Glasgow's Emirates Arena to host World Championships

Emirates Arena
The Emirates hosted the badminton during Glasgow 2014

Glasgow's Emirates Arena will host the 2017 World Badminton Championships.

Badminton was staged at the arena during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the venue will host the Scottish Grand Prix this month.

The World Championships last visited Scotland in 1997, with Glasgow also the host city on that occasion.

BADMINTONscotland's Anne Smillie says Scotland "will provide a world class setting and world class organisation for the world's top players".

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