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  • Brendal strokes to gold in C1 sprint

    Brendal strokes to gold in C1 sprint

    London 2012 - Germany’s Sebastian Brendel lets out a yell as he strokes his canoe through the finish line to with the gold medal in men’s C1 1000m sprint.
    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 4:30 PM | Photo
  • Menkov of Uzbekistan in C1 1000m final

    Menkov of Uzbekistan in C1 1000m final

    London 2012 - Vadim Menkov of Uzbekistan kneels to paddle in Canoe Single (C1) 1000m sprint final A, but finishes fourth, just out of the medals.
    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 4:00 PM | Photo
  • Big crowd at Eton Dorney

    Big crowd at Eton Dorney

    London 2012 - Athletes are thrilled compete before a large crowd filling the stands at Eton Dorney to watch the C1 canoe sprint 1000m final. Germany’s Sebastian Brendel wins gold, edging out David Cal Figueroa of Spain for silver.
    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 4:30 PM | Photo
  • News | Athens 2004 Legacy

    Hellinikon Complex

    The Hellinikon Complex is situated in the south-west of Athens, on the site of the former Hellinikon International Airport, which closed in 2001. It consists of six separate venues, initially planned as temporary structures: the two Olympic Indoor Halls hosting the basketball, fencing and handball matches; the Hellinikon Hockey Centre; the Hellinikon Canoe/Kayak/Slalom Centre; the Olympic Baseball Centre; and the Olympic Softball Stadium.
    24 Oct 2019 | Athens 2004 Legacy, Olympic Venues
  • News | Beijing 2008 Legacy

    Overview

    Out of 16 new venues built for the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, 15 are in use today for sports, cultural and recreational activities. Some of them have become iconic buildings, such as the National Stadium (Bird’s Nest) and the Water Cube. The Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park’s canoe slalom course is no longer used for competition, but the rest of the park welcomes both competitive and recreational water activities.
    23 Oct 2019 | Beijing 2008 Legacy, Olympic Venues
  • Olympics Day 11 CanoeKayak Flatwater Mens K4 500m sprint

    Olympics Day 11 CanoeKayak Flatwater Mens K4 500m sprint

    BEIJING - AUGUST 19: Rami Zur of the United States competes in his heat of the Flatwater Men's K1 500m kayak flatwater event at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park on Day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Monday, August 18, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • German duo take Team Sprint gold at the Velodrome | Video

    German duo take Team Sprint gold at the Velodrome

    London 2012 - Germany's Miriam Welte and Kristina Vogel won the opening gold of the London 2012 Track Cycling programme with victory in the women's Team Sprint. Watch their stunning performance now.
  • Canoe Slalom gold and silver for Team GB | Video

    Canoe Slalom gold and silver for Team GB

    London 2012 - Great Britain claimed gold and silver in the Canoe Slalom Double (C2) in front a jubilant home crowd. Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie won gold in a time of 106.41, followed by Richard Hounslow and David Florence, who registered a time of 106.77 to claim silver.
  • Joy for Hoy as GB triumphs in men's Team Sprint | Video

    Joy for Hoy as GB triumphs in men's Team Sprint

    London 2012 - Chris Hoy won a fifth Olympic gold after Great Britain's men's Team Sprint squad triumphed on a night of high drama at the London 2012 Olympic Velodrome. Watch the final now.
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