Yesterday we published an article about USACK ending the partnership with ACA. The USACK board of directors however voted to resume the merger talks. Leading up to this vote a letter was distributed by Bill Endicott, which explains many of the issues and opportunities involved.
The USACK Board of Directors has decided to end the partnership with the ACA and no longer utilize the administrative services offered to it by the ACA.
The Pan American Canoe Confederation (COPAC) is pleased to announce its agreement of sponsorship with NELO M.A.R. KAYAKS LDA.; the largest canoe-kayak manufacturer in the world.
Friday August 7th the International Surfing Association (ISA) addressed the Tokyo's 2020 Additional Events Programme Panel in the Japanese capital. ISA revealed details of the disciplines, confirming that traditional short board surfing and stand-up paddle boarding were those chosen to be put forward to the Panel.
As World Masters Games 2017 marks two years to go until the event kicks off on 21 April 2017, individual sports are upping preparations to welcome 13,000 international competitors to Auckland, New Zealand.
The International Canoe Federation's Board Meeting in Marrakesh resulted in several key outcomes for the sports future including a clear commitment to deliver gender equity, an investment in online communications and motion to ensure strategic alignment to make a positive contribution to the IOC 2020 Agenda.
The Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced today the calendar for 44 further test events to be held in preparation for the Games.
Sports journalists are failing girls and women worldwide. No, I am not speaking of fellow female reporters here, as some of the readers may think. I will not go on a tirade on sexism, bias and disrespect me and my female colleagues may have faced over the years of their careers.
At the height of the Cold War and in the shadow of an Eastern Bloc boycott, the 1984 Olympic Games took place in Los Angeles, California. USA canoe and kayak athletes had been performing well leading up to the Games and ultimately Greg Barton would win a Bronze in the K1-1000 flatwater event.
A new dawn has come for the International Olympic Committee (IOC). After IOC President Thomas Bach's unanimously successful Agenda 2020 vote in December 2014, the time for implementation of change has arrived. AIPS President Gianni Merlo spoke to Thomas Bach about where the IOC now stands in terms of implementing new rules, and what some of Agenda 2020's more abstract points mean in reality.
After months of discussions, USA Canoe/Kayak has formed a new partnership with the American Canoe Association (ACA), the oldest and largest paddlesport organization in the United States. As part of the agreement, Wade Blackwood, Executive Director of the ACA, will also take over as CEO of USA Canoe/Kayak.
In 2014 the Sportscene website www.sportscene.tv was visited almost 1 million times (914,328) with 2.71 million page views.
It’s no secret that the International Canoe Federation has a gender equity problem. Women are underrepresented both on the water and in the board room. At the ICF board, women account for just three of the 29 spots, and on the water women are still fighting for equality.
With the Youth Olympic Games being held in Nanjing, China at the moment we thought it would be a good idea to share a document Sportscene received a few weeks ago.We were asked not to share the actual document but to derive a schematic version from the concept.
The full membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today unanimously approved the 40 recommendations that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco.
Alexander Popov’s opinion has changed. In July last year the Olympic gold medallist turned IOC member was highly critical of Rio de Janeiro's preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games; now he is relieved to tell a different tale.
The premier event in paddlesports and first of its kind, the World Paddle Awards (WPA) for the 2014 season will take place on Saturday 9th May 2015 in Augsburg (Germany). Object of the awards are celebrating excellence in paddlesports by athletes and those involved in the sport. The public online voting campaign is now opened by www.worldpaddleawards.com.