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Denis Oswald to run for IOC president

Updated: May 24, 2013, 2:20 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The race for the IOC presidency is getting crowded, with Switzerland's Denis Oswald becoming the fifth declared candidate to succeed Jacques Rogge.

Citing his long experience as an Olympic athlete and administrator, the 66-year-old lawyer and president of the international rowing federation announced his decision Friday to run for election.

"My 40 years of service to the Olympic movement have provided me with a comprehensive understanding of our organization as well as its ...

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