30/09/2009 || Guidelines for organisers of World Orienteering Championships ||News||

A first edition of WOC Guidelines has been published. These Guidelines are designed to help World Orienteering Championships organisers interpret IOF rules and be well prepared for the scale and complexity of the work involved in organising a WOC. The guidelines are not a complete set of instructions for organising the competition, but they aim […]


28/09/2009 || Niggli and Hubmann take World Cup titles ||News||

She’s done it! Simone Niggli rounded off her season in the best possible way by winning the PostFinance Sprint in Zurich city centre and in so doing, becoming the overall winner of the 2009 World Cup. Daniel Hubmann also won for the second day running, finishing with a huge points lead in the men’s World […]


26/09/2009 || World Cup: Exciting middle distance in Zurich ||News||

Today’s women’s race has set up a fantastic sprint competition tomorrow, with three runners having an almost equal chance of taking the overall World Cup title. Only 8 points separate the top three in the women’s World Cup standings after today’s middle distance race. In the men’s class, World Cup leader Daniel Hubmann won convincingly, […]


25/09/2009 || World Cup Final in Zurich ||News||

Who will take overall victory in the World Cup this year? That question will be decided this weekend when the two final events take place in and around Zurich, Switzerland. Both races count for World Cup points, along with a competitor’s best 5 of the 7 races held so far. A battle between world champions […]


11/09/2009 || IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers Clinics in Russia and Romania ||News||

When the international ski orienteering season kicks off in Russia in January, there will be more going on than just the World Cup events. Team leaders, officials and other people interested in the sport are invited to participate in the IOF Event Advisers clinic on the rest day of the World Cup Round 1. A […]


04/09/2009 || IOF World Ranking: Old and new leaders after the World Championships ||News||

Last year, Simone Niggli had been leading the World Ranking List for a record of 323 consecutive weeks, before her break in competing forced her to give up the first place to Minna Kauppi. Now she is back. After two bronze medals and one world champion title in Hungary, Simone is leading the world rankings […]


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