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Venezuelan lawmakers honour Olympic fencing champ


August 15th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Fencer Ruben Limardo has been honoured by Venezuela's National Assembly for the gold medal he won at the London Olympic Games.The lawmakers began the congressional session ... Read more...

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Replica of Bolivar’s sword presented to fencing champ


August 9th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez bestowed the Order of the Liberators on the country's Olympic fencing champion, Ruben Limardo, and presented him with a replica of the ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: South Korea’s Kim earns sabre gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea's Kim Ji Yeon won gold in fencing's individual sabre, beating Russia's Sofya Velikaya at the London Olympics.Kim fought to a 15-9 victory to ... Read more...

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Venezuela’s Limardo wins Olympic epee gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ruben Limardo snared Venezuela's first Olympic fencing medal Wednesday, winning the gold medal match in the men's individual epee.Limardo beat Norway's Bartosz Piasecki 15-10 in ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: Korean girl falls victim to timing error


July 31st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Korean fencer who lost a dramatic Olympic semi-final in controversial circumstances Monday likely fell victim to human error or malfunctioning timing equipment, the general ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: Epee gold for Ukraine’s Shemyakina


July 31st, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian fencer Yana Shemyakina won gold in the individual epee Monday, beating reigning Olympic champion Britta Heidemann 9-8 in the final, after a competition marked ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: Second seed Li crashes out


July 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Second seed and world champion Li Na of China was bundled out of the Olympic women's fencing competition after she lost to defending champion Britta Heidemann ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: Hungarian wins men’s sabre gold


July 30th, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Aron Szilagyi of Hungary turned out unstoppable as he stormed all the way to win the men's sabre gold at the London Olympic Games Sunday.The 22-year-old ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: Italy sweeps podium in individual foil


July 29th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy took all three medals in the women's individual foil fencing competition Saturday, with Elisa Di Francisca beating Arianna Errigo on sudden death in the ... Read more...

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Sarkozy wants French football fiasco to lead to changes


June 21st, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 21 (DPA) As French football suffers its blackest hour, President Nicolas Sarkozy is demanding that an accounting be made of the side's World Cup fiasco, an advisor to the ... Read more...

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Grandpa Donald, tutor of Olympic volunteers


July 29th, 2008 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 29 (Xinhua) Media veteran Donald James Hook, one of the 31 foreign consultants invited to Beijing's Olympic venues, spends his tiring days at the Fencing Hall tutoring volunteers how to ... Read more...

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