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From left, Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) head Yasuhiro Yamashita, ITF President David Haggerty, FIFA President Gianni Infantino pose with International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, right, from Germany after they was elected as IOC members during the 135th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the sideline of the the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020, at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland

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IOC President Thomas Bach, right, performs mock fencing with Japanese junior high school student Yui Hashimoto during a Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 One year to Go ceremony event in Tokyo. Bach is a former Olympic fencer and won a team gold medal at the 1976 Montreal Games. Fans, sponsors and politicians celebrated the day around the Japanese capital, displaying placards and clocks showing 365 days to go until the opening ceremony on July 24, 2020.

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach holds up mascots of Olympics' Miraitowa, right, and Paralympics' Someity during his visit to an office of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic organizers, in Tokyo.

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and Sheikh Ahmad Al Sabah, president of Olympic Council of Asia & Association of National Olympic Committees interact with Indian hockey players during a mixed team match at Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and Sheikh Ahmad Al Sabah, president of Olympic Council of Asia & Association of National Olympic Committees clap at the presentation of the award trophy after a mixed team match at Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

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Players in action at a mixed team hockey match to mark the visit of International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach at Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

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IOC President Thomas Bach meets Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore in New Delhi.

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