Saber fencer Lokhanov, who moved to the USA, is excluded from the list of candidates for the Russian national team

© / Grigory SysoevKonstantin Lokhanov MOSCOW, 20 Sep – Saber fencer Konstantin Lokhanov, who moved to the United States, was excluded from the list of candidates for the Russian fencing team, according to a document published on the website of the Ministry of Sports. Earlier it became known that the Olympic champion in saber fencing … Read more

Olympic champion Sofia Pozdnyakova divorces her husband because of his escape to the United States

© / Ramil Sitdikov / Go to media bankSofia Pozdnyakova MOSCOW, 5 Sep – Olympic saber fencing champion Sofia Lokhanova is divorcing her husband Konstantin after he moved to the United States, Match TV reports. Sofia (before marriage – Pozdnyakova) in 2020 married fencer Konstantin Lokhanov and changed her last name. Sofia’s father, President of … Read more

Saber fencers of the Moscow Region team with Yegoryan in the squad became fourth at the Spartakiad

© / Grigory Sysoev / Go to photo bankRussian fencer Yana Egoryan MOSCOW, 23 Aug – The first team of the Moscow Region, which included two-time Olympic champion Yana Egoryan, took fourth place in the team saber fencing tournament at the All-Russian Summer Sports Games. In the match for third place, the first team of … Read more

Inside The Games: Usmanov’s press service said they were not involved in Bach’s letter

© / Grigory Sysoev / Go to photo bankFencing. World Championship. Fourth day MOSCOW, 23 Jul – The press service of the Russian businessman and former president of the International Fencing Federation (FIE) Alisher Usmanov declared that he was not involved in the letter addressed to the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas … Read more

Inside The Games: Russian Fencing Federation Asks IOC to Help Lift Usmanov Sanctions

© / Grigory Sysoev / Go to photo bankFencing. World Championship. Fourth day MOSCOW, 22 Jul – The Russian Fencing Federation (FFR) has sent a letter to the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach with a request to help lift sanctions against Alisher Usmanov and facilitate his return to the position of … Read more