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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... 

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... 

Heath and Schofield Take Gold at Canoe Sprint Euro Championships

Heath and Schofield Take Gold at Canoe Sprint Euro Championships
British paddlers, Liam Heath and Jon Schofield are celebrating their third successive European Championship title after taking the Gold in Zagreb this weekend. The pair were competing in the K2 200m race, which they will also contest at the Olympic Games. Speaking to the media after their win, Heath was optimistic that they were peaking just in time for London 2012. Schofield was keen to pay tribute... 

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... 

9 Become 10 – Extra Athlete Added to Team GB Canoe Squad.

9 Become 10 - Extra Athlete Added to Team GB Canoe Squad.
Team GB’s Olympic canoe squad has announced that it will be adding an extra member just two days after the line-up of nine elite athletes was announced. It is not yet known who will take the extra slot or in which event they will be competing, but there are a number of likely candidates.News of the official British 2012 Olympic squad was well received by sports commentators across the country. The... 

Team GB Sprint Canoe Team Announced.

Team GB Sprint Canoe Team Announced.
Today saw official confirmation of the nine-strong Team GB canoe sprint squad, with the announcement causing a lot of excitement amongst sports enthusiasts. The team is being heralded as one of the strongest fielded by the U.K. at this Summer’s Olympic Games, leading many to speculate that medal success may well be within sight. - Leading the team is Olympic Gold Medalist Tim Brabants, who will... 

U.K. Extreme Sports – Latest Olympic News!

U.K. Extreme Sports - Latest Olympic News!
Extreme Sports at the London Olympics It’s been a busy few weeks for Britain’s extreme sports Olympic hopefuls, with several UCI World Championships and Olympic Test events taking place. For many athletes, the past few weeks have been decisive, determing whether they will receive a coverted invitation to compete at London 2012. Love Extreme Sports brings you a round-up of the latest news... 
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