Cheat sheet: A form guide to Rio 2016

The following is a thorough and in-depth analysis of the Rio men’s sabre field, based on only the finest in armchair-quarterbacking, internet rumours, random encounters in nightclubs, and gossip overheard at tournaments. It has been delayed by several weeks due to the machinations of WADA, CAS, IOC and FIE, thus proving that we’re fundamentally pretty naïve … More Cheat sheet: A form guide to Rio 2016

Hero time: Our Very Serious 2015 World Cup Awards

Budapest was the final tournament in the 2015 World Cup calendar. I have delayed publication of a proper recap because watching the final again will make me cry, and because everyone in the sabre world has already heard about the grotesque farce that was the Yakimenko/Rousset semi. Instead of serious analysis, we’re going to be announcing … More Hero time: Our Very Serious 2015 World Cup Awards

A sad departure: Retirement of Won Wooyoung and Oh Eunseok from the FIE circuit

We’ve been busy with a few major projects as late, but have been prompted to break radio silence by some unexpected news from Korea. Their national qualification tournament was held over the weekend: The new 2015/2016 squad was announced shortly after the event. Gu Bongil Ha Hansol Kim Junghwan Kim Junho Oh Sanguk Song Jonghun … More A sad departure: Retirement of Won Wooyoung and Oh Eunseok from the FIE circuit