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Easing India-Myanmar Border Dispute

Nehginpao Kipgen | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
Nehginpao Kipgen

Whether a barbed wire fence will achieve its stated objectives of checking illegal movement of goods, arms and counterfeit Indian currency smuggling, drug trafficking, and insurgency is a question that remains to be answered.

WATCH: Check Out These Idiots Fighting

Posted 05.24.2013 | Comedy

Step one: Get drunk. Step two: Buy fencing gear. Step three: Recording yourself fencing with your idiot friend, forgetting that you have no idea how t...

Unusual Celebrity Hobbies

Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 01.24.2013 | Celebrity

Celebrities, they're just like us. Only weirder, sometimes. Though $20 million paychecks may bring to mind the kind of fun us laymen can't afford -...

LOOK: Where To Learn Olympic Sports

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 08.09.2012 | Miami

With the 2012 Olympics shortly coming to a close, where are you supposed to get your fix of patriotic sporting events? Besides waiting another four ye...

Italy Take Gold For Women's Fencing Event

AP | ERIC WILLEMSEN | Posted 08.02.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Elisa Di Francisca won her second fencing gold medal of the London Olympics on Thursday, leading Italy to a 45-31 victory over defending cha...

Crane.tv's Cultural Olympics (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 09.30.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Since last week London, along with the rest of the world, has been caught up in Olympic fever. And while everyone's been keeping their eyes firmly fix...

PHOTOS: South Korean Removed From Floor By Security

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports

Sometimes even Olympians can't catch a break. South Korea's Shin A-Lam and Germany's Britta Heidemann faced off on Monday in the woman's epee (fenc...

10 Young Olympians In Lesser-Known Sports (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.27.2012 | Teen

By now, you've likely heard of teen swimming phenom Missy Franklin and the all-teen women's gymnastics team. While swimming and gymnastics tend to be ...

Next Stop, The 2012 Olympics -- But First, High School

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.01.2012 | Teen

Balancing competitive sports with schoolwork can be a difficult task for even the most organized student (particularly with such early start times in ...

Astoria Characters: The Fencing Beekeeper

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

As Mike Barrett fearlessly approaches, a bunch of bees surrounds him. Although these guys are a little agitated, they're not up in arms -- yet. "I'm not afraid of the bees," Mike says.

Wishing To Be A Boy

Patrizia Chen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrizia Chen

Having been told that I couldn't be a ballet dancer, I asked my mother to allow me at least to take fencing classes. Horrified by the idea, she replied that it wasn't a dignified activity for (here we go again!) a girl from a good family.

Cesar Morales Teaches Blind Students Confidence, Balance Through Fencing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For Cesar Morales, fencing is a lifelong passion, one he is now using to make a difference for blind students in Massachusetts. By teaching the young...

New York Public Library Offers Fencing Lessons

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Public Library, long home to readers and researchers, is about to become the city's epee-center for fencing. New Yorkers eager to take a...

Tim Morehouse and Jason Rogers Bring Fashion To Fencing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

En garb! Two professional fencers are bringing some unlikely style to their sport, Page Six reports. Tim Morehouse and Jason Rogers have been champion...

Olympic Fencer Tim Morehouse on President Obama and Michelle Mock-Fencing: "Michelle would have won in a duel."

Sabine Heller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sabine Heller

The President and First Lady began spontaneously dueling, away from the camera's eye, during Obama's rally supporting Chicago's Olympic bid.

Sorry Tiger Woods, but Golf in the Olympics Is a Stupid Idea

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

As we insist on adding competitions that let the pros in to a greater and greater extent, the chance to see more offbeat yet potentially thrilling contests evaporates.

My Most Over-the-Top Moment as a Mother

Marilyn M. Machlowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marilyn M. Machlowitz

When my daughter's fencing coach moved to Seattle, I was beside myself. How, I worried, could she explain on her college applications why she stopped fencing senior year?

Fencing Fluke

Meghan Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Meghan Peters

On Friday I went to see the men's team epee fencing match at the Olympic Fencing Hall. I didn't know much about fencing but was with a friend who did, making the match quite exciting.

U.S. Takes First Gold, Sweeps Medals in Women's Saber

AP | JAIME ARON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — Michael Phelps isn't just living up to his ridiculously high expectations. He's exceeding them. After setting an Olympic record on hi...