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Jacques Rogge to leave IOC

Updated: September 3, 2013, 12:07 PM ET
Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Twelve years after taking over an IOC recovering from its worst ethics scandal, Jacques Rogge is leaving with the Olympic body in much sturdier shape but facing serious challenges.

The 71-year-old Belgian steps down as president next Tuesday after steering the International Olympic Committee through a period of relative stability that spanned three Summer Olympics and three Winter Games.

Rogge, an orthopedic surgeon who competed in three Olympics in sailing, ...

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