Briton Richard Kruse moves up to world number four after winning gold in the men's foil at the Cairo World Cup.
Eleven Olympic and Paralympic sports 'thrown under the bus' in funding cuts last year have had a "positive" meeting with UK Sport chair Katherine Grainger.
British fencer Richard Kruse produces his best performance of the season at the Shanghai Grand Prix - just days after being mugged.
Badminton is one of seven sports to lose its appeal against UK Sport funding cuts for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.
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UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl defends the cuts to seven sports including badminton for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.