Canoeing - - Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:02:39 +0100 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb (insidethegames) Jacobi to step down as chief executive of USA Canoe/Kayak By David Owen

Joe Jacobi has been chief executive of USA Canoe/Kayak for five years ©Getty ImagesUSA Canoe/Kayak is starting a search for a new chief executive, following the announcement that Joe Jacobi is to step down later this year.
]]> (Zjan Shirinian) Canoeing Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:01:39 +0100
World and Olympic champions help open revamped Lee Valley White Water Centre By Emily Goddard

World and Olympic champion canoeists today helped open the revamped Lee Valley White Water Centre ©Lee Valley Regional Park AuthorityFebruary 27 - World and Olympic champion canoeists, including the likes of David Florence, Richard Hounslow, Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie, have today helped open the revamped Lee Valley White Water Centre following its £6.3 million ($10.5 million/€7.7 million) development.
]]> (Emily Goddard) Canoeing Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:24:00 +0000
Domestic Boat Production Project launched in Africa By Paul Osborne

A new Domestic Boat Production Project in Africa hopes to provide African countries with the necessary resources to manufacture boats to participate in the Olympic sports of canoe and kayak ©Getty ImagesFebruary 22 - The Confederation of African Canoeing (CAC), International Canoe Federation (ICF) and NELO KAYAKS in Portugal have announced the commencement of the new Domestic Boat Production Project in Africa.]]> (Paul Osborne) Canoeing Sat, 22 Feb 2014 16:49:37 +0000
Olympic champion Baillie hangs up his paddle By Gary Anderson

January 23 - Olympic gold medal winner Tim Baillie has announced his retirement from canoe slalom ©Getty Images London 2012 champion Tim Baillie has announced his retirement from canoe slalom after he and partner Etienne Stott became the first British athletes to win Olympic gold in the sport.
]]> (Gary Anderson) Canoeing Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:21:12 +0000 Olympic venue Lee Valley to host first event of 2014 ICF canoe slalom World Cup By Gary Anderson

December 17 - London 2012 venue the Lee Valley White Water Centre will host the first ICF World Cup Series event next year ©Getty Images London 2012 Olympic venue, the Lee Valley White Water Centre, is set to host the first round of the 2014 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Slalom World Cup Series, it was announced today.
]]> (Gary Anderson) Canoeing Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:16:52 +0000
GB Canoeing make Lee Valley White Water Centre new elite base By Paul Osborne

GB Canoeing has made the newly completed Lee Valley White Water Centre its new base Lee ValleyDecember 11 - London 2012 venue Lee Valley White Water Centre has become the official home to a host of Britain's top canoeists, including newly crowned double world champion and two-times Olympic medallist David Florence.]]> (Paul Osborne) Canoeing Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:35:28 +0000
Fox aims broadside at world canoe governing body By David Owen

Australian Jessica Fox has hit out at the ICF not adding more women's events until Tokyo 2020 at the earliest @AFP/Getty ImagesNovember 18 - The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has come under fire from one of the sport's highest-profile athletes for stating publicly that the proposed inclusion of women's C1 canoe slalom in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics would "certainly please" her.]]> (Duncan Mackay) Canoeing Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:35:09 +0000 Gender equity paddles into view for Olympic canoeing By David Owen

Émilie Fer of France won the only women's kayak slalom event at London 2012 ©Getty ImagesNovember 16 - Participation by women in Olympic canoe, as well as kayak, races has moved a step closer, following a meeting in Lima of International Canoe Federation (ICF) directors.
]]> (Emily Goddard) Canoeing Sat, 16 Nov 2013 11:50:59 +0000
Olympic silver medallist pleads not guilty to drugs charges in Australian court By Gary Anderson

November 4 - Australian kayaker Nathan Baggaley has denied all charges in court after being arrested in a drugs investigation by Australian Federal PoliceAustralian Olympic silver medallist Nathan Baggaley today pleaded not guilty to drugs charges in court in Lismore, New South Wales after he was arrested last week on drugs charges. 
]]> (Gary Anderson) Canoeing Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:16:58 +0000
Australian Olympic medal winning kayaker Baggaley arrested again for drug offences By Emily Goddard

Nathan Baggaley is to face more drugs charges after arrestNovember 3 - Australian double Olympic silver medal winning kayaker Nathan Baggaley has been arrested again in a drugs bust just two years after being released from a four-year custodial term for similar offences.
]]> (Emily Goddard) Canoeing Sun, 03 Nov 2013 18:23:43 +0000
Rio 2016 confirms that canoe slalom will stay in the city By David Owen

Rio 2016 has confirmed that the canoe slalom venue will remain in Rio de JaneiroOctober 21 - The canoe slalom venue for the next Summer Olympics is to remain in Rio de Janeiro after the project was "optimised" to cut construction costs and post-Games maintenance expenses, Rio 2016 has confirmed.
]]> (Emily Goddard) Canoeing Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:21:29 +0100
New Great Britain sprint canoe kit unveiled in partnership with manufacturer's Crewroom By Nick Butler at Putney in London 

Great Britains sprint canoe team unveil their new kit in a partnership with CrewroomOctober 14 - Great Britain's sprint canoe and Para-canoe teams unveiled a new kit here as part of their partnership with the performance sportswear manufacturers Crewroom in a move designed to raise their profile, as well as their performance.]]> (Nick Butler) Canoeing Mon, 14 Oct 2013 08:00:00 +0100
Exclusive: Rio 2016 canoe slalom to stay in the mainstream By David Owen

Canoe slalom is set to remain at its orginal venue of Deodoro after plans to move it 700 miles away were dropped by Rio 2016October 9 - The canoe slalom course for the Rio 2016 Olympics is to remain close to the heart of the action in Deodoro, insidethegames understands.]]> (Duncan Mackay) Canoeing Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:48:36 +0100
Oklahoma City to host 2014 Canoe Marathon World Championships By Gary Anderson

September 23 - Canoeists will battle it out on the Oklahama River in 2014Oklahoma City will play host to the 2014 Canoe Marathon World Championships, it has been announced. 
]]> (Gary Anderson) Canoeing Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:16:14 +0100
Canoe Marathon World Championships get royal seal of approval in Copenhagen By Gary Anderson

September 20 - Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark (right) attends the opening day of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in CopenhagenInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) member Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark was on hand at Lake Bagsværd just outside Copenhagen to mark the opening of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Marathon World Championships today.
]]> (Gary Anderson) Canoeing Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:40:08 +0100
History maker Florence becomes first man for 60 years to complete double at World Championships By Gary Anderson

September 15 - Richard Hounslow and David Florence right raise their arms in celebration after receiving their World Championship gold medals in PragueDavid Florence won C2 gold with partner Richard Hounslow today at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Slalom World Championships in Prague, to become the first British canoeist to win both C1 and C2 gold at a single Championships.
]]> (Gary Anderson) Canoeing Sun, 15 Sep 2013 15:42:45 +0100
Florence wins Britain's first canoe slalom world title for 18 years in Prague By Nick Butler

David Florence on the podium after winning the C1 world championship title in PragueSeptember 14 - Great Britain's David Florence joined Australia's Jessica Fox and the Czech Republic's Vavrinec Hradilek in winning gold medals at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Slalom World Championships in Prague after taking silver at last summer's Olympic Games.]]> (Nick Butler) Canoeing Sat, 14 Sep 2013 17:56:51 +0100