Swedish Fencing Federation accuses the FIE of breaking good governance principles

Officials from the Swedish Fencing Federation have accused the FIE Executive Committee of breaching the IOC Code of Ethics and FIE Statutes after a proposal made by the organization was not included on the agenda for the upcoming FIE Congress.

Morinari Watanabe faces challenger in this week’s International Gymnastics Federation presidential election - Federation Focus

Also: Usmanov running unopposed for re-election as FIE president; World Judo Day celebrated; ISA names new head of marketing and media; World Triathlon Athlete’s Committee election deadline nears

Fencing returns to European Games programme in 2023

President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee Krisztian Kulcsar believes in AIBA reforms success

Boxing President Says Reforms in Six Months - Federation Focus

Also: Non-Olympic IFs lead the way on social media; badminton added to 2023 European Games

ITU Cancels World Cup Events -- Federation Focus

Also: New CEO for World Squash Federation; Rugby Sevens in Dubai; Bach at FIE Congress; World Athletics Fan Photo of Year

Wheelchair fencing to return to its roots for 2020 European Championships in Great Britain

2018 International Fencing Federation Annual Congress in Paris

Beijing Olympics Spectator George H.W. Bush, 94 - Updated

(ATR) Pres. George H. W. Bush, #41, attended Beijing Olympics with his son, #43

Monday Memo: Russia Olympics Election, South American Games

(ATR) This week: New Russian Olympic Committee prez…2026 World Cup report delay...South  American elite compete. 

Boxing Ready to Expel Rio Referees -- Federation Focus

(ATR) Also: FIFA website struggles with World Cup ticket sales; Fencing grand prix in USA; Croatia newest floorball member

Fencing President Calls for Russian Flag in PyeongChang

(ATR) FIE President wrote a letter to Thomas Bach saying the EB decision discriminates against Russian athletes.

Letter from FIE President Alisher Usmanov to IOC President Thomas Bach

I am writing this letter not only as the President of the International Fencing Federation, but primarily as a citizen of Russia, and someone for whom serving Olympic ideals has become one of the most important purposes of life.

PRESS RELEASE: WOA Patron HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco joins OLY ranks

Athletes gather for Paris 2024

Olympian Pal Schmitt on EB Candidacy

(ATR) The Hungarian IOC member says experience is a key to his interest in a seat on the Executive Board.

Grand Palais Prepares for Tour de France Debut

(ATR) Cyclists will ride through the iconic fencing and judo venue for Paris 2024 on final leg of the Tour de France.

Poland Welcomes World Games -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: FINA Championships in Hungary; Para Athletics in London; World Fencing Champs in Germany; Gyor hosts EYOF.

Fencing Receives Two Additional Team Events at the Olympic Games

Olympic Champion Named French Minister of Sport

(ATR) Laura Flessel-Colovic is also a member of the Paris 2024 Athletes’ Committee.

Paris 2024 Congratulates Laura Flessel-Colovic on Her Appointment as Minister of Sport for France

Laura Flessel-Colovic, double Olympic fencing champion (épée) and five-time Olympic medallist, has been appointed the new French Minister of Sport. 

St. Louis to Host 2018 USA Fencing National Championships

The 2018 National Championships and July Challenge will be held from June 28 - July 7 in St. Louis, Mo.

FENCING: Mariel Zagunis Claims Bronze in Post-Olympic Return, Team USA Wins Gold

It has been more than seven months since the world has seen two-time Olympic Champion Mariel Zagunis in competition.

Lee Kiefer and Alex Massialas Defeat Olympic Champions for Gold and Silver in Long Beach

Sports Disappointed Over Funding Decision for Tokyo 2020

(ATR) UK Sport has rejected the appeals of seven sports against funding cuts for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

Second Try for Budapest Referendum Fails

(ATR) Also: Budapest awarded two World Championships in 2019.

No Dramas at Federation Elections

(ATR) Canoeing, fencing and modern pentathlon vote for president.

Alisher Usmanov elected to third term as President of the International Fencing Federation

Rio Olympians Elect Four New Members to IOC Athletes Commission

Britta Heidemann, Seug-min Ryu, Daniel Gyurta and Yelena Isinbayeva have been elected to the IOC’s Athletes’ Commission. 

From China To Rio: A Millennial's View of the Games

Emma Li, a 17-year-old student from Shanghai, China, makes new friends watching her favorite sport in her latest blog for ATR.