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BLOG: International Talent Comes to Columbus for USA Fencing January North American Cup

By Steve Wartenberg | Donald Anthony was hooked on fencing when he first learned to lunge, parry and riposte at the age of 8 in his hometown of Cleveland.

“I love the opportunity to constantly learn and perfect your technique,” said Anthony, 59, who helped lead the resurgence of American fencing, first as a competitor, and in recent years as president and chairman of the board of USA Fencing.

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HOME GROWN EVENTS

Arnold Sports Festival March 2-5

The largest multi-sport event in the world. Featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger, 175,000 sports fans, 18,000 athletes and more than 45 sports and events.

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OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon April 29

The OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon is one of the largest half marathons in the Midwest and is a celebration of the healthy and active lifestyle featuring a sold out field of 14,000 runners and walkers.

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the Memorial Tournament May 29-June 4

Presented by Nationwide was founded in 1976 and is hosted by Golf Legend and Columbus’ own Jack Nicklaus. The Memorial brings golf fans a top-ranked field of the world’s best professional golfers each year at this official PGA TOUR event played at Nicklaus’ own internationally acclaimed Muirfield Village Golf Club.

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Columbus Marathon Oct 15

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon has been ranked by Runner’s World as one of the top 20 marathons in the United States and by USA Today as one of the top fall marathons.

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What's New

 Sarah and Celina Merza from #OSUFencing joined Good Day Columbus today to promote the @usfencing #JanNAC! Don't miss the last day of action today at @cbusconventions!  Three straight sellouts and 13 straight wins! Keep it up @bluejacketsnhl! #CBJ  Today is the last day for @usa_diving #WinterNats16! Be sure to check out all the action at @theohiostateuniversity.  Columbus truly is The Volleyball Capital of the Midwest! Thank you to all the amazing fans who helped set the second-highest @ncaavolleyball attendance mark ever. #cbusdoesvb  @texasvolleyball takes the first set! Will @huskervolleyball come back and rally? #NCAAVB  GAMETIME! @gophervball takes on @stanfordwvb first at @nationwidearena.  Thanks to @ncaavolleyball's Kristin Fasbender and Lisa Peterson for delivering holiday cards today at @nationwidekids!  Today's @columbusdispatch looks great! Who else is ready for the @ncaavolleyball Championship tonight??

Major League Sports City

Did you know that the Blue Jackets’ arrival in Columbus was announced as the top moment in Columbus sports history voted by fans in 2002 in conjunction with the launch of the Greater Columbus Sports Commission. The Columbus Blue Jackets play at Nationwide Arena, downtown in the Arena District.

To learn more about the Blue Jackets, meet the team, print off a schedule or buy tickets visit bluejackets.nhl.com.

Did you know that MAPFRE Stadium was built in 1999 as the first soccer-specific stadium built for a professional soccer team in the second pro era of American football.

Get match highlights and stay up-to-date with the team by checking out ColumbusCrewSC.com. #CrewSC

Huntington ParkDid you know that the Huntington Park was selected as the winner of the “Best of Ballparks” for Triple-A Baseball and is home to the Clippers Triple-A Affilate of the Cleveland Indians. Be sure to check at a game this season. Download the Clippers app here.

Did you know that played in the MLL Championship in 2016.

For a recap of the Ohio Machine’s season visit theohiomachine.com and follow the Ohio Machine on twitter @MachineMLL #Machine

Community Spotlight

Be a Sports Journalist an opportunity for students to be a part of the working media. Read More

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