Glasgow, Berlin to host European Sports Championships in ’18

LONDON (AP) Track and field and swimming are among the sports that will feature in a new European championships to be held in 2018 in Germany and Scotland.

Rowing, cycling and triathlon will also be part of the European Sports Championships, which will be staged in Berlin and Glasgow in July and August. Golf could also be added to the program in Scotland.

The federations for each sport agreed to coordinate their existing European Championships at the same time of year.

Organizers say ”this innovative and cooperative approach brings these six existing European championships together, in a single 12-day period, once every four years in order to continue building their prestige, profile and media exposure in a sustainable way.”

The European athletics championships will be held at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. The other championships will take place in Scotland.