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4OLYMPIC REVIEW OLYMPIC REVIEW CONTENTS OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT JULY- AUG- SEPT 2009 07FOREWORD By IOC President Jacques Rogge. 08SNAPSHOT Stunning sporting images from this past quarter. 13NEWS A review of the latest news and events from around the Olympic Movement. 24GREAT OLYMPIC IMAGES Great images from past editions of the Olympic Games. 28COVER STORY: OLYMPIC CONGRESS The 13th Olympic Congresswill give the Olympic Movement an opportunity to take stock of the major issues it needs to address over the coming years. 32GIVING THE PEOPLE A VOICE How the Virtual Congress allowed the public to have their say for the first time. 36OLYMPIC CONGRESS THEMES A look at each of the five themes that will be discussed in Copenhagen: Athletes, Olympic Games, Olympic Movement Structure, Olympism and Youthand The Digital Revolution including interviews with each of the key- note speakers. 54COPENHAGEN SPORTS FESTIVAL The Danish capital is putting on a celebration of sport to coincide with the Olympic Congress. 56GREAT DANE An exclusive interview with legendary Danish sailor Paul Elvstrøm, who won four gold medals across eight editions of the Olympic Games. 58WORD ON THE STREET Olympic Reviewhits the streets of Copenhagen to find out what the locals think are the biggest challenges facing the Olympic Movement in 2009. 60OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY Interview with Aoife Hoey, who is hoping to compete in the bobsleigh in Vancouver next year. 62OLYMPIC RESEARCH CORNER Prof. Bruce Kiddanalyses the impact that the Olympic Movement has on society. 66VANCOUVER SPORTS PROFILES Bobsleighand ice hockeyare the two sports under the spotlight this issue. 74MY GAMES Eskild Ebbesenlooks back over his Olympic experiences, which included three gold medals. 77 PAST EXCERPT An extract looking back on the Olympic Congress, held in 1973 in Varna, Bulgaria. 79OBITUARIES Olympians and figures from the Olympic Movement, who have sadly passed away. 80BOOKREVIEWS Our bookworms run the rule over the latest Olympic- related publications.