ICF reverses 2017 Canoe Sprint World Championships Program

By John Mason | Photo: taken from Vote Yes for Women's Canoe FB Page Yesterday the International Canoe Federation (ICF) reversed their 2017 World Championships Program which would have given an equal number of events for men and women. Gender equity...

Funk gives Augsburg crowd plenty to cheer about

By Ross Solly | ICF Media, Kanu Schwaben (for German press release scroll down) Photography: Birke Oud Germany’s Ricarda Funk has sizzled down her home course in Augsburg to claim gold in the women’s K1 final at the second ICF Canoe Slalom...

Switzerland toasts a Wildwater Canoeing World Championships return

By Guy Dresser, Photography: Andrew Trender Four and a half decades is a lifetime in any environment but particularly so in sport, as Swiss canoeist Heinz Wyss will testify. Back in 1973 as a young upcoming paddler in the Swiss wildwater...

Sancti Spiritus’s Serguei Torres to Compete in Canoe Sprint World Cup

The Cuban athletes will compete in the men’s C-2 1000 meters, event in which they ranked sixth in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games Two of the best Cuban canoeists, Serguei Torres and Fernando Dayan Jorge, will attend the...

Adrian Boros & Bianca Beavitt imperious in their 2017 Berg triumphs

By Nick Tatham | Gameplan Media - Photography: John Hishin Hungarian star Adrian Boros wrote his name into Berg River Canoe Marathon history when he became the first international paddler to win the four-day odyssey to the West Coast while...

Sean Rice Gets 2017 Started With Win At Canary Islands AOS

Sean Rice got his 2017 surfski season started with a win in the Canary Islands this weekend at the Atlantic Ocean Surfski race. Rice came in with a time of 2:37.23 to earn the top spot on the day. Walter...

2017 ECA Canoe Marathon European Championships Ponte de Lima

By Nina Jelenc | ECA The biggest European Canoe Marathon event of the year which might just also be one of the biggest and best organised canoe marathon events ever is less than two weeks away. The oldest Portuguese village...

Home-nation Hero Casper Steinfath Wins SUP Sprint Gold for his Fifth World Title for...

Press release ISA - Local sensation, Casper Steinfath overcame a second-place finish in the semi-final to deliver a commanding gold-medal performance in the 200-meter SUP Sprint Race Final to close a spectacular weekend of SUP racing in Copenhagen at the 2017...
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Schedule World Masters Games New Zealand Canoe/Kayak

Auckland pulled out all the stops to welcome the more than 28,000 participants from around New Zealand and across the globe, to compete in 28 sports at 48 WMG2017 venues for the next 10 days. Paddlesports are represented by...

Last day of Junior & U23 Euros shows Olympic hope

By Nina Jelenc | ECA The last day of the 2017 ECA Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint European Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, brought 44 races, 32 of them were A finals in the 500 and 200 metres events in junior...

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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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