PHOENIX (AP) — The Tonto National Forest has received funding to pay for replacing dozens of miles of fencing damaged or destroyed in grazing areas by a massive wildfire in east-central Arizona last summer.
TOKYO (AP) — Australian cyclist Paige Greco earned the first gold medal of the Tokyo Paralympics, winning the 3,000-meter pursuit on Wednesday on the track at the velodrome.
It was the first of 24 gold medals up for grabs on Wednesday as the Paralympics got underway in the middle of a pandemic that has seen new cases in Tokyo soar since the Olympics opened just over a month ago.
CHIBA, Japan (AP) — The Russian Olympic Committee won the women’s team saber fencing Saturday by beating France 45-41 in the final for its third fencing gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics.
The Russian athletes trailed 20-14 after four of the nine bouts in the final before Olga Nikitina turned it around by winning the fifth bout 11-3 over Charlotte Lembach.
CHIBA, Japan (AP) — An especially grueling training schedule paid off as South Korea beat Italy 45-26 to win the men’s team saber fencing final on Wednesday.
It’s the South Koreans’ first gold of the Tokyo Olympics in a sport other than archery.
CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Estonia earned a rare Olympic gold medal after a tense finish in the women’s team épée fencing final against South Korea on Tuesday.
The score was tied 26-26 heading into the final bout between 13th-ranked Katrina Lehis and second-ranked Choi In-jeong.
CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Mariel Zagunis, the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in fencing, was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the saber event on Monday at the Tokyo Games.
The 2004 and 2008 champion is competing at her fifth Olympics.
CHIBA, Japan (AP) — For Argentine fencer Maria Belen Perez Maurice, the sting of an Olympic defeat was quickly parried by a stroke of love.
Perez Maurice had just been beaten in the women's saber when her long-time coach and partner Lucas Guillermo Saucedo turned the loss into a surprise marriage proposal.
TOKYO (AP) — Lee Kiefer won the third gold medal for the United States at the Tokyo Olympics and the third fencing gold in the country's history by beating defending champion Inna Deriglazova of Russia 15-13 in the women’s foil final.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Russia's Yana Egorian won the women's sabre, denying longtime rivals Sofya Velikaya and Olha Kharlan an individual Olympic gold medal to add to their numerous world titles. Ibtihaj Muhammad became the first U.S.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian fencer Aida Mohamed is about to join a very small group of women by competing in her seventh Olympics.
The 45-year-old Mohamed, born in Budapest to a Syrian father and Hungarian mother, has qualified to compete in foil at the Tokyo Olympics.
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Legislature is considering allocating about $1 million toward permanent fencing around most of the state Capitol building in downtown Denver in response to vandalism during protests last year, a newspaper reported...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid strong bipartisan pushback, security officials say they will soon scale back fencing that has circled the U.S. Capitol and cut off the entire area to pedestrian and vehicular traffic since a mob attacked the building on Jan.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Crews have set up fencing around a federal courthouse in downtown Portland on Sunday just days after removing the barriers following multiple protests and vandalism on and around the building, authorities said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a possible threat against the Capitol (all times local):...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Capitol Police officials told congressional leaders the razor-wire topped fencing around the Capitol should remain in place for several more months as law enforcement continues to track threats against lawmakers, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Thursday...
BOSTON (AP) — The former fencing coach at Harvard and a wealthy Maryland businessman were arrested Monday on accusations that the coach took $1.5 million in bribes in exchange for helping the businessman get his two sons into the Ivy League school as recruited fencers.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic qualifying in fencing was suspended indefinitely when the governing body canceled all international tournaments on Thursday for five weeks because of the coronavirus outbreak and the American ban on travelers from Europe...
BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.
It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has borrowed from a galaxy far, far away and officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport, granting the iconic weapon from George Lucas' saga the same status as the foil, epee and sabre, the traditional blades used at the Olympics...
Shaun Kim is a fencer on the fast track to success.
A 10-year-old Greenwich resident, Kim claimed the bronze medal in the Youth-10 Boys Saber event at USA Fencing’s North America Cup in Baltimore, Md., in late March.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Concrete barriers and chain-link fencing are going up around the site of the Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, where a contingent of local, state and national agencies is working to ensure that the game and dozens of related events are safe.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge...
LA PLUME TWP. — Swords clashed at Keystone College as students lunged toward one another.
Well, not quite swords. Foils, to be exact.
Inside the Hibbard Campus Center on Monday, about 10 students faced off during the school’s fencing club practice.
Cameron Evans, who is entering his freshman year at Brunswick School, made his mark at the 2017 Cadet and Junior British Fencing Championships in Nottingham, England, last month.
Evans, a 15-year-old Greenwich resident, made his international fencing debut in the Cadet foil division, where he earned the bronze medal.
Representing Stamford Fencing Center, John Lin of Brunswick School and Eastern Middle School student Nicky Wind excelled at the 2017 National Fencing Championships in Salt Lake City recently.
Lin won the Y12 Men’s sabre championship, which included 172 of the top fencers in the country.
Inside Senegal’s state penitentiary, jailed minors form an orderly queue. They are being driven away from the prison in Thiès to enter a studio and fight.
Senegal is experimenting with a new form of restorative justice where these child prisoners — whose offenses range from violence to theft — are being taught to fence in twice-weekly classes that take place outside of prison walls.
Kelley and Courtney Hurley of San Antonio, bronze medalists at the 2012 London Olympics, have decided to pursue a third trip to the Olympic Games as sisters.
Kelley, 29, had contemplated retirement, but decided to return to training in hopes of earning a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The state Department of Natural Resources is putting up fence in parts of the Teanaway Community Forest to help protect sensitive riparian areas along rivers and streams.
The riparian areas are critical habitat for endangered steelhead populations, said Eric Winford, Teanaway Community Forest Coordinator with DNR.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Day 3 of the Rio Games features medal action in gymnastics, swimming, fencing, women's rugby, judo and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local):
Michael Phelps swims in preliminaries of the men's 200 meter butterfly at 1:44 p.m.