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CONTENTS OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENTAPRIL-MAY-JUNE 20124 OLYMPIC REVIEW OLYMPIC REVIEW

Adrian Warner is the Olympic Games Correspondent for BBC London. London 2012 will be his 13th Olympic Games, having covered every edition since Seoul in 1988. On page 32, Adrian captures the excitement that has grown over the last seven years - when he covered London's bid for the Evening Standard newspaper - right up until the 100 days to go celebrations in April. John Goodbody, of The Sunday Times, is an award-winning journalist who has covered the last 11 Summer Olympic Games, following, among others, the career of Sebastian Coe from the 19-year-old athlete who narrowly missed out on a place at the 1976 Games in Montreal to the Chairman of LOCOG in 2012. On page 74, Goodbody relays Coe's version of events from the 1980 Games in Moscow and the 1984 Games in Los Angeles. Zhou Xin, senior sportswriter for the Xinhua News Agency, specialised in swimming, diving, synchronised swimming and water polo at the Olympic Games in 2004 and 2008. On page 71, she speaks to Chinese diver Qiu Bo about his preparations for the 2012 Games. EXECUTIVE BOARDPresident Jacques RoggeVice-Presidents Zaiqing Yu, Mario Pescante, Ser Miang Ng,Thomas BachMembers Denis Oswald, René Fasel, Frank Fredericks, Nawal El Moutawakel, Richard L. Carrión, Craig Reedie, John Coates, Sam Ramsamy, Gunilla LindbergOLYMPIC REVIEWCommunications DirectorMark AdamsEditor-in-Chief Kathleen Di GiacomoFrench Edition Aurélie Eichler Spanish Edition Dolores Vázquez Production Agency Touchline Production Glyn Wilmshurst, Michael Stoneman, Tom PountneyDesign John Paul Yetton, Liam YeohImage retouching Jason DutchSub Editor Laura Adcock Translation Denis Echard, Laura Nadal Obrador, Ros Schwartz Proofreading Libero Language Lab ISSN: 0377-192XPrinted in the UKIMAGESCover Image Getty Images/Populous Inside IOC; IOC/Richard Juilliart; IOC/Jason Evans; IOC/Lothar Rübelt; IOC/Mine Kasapoglu; IOC/Hélène Tobler; IOC/Jean-Jacques Strahm; IOPP; IOC/United Archives; LOCOG; Getty Images; AFP; Hugo Philpott; Alan PeeblesSports Illustrated CONTACTSPlease send your letters to: Olympic Review, IOC Department of Communications, Château de Vidy, 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland. website: www.olympic.org, email: olympicreview@olympic.orgtel +41 (0)21 621 6111 fax +41 (0)21 621 6356 Olympic Review uses PEFC-certified paper stock sourced from sustainable managed forests.Olympic Review is published by the International Olympic Committee. The articles published in Olympic Review do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the International Olympic Committee. No articles may be reproduced without the permission of the IOC Department of Communications.ADRIAN WARNERJOHN GOODBODYZHOU XINOLYMPIC REVIEW 5OLYMPIC REVIEW