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www.olympic.orgOLYMPIC REVIEW45OLYMPIC VALUESchildren to the power and strength of the Olympicvalues, Olympic history and cross-culturalunderstanding. In the short term, the Olympiceducation programme is satisfying China'stremendous appetite for information and educationrelated to Olympism and generating even greaterenthusiasm amongst Chinese young people for sportand the Olympic Games. In the long term, we believethe true value of the Olympic education programmewill be reflected in a generation of world citizenscommitted to being physically active and contributing to a better world through friendship,respect and excellence."The ongoing challenge of the Olympic Movementis to make the education of young people throughsport as relevant today as it was when Pierre deCoubertin founded the International OlympicCommittee on this principle over 100 years ago. TheMovement has a social responsibility to teach othershow to respect themselves and one another, how tostrive for excellence in all that they do and, perhapsabove all else, how to build a better world throughpeace and friendship. Organising Committees of futureOlympic Games will almost certainly look to theOlympic education initiatives under way in China as amodel for achieving these goals and ensuring that theOlympic Movement remains, above all else, aneducational movement. ?OLYMPIC EDUCATIONBOCOG, the Education Ministry and the ChineseNOC have distributed the following academicmaterials to 800,000 students: ?Primary School Olympic Reader for years 1-3.This book presents information in a clear,story-based format with numerous pictures to keep the children's attention. ?Primary School Olympic Reader for years 4-6.This book caters to an older elementary age group and presents information via language that is more complex, interactive exercises and a section dedicated to the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. ?Secondary School Olympic Reader. Although the subject matter is generally the same as in the other readers, this textbook provides more detail on the history of the Olympic Movement, as well as the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games.

46OLYMPIC REVIEWwww.olympic.org2014 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMESAboveGuatemala Citywill host the119th IOCSession, whichbegins on 4 JulyOn 4 July 2007, the 119th IOC Session willbegin in Guatemala City. The maindecision to be taken by the IOC memberswill be the election of the Host City for the XXIIOlympic Winter Games in 2014.Sochi (Russia), Salzburg (Austria) and PyeongChang(Republic of Korea) were accepted by the IOC'sExecutive Board in June 2006 as Candidate Cities tohost the 2014 Winter Games.* They were selectedunanimously from a total of seven Applicant Citieswhich also included Jaca (Spain), Almaty(Kazakhstan), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Borjomi (Georgia). The selection process for the Olympic Games hostcity consists of two phases which enables the IOC toexamine the capability of a city wishing to host theGames and then to evaluate the strengths andweaknesses of the city's proposed project.The first phase consists of cities applying to stageDECISION DAYOLYMPIC REVIEW LOOKS AHEAD TO THE ELECTION OF THE HOST CITY FOR THE 2014 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES