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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.

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.