Canoeing And Kayaking

National Rugby Championship: Fiji "Drua" to make debut

Aug 16, 2017

Fiji's new team in Australia's National Rugby Championship will be known as the Drua, named after a historic double canoe from the Pacific Island nation

Missouri kayaker begins world record attempt in Michigan

Mar 11, 2017

An experienced kayaker is trying to set the world record for the most miles paddled by a woman in one year

Olympic officials say rowing, swim venues will stay in Tokyo

Nov 29, 2016

Olympic organizers agreed Tuesday to keep the rowing, canoe sprint and swimming venues at their planned sites in Tokyo for the 2020 Games, while postponing a decision until Christmas on a possible switch for volleyball

Australians won't be punished for altering Rio credentials

Sep 1, 2016

Australian Olympians Natalie Cook and Lachlan Milne will not be sanctioned for altering accreditations to allow fellow Australian athletes into the country's basketball semifinal against Serbia at the Rio de Janeiro Games

Kayak men assail plans for women's canoe in next Olympics

Aug 20, 2016

In the Olympics, women can paddle a kayak but not a canoe. Some men think it should stay that way.

Weightlifter stripped of medal; 3 others get drug sanctions

Aug 18, 2016

A male weightlifter from Kyrgyzstan became the first athlete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to be stripped of a medal after a positive drug test

'Missing Kidney' wins Brazil's first canoeing medal

Aug 16, 2016

He was scalded at 3, kidnapped at 5 and lost a kidney when he fell from a tree at 10

German Olympic coach dies following car accident in Rio

Aug 15, 2016

A canoe slalom coach from Germany died Monday after sustaining head injuries last week in a car crash in Rio de Janeiro, the country's Olympic team said