Howard: Fencer Muhammad's message doesn't end with Olympic loss
The American sabre fencer loses a heartbreaking match in the Round of 16, then composes herself and delivers eloquently her message of acceptance.
Muhammad eliminated early
Johnette Howard recaps USA fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad's early exit in her historic debut at the 2016 Olympic games.
U.S. fencer Homer follows mentor's trail to medal stand
Daryl Homer wouldn't be a fencer without the opportunity provided by Peter Westbrook. On Wednesday, Homer became the first U.S. men's individual sabre Olympic medalist since Westbrook in 1984.
Russian fencers win women's team saber gold
The Russian Olympic Committee won the women's team saber fencing Saturday by beating France 45-41 in the final for its third fencing gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics.
Japan wins team fencing gold, sets medal mark
Japan topped Russian fencers in the final of the team épée on Friday capturing a 17th gold medal and breaking own record for gold medals at a single Olympic Games.
South Korea's tough training ends in fencing gold
South Korea won its first non-archery Olympic gold Wednesday, beating Italy 45-26 in men's team saber fencing.
USA's Zagunis ousted in quarters of saber event
Mariel Zagunis, the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in fencing, was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the saber event on Monday at the Tokyo Games.
Pozdniakova, Cheung both collect gold in fencing
ROC's Sofia Pozdniakova carried on a family tradition by winning gold in sabre fencing, while Hong Kong's Cheung Ka Long grabbed just his country's second-ever gold medal.
'We will have more Olympians in fencing in a few years'
Bhavani Devi's former coach on her historic debut at Tokyo 2020
Tokyo fencing loss eased by marriage proposal
After suffering an Olympic defeat, Argentine fencer Maria Belen Perez Maurice got a happy surprise: a marriage proposal from her longtime coach and partner, Lucas Guillermo Saucedo.
'Did my level best': Bhavani goes down fighting in Tokyo
Bhavani Devi had an easy win in the first round before losing 15-7 to fourth seed Manon Brunet in the second round.
Cement piste, open-air training: Bhavani's fencing roots in Kerala a world away from Olympics glamour
Bhavani Devi trained in Thalassery, Kerala until 2015 and the conditions haven't changed.
USA's Kiefer earns gold medal in women's foil
Lee Kiefer earned the third gold medal for the United States at the Tokyo Olympics by beating defending champion Inna Deriglazova of ROC 15-13 in the women's foil final.
The sabre-rattler: Bhavani Devi looks to make her mark as India debut in fencing
Long ignored and not taken seriously, on Monday, Bhavani, in her white-sabre lame and wire-meshed mask, will enter India's sporting annals for just getting this far.
Szilagyi wins third sabre gold; Sun takes epee
Aron Szilagyi became the first Olympic fencer to win three individual sabre gold medals after beating Luigi Samele 15-7 in the men's final at the Tokyo Games.
Bhavani Devi: 'People told me you can't do anything in this sport'
Tokyo-bound fencer Bhavani Devi opens up about challenges in pursuing a lesser-known sport.
'Finally, I feel free': Bhavani Devi reacts to becoming the first Indian fencer ever to qualify for Olympics
"As an Indian fencer you have to put twice the effort in all aspects, to even stand a chance," says Bhavani.
Bhavani Devi becomes first Indian fencer to qualify for Olympics
Bhavani Devi has qualified for Tokya via Adjusted Official Ranking after South Korea beat Hungary in the quarterfinals of the Fencing Sabre World Cup.
Why Black women athletes continue to say Breonna Taylor's name
Black women have led the fight for recognition, empathy and justice in Breonna Taylor's honor. In our letter series, Black women athletes, including Ibtihaj Muhammad and Natasha Cloud, reflect on how Taylor's killing ignited their quest for change.
Bhavani Devi tackles life in locked-down Livorno with eye on Tokyo
Looking to become the first Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics, Bhavani says she doesn't mind lockdown life as being able to train is the priority.
RP Blu Boys set up finals clash with Singapore
The RP Blu Boys got a much-needed bounce back win against Indonesia, 9-0, to advance to the gold medal match.
PH gains more medals from fencing, karatedo
The Philippine fencing and karatedo bets added more medals to the country's overall tally in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.
Pan Am medalists who protested get probation
The CEO of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee sent letters of reprimand to hammer thrower Gwen Berry and fencer Race Imboden for protesting on the medals stand last week at the Pan American Games.
A new sport: France OKs competitive lightsaber
France's fencing federation has recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport
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Tokyo Marathon postponed, 2022 race canceled due to COVID-19
The Tokyo Marathon has been postponed until March and the 2022 edition canceled due to the COVID-19 state of emergency in Japan's capital, event organizers said.
Algerian judoka banned 10 years for refusing Olympic bout
Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine has been banned from competition for 10 years by the International Judo Federation after his withdrawal from the Tokyo Olympics to avoid a potential bout against an Israeli opponent.
Tokyo Paralympics: Pramod Bhagat wins historic badminton gold
Meanwhile, Manoj Sarkar won bronze in the same event after defeating Japan's Daisuke Fujihara 22-20, 21-13.
Tokyo Paralympics: Harvinder Singh wins historic archery bronze in men's individual recurve
Harvinder Singh beat Su Min Kim 6-5 in the bronze medal playoff, becoming the first ever Indian archer to medal at Paralympics.
USA Gymnastics eyes $425 million settlement with survivors in Larry Nassar case
USA Gymnastics and hundreds of women who claim they were abused by Larry Nassar filed a joint $425 million settlement proposal in U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday that could put an end to years of litigation.
Afghan Hossain Rasouli misses 100m after late arrival in Tokyo following evacuation, competes in long jump at Paralympics
Afghan sprinter Hossain Rasouli, who arrived in Tokyo on Saturday after being evacuated from Kabul, arrived too late for his event, the 100m T47, so he competed in the long jump instead.