4OLYMPIC REVIEW OLYMPIC REVIEW CONTENTS OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT OCTOBER- NOVEMBER- DECEMBER 2009 07FOREWORD By IOC President Jacques Rogge. 09NEWS A review of the latest news and events from around the Olympic Movement. 20GREAT OLYMPIC IMAGES Great images from past editions of the Olympic Games. 24COVER STORY: VANCOUVER 2010 The entire Canadian nation has worked together in welcoming the world to Vancouver, host city for the 2010 Olympic Winter and Paralympic Games, writes Bob Woods 30GET THE LOOK How the unique Look of the Games was created for Vancouver 2010. 34O SIYAM Olympic Reviewshowcases a selection of the works of Aboriginal Art, which will grace the venues of the 2010 Winter Games. 40STAR ATTRACTIONS Our team of writers exclusively interview the leading winter sports stars aiming to strike gold in Vancouver. 46OLYMPIC RESEARCH CORNER The Olympic Games Impact study looks into the environmental, economic and socio- cultural effects on a city hosting the Olympic Games. 50TOP QUALITY Central to the success of the Olympic Games is TheOlympic Partners ( TOP) Programme, which provides both the Olympic Movement and the Partners with unique benefits. 56OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY Interviews with four more athletes who are beneficiaries of Olympic Solidarity scholarships. 62OLYMPIC CONGRESS A review of the 13th Olympic Congress, which was held in Copenhagen in October. 64RIO GRANDISSIMO Rio will host the 2016 Olympic Games after the vote at the IOC Session in Copenhagen. 68VANCOUVER SPORTS PROFILES Skiing is the final sport to come under the spotlight as we conclude our Vancouver previews. 74MY GAMES Canada's Duff Gibsonrecalls winning the men's skeleton gold in Turin four years ago. 77 PAST EXCERPT An extract looking back on the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, held in Calgary. 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.