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2020 Sports Equation

2020 Sports Equation

13 February 2013

IOC: On 12 February, 2013, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed on the 25 sports it will propose to the 125th IOC Session for approval as the core sports for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

Coates responds to ACC report

Coates responds to ACC report

7 February 2013

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.

Family reunion for taekwondo stars

Family reunion for taekwondo stars

5 February 2013

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 wrap up

Taekwondo wrap up

11 August 2012

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 couple suffer similar fate

Taekwondo couple suffer similar fate

11 August 2012

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.

Marton to fight for bronze

Marton to fight for bronze

10 August 2012

Taekwondo: Australia's Carmen Marton is through to the semi finals of the Under 69kg category at the ExCel Arena.

Marton ready to medal, says Khalil

Marton ready to medal, says Khalil

10 August 2012

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.

Tired Khalil loses bronze medal bout

Tired Khalil loses bronze medal bout

9 August 2012

TAEKWONDO: Safwan Khalil has narrowly missed a bronze medal in the under 58 kilogram division of the taekwondo competition at the ExCel Arena.

Khalil ready for Games taekwondo debut

Khalil ready for Games taekwondo debut

8 August 2012

TAEKWONDO: After four years, Safwan Khalil has to wait no longer for his chance at Olympic glory.

Taekwondo couple dress for success

Taekwondo couple dress for success

25 July 2012

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.