02/12/2016 || World Orienteering Day 2017 is open for registration ||News||
World Orienteering Day 2016 was a big success. Now is the time to start planning events for World Orienteering Day 2017.
30/11/2016 || Timo Ritakallio new President of the Finnish Olympic Committee ||News||
The now former President of the Finnish Orienteering Federation, Timo Ritakallio, has been elected new President of the Finnish Olympic Committee for the next four years. He has a vision of Finland hosting the Winter Olympics with SkiO on the programme.
29/11/2016 || New structure for Event Advising at the World Orienteering Championships ||News||
The IOF is putting in place a new team-based structure for event advising at WOC. And we are looking for a Project Manager to lead the team.
29/11/2016 || Invitation to Ski Orienteering Event Advisers’ and Organisers’ Clinic ||News||
In connection with the European Ski Orienteering Championships 2017, the IOF invites to a clinic for SkiO Event Advisors and organisers. The Clinic will be held in Imatra, Finland 8-10 February 2017.
25/11/2016 || World Military Orienteering Championships 2016 summary ||News||
Switzerland and Russia were the dominant nations at the World Military Orienteering Championships held in Brazil. Especially Matthias Kyburz finished an already incredible season, claiming four out of four victories.
22/11/2016 || Long distance for discussion ||News||
The GPS-tracking from the Long distance at this year’s World Orienteering Championships showed groups of elite runners catching each other up and running parts of the course together. A view that harms both athletes and spectators. Longer start interval, better forking or maybe a completely new format are some of the suggested solutions.