Canoeing

ICF announce sponsorship agreement with canoe and kayak equipment manufacturer

By Liam Morgan

The International Canoe Federation have announced a sponsorship agreement with Plastex ©PlastexThe International Canoe Federation (ICF) has today announced a sponsorship deal with Polish-based canoe and kayak equipment manufacturers Plastex.

International Canoe Federation publish report into benefits of whitewater venues

By Michael Pavitt

The report looked at six centres including the Lee Valley White Water Centre which hosted London 2012 canoeing ©Getty ImagesA report looking into the social and economic benefits of whitewater sports centres, assessing their sustainability, economic impact and legacy for competition and community use, has been published by the International Canoe Federation (ICF). 

International Canoe Federation award two World Championships to new course being built for Rio 2016

By Duncan Mackay

The Whitewater Stadium in Deodoro being built for Rio 2016 has been awarded two major events by the International Canoe Federation ©Rio 2016The course being built for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has been awarded two major events by the International Canoe Federation (ICF) in an attempt to help ensure its legacy, it was announced today.

London 2012 Olympic gold medallist marks opening of British Canoeing elite training centre

By Daniel Etchells

British Canoeing's new elite training centre is named after Tim Brabants, winner of Great Britain's first-ever Olympic gold medal in canoeing at Beijing 2008 ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 Olympic gold medallist Ed McKeever was among canoe sprint athletes on hand to celebrate the opening of British Canoeing's new elite training centre at Dorney Lake near Windsor.

Stott eyeing repeat of London 2012 success at ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships

By Daniel Etchells at the Lee Valley White Water Centre in Waltham Cross

Etienne Stott (centre) with Richard Hounslow (left) and David Florence (right) took part in an open training session at Lee Valley White Water Centre ©British CanoeingGreat Britain's Olympic gold medallist Etienne Stott is relishing the opportunity to return to the scene of his greatest triumph when the 2015 Canoe Slalom World Championships take place here. 

Conti Sports extends deal with ICF as official canoe polo ball

By Gary Anderson

Conti Sports and the International Canoe Federation will continue their partnership up until 2018 ©Conti SportsThe International Canoe Federation (ICF) has announced Conti Sports will continue to be the official canoe polo ball supplier for all official ICF events up until 2018.

Kosovo unable to compete in canoeing and kayaking at Rio 2016, says ICF secretary general

By Daniel Etchells

Kosovo will have to wait until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to have the opportunity to compete in canoeing and kayaking ©Getty ImagesKosovo will not be able to become a member of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) in time to compete in canoeing and kayaking at Rio 2016, it has been revealed. 

Aussie paddler Fox achieves greatness on final day of Canoe Slalom World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Jessica Fox's C1/K1 double has never been achieved before by a female paddler ©Getty ImagesAustralia's Jessica Fox made history on the final day of the Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships by becoming the first female paddler to win the C1/K1 double.

Lefèvre strikes gold for hosts at Canoe Slalom World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Fabien Lefevre came out victorious in the men's C1 ©ICFFabien Lefèvre today delivered a gold medal for host nation the United States at the Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships.
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