GLASGOW has been confirmed as the sole UK bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, just four years after it will stage the Commonwealth Games.
The city believes it will have the infrastructure to run the 12-day event, which would attract 3600 young athletes aged 15 to 18 participating across all of the 28 summer Olympic sports.
If successful, the event would rival the scale of the 2014 Games. The city council formally submitted its interest before last night's deadline set by the British Olympic Association (BOA).
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