Canoeing

Para-canoeist Young dreaming of Rio 2016 gold to complete remarkable journey after skiing accident

By Daniel Etchells

The Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas will host the rowing and canoeing events at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesNorthern 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.

British Para-canoeists dominate with three more world titles at Sprint Canoe World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Austrian Marcus Swoboda was one of only three Para-canoeists to break the British stranglehold on gold at the World Championships in Moscow ©ICFGreat 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.

Briton Chippington claims two more titles at Para-Canoe World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Jeanette Chippington has claimed two gold medals at the Para-canoe World Championships ©ICFGreat 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.

Austrian world champion secures double gold at ICF Para-Canoe World Cup in Hungary

By Paul Osborne

Markus Swoboda has taken two titles at the ICF Para-Canoe World Cup in Szeged, Hungary ©canoephotography.com/Balint VekassiAustria'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.

US targets Paracanoe medals at Rio 2016 after rapid improvement

By Nick Butler

World Championship medal winners Megan Blunk and Ann Yoshida are two of the strongest hopes for Rio 2016 ©Team USAJanuary 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.

Para-canoe star Chippington will not rest on her laurels after securing triple world titles

By Nick Butler

Jeanette Chippington competed at five Games as a swimmer before switching sports so successfullyOctober 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. 

Hosts claim maiden gold at Paracanoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg

By James Crook

Host nation Germany have won their first gold medal at the Paracanoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg, courtesy of Tom Kierey, who claimed the Paracanoe world title in the K1 men's 200 metre Paracanoe LTA.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.

Austrian retains Paracanoe world title in Duisburg

By James Crook

Austria's Mendy Swoboda successfully defended his paracanoe world title today in DuisburgAugust 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.

Britain hit for six at the Paracanoe Sprint World Championships

By Gary Anderson

August 28 - Jeannete Chippington powered her way to three Paracanoeing golds in DuisbergThe 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.
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