— 25 November 2022

Vadym Guttzait keeps up the pressure

Vadym Guttzait is not letting up. The Ukrainian Minister of Sport (photo above), who is also President of the Fencing Federation and, since last week, of the National Olympic... Read more »

— 14 November 2022

Vadym Guttsait renews his appeal

Vadym Guttsait insists. The President of the Ukrainian Fencing Federation and Minister of Sport (photo above) has written once again to the national federations that are members of the... Read more »

— 24 October 2022

Francophones make up the numbers

The Alliance Francophone d’Escrime (AFE) is gaining momentum. Only seven months after its creation, it has just integrated eight new member countries, on the occasion of its recent general... Read more »

— 3 October 2022

An Italian takes over the Presidency

European fencing goes under the Italian flag. At an extraordinary congress in Vienna, the European Fencing Confederation (EFC) appointed Giorgio Scarso (photo above) to take the presidential chair. Honorary... Read more »

— 26 September 2022

Vadym Guttsait increases the pressure

Vadym Guttsait writes again. The Ukrainian Minister of Sport (pictured above, centre, between Thomas Bach and Sergey Bubka), who is also President of the National Fencing Federation, wrote a... Read more »

— 15 September 2022

Three candidates to lead Europe

Three for one. The Icelandic Nikolay Mateev, the Italian Giorgio Scarso and the Luxembourger Pascal Tesch will compete for the presidency of the European Fencing Confederation (ECF) on 1... Read more »

— 1 June 2022

Stanislav Pozdnyakov pushed out

The housekeeping continues in fencing. After Alisher Usmanov, who was forced to relinquish the presidency of the International Fencing Federation (FIE) for a time because of the sanctions imposed... Read more »

— 2 March 2022

Usmanov takes a step backwards

Inevitable. Alisher Usmanov, the wealthy Russian president of the International Fencing Federation (FIE), has announced his decision to step down from the body. He explained this in a brief... Read more »

— 29 November 2021

Usmanov re-elected by acclamation

A plebiscite. Without the slightest surprise, Alisher Usmanov was re-elected for a new mandate, the fourth consecutive one, as president of the International Fencing Federation (FIE). The Russian billionaire... Read more »