Columbia University have lead the NCAA Fencing Championships from start to finish to win their 16th national title after four days of competition in Cleveland, Ohio over the March 21-24 weekend. The win is the schools’ third in the last five years after going back-to-back in 2015 and 2016. Leading after days one and two, […]
The 2019 NCAA Championships begins tomorrow, March 21st 2019 and ends Sunday March 24 and will be partially televised on ESPN3 this year. This article is a quick reference guide and round-up on schedules, when to watch on TV and how to participate! This year’s event will be taking place at the Wolstein Center on […]
Inna Deriglazova has extended her incredible winning streak at the Absolute Fencing Gear Foil Grand Prix in Anaheim, by again beating Alice Volpi of Italy in another classic match of the last two...
Inna Deriglazova has extended her incredible winning streak at the Absolute Fencing Gear Foil Grand Prix in Anaheim, by again beating Alice Volpi of Italy in another classic match of the last two world champions. In the men’s competition, Julien Mertine of France defeated Italian 18-year-old Tommaso Marini in an upset final pairing. Alice Volpi […]
Our rankings focus on the 204 athletes (102 men and 102 women) that will qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games in Fencing, but under our qualification system there are an additional 8 Host Country Places to take the total number of fencers to 212. These places are entirely discretionary on the host nation (Japan […]
The French Fencing Federation has given the weapon made famous by Star Wars’ characters Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader the same status as the foil, epee and saber in an attempt to combat sedentary lifestyles in young people. The Guardian has reported that the France Fencing Federation has recognized lightsaber-dueling as an official […]