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    The International Olympic Committee's session was held via a video conference earlier in the day. It focused on the Olympic movement amid the coronavirus pandemic and featured a presentation of the IOC's vision for the years ahead.

    Watch a live broadcast of a teleconference hosted by IOC President Thomas Bach in Lausanne on Friday, following the committee's 136th session. 

    Bach, 66, announced during the session that he will stand for a second term as president of the IOC in 2021. The committee's presidential elections are due to take place in June 2021 in Athens.  

    The IOC meeting, which was held via a video conference, was focused on the future of the Olympic movement after the coronavirus pandemic. The participants also discussed steps to outline a vision for the IOC for the coming years, with the organisation set to review plans in December. 

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