The first ever European Championships 2018 will take place from Thursday 2nd August to Sunday 12th August in Berlin, Germany, and Glasgow, Scotland.
Around 1,500 athletes will compete at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin, whilst at the same time more than 3,000 will take part in the other championships in Glasgow, which will see the sporting elite of Europe partake in athletics, swimming, cycling, rowing, triathlon, gymnastics plus a brand new European Golf Team Championships which will see mixed teams for the first time.
Steve Cram, Andrew Cotter, Steve Backley, Colin Jackson, Jeanette Kwakye and Paula Radcliffe will be live in Berlin to provide expert commentary for the European Athletics Championships, while back in Glasgow, Michael Johnson, Denise Lewis, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill,Toni Minichiello and Mark Butler will also provide their analysis.
Beth Tweddle, Christine Still, Craig Heap and Matt Baker will be on hand to offer expert analysis during the gymnastics events which will see eight action-packed days and 600 gymnasts take part, including five-time Olympic medallist Max Whitlock.
Covering the European Aquatics Championships, which will include synchronised swimming and diving will be Rebecca Adlington, Mark Foster, Andy Jameson and Adrian Moorhouse as well as Leon Taylor, Kat Downes and Andrea Holland, as over 1,000 of the leading stars in European Aquatics compete.
The European Rowing Championships are heading to Scotland for the first time ever and Katherine Grainger, Garry Herbert and James Cracknell will join presenter Sir Matthew Pinsent to discuss the races as the rowers compete at Strathclyde Country Park.
Scotsman and Olympian Sir Chris Hoy will be part of the commentary team for the cycling events, where four different disciplines will be taking place in the same city simultaneously for the first time ever. Joining Chris on commentary duties will be Chris Boardman and Simon Brotherton, with Jill Douglas reporting live from all of the cycling events.
The European Triathlon Championships will see Annie Emmerson and Matt Chilton cover every run, cycle and splash before Eilidh Barbour takes to the green to present the European Golf Team Championships, taking place at the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles in Perth and Kinross.
All TV coverage will also be streamed live online.
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