10/01/2013 || Invitation to O-Ringen Academy 2013 ||News||

The International Orienteering Federation and the organisers of O-Ringen Boden 2013 are pleased to invite participants to the O-Ringen Academy to be organized in Sweden during 17-27 July 2013.


10/01/2013 || Ski Orienteering Training Handbook published ||News||

The chairman of the IOF Ski Orienteering Athletes’ Commission, Hans Jørgen Kvåle, has written a training handbook for ski orienteering. The book is a comprehensive work that describes everything from ski orienteering equipment and formats to detailed training examples.


09/01/2013 || HLES 2013 in Edinburgh breaking records ||News||

The upcoming IOF High Level Event Seminar (HLES) in Edinburgh, Great Britain, 2-3 February generates a record interest. With still almost a week to the deadline, over 40 participants from 12 nations ranging from Spain to Hong Kong have entered, which beats all previous participation numbers.


08/01/2013 || Alexandersson and Kyburz win Sprint final ||News||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden and Matthias Kyburz, Switzerland ran out winners of an intense Sprint final in Wellington, where getting the route choices right was the key to success. Lizzie Ingham achieved the best-ever New Zealand women’s international result with third place.


07/01/2013 || Technical Sprint Qualification in Wellington ||News||

Qualification for the second World Cup race of the season, a Sprint, took place today. Runners faced very detailed urban terrain around the parliament buildings in Wellington. Winners, and therefore last to start in the final tomorrow, were Tove Alexandersson, Sweden and Fabian Hertner, Switzerland.


06/01/2013 || World Cup wins for Jansson and Hertner ||News||

Helena Jansson, Sweden and Fabian Hertner, Switzerland won the first event in the 2013 World Cup, over Middle distance on very technical open beach sand-dune terrain on a hot and sunny day in New Zealand. The Swedish team had a very good day overall, with 5 runners among the fastest 11 in both races.


04/01/2013 || SkiO Tour kicks off new season ||News||

The European Championships in Latvia in February and the World Championships in Kazakhstan in March will be the peak points of the season for all of the world’s elite ski orienteers. But the international season starts this weekend with a 7-event ‘SkiO Tour’ in France, Italy and Switzerland.


04/01/2013 || New Zealand start for 2013 World Cup ||News||

This year’s World Cup starts with three events in New Zealand as part of the Oceania Carnival. More than 120 athletes from 20 nations have gathered on the country’s North Island to take part.


01/01/2013 || Athlete of January one of the all time best ||News||

Nine medals at the World Championships, eleven at the European Championships, one World Cup victory overall – few can beat this! Especially as the World Championships and the World Cup are only held every second year.


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