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American teenager Nevin Harrison wins first Olympic women’s canoe 200m

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There are so few top American canoeists and kayakers that growing up in Seattle, Nevin Harrison’s idols were athletes in other sports such as Gabby Douglas and Allyson Felix. Now aspiring American canoeists can look ...

Britain’s Liam Heath wins Olympic canoe bronze and ponders Paris push

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As the defending champion this Olympic Games was a new experience for Great Britain’s Liam Heath. The outcome was also different, but given his sluggish start in the frantic sprint race he was happy with bronze in the...

Australia’s Fox takes canoe slalom gold with silver for Team GB’s Franklin

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Hot favourite Jess Fox finally won the Olympic gold she craved after a thrilling final run in the canoe slalom. The Australian, widely considered the best individual female paddler in history surged down the course to...