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By IOC President Thomas Bach.
Eye-catching sporting images from the past quarter.
The latest news and events from around the Olympic Movement.
26 BEYOND THE RINGS
At last, sportswomen are beginning to be treated equally, writes Nancy Lee.
The new IOC initiative that is supporting athletes throughout their journey.
30 COVER STORY: PASSION. CONNECTED.
Olympic Review looks at how PyeongChang is balancing traditional Korean
hospitality with innovation to deliver a cutting-edge Olympic Winter Games.
50 DESTINATION PYEONGCHANG
We meet three more winter sports stars on the quest for Olympic glory.
56 OLYMPIC CHANNEL
The Olympic Channel follows athletes on the “Road to PyeongChang”.
58 OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY
PyeongChang 2018 hopefuls reveal how they have benefited from IOC support.
62 ACTIVE CITIES
The Canadian city of Richmond shows how it is making a difference as part
of the Global Active City programme.
66 IOC WOMEN AND SPORT AWARDS
Olympic Review profiles the 2017 winners of the prestigious awards.
68 OLYMPIC FLASHBACK
We turn back the clock to the Olympic Games Mexico City 1968.
72 MY GAMES
Australian sprinter Cathy Freeman explains how she used her Olympic
experiences to set up her own foundation.
76 OLYMPIC STUDIES
The latest news and book reviews from the IOC Olympic Studies Centre.
Olympians and figures from the Olympic Movement who have passed away.
82 FAST FACTS
Key facts and figures about the journey of the Olympic torch relay. All information correct at the time of going to press
4 OLYMPIC REVIEW