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May 20


【5月20日 AFP】2016年のリオデジャネイロ五輪、そして2018年の平昌冬季五輪で、上半身裸の旗手としてインターネットを中心に話題を呼んだトンガのピタ・タウファトファ(Pita...

出場へ向けたハードルは高い。東京行きを実現するには、8月にハンガリーで行われる世界選手権(2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships)で5位以内に入るか、オーストラリアやニュージーランドといった経験値の高いライバルのいるオセアニア予選で圧勝
May 19

Olympic Games Not The Only Goal For Top Kayaker Jenny Egan

Jenny Egan with her bronze medal from the Canoe Sprint World Championships The Olympics is not the “Holy Grail” for Jenny Egan despite her...

medal at the ICF Senior Canoe Sprint World Championships with a bronze — something she rates as highly as a podium finish at the Olympics. “
May 18

Paddle surfing still plotting Olympic course despite ownership dispute

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) – Paddle surfers could yet be racing for gold medals down the River Seine at the 2024 Olympics if a row...

believes. The International Surfing Association (ISA) and the International Canoe Federation (ICF) both claim it and last year placed their
May 17

Topless Tongan eyes unique Olympic treble

In this file photo taken on February 25, 2018 Tonga's Pita Taufatofua attends the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic...

. The kayaking fraternity have been more welcoming, with the International Canoe Federation tweeting its support. "We are very excited to