Atos are the latest company to sign up for when Glasgow host the first multi-sport European Championships later this year ©Glasgow City Council

Two new partners have been announced for the inaugural 2018 European Championships in Glasgow.

One of these partners is IT services company Atos, who have been appointed as the digital media and central results services provider for the event.

Atos, already the official timing, scoring and results provider for the event, due to take place between August 1 and 12, will help design and develop the Glasgow 2018 European Championships website alongside Edinburgh-based company Signal.

They will also help create a 2018 European Championships app, giving fans access to news, schedules, results and medal tables on their devices.

This will not be the first time that Atos and Signal have worked together having previously cooperated in providing digital services to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. 

Glasgow 2018 European Championships director Colin Hartley is pleased to have Atos on board.

ADI have been appointed to provide big screens for the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow ©ADI
ADI have been appointed to provide big screens for the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow ©ADI

"Atos has an established track record in delivering digital services to large scale multi-sport events," he said.

"The integrated online platforms they produce will allow people to keep up to date with the latest action and engage with the championships, ensuring we deliver a must-attend, must-watch event."

The other company set to work with the Glasgow 2018 European Championships are ADI, who will be the official screen supplier of the competition.

ADI will supply screens in all competition and non-competition venues throughout the Glasgow 2018 European Championships, including a 230 metre² modular LED screen at the SSE Hydro - the gymnastics venue for the event - which will be capable of taking up to 16 live feeds.

The Glasgow 2018 European Championships will bring together the existing European Championships for aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon, and a new team golf competition into one place with 3,000 athletes expected to compete.

Athletics will also be staged simeltaniously in Germany's capital Berlin,