Australian athletes monitoring Delhi terror threats


New Delhi: September 11, 2010 – Despite assurances from the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC), some of the Australian athletes are closely monitoring the security situation in Delhi and are even contemplating to pull out from the Oct 3-14 Games.


Runner Tamsyn Lewis said Saturday that she is keeping a close track on the developments in Delhi and might change her decision to go.


‘As an athlete heading into the Games, I’m definitely monitoring the situation. Your life is definitely more important,’ Lewis was quoted as saying by the Herald Sun.


Shot-putter Scott Martin said terror threat is a concern for all the athletes.


The head of the Australian Commonwealth Games Association, Perry Crosswhite reiterated his stand on the safety of athletes.


‘My No. 1 priority is the safety of our athletes. We wouldn’t be going there if there was any risk to our athletes and that changes every day,’ said Crosswhite.


Australian chef de mission Steve Moneghetti said the team is in regular touch with the government.


‘If they tell us we don’t go, we don’t go,’ said Moneghetti.


Australia is planning to send 550 athletes and officials for the Commonwealth Games.


 

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Dr. Raj Baldev, Cosmo Theorist, Ph.D., D. Litt., D Sc. (H.C), Editor-in-Chief of International Reporter, Chairman Media International Ltd., Born on 15 January 1927 in Montgomery, now in Pakistan. Internationally known, man of letters with over dozen of books and thousands of articles to his credit on various subjects including theories on the Creation of the Universe, the Black Holes, Supernovas and other functions of the Universe, Nature and Life , which he described both ways, philosophically and scientifically. He further elaborated how the entire Cosmos were formed. He holds spiritual wisdom of predicting and curing powers of the human problems, so much so, he is popularly known as Destiny Repairer, hence people call him with respect as Swamy Ji. He got the privilege of leading various Parliamentary Delegations abroad on good will missions; he also got the privilege of being invited by differnt Heads of State on state visits. He is the Founder of God Believers (GBA) who place belief in “FAITH”, Universal Modern Religion. FAITH is not a religion but a human service, an encyclopedia of creating healthy balance between Science and God. The main purpose of this mission is to defend the Identity of God from Scientists on one hand and to help fight Global Environmental Abuses, to create awareness of high risks of Excessive Nuclear Stockpiles, global service to the Human Rights and Justice on the other. He is a very simple man, he commands special respect as a holy man with high spiritualism and people address him as His Holiness. He is equally dedicated to the cause of media and journalism where he has been serving the people through his writing for over 50 years; he has also served as Member of Press Council of India. His main aim is to serve the humanity and all kinds of life on the Earth, to serve the elders, women and children, the blind, crippled, lepers and the needy, he is committed to save the Mother Earth from the abuses caused by humans and the nature through the social mission of God Believers (GBA), which also serves the World Peace. In short, he is a global social reformer. Google