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New IOC president to be elected in Buenos Aires in 2013

February 11, 2010 10:59 IST

The new International Olympic Committee president will be elected in Buenos Aires after the Argentine capital on Wednesday beat Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur for the right to host the 2013 IOC session.

The IOC will gather in the South American city to elect a new president, with current chief Jacques Rogge stepping down in 2013, as well as pick the host city for the 2020 summer Olympics.

South Africa's Durban will host the 2011 session which will vote on the 2018 Winter Games host, while London will be the site of the annual IOC members' gathering days before the 2012 Olympics.

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