Rio’s example: Why no city should bid to host the Olympics

YAHOO SPORTS - There were 27 world records set at the Rio Olympics last year – from swimming to weightlifting, archery to cycling. These were as thrilling as they were expected. “Citius, Altius, Fortius,” is the Olympic model after all...

“Planet Canoe are you serious?”

Vavra Hradilek - Planet Canoe are you serious? Am I at the same World Cup event as this guy who has written this article ? I have not seen any athletes or coaches giving thumbs up to the change...

French dominate World Cup Wildwater Canoeing Muothatal

ICF MEDIA - Excellent results for Switzerland in the Wild Water Racing World Cup in Muotathal this weekend when Classic and Sprint races were held on the Muota River. Melanie Mathys from Solothurn continued her winning run following on from...

ETH Zurich’s 3D printed concrete canoe wins award for design innovation

By Sam Davies | TCT Magazine ETH Zurich, a team of researchers operating in the largest Swiss city, have for the third year in a row won a Design Innovation award. This year, it was for their 3D printed concrete...

Tandem canoe and tandem kayak sprint to finish of 715K paddling race

By Marissa Tiel The race was for second place. After more than 44 hours on the river, the remaining spots in the Yukon River Quest top three would be decided by a sprint. “You start with a sprint; 444 miles; and you...

Renovations to Lake Banook’s canoe race tower hinge on hosting worlds

BY CBC NEWS CANADA There's no rush on renovations to the judging tower used to time canoe races at Dartmouth's Lake Banook. Funds to do the work needed to upgrade the facility will hinge on Dartmouth winning the right to host...

Brits triumph at GoPro King of the Alps competition

British Canoeing - Saturday 10th June saw over 150 athletes from 18 different nations joined together to compete in the 6th edition of the GoPro King of the Alps. The Passier Valley in South Tirol, Italy hosted yet again an...

Woman Pleads Guilty in Fiancé’s Kayak Death on Hudson River

The New York Times - A woman accused of killing her fiancé by tampering with his kayak and then leaving him to drown in the cold and choppy waters of the Hudson River pleaded guilty on Monday to a reduced...

After doping scandals, Russia reformed testing agency

CANOE.COM - After almost two years under suspension, the Russian anti-doping agency wants to show it’s capable of cleaning up a tainted sports scene. The agency, known as RUSADA, boasts of anti-corruption training and a newfound respect for whistleblowers — a...

Sun shines on Coupeville’s canoe races and water festival

WHIDBEY NEWS_TIMES - Cloudless skies and seldom seen sunshine made for a rare event Saturday in Coupeville — a water festival without rain. “I can’t think of a better day we’ve ever had in all the years of the festival,”...

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Sports leaders need to stop talking and take action

Written by Gianni Merlo, AIPS President At present, sport has two faces - the first is sweet, attractive and exudes the positive emotions of...

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