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Marion Ecob-Prince obituary
Other lives: Research scientist who developed tissue culture techniques to study nerve-muscle connections

Tony Prince

01, Mar, 2024 @5:16 PM

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Ukrainian fencer Olha Kharlan: ‘With that black card they destroyed me, my country, everything’
After she was disqualified from the fencing world championships for not shaking Russian rival’s hand, Olha Kharlan plight has become a touchstone for a war-torn nation

Nick Ames

17, Sep, 2023 @7:00 AM

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IOC issues invitation to Ukrainian fencer disqualified for anti-Russia protest
Olha Kharlan gets ‘unique exception’ in Olympic qualifying procedures after she refused to shake Russian opponent’s hand

Julian Borger in Washington

28, Jul, 2023 @9:20 PM

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Ukraine calls for disqualified fencer to be reinstated after anti-Russia protest
Olha Kharlan, competing at the world championships in Milan, refused to shake Russian rival’s hand after beating her

Julian Borger in Washington

27, Jul, 2023 @4:40 PM

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Brian Howes obituary
Other lives: Foreign language teacher who became a chief education inspector and a champion fencer

Mimi Howes

05, Jun, 2023 @4:08 PM

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En garde! Fencing helps young Senegalese play by the rules
Teaching young offenders and others the sport has been so successful at instilling self-discipline and respect that the scheme is expanding

Sam Bradpiece in Thiès

20, Apr, 2023 @5:30 AM

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‘It’s been in my mum’s attic’: iconic GB London 2012 kit set for charity auction
The fencer Laurence Halsted has decided to sell his Team GB jacket, T-shirt, shorts and shoes from the ceremony to raise money for a charity that helps young athletes

Sean Ingle

25, Nov, 2022 @2:24 PM

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Rhik Samadder tries … fencing: ‘Now I’m ready for the zombie apocalypse’
I get to wear a natty white jacket, insectoid mask and hold an épée like a pistol – my inner child could not be happier. En garde!

Rhik Samadder

13, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Athena review – teenage duellists take a hesitant stab at friendship
Two vividly portrayed fencers shuffle towards a climactic battle in this smart, galvanising coming-of-age drama

Kate Wyver

08, Oct, 2021 @10:37 AM

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The Olympics proved the IOC will do anything to save face. But we still love the Games | Race Imboden
The Olympic experience in Tokyo was hard on us athletes, run by an organization that cares little for us as individuals. But we still dream

Race Imboden

12, Aug, 2021 @3:35 PM

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From Suni Lee to archery blues: Team USA’s Olympic highs and lows so far
The US had its ups and downs in the pool, logged a first in fencing but disappointed in soccer and rugby sevens

Tom Dart in Tokyo

03, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Covid isolation, medals and strife: how US fencing became a nexus of controversy
USA’s fencers have found themselves in the news over protests, Covid isolation and reports of an unwanted teammate. They still performed on the piste

Tom Dart at Makuhari Messe Hall

01, Aug, 2021 @3:16 PM

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