Sunset+Vine have won the right to host the European Athletics Indoor Championships 2019 ©Sunset+Vine

Television production company Sunset+Vine have been awarded the rights for the European Athletics Indoor Championships in 2019.

The agreement will see Sunset+Vine produce the world feed coverage for the Championships, which will take place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow from March 1 to 3.

The company have previously been the host broadcaster for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, while they also helped produce this year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Additionally, Sunset+Vine were behind Channel 4's award-winning coverage of the London 2012, Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Sunset+Vine chairman Jeff Foulser expressed his delight at the agreement.

"It's a great honour to be the host broadcaster of this prestigious event and to continue our long-standing relationship with the City of Glasgow, which includes very happy memories of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games," he said.

"Our team for this event includes key members of the team that successfully delivered the London 2017 World Athletics Championships.

"We can't wait to get going again."

Scottish middle-distance runner Laura Muir was recently appointed an ambassador of the event ©Glasgow 2019
Scottish middle-distance runner Laura Muir was recently appointed an ambassador of the event ©Glasgow 2019

Co-chair of the Glasgow 2019 Steering Committee Billy Garrett added: "I am delighted Sunset+Vine has been appointed as host broadcaster for the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships.

"With their reputation and experience of working with major live television sporting events, we are confident in our decision to appoint them.

"We want the excitement and drama of the Championships to be seen all over the world by those athletics fans who can't be in Glasgow and we are sure that Sunset+Vine will deliver this."

The Sunset+Vine team for Glasgow 2019 will be led by executive producer Michael Cole, who will be supported by director Helen Kuttner.

The technical operation will be headed by Mark Dennis.