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Seven sports fail in funding cut appeals
Badminton is among seven sports to fail in their appeal against funding cuts from UK Sport for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.
Feb 20, 15:58
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Russia's fencing team cleared to take part in Rio Olympics amid doping scandal
Russia's fencing team are reportedly cleared to compete at the Rio Olympics amid allegations of widespread doping.
Jul 27, 10:58
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Italy fencer: 'Team foil loss to Great Britain disappointing'
Fencer Alessio Foconi says that Italy are disappointed with their men's team foil final loss to Great Britain at the European Games.
Jun 28, 07:57
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Richard Kruse: 'European Games gold perfect training for World Championships'
Great Britain fencer Richard Kruse believes that the men's team foil gold at the European Games was perfect training for the World Championships next month.
Jun 28, 07:34
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Russian Federation epee team boss upset by bronze-medal performance
Maria Mazina admits to being "very sad" about Russian Federation's performance in the epee event at Baku 2015.
Jun 26, 14:23
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Twins Sevil, Sevinc Bunyatova could face each other in fencing final
Twin sisters Sevil and Sevinc Bunyatova could end up facing each other in the women's individual sabre final at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 25, 13:22
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Team GB's Richard Kruse expected to "fence badly"
Team GB fencer Richard Kruse admits that he was using the European Games for training and expected to "fence badly" in Baku.
Jun 25, 10:37
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Fencing's 'old man' Ivan Trevejo aims for Rio Olympics after Baku gold
French fencer Ivan Trevejo will set his sights on the Rio Olympics after success at the European Games.
Jun 25, 08:55
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Russian Federation's Yana Alborova: 'I made tactical mistakes in final loss'
Russian Federation's Yana Alborova admits that she made too many mistakes to claim victory in the final of the women's individual foil at the European Games.
Jun 24, 18:58
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Italy's Alice Volpi relieved to clinch gold medal at European Games
Italy's Alice Volpi admits that she was delighted to end her years of toil by winning the gold medal in the women's individual foil at the European Games.
Jun 24, 18:42
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France's Ivan Trevejo: 'Experience was key to victory at European Games'
France's Ivan Trevejo believes that his experience was crucial to secure his win over Sergey Khodos in the final of the men's individual epee at the European Games.
Jun 24, 18:23
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Romania's Tiberiu Dolniceanu: 'Heat played a part in final defeat'
Romania's Tiberiu Dolniceanu admits that the heat in the Crystal Hall in Baku played a part in his defeat in the final of the men's individual sabre at the European Games.
Jun 23, 18:21
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Ukraine's Andriy Yagodka overwhelmed by gold medal triumph at European Games
Ukraine's Andriy Yagodka reveals that he did not expect to claim the gold medal in the men's individual sabre at the European Games.
Jun 23, 18:05
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Romania's Ana Maria Branza elated with "historic" victory at European Games
Romania's Ana Maria Branza calls her gold medal win at the European Games in the individual epee "historic" as she clinches victory over Yana Zvereva.
Jun 23, 17:15
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
UK Sport rejects basketball funding appeal
British Basketball loses its appeal to have UK Sport's lottery funding reinstated.
Mar 19, 13:38
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
UK Sport withdraws funding from seven sports
UK Sport cuts the funding for seven sports, including basketball, beach volleyball and boxing.
Feb 4, 15:06
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UK Sport confirms investment in basketball, disabled fencing, women's beach volleyball
UK Sport confirms that basketball, women's volleyball and disabled fencing will get revised investments for 2014-17 if they fulfil performance goals this year.
Mar 22, 17:09
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Korean fencer loses to China in bronze medal match
A brave effort from Korean fencer Lam Shin ends in defeat as China takes bronze in the women's individual epee.
Jul 30, 20:38
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South Korean finally has fencing defeat confirmed after lengthy delay
South Korean fencer Lam Shin has her defeat confirmed in the women's fencing semi-final following an extraordinary delay due to a formal appeal.
Jul 30, 20:06
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Defeated Korean fencer refuses to leave arena
There is drama in the women's fencing competition as the South Koreans refuse to accept the referee's decision in the semi-finals.
Jul 30, 19:32
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Italy women claim fencing clean sweep
Elisa Di Francisca, Arianna Errigo and Valentina Vezzali take gold, silver and bronze respectively in the women's fencing individual foil.
Jul 28, 20:18


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