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Silent Assassin, Ed McKeever, Strikes Gold in the Kayak Single 200m

Silent Assassin, Ed McKeever, Strikes Gold in the Kayak Single 200m
Ed McKeever already has a pretty damn extensive list of achievements to his name. The 28-year-old account-cum-superman from Bath is a former World Champion, a former European Champion and a three times Gold Medal winner at the Canoe Sprint World Cup 2012. Nonetheless, the kayaking battle royale that took place on Eton Dorney today saw the Team GB paddler extraordinaire fulfil a long held ambitions... 

McKeever, Walker, Heath and Schofield through to Finals

McKeever, Walker, Heath and Schofield through to Finals
Today’s Canoe Sprint Heats and Semifinals have seen a number of British paddlers progress to tomorrow’s “A Finals” at Eton Dorney, raising hopes that Team GB’s paddlers will secure a haul of medals for the ever growing British cache. McKeever, Walker, Heath and Schofield all successfully made it past the opening stages of their events and into the final, demonstrating aptly why the United... 

Ed McKeever Sets New Olympic Best in Men’s Kayak Single (K1) 200m

Ed McKeever Sets New Olympic Best in Men's Kayak Single (K1) 200m
British kayaker, Ed McKeever, has set a new Olympic record today in the opening Heats of the Men’s Kayak Single (K1) 200m event and he did so minutes after Canadian, Mark de Jong had done exactly the same. With a finish of 35.396, Mark shaved time off the original Olympic record, but only got to enjoy the title for a few minutes thanks to an epic performance from Ed McKeever. - Following their record... 

Josefa Idem Breaks World Record For Most Olympic Appearances

Josefa Idem Breaks World Record For Most Olympic Appearances
The folk at the Guinness Book of World Records are going to have to pull a few all nighters when the end of London 2012 finally arrives. The Americans, the Chinese and the British have been smashing sporting records left, right and centre, making this Olympics revolutionary in sporting terms. - One world record, which hasn’t received much attention in the U.S. or U.K. press was set on Tuesday when... 

Tim Brabants Finishes Eighth in K1 1000m

Tim Brabants Finishes Eighth in K1 1000m
Hopes that Team GB Canoe Sprint competitor Tim Brabants would add another medal to the growing pile of British 2012 trophies were dashed today when the veteran paddler finished eighth in the Final of the Kayak Single (K1) 1000m race at Eton Dorney. Brabants, who took gold in Beijing 2008, is the most successful kayaker the United Kingdom has ever produced, with a distinguished sporting career that... 

Rachel Cawthorn Smashes It – Kayak Single (K1) 500m at Eton Dorney

Rachel Cawthorn Smashes It - Kayak Single (K1) 500m at Eton Dorney
British Olympic paddler, Rachel Cawthorn has smashed her way into the final of the Women’s Kayak Single (K1) 500m with a sensational display of power and skill. The 23-year-old athlete from Guildford will now go on to compete against seven other elite kayakers for a medal at Eton Dorney on Thursday. - Rachel won her Heat, pulling in an excellent time of 1.53.491. In her semifinal she came up against... 

Reigning K1 Olympic Champ, Tim Brabants, Through to the Finals of London 2012

Reigning K1 Olympic Champ, Tim Brabants, Through to the Finals of London 2012
Tim Brabants, the reigning Kayak Singles 1000m Sprint Olympic champion has made it through to the finals of this event at London 2012. Brabants, who was world Champion in 2007 and took the gold medal at Beijing 2008, made it through to Wednesday’s final following a fiercely fought set of opening heats and equally ferocious semifinals. At the beginning of the elimination process there were 22 paddlers... 

Lizzie Neave Smashes It at the Women’s Kayak (K1) Olympic Heats

Lizzie Neave Smashes It at the Women's Kayak (K1) Olympic Heats
Whilst the BBC was wailing hysterically over  (much hyped) Tom Daley’s inability to bring home the goods, a less well known member of Team GB was smashing it in the opening Heats of the Women’s Kayak (K1) Slalom event. - Lizzie Neave stormed the opening stages of the compeition, achieving a beast score, which saw her placed second in the overall rankings. She missed out on topping the scoreboard... 

Richard Hounslow Narrowly Makes the K1 Slalom Semi Finals

Richard Hounslow Narrowly Makes the K1 Slalom Semi Finals
British kayaker, Richard Hounslow has made the semifinals of the London 2012 Olympic Kayak Single (K1)  Slalom event, having finished 11th overall in the opening heats. He will now join the 12 other highest ranked competitors on Wednesday in the second stage of the competition. - Hounslow faced a big challenge in the second run of the opening Heats, having finished in joint 14th place in the opening... 

Tickets For Olympic Sprint Canoe Still Available

Tickets For Olympic Sprint Canoe Still Available
Incredibly, there are still tickets available for the Olympic Sprint Canoe and Slalom Canoe events due to take place in August at Dorney Lake, Eton. Despite the fact that the Canoe and Kayak competitions are amongst a handful of sporting events at which Team GB stands a very decent chance of securing medals, the U.K. public has yet to buy-up all the available tickets. - Team GB’s Olympic Sprint Canoe... 
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