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Celebrating the 96th birthday of Australia's oldest living Olympian

Celebrating the 96th birthday of Australia's oldest living Olympian

9 August 2017

Today, 9 August, we celebrate the 96th birthday of Australia’s oldest living Summer Olympian, Catherine Onslow (née Pym), who competed in Fencing at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games.

10 things we learnt in July

10 things we learnt in July

1 August 2017

With our Aussie athletes dominating at World Championships across the globe and our winter athletes ramping up preparations for PyeongChang 2018, here are 10 exciting things we learnt this month

Australian team fences into the history books at World Champs

Australian team fences into the history books at World Champs

1 August 2017

Australia has achieved its best fencing World Championship result since 2003, with Sholto Douglas finishing 21st in a field of 156 in the individual men’s foil event at Leipzig, Germany.

Marotta fences into top 16 at Asian Champs

Marotta fences into top 16 at Asian Champs

22 June 2017

Three top-20 performances have highlighted a strong Asian Championships for the Australian Fencing Team who have just returned home from Hong Kong.

Weapons at the ready for Asian Championships

Weapons at the ready for Asian Championships

14 June 2017

Fifteen of Australia’s best fencers are en route to Hong Kong, ready to come face to face with some of the world’s best.

Tokyo 2020 event programme to see major boost for female participation, youth and urban appeal

Tokyo 2020 event programme to see major boost for female participation, youth and urban appeal

10 June 2017

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the event programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

AOC provides funding for fencing's rising stars

AOC provides funding for fencing's rising stars

24 March 2017

The Australian Fencing Federation has described funding from the Australian Olympic Committee as “a real positive” which bolsters the team’s pursuit of a place at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Podium pride for young Aussie fencers

Podium pride for young Aussie fencers

9 March 2017

Australia has performed incredibly at the Asian Cadet and Junior Fencing Championships in Korat, Thailand, finishing the competition with two bronze medals.

Vale Helen Joy Hardon

Vale Helen Joy Hardon

28 July 2016

It is with deep sadness that the Australian Olympic Team has a new oldest living Olympian after the passing of Helen Joy Hardon, who was a fencer at the Melbourne 1956.

Australia still looking to qualify fencer for Rio

Australia still looking to qualify fencer for Rio

12 April 2016

Australia has made a slow start to the Asian Olympic fencing qualifiers in China.

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