BBC Sport have confirmed their coverage of the first ever European Championships will span TV, radio and online.
Kicking off on August 2, the Championships bring together existing European Championships for six individual sports into one thrilling multi-sport, eleven-day event which will see the continent’s sporting elite 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.
Hazel Irvine, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan lead the TV coverage across BBC One and BBC Two, with both channels showing up to twelve hours of coverage a day.
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.
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 live online, meaning audiences will never have to miss a minute of the action as over 4,500 athletes compete during the eleven days.
BBC Radio 5 live will be live throughout the European Championships and Sonja McLaughlan will present the coverage on the station with Mike Costello, Allison Curbishley and Daley Thompson on the BBC Radio 5 live commentary team in Berlin.
There will be live coverage in the evenings on 5 live and 5 live sports extra as well as regular updates and reports throughout the day. The station will also welcome commentator John Hunt, four-time World Champion Karen Pickering and Olympic bronze medallist Steve Parry to the swimming commentary team.
Audiences can keep on top of all the European Championship news with BBC Sport’s extensive digital service, including video streams, highlights, on demand clips, a dedicated live text page and news stories on the BBC Sport website and app.
BBC Sport Scotland will use some of the most well renowned Scots, past and present, from across the different sports provide insightful previews. Reporters such as Jane Lewis, Rhona McLeod and Kheredine Idessane will be on hand to interview high-profile home favourites, including Olympian swimmer Duncan Scott and Olympian cyclist Katie Archibald.
John Beattie will also be out and about in Glasgow seeing the impact of the European Championships on Scotland’s largest city for BBC Radio Scotland.
A HD video stream will also be available, offering alternative live action and long form highlights of outstanding finals on BBC Sport Online via connected TV or mobile and BBC iPlayer, or by pressing Red.
Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport, says: “This brand new multi-sport event hosted on home soil and in Berlin is a brilliant way to continue the already stellar summer of free-to-air-sport.
“The BBC will be there to capture the electric atmosphere as the Championships showcase some of Europe’s most talented sportspeople.”