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Cleared of doping charges, French fencer Ysaora Thibus is included in Olympic team

Jul. 06, 2024 09:44 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Ysaora Thibus, one of France’s leading fencers, has been selected to compete at the Paris Olympics after escaping a disciplinary sanction from the International Fencing Federation over an abnormal doping test. The French fencing federation said on Saturday that...

Paris Olympics: What to know and who to watch during the fencing competition

Jun. 03, 2024 14:42 PM EDT

A roadmap to follow for the fencing competition during the Paris Olympics: Athletes to Watch —Olga Kharlan, Ukraine: One of Ukraine's best hopes for Olympic success against the backdrop of war, Kharlan had a unique route to the Paris Games. Kharlan was drawn against...

Banksy tree mural that sprouted in London is fenced off after apparent vandalism

May. 22, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It was nice while it lasted. An environmentally themed mural by elusive street artist Banksy that appeared last week on a London street has been encased in plastic and surrounded by fencing after an apparent act of vandalism. The work is on a four-story...

French Olympic fencer Thibus says she has been cleared of any wrongdoing after abnormal doping test

May. 21, 2024 10:23 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Ysaora Thibus, one of France’s leading fencers, says she will be able to compete at the Olympic Games in Paris after escaping a disciplinary sanction from the International Fencing Federation over an abnormal doping test. Thibus had been provisionally suspended in...