Wed 30 Nov 11: Afghan taekwondo fighters Rohullah Nikpai and Nesar Ahmad Bahawi are set for London 2012.
Rohullah books his place at London 2012
Bahawi won gold and Nikpai a bronze at an Olympic qualifying tournament in Bangkok. Afghanistan now have two places for the sport at the London Games - the pair will likely fill them.
Social media sites have been buzzing with reaction from Afghans.
Fahim Behzad writes: "This is a massive achievement and we need to show them our support!! Congratulations to both of them and to the nation as a whole!!"
Maria Uranus says: "Hopefully the Afghan government will appreciate these two champions. Today, they made us proud in the world! Bravo boys and please come back as winners."
Wed 04 May 11: Rohullah has claimed a bronze medal at the World Taekwondo Championships in South Korea.
Nikpai takes bronze at World Championships
He made it through to the semi-final of the under 68kg category where he was defeated by Iran's Mohammad Bagheri Motamed 12-5.
Fri 19 Nov 10:
Rohullah Nikpai has been knocked out of the Asian Games,
being held in Guangzhou, China.
Rohullah won his first fight in the under 68kg category against Maksim Rafalovich 3-1 but failed to make it to the quarter-final stage when he was beaten 1-0 by Taiwan's Lo Tsung Jui.