Six nations shared the medals at the Para-canoe World Cup in Duisburg, with paddlers from Austria, Canada, Germany, Britain, France and Brazil all gaining a top spot on the podium.
British and Hungarian Para-canoeists dominated the European Canoe Sprint Senior Championships, staged at Racice in the Czech Republic.
The canoe competition at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, where the sport will be making its debut, will consist of three men's and three women's kayak events, it was announced today.
Northern Ireland's Para-canoeist Jonny Young is dreaming of a gold medal at Rio 2016 despite only embarking on a career in the sport last year, on the same day he was discharged from hospital after breaking his back in a skiing accident in France in 2012.
Great Britain claimed three more gold medals at the International Canoe Federation Sprint Canoe World Championships as Para-canoeists Emma Wiggs, Andrea Green and Anne Dickens all won world titles in Moscow.
Great Britain's Jeanette Chippington claimed two more titles on the opening day of action at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Sprint Canoe World Championships in Moscow.
Austria's four-time world champion Markus Swoboda racked up two titles at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Para-Canoe World Cup in Szeged, Hungary this weekend, as he looks ahead to August's World Championships.
January 3 - The United States has said it is targeting Paracanoe medals when the sport makes its Paralympic debut at the Rio 2016 Games after the nation's athletes experience a period of "rapid improvement" that saw them secure multiple medals at the 2013 World Championships in Duisburg.
October 15 - Britain's Para-canoe star Jeanette Chippington has described winning three gold medals at the recent World Championships in Duisburg as a "fantastic achievement" but is determined to "up her game" ahead of the sport's Paralympic debut at Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
August 30 - Host nation Germany have won their first gold medal at the Paracanoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg, courtesy of Tom Kierey, who claimed the world title in the K1 men's 200 metre Paracanoe LTA.
August 29 - Austria's Mendy Swoboda has successfully retained his K1 men's 200 metre TA world title at the 2013 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Sprint World Championships in Duisburg.
August 28 - The first day of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Sprint World Championships in Duisberg saw Great Britain claim six medals in total with Jeanette Chippington bagging three golds equalling her haul from last year's event.
April 7 - The Brazilian Canoe Confederation (ICF) has put together their squad for the Pan American Para Canoe Speed Championships later this month.
November 29 - Health Clubs at Home, one of Europe's largest independent fitness suppliers, have signed an exciting new deal with GB Canoeing which sees them become the official sports equipment supplier for Britain's top Paracanoe athletes.
October 6 - Great Britain's Patrick Mahoney has been voted the 2011 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Paracanoeist of the Year, it has been announced.