25 min ago
JMA learns Olympic Venue promises big revenue
Hall County's city officials Monday night gathered at Jaemor Farms, one of the area's largest tourist and visitor attractions, to learn at their Joint Municipal Association meeting that upcoming events at the Olympic Venue at Clarks Bridge Park should mean big dollars.
4 hrs ago
French to be Canadian flag bearer for 2014 Youth Olympic Games
According to Canadian Olympic Committee Senior Manager of Media Relations Jane Almeida on Monday, fencer Dylan French of Richmond, British Columbia has been named the Canadian flag bearer in the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on August 16. French's claim to fame was winning a bronze medal in the epee ... (more)
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Waverly grad a kayak star, now Hall-of-Famer
It was 1976, and Waverly graduate Lynn Capen was looking for an adventure. Little did she know, the journey she was about to embark on would change her life forever.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Our Lives: Beach vacation memories
"Don't worry, Dad. I've got your back," my younger daughter said with a laugh from her seat in our neon green kayak.
Over 6,000 athletes expected to participate in first European Games in Baku
The bike parks will be created in Azerbaijan for mountain bike competitions as part of the preparation for the first European Games in Baku, according to the article of Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov published in Azerbaijan newspaper.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Paddler stoked for pride parade role
But when Waverley kayaker Connor Taras says that "maybe not making the Olympics in 2012 is one of the best things that has ever happened to me," he's not just mouthing some kind of trite locker-room cliche.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Outdoors Knoxville: events coming up Snorkel at the Obed, raft or...
Pat Rakes of Conservation Fisheries will lead a snorkeling trip on Saturday, July 26, at Clear Creek, an Obed Wild and Scenic River tributary.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Athletes face pressure to retain funding
Sporting chiefs whose budgets were slashed by the Australian Sports Commission's tough new funding model have expressed their disappointment and questioned the system's fairness.
Canning Town students experience Olympics legacy with whitewater rafting in Lee Valley
Students from Eastlea Community School experienced the legacy of the Olympics when they went whitewater rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre Students from Newham had a taste of the legacy of Olympics when they braved the rapids at Lee Valley White Water Centre, the world class venue that hosted the London 2012 Canoe Slalom event.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Top 20 New York Summer Vacation Destinations
Whether its a day trip or a weekend getaway, Summer is vacation time and there are several places to visit that are only a short drive away.
Silicon Alley Insider
The Secret To Turning Your Child Into A Sports Champion
The accepted wisdom is that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to excell at any discipline, but teaching kids to be good at sport is actually more complicated than that, finds Matt Gaw.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Ecover Blue Mile sees stars and families have fun on Weymouth Beach
The 'Ecover Blue Mile' was a hit on Weymouth Beach as competitors, families keen to have a go - and an Olympian - enjoyed a splashing time at the two-day event.
Schools news round up
Students from Dacorum braved the rapids at Lee Valley White Water Centre, the world-class venue that hosted the London 2012 Canoe Slalom event.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Nantahala Outdoor Center promotes youth fitness this summer
Nantahala Outdoor Center/special to the news sentinel Rafters run the Lesser Wesser Falls on the Nantahala River last year at the Nantahala Outdoor Center near Bryson City, N.C. This summer, the world-famous paddling school located in Bryson City, N.C., has scheduled a series of events aimed at increasing that number.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Weekend of watersports in Weymouth at the Ecover Blue Mile
The 'Ecover Blue Mile', run in conjunction with the Marine Conservation Society, aims to raise money and awareness of the charity's work protecting the coastline and marine life.
Sam and Chloe Magee failed to the result they wanted as they went out of the 2014 Canada Grand Prix to Max Schwenger and Carla Nelte of Germany.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Athens' Abandoned International Airport Is Incredibly Creepy
From Flight Club : Opened in 1938 and closed in 2001 after a new airport was built for the Olympics, Ellinikon International Airport sits abandoned without any hope for redevelopment since Greece is broker than an autojourno crashing an uninsured Lamborghini.
Hayward floats up whitewater kayak slalom standings
Ben Hayward is making waves: in the water, on the streets of Europe and, most importantly, in the world whitewater kayak slalom standings.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club paddlers surprise at Lake Placid
Clay Baker, right, and Owen Farley-Klacik teamed up for a victory in the two-person kayak 1,000-meter race and a silver medal in the two-person kayak 200 meters, as well as bronze in the 4-person kayak 1,000 meters.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
6 cool ways to enjoy a Pacific NW summer: paddle, bike, raft, hike, fly, kayak
Summer in the Pacific Northwest is outdoors time. With longer days and bluer skies, there are dozens of outside activities that don't require you to be a hard core athlete.