NCAA Championships 2019 Preview

NCAA Championships 2019 Preview

The 2019 NCAA Championships begins tomorrow, March 21st 2019 and ends Sunday March 24 and will be partially televised on ESPN3 this year. This article is a quick reference guide and round-up on schedules, when to watch on TV and how to participate! This year’s...
How Do Host Country Slots Work in the Olympics?

How Do Host Country Slots Work in the Olympics?

Our rankings focus on the 204 athletes (102 men and 102 women) that will qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games in Fencing, but under our qualification system there are an additional 8 Host Country Places to take the total number of fencers to 212. These places are...
Popescu, Minobe win Westend Epee Grand Prix in Budapest

Popescu, Minobe win Westend Epee Grand Prix in Budapest

Japan’s Kazuyasu Minobe and Romania’s Ana Maria Popescu have both taken gold at the Westend Budapest Epee Grand Prix in Hungary, held in Budapest’s BOK Hall from March, 8-10. Experienced Japanese epeeist Kazuyasu Minobe has won his first FIE Grand...
Pozdniakova, France take gold in Athens

Pozdniakova, France take gold in Athens

Russian world number 4, Sofia Pozdniakova has beaten a strong field at the Women’s Saber World Cup in Athens, Greece, to take gold, while France have won the teams event. Reigning world champion, Sofia Pozdniakova, the 21-year-old from Russia, has won her first...
How do you qualify for the Olympics?

How do you qualify for the Olympics?

Image Credit: Steven Moore-Vountas So the first question I was asked is a very good one. How do you qualify for the Olympics and why do you need a different ranking to the official FIE ranking? This page will are maintaining a unofficial ranking list only taking into...