I congratulate the Australian Crime Commission and the Federal Government for the stance they have taken because as far as cheating in sport goes the “gloves are now off”, we now have the powers to properly investigate doping and match fixing.
Australia’s London 2012 taekwondo team of Carmen Marton and Safwan Khalil have returned to elite competition in resounding fashion, with the husband-and-wife-to-be both qualifying for the Taekwondo World Championships.
TAEKWONDO: The Australian taekwondo team of Carmen Marton and Safwan Khalil can be well satisfied with their performances at the Olympic Games, despite the disappointment of narrowly missing medals.
TAEKWONDO: Australia’s female taekwondo athlete Carmen Marton had the chance to fight for bronze in the -67kg event after watching her fiancé Safwan Khalil finish fourth in the men’s event.
Taekwondo: Australia's Carmen Marton is through to the semi finals of the Under 69kg category at the ExCel Arena.
TAEKWONDO: Taekwondo player Safwan Khalil is hoping his fiance Carmen Marton can go one better than him and medal when she starts competition at the London Olympics on Friday.
TAEKWONDO: Safwan Khalil has narrowly missed a bronze medal in the under 58 kilogram division of the taekwondo competition at the ExCel Arena.
TAEKWONDO: After four years, Safwan Khalil has to wait no longer for his chance at Olympic glory.
TAEKWONDO: For most couples a few months out from their wedding, a visit to a change room would normally comprise trying on endless white dresses, suits, ties and shoes.
It's a long road to London and many athletes say the toughest part is getting to the start line. 410 athletes completed the gauntlet of Olympic selection and qualification in what shapes up as an exciting 2012 Australian Team. See how the Team came together.