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  1. Racing matches hot weather at the start of the 2016 African Sprint Champs

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    With a record number of nations entered, the seventh edition of the ICF Canoe Sprint African Championships got under way at the brand new sprint course at Shongweni Dam, KwaZulu-Natal in sweltering hot weather.

  2. Brigden-Jones on top of 500 metre podium after six year battle

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    It’s taken her six years, but London Olympian Jo Brigden-Jones is finally back on top of a crowded K1 500 pack after winning the event at the Oceania sprint Championships and second Grand Prix (GP2) in Adelaide, Australia on Sunday.

  3. Widespread changes proposed for the 2020 Olympic games canoe/kayak program

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    The International Canoe Federation (ICF) have approved a race program with some striking changes for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.

  4. To be the best you have to train with the best

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    Gold Coast paddler Jordan Wood leads a younger brigade of 1000 metre kayakers that have emerged throughout the Australian ranks in reason seasons.

  5. First big race and 2016 sprint season commencing tomorrow in Adelaide, Australia

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    The 2015/16 domestic canoe sprint series gets underway in Adelaide tomorrow with Grand Prix 1 set to stage the opening race of the season.

  6. Canoe sprint athletes worried: sports director criticises Rio Olympic race course.

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    Since several weeks, many athletes are in great concern about the water quality of the Olympic race course in Rio. It was mainly water plants that troubled the athletes during the test race this past weekend. The judgment:”Not fit for Olympia!“

  7. Interview with sprint star Lisa Carrington

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    We caught up for a chat with Lisa Carrington a week before the 2015 World Canoe Sprint Championships. She was spending her final training camp along with the rest of the New Zealand team in Training in Paradise – paddling on lakes Bled and Bohinj (Slovenia).

  8. Mark Oldershaw named flag bearer for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games

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    The Canadian Olympic Committee has named Olympic bronze medalist Mark Oldershaw as the flag bearer to lead Team Canada’s largest ever Pan American Games delegation into the opening ceremonies at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games on July 10.

  9. Germany and Hungary share first Canoe Sprint medals

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    The balance of power in international Canoe Sprint swung dramatically as the first five medals of the Baku 2015 competition were decided at the Kur Sport and Rowing Centre in Mingachevir on Monday morning.

  10. Baku 2015 European Games - Canoe sprint organisers trying to go with the flow

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    Preparations for the 1km long canoe sprint competition course along a picturesque stretch of the Kur River started 18 months ago. But controlling the flow of water from the hydro electric power plant at the Mingachevir Dam to the Caspian Sea has proved to be a major challenge for race organisers.

  11. Sunday’s Race report World Cup Canoe Sprint Portugal

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    Lisa CARRINGTON (NZL) and Mark OLDERSHAW (CAN) topped the bill with each winning two gold medals from the weekend's action at the first of three 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cups.

  12. Saturday’s Race report World Cup Canoe Sprint Portugal

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    The world's best canoe sprint athletes set blistering times as they fought for gold in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal at the first in a series of three 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cups.

  13. Robert Mike & Henrik Vasbanyai keep paddling until Tokyo

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    Robert Mike & Henrik Vasbanyai are over the first 500kms of the spring preparation. So far the world champion double canoe paddlers are training in single a bit further down on the Danube as they used to since the Kolonics Gyorgy Water Club is being reconstructed at the moment.

  14. “Whatever race we do, we want to win it!”

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    “Whatever race Henrik Vasbanyai and I do the only option for us is victory”, said Robert Mike Canoe paddler very determined.

  15. 2015 Canoe Sprint Coach Course Level 2 in Tunis

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    The International Canoe Federation (ICF) and the Tunisian Canoe Federation offered their Canoe Sprint Coach’s Course Level 2 in Tunis, Tunisia and was led by ICF Expert, Canoeing PhD Alessandra Maria Pinto.

  16. Singapore sprinters training in South Africa‏

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    It is a big year for the Singapore canoeing team. The country is set to host the biennual South East Asian (SEA) Games for the first time since 1993 in the 50th year of the city state's existence. To help them prepare for the challenge ahead, the team, under its long-time Hungarian coach Ballazs Babella, has travelled to South Africa for training at Natal Canoe Club (NCC) in Pietermaritzburg and Port Edward on the KwaZulu-Natal coast.

  17. Katalin Kovacs - “No body forces me with a gun to paddle”

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    Hungary’s most successful athlete Katalin Kovacs has given birth nine months ago. She's in training camp in Abu Dhabi collecting kilometers at the moment. She's preparing for the World Championships and at the same time she's also planning ahead for the Rio Olympics.

  18. Spain’s most successful Olympian David Cal says goodbye

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    After three intense days of rumors and give and takes, an emotional David Cal officially announced his retirement from professional sport. From the town hall of his home village Cangas de Morrazo, the Galician canoeist commented in a press conference that he didn’t feel "comfortable" lately, "lost motivation" and the desire to continue competing.

  19. Para-kayaker Curtis McGrath aiming for Rio after Afghan IED incident

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    From the moment a bomb took Curtis McGrath's legs in Afghanistan two and a half years ago, he resolved to stand on top of the podium at next year's Rio Paralympics.

  20. Rio 2016 reveals calendar for 44 Olympic and Paralympic test events‏

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    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.

  21. The French ‘tricolores’ winter training in the sun

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    Coldness has spread over France, therefore it was time for the French paddlers to go training in warm, sunny places aiming to prepare the 2015 season. This year, wildwater athletes will race the sprint worlds in Vienna while slalom and sprint paddlers aim to get the Olympic quotas during the World championships in London and Milan.

  22. Teneale Hatton Takes One Giant Leap Toward Olympic Dream

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    World Champion and Olympic kayaker Teneale Hatton is gearing up for another record breaking year on the water, with one of the busiest event calendars of any athlete in the sport and the backing of One Giant Leap, the New Zealand based developers of a power meter for kayakers.

  23. Canoe sprint team Poland trains in Montebelo, Portugal

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    Monika Marczak - This season, the female kayakers want to qualify six spots for the Olympics. Coach Tomasz Kryk already has a vision for preparations for participating in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

  24. Bridgitte Hartley gearing up for Olympic qualification ahead of Rio 2016

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    For Natal Canoe Club sprint star Bridgitte Hartley there was one clear highlight in 2014: "Winning a bronze medal at the World Championships," she said without hesitation. That result confirmed that the 2012 London Olympic Games bronze medallist remains among the world's elite sprinters.

  25. Sprint athlete Vincent Słomiński has ambitious plans for the new season!

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    The 22-year-old athlete became affiliated with Steelbud. Thanks to its support, the winner of the last World Cup in Milan (in a double with Tomasz Kaczor) will be even better-able to prepare for the upcoming season, in which he will have the opportunity to qualify a spot for the Olympics.

  26. Team Poland Canoe Sprint trains in Livigno, Italy

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    The female kayakers have been the flagship of Polish kayaking for several years. The team that medalled at the last World Championships had its first major camp in Livigno, Italy last year December.

  27. Duisburg wants World Championships back

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    That’s how it should be in 2019 again: strong performances and a good atmosphere at the race course in Duisburg. The world championships will be allocated in March.

  28. Hungarian sprint coach Istvan Kiss - Large crew, new opportunities

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    The expanded crew of the Honved Canoe Club is had their 2nd week at the Tata training camp facility. The athletes of Istvan Kiss's are in the middle of the winter preparation and really look forward to their arrival in Sevilla, Spain and get on the water.

  29. Gordan Harbrecht - On the way to Rio as lone fighter

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    The 29-year old sprint canoe athlete Gordan Harbrecht often trains alone. His big goal is to participate in the Olympic summer games in Rio 2016. The Rostock- athlete sees his chances especially in the K4.

  30. Robert McIntyre is arguably Australia’s most talented sprint paddler

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    With a paddle in his hand there is little Rob McIntyre cannot do. In 2014 he was a member of the senior Wildwater and U23 sprint national teams. Add to that his prowess in a ski kayak, make him one of canoeing’s most rounded and gifted paddlers.

  31. Senior men fight for weed free course in Penrith, Australia

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    Australia’s senior 1000 metre men protested against the state of the course at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on the weekend.

  32. Hungarian Honved Canoe Sprint Club trains in Abu Dhabi

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    The late autumn-winter training camp of the the Honved Canoe Club took off in Abu Dhabi in October last year. Attila Vajda also joined. The weather was stunning and everyone was happy with the conditions, the training environment and the facilities.

  33. Interview with Victoria Schwarz and Fernando Fernandes

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    Interview with sprint athletes Viktoria Schwarz from Austria and Fernando Fernandes from Brazil.

  34. Faster, stronger, quicker – deliberate practice

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    It is, as every athlete is crucially aware his or her physical Training that has the greatest degree of net positive effect on performance. Which is precisely why, day in day out, rain or shine the elite athlete is committed to and dedicated to his or training regimen. It is the biggest influenceable variable on performance outcome.

  35. Olympic reforms for sprint and slalom - attractiveness, understandability, smaller

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    The Olympic Games will become more colourful and exciting. This is why cut backs have to be made. Some sports may face losing their character.

  36. Olympic reforms for sprint and slalom - attractiveness, understandability, smaller

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    The Olympic Games will become more colourful and exciting. This is why cut backs have to be made. Some sports may face losing their character.

  37. Popov confident that Rio is back on track for 2016 Olympics

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    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.

  38. Brigden-Jones and Flood impress at the Blue Lakes Regatta in New Zealand

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    Jo Brigden-Jones and Naomi Flood reaped the benefits of a three week training block by recording some impressive results at the Blue Lakes Regatta in Rotorua, New Zealand on Saturday.

  39. Interview with Victoria Schwarz and Fernando Fernandes

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    Interview with sprint athletes Viktoria Schwarz from Austria and Fernando Fernandes from Brazil.

  40. K4 wins first gold ever for Kazakhstan at the 2014 Asian Games: next step Rio!

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    Ilya Golenda, Daulet Sultanbekov and Andrey Erguchev are three quarters of a Kazakh K4 team who have all just turned 20. They are considered heroes of their team as they have won Kazakhstan’s first kayaking gold medal at the Asian Games. Joining these three young athletes is the experienced competitor Alexander Emelyanov, who has experience of winning medals at the Asian Games and is 10 years older than his teammates.

  41. Sprint World Champion Josef Dostál helps to test a new K1 for rough conditions

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    Recently, Dostál has been on holiday to Paris, picking mushrooms in a forest near his family’s cottage and relaxing in Hawaii. He also completed a marathon race in Bohemia, where he suffered excruciating pain after struggling to finish. But as we speak, Josef Dostál, the K-1 and K-4 1000m World Champion, is diligently preparing for the new racing season. During November he is exchanging the cloudy Czech weather for sunny California.

  42. Interview with Sarah Guyot - Team France catches sight of Rio

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    A few weeks ago the French canoe sprint teams were training by age and category. The juniors were in Nancy (East of France), the senior kayak men in Vaires-sur-Marne (Paris area) and the kayak women in Cesson-Sévigné (Brittany) under the leadership of Claudine Leroux.

  43. Olympic Games officials approved of the canoeing lake in Rio, despite the presence of algae

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    During their visit to Rio de Janeiro, representatives of 13 National Olympic Committees (NOC), among them former rowing and canoeing athletes, praised many beautiful areas in the city. Yet at the same time they expressed concern about the chaotic traffic in the area.

  44. Video teaser 2015 ICF World Championships Canoe Sprint Portugal

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    The promotional video for the upcoming ICF Canoe Sprint events in Portugal ( Montemor-o-Velho) in 2015: Canoe Sprint World Cup I and ICF Canoe Sprint Juniors & U23 World Championships.

  45. Tomasz Kryk optimistic about the upcoming kayaking season!

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    It’s no secret that the women are the stand-outs on the kayaking team. Tomasz Kryk's charges are still nursing injuries; however, the 'Rio de Janeiro' operation will soon get underway, because the Olympic qualifiers are planned for the World Championships in August next year.

  46. Interview with Olympic Sprint Champion and mother Krisztina Fazekas-Zur

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    Olympic Champion Krisztina Fazekas-Zur had only managed to go home and visit her family in Hungary for a week before she left again Tuesday 30 September for California in order to start preparations for the 2015 racing season.

  47. Aleksei Korovashkov - “I want to win gold at Rio 2016”

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    The 22 year old Russian athlete Aleksei Korovashkov triumphs at the world canoe championships in Moscow, coming away with 3 golds and 1 silver medal.

  48. German canoe federation (DKV) restructures trainer team

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    In preparation for the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio and as a consequence of the disappointing results of this year’s world championships in Moscow, the German canoe federation (DKV) rearranges its trainer team. This, also in regard to the competition for the important quota places in Milano next year.

  49. Maxime Beaumont reports on the ‘Kanal Sprint’ in Potsdam, Germany

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    Only 5 days after the World Championship in Russia, I am on my way to Potsdam in Germany. This has a great canoe club: it was the former West Germany Olympic team training centre and more recently they were German Club Champions winning more than 60 podium places.

  50. Maxime Beaumont reports on the ‘Kanal Sprint’ in Potsdam, Germany

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    Only 5 days after the World Championship in Russia, I am on my way to Potsdam in Germany. This has a great canoe club: it was the former West Germany Olympic team training centre and more recently they were German Club Champions winning more than 60 podium places.