skip to content

Displaying 1-10 of 12
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Taking a turn into unfamiliar territory

    Forget grass-banked rivers and a 2000m straight course. In the heart of urban Buenos Aires, the YOG rowing competition aims to attract a new audience with a revolutionary twist
    07 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Rowing
  • News | RIO 2016

    Canoeing’s speed merchants light up Rio

    The star of the Rio 2016 canoe sprint competitions was unquestionably Hungary’s Danuta Kozák, the winner of golds in three of the four women’s competitions: K1, K2 and K4 500m. Elsewhere at the Lagoa Stadium, Germany’s Sebastian Brendel retained his C1 1,000m crown and won another in C2 over the same distance. Two other athletes to win back-to-back titles were New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington in the women’s K1 200m and Ukraine’s Yuriy Cheban in the men’s C1 200m.
    12 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Sprint
  • News | RIO 2016

    Brendel, Carrington retain canoe sprint titles

    Germany’s Sebastien Brendel and New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington respectively retained their Olympic men’s canoe single 1,000m and women’s kayak single 200m titles at Rio 2016, on a day when four gold medals were handed out at Lagoa Stadium.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Sprint, Germany
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Rowing: Stars of tomorrow make a splash in Nanjing

    From the heats right through to finals day, the young champions of the rowing events at Nanjing 2014 put on a superb show at Xuanwu Lake, serving notice of their rich potential at international level.
    08 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    Sportsmanship triumphs over rivalries

    The competition may be fierce but that doesn’t stop athletes from forging the strongest of friendships with their opponents.
    09 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Social media news
  • News | London 2012

    Canadian sets early Canoe Sprint pace - London 2012

    The early Canoe Sprint pace was set by Canada's Adam van Koeverden in the Kayak Single (K1) 1000m, as the action got under way at Eton Dorney.
    06 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, K1 Obstacle Canoe Slalom, K1 Head to Head Canoe Sprint, C1 Head to Head Canoe Sprint, Canoe Slalom, Canoe Sprint, Australia, Belarus, C-1 1000m (canoe single), Canada, Canoe / Kayak, Denmark, France, Germany, Kayak single, K-2 10000m, K-4 500m (kayak four), Men, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Women
back to top Fr