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  1. Two fencing team events cut from Rio Games

    The men's saber team event and the women's foil team event have been dropped for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  2. Olympic fencing champ Valentina Vezzali joins Italian Premier Mar...

    Six-time Olympic fencing champion Valentina Vezzali has announced she is running on Italian Premier Mario Monti's ticket in the national elections next month.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  3. 2012 London Olympics -- Czech Republic's David Svoboda wins moder...

    Great start, better finish.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  4. 2012 London Olympics -- Germans beat U.S. for bronze in fencing f...

    Germany won the bronze medal in the men's team foil, beating the United States 45-27 in the final fencing event at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  5. 2012 London Olympics -- China beats South Korea to win gold medal...

    The fencer who wept on the competition strip at the London Olympics finally got a medal.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- South Korea urges IOC to probe fencer's d...

    The South Korean Olympic team said Friday it is asking for an investigation into the defeat of a fencer who wept before the crowd while she waited for an appeal to be decided.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  7. 2012 London Olympics -- South Korea wins first team fencing gold ...

    Gu Bon-gil led South Korea to a 45-26 victory Friday over Romania in the men's team saber final at the London Olympics, earning the Asians their first gold medal at a fencing team event.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Italy beats Russia to win gold at women's...

    Elisa Di Francisca won her second fencing gold medal of the London Olympics on Thursday, leading Italy to a 45-32 victory over defending champion Russia in the final of the women's team foil.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  9. 2012 Olympics -- Mariel Zagunis expects victory, which leads to d...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Mariel Zagunis expected to win another gold medal and had already assumed victory. That led to defeat.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  10. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Mariel Zagunis, who carried American flag...

    Kim Jiyeon of South Korea won the Olympic fencing gold medal in women's individual sabre on Wednesday night, topping Russia's Sofya Velikaya 15-9 to win the title.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  11. Your Wednesday Olympics Viewing Guide

    Shane Ryan

    Whoa! We've got a busy day, and there's no time for chatter. Let's jump right in. You know the drill by now. With this guide, which can be followed with one computer and one TV with cable, we're aiming to see every gold-medal event and every team-...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  12. 2012 Summer Olympics -- China's Lei Sheng takes fencing gold in m...

    Fencer Lei Sheng of China won the gold medal in men's individual foil at the Olympics, beating Alaaeldin Abouelkassem of Egypt 15-13 in Tuesday's final.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  13. The Official, Comprehensive, Kobe-Filled Olympic Glossary

    Rembert Browne

    Knowledge is power. Educate yourself. Use this Olympics glossary and impress your friends with your new-found understanding of everything. GLOSSARY OF TERMS A Adams, Guy: Los Angeles bureau chief of Great Britain's The Independent; harsh cri...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  14. 2012 London Olympics -- Fencing officials say they had no choice ...

    Olympic fencing officials said Tuesday they had no choice but to reject an appeal by South Korea following the defeat of Shin A-lam in the semifinals of the Olympic women's individual epee.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  15. espnW--A crying shame as South Korean fencer loses in controversi...

    Jim Caple

    Shin Lam thought she was advancing to the gold medal match in women's epee. But judges put one second back on the clock at the end of her semifinal, allowing her opponent to pull out the victory.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  16. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Yana Shemyakina wins controversial fencin...

    Fencer Yana Shemyakina of Ukraine beat defending champion Britta Heidemann of Germany 9-8 to win the Olympic gold medal in women's individual epee Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012