• The US Olympic fencing team in uproar over handling of sexual assault claims against one of its members

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement In May, Alen Hadžić narrowly clinched a spot on the US Men's Olympic fencing team. As the designated alternate in men's épée - the largest, heaviest sword used in fencing - he is in line to represent his country on the international stage in the event of an injury or other unforeseen circumstance, like a positive COVID-19 test, that might prevent one of his teammates from competing.
    But after USA Fencing announced the 29-year-old New Jersey native's qualification, multiple fencers and coaches came forward - several of them former teammates of Hadžić's at Columbia...
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