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IOC's Rogge re-elected until 2013

Updated: October 9, 2009, 3:46 PM ET
Associated Press

COPENHAGEN -- Jacques Rogge easily won re-election as president of the International Olympic Committee on Friday for a final four-year term.

The 67-year-old Belgian, who has served as IOC president since 2001, was the only candidate and needed a simple majority in the vote. The IOC voted 88-1 in favor of his re-election on the last day of its session in Copenhagen. Three members abstained from voting.

"You have given me a great honor. We have accomplished a lot together," Rogge said. ...

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