The Championships Media Hub (CMH) for this year's European Championships in Glasgow opened today.
Described by Glasgow 2018 as a "well-equipped media facility" is located at 30 John Street, close to George Square in the heart of the city.
It will be where the media collect their accreditation, media bag and other key items for the event due to open in the Scottish city on August 2.
To coincide with the opening of the CMH, a comprehensive news service (CNS) for the upcoming European Championships, which Glasgow is co-hosting with Berlin, was also launched today.
The CNS claims it will provide unbiased content ahead of the Championships and from every session of every sport, every day during the event.
With no copyright or fees attached, the news service will support the media’s coverage of the event by producing previews and reviews of all the action in Glasgow and Berlin, along with athlete quotes, facts and figures, news and more from competition and training.
It is planned the European Championships will take place every four years and will be supported by Europe's free-to-air broadcasters.
The event aggregates the existing senior continental championships of athletics, aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, rowing, triathlon with a new golf team championships all unified under a common brand.
Athletics is due to take place at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin from August 7 until 12, while Glasgow will host the other sports from August 2 until 12.
The BBC have confirmed their coverage of the event.
Hazel Irvine, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan will lead up to 12 hours of daily television coverage across BBC One and BBC Two, with Olympic gold medallists Sir Chris Hoy, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Rebecca Adlington and James Cracknell forming part of the television commentary team.