Mistake with results: Russia and the Czech Republic booted out of Olympic Finals

The Russian rift with the International Canoe Federation (ICF) widened after officials bungled results on day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Canoe Sprint. Following the completion of the semi finals the results showed Russian athlete Elena Aniushina (pictured...

Doping problem in canoe/kayak worse than reported

Writer: Bill Endicott | World Paddle Awards SUMMARY The doping problem in sports generally and in canoe/kayak specifically is worse than reported in my Sportscene.tv piece of June 1.  More athletes and entire federations, including the Romanian canoe/kayak federation, have now been banned from...

Can we ever eliminate doping in (paddle)sports or “No Dope, No Hope”?

Writer: Bill Endicott | World Paddle Awards SUMMARY Doping threatens to destroy the integrity of competitive sports, including paddlesports.  It seems like every day some new athlete gets sanctioned for doping.  Some are even sanctioned retroactively for doping years ago.  Whole...

“Freestyle Kayaking is the Olympic contender”

Written by Jez | Australian Freestyle Kayaking and Boatercross Committee Chair. Freestyle kayaking is now a strong contender for inclusion in the Olympic Games. World championship events are being watched by tens of thousands live and millions of viewers via...

Vejle Kajakklub in Denmark

The Floating Kayak Club was created for the Vejle Commune by FORCE4 Architects in 2015. Both the club and the architects are nominated for this award. The clubhouse floats over the waters of the Vejle Fjord in Denmark, accessed by...
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Vector Wero Whitewater Park in Auckland, New Zealand

The taps have been turned on at New Zealand's first purpose-built whitewater park. Wero Whitewater Park in South Auckland will be open for business in less than two months. The park's general manager, Kiwi Olympic kayaking legend Ian Ferguson was joined by Vector chief executive Simon...

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...
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Daniele Molmenti Athlete Video

Athlete video London Olympic gold medal winner Daniele Molmenti - Working hard for Rio! www.facebook.com/daniele.molmenti

Almost 1 million visits Sportscene Paddlesports website 2014

In 2014 the Sportscene website www.sportscene.tv was visited almost 1 million times (914,328) with 2.71 million page views. On average this is about 3 page views per visit. Below a table split by quarter. 2014 - Summary by quarter Quarter Visits Pages Q1 - January /...

Ben Brown’s Athlete Roast

Writer: Ben Brown As an athlete, the only thing more satisfying than a solid week of training, is a solid week of training reinforced with great nutrition. The actual act of training is important, but your body’s response and adaptation...