Moscow Saber Grand Prix

Moscow Men's and Women's Sabre Grand Prix

This weekend fencers from around the world continue on the path to Olympic Qualification with the 2015 Moscow Sabre Grand Prix. The top-16 fencers in each event get to sit and watch who will join them in the final top-64 DE brackets for the elimination matches. Men’s Sabre: Korea looks to continue their dominance of […]

Road to Rio: How to Qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games

2016 Rio Olympics

With the 2015 Pan American Fencing Championships in full swing starting on April 17, 2015 the Olympic Qualification season has begun. Fencers from around the world are competing from April 2015 through April 4th, 2016 for the right to compete for Olympic glory at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. For the fencing events, a total […]

Video: 2015 Cadet and Junior World Championships

2015 cadet and junior world championships tashkent

Video of the 2015 Cadet and Junior Fencing World Championships from the FIE. The 2015 Cadet and Junior Fencing World championships ran from April 1st to April 9th in Tashkent Uzbekistan. For a full playlist of the entire video archive, check the 2015 Cadet & Junior World Championships Tashkent playlist on YouTube. Highlights for the USA […]

2015 Challenge International de Paris – Mens Foil

2015 CIP

Top foil fencers compete across the world this weekend as the 2015 Challenge International de Paris runs with preliminary rounds on Friday with the top-64 competing on Saturday and a team event on Sunday. The USA features 3 fencers ranked in the top 8 of the FIE World Rankings, so we expect to see one of […]

Race Imboden takes Bronze – now 4th in FIE World Rankings

Race Imboden

Race Imboden won his second medal of the world cup season with a bronze medal at the Men’s Foil Grand Prix in Torino, Italy. With the top-3 placement, Imboden climbs to #4 in the FIE World Rankings. Imboden is joined in the top 10 rankings by teammates Gerek Meinhardt (5th) and Alexander Massialas (8th). Russian fencers […]

Kiefer 11th at Torino Grand Prix, Errigo retains Top Ranking

Medalists for 2014 Torino Womens Foil Grand Prix

Arianna Errigo (ITA) won the initial Grand Prix of the FIE season, retaining her #1 world ranking by defeating teammate Elisa Di Francisca in the finals. In the top-8, Errigo defeated Jeon Hee Sook (KOR) 16-6, Anita Blaze (FRA) 15-4 and then in the finals posted a 15-7 score over Di Francisca. Lee Kiefer led […]

FIE Congress – Leipzig to host 2017 World Championships

FIE Logo

The FIE has announced the locations for the Senior, Junior, and Cadet world championships for the next 3 years. We’ll also report on other votes from the FIE Congress on this post. Today, the annual congress of the #FIE decided the host cities of several fencing Championships of the upcoming years: -The 2016 Senior World […]

FIE Congress may Fix Fencing’s Clock Issues

Shin A Lam (KOR)

The 2012 Games was not Fencing’s finest moment. Just ask Shin A Lam (KOR). The incident highlighted a gap in the rules and equipment related to timing of the match. The FIE will vote in this year’s Congress on the following rules change: Motivation: After the incident in London, there is a proposal to change […]

Race Imboden takes down Tokyo

Race Imboden - Image via USOC

Race Imboden earned world cup gold at the Prince Takamado Tokyo World Cup in men’s foil. Imboden is now ranked 5th in the FIE World Rankings for men’s foil. In the finals of the event he defeated Russian fencer Dmitry Rigin 15-10. Video of the semi finals and finals here: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/55112887 The USOC congratulated Race’s accomplishment: […]

Challenge Gretsch 2014 – Junior Men’s Epee World Cup

Luxembourg Junior Mens Epee World Cup

The Junior Men’s Epee World Cup Circuit kicks off at the Centre National Sportif et Culturel un Luxembourg on Saturday, Sept 20th. The event will also be the FIE debut of FencingTime as the tournament software – and FencingTime founder Dan Berke will be in attendance. The event features several of the top Juniors in the […]

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