Fencers seek Olympic spots

More Sports Jun 12, 2019

Fencers seek Olympic spots

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Japan's national team fencers are fired up for the upcoming Asian Championships as they seek to earn spots in the team competitions at next year's Tokyo Olympics. "Team competitions are more important at the Olympics," Japan Fencing Federation managing director Nobusuke Miyawaki said on Wednesday ...

Kazuyasu Minobe defeats Bogdan Nikishin in epee final

More Sports Jan 27, 2018

Kazuyasu Minobe defeats Bogdan Nikishin in epee final

Kazuyasu Minobe won his second career World Cup event on Friday in Germany when he beat Ukraine's Bogdan Nikishin in the epee final. Minobe, ranked 12th in the world, took the Heidenheimer Pokal title by beating world No. 3 Nikishin 15-13 in the final. He defeated ...