Mexican fencer Paola Pliego has been cleared of doping by the International Fencing Federation (FIE) after being forced to miss the Rio 2016 Olympic Games following a positive drugs test.
The International Fencing Federation (FIE) has informed all National Federations of a new rule in sabre competition that will be tested through to the end of this year.
France claimed their third successive gold medal in the men's team épée event today, wrapping up the Olympic fencing competition here.
Russia continued their superb fencing form to crush Ukraine in the women's team sabre final today before dedicating their triumph to athletes from their country banned from these Games on suspicion of doping.
Russia claimed their fifth gold medal of the Olympic Games after beating France in the men’s foil team final at Carioca Arena 3 in Rio de Janeiro.
Romania won their first medal of Rio 2016 after beating defending Olympic champions China in the women’s épée team final at Carioca Arena 3.
Áron Szilágyi of Hungary successfully defended his men’s sabre Individual title with a 15-8 win over Daryl Homer of the United States at the Carioca Arena today, but Italy’s London 2012 foil individual champion Elisa Di Francisca narrowly failed to do the same as she was beaten 12-11 by Russia’s world champion Inna Deriglazova.
South Korea's Park Sang-Young scored five straight points to come from the brink of defeat against Hungary’s Géza Imre to claim the men’s individual epee gold medal at the Carioca Arena 3 in Rio de Janeiro.
Yana Egorian fought back from the brink of defeat to overcome her team-mate and reigning world champion Sofiya Velikaya in an all-Russian sabre individual gold medal at the Carioca Arena 3 in Rio de Janeiro.
Italian Daniele Garozzo dazzled his way to a superb gold medal today in the men's individual foil fencing before performing an equally impressive celebratory sprint around the arena
Emese Szasz came from behind in the women’s individual épée final to beat Italy’s Rossella Fiamingo and win Hungary’s first gold medal of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Xu Anqi will aim to become the second woman from China to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual fencing event when she competes in the Rio 2016 epée competition at the Carioca Arena 3 venue tomorrow.
Russia’s 16-strong fencing team for next month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have been cleared to compete by the International Fencing Federation (FIE).
The International Fencing Federation (FIE) has launched a new mobile app for next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
World number one Alexey Yakimenko inspired Russia to gold in the men's team sabre event as the European Fencing Championships drew to a close at the Arena Toruń in Poland.