Canoeing

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.
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