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29/07/2008 || The Virtual Olympic Congress: One Click Away! ||News||

Making a contribution to the virtual Olympic Congress is now easier than ever! A simple click on the new banner to access the virtual Olympic Congress site will do it. Click on the banner, register and contribute online to the five Congress themes. Make your move! The themes are as follows: Theme 1: The athletes […]

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22/07/2008 || Panama IOF member No. 70 ||News||

At the 24th IOF Ordinary General Assembly held in conjunction with the World Orienteering Championships in the Czech Republic, Panama was admitted to associate membership of the IOF. Panama included, the IOF now has 70 members on all continents. Council elections The General Assembly re-elected Åke Jacobson (SWE) President of the IOF for the Congress […]

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19/07/2008 || World Championships organisers appointed ||News||

At the 24th IOF Ordinary General Assembly held 18.7.2008 in Prostejov, Czech Republic, Switzerland was appointed organiser of the 2012 World Orienteering Championships, and the 2011 World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships were awarded to Italy. Earlier in the week, the IOF Council awarded the 2011 World Masters Orienteering Championships to Hungary and appointed Poland organiser […]

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10/07/2008 || Several double golds at World Masters Championships ||News||

Seven competitors at this year’s World Masters Orienteering Championships, held recently in Portugal, won gold medals in both the sprint and the long distance events. This is the first year that a sprint race has been included in the programme. Three ladies achieved the feat: Gunvor Göranson SWE in W75, Astrid Andersson SWE in W85 […]

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09/07/2008 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: New nations make presence felt ||News||

The sport is developing! Even if the terrain in the Junior World Orienteering Championships suited runners from the Nordic countries, also athletes from other countries did very well in Gothenburg. The French girls impressed at JWOC. Karine D’Harreville (in the middle) won bronze in the middle. On the relay she and her team mates Gaelle […]

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08/07/2008 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: The young and talented Canadian ||News||

At home Emily Kemp competes with the seniors. At the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC), the young Canadian has shown great talent. In the future she wants to be among the very best. Emily who is from Ottawa is only 16 years old. At home, in Canada, she often runs in the senior class to […]

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08/07/2008 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: Johan has the feeling ||News||

The king of the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) has learnt how to avoid mistakes. The Swede, Johan Runesson, won three gold and a silver at JWOC. He shed tears after winning the long distance at JWOC. Two days earlier he won the middle distance but the long is the number one distance for him. […]

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08/07/2008 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: Jenny gets her revenge ||News||

Jenny Lönnkvist won her second individual gold and exacted revenge on the long distance and the relay. The Swede is a triple JWOC gold champion. She won the middle at JWOC in Australia last year. She didn’t do so well at the middle this year but she was still able to secure fifth place. She […]

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04/07/2008 || World Games 2009 Bulletin 1 now available ||News||

Click here to see the bulletin.

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03/07/2008 || O-zine 2/2008 has been published ||News||

Click here to see this year’s second issue of the O-zine.

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