Solomon and Boros sieze Berg by the jugular

2019-07-04 19:52

Overnight leaders and defending champions Graeme Solomon and Hungarian Adrián Boros extended their lead in the Berg River Canoe Marathon


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Four-time Olympic medallist banned for doping irregularities

2018-08-29 11:29

Beijing 2008 canoe sprint Olympic gold medallist, Inna Osypenko-Radomska, has been suspended for four years after refusing to undergo an out-of-competition drug test.


Shake-up to Berg racing format

2018-04-03 15:59

Entries for the boldly revamped Berg River Canoe Marathon opened this week, with the organisers offering two tiers of entries for the new team format.


Non-Stop Dusi gets the green light

2018-02-27 08:46

A sudden surge in entries and the signing of two sponsors has helped organisers of the Non-Stop Dusi Canoe Marathon confirm that the event will be staged on Friday.


SA surfski paddlers excel at Molokai

2018-05-28 11:51

SA paddlers have hit the headlines as Hayley Nixon won the women's race of the Jim Molokai Challenge, while Hank McGregor and Jasper Mocké raced onto the men's podium.


Khwela, Mbanjwa dominate Non-Stop Dusi

2018-03-02 19:48

A clinical performance from stalwarts Sbonelo Khwela and Thulani Mbanjwa saw the favourites romp home to the Non-Stop Dusi Canoe Marathon.


McGregor inducted into World Paddle Awards Academy

2018-02-26 18:16

Ten-time World Marathon champion and paddling legend Hank McGregor has been inducted into the World Paddle Awards Academy in Silkeborg.


SA paddlers set for sprint World Cups

2018-05-16 13:24

Four South African sprint canoeists will do battle with the world's best at the upcoming ICF Canoe Sprint World Cups in Hungary and Germany.


Stacked Non-Stop Dusi to separate the tough from the toughest

2018-03-01 15:05

A strong and surprisingly large field has signed up for the 2018 Non-Stop Dusi Canoe Marathon, set to be one of the hardest in memory.


Non-Stop Dusi to test most hardened paddlers

2018-02-22 15:33

After a memorable Dusi Canoe Marathon having just concluded, paddlers now do it all in one go in the Non-stop Dusi taking in the same route.

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Dusi heroes praised

2018-02-22 14:13

Two crews have been singled out as heroes for the part they played in saving paddlers in life-threatening situations in the recent Dusi Canoe Marathon.


Birkett, McGregor dominate Day 1 of the Dusi

2018-02-15 15:38

Pre-race favourites Andy Birkett and Hank McGregor and the Peek sisters Jordan and Cana have taken Stage 1 honours at the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon.


Modest Wheeler in for 47th Dusi finish

2018-02-07 15:03

Lyle Wheeler prepares to race another Dusi Canoe Marathon and is adamant that he will always be secondary to Graeme Pope-Ellis.


Houston brothers out to make Dusi impact

2018-01-24 12:50

For brothers Andrew and Alan Houston, the decision to challenge for the Dusi Canoe Marathon title was forged on the bitter disappointment of 2016.


Drak Day 1 lives up to expectations

2018-01-20 13:49

The fickle weather left the uMzimkulu River running very low, forcing the organisers to shorten day one of the 2018 Drak Challenge.


McGregor hits form ahead of Drak Challenge

2018-01-02 19:48

Ten-time world champion Hank McGregor showed ominous signs of his best form in the build-up to the important Drak Challenge.


Big ladies contest lined up for 2018 Dusi

2017-12-07 18:56

The countdown to the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon begins, the women's K2 title hopefuls will be sizing up in December for a vital cog in their preparation.

South Africa

Birkett wins 8th Dusi with legend McGregor

2018-02-17 14:40

Andy Birkett and Hank McGregor have won the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon while Cara and Jordan Peek won the women's race.


Stott, Nkhoesa ready to pounce at Dusi

2018-02-13 11:46

Ant Stott and Banetse Nkhoesa are poised to disrupt the sharp end of the field at the Dusi Canoe Marathon this week.


McGregor relishing his Dusi combo with Birkett

2018-02-06 11:06

Seven time Dusi champion Andy Birkett, world champ Hank McGregor is finding the approach to the 2018 edition totally invigorating.


'Incredible' 30 in a row looms for Oliver at Dusi

2018-01-24 11:07

Many paddlers will be eyeing personal milestones at the Dusi Canoe Marathon, but very few are as significant as Lorna Oliver.


Absorbing ladies tussle expected at Drak Challenge

2018-01-16 11:55

A showdown is looming as a strong field of female paddlers square off in what is likely to be a tussle for the vacant Drak Challenge women's title.


Boros back for another bite at the Drak Challenge

2017-12-28 11:50

Hungarian canoeing ace Adrián Boros has added his name to the entry for the Drak Challenge, which starts at Castleburn and finishes Early Mist Farm.


Sweeping changes made for Berg Canoe Marathon

2017-12-05 13:54

Sweeping changes have been made to the format of the iconic Berg River Canoe Marathon that will take place from Paarl to Velddrif in 2018.


Birkett, McGregor win drama-filled Day 2 of Dusi

2018-02-16 16:54

The action-packed Dusi Canoe Marathon dished up another dose of drama on day two with an end sprint deciding the men’s stage winners.


Van der Merwe paddling for Cerebral Palsy at Dusi

2018-02-09 14:02

The Dusi Canoe Marathon continues to be used as a vehicle to spread awareness like Megan van der Merwe who will be paddling for cerebral palsy.


U23 men's Dusi showdown set for fitting finale

2018-02-01 14:53

The Dusi Canoe Marathon is set to dish up a number of mouth-watering showdowns, none more exciting than the contest for the under-23 men's crown.


Birkett races into the Drak record books

2018-01-22 11:04

Andy Birkett bagged a fifth consecutive win at the Drak Challenge to equal Ant Stott's record for the most overall race wins.


4 stalwarts take aim at 20th Drak Challenge finishes

2018-01-15 14:17

Owen Hemmingway aims to extend his record for the most finishes in the Drak Challenge and there are four stalwarts aiming to join the elite quartet.


Team racing makes its debut at the Drak Challenge

2017-12-19 11:43

The Drak Challenge has added a team event to its race options, allowing paddlers to enter as two K1 craft, and enjoy the popular two-day outing


Dream duo Birkett, McGregor lining up Dusi assault

2017-12-01 10:53

Andy Birkett dropped a bombshell ahead of the Dusi Canoe Marathon by confirming that he has scooped world champion Hank McGregor as his partner.


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