The seven European Sports Federations, along with co-hosts Glasgow and Berlin and the European Broadcasting Union (Broadcast Partner), have develeped a sports competition schedule for the 2018 European Championships that will run from Thursday 2 August to Sunday 12 August 2018 inclusive, with 10 days of compelling television coverage starting on Friday 3 August.
The overall programme will deliver a schedule packed with exciting finals and gold-medal moments for television, highlighting the power of aggregation and the benefits for all the sports that come from bringing the individual championships together in this exciting new event.
The sports programme in Glasgow will start with a number of qualifying rounds on Thursday 2 August before a packed weekend of sport on television starting on Friday 3 August. This optimised 10-day television program will create a fantastic viewing experience with audiences able to follow finals in multiple sports across the day and evening, with great storytelling opportunities for broadcasters.
In this innovative multisport Championships, fans will have the opportunity to follow and support their national athletes across a variety of sports.
Television and radio channels will be able to switch from one highly attractive sport to another without interrupting their programme, while digital platforms can offer a large choice of content to accommodate all viewers.
The schedule creates a close synergy between Glasgow and Berlin, with broadcasters able to criss-cross between events in both cities as they follow their respective national medal hopes.