16.Oct.2018 MANILA HOSTS SUCCESSFUL U23 With 17 countries participating, the Asian U-23 Fencing Championships in Manila was a big success. The Philippine Fencing Association was only able to set-up nine (9) pistes but all colored pistes and podium had video refereeing equipment which was a big help in the officiating of bouts.
15.Oct.2018 YUKA UENO RECORDS GRAND SLAM WINS Japanese Foilist YUKA UENO has set a record of sorts by winning the gold medals in all three youth competitions organised by the International Fencing Federation this year. The second year High School, 16 year old YUKA copped the championships in the Individual girl's Foil event of the just concluded World Youth Olympic Games recently held in Buenos Aires in Argentina. She finished as the top medal winner for Asia in this competition, though other Asian fencers won silver and bronze medals too.
15.Oct.2018 ASIA HOLDS ALL WOMEN C-LICENSE REFEREE EXAM An All Women C-License Referee Seminar and Examination was conducted recently in Manila from October 13-17, 2018 to coincide with the Asian U-23 Fencing Championships. This was made possible through the efforts of the FIE Women and Fencing Council in cooperation with the Fencing Confederation of Asia to make sure that more women referees were developed in fencing. The seminar and exam were conducted by no less than two members of the FIE Referee Commission, Ms. Ianka Dakova and Mr. Kim Chang Gon.
14.Oct.2018 JAPAN LEADS ASIA IN WORLD VETERANS After six days of competition in the World Veterans Fencing Championships held in Livorno Italy from October 9 to 14, Japanese fencers gave Asia a reason to celebrate as they gathered a total of one gold medal, one silver and three bronzes
13.Sept.2018 ASIAN GAMES FENCING COMPETITION A SUCCESS Now that the dust has settled and the Asian Games is behind us, it can be said that the fencing competition at the 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta was a success.
31.Jul.2018 CHINA HOSTS BIGGEST ACC EVENT As predicted, China's debut in the Asian Cadet Circuit was the biggest to date. Four hundred fencers from fourteen (14) countries trooped to the Wuxi Taihu International Expo Centre to compete in the two-day event. The Organizers laid out a total of 32 pistes to accommodate all six (6) individual events.
22.Jul.2018 ITALY'S NAVARRIA, KOREA'S KIM WIN GOLD IN EPEE AND SABER AT WUXI FENCING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS WUXI, China, July 22, 2018-On the first day of finals competition at the 2018 Wuxi Fencing World Championships, Italy's Mara Navarria took gold in women's individual epee and Korea's Junghwan Kim won men's individual sabre. These were the first two of 12 individual and team competitions taking place at the expansive Wuxi Sports Center Gym, featuring a spectacular arena with an illuminated digital video floor and wall and extensive lighting display. Three days of individual preliminary competition have already taken place, and the official opening ceremony was held this evening before the semi-finals. Numerous Wuxi city and Jiangsu provincial officials were on-hand to open the finals, along with VIPs and former fencing champions from the International Fencing Federation. This is the first complete fencing world championship ever held in China.
19.Jul.2018 WUXI CHINA CADET CIRCUIT BIGGEST EVER The competitions of the Asian Cadet Circuit in Wuxi China held on July 19 and 20 2018 are the biggest ever. With slightly over 400 fencers from 14 countries participating, the ACC in Wuxi features all the six events in the two competition days. This is the first time that China has hosted competitions in the cadet circuit programme which started only in 2017.
19.Jul.2018 WOMEN'S REFEREEES SEMINAR AND EXAM From the initiatives of the FIE Women and Fencing Council, the International Fencing Federation (FIE) and the Fencing Confederation of Asia (FCA) agreed to jointly sponsor and organize a Women's Referees seminar and C License exam this year. This project aimed at encouraging participation and increase the number of qualified women referees in the Asian and Oceania continents, will be held in Pasig City Philippines on October 13 to 17, 2018 in conjunction with this year’s Asian Under 23 Fencing Championships which will take place on October 16 to 21.
21.Jun.2018 CHINA AND KOREA WIN TEAM MEN'S EPEE AND WOMEN'S FOIL AT BANGKOK ASIA-OCEANIA FENCING CHAMPIONSHIPS BANGKOK, Thailand - June 21, 2018 - The Chinese men's epee and Korean women's foil teams earned gold medals at the Bangkok Asia-Oceania Zonal Fencing Championships. This was the fifth day of competition, with a total of six days of fencing featuring 12 individual and team events scheduled on the Rangsit Campus of Bangkok's Thammasat University. Thirty-five teams competed in the day's events.
05.Sept.2018 2018 ASIAN VETERANS IN WAKAYAMA, JAPAN Wakayama, Japan - 5th Sept., 2018. Three Hundred and Seventy veteran fencers from 12 Countries stirred up a storm at the 4th Asian Veteran Fencing Championships (AVFC) in Wakayama Japan, the largest field so far in the short history of AVFC. Fencers competed in 4 age categories, 40-49 (for ladies 35-49), 50-59, 60-69 and over 70. All weapon groups in individual and team events were participated this year and with notable increase in participation in the higher age groups.
23.Jun.2018 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIP BIGGEST EVER As expected, the Amateur Fencing Association of Thailand organized a successful 2018 Asian Fencing Championships (AFC). It was held at the Thamasssat University in Bangkok from June 17 to 22, 2018. The main hall housed the four colored pistes and the final podium while 16 pistes were laid out in the adjacent hall. Entries were at a record high of 417 participants from 32 countries including Australia and New Zealand.
16.Jun.2018 2019 FCA MEETINGS GO TO JORDAN During the meeting of the FCA Executive Board held in Bangkok Thailand on June 16 2018, it was decided that the 2019 FCA Executive Board meeting and the 2019 FCA General Assembly will be held in Amman Jordan in conjunction with the 2019 Asian Juniors and Cadets Fencing Championships.
16.Jun.2018 WANG HAIBIN JOINS FCA BOARD Chinese Fencing Federation president Wang Haibin was accepted into the FCA Executive Board as the new Director for East Asian region. His term is until the end of 2020 thus serving the unexpired term of Wang Wei who has recently retired from the CFF.
05.Oct.2018 OLYMPISM IN ACTION FORUM IN BUENOS AIRES BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Oct. 5-6 2018 - The "Olympism in Action" Forum takes place in Buenos Aires on October 5-6 prior to the opening of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, providing a broad array of sport-related discussions and presentations and including a diverse group of Olympic athletes and champions, refugee Olympic team members, sport federation leaders, Olympic city mayors, UN leaders, Olympic partners, local and international officials and dignitaries, academics, "Young Change-Makers" and journalists. Notably, Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina and Thomas Bach, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President and fencing Olympic gold medallist, will lead the opening session in conversation with Argentina's Jennifer Dahlgren, a hammer-throw Olympian.
11.Sept.2018 HAPPY WORLD FENCING DAY! LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sept. 8 2018 - The second-annual World Fencing Day, Sept. 8 2018, took place worldwide bringing the fun, thrill, and experience of the sport of fencing to people of all ages, skills and athletic abilities. With International Fencing Federation (FIE) member organizations alongside athletes and coaches, fencing is actively reaching communities and individuals everywhere.
25.Nov.2017 INTERNATIONAL FENCING HOSTS 96TH ANNUAL CONGRESS IN DUBAI DUBAI, UAE, Nov. 25, 2017 - The annual congress of the International Fencing Federation (FIE) took place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with delegates from 129 national fencing federations discussing the results of the previous year and the future of fencing.
11.Sept.2017 WORLD FENCING DAY CELEBRATES FENCING, SOLIDARITY FOR ALL LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 11, 2017 - Around the globe, it was a day to celebrate the sport of fencing. World Fencing Day, on Saturday, September 9, featured a theme of Solidarity and brought Olympians together with those holding a sword for the first time, fencing clubs took to the streets to demonstrate dueling for wide-eyed children, and aspiring young fencers shared hopes and dreams with masters of the piste. The Solidarity theme gives a common purpose to everyone celebrating fencing, and strives to make it available to anyone, anywhere.
10.Aug.2017 WORLD FENCING DAY World Fencing Day, September 9, 2017, is approaching quickly, and the FIE would like to ensure all of its member federations and confederations around the globe are excited about the day and ready to participate fully in the event.
10.Jun.2017 FENCING RECEIVES TWO ADDITIONAL TEAM EVENTS AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 9, 2017 - The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today granted the request of the International Fencing Federation (FIE) for two additional team events at the Olympic Games. Therefore, at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, fencing competition will comprise six individual and six team events.