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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Introducing paddler extraordinaire Peter Kauzer

    Peter Kauzer has been competing at the very top of kayaking for more than a decade. In love with his sport, the K1 Rio 2016 silver medallist gives us an insight into the Zen art of paddling, his desire to share a car with the world’s fastest rally drivers and his dubious major-event ritual. 
    14 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Slovenia, Canoe Slalom
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Canoe/kayak events prove a big hit at Buenos Aires 2018

    The world’s best young canoeists and kayakers served up quite a spectacle at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, showcasing their skills in the obstacle slalom and head-to-head sprint formats. Hungary topped the medal table with two golds, while canoe slalom specialist Terence Saramandif won Mauritius’ first-ever Olympic title.
    27 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Canoe, Canoe-Kayak, Canoe Slalom, Canoe Sprint
  • News | Sustainability

    Ocean pollution: a fight worth a splash

    International Olympic Committee (IOC) Clean Seas Ambassador and two-time canoe slalom Olympian Mike Dawson is attempting to complete the world’s first full descent of Africa’s treacherous Kwanza River, using his expedition to raise public awareness about the devastating impact of marine litter in Angola and around the world. 
    12 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sustainability
  • News | Sustainability

    International Sports Federations step up their sustainability game

    The role of sport in addressing marine pollution, climate change, biodiversity loss and air quality took centre stage this week as 63 International Federations (IFs) gathered together in Lausanne, Switzerland, at an annual sustainability session, organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the back of the IF Forum 2018. 
    09 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Sustainability
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Mauritius’ Saramandif makes history, Slovakia’s Luknarova in a class of her own

    Terence Saramandif of Mauritius claimed the men’s canoe obstacle slalom gold at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Monday 15 October, while Slovakia’s Emanuela Luknarova outpaced the rest of the field to win the women’s kayak obstacle slalom.
    15 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Canoe Slalom
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Day 8: Here’s what’s been happening at the YOG

    We reflect on some of the standout moments from the eighth day of competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018…
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Adam Kiss triumphs in a great K-1 sprint final

    The gold medal in the K-1 sprint went to Hungary: Adam Kiss earned it when he outraced Belgium’s Vangeel in another grand Youth Olympic finale. Local canoeist Valentin Rossi lived up to expectations and won a bronze medal in Puerto Madero. Elsewhere, Uzbekistan’s Gulbakhor Fayzeva was imperious as she won gold in the women's canoe head to head sprint final.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Canoe
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Ones to watch at the YOG Buenos Aires 2018

    With 4.000 of the world’s best young athletes set to descend on Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) this October, we take a look at some of the rising stars who are likely to shine in the Argentinian capital.
    14 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Olympic Channel

    The Power of One: Inspiring stories behind a country’s only Olympic medal

    In the history of the modern Olympic Games, there is one athlete who has won 28 career Olympic medals, but there are also entire countries that have won just one. The Power of One, the new, six-episode original series from the Olympic Channel, delves into the story behind a country’s Olympic medal and how the impact of that one medal has changed the local and national community forever. 
    14 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel
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