Preface 59th International Liffey Descent

Writer: Shane Cronin | Photographer: Mick Feeney The Liffey Descent is one of the biggest tests for those who think themselves tough. This year’s 32km race from Straffan to Islandbridge may be the hardest in the history of the event. The...

First Oceania Open winners: Jessica Fox (K1W) and Ryan Westley (C1M)

Writing and Photography: Jamie Troughton | Dscribe Media Australian Jess Fox showed her undeniable kayaking class, while a tiny slip cost Luuka Jones dearly at the Oceania canoe slalom championships in Auckland today. Fox picked up a 2sec penalty in the...

Tough course brings out the best in the best in Augsburg

By Ross Solly | ICF Media, Kanu Schwaben (for German press release scroll down) Photography: Birke Oud Czech Vit Prindis made it two wins in a row, Australia’s Jessica Fox was back to her best, and Germany’s Robert Behling and Thomas...

Polish celebration at the Euros Slalom in Ljubljana

By Nina Jelenc | ECA Team Poland had many reasons to celebrate at the third competition day of the 2017 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships in Ljubljana – Tacen. In the men’s kayak final Mateusz Polaczyk and Dariusz Popiela finished the...

Csay and McGregor, biggest names in canoe marathon, win gold once again

Press Release ICF Renata Csay and Hank McGregor are the two biggest names in canoe marathon history, and on Sunday they added another gold medal to their healthy collection. This time they shared the moment with their respective K2 partners, on...

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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CloudTimer – Smartphone Timing

Advertorial – CloudTimer is one of Sportscene’s advertisers Using everyday mobile devices, the CloudTimer has given amateur sporting organisations and events access to a professional timing and judging solution. Originally developed for use within canoe slalom competition, the timing system...

The 2017 ICF Masters World Cup Canoe Marathon kicked off

By Nick Tatham | Gameplan Media, Pietermaritzburg - The 2017 ICF Masters World Cup kicked off in a sweltering Pietermaritzburg on Monday as the host nation South Africa laid claim to the majority of the K1 medals that were...

Olympic medallists line up for season-opening Slalom World Cup in Prague

ICF MEDIA - The first ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup event of 2017 will see all but two of last year’s Olympic medallists, along with a who’s who of previous World Champions and Olympic finalists, competing on the famous Troja...

Canadian sprint paddlers open fresh quadrennial with first day of Sprint Team Trials

By Ian Miller | Canoe Kayak Canada MONTRÉAL, QC (May 13, 2017) – Sprint paddlers opened a new quadrennial of competition today at the Olympic Basin in Montreal, QC. Athletes competed for selection to National Teams including the contingent to represent...

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Slalom athlete Lucien Delfour asks ICF for fair play after given...

Note Sportscene - Publishing the open letter and video above from athlete Lucien Delfour is not to criticise the judges who often sacrifice their...

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