Austrians Leitner and Oschmautz excel on first day

Written by Nina Jelenc | ECA The 2017 ECA Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom European Championships started with heats in C2M, K1M and K1W events both in Junior and U23 categories. Austrians Lisa Leitner and Felix Oschamautz produced the fastest...

2017 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Racice a wide-open affair

ICF Media - Three Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallists will be among athletes from more than 60 countries who will be competing in next week’s ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. Many countries are using the first World...

Avon Descent competitor numbers rise, with conditions best seen in decades

ABC NEWS - There has been a spike in last-minute registrations for this weekend's Avon Descent with veteran paddlers saying river conditions are the best they have seen in decades. More than 300 people are set take part the two-day...

Olympic medallists head field at 2017 ICF U23 and Junior World Championships

ICF Media - Olympic medallists Emma Jorgensen and Isaquias Santos head a list of more than 900 athletes from 62 countries in Romania this week to contest the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint U23 and Junior World Championships. Jorgensen, a K1...

World Games attracts best canoe polo teams in the world to Wroclaw

ICF Media - It’s not called a World Championships, but the canoe polo competition at this month’s World Games in Wroclaw is as good as the very best the sport has to offer. Seven of the world’s best teams, both...

Slalom athlete Warwick Draper becomes Ninja Warrior

Three times Olympian Warwick Draper competes at Australian Ninja Warrior: a sports entertainment competition that pits competitors against each other by competing in extremely difficult obstacle courses. Warwick says he has a strong chance of winning as he trains upper body...

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...

Canoe polo is a thing and Sudbury may become a hot spot for it

By Randy Pascal Sudbury might yet become the destination of choice for the Canadian Canoe Polo Championships on a more regular basis. That is the word from 2017 event organizer Gergely Lanci, as the tournament converged on Ramsey Lake for the second...

Adrián Boros sneaks Berg stage one win

Written by Nick Tatham | Gameplan Media - Photos: John Hishin The shortened stage one of the 2017 Berg River Canoe Marathon produced drama aplenty culminating in Hungarian star Adrián Boros winning an enthralling end sprint to take to the...

Russia dominates on day three of the European Championships Dragon Boat

By Nina Jelenc | ECA Day three of the 2017 ECA Dragon Boat Nations and Clubs European Championships and ECA European Cup for Masters was again marked by success of Hungarian crews and Russian representatives. In Saturday’s part of the...

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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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