Live Video: 2014 Cadet and Junior World Championships

2014 Cadet and Junior World Championships

The FIE is streaming live video for the 2014 Cadet and Junior World Fencing Championships. Preview Video: The video URL changes each day, and they are doing a separate stream for the top-8, so we don’t have all of those URLs available. To find the stream for today, head over to the FIE’s YouTube channel […]

2014 Junior and Cadet World Championships Preview

2014 Cadet and Junior World Championships

The Cadet and Junior Fencing World Championships provide the perfect platform for young athletes from across the globe. Teams and fans will be treated to 10 days filled with top fencing among the senior circuit’s next generation. This year’s cadet events also serve as qualifier for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, in August […]

Ukraine Boycots Russian Fencing Events

Ukraine boycots Russian fencing events.

The Ukrainian Fencing Federation published a statement that they will boycot all fencing events in the Russian Federation, including the Moscow Sabre FIE event. Official Statement: Ukrainian national team fencing refuses to take part in sports events held on the territory of the Russian Federation Until recently, the sport stayed out of politics, but on […]

Wireless Fencing – New Developments

A new entry into the wireless fencing market?

Wireless fencing is the next big thing coming to the sport. (Well, reel-less fencing if you want to be super technical.) There are lots of initiatives around getting a low-cost wireless system working and early market entries like the HitMate and Favero Wireless system have proved the concept already. Check out this latest development from […]

Miles Chamley-Watson named Athlete Role Model for 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Miles Chamley-Watson

Today the FIE announced that Miles Chamley-Watson (USA), reigning World Champion in men’s foil and Olympic Champion Lei Sheng (CHN, also men’s foil) will be the Athletes Role Models for fencing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China, 16 – 28 August 2014. Both will attend the YOG and inspire, mentor and engage […]

Video: Venice Grand Prix Results – Ma coasts to Gold

Jianfei Ma (CHN) knocked out top seeded Andrea Cassara (ITA) 15-14 in the top-8, then coasted his way to his second FIE gold of the season wins of 15-5 in the semi-finals and a 15-4 victory over Enzo Lefort (FRA) in the final. Here are the bouts from the top-4 on: Final Results (Top-64): Rank […]

An Interview with Max Heinzer

Back flicks, back flicks, back flicks. Max Heinzer with a back flick on Silvio Fernandez. Photo Credit: MaxHeinzer.ch

Max Heinzer is a global fencing phenom, currently ranked fourth in the world. Adversity seems to be the fuel of Max Heinzer. Whether he is down on an opponent, hobbled with injury, or weary from his intensive training regimen, Max’s love of fencing, resilience, and relentless determination to be the best drives him through any hardship.

Szasz wins 2014 Ciutat de Barcelona Women’s Epee

2014 Barcelona World Cup Medalists
Credit: Federació Catalana d'Esgrima

At the 2014 Women’s Epee World Cup in Barcelona Emese Szasz (HUN) claimed her first gold medal of the season. Earning silver was Yana Zvereva (RUS), with Xue Qin (CHN) and Alberta Santuccio (ITA) sharing bronze. Ana Maria Branza (ROU) had her second lowest finish of the season, sitting 9th overall. No American made it out of the […]

Junghwan Kim wins Budapest Grand Prix

Aron Szilagyi (left) faces Junghwan Kim (right) (photo: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/847306.shtml)

2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Aron Szilagyi (HUN) had to settle for silver at the 2014 Gerevich-Kovacs-Karpati Men’s Sabre Grand Prix. Junghwan Kim (KOR) out-dueled Szilagyi 15-13 in the final bout. The top US finish was by Daryl Homer, who placed 11th. Homer, seeded into the top-64 in the 13th spot, took 11th. Homer started out the […]

Ciutat de Barcelona Women’s Epee

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Courtney and Kelley Hurley advanced from pools and through the preliminary direct elimination tables to advance to the top-64 and day 2 of the 2014 Women’s Epee World Cup in Barcelona. Ana Maria Branza (ROU) is defending her top world ranking and going for another podium finish at this weekend’s World Cup event in Barcelona. […]

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