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Horse Racing: Preview of the 2016 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup; Futurity Stakes and more

After two thrilling weeks of action packed races, we hit a little bit of a lull this weekend and next as all the major prep for the 2017 Breeder Cup are in the books. That said, we will be looking at just two races this week in the Queen Elizabeth Challenge Cup at Keeneland for three-year-old fillies going nine furlongs for a half a million bucks. The “QE” drew a field of nine...
Via isportsweb.com
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Rio: Kozák, Carrington pick up multiple medals in women’s kayak sprints

Hungary’s Danuta Kozák has had a pretty solid week on the water in a kayak. She owned the 500m distance in kayak sprints, winning gold in singles and doubles this week in Rio. But New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington has also been making her mark in Rio, winning gold and bronze across two kayak sprint events this week as well. On Tuesday, Kozák won the doubles event in the 500m sprint...
Via Excelle Sports
August 18, 2016

Lisa Carrington, Isaquias Queiroz cruise to finals seeking more Olympic hardware

Sunny skies shined down on Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon on a beautiful 74 degree Olympic Day 12. Four different classes raced in heats and semifinals, with athletes in these classes vying for a spot in the Final A (medal race) race on Thursday. New Zealands Lisa Carrington and Brazils Isaquias Queiroz both head in to these races with Olympic hardware from Tuesday's final. Carrington...
Via CSN Chicago
August 17, 2016

Isaquias Queiroz, Lisa Carrington cruise to finals seeking more Olympic medals

Sunny skies shined down on Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon on a beautiful 74 degree Olympic Day 12. Four different classes raced in heats and semifinals, with athletes in these classes vying for a spot in the Final A (medal race) race on Thursday. New Zealands Lisa Carrington and Brazils Isaquias Queiroz both head in to these races with Olympic hardware from Tuesday's final. Carrington...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Carrington, Queiroz out for more hardware on Day 12

New Zealands Lisa Carrington and Brazils Isaquias Queiroz both came away with Canoe/Kayak Sprint medals on Olympic Day 11. On Day 12, they will start the quest for more hardware. Alongside them, the rest of the fastest paddlers in the world will attempt to lock their spots into Thursdays final races. Mens Kayak Double 1000m The day will begin at 8am ET with heats in the mens K2 1000...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Carrington, Queiroz out for more hardware on Day 12

New Zealands Lisa Carrington and Brazils Isaquias Queiroz both came away with Canoe/Kayak Sprint medals on Olympic Day 11. On Day 12, they will start the quest for more hardware. Alongside them, the rest of the fastest paddlers in the world will attempt to lock their spots into Thursdays final races. Mens Kayak Double 1000m The day will begin at 8am ET with heats in the mens K2 1000...
Via CSN Chicago
August 16, 2016

Lisa Carrington, Sebastian Brendel defend Olympic titles in canoe/kayak sprint

On a sunny, 74 degree day in Rio de Janeiro, four Olympic champions were crowned in canoe/kayak sprint. Two reigning, two new. Mens Canoe Single 1000m The crowd cheered as Sebastian Brendel pumped both of his fists in the air and accepted the gold medal from Tony Estanguet, a three-time Olympic canoe slalom champion. Brendel of Germany teared up after the conclusion of the German...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Lisa Carrington, Sebastian Brendel defend Olympic titles in canoe/kayak sprint

On a sunny, 74 degree day in Rio de Janeiro, four Olympic champions were crowned in canoe/kayak sprint. Two reigning, two new. Mens Canoe Single 1000m The crowd cheered as Sebastian Brendel pumped both of his fists in the air and accepted the gold medal from Tony Estanguet, a three-time Olympic canoe slalom champion. Brendel of Germany teared up after the conclusion of the German...
Via CSN Chicago
August 16, 2016

Lisa Carrington breaks away during women's kayak single 200m

Don't miss Lisa Carrington's dominate performance as she crushes the competition during the during women's kayak single 200m semifinal.
Via CSN Chicago
August 15, 2016

Lisa Carrington breaks away during women's kayak single 200m

Don't miss Lisa Carrington's dominate performance as she crushes the competition during the during women's kayak single 200m semifinal.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Kiwi kayaker, Lisa Carrington to uphold fastest sprinter in the world title

The sun shined down as the fastest canoe/kayak sprinters in the world took the start line on a beautiful early morning in Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon. It was no surpise that all of the favorites advanced to Final A (gold medal final). Mens Canoe Single 1000m Three heats started the day and the top finisher of each heat advanced automatically to Final A on Tuesday. The reigning Olympic...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Kiwi kayaker, Lisa Carrington to uphold fastest sprinter in the world title

The sun shined down as the fastest canoe/kayak sprinters in the world took the start line on a beautiful early morning in Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon. It was no surpise that all of the favorites advanced to Final A (gold medal final). Mens Canoe Single 1000m Three heats started the day and the top finisher of each heat advanced automatically to Final A on Tuesday. The reigning Olympic...
Via CSN Chicago
August 15, 2016

Team USA's Eichfeld, McEwan, Nee seek gold in canoe/kayak slalom final

Whitewater Stadium plays host to the mens canoe double and womens kayak single slalom semifinal and final. Mens canoe double Germanys Franz Anton and Jan Benzien, the gold medal favorites, finished fifth overall in the heats, Jonas Kaspar and Mark Sindler of the Czech Republic, who are favorites to win the silver medal, finished fourth. The bronze medal favorites, Americans Casey...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Team USA's Eichfeld, McEwan, Nee seek gold in canoe/kayak slalom final

Whitewater Stadium plays host to the mens canoe double and womens kayak single slalom semifinal and final. Mens canoe double Germanys Franz Anton and Jan Benzien, the gold medal favorites, finished fifth overall in the heats, Jonas Kaspar and Mark Sindler of the Czech Republic, who are favorites to win the silver medal, finished fourth. The bronze medal favorites, Americans Casey...
Via CSN Chicago
August 10, 2016

Olympic canoe/kayak slalom Day 4 recap: France rips through whitewater in C1 final

The king of canoe slalom, Tony Estanguet, a three-time Olympic gold medalist in canoe single (C1) slalom, retired after the London Games. His departure left Michal Martikan as the heavy favorite to win in Rio. Martikan, the 2012 London bronze medalist, failed to make Slovakias Olympic team, and now the C1 gold medal is anyone's for the taking. Fourteen athletes advanced to the semifinal...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic canoe/kayak slalom Day 4 recap: France rips through whitewater in C1 final

The king of canoe slalom, Tony Estanguet, a three-time Olympic gold medalist in canoe single (C1) slalom, retired after the London Games. His departure left Michal Martikan as the heavy favorite to win in Rio. Martikan, the 2012 London bronze medalist, failed to make Slovakias Olympic team, and now the C1 gold medal is anyone's for the taking. Fourteen athletes advanced to the semifinal...
Via CSN Chicago
August 09, 2016

Reigning canoe world champ David Florence comes up short

Attempting the double - winning the world championship and a gold medal - Great Britain's David Florence comes about 14 seconds shy of making that a reality.
Via CSN Chicago
August 09, 2016

Casey Eichfeld storms through slalom gates in C1 semifinal

Casey Eichfeld ripped through the whitewater in his canoe single semifinal run on Day 4 of the Rio Olympics.
Via CSN Chicago
August 09, 2016

Casey Eichfeld storms through slalom gates in C1 semifinal

Casey Eichfeld ripped through the whitewater in his canoe single semifinal run on Day 4 of the Rio Olympics.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports claim Olympic kayaker capsized after hitting underwater sofa

We may already have our strangest and most amusing story to come out of the Rio Olympic games. Paul Kelso, a journalist for Sky Sports in the UK, reported on Friday that an Olympic kayaker had capsized after hitting a submerged couch. No, really. The report, which immediately sparked the #kayaksofa hashtag on Twitter, was not corroborated by anyone else. Nevertheless, the organizers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Top canoe/kayak athletes to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games around the corner get to know the top six athletes in Olympic canoe/kayak. Lisa Carrington Not only did New Zealands Lisa Carrington win gold in the womens K1 200m at the London Games, but she is also a four-time world champion. At the Rio Games, Carrington is the favorite in the K1 200m and perhaps the favorite in the womens K1 500m which she won at the...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Top canoe/kayak athletes to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games around the corner get to know the top six athletes in Olympic canoe/kayak. Lisa Carrington Not only did New Zealands Lisa Carrington win gold in the womens K1 200m at the London Games, but she is also a four-time world champion. At the Rio Games, Carrington is the favorite in the K1 200m and perhaps the favorite in the womens K1 500m which she won at the...
Via CSN Chicago
August 01, 2016

3-time Olympic champ Estanguet co-president for Paris 2024

PARIS (AP) Three-time Olympic canoeing champion Tony Estanguet will join Bernard Lapasset as co-president of the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics, placing a top athlete at the forefront of the campaign. Previous bids from Paris for the 2012 Games and from Annecy for the 2018 Winter Games were both unsuccessful, and were perceived to have fallen short because of excessive government...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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