Canoeing

British Olympic medallists suffer elimination on day two of Canoe Slalom World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

David Florence left and Richard Hounslow right suffered an early exit from the men's C2 ©ICFBritain's defending champions Richard Hounslow and David Florence were eliminated in the preliminary stages of the men's C2 at the Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships.

Favourites progress on opening day of Canoe Slalom World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Alexander Slafkovsky was the fastest in the mens C1 ©Getty ImagesThere were very few surprises on the opening day of the Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, as the competition's big hitters safely secured progression from the qualification heats.

Canoe Slalom World Championships set to begin at Deep Creek

By Daniel Etchells

The Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships logo Deep Creek 2014 © Deep Creek 2014The Deep Creek 2014 Canoe Slalom World Championships are due get underway tomorrow with the mountains of Western Maryland hosting the event for the first time in 25 years.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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