Fencing

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.

British fencer Kruse to achieve 100th international cap at St Petersburg Grand Prix

By Emily Goddard

Richard Kruse is set to achieve his 100th senior international cap for Britain this weekend ©British FencingFebruary 26 - British Olympic foil fencer Richard Kruse is set to achieve his 100th senior international cap for his nation at the St Petersburg Grand Prix this weekend.

FIE reveals dates for new Fencing Grand Prix Series

By Emily Goddard

The International Fencing Federation has revealed the dates for its new Grand Prix Series ©FIEFebruary 18 - The International Fencing Federation (FIE) has revealed the nine dates on which competition will take place as part of its inaugural Grand Prix (FGP) Series in the 2014-2015 season.

USA Fencing complete coaching line-up ahead of Rio 2016 with men's sabre appointment

By Nick Butler

Zoran Tulum will hope to improve on the two quarter-final slots of US sabre fencers, including Daryl Homer, at London 2012 ©AFP/Getty ImagesJanuary 8 - USA Fencing has completed its lineup of national fencing coaches ahead of Rio 2016 by announcing Zoran Tulum at the helm of the men's sabre team.

US announces six coaches to lead national fencing teams to Rio 2016

By Paul Osborne

USA Fencing has named six coaches to lead the US national team to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesDecember 30 - The United States has named six coaches that will join the national team to help prepare its fencing athletes ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Qatar launches bid for 2017 World Fencing Championships

By Nick Butler

Qatar will face Leipzig in the race for the 2017 World Fencing Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesNovember 29 - Qatar is aiming to continue a period of hosting major sporting events after they officially handed over their bid for Doha to host the 2017 World Fencing Championships to the International Fencing Federation (FIE).

Russia awarded 2014 and 2015 World Fencing Championships

By Nick Butler

Russia will host the 2014 and 2015 World Championships ©Getty ImagesNovember 29 - Russian cities Kazan and Moscow have been awarded the 2014 and 2015 editions of the World Championships after they were the only candidates, it has been announced at the the International Fencing Federation Congress at Automobile Club de France in Paris.
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