22/02/2018 || WUSOC2018: Sprint Relay win for Norway ||Arena, News, SkiO||

Anna Ulvensøen and Jørgen Haugen Madslien, Norway won the Sprint Relay at the 2nd FISU World University Ski Orienteering Championships in Haanja, Estonia. Silver and bronze medals went to two Russian teams. Vladislav Kiselev and Marina Viatkina, from the 2nd Russian team finished in the second place, 36 seconds behind the Norway. Maria Petrushko and […]


21/02/2018 || WUSOC2018 Sprint: gold to Anna Ulvensøen and Sergei Gorlanov ||Arena, News, SkiO||

Anna Ulvensøen, Norway and Sergei Gorlanov, Russia won today’s Sprint race at the FISU World University Ski Orienteering Championships with winning margins of 30 and 3 seconds respectively. Ulvensøen took a strong lead right from the start and left no chances to beat her to the rivals. A fight for the silver and bronze medals was […]


21/02/2018 || IOF Meetings minutes summary ||News||

Here comes links to recent (after Joint meeting in January 2018) minutes that has been published on


20/02/2018 || 2nd FISU World University Ski Orienteering Championships opened in Tartu ||Arena, News, SkiO||

The 2nd FISU World University Ski Orienteering Championships starts tomorrow in Tartu, Estonia. Over 70 participants from 14 countries entered this year championships. All competitions will be held in Haanja, with an arena placed at Haanja Biathlon Stadium. Haanja is located 90 km from Tartu and is the hilliest part of Estonia. Competition terrain is […]


19/02/2018 || 3rd sprint format update ||Arena, FootO, News||

A 3rd sprint race format will be added to the existing individual sprint and mixed sprint relay races in the World Orienteering Championships programme starting 2020. A development project runs in a full speed with many test races taking place, and the first scheduled official race on 4th October 2018 at the IOF Orienteering World […]


19/02/2018 || Singaporeans visit Japan ||News, Newsletter||

The sport of orienteering has just started in Singapore. The Orienteering Federation Singapore became a member of the IOF last summer. The federation was invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and sent 5 orienteers from Singapore to Japan on the 20-28th of November.


16/02/2018 || World Orienteering Day newsletter published ||Arena, News||

A new WORLD ORIENTEERING DAY newsletter published. In this newsletter You will find examples of how the National Federations support WOD activities; the articles about maze orienteering; report about the last year’s WOD activities in Canberra, Australia and more. Read a newsletter here. Also, we gladly announce that Nokian Tyres, the main IOF sponsor, will […]


15/02/2018 || IOF sets the ball rolling with the Global Orienteering Volunteer Project ||News, Newsletter||

The Global Orienteering Volunteer Project was initiated in Autumn 2017 by the IOF Regional and Youth Development Commission. The principle aim is to bring orienteers who would like to share their expertise together with countries, clubs and orienteering communities which are in need of a helping hand.


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