Women’s canoe added to 2020 Olympics, opening doors for female athletes

By Paul Palmeter, CBC News When the International Olympic Committee announced last week that women's canoe events will be added to the 2020 Games, it was news Hannah MacIntosh had been waiting to hear for years. "As an athlete, you have a list...

“International Canoe Federation ban on Belarus thrown out by CAS”

A one-year ban imposed on the Belarus men's team by the International Canoe Federation (ICF) has yesterday been overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), reports Inside the Games. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the Belarus...

Olympic Champion Ken Wallace to recharge batteries ahead of Tokyo 2020

Writer: Cora Zillich - Australian Canoeing Three-time Olympian and 2008 Olympic gold medalist Ken Wallace (QLD) has made the decision to not contest the 2018 international season and to focus on the 2019 season and  2020 Olympic Qualification season. Following...

Belarus to file compensation lawsuit against ICF

As published by BelTa 31-05-2017 Belarus' National Olympic Committee intends to file a lawsuit against the International Canoe Federation (ICF) demanding the compensation of all the expenses and moral damages over the ban of Belarus' senior men's canoe and kayak teams...

Winners of the 1000 meter at the Junior & U23 European Championships

By Nina Jelenc | ECA On the third competition day of the 2017 ECA Junior&U23 Canoe Sprint European Championships which takes place in Serbian capital Belgrade the first medals have been awarded to the best athletes in the 1000 metres...
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Why are some sprint athletes perceived as the world’s greatest technicians?

Writer: Rob van Bommel | Sportscene A week ago I came across a video with Knut Holmann (Norway) racing at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. The person who posted the video on YouTube classified Holmann as "technically the best...
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Invitation 2018 Crews Cup & 100 meter Supersprint in Moscow

INVITATION We invite you to be part of the international canoe sprint competition "Ageev brothers Cup and Olympic Champions Postrigay and Dyachenko". In 2017 we organised this event for the first time in Moscow where more than 600 athletes from all...
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Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) is an international multi-sport event organized by the International Olympic Committee. The games are held every four years in staggered summer and winter events consistent with the current Olympic Games format. The first summer...

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...

Already working towards Tokyo 2020 – interview with Špela Ponomarenko Janić

Interview and photos by Nina Jelenc. The best Slovenian canoe sprint athlete Špela Ponomarenko Janić had an excellent season, which started at the World Cup race in Germany, continued with great results in Račice and Montemor-o-Velho, where she won two...
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