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Bronze medal winners Liam Heath and Jon Schofield of Great Britain celebrate during the medal ceremony for the Men's Kayak Double (K2) 200m Canoe Sprint on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 11, 2012
Liam Heath: 'I went into automatic pilot during men's 200m sprint win'
Team GB's Liam Heath says that he went into "automatic pilot" mode during his gold medal-winning performance in the men's kayak single 200m sprint at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 21, 00:46
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German coach "fighting for life" in Rio
Germany's canoe slalom coach Stefan Heinze is left "fighting for his life" in Rio de Janeiro following a serious car crash.
Aug 13, 00:26
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Seven more Russian athletes banned from competing at Rio Olympics
Five sprint canoeists and two modern pentathletes are the latest Russian athletes to be banned from competing at the Rio Olympics this summer.
Jul 26, 15:59
Rob Oliver, Anne Dickens, Jeanette Chippington, Emma Wiggs, Ian Marsden and Nick Beighton pose after announcement of para-canoe athletes named in ParalympicsGB team on June 14, 2016
Six named in ParalympicsGB team for first ever para-canoe event at Rio 2016
ParalympicsGB select six athletes for Rio 2016's para-canoe event, the first ever to be held at a Games.
Jun 14, 11:53
Lani Belcher of Great Britain prepares for training at Eton Dorney on May 2, 2012
Team GB's Lani Belcher "really happy with silver" in 5000m kayak event
Team GB's Lani Belcher is "really happy" to come away with silver in the women's K1 5000m kayak event at the European Games.
Jun 16, 14:23
Ed McKeever attends The Big Red Ball event hosted by Right To Play to raise invaluable funds to improve the lives of children facing adversity in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America at London Marriott Hotel on November 6, 2012
Team GB's Ed McKeever "happy enough" with bronze
Team GB canoeist Ed McKeever says that he is "happy enough" after winning bronze in the K1 200m event at the European Games.
Jun 16, 12:53
Zoltan Kammerer, David Toth, Tamas Kulifai and Daniel Pauman of Hungary win Gold in the Kayak Four (K4) 1000m Men during day four of the Baku 2015 European Games at Mingachevir on June 16, 2015
Hungary's kayak champions pleased with European Games gold
Hungary's gold medal-winning K4 1000m team believe that their success at the European Games is a "good sign" ahead of the World Championships.
Jun 16, 10:04
Jon Schofield of Great Britain celebrate during the medal ceremony for the Men's Kayak Double (K2) 200m Canoe Sprint on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 11, 2012
Jon Schofield pleased with qualifying performance in Baku
Jon Schofield reveals that he was pleased with the performance he and Liam heath produced in qualifying for the kayak double (K2) 200m final at the European Games.
Jun 15, 19:39
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
Spanish canoeist blames paddles for early exit from Baku 2015
Spanish canoeist Saul Craviotto Rivero criticises his own choice of blades after an early exit from the men's kayak single (K1) 200m in Baku.
Jun 15, 15:03
Ed McKeever attends The Big Red Ball event hosted by Right To Play to raise invaluable funds to improve the lives of children facing adversity in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America at London Marriott Hotel on November 6, 2012
British canoeist Ed McKeever claims 'psychological advantage' at Baku 2015
Great Britain canoeist Ed McKeever claims that he has the psychological advantage heading into the men's kayak single (K1) 200m final tomorrow.
Jun 15, 13:47
Jon Schofield of Great Britain celebrate during the medal ceremony for the Men's Kayak Double (K2) 200m Canoe Sprint on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 11, 2012
British canoeist Jon Schofield "fighting to win" gold with Liam Heath
Great Britain canoeist Jon Schofield admits that he and partner Liam Heath will be "fighting to win" the men's kayak double (K2) 200m final tomorrow.
Jun 15, 13:24
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
Egan siblings 'proud' to represent Ireland at Baku 2015
Ireland's Jennifer Egen talks up her strong family bond with fellow Baku 2015 hopeful Peter Egan.
Jun 15, 12:49
Ed McKeever attends The Big Red Ball event hosted by Right To Play to raise invaluable funds to improve the lives of children facing adversity in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America at London Marriott Hotel on November 6, 2012
Ed McKeever: 'I've kind of been the one to beat since London 2012'
Great Britain canoeist Ed McKeever suggests that he may be the person to beat during the European Games in Baku as he prepares to renew his rivalry with Saul Craviotto.
Jun 14, 18:52
Sebastian Brendel of Germany competes in the Men's Canoe Single (C1) 200m Sprint Final B on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 11, 2012
Sebastian Brendel: 'I'm one of the favourites for C1-1000m title'
Sebastian Vendel admits that he is among the favourites for C1-1000m gold at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 13, 13:42
Ed McKeever attends The Big Red Ball event hosted by Right To Play to raise invaluable funds to improve the lives of children facing adversity in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America at London Marriott Hotel on November 6, 2012
Ed McKeever adjusting to Baku 2015 kayaking conditions
Ed McKeever plays down suggestions that excessive heat could be a problem for kayakers at the European Games.
Jun 13, 13:01
Rachel Cawthorn of Team GB during the Team GB kitting out ahead of Baku 2015 European Games at the NEC on June 2, 2015
Team GB canoeist Rachel Cawthorn keen to practise race plan in Baku
Team GB canoeist Rachel Cawthorn admits that she will be using the European Games to practise her race plan as she looks ahead to next year's Olympics.
Jun 13, 12:00
Franziska Weber of Germany celebrates winning the Gold medal in the Women's Kayak Double (K2) 500m Sprint on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 9, 2012
German canoeist Franziska Weber slams "crazy" water conditions
Olympic K2 500m champion Franziska Weber says that the course conditions for the canoeing events at the European Games are "crazy".
Jun 13, 10:09
David Florence of Team GB trains in the C1 at Lee Valley White Water Centre on April 25, 2012
Great Britain canoeing team expects "fierce" competition
Team GB canoeing performance director John Anderson believes that Britain will face "fierce competition" at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 13, 08:29
Lani Belcher of Great Britain prepares for training at Eton Dorney on May 2, 2012
Great Britain claim three gold medals at Canoe Sprint World Cup 2
Great Britain win three gold medals at the Canoe Sprint World Cup 2 in Germany.
May 26, 09:54
Ed McKeever attends The Big Red Ball event hosted by Right To Play to raise invaluable funds to improve the lives of children facing adversity in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America at London Marriott Hotel on November 6, 2012
Ed McKeever "proud" of Great Britain call-up
Ed McKeever says that he is proud to have been selected as part of the Great Britain squad to take part in this summer's European Games.
May 1, 14:32
David Florence in action in the Men's Canoe race during the GB Canoe Slalom 2015 UK Championships Selection Trials at Lee Valley White Water Centre on April 5, 2015
David Florence: 'This year crucial for Rio 2016 Olympics'
British slalom canoeist David Florence believes that this year is "crucial" leading up to the Rio Olympics next year.
Apr 7, 10:10
Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng in action during the game against Brooklyn Nets on April 30, 2013
UK Sport withdraws funding from seven sports
UK Sport cuts the funding for seven sports, including basketball, beach volleyball and boxing.
Feb 4, 15:06
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Ed McKeever accepts Usain Bolt comparisons
Team GB's Ed McKeever admits that he is more willing to accept comparisons to Usain Bolt following his 200m kayak gold medal.
Aug 11, 14:55
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Schofield aiming for better start in K2 sprint final
Jon Schofield admits that he and Liam Heath need a faster start to challenge for gold in the K2 sprint.
Aug 10, 13:52

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