Canoeing

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. 

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.

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.

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.

Canoe-slalom fears being pushed to the Rio 2016 margins

By David Owen at The Hilton in Buenos Aires

Plans by Rio 2016 to move the canoe slalom from the Deodoro zone to a location 700 miles away have angered the International Canoe FederationSeptember 6 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission is expected to head to Brazil next week to discuss the Rio 2016 canoe slalom venue, in the wake of the disclosure that consideration is being given to moving the competition to a course 700 miles away.

German canoeists dominate on home waters to take four golds at World Championships

By Gary Anderson

September 1 - Olympic champions Franziska Weber and Tina Duietze became world champions in DuisburgIt was a day of dominance for Germany on the Duisburg waters as home athletes secured four world titles at the 2013 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Sprint World Championships today.

Fox crowns dominant white-water season with victory in Slovakia

By David Owen

Jessica Fox secured the 2013 Canoe Slalom World Cup series in the C1 disciplineAugust 25 - Jessica Fox, the Australian teenager who took silver at London 2012, has sealed her recent dominance of women's white-water canoeing, winning the final race of the season in Bratislava to take the 2013 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Slalom World Cup series in the C1 discipline by a crushing margin of more than 60 points.

South Africans rule the waves at inaugural ICF Ocean Racing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

July 15 - Michéle EraySouth African canoeists occupied the majority of the medal positions at the first ever International Canoe Federation (ICF) Ocean Racing World Championships in Esposend, Portugal this weekend.

First Toronto 2015 venue officially opened two years before Pan American Games

By Gary Anderson

July 10 - The Welland International Flatwater Centre is the first of the TorontoThe first venue to be completed for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games was officially opened today exactly two years before the Games get underway.
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