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Taiwan's Wu confirms he'll run for IOC presidency

Updated: May 23, 2013, 5:45 AM ET
Associated Press

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- C.K. Wu confirmed Thursday he is running for president of the International Olympic Committee, becoming the fourth candidate and the second from Asia bidding to replace Jacques Rogge.

Wu, a 66-year-old architect from Taiwan who has been International Amateur Boxing Association president since 2006, said he is declaring his candidacy to "positively impact society."

"Now that the time has come, I am ready to step up," Wu said. "The thought and concept to develop the ...

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