Thoughts on the Nelo Cinco design: or why is the nose upside down?

Written by: Gentoo Sports It’s been around for a few months now but the Nelo Cinco is still getting comments about its strange looks so we thought we should have a dig in to the ideas behind the changes. It’s been around...

Could Lisa Carrington tackle four events in Tokyo?

NZ Herald - Lisa Carrington is tempted; her coach Gordon Walker is skeptical. Carrington's dazzling performance in winning four medals at the world canoe sprint championships in the Czech Republic was borne of a desire to test her boundaries and give...

Widespread changes proposed for the 2020 Olympic games canoe/kayak program

Written by Gentoo Sports The International Canoe Federation (ICF) have approved a race program with some striking changes for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. These changes still need to be ratified by the International Olympic Association (IOC) but it is hard...

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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