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25/07/2017 || Jerker Lysell had the seconds on his side ||News||

The men’s race was tight and Jerker Lysell won with a margin of two seconds. The Swede really enjoy The World Games: “I think it is a good way to make orienteering global”. Listen to the interview with Lysell and find out how excited he is about tomorrow’s Middle distance, his first forest competition this year.

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25/07/2017 || Maja Alm is unbeatable in Sprint ||News||

Maja Alm is definitely the Sprint Queen of orienteering. She has won the sprint at the World Orienteering Championships three years in a row. Now she is also a World Games champion in sprint. Watch this interview with Maja to find out about the race, her impressive speed, her tough competition period and how sore her calves are.

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25/07/2017 || The World Games: Sprint golds for Maja Alm and Jerker Lysell ||Arena, News||

Maja Alm, Denmark had an outstanding victory, with a winning margin of 33 seconds, in the Sprint race in the old town quarter of Wroclaw today. Jerker Lysell, Sweden won the men’s race by 2 seconds.

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24/07/2017 || Leho Haldna: Way or no way to the Olympics? ||News, Newsletter||

“Our athletes and federations have to realise that the road to the Olympics is via The World Games, and The World Games are the highest level multi-sport event recognised by IOC where orienteering is on the programme.”

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24/07/2017 || The latest IOF newsletter is here! ||News||

Subscribers of the IOF Newsletter have received the latest issue.

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24/07/2017 || Striving for medals at The World Games ||News, Newsletter||

The World Games, the highest profile event for sports not in the Olympic Games, are now under way in Wroclaw, Poland. Three orienteering races are in the programme: a Sprint, a Middle Distance and a Sprint Relay. Follow the competitions at LIVE Orienteering.

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19/07/2017 || WOC promotion and relegation ||News||

The promotion and relegation based on the results at the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships have been made. Most notable are Ukrainian men’s and Latvian women’s promotion from Division 2 to Division 1.

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18/07/2017 || Indoor orienteering becoming increasingly popular in Latvia ||News, Newsletter||

The Latvian Orienteering Federation has been seeking a way to attract more people to the sport of orienteering and has found a great solution – indoor orienteering in popular public buildings.

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