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FENCING: Imboden regains no. 1 ranking with win in Turin Grand Prix

The international fencing schedule features three Grand Prix events during the season, the most highly-prized tournaments outside of the World Championships for many fencers. That...

FENCING Preview: First Grand Prix in Foil ready in Turin

The first of three Grand Prix events in the Foil discipline will begin on Friday in Turin (ITA), for the Trofeo Inalpi, at the...

FENCING: No. 1-ranked Dershwitz scores Sabre gold in Warsaw

The meteoric rise of American Sabre star Eli Dershwitz continued in Warsaw (POL) on Saturday with his third career FIE World Cup gold, as he defeated Italy’s Luca Curatoli in the final, 15-9. Still only 23, the Harvard student steadily eliminated his opponents, winning 15-12, 15-6, then a 15-13 win over teammate (and Rio silver […]
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FENCING Preview: Men’s Sabre-rattlers meet in Warsaw

A light schedule for the FIE World Cup this week, with only one event, the 64th edition of the Sabre de Wolodyjowski, with an...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport … and a lot happened: LANE ONE Monday: The International Paralympic Committee impressively and decisively dealt with the anti-Semitic stance of the Malaysian government by removing July’s World Para Swimming Championships […]
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FENCING: World Champs Borel and Beljajeva win Epee Grand Prix; bronze for U.S.’s Hoyle

The first Grand Prix of the 2018-19 FIE season saw two familiar faces at the top of the podium, as reigning World Champion Yannick...

FENCING Preview: First Grand Prix of the season for Epee fencers in Doha

The highest level of competition in the FIE season are the three Grand Prix events held in each discipline, a step above the World Cup and just one level below the annual World Championships. The first comes this week in Doha (QAT) for the Epee crowd. The men’s tournament has 206 entries, while the women’s […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 14 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport (this time, with links!): LANE ONE/Sunday: The news that the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under serious investigation by a French judge concerning potential bribes paid to […]
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FENCING: No. 1s Foconi and Deriglazova win, while U.S. earns five Foil medals

The American Foil teams are among the best in the world and they were showcased as the FIE World Cup circuit resumed in Europe with competitions in Paris (FRA) and Katowice (POL). At the Challenge International de Paris, Italy’s top-ranked Alessio Foconi confirmed his top ranking with tight, 15-12 wins over Americans Race Imboden in […]
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FENCING Preview: Four tournaments in four countries for Epee and Foil

The FIE World Cup circuit returns of action this week with a heavy schedule of four tournaments in two disciplines in four countries: ● Epee:...

LANE ONE: USOC’s reformation attempt with gymnastics is only its latest NGB adventure

The move by the United States Olympic Committee to institute revocation of recognition proceedings against USA Gymnastics drew headlines in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal. But it’s hardly the first instance of the USOC getting involved – and in some cases, actually running – a national governing body. In fact, since the […]
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FENCING: Di Francesca claims seventh career World Cup win

Italy’s Elisa Di Francesca has had a great career, with an Olympic Epee gold in London in 2012 and a silver in 2016. But...

FENCING Preview: World Cup Foil and Epee season openers this week

The FIE World Cup season is starting for the men’s Epee fencers and the women’s Foil class this weekend in Europe and North Africa: ∙...

FENCING: First World Cup medal for Korea’s Ha

The season-opening men’s Sabre World Cup was held in Algiers (ALG) and showcased a first-ever medalist, Korea’s Hansol Ha. Ha, 24, didn’t have it easy, as he had to face fellow Korean – and World Championships Team gold medalist – Sanguk Oh in the semis, but he overcame that challenge, 15-10 and advanced to the […]
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FENCING Preview: U.S.’s Dershwitz starts at no. 1 in Men’s Sabre World Cup

The season opener for the men’s Sabre division comes in Algiers (ALG), with 161 entries, including nine of the top 10 in the FIE World Rankings: 1. Eli Dershwitz (USA) ~ 2018 World Championships silver medalist (pictured) 2. Bongil Gu (KOR) ~ 2017 Worlds silver medalist; 2017-18 Worlds Team gold medalist 4. Aron Szilagyi (HUN) […]
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FENCING: U.S. men’s Foil wins World Cup opener; Itkin gets silver

American fencers had a good opening weekend in the FIE World Cup with three medals and a fourth-place finish in three competitions in Germany, Estonia and France: • Men’s Foil in Bonn: The powerful U.S. team includes four men ranked in the top 30 in the FIE World Rankings, so much was expected. But perhaps […]
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FENCING Preview: Season openers in Germany, Estonia and France!

The FIE schedule for 2018-19 gets started this week, with competition in the men’s Foil, the women’s Epee and women’s Sabre: ∙ Men’s Foil in...

The IAAF shows an iron hand to Russia on doping … and it’s...

TSX HEADLINES – for July 30, 2018: The president of the International Olympic Committee said he was ready to welcome Russia back into the Olympic Movement. The International Association of Athletics Federations – the IAAF – said not so fast. At its Council meeting last week, the IAAF’s task force on the Russian issue maintained […]
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U.S. athletes tell Congress: Fix the “unregulated monopoly” you set up in 1978

TSX HEADLINES – for July 27, 2018: The U.S. Senate Sub-Committee hearing on “Strengthening and Empowering U.S. Amateur Athletes: Moving Forward with Solutions” last Tuesday focused mostly on the sexual abuse issues at the United States Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics and at Michigan State University. But the most important part of the hearing was the […]
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Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kenya most penalized by the Athletics Integrity Unit

TSX HEADLINES – for July 25, 2018: The Athletics Integrity Unit set up by the International Association of Athletics Associations (IAAF) made its first comprehensive report public and there’s one conclusion to be drawn. Doping is still with us. The report on the AIU Web site shows a total of 120 cases handled by the […]
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