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OLYMPIC REVIEW5OLYMPIC REVIEWOR CONTRIBUTORSEXECUTIVEBOARDPresident Jacques RoggeVice-PresidentsZaiqing Yu, Mario Pescante, Ser Miang Ng,Thomas BachMembersDenis Oswald, RenéFasel, Mario Vázquez Raña, FrankFredericks, Nawal El Moutawakel,Richard L. Carrión, Craig Reedie,John Coates, Sam Ramsamy,Gunilla LindbergOLYMPIC REVIEWCommunications DirectorMark AdamsEditor-in-Chief Kathleen Di GiacomoFrench EditionAurélie Eichler Spanish Edition Dolores VázquezProduction Agency Touchline Production Glyn Wilmshurst, Michael Stoneman, Tom PountneyDesign John Paul Yetton, Jason DutchSub Editor Laura Adcock Translation Denis Echard, LauraNadal Obrador,Ros Schwartz ISSN: 0377-192XPrinted in the UKIMAGESCover Image Ian Jones / TOPL Inside TOPL; LOCOG; GettyImages; AFP; IYOGOC CONTACTSPlease send your letters to: Olympic Review, IOCDepartment of Communications,Château de Vidy, 1007Lausanne, Switzerland. website:, email: olympicreview@olympic.orgtel +41 (0)21 621 6111fax +41 (0)21 621 6356Olympic Review uses PEFC-certified paper stocksourced from sustainablemanaged forests.Olympic Review is published by the International OlympicCommittee.The articles published in Olympic Review do not necessarily reflect theopinion of the InternationalOlympic Committee. No articles may be reproducedwithout the permission of the IOC Department ofCommunications.JACK LEATHERJack Leather has written about the OlympicMovement in various capacities for the last sixyears. He covered IOC and InternationalFederation news as a reporter, based in Lausanne, andcontinues to contribute to several Olympicpublications. He also reports on British politicsas news editor for the PoliticsHome website.Based in London, he can't wait for the Gamesto come to town -and is especially lookingforward to catching the action as sportingdramas unfold in front of the UK's mostfamous landmarks.BRIANPINELLIBased in Prague, Brian has covered fourOlympic Games and numerous WorldChampionships, contributing to theInternational Herald Tribune, New York Times,Around the Rings, Ski & Board,UniversalSports,,, CBSSports and Versus. As an ex-collegiate pole vaulter, Pinelli is intrigued by thecombination of speed, strength and mentalfortitude that it demands, and is most lookingforward to that event come London 2012.CLIVE MASONSince joining Allsport/Getty Images in 1993,photographer Clive Mason has covered a varietyof sports including cricket, football, sailing, motorracing and athletics. London 2012 will be Clive'sthird Summer Games and he has also worked atthree editions of the Olympic Winter Games. InLondon he is most looking forward to the sailingevents in Weymouth, having also photographedthe sailing in Beijing in 2008.