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Brain doping – the newest weapon in the quest for athletic...

By Gianni Merlo | AIPS President Let's face it - doping has sadly become the main issue facing sport.  Almost every day we are bombarded...

Up the creek without a paddle…

By Richard Fox | Sportscene If you’re planning to attend the canoe sprint world championships in Racice, Czech Republic, in August, make sure to check...

“IOC/WADA should reopen this case”, says doping authority Richard Ings

By John Mason | Freelance Richard Ings, former CEO of Australian Sports Anti Doping Authority, thinks that the IOC and WADA should reopen the doping...

Did the International Canoe Federation miss the boat?

By Karolos Grohmann | AARHUS, DENMARK (REUTERS) The rapidly growing popularity of stand up paddleboarding (SUP) has led to an unlikely battle for control, with...

IOC declaration on doping falls short

By William T. Endicott Last year in the lead-up to the Rio Olympics, I wrote three articles  for Sportscene outlining the parameters of the very...

1977: “Mr. Nobody [Albert Kerr] Wins the World Championships Canoe Slalom”

Written by Graham Mackereth | Pyranha Albert’s super-human performance was a surprise to many, though not to those of us who knew him; the local paper...

RiverBox – a whitewater dream that can be “made in Marseille”?

Writer: Richard Fox | Sportscene Rio Olympic champion Denis Gargaud has not moved far from his roots in the Mediterranean city of Marseille, not even...

Rio 2016 venues are left in disrepair just six months after...

“The legacy is incredibly poor,” said Theresa Williamson, executive director of Catalytic Communities – a Rio-based non-government organisation providing support to favela communities –...

Rio Olympic C2 Champion Ladislav Skantar: “to know our category is...

Writer: Alyce Burnett | Sportscene After the news that the C2 event will be removed from the Olympic program, the 2016 Olympic Champions from Slovakia...

British Canoeing jeopardising democracy “in true Soviet style”

Writer: John Mason | Freelance Saturday 25th March British Canoeing (BC) will have its Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM). This meeting is surrounded by issues that...

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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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