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Ng Ser Miang to run for IOC chief

Updated: May 16, 2013, 2:14 PM ET
Associated Press

Portraying himself as a "global" candidate with a world view, Ng Ser Miang of Singapore is hoping to break the European stranglehold on the top Olympic job.

The 64-year-old diplomat and businessman entered the IOC presidential race Thursday, pitching his credentials as a consensus-builder who can lead the Olympics through challenging times and bring more young people into the fold.

"I am proud to be Asian, but I'm also global," Ng told The Associated Press in an interview. "To lead ...

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