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13 Jul 2020

The FIE, fencing's governing body, has unveiled a Covid-19 support plan to the tune of SFr1 million ($1.06 million) to aid members, event organisers, athletes and referees through the health crisis.

The funding, initiated by FIE president Alisher Usmanov, will supplement the FIE annual aid programmes.   

The support plans comprises:

Sport
03 Dec 2019

Egypt will host the World Fencing Championships in 2021, the FIE, the sport's international governing body, has announced.

The north African country was unopposed in the bidding, picking up 126 of the 133 votes on offer at the FIE Congress in Lausanne.

There were four votes against and three abstentions.