Fencing

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to host 2016 Asian Junior and Youth Fencing Championships

By Daniel Etchells

The Fencing Confederation of Asia has awarded the Asian Junior and Youth Fencing Championships to Bahrain and Saudi Arabia ©Fencing Confederation of AsiaSaudi Arabia and Bahrain have been announced as the hosts of the 2016 Asian Junior and Youth Fencing Championships at the Asian Fencing Confederation's General Assembly.

Tributes paid to American Olympic fencer after death at the age of 29

By Gary Anderson

American Olympic fencer Kamara James has died at the age of 29 ©Keeth SmartTributes have been paid to former American Olympic fencer Kamara James who has died at the age of 29 in Modesto, California.

Much Ado About Fencing as Britain take on Germany at Shakespeare's Globe

By Daniel Etchells at The Globe Theatre in London

Britain took on Germany in Beazley International Fencing Challenge match at The Globe Theatre in London ©Getty ImagesA unique international fencing exhibition match, between Great Britain and recently-crowned world champions Germany, has taken place here, on the site of theatre dating to the 16th century built to stage William Shakespeare's plays. 

San Francisco to host men's foil World Cup event

By Daniel Etchells

The United States are hosting a foil World Cup for the first time since 2010 ©All American FencingMore than 150 of the world's best fencers will compete at the San Francisco Men's Foil World Cup at Kezar Pavilion next month.

Gold for Olympic champion Robeiri at World Fencing Championships

By Emily Goddard

Ulrich Robeiri (pictured left) has claimed gold in the men's épée final at the World Fencing Championships ©Getty ImagesFrench team Beijing 2008 Olympic champion Ulrich Robeiri has claimed gold in the men's individual épée final at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan.

Gold for Italy and Russia in foil matches at World Fencing Championships

By Emily Goddard

Arianna Errigo has secured victory in the women's foil event of the World Fencing Championships ©Getty ImagesItaly and Russia today claimed one gold medal apiece in the foil events on the second day of medal matches at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Kharlan successfully defends women's sabre title at Fencing World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Olga Kharlan (right) has won gold in the women's sabre at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan ©Getty ImagesUkraine's Olga Kharlan has successfully defended her women's sabre title on the first day of medal events at the World Fencing Championships in Russian Kazan.

Athletes on-guard as World Fencing Championships set to get underway in Kazan

By Gary Anderson

Action at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan will get underway tomorrow ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe world's top fencers have arrived in Russian city Kazan as they get set to take part in the World Fencing Championships which get underway tomorrow with the Opening Ceremony at The Tennis Academy.

Columbus set to welcome record numbers for US National Fencing Championships

By Gary Anderson

Reigning world champion Miles Chamley-Watson is set to compete at the US National Fencing Championships in Columbus next week  ©AFP/Getty ImagesMore than 4,000 competitors are expected to descend on the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Ohio for the start of the United States National Fencing Championships and July North American Cup.
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