Sprint Canoe Paracanoe
For a city that considers itself to be the international home of sprint canoeing, the past two years have felt like an eternity.
Discussions are underway to build the world's first ever freestyle kayaking stadium, in what would be a major breakthrough for the sport.
Olympic and World Champions are expected to head a strong field of athletes competing in the season-opening sprint canoe World Cup at Montemor-o-Velho for the 1st ICF Canoe Sprint world Cup 2017.
World domination might be some way off for Asia’s passionate canoe slalom community, but if determination and endeavour are part of the equation it might not be as far off as some might expect.
22nd Jan 2017
The premiere 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup is set for Montemor-O-Velho, Portugal from the 19 – 21 May so lets get ready to rumble!
2nd Nov 2016
As you start your journey in paddle sport one of the first questions is always, what's the difference between a Kayak and a Canoe? Here's a quick guide with expert video explanations.
25th Nov 2016
Jose Perurena’s (ESP) leadership of the International Canoe Federation will continue for a third term following a vote of confidence at the XXXVI ICF Congress in Baku, Azerbijan.
14th Sept 2016
Paracanoe makes its debut at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games follow the action here.
Canoe Sprint fan? Catch up on all the action from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Canoe Slalom fan? Don't miss anything happening at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
THE NEIL WILSON COLUMN / An exclusive, authoritative series from Sports Features Communications (SFC) Mark Adams, director of communications at the International Olympic Committee, excelled himself this week. He tweeted that the legacy of the Rio Olympic Games has "confounded the critics".
Jasmin Schornberg: Twice World Champion and Four Times European Champion in Canoe Slalom Reveals her Workout, Diet and Beauty Secrets
Jasmin Schornberg is a German slalom canoer who has competed since the early 2000s. She won eight medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with two golds (K-1: 2009, K-1 team: 2007), two silvers (K-1 team: 2010, 2013) and four bronzes (K-1: 2013; K-1 team: 2006, 2009, 2011).
Paris 2024 co-chair Tony Estanguet believes the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission inspection in May is a "unique occasion to really demonstrate the quality" of the French capital's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A partnership agreement has been signed between National Olympic Committees from Japan and Slovakia in order to "exchange information and good practices".
Kayaking can be as easy or as hard as you want to make it. It's an all-inclusive sport.
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BelarusMinsk Read more
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SlovakiaBratislava Read more
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AustriaMurau Read more
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RomaniaPitesti Read more
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We represent the global canoeing movement and comprise of five continental and 167 national federations. Based in Lausanne, Switzerland our dedicated team drives and supports the worldwide network of committed canoeing experts who deliver everything from sprint and slalom events at the Olympic Games to come and try its sessions on your local stretch of water.