Kayak

  • Kayaking festival comes to Kerala backwaters July 27, 2014

    Top rowers of the world are in Kozhikode, Kerala for the Kayaking festival being held at the backwaters of the southern most state. ...
  • Russel Crowe gets lost kayaking in Long Island September 4, 2012

    New York: Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe lost his way kayaking in the waters off New York's Long Island and was picked up by a U.S. Coast Guard boat and ferried to a harbor, officials said Sunday. The 48-year-old actor was kayaking with a friend and launched from Cold Spring Harbor Saturday...
  • Olympics: Ed McKeever wins gold in K-1 200m August 11, 2012

    London: Ed McKeever of Britain won the final of the inaugural 200-meter K-1 at the Olympic canoe sprint regatta on Saturday - the host nation's 26th gold medal of the London Games. McKeever justified his nickname of "Usain Bolt on Water" by powering to victory in 36.246 seconds in the sport's...
  • Italian kayaker Idem retires after 8 Olympics August 10, 2012

    London: After eight Olympics and five medals, Josefa Idem is finally hanging up the paddle. The 47-year-old Italian kayaker competed in her last race Thursday, finishing fifth in the final of the K-1 500-meters at the London Olympics, competing against opponents nearly half her age. Idem crossed the line in 1 minute,...
  • Josefa Idem 1st woman to compete in 8 Olympics August 7, 2012

    Windsor, England: Italian kayaker Josefa Idem became the first woman to compete in eight Olympic Games — and marked the occasion on Tuesday by upstaging a host of younger rivals to qualify for the flagship 500-meter K-1 final. The 47-year-old Idem, who first competed at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, when...
  • Olympics: Molmenti wins gold in kayak slalom August 1, 2012

    London: Daniele Molmenti gave himself an Olympic gold medal as a birthday present. The Italian powered down the white water course at the London Olympics to secure the gold the men's kayak slalom on Wednesday — on his 28th birthday. Molmenti finished 1.35 seconds ahead of Vavrinec Hradilek of the Czech Republic,...
  • Canoe/Kayak July 31, 2008

    The 16 events Men: Straight racing: Canoe (Four events): C1 500m, C2 500m, C1 1000m, C2 1000m - Kayak (Five events): K1 500m, K2 500m, K1 1000m, K2 1000m, K4 1000m Slalom: Canoe (Two events): C1, C2 - Kayak (One event) : K1 Women: Straight racing: Kayak (Three events): K1 500m, K2 500m,...