Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Canoe-Kayak’ Category

‘Small flame’ ignited Canada’s Vincent Lapointe through acquittal on doping charge

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Laurence Vincent Lapointe credits a "weird little flame" inside her for helping her stay strong when it looked like her Olympic dreams would be dashed.

Canoe federation delays doping ruling on Canada’s Laurence Vincent Lapointe

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Canadian canoe star Laurence Vincent Lapointe must wait longer to find out if she will compete at the Tokyo Olympics in July as the International Canoe Federation needs more time to make a decision regarding her doping violation last year.

After anti-doping hearing, Canadian sprint canoeist Vincent Lapointe to soon learn Olympic fate

Monday, December 9th, 2019

Laurence Vincent Lapointe will learn if she is eligible to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics within the next 30 days.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: 2019 world rowing championships

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Tune into Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. This week's edition features coverage of the world rowing championships.

Watch 2019 Canadian national sprint canoe kayak championships

Monday, August 26th, 2019

CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the 2019 Canadian national sprint canoe kayak championships from Regina.

Watch 2019 world rowing championships from Austria

Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Watch live action from the 2019 world rowing championships from Austria.

Watch 2019 ICF canoe sprint world championships from Hungary

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the 2019 ICF canoe spring world championships from Hungary.

A look at 5 prominent doping incidents involving Canadian athletes

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe is the latest Canadian Olympic medal hopeful to get caught up in a doping controversy. She has tested positive for the banned substance Ligandrol — which can help build and repair muscles. Here's a look at five previous doping incidents involving Canadian Olympic athletes.

Canada’s Vincent Lapointe reveals she tested positive for muscle-building substance

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Canada’s Laurence Vincent Lapointe, an 11-time canoe world champion, revealed on Tuesday that she has tested positive for Ligandrol, which can help repair and build muscles.

Canadian sprint canoeist Laurence Vincent-Lapointe tests positive for banned substance

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Laurence Vincent-Lapointe of Trois-Riviè???????res, Que., will not compete at this week's canoe sprint world championships in Hungary after failing an out-of-competition doping test in late July and has been provisionally suspended, pending the outcome of her case.