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CANOE-KAYAK Preview: Fox still looking for first win as Slalom World Cup visits Tacen

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The third of five legs in the 2019 ICF Slalom World Cup is being readied in Ljubljana (SLO), at the famed Tacen Whitewater Course....

CANOE-KAYAK: World Champion Anton masters difficult Slalom World Cup course in Bratislava

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On a weekend when the already-difficult course in Bratislava (SVK) was tweaked to be even a little more challenging, the only star to master...

CANOE-KAYAK Preview: 10 Olympic or World Champs in second Slalom World Cup in Bratislava

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There will be new winners in every Slalom World Cup race this weekend, as all of the winners from the Lee Valley (GBR) opener...

CANOE-KAYAK: British shine at 2012 Olympic site in 2019 World Cup opener

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It was a happy reunion for British canoeing and the famed Lee Valley site that was the venue for the 2012 Olympic Slalom races...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Still more London doping, Gabe Grunewald passes and Sha’Carri Richardson goes...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXX Olympiad: London 2012 ● The International Olympic Committee...

CANOE-KAYAK Preview: Opening Slalom World Cup returns to London’s Olympic venue

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The Canoe Slalom course at Lee Valley near London, site of the 2012 Olympic competition, welcomes back the first World Cup of the 2019...

CANOE-KAYAK: Hungary’s Balla and Takacs surprise Canada in women’s Sprint World Cup

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Sometimes the most interesting races in a World Cup or other early-season race is how much improvement is obvious in specific boats. At last year’s...

CANOE-KAYAK: Strong fields assembled for final 2019 World Cup in Duisberg

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There are only two ICF Sprint World Cups in 2019, with this week’s program in Duisberg (GER) the final stage. While there have been...

CANOE/KAYAK: Carrington wins three in season-opening World Cup in Poland

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If there was any doubt that Lisa Carrington’s continued dominance in kayak at age 29, forget it. The New Zealander showed once again that she...

CANOEING Preview: Carrington headlines World Cup season opener in Poland

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The first of two ICF World Cup Sprint events is underway in Poznan (POL), with a huge program of events continuing through Sunday. Thanks...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Hot distance running at the Payton Jordan Invite at Stanford

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Sure, the Diamond League opener in Doha was spectacular, but...

CANOE-KAYAK: National champs sweep six of eight races at National Sprint Trials

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The American Canoe Association, the national governing body for canoeing and kayaking in the U.S., held its 2019 National Team Trials on the Oklahoma...

CANOEING Preview: National Sprint and Slalom Trials set for Oklahoma City

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The American Canoe Association is holding the U.S. National Team Trials this weekend in Oklahoma City, with competition in both Sprint and Slalom disciplines. In...

LANE ONE: The strange case of rowing, Los Angeles and the 1932, 2012, 2016...

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The International Olympic Committee has trumpeted the benefits of its Agenda 2020 reform program, one of the first initiatives undertaken by then-new IOC President...

CANOE-KAYAK: Fox shatters records with dual Slalom World titles

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“It’s been the perfect season, the perfect world championships, I’m absolutely thrilled.” She should be. Australia’s Jessica Fox (pictured) re-wrote the record books with gold medals...

CANOE-KAYAK: Canada stars at Pan American Sprint Champs

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Pan American Games qualifying and a full slate of continental championship events filled the Pan American Sprint Championships in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (CAN) last...

CANOE-KAYAK: Fox overcomes penalty for double seasonal titles

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Australia’s Jessica Fox made the 2018 World Cup Slalom season all about her. She started by winning both the C-1 and K-1 races in the...

CANOE-KAYAK Preview: Fox headlines Slalom World Cup final in Spain

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The fifth and final World Cup in Canoe Slalom comes this weekend at the famed course at La Seu d’Urgell (ESP); the current standings: ∙...

CANOE-KAYAK: Tasiadis wins third Slalom World Cup; Kuhnle stops Fox’s streak

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Germany’s Sideris Tasiadis won his third World Cup Slalom of the season, but Australia’s Jessica Fox suffered her first defeat of 2018. Tasiadis won the...

DOPING: Asian Games, Jarrion Lawson, Canoeing champ, U.S. wrestler

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Lots of activity in the doping sector, not only new positives, but also a promise of more pressure against sports with positives at the...

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