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When Will the International Canoe Federation Release More Olympic Sport Information?
December 9th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 2 Comments

Why hasn’t the International Canoe Federation (ICF) informed their constituents (the paddling community) and stakeholders about the process for what will happen and when with the International Olympic Committee? Why haven’t they been more transparent about what they have submitted and when? And their strategy for the way forward? Why haven’t they made public all […]

IOC SESSION UPDATE:  IOC Will Not Vote on 2020 Events at this Session – Date TBD
December 9th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

IOC SESSION UPDATE: We were just informed by an IOC Member that the IOC will NOT be voting on specific events at this session. It was enough to get the high level principles covered and voted on. The 2020 Olympic Program will be event-based, including a focus on gender equity and mixed gender events. To […]

IOC Votes on Tokyo 2020 Program Dec 8-9, 2014 – Vote Yes for Women’s Canoe!
December 5th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

3 days until the IOC meets on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Program.  “Vote Yes for Women’s Canoe!” 90 years and counting.      

REQUEST FOR DOCUMENTS FROM International Canoe Federation —  Severely Lacking in Gender Equality, Universality and Good Governance
November 20th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

**This is a request for the ICF to make decisions, processes, voting records, etc. available for the public and to reconsider several 2015 decisions.** In our November 17, 2014 blog post we presented data reflecting the male dominated European culture of the International Canoe Federation (ICF). The data show a nearly all male Board, an […]

UPDATE: International Canoe Federation Board 90% Male / Executive Committee and Committee Chairs 100% Male
November 17th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

ISSUE:  90 years and counting – the International Canoe Federation (ICF) remains almost exclusively a male-only club, with European men dominating key leadership positions. This is their commitment to gender equality and universality? From the ICF website:   “….in 1996, the IOC [International Olympic Committee] adopted a policy that ‘the International Federations should immediately establish […]

Australia’s Jessica Fox Wins Prime Minister’s Outstanding Women in Sport Award
October 18th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

Congratulations to Australia’s Jessica Fox – winner of the Prime Minister’s Outstanding Women in Sport Award!  She was the 2014 World Champion  in Slalom C1 & K1 – a feat no other paddler has accomplished, male or female.  More information about the award. Read more about Fox’s historic double world championships in canoe and kayak. Sydney Morning […]

2014 South East Asian Canoeing Championships – Women’s Canoe
October 18th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

The 2014 South East Asian Canoeing Championships (SEACC) took place October 11, 2014 at Marina Reservoir, Singapore.   Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand competed in only women’s canoe events at this year’s SEACC – the C1 200. Congratulations to Gold medalist Truong Thi Phoung from Vietnam, who won by over 4 seconds over silver medalist Naw Cherry […]

New World Record C1 200 & 8th World Title for Laurence Vincent Lapointe
September 16th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

The Women’s C1 200 world record dropped two times at the 2014 ICF Canoe/Kayak Sprint World Championships and the A Final was thefastest women’s canoe final ever! In the semi-finals, Brasil’s Valdenice Conceicao do Nascimento — known for her million dollar smile and for being a great Canoe Mom – blitzed the competition in a new C1 […]

Great Britain Women Canoeists Dominate Paracanoe Events at Canoe Sprint Worlds
August 19th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

Great Britain’s Triumphant Trio of Andrea Green, Emma Wiggs and Jeanette Chippington were simply brilliant at the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint Senior World Championships. All three were European Champions earlier in the seaons and left no doubts that they are the Queens of Canoe. See all results here. Here is a great interview with LTA […]

Women Canoeists Shine at European Sprint Championships
August 7th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

Gabi Yankelevich | Sportscene – With more than three thousand lakes and over thirty-three thousand kilometers of rivers and streams, Brandenburg, Germany was the ideal spot to host the 2014 ECA Canoe Sprint European Championships. The conditions for this year’s championships were at times more suitable for a surf ski or sailing competition, but the […]

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