Six-time Olympic fencing champion Valentina Vezzali has announced she is running on Italian Premier Mario Monti's ticket in the national elections next month.
While insisting she will continue competing through to the 2016 Rio Olympics, Vezzali says she's joining Monti's team as a candidate for parliament because she ''really believes he can do something to improve...
Top-seeded German fencer Nicolas Limbach has been eliminated from the men's saber competition at the London Games.
Limbach was ousted 15-12 in a tense quarterfinal by Nikolay Kovalev of Russia, leaving the individual semifinals without any of the top four seeds.
Limbach says it's a huge disappointment.
Earlier Sunday, world and former Olympic champion Aldo Montano lost...
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July 29, 2012
Lee Kiefer knows her Olympic medal is coming. She just might have to wait a few more days, or even until 2016.
She's fine with either scenario.
The 18-year-old soon-to-be-freshman at Notre Dame was ousted in the quarterfinals of the women's foil event on Saturday, the first full day of competition at the London Games. She lost to Italy's Arianna Errigo 15-10, shortly...