be held in Rieti (Italy) July 16-19 this year because of the pandemic, COVID-19 postponed to 2021-th. The exact date will be approved later.
- athletic match Europe, the United States, which first took place in 2019 in Minsk, next time, in 2021, had to re-take the capital of Belarus. However, he cancelled. One of the reasons – intense athletics calendar due to the transfer of the Olympic games from 2020 to 2021. So next time, match Europe, the United States will take place in 2023 in the United States;
- The European Cup throwing, which this year was cancelled for three consecutive years (2021-2023 years) will occur in Leiria (Portugal)
- The European Cup run at 10,000 feet, which this year was cancelled, will take place in 2021 in London (United Kingdom)
- European Championships mountain running, which this year was postponed, will take place in 2021 in Sinfini (Portugal).
- the venue of the European Cup throwing, European Cup in the women’s 10,000 meters and the European championship in mountain running remained unchanged.