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Chad le Clos of South Africa celebrates after winning the gold in the Men's 200m Butterfly final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

NANJING 2014: With less than one year to go to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that Olympic swimming champion Chad Le Clos will be an official YOG Ambassador.

IOC President Jacques Rogge (c) with the four new IOC Members to the Athletes' Commission. (L to R) Tony Estanguet (FRA canoe-kayak), Kirsty Coventry (ZIM swimming), Danka Bartekova (SVK shooting) and James Tomkins (AUS rowing).

Australian rowing great, James Tomkins, has been sworn in as a member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission bringing Australia's representation on the IOC to three members.

Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo are the final bid cities for the 2020 Olympic Games.

2020: With the voting just over two months away, the bidding for the 2020 Olympics and the race for the IOC presidency are reaching a pivotal stage.

Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo are the final bid cities for the 2020 Olympic Games.

2020: All three cities bidding for the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics declared themselves happy after the release on Tuesday of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Evaluation Commission report.

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games logo which draws on Hangul – the Korean alphabet – and Korea’s traditional humanism – Cheon-ji-in.

PYEONGCHANG 2018: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games today wrapped up its second visit to the city in the northeast of the Republic of Korea by praising the progress being made by the local organisers.

IOC Executive Board shortlists wrestling, squash, baseball/softball for the 2020 Olympic Games. A vote from the full IOC Members will be held in September to chose one sport to be added to the program for 2020.

2020: Wrestling, baseball/softball and squash will compete for one open spot at the 2020 Olympics.

The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge with former Ukrainian pole vaulter Sergey Bubka in the Athletes rest area during his walk-about before the official opening of the Village on July 23, 2012 in Stratford, east London.

IOC: Legendary pole vaulter Sergei Bubka announced on Tuesday his candidacy to succeed Jacques Rogge as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

IOC President Dr. Jacques Rogge speaks to the media during a press conference on July 16, 2010 in New York City. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty

IOC: Denis Oswald declared his candidacy for IOC president on Friday, becoming the fifth member and second European to enter the race to succeed Jacques Rogge.

James Tomkins celebrates winning the men's pair (with Drew Ginn) at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

IOC: Four new IOC members will vote on the 2020 host city, IOC president and a whole host of issues.

Analyst Arian Nemani splits urine samples in the anti-doping laboratory which will test athlete’s samples from the London 2012 Games on January 19, 2012 in Harlow, England. The facility, which will be provided by GSK and operated by King’s College London, will test over 6250 samples throughout the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Over 150 anti-doping scientists will work in the laboratory, which measures the size of seven tennis courts, 24 hours a day.

DOPING: IOC President Jacques Rogge says officials have agreed that more targeted, out-of-competition testing is needed in the fight against doping.