Qatar picked to host 2018 gymnastics worlds

Published May. 10, 2014 10:43 a.m. EDT

KUWAIT CITY (AP) Qatar has been chosen to host the 2018 gymnastics world championships.

The International Gymnastics Federation says Doha will host the event, but the proposed Oct. 12-28 dates must be confirmed later.

Doha was the only candidate.

Qatar will also host the handball worlds next January and football's World Cup in 2022.