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Athlete: Egyptian Olympians given fake Nike gearupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 15:22:00

Members of Egypt's Olympic team were given fake Nike gear to wear during training in London, athletes and a distributor said.

Hungary's president quits over alleged plagiarismupdated: Mon Apr 02 2012 10:29:00

Hungarian President Pal Schmitt resigned Monday, days after vowing he would not quit over allegations that he plagiarized parts of his doctoral dissertation.

Hungarian president caught plagiarizingupdated: Mon Apr 02 2012 10:29:00

Hungarian President Pal Schmitt is embroiled in a plagiarism scandal. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports.

Hungarian president says he won't resign after plagiarism accusationupdated: Fri Mar 30 2012 20:00:00

Protesters in Hungary are calling for the resignation of President Pal Schmitt after a university he attended said that he plagiarized parts of his doctoral dissertation.

'Star Wars' sword master dead at 89updated: Wed Jan 04 2012 09:28:00

Former Olympic fencer Bob Anderson, the man who wielded Darth Vader's light saber, died Sunday at 89, according to the British Academy of Fencing.

'Star Wars' sword master dies at 89updated: Wed Jan 04 2012 09:28:00

Richard Greene reports on the life and times of movie sword master Bob Anderson.

Report: Iranian fencer goes missingupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 10:36:00

An Iranian fencer who competed at an event in France has gone missing, a semi-official Iranian news outlet reported Wednesday.

SI.com: Brian Cazeneuve: World's premier sabre fencer has eye on more titlesupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 02:56:00

In another universe, the local grocery store might have a Mariel Zagunis cereal box on the front shelf, next door to a Mariel line of athletic wear or a Zagunis video game with its own parry-riposte throttle. But Zagunis may have to be content with merely being the best in the world today at what she does and the most successful U.S. athlete in the history of her sport, one that predates most other sports in this country. When she defended her world fencing championship in Paris this month, Zagunis floated into a new stratosphere.

Olympic inspirationupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 11:20:00

A champion fencer inspires a new generation of Olympic hopefuls, as CNN's Judy Fortin reports.

Olympic fencer inspires new generationupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 11:20:00

Sada Jacobson may be a world champion fencer with three Olympic medals, but dressed in a T-shirt and sweats, she looked like any other student getting a lesson at the gym.

Olympic lifter Baranyai dislocates elbowupdated: Wed Aug 13 2008 12:12:00

Hungarian weightlifter Janos Baranyai's first Olympics ended in agony when he dislocated his right elbow in the ugliest moment yet of the Olympic competition.

IOC bars Greek sprinter Thanou from Gamesupdated: Sun Aug 10 2008 11:04:00

Controversial Greek sprinter Ekaterina Thanou was banned from the Beijing Games on Sunday by an IOC who could not forgive her role in a drugs-testing scandal at the Athens Olympics four years ago.

SI.com: Brian Cazeneuve: USOC to rescue wayward U.S. Fencing Associationupdated: Thu Jun 26 2008 15:54:00

Dwindling funds? Leadership in hiding? Unpaid athletes and coaches? Phantom appointments? What is going on with the U.S. Fencing Association? In order to address the growing problems in the sport, the U.S. Olympic Committee will announce on Wednesday that it will begin overseeing certain operating aspects of the U.S. Fencing Association, which is in operational and financial freefall after its most successful Olympics four years ago.

Kirchen clinches Fleche Wallonne crownupdated: Wed Apr 23 2008 13:04:00

Luxembourg cyclist Kim Kirchen claimed the biggest win of his career with victory in pouring rain in the Fleche Wallonne classic race in Huy, Belgium, on Wednesday.

Fahey praises WADA's achievementsupdated: Wed Oct 17 2007 05:42:00

The World Anti-Doping Agency has made "monumental steps" toward fair play in sports, according to former Australian finance minister John Fahey, who is expected to become the new WADA president next month.

Lamour slams WADA after quittingupdated: Tue Oct 16 2007 15:23:00

Former French sports minister Jean-Francois Lamour has withdrawn as a candidate to succeed Dick Pound as head of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Blow as Rebellin ruled out of Giroupdated: Tue May 03 2005 12:36:00

Italian cyclist Davide Rebellin has ruled himself out of the Giro d'Italia just days before the prologue in Reggio Calabria, ANSA news agency reported Tuesday.

Di Luca shoots to top of standingsupdated: Wed Apr 20 2005 11:10:00

Italian Danilo Di Luca beat Luxembourg's Kim Kirchen to win the Fleche Wallonne classic in Huy, Belgium, and take the lead in the ProTour standings.

German team claim equestrian goldupdated: Wed Aug 18 2004 14:19:00

Germany won gold, lost it and then had it reinstated as they were finally declared winners in the team equestrian three-day event at the Athens Games.

Nine cities in 2012 Olympic raceupdated: Fri Jan 16 2004 01:26:00

While sports fans across the globe are looking forward to August's Olympic Games in Athens, the race to host the event in 2012 is already on.

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