French legend Tony Estanguet has praised the "beautiful" Olympic canoe slalom venue in Deodoro along with Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman and the city's Mayor Eduardo Paes.
International Canoe Federation President Perurena seeks gender equality at Tokyo 2020 - and cutting edge solution for Rio 2016
José Perurena, President of the International Canoe Federation (ICF), has revealed the sport will be seeking gender equality by the time of the Tokyo 2020 Games - and that it will deploy, literally, cutting edge technology to overcome some of the potential pollution problems encountered at the Rio 2016 Canoe Sprint venue on the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas.
Senegal, Nigeria and Morocco each earned a Rio 2016 berth at the African Canoe Slalom Championships and Olympic qualifier in Kenya.
The International Canoe Federation (ICF) have claimed preparations at the Rio 2016 canoe slalom venue “have been picking up in intensity” in recent weeks ahead of this month’s test event.
Olympic gold medal-winning kayaker Tate Smith of Australia has been hit with a two-year doping ban after failing a test during a training camp last year, it has been announced.
Great Britain's Stott unable to defend Olympic canoeing title after missing out on Rio 2016 qualification
Great Britain’s Etienne Stott will not have the opportunity to defend his C2 Olympic title at Rio 2016 after finishing third with partner Mark Proctor on day one of the GB canoe slalom selection trials.
Fox secures third consecutive C1 title as Florence ensures hosts end Canoe Slalom World Championships with a flourish
Australia’s Jessica Fox secured her third consecutive women’s C1 title and home favourite David Florence earned the men’s crown, as six gold medals were awarded on the final day of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships here today.
Germany’s Franz Anton and Jan Benzien secured their first C2 men’s world title after producing a blistering run in the final at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships here today, as they held off a field including world and Olympic champions.
Several of the favourites for the men’s K1 title suffered scares at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships here today, including the defending champion Boris Neveu.
Kimberley Woods impresses as home favourites sail through to semi-finals at Canoe Slalom World Championships
British canoeists enjoyed a superb second day at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships here today, as all of their competitors reached the semi-final stage of the men’s and women’s C1 events.
World number one crew Gauthier Klauss and Matthieu Peche cruised into the semi-final of the men's C2 event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships here today, as they bid to secure their first world title.
Olympic champions Sir Matthew Pinsent and Etienne Stott praise venue ahead of ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships
Four-time Olympic rowing gold medallist Sir Matthew Pinsent has joined Britain’s top slalom canoeists at London’s Lee Valley White Water Centre, ahead of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Slalom World Championships.
Brazil's preparations for the canoeing competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been clouded by four of their leading paddlers, including two world champions, boycotting the ongoing test event at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas due to a dispute with the national governing body.
Strict hygiene measures will be in place for the British canoe sprint team when they compete on the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas during next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio, the team's performance director John Anderson has told insidethegames, although they believe their experience training on Britain's rivers will stand them in good stead.
Czech Republic's Fuksa puts disappointment behind him to strike gold at Canoe Sprint World Championships
Czech Republic’s Martin Fuksa bounced back from the disappointment of finishing second in yesterday’s men’s C1 1,000 metres final to win the corresponding 500m title at the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Milan.