Canoeing

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.

Perurena re-elected head of ICF but defeat for British canoe legend

By Duncan Mackay

Jose Perurena profile shotNovember 17 - Spain's Jose Perurena has been re-elected as the President of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) after standing unopposed at the Congress in St Petersburg. 

World University Canoe Sprint Championships open in Kazan

By David Gold

World University_Canoe_Sprint_Championship_opening_ceremony_August_30August 30 - The World University Canoe Sprint Championships, a key test event for next summer's Universiade, have got underway in Kazan where the event will be held next July.

ICF supremo lauds London 2012 as "resounding success" following wild acclaim for canoe sprinting

By Stuart Newman

Canoe 200m_sprint_18_AugustAugust 18 - International canoeing chief José Perurena López has hailed his sport's competition at the recent London 2012 Olympics "a resounding success", with the newly introduced 200 metres sprint discipline earning a rapturous response from fans.

McKeever strikes gold for Britain in "Twenty20" kayak sprint

By David Owen at Eton Dorney Lake

Ed McKeever_11_AugustAugust 11 – The last raceday at Eton Dorney was a fruitful one for the host nation, with British canoeists taking two medals, including gold for Ed McKeever in the 200 metres kayak single.
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