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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.

Farzad Tarash (R) in action against Didier Pais of France in the Men's Freestyle Wrestling 60kg 1/8 final match on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 11, 2012 in London, England.

IOC: The United States, Iran and Russia on Tuesday forged an unlikely heavyweight alliance to keep the ancient sport of wrestling in the Olympic Games.

London Olympic stadium by night.

IOC: The IOC is proposing the establishment of a global system for monitoring betting patterns during major sports events, the latest step in efforts to guard against corruption and match-fixing.

A cameraman at the Olympic Games.

SOCHI 2014: It is expected that the Ten Network will come to an agreement with the International Olympic Committee over the rights to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

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

YOUTH OLYMPICS: The PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee (POCOG) today launched its official Olympic emblem in front of over 1,000 guests at a gala ceremony held simultaneously in PyeongChang and in Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea.

Athletes compete in 3v3 Basketball at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

IOC: Three years out from the Rio Games, 3-on-3 basketball and BMX freestyle are competing in an alternative Olympic contest - trying to win selection to the program.

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.

IOC: Olympic leaders will meet on May 21 to discuss the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) role in fighting performance-enhancing drugs and ways to combat illegal betting and match-fixing.

Farzad Tarash (R) in action against Didier Pais of France in the Men's Freestyle Wrestling 60kg 1/8 final match on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 11, 2012 in London, England.

ANOC: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, head of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC), says wrestling has the unanimous support of his executive council.

Construction takes place at the Maracana Stadium, venue for the FIFA 2014 World Cup Final on December 4, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ended its fourth visit to the Brazilian city today.