BROADCASTERS AND PARTNERS GATHER AT GLASGOW SUMMIT TO KICK OFF PLANS FOR COMPELLING 2018 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS TV COVERAGE
Wednesday 17 May 2017
International Broadcasters came together this week to meet with Eurovision Production Coordination (EPC), Host Cities Glasgow and Berlin, and the seven participating European Sports Federations for a World Broadcaster Briefing ahead of the inaugural multisport European Championships in August 2018.
Friday 12 May 2017
We believe it was important for our organisation to welcome the participants of the recent EC2018 Communication Working Group to the House of European Athletics in the spirit of cooperation between the stakeholders that has been engendered in the lead-up to the August 2018 Championships.
Wednesday 03 May 2017
European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen has endorsed the Paris 2024 bid for the Olympic Games.
Tuesday 02 May 2017
The UEG, the European governing body for gymnastics, has awarded the hosting of the men’s and women’s 2019 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships to the Polish city of Szczecin.
PARIS TO HOST 2020 EUROPEAN ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS AFTER GLASGOW-BERLIN 2018 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
Friday 28 April 2017
European Athletics confirmed on Friday 28 April that Paris will be the host city for the standalone 2020 European Athletics Championships that will follow the inaugural multisport Glasgow-Berlin European Championships in 2018.
Thursday 27 April 2017
TV audience figures for the Belgrade 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships showed a big increase over the numbers posted for the previous edition held in Prague two years ago – an encouraging sign as fans engage with athletics in bigger numbers ahead of the inaugural multisport Berlin 2018-Glasgow 2018 European Championships.
Wednesday 26 April 2017
Members of the European Championships 2018 Communications Working Group, including representatives from the host cities of Berlin and Glasgow, all seven sports federations involved in the organisation of the inaugural European Championships and broadcast partner the European Broadcasting Union, met at the House of European Athletics in Lausanne on 26 April.
Friday 21 April 2017
SCC Events have been appointed as the organisers of the five out-of-stadia events – the race walking and marathon races – at the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships.
Monday 17 April 2017
No less than 34,004 runners of all ages and abilities took to the streets of the German capital for the 37th edition of the Berlin Half Marathon in early April, and each one of them was acting as an ambassador for next year’s European Athletics Championships in the same city.
Monday 10 April 2017
2017 promises to be a busy one for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships as they work towards the inaugural edition of the multi-sport event – and they are looking to bolster their workforce with more job positions being made available.
BERLIN 2018 VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION NOW OPEN – EUROPEAN ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS LOOKING FOR OVER 2,000 VOLUNTEERS
Friday 07 April 2017
A total of more than 2,000 volunteers are being sought. The available roles stretch from transportation, visitor services, accommodation, accreditation and sport to media and protocol. The interest was already high in the pre-registration phase with almost 1,800 applications. Now it´s becoming more tangible as applicants can enter their skills and preferences into a detailed profile.
Wednesday 05 April 2017
Glasgow is set to become the first city in the world to simultaneously stage four Olympic discipline cycling championships within its city boundaries following a Host City Agreement between the Glasgow 2018 European Championships and the Union Européenne de Cyclisme (UEC).
Friday 31 March 2017
FISA (World Rowing) write about the 2018 European Championships, with European Rowing Chair Ryszard Stadniuk happy the inaugural multisport event is providing a great opportunity to upgrade an existing and well-known regatta venue.
Thursday 30 March 2017
Organisers of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships have been inundated by the public response after an incredible 2,150 people applied to be part of the volunteer team in the first 24 hours of the recruitment campaign.
Wednesday 29 March 2017
Co-hosts Glasgow and Berlin brought to life the 2018 European Championships for the continent’s free-to-air broadcasters with a tale of two cities at the EBU Sports Assembly on Thursday in Prague.
Monday 27 March 2017
Applications officially opened this morning with volunteers set to play an essential role in the experience offered to athletes, officials, media and spectators as they visit Glasgow and Scotland next year. Volunteers will support a wide range of functions from Spectator Services and Accreditation, to Transport and Media and much more.
Friday 24 March 2017
Serbian long jumper Ivana Španović has a fair claim to being the athlete of the year so far after her phenomenal performance at the European Athletics Indoor Championships earlier this month.
Tuesday 21 March 2017
An estimated 600 rowers will converge on Glasgow’s Strathclyde Country Park next year for the 2018 European Rowing Championships – part of the multi-sport European Championships – and among them could be at least one member of a remarkable German rowing family.
Monday 20 March 2017
Get ready Glasgow! Today marks 500 days to go until the inaugural multi-sport European Championships begins in the Scottish city, running from 2 to 12 August 2018.
Monday 13 March 2017
A “Ticket & Hotel” travel package for the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships is on offer until 22 March 2017.
Friday 10 March 2017
Leading Scottish law firm Harper Macleod is again making a splash in the world of sports law after being appointed Legal Adviser to the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.
Thursday 09 March 2017
Sports fans can look forward to cheering on Europe’s finest rowers at Strathclyde Loch next year after a Host City Agreement was formally signed between Glasgow 2018 and the World Rowing Federation, FISA.
Tuesday 28 February 2017
The promotional film for the 2018 European Athletics Championships in Berlin, ‘Urban Records’, premiered in the German capital on Monday 27 February in the presence of a star-studded audience from the world of sport, including tennis legend Boris Becker.
Monday 27 February 2017
More than 500,000 spectators are expected in Glasgow and Berlin for the 2018 European Championships across the seven sports that will be part of this new exciting multi-sport event.
Friday 24 February 2017
"February has been a busy month for European Gymnastics with the inauguration of our new headquarters in Lausanne, our Executive Committee meeting and Strategy Work meeting, not to mention the preparation of our upcoming events."
Tuesday 21 February 2017
Gleneagles, has today been unveiled as an Official Supporter of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – an event that will see Gleneagles make golfing history as host of the first ever European Golf Team Championships.
Wednesday 15 February 2017
Athletes from across a wide range of ages will be given the chance to be part of the 2018 European Triathlon Union (ETU) European Triathlon Championships in Glasgow.
Monday 13 February 2017
The 2018 European Championships will be staging the first-ever European Golf Team Championships in August next year, and the European Tour has taken the initiative in introducing further new and exciting competitions into its calendar with the introduction of GolfSixes.
Wednesday 08 February 2017
The 2018 European Championships Board has finalised the sports programme for the inaugural multi-sport event in Glasgow and Berlin.
Tuesday 31 January 2017
"On my travels across the continent as President of European Athletics, I have found that the response to the inauguration of the first multi-sport European Championships has been overwhelmingly positive."
Friday 27 January 2017
A milestone anniversary for the World Rowing Federation (FISA) this year highlights the rich history and heritage of their flagship European event – the European Rowing Championships.
Friday 30 December 2016
While Berlin 2018 is expected to deliver a series of spectacular performances in the Olympic Stadium in August 2018 as part of the inaugural multisport European Championships, another sporting initiative will also take place in the German capital – the sixth European Athletics Young Leaders Forum.
Friday 23 December 2016
European Championships Management would like to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Festive Season and a Happy New Year. It has been an exciting year for the European Championships as we all work towards the inaugural edition of the multi-sport event in Glasgow and Berlin in August 2018.
Thursday 22 December 2016
It's just under 600 days until the start of the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships, to be held from 7-12 August 2018 as part of the inaugural multi-sport "European Championships".
Monday 19 December 2016
With a final day medal tally of 6 gold medals and 13 podium finishes, Europe ended up as the most successful continent with 22 golds, 21 silvers and 15 bronze medals for 58 medals in total.
Monday 28 November 2016
With the first ever European Golf Team Championship in barely 20 months’ time, there was huge interest in the outcome of the four-day World Cup of Golf in Melbourne, Australia, which saw Denmark run out the winners by four strokes on Sunday.
Tuesday 22 November 2016
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has confirmed additional free-to-air coverage agreements for the inaugural European Championships in Glasgow and Berlin in 2018.
Thursday 15 September 2016
The European Sports Federation members of the European Championships Board are pleased to announce the start of the host venue selection process for the 2022 edition of the multi-sport event.
Monday 02 May 2016
Business will lead a new drive to win opportunities for overseas trade and investment from Glasgow’s staging of the 2018 European Championships.
Tuesday 19 April 2016
All of Europe’s major free to air broadcasters will televise the inaugural European Championships in 2018.
Tuesday 29 March 2016
European Rowing Championships legacy plans for Strathclyde Country Park will serve the local community for years to come, according to the governing body for World Rowing (FISA).
Monday 22 February 2016
A unifying and vibrant brand has been launched by the participating sports to promote the new European Championships which will be staged for the first time in Glasgow and Berlin in 2018.
GYMNASTICS AND GOLF JOIN PRESTIGIOUS LINE UP AS EUROPEAN SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS SET THE DATE FOR SUMMER 2018
Friday 23 October 2015
Gymnastics and Golf are to join the prestigious line up of leading sports who will stage their European Championships together in 2018 for the first time in their history.
Thursday 26 March 2015
The Governing Bodies of athletics, swimming, cycling, rowing and triathlon will organise their individual championships as part of the ‘European Sports Championships’ in the summer of 2018, hosted by the cities of Berlin and Glasgow.
In the summer of 2018 Europe’s top athletes will compete in the inaugural European Championships – an exciting new multi-sport event bringing together some of the continent’s leading sports.
Tickets for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships will go on sale in summer 2017. You can register here for ticket updates. Berlin 2018 European Championships are already on sale.