Canoeing

Czech canoe slalom venue hit by floods

By David Owen

Prague-Troja floodJune 4 - Widespread flooding in the Czech Republic has had a serious impact on the venue for this year's International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Slalom World Championship, just three months before the event is due to begin.

Brazilians scorch to canoe sprint breakthrough in Poznań

By David Owen

Erlon Souza and Ronilson De OliveiraJune 2 - Could canoeing prove an unlikely source of medals for Brazil at their home Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016?

GB Canoeing appoint Pendleton coach Gardner to lead sprint programme

By James Crook

Scott-Gardner-WebMay 3 - GB Canoeing have appointed Scott Gardner, former coach of Olympic track cycling champion Victoria Pendleton, as head coach for their canoe sprint programme as they look to build on their most successful Olympic campaign of all time at London 2012.

British canoeing legend Brabants retires

By James Crook

149903602April 15 - Britain's most successful Olympic canoeist Tim Brabants has announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 36.

Denmark to host 2015 Canoe Sprint World Cup event

By Duncan Mackay

Canoe Sprint World CupMarch 19 - Denmark has been awarded a leg of the 2015 Canoe Sprint World Cup, they have announced. 

GB Canoeing appoints Ratcliffe to key coaching role

By Duncan Mackay

Paul Ratcliffe head and shoulders 2March 18 - Olympic silver medallist Paul Ratcliffe has been appointed GB Canoeing's slalom podium head coach, it was announced today.

Multi-million pound development project underway at Olympic white water centre

By James Crook

149913398February 21- Work has begun on the £6.3 million ($9.6 million/€7.3 million) development project of the Lee Valley White Water Centre, which was used for the London 2012 Olympics.

Five-time Olympic medalist retires from canoeing

By James Crook

Josefa Idem2 020113January 5 - Veteran canoeist Josefa Idem has announced her retirement from canoeing after competing at eight Olympic Games, winning five medals.

Estanguet retires after historic hat-trick at London 2012 and hopes to be allowed to continue as IOC member

By Mike Rowbottom

Tony Estanguet crossing the line at London 2012 July 31 2012December 1 - Tony Estanguet, France's three-times Olympic canoeing gold medallist recently controversially appointed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission, has announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 34.
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