19.May.2018 JULIANA SEOW JOINS FIE SEMI COMMISSION Fencing Singapore president Juliana Seow has been invited by the FIE to be a member of the FIE SEMI Commission. This follows the resignation of Yuan Xianggang from the Commission in view of his departure from the Chinese Fencing Association.
15.May.2018 DAYRIT DESIGNATED CHAIRMAN OF SEAGF FCA President CELSO DAYRIT has been designated as Chairman of the SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES FEDERATION Executive Committee for the term 2018 to 2019. The SEA Games Federation is composed of the 11 countries in Southeast Asia. These are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam.
29.Mar.2018 ANOTHER ASIAN ADDED TO FIE COMMISSION Dr. Fazlollah Bagherzadeh from Iran was recently included by the FIE as member of the FIE Promotion and Publicity Commission. He is the 24th Asian official serving the FIE for the quadrennial term until 2020, the most number of Asians ever accepted to be in the FIE structure.
13.Mar.2018 INIMITABLE ACHIVEMENTS FOR IRAN SABRE TEAM In the International 2018 Warsaw Sabre World Cup, Iran unbelievably clinched its first team silver medal. This new sabre Asian superpower displayed an unimaginable show by overcoming Ukraine 45-43, Italy 45-40, and Hungary 45-37. But in hard fought final match was dispatched by Korea, the other Asian sabre powers 31-45 and was placed second in this international sabre showpiece in Europe.
01.Mar.2018 SCHEDULE OF ASIAN CADET CIRCUIT FOR FCA SEASON 2018-2019 The Asian Cadet Circuit schedule for FCA season 2018-2019 is hereby released, notwithstanding the inclusion of additional schedules after we receive confirmation from other interested host federations. In the meantime, the following are already confirmed:
01.Mar.2018 FIE REFEREES EXAM IN DUBAI A total of 47 candidate referees from 11 countries attended the FIE Referees exam held in Dubai UAE from February 21 to 25, 2018. 31 candidates participated in the event of which 13 took the Foil exam, 11 for Epee, and 8 took the Saber exam in order to attain the B license.
24.Feb.2018 2018 AJCFC GETS UNDERWAY The 2018 Asian Juniors and Cadets Fencing Championships gets underway in Dubai at the United Arab Emirates. More than 700 fencers representing 30 federations from Asia and Oceania participated in one of the largest youth fencing competition ever held in the continent.
27.Jan.2018 SOUTH KOREA CLINCH TEAM TITLE AT FIE MEN'S EPEE WORLD CUP South Korea claimed the team title as the International Fencing Federation Men's Epee World Cup came to a close in Heidenheim in Germany. The South Korean side overcame France 45-41 in a hard-fought final to finish at the summit of the podium in the German town.
26.Jan.2018 JAPAN'S MINOBE WINS HEIDENHEIM FIE WORLD CUP THE HARD WAY Japan's Kazuyasu Minobe earned his first victory of the season at the International Fencing Federation (FIE) Men's Epee World Cup at Heidenheim in Germany, after defeating the world number two, France's Yannick Borel, and then the Olympic champion, Park Sang-young of South Korea.
17.Jan.2018 NEPAL'S 3RD NATONAL FENCING CHAMPIONSHIPS The Nepal Fencing Association has successfully organized the 3rd National Fencing Championship in Kathmandu, Nepal on January 4-6, 2018. The Championship is also one of the selection procedure for the 18th Asian Games, 2018 and 13th South Asian Games, 2019.
2.Jan.2018 5TH PRESIDENT CUP FENCING CHAMPIONSHIPS BANGLADESH The 5th President Cup Fencing Championship-2017 was held successfully in Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium, Mirpur-10, Dhaka, Bangladesh between 26 Dec to 30 Dec 2017. Referee's Mr. Abhishek Karki from Nepal and Mr. Sadesh Chandana from Srilanka graced the tournament as neutral referees in the championship.
26.Nov.2017 AFGHANISTAN AND IRAN JOINS CENTRAL ASIA Following the recent decision of the Olympic Council of Asia, Afghanistan and Iran are now part of the Central Asian region. They join the region composed of the five former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
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.
07.Sept.2017 INSCRIPTION OF ENTRIES TO BE DONE ONLINE Following the successful experience with the Asian Cadet Circuit, the FCA Executive Board in its meeting in Bangkok on September 7, 2017 has decided to implement online inscription for participation to FCA competitions. This means that entries of fencers to participate in competitions will now be done thru the FCA website. Such competitions include the Asian Juniors and Cadet Fencing Championships (AJCFC) - cadets only, the Asian Under 23 Fencing Championships (AU23), and the Asian Veterans Fencing Championships (AVFC).
07.Sept.2017 REVISED GUIDELINES FOR ASIAN CADET CIRCUITS APPROVED The revised guidelines for the implementation of the Asian Cadet Circuit were approved by the FCA Executive Board in its meeting in Bangkok on September 7, 2017. To take effect immediately are the following changes in the guidelines:
07.Sept.2017 4th ASIAN C REFEREES SEMINAR AND EXAM IN DUBAI In order to accommodate more interested referees to acquire the necessary license to officiate in competitions, the FCA Executive Board decided to schedule another seminar and exam for referees before the end of the current year. To be held in Dubai UAE, this fourth such seminar/exam in Asia will be scheduled for December 14 to 17, 2017.
08.Sept.2017 FCA EXECUTIVE BOARD and GENERAL ASSEMBLY The 37th meeting of the FCA Executive Board and the FCA General Assembly were held in Bangkok Thailand on September 7 and 8, 2017 respectively. FCA President Celso Dayrit presided over the meeting which was also attended by Oceania Fencing Confederation president Helen Smith and FIE Vice President Wang Wei, who represented FIE president Alisher Usmanov.
08.Sept.2017 HOSTS OF FCA COMPETITIONS IN 2019 AND 2020 During the FCA General Assembly held in Bangkok Thailand on September 8, 2017, the host countries for the FCA competitions to be done in 2019 and 2020 were decided. These are the following
22.Aug.2017 FCA BOARD ACCEPTS NEW MEMBERS In a decision arrived at by the FCA Executive Board, three new members were accepted into the governing body of the Fencing Confederation of Asia.
Mr. KIM HI YONG of Korea was admitted back as FCA Vice President in lieu of Saleh Al-Heimeidi (QAT) who begged off following his resignation from the Qatar Fencing Federation. Mr. KIM served as FCA VP from 2013 to 2016 by virtue of Korea being the host of the 2014 Asian Games.
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.